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]

17 avril 2016

Première exposition italienne de Sigmar Polke au Palazzo Grassi

Sigmar Polke, Strahlen Sehen, 2006/2007 VENISE - Du 17 avril au 6 novembre 2016, Palazzo Grassi accueille la première grande rétrospective italienne consacrée à l’artiste allemand Sigmar Polke (1941-2010).L’exposition est conçue par Elena Geuna e Guy Tosatto, directeur du Musée de Grenoble, en étroite collaboration avec The Estate of Sigmar Polke.Elle couvre toute la carrière de l’artiste, des années 1960 aux années 2000, et toute la diversité des mediums qu’il emprunta. Près de quatre-vingt-dix œuvres provenant de la... [Lire la suite]
29 mars 2016

Li Huayi (B. 1948), Ensemble for stone, 1997

Lot 2845, Li Huayi (B. 1948), Ensemble for stone, 1997. Estimate 1,800,000 — 2,200,000 HKD (208,431 - 254,749 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. signed LI HUAYI, dated 1997, and with one seal of the artist, ink and colour on paper, framed, 65.7 by 129.5 cm, 25 7/8  by 51 in. Provenance: Kaikodo, New York.A private Asian collection Exhibited: USA, New York, Kaikodo, In Concert: Landscapes by Li Huayi and Zhang Hong, 6-30 November, 1999, pp.56-59 ... [Lire la suite]
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11 mars 2016

Jan Fabre. Spiritual Guards at Piazza della Signoria and Palazzo Vecchio & Forte Belvedere

Jan Fabre, Scarabeo stercorario sacro con albero di alloro (2012)/Holy dung beetle with laurel tree (2012). Fotografo/Photographer: Pat Verbruggen. Copyright: Angelos bvba FLORENCE - The Forte Belvedere in Florence is getting set to host this year's edition of its annual fixture with great art. Following the two international exhibitions showcasing the art of Giuseppe Penone and Antony Gormley, the former Medici fortress' bastions this year will be hosting the works of Jan Fabre, one of the most innovative and important figures on... [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]
29 octobre 2015

Willem de Kooning leads Phillips 20th Century & Contemporary Art Evening Sale in New York

Michelangelo Pistoletto, Gruppo di persone , 1962, graphite on tissue paper on mirror-polished stainless steel, mounted to canvas, 71 x 49 in. (180.3 x 124.5 cm). Signed and dated "Pistoletto 1962" on the reverse. Estimate $1 500 000 - 2 500 000  NEW YORK, NY.- Phillips sales of 20th Century & Contemporary Art in New York will be led by Willem de Kooning’s Untitled XXVIII, 1977. Rendered in creamy yellows, crisp whites and sky blues, the work perfectly... [Lire la suite]

21 juillet 2015

Hermès 60cm Vache Naturelle & Tigre Royal Linen Travel Plume Bag, 1997

Hermès 60cm Vache Naturelle & Tigre Royal Linen Travel Plume Bag, 1997. Estimate USD 3,000 - 4,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Gold Hardware, interior is canvas. Includes clochette and keys for locking zipper. 22.5" Width x 14.5" Height x 8" Depth. Very Good to Excellent Condition. Very light wear to leather. If summer travel is in your future, no travel bag is chicer. This oversized Plume with its tan-colored Vache Naturelle leather and fierce silkscreened Tiger Royal design is sure to turn heads when... [Lire la suite]
19 juillet 2015

HERMES. Sac "Birkin" 35 cm en crocodile d'estuaire couleur Bleu Jean, Année: 1997

HERMES. Sac "Birkin" 35 cm en crocodile d'estuaire couleur Bleu Jean (Crocodylus porosus). Année: 1997. Estimation : 30 000 € / 35 000 €. Photo Artcurial. HERMES. Blue Jean porosus crocodile "Birkin" 35 cm bag, gilt metal hardware, keyfob, sheathed padlock, double handle. Year: 1997.  II/B source R, garniture en métal plaqué or, tirette, clochette, clefs, cadenas gainé, doublure en chèvre comprenant une poche à fermeture sur glissière, une poche plaquée, double poignée.   L'utilisation... [Lire la suite]
24 juin 2015

Phillips' June Contemporary Art Auctions include art by Ai Weiwei, Bruce Nauman and Andy Warhol

LONDON.- Phillips presents highlights from the June Contemporary Art Auctions including highlights by Ai Weiwei, Bruce Nauman, Andy Warhol, Sigmar Polke, Raqib Shaw, Andreas Gursky, Yue Minjun, Damien Hirst and Mark Bradford. The Contemporary Art Sales will offer over 200 lots with a combined pre-sale estimate of £22.7-34.3 million ($34.7-52.3 million / €31.2-47.1 million).  The Contemporary Art Evening Sale presents 53 lots and carries a pre-sale estimate of £17,925,000 - £27,275,000 ($27.3-$41.6 million / €24.6-... [Lire la suite]
23 juin 2015

Exhibition on nature.with works by Roxy Paine and Meg Webster on view at Villa Panza

Meg Webster at Villa Panza © Sergio Tenderini VARESE.- Villa Panza is proceeding in its endeavour to make sense of life, spirituality and the universe, with an exhibition on nature. The question of mankind’s relationship with nature has never been as topical as it is now: mother or stepmother, the entity that we are putting in danger or the hazard that can do us harm? The sustainability of the environment is made all the more difficult due to the intervention of mankind, which is unable to refrain from altering it... [Lire la suite]