08 juillet 2017

Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam exhibits the entire group of Dubuffet works in its collection

Jean Dubuffet, Personnage hilare (Portrait de Francis Ponge), 1947, oil on plaster on cardboard, 60.5 x 45.5 cm, collection Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, donation of the artist. AMSTERDAM.- This summer, the Rijksmuseum and the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam are programming work by the French artist Jean Dubuffet (1901-1985). The Rijksmuseum is presenting sculptures by the artist in the museum gardens and, for the first time, the Stedelijk is exhibiting the entire group of Dubuffet works in its collection. How can... [Lire la suite]

19 mai 2017

"Medusa" au Musée d'Art moderne

Medusa : Affiche. PARIS - Medusa porte un regard contemporain, et inédit, sur le bijou. Un regard qui révèle certains tabous. Le parcours s'intéresse ainsi aux frontières traditionnelles de l’art en reconsidérant les questions de l’artisanat, du décoratif, de la mode et de la culture pop. L’exposition réunit plus de 400 bijoux réalisés par des artistes, des bijoutiers contemporains, des joailliers ; mais également des pièces anonymes, plus anciennes ou non-occidentales (de la Préhistoire, du Moyen-Age...). Comme le... [Lire la suite]
19 avril 2017

Exhibition at Tornabuoni Art London goes behind the scenes’ of paintings

Lucio Fontana, Concetto Spaziale, 1967. 60 x 60 cm. LONDON.- ‘Recto/Verso: Behind the Italian Monochrome’ at Tornabuoni Art London invites viewers to literally ‘go behind the scenes’ of paintings by Lucio Fontana, Paolo Scheggi, Agostino Bonalumi and Turi Simeti, for the first time ever. Because Tornabuoni is not only a gallery but also owns an important collection of Italian Post-War art, they are able to offer visitors an experience that has until now been reserved for museum curators and top collectors – that of... [Lire la suite]
20 février 2017

Gerhard Richter (B. 1932), Gebirge, 1968

Lot 20. Gerhard Richter (B. 1932), Gebirge, signed, dated 1968, numbered 182 and inscribed Alpen (FL.-Pass) on the reverse, oil on canvas, 200 by 160.5 cm. 78 3/4 by 63 1/8 in. Estimate 2,500,000 — 3,500,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. Provenance: Galleria Lucio Amelio, Naples Libero Grande, Naples (acquired from the above in 1976) Estate of Libero Grande, Naples (thence by descent) Sotheby’s, London, 19 October 2004, Lot 62 (consigned by the above) ... [Lire la suite]
22 janvier 2017

David Hockney at Tate Britain, 9 February 2017 - 29 may 2017

  David Hockney, Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures), 1972, Private Collection © David Hockney. Photo Credit: Art Gallery of New South Wales / Jenni Carter LONDON - Tate Britain’s upcoming retrospective of David Hockney will bring together six decades of the artist’s work for the first time. Major loans from private collections – including works never displayed in public before – will be united with iconic paintings from museums around the world. It will be the most extensive survey ever... [Lire la suite]
04 novembre 2016

Exhibition at Eykyn Maclean reintroduces two opposing perspectives on Serial Art

Lucio Fontana, Concetto spaziale, Attese, 1967, waterpaint on canvas, 31 1/2 x 25 5/8 in. (80 x 65 cm.). Private Collection, London. © 2016 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / SIAE, Rome. NEW YORK, NY.- Eykyn Maclean announces The Serial Attitude, an exhibition that reintroduces two opposing perspectives on Serial Art. In November 1967, Elayne Varian, the Director of the Finch College Museum of Art in New York, called upon a young artist – Mel Bochner – to help organize an exhibition on Serial Art. To... [Lire la suite]

27 octobre 2016

Staley Wise opens exhibition of photographs by Slim Aarons

Slim Aarons, Jacqueline Kennedy at the April in Paris Ball, 1959. NEW YORK, NY.- Slim Aarons made a career, in his words, “photographing attractive people doing attractive things in attractive places.” His subjects were the beautiful and the celebrated, the rich and the powerful, high society and aristocracy. Slim Aarons captured their image for the picture magazines throughout the second half of the twentieth century. In doing so he defined the image of the Beautiful People, the international Jet Set who strode 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]
22 août 2016

Pierre Cardin, Dress, 1968, Haute Couture

Pierre Cardin (French, born Italy, 1922). Dress, 1968, Haute Couture. Machine–sewn, heat–molded brown polyester Cardine (Dynel). Photo ©Nicholas Alan Cope. Pierre Cardin (French, born Italy, 1922). Dress(detail), 1968, Haute Couture. Machine–sewn, heat–molded brown polyester Cardine (Dynel). Photo © Nicholas Alan Cope #ManusxMachina #CostumeInstitute
28 juin 2016

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

Lot 35. Lucio Fontana (1899-1968), Concetto spaziale, Attese, signed, titled and inscribed Ho un ‘plurimo’ nel ‘buco’ on the reverse, waterpaint on canvas, 55 by 46 cm. 21 5/8 by 18 1/8 in. Executed in 1968. Estimation 1,300,000 — 1,800,000 GBP (1,646,450 - 2,279,700 EUR). Photo: Sotheby's. Provenance: Pisano, Milan Silvana Buffolano, Santa Maria Capua Vetere Private Collection, Italy  Galleria Mazzoleni, Turin Acquired from the above by the... [Lire la suite]