21 octobre 2017

Nicolas de Staël (1914-1955), Composition, 1950

Lot 19. Nicolas de Staël (1914-1955), Composition, signé 'Staël' (en bas à droite), huile sur toile, 27 x 35.2 cm. Peint en 1950 à Paris. Estimate EUR 300,000 - EUR 500,000. Price realised EUR 559,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 signed 'Staël' (lower right), oil on canvas, 10 5/8 x 13 7/8 in. Painted in 1950 in Paris. Provenance: Jean Leymarie, Paris (don de l'artiste, en 1950); vente, Artcurial, Paris, 5 décembre 2016, lot 2.Acquis au cours de cette vente par le... [Lire la suite]

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]
01 juin 2016

Unique survey of Cy Twombly's work opens at Museum Brandhorst

Cy Twombly (1929 - 2011), Untitled (Rose), 2008, acrylic and chalk on wood, 252.5 x 187.3 x 1.1 cm. Udo and Anette Brandhorst Collection, photo: Nicole Wilhelms, Bavarian State Painting Collections, Museum Brandhorst, Munich © Cy Twombly Foundation. MUNICH.- With more than 200 works from various periods in his artistic career, the Brandhorst Collection provides a unique survey of Cy Twombly’s development as an artist. This retrospective selection of paintings, sculptures, drawings, and... [Lire la suite]
26 mars 2016

"Autoportraits, de Rembrandt au selfie" au Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon

  LYON - Le musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon s’est associé à deux grandes institutions européennes, la Staatliche Kunsthalle de Karlsruhe, en Allemagne, et les National Galleries of Scotland à Édimbourg, au Royaume-Uni, pour concevoir une exposition sur le thème de l’autoportrait. S’appuyant sur les collections de chacun des trois musées partenaires, le parcours rassemble près de 150 oeuvres – peintures, sculptures, dessins, gravures, photographies, vidéos, jusqu’aux selfies d’Ai Weiwei –,... [Lire la suite]
04 février 2016

Exhibition of photographs by Peter Lindbergh opens at Gagosian Gallery Athens

Peter Lindbergh, NADJA AUERMANN, MOJAVE DESERT, CALIFORNIA USA, 1996, 2015. Gelatin Silver Print Illford multigrade, 23 5/8 × 19 11/16 inches unframed (60 × 50 cm). Edition of 25 © Peter Lindbergh ATHENS.- Gagosian Athens presents photographs by Peter Lindbergh. Lindbergh’s now-iconic photographs of women derive inspiration from early narrative cinema and street photography, in their fleeting observations and compositional elegance. His Eastern European heritage can be traced in the stark and... [Lire la suite]
19 janvier 2016

Mid-career exhibition of the work of architect Dame Zaha Hadid opens at Leila Heller Gallery in Dubai

Zaha Hadid, Zephyr Sofa, 2013. Designed for ZHD. Lacquered fiberglass solid body, fabric upholstery, 29 x 126 x 118 in. 73 x 320 x 300 cm. DUBAI.- Leila Heller Gallery Dubai opened “Zaha Hadid”, a mid-career exhibition of the oeuvre of internationally renowned architect Dame Zaha Hadid. Spanning the breath of Hadid’s product designs from the early 80s - on the cusp of the architect’s emergence onto the global stage - to the 2015 Liquid Glacial Collection furniture range.  Zaha Hadid, Moraine,... [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]
22 août 2015

Liu Dan (b. 1953), The rock remembers, 2003

Lot 44. Liu Dan (b. 1953), The rock remembers, 2003. Estimate 80,000 — 100,000 USD.  Lot sold 100,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. ink on paper, framed, signed, marked with one seal of the artist, 15 1/2  by 14 in., 39.4 by 35.6 cm. Notes: Whether of stones, poppy flowers, or classically-inspired landscapes, Liu Dan's works embody an exceptional beauty, one balanced between sold, calculated composition and elegant, free-hand gestures. In his paintings of rocks, which are based on actual... [Lire la suite]
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03 juillet 2015

Valérie Belin, "Les images intranquilles" au Centre Pompidou

Valérie Belin, Corbeilles de fruits (Sans titre), 2007. Epreuve chromogène montée sous Diasec © Centre Pompidou, Mnam-Cci /Georges Meguerditchian et Ph. Migeat /Dist. Rmn-Gp, © Adagp, 2015 PARIS - D'où provient ce sentiment d'inquiétante étrangeté que produisent les photographies de Valérie Belin? De la carnation vivante de ses mannequins de vitrine, de la fixité du visage de ces femmes rencontrées dans la rue? De l'aspect organique de ces carcasses de voitures, du caractère sculptural de ces bœufs écorchés? Est-ce un... [Lire la suite]
18 mai 2015

Calligraphic Abstraction exhibition opens at Seattle Art Museum's Asian Art Museum

Son Man-jin, Hwa Kwan Dong Jin, 2003. Engraving and color on tile, 8 x 4 x 16in. (20.3 x 10.2 x 40.6cm), Gift of Kim KyooYun, 2003.114, © Son Man-jin. SEATTLE, WA.- Calligraphic Abstraction is about beauty. It’s a celebration of one of the oldest artistic traditions – and what can be seen just by looking. On view now at SAM’s Asian Art Museum, the exhibition presents 36 outstanding works selected from collections of the Seattle Art Museum and private collectors to showcase this art form that has thrived for thousands of... [Lire la suite]