16 mars 2018

A Platinum, 18 Karat Gold, Emerald and Diamond Necklace, Bulgari, 1959

Lot 900. A Platinum, 18 Karat Gold, Emerald and Diamond Necklace, Bulgari, 1959. Estimate 250,000 — 350,000 USD. Lot sold 686,500 USD. Photo: Sotheby's 2012 centering a flexible composition of 13 emerald drops weighing approximately 71.00 carats, further enhanced with 14 cabochon emeralds weighing approximately 41.00 carats accented by 14 marquise-shaped diamonds weighing approximately 8.50 carats, and set throughout with numerous round diamonds weighing approximately... [Lire la suite]
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24 février 2017

DAG Modern at Asian Week New York, 9-18 march 2017

Ramkinkar Baij (b. 1922), The Poet (The Head of Rabindranath Tagore), 1938. Cement, 19.0 x 12.0 x 10.0 in (48.2 x 30.5 x 25.5 cm) © DAG Modern Kshitindranath Majumdar, Expectation, India, 1925. Watercolor wash and gold on mount board. 13.2 x 5.7 in (33.5 x 14.5 cm) © DAG Modern Sunil Das, Horses IV, India, 1959. Charcoal on paper. 18.7 x 28.7 in © DAG Modern Jamini Roy, Untitled (Musicians), India, 20th Century. Gouache on cardboard. 16 x... [Lire la suite]
19 février 2017

Yves Klein (1928 - 1962), Untitled Monogold (MG 47), 1959

Lot 11. Yves Klein (1928 - 1962), Untitled Monogold (MG 47), gold leaf on wood panel, 21.5 by 17.3 cm. 8 1/2 by 6 7/8 in. Executed in 1959. Estimate 700,000 — 900,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. This work is registered in the Yves Klein Archives under number MG 47.  Provenance: Gift from the artist to the family of the present owner in 1961  Note: Gold was hugely important to Yves Klein. As a formal element, the shimmering and resplendent hue formed one third of the chromatic trio upon... [Lire la suite]
23 novembre 2016

Cristóbal Balenciaga, 1959

Cristóbal Balenciaga, 1959. Photo Philippe Pottier pour L'Officiel.
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23 novembre 2016

China Machado wearing Balenciaga, 1959

China Machado wearing Balenciaga, 1959
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23 novembre 2016

Cristóbal Balenciaga, 1959

Cristóbal Balenciaga, 1959
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23 novembre 2016

Cristóbal Balenciaga, 1959

Cristóbal Balenciaga, 1959
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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]
13 septembre 2016

The Beautiful Watch à la Biennale des Antiquaires 2016

Rolex Steline Yellow Gold 18K. Référence : 6062. Année : 1959. ©thebeautifulwatch.com Rolex Jean Claude Killy Steel. Référence : 6236. Année : 1961. ©thebeautifulwatch.com Biennale des Antiquaires 2016. The Beautiful Watch / STAND MS01. 29 rue de Seine, 75006 Paris - France. +33 1 46 34 32 92 - www.thebeautifulwatch.com/ - contact@thebeautifulwatch.com
03 septembre 2016

Powerful color unites a rare dish and a Rothko painting at the Smithsonian's Sackler Gallery

Untitled - Seagram Mural sketch; Painting; Artist: Mark Rothko; 1959; Oil and acrylic on canvas; Gift of the Mark Rothko Foundation, Inc.; National Gallery of Art; ELS2016.8.2. Dish with copper-red glaze; China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen; Ming dynasty, Xuande (1426-35) mark and period; Porcelain with copper-red glaze; on the base, a six-character cobalt-oxide (blue) reign mark in a double circle under colorless glaze; Purchase-Freer Endowment and Friends of the Freer and Sackler Galleries F2015.2. WASHINGTON,... [Lire la suite]