13 juillet 2017

Mini at the centre of London's swinging 70s offered at H&H Classics

Lot 83. Morris Mini Cooper S MKII Wood & Pickett, 1970. Vehicle Registration YYU292H. Chassis Number KA2S6-1321285. Engine Number 9F1SA1Y-54194. Estimate £40000 - 50000. ©  H&H Auctioneers LONDON.- This superb Mini Cooper S which was transformed by the coachbuilder Wood & Pickett to Margrave specification when new, was once owned by Leonard Albert Lewis, better known as ‘Leonard of Mayfair’, hairdresser to the stars. The car is coming up for sale with auctioneers H&H... [Lire la suite]
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17 avril 2017

Galerie Karsten Greve AG at TEFAF New York Spring 2017

Louise Bourgeois (Paris, 1911), Baroque, 1970. Marble with a base made from timber wood, 94.6 x 64.1 x 65.7 cm (Marble). 38.1 x 81.2 x 65.7 cm (Base). Signed 'BOUR-0056. Photo courtesy Galerie Karsten Greve AG Literature: Louise Bourgeois, Retrospective, exh. cat., New York 1982, plates no. 123-24, p. 121, ill. p. 88, studio view on frontispiece, installation views, plates no. 126-27, p. 122, ill. p. 90; Louise Bourgeois, Retrospective, exh. cat., Frankfurt/Main 1989, no. 74, p. 189,... [Lire la suite]
08 février 2017

Christie's announces highlights from its Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale

Paul Gauguin, Te Fare (La maison) (1892, estimate: £12,000,000-18,000,000) and Henri Matisse, Jeune fille aux anémones sur fond violet (1944, estimate: £5,000,000-7,000,000) © Christie’s Images Limited 2017. LONDON.- The Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale on 28 February will launch 20th-Century at Christie’s, a season of sales that take place in London from 28 February to 10 March 2017. The auction will present 51 lots from the birth of Impressionism through to some of the most important... [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]
10 juillet 2016

Francis Bacon, Monaco and French culture is focus of exhibition at Grimaldi Forum

'Francis Bacon, Monaco and French Culture'. Photo JC Vinaj MONACO.- The Grimaldi Forum, Monaco is presenting a major exhibition, Francis Bacon, Monaco and French Culture from 2 July to 4 September 2016. The exhibition, curated by Martin Harrison, editor of the forthcoming Francis Bacon Catalogue Raisonné (publication 30 June 2016), takes place with the support of The Estate of Francis Bacon in London, and the Francis Bacon MB Art Foundation based in Monaco. Francis Bacon’s cultural orientation was, to an... [Lire la suite]
03 juillet 2016

GRIMA at Masterpiece London 2016

Andrew Grima. Swinging Pearl Ring, 1970. Price on request. Courtesy GRIMA. Andrew Grima.  Shell Necklace, 1972-1973. Price on request. Courtesy GRIMA. From the Supershells Collection, a shell set with Diamonds and suspended from a Yellow Gold collar. Andrew Grima. Lei Necklace, 2011. Price on request. Courtesy GRIMA.  Modelled after the original 'Lei' Necklace, winner of the De Beers Diamonds International Awards in 1965 and the Duke of Edinburgh Prize for Elegant Design in 1966,... [Lire la suite]

01 juin 2016

Unique survey of Cy Twombly's work opens at Museum Brandhorst

Cy Twombly (1929 - 2011), Untitled (Rose), 2008, acrylic and chalk on wood, 252.5 x 187.3 x 1.1 cm. Udo and Anette Brandhorst Collection, photo: Nicole Wilhelms, Bavarian State Painting Collections, Museum Brandhorst, Munich © Cy Twombly Foundation. MUNICH.- With more than 200 works from various periods in his artistic career, the Brandhorst Collection provides a unique survey of Cy Twombly’s development as an artist. This retrospective selection of paintings, sculptures, drawings, and... [Lire la suite]
11 avril 2016

Issey Miyake's technology-driven clothing designs on view in Tokyo From March 16th to June 13th, 2016

TOKYO.- An exhibition devoted to designer Issey Miyake is on view until June 13, 2016 at the National Art Center, Tokyo. The Center has considered design to be an important exhibition theme since it opened in 2007 and is devoted to presenting a wide range of artistic expressions and proposing new perspectives. This exhibition, Miyake Issey Exhibition: The Work of Miyake Issey, promises to be an unprecedented event, focusing on the entirety of Miyake’s 45-year career, from 1970 to the present. Miyake has consistently... [Lire la suite]
18 mars 2016

Francis Bacon's finest self-portrait set for sale for the first time at Sotheby's New York

Francis Bacon, Two Studies for a Self-Portrait (1970), estimate $22-30 million. Photo Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- A rare Francis Bacon self-portrait is set to come to auction for the first time in May, having remained in the same private collection since soon after it was painted over forty-five years ago. Widely acknowledged as the finest self-portrayal Bacon ever produced, Two Studies for a Self-Portrait (1970) will lead Sotheby’s Evening Auction of Contemporary Art in New York on 11 May 2016, with an estimate of... [Lire la suite]
29 janvier 2016

Demisch Danant at TEFAF 2016

Pierre Paulin (Paris 1927-2009 Montpellier), Cathedral table, France, 1981. Aluminum and glass, 74 H x 140 x 140 cm. Edition Arcurial. Numbered '2/30'. Only 3 were made. Demisch Danant at TEFAF 2016 © TEFAF Maastricht, 2015  Provenance: Madame Dominique Paulin Michel Boyer (1935-2011), Desk, France, 1970. Brushed stainless steel, walnut, 74 H x 240 x 100 cm. Demisch Danant at TEFAF 2016 © TEFAF Maastricht, 2015  Provenance: Designed... [Lire la suite]