25 mai 2013

Alexander Calder, silver spiral brooch, c. 1952

Alexander Calder, silver spiral brooch, c. 1952. Photo courtesy Didier Ltd Unique sterling silver brooch in the form of a spiral with a steel fastening prong. Price on request MASTERPIECE 2013 LONDON. 27 june-3 july. Didier Ltd. 66b Kensington Church Street London, W8 4BY United Kingdom. T +44 (0)20 7221 1573 - M +44 (0)7973 800415 - M +44 (0)7961 114680 - www.didierltd.com
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28 juin 2012

Painting by Yves Klein sets a new world record for a French Post-War artist at auction

  Yves Klein (1928-1962), Le Rose du bleu (RE 22), titled 'Le Rose du bleu' (on the reverse), dry pigment in synthetic resin, natural sponges and pebbles on board, 78 3/8 x 60 x 6 3/8in. (199 x 153 x 16cm.). Executed in 1960. Estimate on request. Price Realized £23,561,250 ($36,779,111) (€29,428,001). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2012 LONDON.- Christie's Post-War & Contemporary Art Evening Auction totalled £132,819,400 ($207,331,083 / €165,891,431), selling 98% by value and 87%... [Lire la suite]
08 juin 2012

"Art of Another Kind: International Abstraction and the Guggenheim, 1949-1960"

Mark Rothko, Untitled (Violet, Black, Orange, Yellow on White and Red), 1949. Oil on canvas, 207 x 167.6 cm. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Gift, Elaine and Werner Dannheisser and The Dannheisser Foundation 78.246. © 2012 Kate Rothko Prizel and Christopher Rothko/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York NEW YORK, NY.- From June 8 to September 12, 2012, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum presents Art of Another Kind: International Abstraction and the Guggenheim, 1949-1960. Comprising approximately 100 works by nearly 70 artists, the... [Lire la suite]
18 novembre 2010

"On Becoming An Artist: Isamu Noguchi and his Contemporaries, 1922 - 1960" @ The Noguchi Museum

Isamu Noguchi with model for Josef von Sternberg pool, 1935. LONG ISLAND CITY, NY.- This fall, The Noguchi Museum marks its twenty-fifth anniversary with an important exhibition that explores the relationship between Isamu Noguchi (1904–88) and some forty figures from the worlds of art, architecture, design, and theater. On view from November 17, 2010, through April 24, 2011, On Becoming an Artist: Isamu Noguchi and His Contemporaries, 1922–1960 will integrate artworks and documentary materials to examine Noguchi’s... [Lire la suite]
05 juin 2010

Plus de 10 Millions d’euros pour l’art moderne et contemporain @ Artcurial

Alexander Calder, Pour Vilar, circa 1952, Mobile - métal peint, dédicacé et signé du monogramme sur l'élément blanc : "Pour Vilar CA", 60 x 190 cm. Vendu : 2 287 000 €. photo ArtcurialL’Art minimal et conceptuel réalisait une très belle performance de niveau international bien au-delà des résultats attendus, récompensant la confiance des vendeurs. Le Projet minimal totalisait 1 537 000 €, 80 % des lots vendus, 150 % des estimations sous le marteau de Francis Briest. La plus haute enchère allait à l’œuvre de Richard... [Lire la suite]
10 février 2010

"Le Mouvement. Du cinéma à l’art cinétique" @ Musée Tinguely

Retroreliefs" (1935) by French artist Marcel Duchamp (1887-1968) are on display at the exhibition "Le Mouvement. From Cinema to Kinetics" in the Museum Tinguely. AP Photo/Keystone/Georgios Kefalas BASEL.- The legendary "Le Mouvement" exhibition was held in the Galerie Denise René in Paris from 6 to 30 April 1955. The common element in the works on show was movement as means of expression, and the leaflet produced for the exhibition, Le manifeste jaune, postulated "Colour – Light – Motion –... [Lire la suite]


16 novembre 2009

Work by Pierre Soulages is Top Lot at Bonhams New York Auction

Pierre Soulages (French, born 1919) Pienture, Juin 14, 1952. photo Bonhams NEW YORK, NY.- Bonhams New York's November 10th Contemporary and Modern sale was marked by excited international bidding and a number of outstanding performances. The most sought after lot of the sale proved to be a work by Pierre Soulages. Called "The Painter of Black" Soulages is known for striating the black surface of his paintings and allowing the black to come out from the darkness and become a luminous color itself. "Titled... [Lire la suite]
11 novembre 2009

Calder and Iconic Lalanne Sheep @ Bonhams New York Auction

Willem de Kooning (American, 1904-1997) Woman in a Landscape, 1965, signed 'de Kooning' (lower left) oil on paper laid on panel, 23 5/8 x 18 5/8in (60 x 47.2cm. Estimate: $400,000 - 600,000. Unsold © 2002-2009 Bonhams 1793 Ltd November 10th Contemporary and Modern Art sale at Bonhams New York. The concise and meticulously assembled sale includes key work by legendary Contemporary and Modern figures such as Willem de Kooning, James Rosenquist, Henri Matisse, Lynn Chadwick, Alexander Calder and James Turrell.Amongst the most... [Lire la suite]
11 novembre 2009

Works by Peter Doig, Jeff Koons, and Joan Mitchell Lead Christie's Sale

Mark Rothko (1903-1970) Blue, Red, Black on Red, acrylic on paper laid down on panel, 24 x 18 in. (70 x 45.7 cm.) Painted in 1967. Est. $1,500,000 - $2,000,000. Price Realized $2,042,500. Image Christie's Ltd 2009 NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale totaled $74,151,500/£44,669,578/€49,766,107. Works by artists Peter Doig, Jeff Koons, and Joan Mitchell commanded the top prices. In addition, new world record prices were set for works on paper by Philip Guston, and Brice Marden and a drawing by... [Lire la suite]
30 octobre 2009

Picasso, Giacometti, Calder, Braque & Arman en photos @ Lafon - Paris

Lucien Clergue (1934) «Picasso chez l'antiquaire, Arles». 1959. Tirage argentique 1998, signé à l'encre sous l'image, signé et annoté « © 1959 by Lucien Clergue - printed 1998 by Stephane Mariet and Lucien Clergue - Picasso chez l'antiquaire, Arles, 1959 - red 9/175 - ex 13/30 PF» à l'encre au dos. 35,7 x 27,3 cm. - Estimation : 1 500 / 2 000 €Note: « Lucien Clergue met souvent en avant les liens qui se sont établis dans les années 1950 entre Picasso et lui.Il en tire une grande fierté, tout en avouant qu'il ne comprend pas... [Lire la suite]


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