30 janvier 2016

The Fondation Beyeler presents Jean Dubuffet's work in a major retrospective

Jean Dubuffet, Mêle moments, 1976, Acryle sur papier entoilé, Private Collection, Courtesy Pace Gallery, © 2015, ProLitteris, Zurich. BASEL.- The Fondation Beyeler will open the year 2016 with the first retrospective of Jean Dubuffet’s multifaceted, imaginative and brightly colored oeuvre to be held in Switzerland in the 21st century. The exhibition “Jean Dubuffet – Metamorphoses of Landscape”, which will run from 31 January to 8 May 2016, will feature around 100 works by the French painter and sculptor, who, as a master... [Lire la suite]
02 janvier 2016

Installation of rarely seen work by Italian Modern master Giorgio Morandi on view in New York

Giorgio Morandi, Still Life, 1931, Oil on Canvas, 54 x 64 cm @2015 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / SIAE, Rome. Reproduction, including downloading of Giorgio Morandi works, is prohibited by copyright laws and international conventions without the express written permission of Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York NEW YORK, NY.- The Center for Italian Modern Art is presenting a major installation of Giorgio Morandi’s (1890–1964) rarely seen paintings from the 1930s—a seminal and yet relatively unexplored decade... [Lire la suite]
31 décembre 2015

Auction Review 2015: Strong contemporaries and record auctions at Dorotheum

Enrico Castellani (born 1930), "Superficie", 1960, 100 x 120 cm. Price realized: €965,000. VIENNA.- For Dorotheum, the largest auction house in German-speaking Europe, the year 2015 proved to be a particularly successful one. The results brought in by two of its contemporary art auctions far exceeded expectations and set new records in Dorotheum history. The auctions were also distinguished by the high sales rate and international character of their selection. A run of top results further underlines the current strong... [Lire la suite]
18 novembre 2015

The Belvedere opens focus exhibition dedicated to the Viennese artist Gerhart Frankl

Gerhart Frankl, Vienna, April 1936 © Private archive VIENNA.- The Belvedere is devoting the thirteenth Masterpieces in Focus exhibition to the Viennese artist Gerhart Frankl (1901–1965), who, like his idol Paul Cézanne, sought to create something of lasting significance. In 1925 Frankl wrote to his future wife: “I don’t want to be a ‘famous’ man. […] But I do want to be a truly great person. Totally and utterly responsible. That is essential. […] I don’t want to be a firework, but at every moment to have a clear... [Lire la suite]
12 novembre 2015

Bijoux provenant de la succession de la Baronne Alain de Rothschild au profit du Mémorial de la Shoah

Baronne Alain de Rothschild, née Mary Chauvin du Treuil (1916-2013). Des bijoux et des robes provenant de la succession de la Baronne Alain de Rothschild, seront dispersés le mercredi 18 novembre 2015 à Drouot, au profit du Mémorial de la Shoah.Cette vente exeptionnelle, exposera une partie des plus belles piéces de la garde robe de la Baronne Alain de Rothschild ainsi qu'une centaine de bijoux crées par les plus grands joailliers tels que Verdura, Cartier, Chaumet, Van Cleef et René Boivin.Le Mémorial de la Shoah est issu du... [Lire la suite]
07 novembre 2015

Fashion's evolution showcased in exhibition at the Cincinnati Art Museum

Charles James, "Four-Leaf Clover" dress, 1953. Duchesse satin, lace, and silk shantung. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection, 2009; Gift of Josephine Abercrombie,1953, 2009.300.784. Image © The Metropolitan Museum of Art. CINCINNATI, OH.- High Style: Twentieth Century Masterworks from the Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection opens at the Cincinnati Art Museum on Nov. 7. This landmark exhibition of garments and accessories from the Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan... [Lire la suite]


23 octobre 2015

Mark Shaw, Dior, 1952-1962

Mark Shaw. Modèle dans la maison de Christian Dior, 1953.  Mark Shaw. Christian Dior, Paris, 1956 Mark Shaw. Jacqueline de Ribes dans la maison de Christian Dior, 1959  Mark Shaw. Smoking Christian Dior's Black Dress in Apartments of Suzanne Luling, Paris, 1960.  Mark Shaw. Modèle en Dior dans l' appartement de Suzanne Luling, 1960 Mark Shaw. Modèle en Dior dans l' Appartement de Francine Weisweiller, 1960. Mark Shaw. Dovima en Christian Dior,... [Lire la suite]
31 août 2015

Palm Springs Art Museum opens the acclaimed exhibition 'Killer Heels: The Art of the High-Heeled Shoe'

Unknown Italian artist, chopine, 1550–1650. Photograph: The Metropolitan Museum of Art; Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at the Metropolitan Museum of Art; gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; gift of Herman Delman, 1955 PALM SPRINGS, CA.- Palm Springs Art Museum will open the highly anticipated exhibition Killer Heels: The Art of the High-Heeled Shoe on September 5, which will be on view through December 13, 2015. The exhibition merges fashion, film, and material culture, while exploring the fashion world’s most... [Lire la suite]
20 juillet 2015

Cristobal Balenciaga

Dress, Cristobal Balenciaga, 1950. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Ensemble, Cristobal Balenciaga, 1953. The Goldstein Museum of Design. Dress, Cristobal Balenciaga, 1960. Musée Galleira de la Mode de la Ville de Paris. Dress, Cristobal Balenciaga, 1962. Musée Galliera de la Mode de la Ville de Paris. Dress (detail), Cristobal Balenciaga, 1962. Musée Galliera de la Mode de la Ville de Paris.
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22 juin 2015

Four Lucio Fontana at Christie's Post War and Contemporary Art Evening Auction, 30 June 2015

 Lucio Fontana (1899-1968), Concetto spaziale, Attese; signed, titled and inscribed ‘l. Fontana “Concetto Spaziale” ATTESE Nel 1906 quando arrivai a Milano c’erani i tram a cavalli’ (on the reverse); waterpaint on canvas; 36 ¾ x 28 7/8in. (93.2 x 73.5cm). Executed in 1967. Estimate: £8,000,000 – 12,000,000 ($12,672,000 - $19,008,000). Photo: Christie's Image Ltd 2015. Provenance: E. Muggia Collection, Milan.Anon. sale, Sotheby’s London, 9 December 1999, lot 34.Private Collection,... [Lire la suite]