24 avril 2017

Lucio Fontana (1899-1968), Concetto spaziale, 1961

Lot 25. Lucio Fontana (1899-1968), Concetto spaziale, firmato l. fontana (in basso a destra); firma poco leggibile l. fontana (sul retro), olio su tela, cm 40x33. Eseguito nel 1961. Estimate EUR 300,000 - EUR 500,000 (USD 321,878 - USD 536,463) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Provenance: Galleria Permanente, BergamoCollezione privata, Milano  Literature: E. Crispolti, Lucio Fontana. Catalogue raisonné des peintures, sculptures et environnements... [Lire la suite]
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09 mars 2017

Axel Vervoordt Gallery opens new space with major retrospective of Japanese Gutai master Kazuo Shiraga

Kazuo Shiraga, Chiyusei Seibokukan (one of the Shuihuzhuan series, or Warriors), 1961, oil on canvas, 130 x 195 cm. Courtesy of the artist’s estate and the Axel Vervoordt Gallery. ANTWERP.- Axel Vervoordt Gallery opened at Kanaal, a former C19th industrial site on the outskirts of Antwerp, that is being transformed by Axel Vervoordt Company into a new cultural and residential complex. The new gallery, which was previously based in in central Antwerp, opened with a major retrospective of the work of Kazuo Shiraga... [Lire la suite]
02 mars 2017

Erik Thomsen at Asiaweek New York, 9-18 march 2017

Yuichi Inoue (1916-1985), En (Cycle/Eternity), 1977. Ink on Japanese paper. H 56-1/2 x W 74-1/2 in (144 x 189 cm) © Erik Thomsen Inoue Yuichi (1916-1985), Kou (Filial Piety), 1961. Ink on Japanese paper. 71.5 x 39.5 inches (182 x 100 cm) © Erik Thomsen Inoue Yuichi (1916-1985), Ryu (Dragon), 1960. Ink on Japanese paper. 42.5 x 45.5 inches (108 x 115.5 cm) © Erik Thomsen Inoue Yuichi (1916-1985), Butsu (Buddha), 1977. Ink on Japanese paper. 56 x 57.5... [Lire la suite]
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]
04 novembre 2016

'BVLGARI AND ROME' at Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza

Guy Bourdin, Vogue Paris, 1961 © Estate of Guy Boudin, 2016. MADRID - The Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza is presenting Bulgari and Rome, an exhibition that looks at how the art and architecture of ancient and modern Rome have been a source of inspiration to the designers of this firm of Italian jewellers throughout its history. Founded in Rome in 1884, since its outset Bulgari has made use of the city’s most characteristic features as the guiding symbolic and artistic thread of its creations. For decades the Colosseum, the... [Lire la suite]
28 septembre 2016

Exhibition outlines the relationship between Fontana and Melotti

Lucio Fontana (1899 – 1968), Concetto Spaziale, 1968, 82 x 65 cm. Courtesy Mazzoleni © Fondazione Lucio Fontana, Milan. LONDON.- Mazzoleni announces an exhibition outlining the influential relationship between two major Post-War Italian artists, Lucio Fontana (1899–1968) and Fausto Melotti (1901– 1986). Curated by Daniela Ferrari, art historian and curator at the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art of Trento and Rovereto (MART), Italy, ‘Angelic Spaces and Infinite Geometries’ explores the parallels in 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
11 août 2016

Alberto Giacometti, Annette, 1961

Alberto Giacometti (Swiss, Borgonovo 1901–1966 Chur), Annette, 1961. Oil on canvas, 45 3/4 × 35 1/4 in. (116.2 × 89.5 cm). Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection, 1998 © 2016 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York In this late portrait of his wife and principal model, Giacometti positioned the figure close to the picture plane, half-length and facing forward, framed by an abstract, gestural backdrop. With its expressive brushwork, the work may seem hastily executed; however, sitting for Giacometti was a... [Lire la suite]
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02 août 2016

Yves Klein in his studio, directing a model in body art painting (1961)

Yves Klein in his studio, directing a model in body art painting (1961). photo Rene Burri
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28 juin 2016

Lucio Fontana (1899-1968), Concetto spaziale, Attese, 1967

Lot 39. Lucio Fontana (1899-1968), Concetto spaziale, Attese; signed, titled and inscribed '‘l. Fontana “Concetto Spaziale” ATTESE, Ho fatto una discussione col pittore Bacci c'erano anche Piero e Nova che...' (on the reverse), waterpaint on canvas, 28¾ x 23¾in. (73.2 x 60.5cm.). Executed in 1967. Estimate £600,000 – £800,000 ($804,600 - $1,072,800). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 Provenance: Galerie Pierre, Stockholm. Galerie Michel Couturier, Paris. Anon. sale, Christie’s London,... [Lire la suite]