17 novembre 2017

Bacon portrait of Freud to be shown for the first time since 1965

Francis Bacon, Study for Portrait of Lucian Freud, 1964. The Lewis Collection © The Estate of Francis Bacon. All rights reserved. DACS, London. Photo: Prudence Cuming Associates Ltd. LONDON.- A large-scale painting by Francis Bacon of his friend Lucian Freud is to be shown in Tate Britain’s landmark exhibition All Too Human in February 2018. The work was only seen in public shortly after it was completed – firstly in London in 1964 and then in Hamburg and Stockholm in 1965. It has since remained in private hands and has... [Lire la suite]

12 novembre 2017

Diamond rivière necklace formerly owned by Zsa Zsa Gabor up for auction at Bonhams New York

"I never hated a man enough to give him diamonds back", Zsa Zsa Gabor, 1957. NEW YORK - A magnificent diamond rivière necklace formerly owned by Zsa Zsa Gabor – the women who stated she had never met a diamond she didn't like – is up for auction at Bonhams New York this December (4th December 2017). The necklace, created by legendary American jeweler Harry Winston in 1964, features 45 graduated round brilliant-cut diamonds weighing a total of 66 carats, and is estimated at US$1,200,000-1,500,000. Zsa Zsa Gabor was a... [Lire la suite]
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18 septembre 2017

Liu Guosong (b.1932), Untitled, 1964

Lot 1137. Liu Guosong (b.1932), Untitled, signed, dated 1964, with one seal of the artist, ink and color on paper, framed, 125 by 55.4 cm. 49 1/4  by 21 3/4  in. Estimate 30,000 — 40,000 USD. Lot sold 60,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby’s. Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby's: Asian Art, New York, 16 Sep 2017
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23 avril 2017

Tornabuoni Arte at TEFAF New York Spring 2017

Lucio Fontana (Rosario 1899-1968 Varese), Concetto Spaziale, 1956. Oil, mixed media and sequins on canvas, 80 x 70 cm (31.5 x 27.6 in.). Courtesy Tornabuoni Arte. Enrico Castellani (Castelmassa, 1930), Superficie Bianca, 1999. Acrylic on canvas, 150 x 200 cm (59 x 78.7 in.). Courtesy Tornabuoni Arte. Paolo Scheggi (Florence 1940-1971 Rome), Zone Riflesse, 1964. Acrylic on overlapped canvases, 60 x 80 cm (23.6 x 31.5 in.). Courtesy Tornabuoni Arte. Lucio... [Lire la suite]
15 avril 2017

DIDIER LTD at TEFAF New York Spring 2017

George Rickey (190-USA-2002), Two Lines Up, New York, 1967. Silver, unique pair of large kinetic earrings, each with two long pointed triangular blades, on sliver stand. Length of blade 14.8 cm. Height of earrings 18 cm. Height including stand 22.8 cm. Unsigned. Photo courtesy  Provenance: Gift to the artist's wife, Edie; Diane Venet, Paris Literature: Renée Sabatello Neu, 'Moderner Schmuck von Malvern und Bildhauern / Moderne Juwelen' door Schilders en Beeldhouwers - Jewelry... [Lire la suite]
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03 avril 2017

Vũ Cao Đàm (1908-2000), L'Adieu, 1964

Lot 261. Vũ Cao Đàm (1908-2000), L'Adieu. Signed and dated 64. Oil on canvas, 100.5 by 73 cm; 39 1/2  by 28 3/4  in.. Estimate 200,000 — 300,000 HKD. Lot sold 325,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby’s. Sotheby’s. Modern and Contemporary Southeast Asian Art, Hong Kong, 03 Apr 2017, 10:00 AM
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28 décembre 2016

« Entre l’art et la mode: la collection Carla Sozzani », à la galerie parisienne Azzedine Alaïa.

William Klein, Club Allegro fortissimo, Paris, 1990. Photo © William Klein. Courtesy Galerie Azzedine Alaïa. PARIS - Près de deux cents photographies sont réunies dans l’exposition « Entre l’art et la mode: la collection Carla Sozzani », à la galerie parisienne Azzedine Alaïa. Le regard de Carla Sozzani, figure majeure au croisement de la mode, de la photographie et de l’art L’exposition présente une sélection de photographies issues de la collection qu’a constituée depuis presque quarante ans Carla Sozzani, une... [Lire la suite]
04 novembre 2016

Fu Baoshi (1904-1965), Admiring the waterfall, 1964

Lot 88. Fu Baoshi (1904-1965), Admiring the waterfall. Hanging scroll, ink and colour on paper. Inscribed and dated August 1964, signed with one seal of the artist. 23 7/8 x 38 in. (58 x 96.5 cm.). Estimate GBP 200,000 - GBP 300,000 (USD 246,600 - USD 369,900). Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2016. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 8 November 2016, London, King Street
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25 octobre 2016

Exhibition illuminates Syria's contributions to world heritage

Lion’s Head, Syria, 9th-8th centuries BCE. Ivory, carved. © Royal Ontario Museum TORONTO.- The Aga Khan Museum opened its exhibition Syria: A Living History on October 15, 2016. The exhibition brings together over 5,000 years of art highlighting the contributions that the diverse cultures within Syria — Mesopotamian, Greek, Roman, Byzantine, Persian, Ottoman, and Arab — have made to world heritage. The exhibition, which represents collaboration between seven international museums and private collections, will... [Lire la suite]
20 septembre 2016

Vũ Cao Đàm (1908-2000), Entente, 1964

Lot 250. Vũ Cao Đàm (1908-2000), Entente, signed and dated 64; signed in English and Chinese, titled, numbered and dated 1964 on the reverse, oil on canvas, 61.5  by 50 cm; 24 by 20 in. Estimate 70,000 — 90,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Provenance: Private Collection, Hong Kong Sotheby’s. Modern and Contemporary Southeast Asian Art, Hong Kong, 03 Oct 2016, 10:00 AM
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