28 novembre 2016

Phillips results: First 20th Century & Contemporary Art & Design Evening Sale

Roy Lichtenstein, Landscape With Grass, 1996. Estimate: HK$25,000,000 - 35,000,000. Sold for: HK$35,480,000 / US$4,573,372. Image: Phillips. HONG KONG.- Jonathan Crockett, Head of 20th Century and Contemporary Art & Deputy Chairman for Phillips Asia, said: “The outstanding results of Phillips’ first sale of 20th Century & Contemporary Art & Design in Asia demonstrate the ever increasing global demand for works by blue chip international artists, with world records achieved for Nick Knight and Yoshitomo... [Lire la suite]

24 juin 2016

Gerhard Richter (b. 1932), Abstraktes Bild (811-2), 1994

Lot 15. Gerhard Richter (b. 1932), Abstraktes Bild (811-2), signed, numbered and dated '811-2 Richter 1994' (on the reverse), oil on canvas, 98 x 78½in. (250 x 200cm.). Painted in 1994. Estimate Upon Request. Photo: Christie's Image Ltd 2016. Provenance: Marian Goodman Gallery, New York.Galerie Löhrl, Mönchengladbach.Private Collection, Berlin. Alan Koppel Gallery, Chicago. Acquired from the above by the present owner. Literature: Gerhard Richter 1998, exh. cat., London,... [Lire la suite]
29 avril 2016

Christie's 250th anniversary celebrations will be launched with "Defining British Art"

Lucian Freud (1922–2011), Ib and her husband, 1992. Oil on canvas. 66 ¼ x 57 ¾ in. (168.3 x 146.7 cm.) Estimate on Request: in the region of £18 million. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. LONDON.- An intimate family portrait by Lucian Freud painted in 1992; a pivotal example from 1864 of British Aestheticism at auction for the first time in 100 years by Frederic, Lord Leighton; and from 1778, an exquisite portrait by Sir Joshua Reynolds on the market for the first time, are among the great works of British art to be... [Lire la suite]
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19 février 2016

China 2000 Fine Art at Asia Week New York 2016

Zhu Qizhan (1892-1996), Autumn Gourds, 1984. Ink and color on paper © China 2000 Fine Art. Zhu Qizhan (1892-1996). Painting at Celestial Peak, Huangshan. China, 1956. Ink and color on paper. 35.5 x 28 inches (90 x 71 cm). © China 2000 Fine Art.   Zhu Qizhan (1892-1996). Mountain Viewing. Ink and color on paper. 26.25 x 26.25 inches (66.7 x 66.7 cm). © China 2000 Fine Art.   Zhu Qizhan (1892-1996). A Lovely Day. 1992. Ink and color on paper. 27 x 27 inches... [Lire la suite]
12 février 2016

Gaitonde, Anish Kapoor Are Newsmakers For Saffronart’s Feb 24 Auction

An untitled stainless steel sculpture by Anish Kapoor (b. 1954) is one of the top draws at Saffronart’s Evening Sale of Modern & Contemporary Indian Art on February 24. It is estimated at $588,240-$882,355 (approx. Rs 4 crore - Rs 6 crore). Saffronart. MUMBAI - It’s not very often that in an auction of Indian art, a work of contemporary art supercedes those by modern masters to become an important highlight. One such rare instance is the upcoming Saffronart Evening Sale of Modern & Contemporary Indian Art on February... [Lire la suite]
09 février 2016

Exhibition of abstract works by Gerhard Richter on view at Museum Frieder Burda

Gerhard Richter, Abstraktes Bild, 1992; Museum Frieder Burda, Baden-Baden © Gerhard Richter, 2016; Photo: Volker Naumann, Schönaich. BADEN-BADEN.- The exhibition in Museum Frieder Burda shows abstract works by Gerhard Richter. At the centre is one of the main works by the artist, the four-part, abstract, deeply moving piece entitled “Birkenau” (WZ 937 1-4), which was created in 2014. In this work, Gerhard Richter refers to photographs taken by the Jewish Sonderkommando at Birkenau Concentration Camp in... [Lire la suite]

08 février 2016

Albert Watson, Monkey Series

Albert Watson (b. 1942, Scottish), Monkey Series - Casey King, New York City, 1992, 29.92 in.H x 24.02 in.W © Albert Watson & Preiss Fine Arts Photographers Limited Editions Albert Watson (b. 1942, Scottish), Monkey Series - Monkey with Hut, 29.92 in.H x 24.02 in.W © Albert Watson & Preiss Fine Arts Photographers Limited Editions  Albert Watson (b. 1942, Scottish), Monkey Series - Monkey with... [Lire la suite]
05 décembre 2015

Sarah Moon's most comprehensive exhibition to date on view at Deichtorhallen in Hamburg

Sarah Moon: Fashion 9 Yohji Yamamoto, 1996 © Sarah Moon HAMBURG.- With a special focus on the film works, for the first time ever the oeuvre of the photographer Sarah Moon is being presented as a retrospective in the House of Photography at theDeichtorhallen. Some 350 photographs and five films allow visitors to immerse themselves in Sarah Moon’s magical world.  Sarah Moon: The Birnbaum, 1992 © Sarah Moon Born in 1941, the photographer grew up in England and France. After working in Paris as a model for several years,... [Lire la suite]
13 juillet 2015

Camden radicals go on show in the National Portrait Gallery

Actor Benedict Cumberbatch by Spencer Murphy © Spencer Murphy LONDON.- Benedict Cumberbatch, Amy Winehouse, Alan Bennett and Dame Tessa Jowell are among the famous faces that have gone on show in a new display celebrating the London Borough of Camden and the inspirational figures that have lived, worked or studied there, it was announced today. Creative Connections: Camden Radical Characters (9 July – 11 October 2015) showcases thirty photographs of successful people with connections to Camden, who have been selected from... [Lire la suite]
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]