26 juin 2017

Magdalene Odundo (born Nairobi, 1950), Untitled (Anthropomorphic Sculpture), 1991

Lot 64. Magdalene Odundo (born Nairobi, 1950), Untitled (Anthropomorphic Sculpture), 1991, signed and dated under foot: Odundo 1991.. Height: 16 7/8 (42.9 cm).  Estimate 40,000 -- 60,000 USD. Lot sold 134,500 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. Provenance: Anthony Ralph Gallery, New YorkWerner Muensterberger, New York, acquired from the above on April 25, 1991 Exhibited: Anthony Ralph Gallery, New York, Magdalene Odundo, 1991 Note: Much of Kenyan born (1950, Nairobi) Magdalene Odundo's... [Lire la suite]
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30 avril 2017

Bacon, Freud and the School of London explored at Museo Picasso Málaga

The Second Version of Tryptich 1944 (1988) by Francis Bacon is on show. Photo: Jesús Domínguez © Museo Picasso Málaga  MALAGA.- In the 1950s a small group of painters who shared the same artistic concerns and were connected by ties of friendship and mutual admiration explored the appearance and vulnerability of the body, with the city of London as their surrounding context. Through the depiction of the figure and their own everyday landscape, these artists conveyed the delicacy and vitality of the human condition... [Lire la suite]
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]
19 septembre 2016

Sotheby's Hong Kong announces Contemporary Asian Art Autumn Sales 2016

Liu Xiaodong, Showered in Sunlight, 1990, oil on canvas, 180 x 195.  Est. HK$ 15,000,000 – 20,000,000/ US$ 1,940,000 – 2,580,000 (Evening Sale Item). Photo: Sotheby's. HONG KONG.- Sotheby’s Hong Kong Contemporary Asian Art Autumn Sales will take place from 2 to 3 October 2016 at Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. The Modern and Contemporary Asian Art Evening Sale on 2 October offers prime representative works by renowned Chinese, Japanese and Korean contemporary artists, including Zeng Fanzhi, Liu... [Lire la suite]
19 juillet 2016

Issey Miyake by Irving Penn, 1991

Issey Miyake by Irving Penn, 1991
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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]

07 juin 2016

Anselm Kiefer (Né en 1945), Brennstäbe (série Nachtschattengewächse), 1991

Lot 25. Anselm Kiefer (Né en 1945), Brennstäbe (série Nachtschattengewächse), feuilles de plomb et photographie noir et blanc sur panneau dans un cadre de l'artiste, 172 x 131.5 cm. (67 ¾ x 51 ¾ in.). Réalisé vers 1991. Estimation 150,000 – €200,000 ($170,293 - $227,057). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 Provenance: Galerie Yvon Lambert, ParisAcquis auprès de celle-ci en 1991 Exhibited: Paris, Galerie Yvon Lambert, Nachtschattengewächse, septembre-octobre 1991. ... [Lire la suite]
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17 mai 2016

7.04 carats Colombian emerald, sapphire, rock crystal and diamond ring, René Boivin, 1991

Lot 304. 7.04 carats Colombian emerald, sapphire, rock crystal and diamond ring, René Boivin, 1991. Estimate 44,000 — 53,000 CHF. Lot sold 131,250 CHF. Photo Sotheby's Set with a sugarloaf emerald stated to weigh 7.04 carats, between pear-shaped cabochon sapphires and framed with brilliant-cut diamonds, the mount composed of rock crystal, size 481/2.  Accompanied by SSEF report no. 84043, stating that the emerald is of Colombian origin, with no indications of clarity modification;... [Lire la suite]
21 novembre 2015

Gagosian exhibits first in-depth exploration of the innovations in Francis Bacon's late work

Francis Bacon, Self-Portrait, 1978, oil on canvas, 78 × 58 1/8 inches (198 × 147.5 cm). Private Collection. © The Estate of Francis Bacon. All rights reserved. / DACS, London / ARS, NY 2015. Photo by Rob McKeever. NEW YORK, NY.- Gagosian New York is presenting “Francis Bacon: Late Paintings.” This is the third exhibition of Bacon's work following “Francis Bacon: Triptychs” (Gagosian London, 2006) and “Isabel and Other Intimate Strangers: Portraits by Alberto Giacometti and Francis Bacon” (Gagosian New York,... [Lire la suite]
05 octobre 2015

A Jean Paul Gaultier satin matador jacket, 1991

A Jean Paul Gaultier satin matador jacket, 1991. Estimate:£350 - £500. Photo courtesy Kerry Taylor Auctions A Jean Paul Gaultier satin matador jacket, 1991. Femme labelled and size 42, adorned with gold sequins, braid, frogging and tassels, bust 86cm, 34in Provenance: Amanda Cazalet, model, muse and friend to Jean Paul Gaultier. This jacket was a personal gift to her from the designer. Kerry Taylor Auctions. Antique & Vintage Fashion & Textiles, October 13th 2015‏