20 août 2015

Balenciaga; bioux fantaisie

Balenciaga. Collier réalisé par Robert Goossens. Balenciaga, Broche. Métal argenté et cristal de Bohême étamé Balenciaga, “Rays of sunshine” brooch, 1967. covered in silver-plated Bohemian crystals in different cuts, assembled on a conical silver metal structure. It is crowned with oval Bohemian crystals, surrounded by spheric. Made in the workshop of Roger Jean-Pierre, one of the jewellers most closely associated with Balenciaga. Photographed by Hiro for Harper’s Bazaar in September 1967 and worn by the model Marisa... [Lire la suite]

12 août 2015

Cristobal Balenciaga, Evening set, 1967

Cristobal Balenciaga (French, founded 1949), Evening set, 1967. Black wool crepe and white mink. Gift of Mrs. Parker J. Collier. 2007.22.7. The Museum at FIT 2012 © The Museum at FIT. Balenciaga often favored the striking contrast of black and white for his eveningwear designs. The graphic impact of this ensemble is created by white fur trim that delineates curved lines and a sharp point. The “cocoon” jacket envelops the upper body and when it is removed, the halter neckline and low-cut... [Lire la suite]
06 juillet 2015

Didier Ltd at Masterpiece London 2015

Unique gold headband by the Italian painter, Pietro Annigoni, c. 1955. Didier Ltd at Masterpiece London 2015, stand A15. 18ct gold headband, the shaped ribbon decorated in repousse with in the centre a gorgon's head with green garnet eyes, to the left a fish and a scallop shell and to the right, a bud and flower spray.  "Testa di Edipo", 1967. Didier Ltd at Masterpiece London 2015, stand A15. Medallion cast in 18ct gold with a stylised bearded face of Oedipus, with a pierced hole in the centre of his... [Lire la suite]
26 juin 2015

Mazzoleni Art at Masterpiece London 2015

  Lucio Fontana (1899-1968), Concetto spaziale, Attesa, 1966. Price on request. Courtesy Mazzoleni Art. Lucio Fontana (1899-1968), Concetto spaziale, Attesa, 1967. Price on request. Courtesy Mazzoleni Art.   Masterpiece London 2015. Stand B37. Mazzoleni Art. 27 Albemarle Street, London, W1S 4HZ , United Kingdom - E-mail info@mazzoleniart.com - Website http://www.mazzoleniart.com
24 juin 2015

Phillips' June Contemporary Art Auctions include art by Ai Weiwei, Bruce Nauman and Andy Warhol

LONDON.- Phillips presents highlights from the June Contemporary Art Auctions including highlights by Ai Weiwei, Bruce Nauman, Andy Warhol, Sigmar Polke, Raqib Shaw, Andreas Gursky, Yue Minjun, Damien Hirst and Mark Bradford. The Contemporary Art Sales will offer over 200 lots with a combined pre-sale estimate of £22.7-34.3 million ($34.7-52.3 million / €31.2-47.1 million).  The Contemporary Art Evening Sale presents 53 lots and carries a pre-sale estimate of £17,925,000 - £27,275,000 ($27.3-$41.6 million / €24.6-... [Lire la suite]
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]


21 juin 2015

Contemporary takes on landscape by Bacon, Polke and Richter lead Christie's sale

Yves Klein (1928-1962), Peinture de feu couleur sans titre, (FC 27), dry pigment, synthetic resin and fixative on board mounted on panel in artist frame, 39¼ x 53¾in. (99.7 x 136.7cm). Executed in 1962. Estimate Upon Request. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 LONDON.- In June 2015, Christie’s will bring together an international line up of 174 artists to headline the Post-War and Contemporary Art Auction Week. Together the Evening and Day Auctions will present artists from 32... [Lire la suite]
14 mai 2015

Mark Rothko painting sells for $46.5 million at Sotheby's auction in New York

Mark Rothko, Untitled (Yellow and Blue), 1954. Estimate $40-60millon. Lot sold 46,450,000 USD. Photo courtesy Sotheby's. NEW YORK (AFP).- A Mark Rothko painting sold for $46.5 million Tuesday at a Sotheby's auction in New York, an evening in which several records were set including one for a work by German artist Sigmar Polke. The Rothko work "Untitled, (Yellow and Blue)", measuring 2.42 meters by 1.86 meters (about eight feet by 6.1 feet) and completed in 1954, had been estimated at between $40... [Lire la suite]
08 mai 2015

Suzanne Belperron jewelry at Sotheby's, Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels, Genève, 12 may 2015

Diamond ring, Suzanne Belperron, 1956. Estimate 16,000 — 21,000 CHF. Photo Sotheby's Of bombé design, set with baguette diamonds, size 48, French assay and partial maker's marks. Accompanied by a certificate from Olivier Baroin. Bibliography: Cf: Sylvie Raulet and Olivier Baroin, Suzanne Belperron, Italy, 2011, pg. 328, no. 159, for a plaster cast of a similar ring by Suzanne Belperron. Emerald ring, Suzanne Belperron,... [Lire la suite]
20 avril 2015

Olivier Debré, « VERT-OCRE MOUVANT, TOURAINE », 1967

Olivier Debré, « VERT-OCRE MOUVANT, TOURAINE », 1967. Estimation : 8 000 € / 10 000 €. Photo courtesy Versailles Enchères Perrin-Royère-Lajeunesse Huile sur toile signée, titrée et datée au dos - 100 x 100 cm Provenance : Collection particulière  « Je peins dans l’émotion d’une réalité qui m’engendre moi-même. » Olivier Debré VERSAILLES ENCHÈRES PERRIN-ROYÈRE-LAJEUNESSE, Tableaux Abstraits et Contemporains, Sculptures, le 26 Avril 2015 à 14h30. 3 Impasse des Chevau-Légers,... [Lire la suite]