26 juin 2017

A Ceramic Sculpture by Magdalene Odundo, 1993

Lot 1. Magdalene Odundo, 1993. Height 15 5/8 in. 39.5 cm. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Lot sold 33,750 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. rising from a small circular bottom, the spherical body surmounted by a cylindrical neck with two rings to the sides leading to a horizontally flaring end; 'Odundo 1993' engraved on bottom; fine polished and carbonized surface. Provenance: Anthony Slayter-Ralph Fine Art, Santa BarbaraAcquired from the above, ca. 1994 Literature: Anthony Slayter-Ralph... [Lire la suite]
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19 décembre 2016

Foam opens overview of the work of Japanese artist Hiroshi Sugimoto

Bay of Sagami, Atami, 1997. Gelatin silver print © Hiroshi Sugimoto. AMSTERDAM.- In the exhibition Hiroshi Sugimoto - Black Box, Foam presents an overview of the work of Japanese artist Hiroshi Sugimoto (b. 1948, Tokyo). The exhibition is divided into five sections devoted to the artist’s major series: Theaters (1976-ongoing); Lightning Fields (2006-ongoing); Dioramas (1976-2012); Portraits (1994-1999); and Seascapes (1980-ongoing). On display are a total of 34 large-format works, selected by guest curator... [Lire la suite]
30 janvier 2016

Ben Brown Fine Arts displays the work of photographers Nobuyoshi Araki and Hiroshi Sugimoto

HONG KONG.- Ben Brown Fine Arts Hong Kong, in collaboration with McNamara Art Projects, announces the exhibition Nobuyoshi Araki / Hiroshi Sugimoto, featuring the iconic and seemingly disparate work of two of the most prominent contemporary photographers, both emanating from Japan. Hiroshi Sugimoto’s starkly serene black and white seascapes and theatres have been hung alongside Nobuyoshi Araki’s highly eroticized images of women and flowers, providing a discourse on the artists’ reverence for their chosen subject matter... [Lire la suite]
01 octobre 2015

Hermès, Sac "Kelly" 32 cm en Alligator (alligator mississippiensis) Havane

Hermès, Sac "Kelly" 32 cm en Alligator (alligator mississippiensis) Havane, 1993.. Estimation : 20 000 € / 25 000 € (180 000 / 220 000 HKD). Photo Artcurial. garniture en métal plaqué or, tirette, clochette, clefs, cadenas gainé, doublure en chèvre comprenant une poche à fermeture sur glissière, une double poche à soufflet, poignée.   Lot soumis à des restrictions d'exportations/importations par la Convention CITES. Ce lot sera délivré uniquement à Hong Kong.  A Havane Alligator 32 cm "Kelly" bag,... [Lire la suite]
23 septembre 2015

Anish Kapoor's first solo show in Russia opens at Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center

Anish Kapoor, My Red Homeland, 2003, Wax and oil-based paint, steel arm and motor, Diameter: 12 m. Photo: Nic Tenwiggenhorn. ©Anish Kapoor, 2015 MOSCOW.- The Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center, supported by Lisson Gallery, London, will present the first solo exhibition of works by Anish Kapoor in Russia, opening on 21 September 2015 to coincide with the Moscow Biennale. Anish Kapoor is one of the most influential artists in the world, who has changed the perception of contemporary sculpture. Born in Bombay,... [Lire la suite]
04 septembre 2015

Exhibition of Wall Drawings, Grids on Color by Sol LeWitt opens at Konrad Fischer Galerie

Sol LeWitt, installation view, Konrad Fischer Galerie Düsseldorf 2015. DUSSELDORF.- To start the fall season, Konrad Fischer Galerie presents two solo exhibitions of Sol LeWitt's Wall Drawings at both its locations in Berlin and Dusseldorf. Colored wall drawings will be shown in Dusseldorf, black and white versions are on view in Berlin. Complementary to these installations, a selection of gouaches by the artist will be presented.  LeWitt began his artistic career in the early 1960s with modular and serial... [Lire la suite]

31 août 2015

"J’aime les panoramas" au MUCEM

Elina Brotherus, Der Wanderer 2, 2004 ©  Elina  Brotherus  /  Adagp,  Paris  2015   MARSEILLE - Massifs  de  montagne  ou  côtes  méditerranéennes,  certains  lieux  ont  la  faculté  d’offrir  à  leurs  visiteurs  des  points  de  vue  privilégiés  qui  procurent  le  sentiment  de  dominer  le  monde,  de  le  posséder  voire  de... [Lire la suite]
03 avril 2015

Platimiro Fiorenza's Coral treasures

Platimiro Fiorenza, Chalice, gold, coral and precious stones, cm. 33, 1988, Cathedral of Monreale. Platimiro Fiorenza, Madonna of Trapani, gold, coral and precious stones, cm. 34, 1993. Vatican Museums, Rome. Platimiro Fiorenza, Stoup, gold, silver, coral and precious stones, cm. 28, 1993, the Vatican Museums, Rome. Platimiro Fiorenza, Bishop's ring, gold and coral, with a depiction of the Madonna of Trapani, 1998. Platimiro Fiorenza, Plate, Mediterranean coral and silver, made with the technique of... [Lire la suite]
28 février 2015

Largest overview presentation of Louise Bourgeois' Cell series opens at Haus der Kunst

Louise Bourgeois, Spider, 1997 (detail), installation view (Bordeaux), Collection The Easton Foundation, photo Frédéric Delpech © The Easton Foundation / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2015 MUNICH.- Over her long career as an artist, Louise Bourgeois (1911-2010) developed concepts and formal inventions that later became key positions in contemporary art; these included the use of environmental installation and theatrical formats, and the engagement with psychoanalytic and feminist themes. Both her distinctive sculptural forms and her... [Lire la suite]
29 juillet 2013

Michael Dillon. Hall with trompe l'oeil niches, statues, urns and grisaille; private house, Madrid, 1993

Michael Dillon. Hall with trompe l'oeil niches, statues, urns and grisaille; private house, Madrid, 1993
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