18 février 2017

Lucio Fontana (1899 - 1968), Concetto Spaziale, Attesa, 1965

Lot 62. Lucio Fontana (1899 - 1968), Concetto Spaziale, Attesa, signed, titled and inscribed hoy es un dia meravilloso on the reverse, waterpaint on canvas, overall: 84.5 by 84.5 cm. 33 1/4 by 33 1/4 in., each edge: 60 cm. 23 5/8 in. Executed in 1965. Estimate 500,000 — 700,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. Provenance: Franco Passoni, Milan Acquired from the above by the present owner in the early 1980s Exhibited: Turin, Galleria Civica d’Arte Moderna, Lucio Fontana, February - March 1970,... [Lire la suite]

26 décembre 2016

Art Gallery of New South Wales exhibits nude art from the Tate Collection

Auguste Rodin, The kiss, 1901-04. Tate: purchased with assistance from the Art Fund and public contributions 1953. Image © Tate, London 2016. SYDNEY.- Nude: art from the Tate Collection at the Art Gallery of New South Wales tells the story of the nude through more than 100 powerful artworks spanning two centuries, as part of the Sydney International Art Series 2016-2017.   The evolution of the nude in Western art is a story of beauty and desire, eroticism and tenderness as well as scandal. From the history... [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]
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]
04 avril 2016

Cinq toiles d'Olivier Debré chez Artcurial, ce jour.

Lot 39. Olivier Debré (1920 - 1999), "Le petit chemin", 1966. Estimation : 6 000 € / 8 000 €. Photo Artcurial. Huile sur toile. Signée des initiales et datée en bas à droite "O.D., 66", contresignée, datée et titrée au dos "O. Debré, Printemps 66, le petit chemin", 54 x 65 cm (21,26 x 25,59 in.)  Provenance : Atelier de l'artiste Collection Alberto Cont, Paris Galerie Kandler, Toulouse Acquis directement auprès de cette dernière par l'actuel propriétaire en 2004  Lot 64. Olivier... [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]

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]
03 février 2016

Sotheby's Hong Kong to offer major single-owner collection of contemporary ink art

Photo: Sotheby's. HONG KONG.- Sotheby’s Hong Kong will present the first single-owner collection of contemporary ink art at auction worldwide – The Origo Collection – on 4 April 2016 during the Spring Sales series. Offering 83 lots, the sale represents a major selection from the Collection, epitomising the diversity of contemporary ink art works in scale, concept and stylistic approach. Significant works, most of them fresh to the auction market, by artists including Gao Xingjian, Gu Wenda, Li Huayi, Li Jin, Liu Dan, Liu... [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]
07 septembre 2015

Exhibition unveils highlights and recent acquisitions in Asian Art Museum's expanding collection

Faceted bowl with lid, approx. 1960–2000, by Kim Yik-yung (Korean, b. 1935). Porcelain. Courtesy of Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, 2010.308.a-.b. © Asian Art Museum of San Francisco. SAN FRANCISCO, CA.- The Asian Art Museum—well known for its vast collection of antiquities —is surprising visitors with First Look: Collecting Contemporary at the Asian, an exhibition featuring highlights of its contemporary art collection acquired over the past 15 years. On view Sept. 4–Oct. 11, 2015 and organized by guest curator... [Lire la suite]