16 mars 2014

Exhibition at Gagosian Alberto Giacometti's complete suite of lithographs Paris sans fin

Alberto Giacometti, [Crowd at Intersection], c. 1965. Lithograph; 16 3/4 x 12 7/8 inches (42.5 x 32.5 cm). Published in Paris sans fin, 1969, plate 16 © 2014 Alberto Giacometti Estate / Licensed by VAGA and ARS , New York HONG KONG.- Gagosian Hong Kong is presenting Alberto Giacometti's complete suite of lithographs Paris sans fin (Paris without end) together with key sculptures, paintings, drawings, photographs, and archival material from the same period, shedding new light on the creation of one of the... [Lire la suite]
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24 janvier 2014

Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966), Trois hommes qui marchent I

Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966), Trois hommes qui marchent I. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014 signed 'A Giacometti’ (on the side of the platform); inscribed with the foundry mark ‘Alexis.Rudier Fondeur. Paris’ (on the base), bronze with dark and light brown patina. Height: 28 ½ in. (72.4 cm.). Conceived in 1948-1949 and cast by 1951. Estimate £6,200,000 – £8,000,000 ($10,267,200 - $13,248,000) Provenance: Galerie Maeght, Paris, by whom acquired directly from the artist in 1951.Harriet and Sidney Janis, New York, by whom acquired... [Lire la suite]
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14 janvier 2014

Powerful Picasso portrait of his great love Jacqueline Roque to be offered at Christie's

Pablo Picasso, Femme au costume turc dans un fauteuil, 20 November 1955. Estimate: £15-20 million. © Christie’s Images Limited 2014. LONDON.- Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale in London on 4 February 2014 sets the bar for rare and important works from distinguished sources to be offered at auction this season. Presenting discerning, informed and passionate international collectors with 48 lots spanning almost a century, the sale is led by Femme au costume turc dans un fauteuil, 1955 by Pablo Picasso, which comes... [Lire la suite]
14 janvier 2014

Sotheby's to sell works from the Private Collection of legendary art dealer Jan Krugier

Alberto Giacometti, Homme traversant une place par un matin de soleil, conceived in 1950. Est. £3-5 million/$5-8 million. Photo: Sotheby's LONDON.- On 5 and 6 February 2014, Sotheby’s London will present over 100 masterworks from a collection that has captivated the imagination of world connoisseurs since it was first unveiled 14 years ago: The Private Collection of Jan Krugier. A survivor of the Holocaust, the legendary art dealer – perhaps best known for his involvement with the work of Picasso – walked through life believing in... [Lire la suite]
07 novembre 2013

The Valencian Institute of Modern Art opens "Tea with Nefertiti"

Youssef Nabil / Nefertiti, Berlin, 2003 Galerie Nathalie Obadia, París / Bruselas. (Fragmento). VALENCIA.- After a critically acclaimed run at Mathaf, Arab Museum of Modern Art in Doha and l'Institut du Monde Arabe in Paris, the Institut Valencià d'Art Modern hosts the groundbreaking exhibition Tea with Nefertiti this fall.  "Tea with Nefertiti:. The making of an artwork by the artist, the museum and the public" explores the visual and literary mechanisms by which artworks come to acquire a range of meanings and... [Lire la suite]
12 octobre 2013

Definitive Giacometti masterpiece to highlight Christie's Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale

Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966) Diego en chemise écossaise, oil on canvas, 31 7/8 x 25 1/2 in. (81.1 x 64.9 cm.) 1954, estimate: $30-50 million. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2013 NEW YORK, NY.- Alberto Giacometti’s (1901-1966) Diego en chemise écossaise, estimated at $30—50 million, will lead Christie’s November 5 Evening Sale of Impressionist & Modern Art in New York. This painting is among the most compelling renderings Alberto ever produced of his brother Diego, his most frequent and by now signature subject. Diego en chemise... [Lire la suite]
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04 octobre 2013

Sculptural masterpiece by Alberto Giacometti to lead Sotheby's Evening Sale of Impressionist & Modern Art

Alberto Giacometti, Grande tête mince (Grande tête de Diego). Conceived in 1954 and cast in bronze in 1955. Estimate $35/50 million. Photo: Sotheby's.  NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s Evening Sale of Impressionist & Modern Art in New York on 6 November 2013 will be led an exceptional cast of Alberto Giacometti’s Grande tête de Diego – the most ambitious in a series of innovative sculptures by the artist that personified the Existentialist movement during the Cold War. The artist's younger brother Diego served as the model for... [Lire la suite]
11 février 2013

Hamburger Kunsthalle offers a new perspective on the art of Alberto Giacometti

Alberto Giacometti, Trois têtes de plâtre (Drei Köpfe aus Gips), um 1950. Öl auf Leinwand, 73 x 59,5 cm. Kunsthaus Zürich, Alberto Giacometti-Stiftung, Zürich © Succession Alberto Giacometti (Fondation Alberto et Annette Giacometti, Paris +ADAGP, Paris), 2012. Photo: Kunsthaus Zürich. HAMBURG.- The Hamburger Kunsthalle is offering a new perspective on the art of Alberto Giacometti (1901–1966), revealing why this leading 20th-century sculptor’s work is still regarded as groundbreaking. For the first time, this display starts... [Lire la suite]
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03 décembre 2012

Bechtler Museum of Modern Art updates Alberto Giacometti exhibition with additional drawings

Alberto Giacometti, Annette from Life, 1954 Bronze 54.1 x 14.3 x 20.1 cm © Alberto Giacometti Estate/Licensed by VAGA and ARS, New York, NY CHARLOTTE, NC.- With slightly more than two months left in the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art exhibition Giacometti: Memory and Presence, the museum has changed out 17 of the drawings that were on view at the start of the exhibition with 15 different drawings. Giacometti: Memory and Presence features more than 80 works in various media from all periods of Alberto Giacometti’s life. The 15... [Lire la suite]
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23 octobre 2012

Giacometti's "La Jambe" to be featured at Christie's Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale

La Jambe, signed and numbered ‘Alberto Giacometti 3/6’ (on the top of the base); inscribed with foundry mark ‘Susse Fondeur. Paris’ (on the side of the base) bronze with brown and green patina. Height (including base): 85 13/16 in. (218 cm.). Conceived in 1947 and cast in 1958. Estimate: $10,000,000-15,000,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2012. NEW YORK, NY.- Among the many captivating highlights of Christie’s upcoming Evening Sale of Impressionist & Modern Art is Alberto Giacometti’s La Jambe (The Leg), a seven foot tall... [Lire la suite]
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