20 septembre 2018

Two diamond necklaces, Harry Winston, 1984

  Lot 111. A 66.20 carats diamond necklace, Harry Winston, 1984. Estimate US$ 250,000 - 350,000 (€ 210,000 - 300,000). Sold for US$ 324,500 (€ 275,958). © Bonhams 2001-2018 designed as a triple line of graduating round brilliant-cut diamonds, suspending a fringe of pear-shaped brilliant-cut diamond drops, accented by marquise-shaped diamonds; signed Winston, no.9891, with maker's mark for Jacques Timey; accompanied by a signed pouch; total diamond weight: 66.20 carats; mounted in platinum;... [Lire la suite]
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14 mai 2018

Jean-Michel Basquiat, Flexible, 1984

Lot 5. Jean-Michel Basquiat, Flexible, signed with the artist's initials, titled and dated ""FLEXIBLE" JMB 1984" on the reverse, acrylic and oilstick on wood, 102 x 75 in. (259.1 x 190.5 cm.) Executed in 1984. Estimate On Request. Image courtesy of Phillips. Provenance: Acquired from the artist by the present owner Exhibited: New York, Mary Boone Gallery, Jean-Michel Basquiat, March 2 - 23, 1985, n.p. (illustrated)Abidjan, Ivory Coast, Centre Culturel Français, Jean-Michel... [Lire la suite]
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17 février 2017

Rare Georg Baselitz masterpiece set to break artist record at Sotheby's sale in London

Georg Baselitz, Mit Roter Fahne (With Red Flag), 1965. Courtesy of Sotheby’s. LONDON.- A rare masterpiece by the German painter Georg Baselitz (estimated £6.5m-8.5m) is set to break the record for the artist at auction when offered at Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Auction in London on 8 March 2017. Mit Roter Fahne (With Red Flag), 1965, from the artist’s ground-breaking ‘Heroes’ series, is a painting that cemented the artist’s reputation as one of the most provocative and compelling voices of the post-war... [Lire la suite]
23 novembre 2016

Major exhibition devoted to the work of Claude and the late François-Xavier Lalanne opens

François-Xavier Lalanne (1927 - 2008), Babouin, 1984. Cast iron, 139 x 80 x 70 cm; (54 3/4 x 31 1/2 x 27 1/2 in.). Edition of 8 + 4 AP. Courtesy of Ben Brown Fine Arts. LONDON.- This autumn Ben Brown Fine Arts presents Claude & François-Xavier Lalanne, a major exhibition devoted to the wonderful and whimsical work of French artists Claude and the late François-Xavier Lalanne. Choreographed by interior designer Manfredi della Gherardesca, the exhibition brings together almost 30 works by both artists,... [Lire la suite]
28 octobre 2016

McCabe Fine Art opens exhibition of photographs by Robert Mapplethorpe

Robert Mapplethorpe, Waves, 1980, Silver gelatin, 16 x 20 in. (40,64 x 50,8 cm) © Mapplethorpe Foundation. STOCKHOLM.- Robert Mapplethorpe is a cultural icon. He began his career taking Polaroids in the 1970s and went on to become one of the twentieth century's most important artists. Well known for his provocative nudes, Mapplethorpe also took sensual photographs of artists, celebrities, friends, lovers, and flowers. The artist’s first commercial exhibition in Sweden features a diverse selection of portraits,... [Lire la suite]
14 octobre 2016

Olivier Debré (1920 - 1999), Clair de Loire, 1984

Lot 93. Olivier Debré (1920 - 1999), Clair de Loire, 1984. Huile et feuille d'arbre sur toile. Signée, datée et titrée au dos "O. Debré, Clair de Loire, 84", 100 x 100 cm (39,37 x 39,37 in.). Estimation: 10 000 € / 15 000 €. Photo: Artcurial. Provenance : Collection Alain Rigaud, France Vente, Paris, Etude Mercier & Cie, 15 mars 2014, lot 96 Acquis au cours de cette vente par l'actuel propriétaire  Commentaire : Cette œuvre est vendue en collaboration avec Artcurial Lyon-Michel... [Lire la suite]
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15 septembre 2016

Sotheby’s Hong Kong presents modern and contemporary Southeast Asian Art autumn sales 2016

Lê Pho (1907 – 2001), Maternity, c.1940s, ink and gouache on silk, fixed on paper, laid on cardboard 61 x 46.5 cm. Est. HK$1.2 – 1.8 million / US$155,000-233,000. Photo: Sotheby's. Hong Kong - Sotheby’s Hong Kong’s Modern and Contemporary Southeast Asian Art Autumn Sales 2016 will take place on 2-3 October at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. More than 230 lots with a total estimate in excess of HK$76 million / US$9.8 million* will be offered in the Modern and Contemporary Asian Art Evening Sale (2 October)... [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]
08 avril 2016

"Drawing, Dreaming and Desire: Works on Paper by Sam Francis" opens at the Norton Simon Museum

Sam Francis (American, 1923–1994), Untitled, 1955. Ink on paper, 11 x 14 in. (28 x 35.5 cm). Norton Simon Museum, Gift of the Sam Francis Foundation. PASADENA, CA.- The Norton Simon Museum presents Drawing, Dreaming and Desire: Works on Paper by Sam Francis, an exhibition that features the artist’s drawings of erotica and the female nude, many on view for the first time. While Francis is renowned for abstract, atmospheric and vigorously colored paintings on a grand scale, these intimate drawings—meditations made... [Lire la suite]
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04 avril 2016

Cinq toiles d'Olivier Debré chez Artcurial, ce jour.

Lot 39. Olivier Debré (1920 - 1999), "Le petit chemin", 1966. Estimation : 6 000 € / 8 000 €. Photo Artcurial. Huile sur toile. Signée des initiales et datée en bas à droite "O.D., 66", contresignée, datée et titrée au dos "O. Debré, Printemps 66, le petit chemin", 54 x 65 cm (21,26 x 25,59 in.)  Provenance : Atelier de l'artiste Collection Alberto Cont, Paris Galerie Kandler, Toulouse Acquis directement auprès de cette dernière par l'actuel propriétaire en 2004  Lot 64. Olivier... [Lire la suite]