21 avril 2018

Mark Rothko's monumental canvas No. 7 (Dark Over Light), 1954 to highlight Christie's sale

Mark Rothko, No. 7 (Dark Over Light), 1954, oil on canvas, 90 ⅛ x 58 ⅝ in. Estimate in the region of $30 million. © Christie’s Images Limited 2018. NEW YORK, NY.- Mark Rothko’s monumental canvas, No. 7 (Dark Over Light), 1954, will highlight the May 17 Evening Sale of Post-War and Contemporary Art in New York (estimate in the region of $30 million). At nearly eight feet tall, No. 7 (Dark Over Light) belongs to a select group of canvases that were among the largest that Rothko ever painted. Its grand scale is matched only by... [Lire la suite]
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16 mars 2018

A Platinum and Diamond ‘Leaf and Flower’ Bracelet, Verdura, 1954

Lot 893. A Platinum and Diamond ‘Leaf and Flower’ Bracelet, Verdura, 1954. Estimate 50,000 – 70,000 USD. Lot sold 68,500 USD. Photo: Sotheby's 2012 designed as a meandering flowering vine, set with numerous old mine and old European-cut diamonds weighing approximately 25.00 carats, length 6½ inches, unsigned; with fitted and signed box.  Sotheby's. Property from the Estate of Brooke Astor. New York, 24 sept. 2012
19 janvier 2017

Nicolas de Staël, Les martigues, 1954

Nicolas De Staël (Saint Petersbourg, Russia 5/01/1914 - Paris, France 16/03/1955), Les martigues, 1954. Oil on canvas, 19 x 24 cm; 35 x 40 cm (with frame). Bailly Gallery at Brafa Art Fair, Brussels, 21-29 january 2017. Nicolas de Staël, Catalogue Raisonné de l'oeuvre peint, Neuchâtel, 1997, p.530, no.821, illustrated. Nicolas de Staël is one of the most influential european painters during the post-war years. Today his paintings are worth several millions euros and can be found in the collections of public institutions all over... [Lire la suite]
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27 novembre 2016

Balenciaga, Evening Gown, 1954

Balenciaga, Evening Gown, 1954
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27 novembre 2016

Cristóbal Balenciaga Evening Gown, 1954

Cristóbal Balenciaga Evening Gown, 1954. Photo By Phillippe Pottier
27 novembre 2016

Point d'esprit tulle evening gown by Balenciaga, 1954

Point d'esprit tulle evening gown by Balenciaga, 1954
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08 novembre 2016

René Gruau, 1954, Balenciaga, Vogue US

René Gruau, 1954, Balenciaga, Vogue US
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27 octobre 2016

Staley Wise opens exhibition of photographs by Slim Aarons

Slim Aarons, Jacqueline Kennedy at the April in Paris Ball, 1959. NEW YORK, NY.- Slim Aarons made a career, in his words, “photographing attractive people doing attractive things in attractive places.” His subjects were the beautiful and the celebrated, the rich and the powerful, high society and aristocracy. Slim Aarons captured their image for the picture magazines throughout the second half of the twentieth century. In doing so he defined the image of the Beautiful People, the international Jet Set who strode the... [Lire la suite]
21 septembre 2016

Paul Jacoulet : un artiste français au Japon (1896-1960)

Paul Jacoulet : un artiste français au Japon (1896-1960) - Affiche. PARIS - Paul Jacoulet, rare Occidental ayant passé toute sa vie au Japon, a renouvelé l’art de l’estampe ukiyo-e par l’audace des couleurs et l’originalité des sujets traités. Artiste-voyageur, il a réalisé d’étonnantes séries de portraits et de scènes de la vie quotidienne du Japon, mais aussi de Corée, de Chine, de Mongolie, de Micronésie. La centaine de gravures sur bois réunies dans cette exposition ont été réalisées entre 1934 et 1960.  ... [Lire la suite]
19 septembre 2016

Sotheby's to offer Lord & Lady Attenborough's celebrated private collection of Picasso ceramics

 “My family and I have experienced untold joy assembling our ceramic collection over the last 50 years” Lord Attenborough, 2007. Photo: Sotheby's. LONDON.- This November, Sotheby’s will offer at auction the celebrated private collection of Picasso ceramics assembled by Lord and Lady Attenborough. Renowned for its quality and prescience, the collection was built with the joyfilled tradition of an annual pilgrimage to the South of France, where Lord Attenborough, his wife Sheila, and their children enjoyed... [Lire la suite]