07 février 2017

Peter Doig's "Cobourg 3 + 1 More" to star in Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Auction

Peter Doig, Cobourg 3 + 1 More (1994), estimate £8,000,000 -12,000,000. © Christie’s Images Limited 2017. LONDON.- Christie‘s Post War and Contemporary Art Evening Auction will present Peter Doig’s Cobourg 3 + 1 More (1994, estimate: £8,000,000-12,000,000), which stands among the great icons of Doig’s early oeuvre. A visionary apparition rendered on a majestic scale, Cobourg 3 + 1 More conjures a distant, half-remembered reality beneath a shimmering membrane of scattered pigment. Recently awarded the Art Icon Award at... [Lire la suite]
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01 octobre 2016

Richter tour de force from the collection of Eric Clapton to be sold in New York

Gerhard Richter, Abstraktes Bild, 1994. Estimate in the range of $20 million. © Christie’s Images Limited 2016. NEW YORK, NY.- Gerhard Richter’s Abstraktes Bild from the Collection of Eric Clapton will highlight Christie’s November 15, Evening Auction of Post-War and Contemporary Art in New York (Estimate in the range of $20million). Dating from the artist’s most celebrated period of abstraction and one of the highlights of the fall season, Abstraktes Bild was acquired by the rock legend Eric Clapton at auction... [Lire la suite]
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28 septembre 2016

Kneaded Knowledge. The Language of Ceramics at Kunsthaus Graz

  Ai Weiwei, Han Dynasty Urn with Coca-Cola Logo, 1994, urn from Western Han dynasty (206 BC - 24 AD) and paint. Photo: Studio Ai Weiwei, © Ai Weiwei. M+ Sigg Collection, Hong Kong. by donation. Some of the earliest artworks were ceramics. The European Modern Era was shaped by the insatiable desire for Chinese porcelain, for which the highest prices were paid. Whether functional containers or artworks, ceramics travelled over the whole globe from time immemorial, connecting cultures that knew little of one another.... [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]
21 avril 2016

"Entre sculpture et photographie" au musée Rodin

Giuseppe Penone, Trappole di luce (Piège de lumière), 1995. Cristal et photographie noir & blanc. 37 x 20 cm et 99,5 x 69 x 1,5 cm. © Adagp, Paris 2016 PARIS - La photo occupa une place singulière dans le travail du sculpteur Auguste Rodin et c'est cette place et ce dialogue que le musée Rodin continue à explorer. Sur une proposition de Michel Frizot, historien de la photographie, cette exposition est une invitation à découvrir huit artistes de la seconde moitié du XXe siècle ayant pratiqué de front la sculpture et la... [Lire la suite]
27 mars 2016

Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art exhibits first full exploration of Romantic era fashion

Dress with evening bodice (detail), c. 1850, American, Silk, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Gift of the Estate of Matta Grimm Lacey, 1976.33B,C. Courtesy Wadsworth Atheneum. HARTFORD, CONN.- The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art in Hartford, Conn., is mounting the first exhibition to fully explore the Romantic era as a formative period in costume history from Mar. 5, 2016 – Jul. 10, 2016. “Gothic to Goth: Romantic Era Fashion & Its Legacy,” presents historic garments alongside literary works, paintings, prints,... [Lire la suite]

25 septembre 2015

Sotheby's Hong Kong Modern Asian Art Autumn Sales to include 26 rare and important sculptures by Ju Ming

Ju Ming with his work at the National Gallery Singapore in 1986. (Image source: The Straits Times). HONG KONG.- Sotheby’s Modern Asian Art Department has been entrusted by Mr. Johnson Chang Tsong-Zung, director of Hanart TZ Gallery, to present Embodying The Dao of Martial Arts – Important Sculptures by Ju Ming from the Collection of Johnson Chang Tsong-Zung, featuring 26 works by the celebrated Taiwanese sculptor Ju Ming from Chang’s private collection. Since the early 1980s, Chang has been a key figure in promoting Ju... [Lire la suite]
20 juillet 2015

Hermès Paris Made in France, Sac "Kelly" 33 cm en alligator vert émeraude, Année 1994

Hermès Paris Made in France, Sac "Kelly" 33 cm en alligator vert émeraude, Année 1994. Estimation : 17 000 - 25 000 €. Photo HÔTEL DES VENTES DE MONTE-CARLO garniture en métal doré, clefs, clochette, tirette, cadenas gainé, poignée. Excellent état HÔTEL DES VENTES DE MONTE-CARLO, 98000 MONACO. Importants Bijoux, le 21 Juillet 2015 à 11h et 15h
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24 avril 2015

Gem set and diamond fibula brooch, JAR, 1994

Gem set and diamond fibula brooch, JAR, 1994. Estimate 146,000 — 245,000 CHF (137,736 - 231,132 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. Set with an oval natural pearl suspending three smaller pearls of various colours together with a button shaped brownish grey natural pearl, and a pear-shaped purple topaz, the 'keeper' set with a briolette pink spinel and an oval brownish grey natural pearl, accented throughout with single-cut diamonds, the reverse decorated with inverted brilliant-cut diamonds, unsigned, French assay and maker's marks,... [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]