18 juillet 2016

Louis Armstrong, Paul Newman & Duke Ellingon, Paris, 1960

Louis Armstrong, Paul Newman & Duke Ellingon, Paris, 1960
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16 juillet 2016

Gertrud & Otto Natzler's ceramics at Phillips, 9 june 2016

Lot 98. Gertrud & Otto Natzler, Cylindrical vase, 1950s. Earthenware, white crater glaze. 7 3/8 in. (18.7 cm) high, 5 1/2 in. (14 cm) diameter. Underside signed NATZLER. Estimate $3,000 - 5,000. Sold for $3,750. Photo courtesy Phillips Property from the collection of Betty Lee and Aaron Stern Lot 99. Gertrud & Otto Natzler, Large low bowl, 1960s. Earthenware, copper dust crystalline glaze. 1 3/4 in. (4.4 cm) high; 10 3/8 in. (26.4 cm) diameter. Underside... [Lire la suite]
09 juillet 2016

Lucie Rie, Tall white vase, 1960

Lucie Rie, Tall white vase, 1960, stoneware. H. 12.6 in. (32 cm). Diam. 5.91 in. (15 cm). Price: €12.500. Photo courtesy Officine Saffi Provenance: Gallerie Besson. Exhibited: Lucie Rie 90th Birthday Exhibition, March-April 1992 no.44 Anita Besson, A Lifelong Passion, Officine Saffi Gallery, 2012. Officine Saffi. Via A.Saffi, 7, Milan, 20123 IT - +39 (0)02 94 75 54 64  
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12 mai 2016

Sotheby's New York Contemporary Art Evening Auction achieves $242,194,000

Cy Twombly’s Untitled (New York City) was the highlight of the sale, selling for $36,650,000. Photo: Sotheby's NEW YORK, NY.- Grégoire Billault, Head of Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Department in New York: “Tonight we achieved exactly what we set out to do: tailor a sale to the market’s current taste. You only had to count the number of hands in the air for works as diverse as the 2012 Ghenie, Calder from the Barr Collection, and sublime paintings by Sam Francis and Francis Bacon to see that collectors continue to show... [Lire la suite]
05 mai 2016

Lucio Fontana at ROBILANT+VOENA, New York

Lucio Fontana (argentin/italien, 1899 - 1968), Concetto Spaziale, 1967. Water-based paint on canvas, 33 x 24 cm. (13 x 9.4 in.). Price on request. Photo courtesy ROBILANT+VOENA NEW YORK - ROBILANT+VOENA present a solo exhibition of works by the celebrated Italian artist Lucio Fontana (1899-1968), on view at 24th East 80th Street New York, NY 10075 from 6 to 27 May 2016. The exhibition will focus on Fontana’s later career, and will present a curated selection of works from the late 1950s through to... [Lire la suite]
07 avril 2016

"Jean Genet, l’échappée belle" au Mucem du 16 avril au 18 juillet 2016

  Alberto Giacometti, Portrait de Jean Genet, 1954-1955. Paris, Centre Pompidou MNAM-CCI © Centre Pompidou, MNAM-CCI, Dist. RMN-Grand Palais / Adam Rzepka © Succession Alberto Giacometti (Fondation Alberto et Annette Giacometti, Paris / ADAGP, Paris) 2015 MARSEILLE - Il y a trente ans disparaissait Jean Genet, le plus flamboyant et le plus rebelle des écrivains du XXe siècle. À ce poète de la liberté et de l’ailleurs, qui commença son œuvre en prison et l’acheva sur les rives du Jourdain, le Mucem rend hommage par une... [Lire la suite]

23 mars 2016

Balenciaga couture embroidered gazar evening gown and jacket, Spring-Summer, 1960

A Balenciaga couture embroidered gazar evening gown and jacket, Spring-Summer, 1960, Paris labelled and numbered 81011, embroidered by Lesage in Manilla-shawl style with brightly coloured scrolling silk flowerheads, the sleeveless dress with simple scooped neck, cut lower at the back, bust 102-107cm, 40-42in, (2) - Sold £2600. Kerry Taylor Auctions
16 mars 2016

Gregg Baker Asian Art at TEFAF Maastricht 2016

Suda Kokuta (1906-1990), Symbol of infinite space, Japan, 1960. Oil and mixed media on canvas, 91.5cm x 65.5 cm. Signed 'Suda Kokuta 1960-8-28'. Gregg Baker Asian Art © TEFAF Maastricht, 2016 Provenance: Private collection, Osaka, Japan A two-fold paper screen with the Uji river and its famous bridge, Japan, Edo period, 17th century. Paper, colour and gold, 179 x 191 cm. Gregg Baker Asian Art © TEFAF Maastricht, 2016 Tsurusawa Tansaku (circa 1729-1797), A... [Lire la suite]
11 mars 2016

Robilant + Voena, London-Milan-St. Moritz at TEFAF Maastricht 2016 (1)

Lucio Fontana (Rosario 1899-1968 Varese), Concetto spaziale, Attese. Water-based paint on canvas, 73.5 x 60.5 cm. Signed, titled and inscribed on the reverse 'L. Fontana / “Concetto spaziale”/ ATTESE / Il lago era morbido e / tranquillo', 1968. Robilant + Voena © TEFAF Maastricht, 2016 Provenance: Milan, Nuova Brerarte, No. 93, 12 March 1990, pp. 118, 119, n. 173, ill.; Milan, A. Quarti; Milan, Bolognesi Literature: E. Crispolti, Fontana. Catalogo generale, vol II., Milan, 1986, p.... [Lire la suite]
26 février 2016

3,000 years of history, 1 week of sales: Sotheby's announces Asia Week New York sales

Pair of Rare and Exceptional Huanghuali And Huamu ‘Fu’ Character Yokeback Armchairs. Estimate $500/700,000. Photo: Sotheby's NEW YORK, NY.- Asia Week at Sotheby’s will be led by two single-owner sales of Chinese Works of Art. The Reverend Richard Fabian Collection of Chinese Classical Furniture will feature 63 lots from one of the few remaining private collections of Chinese hardwood furniture in the United States of such scope and magnitude. Ranging from small table-top objects such as brushpots to a Pair of Rare and... [Lire la suite]