10 juillet 2016

Francis Bacon, Monaco and French culture is focus of exhibition at Grimaldi Forum

'Francis Bacon, Monaco and French Culture'. Photo JC Vinaj MONACO.- The Grimaldi Forum, Monaco is presenting a major exhibition, Francis Bacon, Monaco and French Culture from 2 July to 4 September 2016. The exhibition, curated by Martin Harrison, editor of the forthcoming Francis Bacon Catalogue Raisonné (publication 30 June 2016), takes place with the support of The Estate of Francis Bacon in London, and the Francis Bacon MB Art Foundation based in Monaco. Francis Bacon’s cultural orientation was, to an... [Lire la suite]

04 juin 2016

Masterpiece by Francis Bacon leads Christie's sale of the Marcie-Rivière collection

PARIS.- Christie’s will offer the Collection Zeineb et Jean-Pierre Marcie-Rivière, un couple de grands amateurs et mécènes, on 8 and 9 June 2016. This unique sale, gathering major modern and contemporary artworks, antiquities and decorative arts is among the most prestigious private collections of art and design organised by Christie’s in France. This sale, comprising 370 lots, estimated in the region of €18 million, will pay tribute to the discerning eye of Zeineb and Jean-Pierre Marcie-Rivière, a couple well known for... [Lire la suite]
12 mai 2016

Sotheby's New York Contemporary Art Evening Auction achieves $242,194,000

Cy Twombly’s Untitled (New York City) was the highlight of the sale, selling for $36,650,000. Photo: Sotheby's NEW YORK, NY.- Grégoire Billault, Head of Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Department in New York: “Tonight we achieved exactly what we set out to do: tailor a sale to the market’s current taste. You only had to count the number of hands in the air for works as diverse as the 2012 Ghenie, Calder from the Barr Collection, and sublime paintings by Sam Francis and Francis Bacon to see that collectors continue to show... [Lire la suite]
29 février 2016

Exhibition at Pera Museum includes a broad selection of 70 paintings by Giorgio de Chirico

Giorgio de Chirico, The Disquietening Muses, (c. 1974) (signed “1924”). Oil on canvas, 65 x 50 cm. Fondazione Giorgio e Isa de Chirico Collection.  ISTANBUL.- Pera Museum is presenting an exhibition of Giorgio de Chirico, The Enigma of the World. Realized in collaboration with the Fondazione Giorgio e Isa de Chirico in Rome, the exhibition includes a broad selection of 70 paintings, 2 lithography series, and 10 sculptures of the iconic Italian painter Giorgio de Chirico. The inventor of the Metaphysical Art and... [Lire la suite]
28 janvier 2016

Galerie Dansk Møbelkunst at TEFAF 2016

Hans Wegner (Tønder 1914-2007 Copenhagen), Pair of deck chairs. Oak, halyard, steel and canvas, 73-91 x 187 x 62 cm (adjustable in height). Made by cabinetmaker Johannes Hansen, Denmark, 1958. Galerie Dansk Møbelkunst at TEFAF 2016 © TEFAF Maastricht, 2015 Literature: Christian Holmsted Olesen, Wegner - Just one good chair, Hatje Cantz, 2014, p. 192 Hans Wegner (Tønder 1914-2007 Copenhagen), Architect's desk. Teak, oak and steel, 195 x 89.5 x 72.5 cm. Made by... [Lire la suite]
22 janvier 2016

Picasso, Matisse & Monet to lead Sotheby's London Impressionist, Modern & Surrealist Art Evening Sales

Photo Sotheby's. LONDON.- Sotheby’s London Impressionist, Modern & Surrealist Art Evening Sales on 3rd February are characterised by their breadth of range within these collecting categories, combined with an outstanding level of quality across the board. Encompassing works by the most sought-after artists including Claude Monet, Henri Matisse, Edgar Degas, Pablo Picasso, Auguste Rodin, Paul Delvaux and René Magritte, to name but a few, the 54 lots in the evening sales are estimated to fetch a combined total of... [Lire la suite]

08 novembre 2015

Charles James (American, born Great Britain, 1906–1978), "Clover Leaf" Evening Dress, 1953

Charles James (American, born Great Britain, 1906–1978), "Clover Leaf" Evening Dress, 1953. White silk satin, white silk faille, black silk-rayon velvet. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Gift of Elizabeth Fairall, 1953 (C.I.53.73)
07 novembre 2015

Fashion's evolution showcased in exhibition at the Cincinnati Art Museum

Charles James, "Four-Leaf Clover" dress, 1953. Duchesse satin, lace, and silk shantung. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection, 2009; Gift of Josephine Abercrombie,1953, 2009.300.784. Image © The Metropolitan Museum of Art. CINCINNATI, OH.- High Style: Twentieth Century Masterworks from the Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection opens at the Cincinnati Art Museum on Nov. 7. This landmark exhibition of garments and accessories from the Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan... [Lire la suite]
25 octobre 2015

Anne Gunning in Christian Dior, 1953

Anne Gunning in Christian Dior, 1953
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23 octobre 2015

Mark Shaw, Dior, 1952-1962

Mark Shaw. Modèle dans la maison de Christian Dior, 1953.  Mark Shaw. Christian Dior, Paris, 1956 Mark Shaw. Jacqueline de Ribes dans la maison de Christian Dior, 1959  Mark Shaw. Smoking Christian Dior's Black Dress in Apartments of Suzanne Luling, Paris, 1960.  Mark Shaw. Modèle en Dior dans l' appartement de Suzanne Luling, 1960 Mark Shaw. Modèle en Dior dans l' Appartement de Francine Weisweiller, 1960. Mark Shaw. Dovima en Christian Dior,... [Lire la suite]