25 juillet 2015

"Philippe Halsman. Étonnez-moi !", Rétrospective au Jeu de Paume‏

Philippe Halsman — Autoportrait, 1950. Archives Philippe Halsman © 2015 Philippe Halsman Archive / Magnum Photos PARIS - Le photographe Philippe Halsman (Riga, Lettonie, 1906 - New York, 1979) mène pendant une quarantaine d'années une carrière exemplaire, depuis ses débuts à Paris dans les années 1930, jusqu'à l'immense succès de son studio new-yorkais entre 1940 et 1970. À Paris, puis à New-York, Philippe Halsman collabore à de nombreux magazines, Vogue, Vu, Voilà..., et Lifedont il réalisera 101... [Lire la suite]

20 juillet 2015

Cristobal Balenciaga

Dress, Cristobal Balenciaga, 1950. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Ensemble, Cristobal Balenciaga, 1953. The Goldstein Museum of Design. Dress, Cristobal Balenciaga, 1960. Musée Galleira de la Mode de la Ville de Paris. Dress, Cristobal Balenciaga, 1962. Musée Galliera de la Mode de la Ville de Paris. Dress (detail), Cristobal Balenciaga, 1962. Musée Galliera de la Mode de la Ville de Paris.
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10 juillet 2015

Pierre Balmain Haute Couture, 1953. Robe de cocktail en velours noir, travail de fleurs réalisé par la Maison Lesage

Pierre Balmain Haute Couture, 1953. Robe de cocktail en velours noir, travail de fleurs en bouillonné de mousseline, tiges et feuilles en minuscules rubans réalisé par la Maison Lesage. Estimation 3,000 — 5,000 €. Lot. Vendu 25,000 €. Photo: Sotheby's. Provenance: Garde-robe du mannequin vedette de la maison Balmain, Paulette. Pierre Balmain Haute Couture, 1953 A black velvet evening gown embroidered with trailing ribbon work flowers by Maison Lesage, from the wardrobe of one of... [Lire la suite]
23 juin 2015

James Richards selects painting by Francis Bacon for final presentation of the V-A-C collection

Francis Bacon, Study for a Portrait, 1953. Oil on canvas, 78 x 54 in. (198 x 137 cm) © The Estate of Francis Bacon. All rights reserved, DACS 2015 Photo: Prudence Cuming Associates Ltd. LONDON.- Turner-Prize nominated artist James Richards has selected Francis Bacon’s Study for a Portrait (1953) for this fourth and final presentation of works from the V-A-C collection, Moscow, on show at the Whitechapel Gallery from 23 June –- 30 August 2015. The artist has composed a new sound work for this display, which... [Lire la suite]
18 mai 2015

Calligraphic Abstraction exhibition opens at Seattle Art Museum's Asian Art Museum

Son Man-jin, Hwa Kwan Dong Jin, 2003. Engraving and color on tile, 8 x 4 x 16in. (20.3 x 10.2 x 40.6cm), Gift of Kim KyooYun, 2003.114, © Son Man-jin. SEATTLE, WA.- Calligraphic Abstraction is about beauty. It’s a celebration of one of the oldest artistic traditions – and what can be seen just by looking. On view now at SAM’s Asian Art Museum, the exhibition presents 36 outstanding works selected from collections of the Seattle Art Museum and private collectors to showcase this art form that has thrived for thousands of... [Lire la suite]
26 avril 2015

For the first time in Europe, Fondazione Marconi presents Lucio Fontana's 'Concetto spaziale, Trinità'

Lucio Fontana, Spatial Concept. Trinity, 1966, water-based paint on canvas, black and white lacquered wood. Triptych 203 x 203 cm each. © Fondazione Lucio Fontana MILAN.- In conjunction with Expo 2015, Fondazione Lucio Fontana and Fondazione Marconi are presenting a tribute to Lucio Fontana at the recently renewed and extended Fondazione Marconi premises.  For the first time in Europe, the work Concetto spaziale, Trinità [Spatial Concept, Trinity] is being exhibited as Fontana himself planned in a number of... [Lire la suite]


06 avril 2015

The century mark: Tel Aviv Museum of Art visits Berlin modern and contemporary art

Mark Rothko, No. 24 (Untitled), 1951. Oil on canvas, 236.9 x 120.7. Tel Aviv Museum of Art. Gift of The Mark Rothko Foundation, Inc., New York, through the American Friends of the Tel Aviv Museum of Art, 1986 © Kate Rothko-Prizel & Christopher Rothko / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2015 / Photo Avraham Hay. BERLIN.- On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the establishment of German-Israeli diplomatic relations, the Tel Aviv Museum of Art sent 72 works from its collection to Berlin. The works were selected from three major... [Lire la suite]
28 juillet 2014

Balenciaga

Balenciaga Dress with Scarves- 1951. 1952 - Sunny Harnett in Balenciaga Photo by Richard Avedon for Vogue, Balenciaga, 1952 Sophie Malgat is wearing an evening dress of white organdie embroidered with black polka-dots. 1953 - Balenciaga Evening Dress. 1955-56. Dovima is wearing a dress by Balenciaga. Photo Richard Avedon for Harper's Bazaar. 
05 mai 2014

Henri Mege (1909-1984), Soir à Tinh Do, environs de Saïgon, 1953

Henri Mege (1909-1984), Soir à Tinh Do, environs de Saïgon, 1953. Photo Kapandji Morhange Huile sur isorel signé en bas à gauche, titré, daté et contresigné au dos. 10,5 x 14,5 cm Kapandji Morhange. Mercredi 07 mai à 14h00. Drouot Richelieu - Salle 5. EMail : kapandjimorhange@gmail.com - Tél. : +33 1 48 24 26 10
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17 avril 2014

Exceptional selection of ceramics by Pablo Picasso to be offered at Sotheby's London

Pablo Picasso, Chouette. Terre de faïence vase, 1968. Estimate: £6,000-8,000. Photo: Sotheby's LONDON.- Sotheby’s is to offer an exceptional selection of ceramics by Pablo Picasso in London on 7 May 2014. This follows Sotheby’s auction in March 2013 of Important Ceramics by Pablo Picasso from a Private Collection, in which all the ceramic lots sold. The comprehensive group of over 170 works represents an opportunity for collectors to acquire their own work of art by one of the 20th century’s most famous artists. The sale includes... [Lire la suite]