10 octobre 2015

Christie's to offer a rich selection of works of art across all Italian art movements

LONDON.- Christie’s season of Post-War & Contemporary Art auctions will be highlighted by the 15th edition of The Italian Sale, which will take place on 16 October in King Street following the Post-War & Contemporary Art Evening Auction. Subsequent to the record breaking successes of the Italian Sale last year, which realised £27.5 million, this year’s edition will continue to represent a rich array of works across all artistic movements within Italian Art, with key works by Modern and Post-War artists such as... [Lire la suite]
03 octobre 2015

Mary McLaughlin in evening dress by Dior, photo by William Klein, Paris, 1957

Mary McLaughlin in evening dress by Dior, photo by William Klein, Paris, 1957.
14 septembre 2015

Norman Hartnell, Cream crinoline gown with blue embroidery

 Norman Hartnell, Cream crinoline gown with blue embroidery. The Royal Collection, RCIN 200128 © 2008, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II A fine example of Hartnell’s crinoline-inspired evening gowns with magnificent jewelled embroideries. Worn during the Tour of Canada and the United States of America, October 1957. 
14 septembre 2015

Sotheby's Hong Kong to present Fine Chinese Paintings Autumn Sale 2015 on 6 October

HONG KONG.- Sotheby’s Hong Kong Fine Chinese Paintings Autumn Sale will be held on 6 October in Hall 3 of the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. Offering more than 300 works estimated in excess of HK$160 million / US$20 million*, the sale will feature salient works with prominent exhibition history by leading modern Chinese artists such as Zhang Daqian, Fu Baoshi, Huang Binhong and Wu Guanzhong. An auction preview will be held from 2 October to 5 October.  In addition to the sale, Sotheby’s Hong Kong has been... [Lire la suite]
12 août 2015

Cristobal Balenciaga, ensemble du soir, 1957

Cristobal Balenciaga, ensemble du soir, 1957, organza, machine lace, crêpe de chine. Les Arts Décoratifs, Paris © Les Arts Décoratifs, Paris.
30 juillet 2015

Cristóbal Balenciaga, Woman's Cocktail Dress and Coat, 1957

Cristóbal Balenciaga (Spain, active France, 1895-1972), Woman's Cocktail Dress and Coat, 1957. Warp-printed chiné silk taffeta. a) Dress center back length: 38 in. (96.52 cm); b) Coat center back length: 48 in. (121.92 cm). Gift of Mrs. Frank Fuller (M.59.18.2a-b). Los Angeles County Museum of Art © Los Angeles County Museum of Art.


30 juillet 2015

Cristóbal Balenciaga, Woman's Cocktail Dress and Coat, 1957

Cristóbal Balenciaga (Spain, active France, 1895-1972), Woman's Cocktail Dress and Coat, 1957. Warp-printed chiné silk taffeta. a) Dress center back length: 38 in. (96.52 cm); b) Coat center back length: 48 in. (121.92 cm). Gift of Mrs. Frank Fuller (M.59.18.2a-b). Los Angeles County Museum of Art © Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
21 juillet 2015

Cristobal Balenciaga, Wedding dress, 1957

Cristobal Balenciaga, Wedding dress, 1957 © Mona Bismarck Foundation
29 juin 2015

Masterpiece London 2015 opens with record attendees, significant sales across the board and major unveilings

Exterior of Masterpiece London 2015 with 'Adam' and 'Eve' by Richard Hudson, represented by Leila Heller Gallery. Photo: Deniz Faragulle. LONDON.- The Preview Day of the sixth edition of Masterpiece London ended with reports of record visitor numbers and strong sales across the board. The Fair draws collectors, curators, and designers from all over the world who view and purchase exceptional works of art spanning over 4,000 years of art history. This year the Fair welcomed a record 8,900 visitors on its opening day... [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]