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]
05 juin 2014

Bacon's 'Study For The Head of Lucian Freud' included in Christie's Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale

Francis Bacon, Study for Head of Lucian Freud, 1967. Oil on canvas, 14 x 12in. (35.5 x 30.5cm.). Estimate: in the region of £8,000,000 - 12,000,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2014. LONDON.- One of only two single portrait heads of Lucian Freud ever to be painted by Francis Bacon, this jewel- like painting has spent all of its life within the private collection of the celebrated writer Roald Dahl and the Dahl family. This canvas, which will be offered at Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale on 1 July 2014, was... [Lire la suite]
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17 avril 2014

Exceptional selection of ceramics by Pablo Picasso to be offered at Sotheby's London

Pablo Picasso, Chouette. Terre de faïence vase, 1968. Estimate: £6,000-8,000. Photo: Sotheby's LONDON.- Sotheby’s is to offer an exceptional selection of ceramics by Pablo Picasso in London on 7 May 2014. This follows Sotheby’s auction in March 2013 of Important Ceramics by Pablo Picasso from a Private Collection, in which all the ceramic lots sold. The comprehensive group of over 170 works represents an opportunity for collectors to acquire their own work of art by one of the 20th century’s most famous artists. The sale includes... [Lire la suite]