10 novembre 2016

Exhibition traces the history of Mark Rothko’s use of dark colors

Mark Rothko, Black in Deep Red, 1957, oil on canvas, 69-3/8" x 53-3/4" (176,2 cm x 136,5 cm) © 1998 Kate Rothko Prizel & Christopher Rothko / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.  NEW YORK, NY.- The Pace Gallery is presenting Rothko: Dark Palette, an exhibition tracing the history of Mark Rothko’s use of dark colors in his sectional paintings. It is on view at 510 West 25th Street from November 4, 2016 through January 7, 2017. The exhibition reveals the development of Rothko’s expressive use of... [Lire la suite]

08 juillet 2016

Back on Gertrud & Otto Natzler's works sold at LAMA, December 11, 2011 Auction

Lot 257. Gertrud & Otto Natzler, Monumental vase, 1957. Glazed ceramic. Signed “Natzler” and retains inventory “J139″. Approx. 18″ x 14″. Estimate: $100,000 – 150,000. Realized: $93,750. © LAMA Lot 258. Gertrud & Otto Natzler, Tea set, c. 1940s. Cups signed “G.O.N.” ; others signed “Natzler” Comprised of a teapot with lid and stand, creamer, sugar bowl, plate with curved sides, and 4 cups and saucers Teapot with lid and stand: 4.5″ x 9.75″ x 7″; Creamer: 1.5″ x 5.25″ x 4.5″; Sugar: 1.5″ x 4.75″; Strainer plate: 1.5″... [Lire la suite]
28 juin 2016

Yves Klein (1928 - 1962) Untitled Blue Monochrome (IKB 217), 1957

Lot 3. Yves Klein (1928 - 1962), Untitled Blue Monochrome (IKB 217), stamped with the artist's monogram on the reverse, dry pigment and synthetic resin on canvas laid down on panel, 78.1 by 56.2 cm. 30 3/4 by 22 1/8 in. Executed in 1957. Estimation 1,500,000 — 2,000,000 GBP (1,899,750 - 2,533,000 EUR). Photo: Sotheby's. This work is registered in the Yves Klein Archives under number IKB 217.   Provenance: Galleria Apollinaire, Milan Gallery Yves... [Lire la suite]
07 juin 2016

Lucio Fontana (1899-1968), Crocifissione, 1957

Lot 13. Lucio Fontana (1899-1968), Crocifissione, signé et daté ‘l. fontana 57’ (en bas à droite), céramique émaillée, 42.5 x 36 x 10 cm. (16 ¾ x 14 1/8 x 4 in.). Réalisé en 1957. Estimate €80,000 – €120,000 ($90,823 - $136,234). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 Provenance: Collection privée (acquis directement auprès de l'artiste)Vente anonyme, Sotheby’s Milan, 21 novembre 2006, lot 276Galerie Karsten Grève, ParisAcquis auprès de celle-ci en 2007 Notes: Cette oeuvre est enregistrée dans les... [Lire la suite]
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02 avril 2016

Rothko's Seminal 'No. 17' leads Christie's New York Evening Sale of Post-War & Contemporary Art

Mark Rothko (1903-1970), No. 17, oil on canvas, 91 1/2 x 69 1/2 in. (232.5 x 176.5 cm.). Painted in 1957. $30-40million. ©1998 Kate Rothko Prizel & Christopher Rothko / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. NEW YORK, NY.- Leading Christie’s Evening Sale of Post-War & Contemporary Art on May 10, is Mark Rothko’s pivotal 1957 canvas, No. 17 (estimate: $30-40million). With its vibrant, verdant hues, No. 17 is emblematic of the experiential nature of Rothko’s art—a manifestation of what one critic called the... [Lire la suite]
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19 février 2016


Fiona Campbell-Walter is wearing Balenciaga's bare-topped evening dress of pale pink satin veiled with Chantilly lace. Photo by Frances McLaughlin-Gill, Vogue Paris, 1952. Cristobal Balenciaga, 1957  Balenciaga, 1962. Balenciaga, 1963. 1964. Robe de Вalenciaga dont le corsage brille des fines paillettes d'or et la jupe est en soie bleu de Chine.

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]