20 octobre 2017

Alberto Giacometti's Grande Femme II sells for $29,390,850 at Christie's Paris

Lot 8. Alberto Giacometti, Grande Femme II. signed, inscribed and with the foundry mark ‘Alberto Giacometti Epreuve d’artiste Susse Fondeur Paris’ (at the back of the base); with the foundry mark again ‘SUSSE FONDEUR PARIS CIRE PERDUE’ (inside the base), bronze with dark brown patina. Height: 108 7/8 in. Conceived in 1960; this bronze cast in 1980-81 in an edition of 7 plus 2 artist's proofs plus one for the Fondation Maeght. Estimate On Request. Sold for: €24,907,500/ £22,167,675 /$29,390,850. © Christie’s... [Lire la suite]

17 juillet 2017

Alvar Aalto's organic design idiom developed in interaction with contemporary visual artists

Alvar Aalto in his studio, 1945. © Alvar Aalto Foundation. Photo: Eino Mäkinen / Alvar Aalto Museum HELSINKI.- Alvar Aalto (1898–1976) is the most internationally famous Finnish architect and designer. Alvar Aalto – Art and the Modern Form opens up new perspectives into Aalto's life and work. The comprehensive exhibition illustrates how Aalto's thinking and design idiom developed in interaction with contemporary visual artists. In addition to presenting Aalto's extensive oeuvre, works are also being featured from his close... [Lire la suite]
28 juin 2017

Didier Ltd at Masterpiece London 2017, stand A14

Salvador Dali. 'Persistence of Sound' Telephone earrings, c.1949, at Didier Ltd, stand A14 © 2017 MASTERPIECE LONDON LTD Pair of 18ct yellow gold earrings in the form of melting telephones set with diamonds, emeralds and rubies. Inscribed Dali to the front of each earring and with an applied plaque to the reverse stamped COP.ALEMANY&ERTMANINC. H. 4.5 cm Louis Osman. Unique silver and turquoise bangle, 1968. Didier Ltd, stand A14 © 2017 MASTERPIECE LONDON LTD Unique fine (pure) silver... [Lire la suite]
19 mai 2017

"Medusa" au Musée d'Art moderne

Medusa : Affiche. PARIS - Medusa porte un regard contemporain, et inédit, sur le bijou. Un regard qui révèle certains tabous. Le parcours s'intéresse ainsi aux frontières traditionnelles de l’art en reconsidérant les questions de l’artisanat, du décoratif, de la mode et de la culture pop. L’exposition réunit plus de 400 bijoux réalisés par des artistes, des bijoutiers contemporains, des joailliers ; mais également des pièces anonymes, plus anciennes ou non-occidentales (de la Préhistoire, du Moyen-Age...). Comme le... [Lire la suite]
14 mai 2017

La galerie De Jonckheere inaugurera le jeudi 22 juin prochain un nouvel espace à Monaco

Façade de la galerie De Jonckheere à Monaco. MONACO - Fondée en 1976, la galerie De Jonckheere est la référence de la peinture flamande des XVIe et XVIIe siècles. Depuis 2012, la galerie accompagne aussi ses collectionneurs sur les traces des grands maîtres de l’art moderne. Dans cette dynamique, elle ouvre les portes d’un nouvel espace à Monaco le jeudi 22 juin 2017, avenue Princesse Grace. Fréquentée et influente, la cité monégasque tient aujourd’hui un rôle important parmi les places artistiques internationales. ... [Lire la suite]
24 octobre 2016

Christie's FIAC Week auctions total $46 million

Lot 28B. Yves Klein (1928-1962), Monogold Sans titre (MG 44), signé, daté, dédicacé et situé 'Pour Jeannine avec la vraie amitié de Yves - Paris 1961' (au dos), feuilles d'or sur panneau en bois, 21 x 15.5 cm. (8 ¼ x 6 1/8 in.). Réalisé en 1961. Ancienne collection Claude Berri. Price Realised: $1,313,010. Photo: © Christie’s Images Limited 2016. PARIS.- Christie’s new series of 20th Century auctions, held during FIAC week, celebrated Modern, Post-War and Contemporary art and displayed a... [Lire la suite]

27 septembre 2016

Louisa Guinness Gallery opens first solo exhibition in the UK of Alexander Calder's jewellery

Anjelica Huston wearing The Jealous Husband (c. 1940) by Alexander Calder, 1976, photo by Evelyn Hofer, c. 2016 Calder Foundation, New York, Photo c. Estate of Evelyn Hofer.  LONDON.- Louisa Guinness Gallery presents the first solo exhibition in the UK of Alexander Calder’s jewellery: The Boldness of Calder. The exhibition brings together major pieces of Calder jewellery from around the world, presented amongst iconic images of the jewellery being worn on notable women throughout history, as well as contemporary... [Lire la suite]
18 juin 2016

Exhibition focuses on sculpture from the Second World War to the present

Exhibition "Sculpture on the Move 1946-2016", Kunstmuseum Basel | New building, ground floor, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, "Untitled" (USA Today), 1990, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, Gift of Dannheisser Foundation, Jeff Koons, Rabbit, 1986, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, part donation from Stefan T . Edlis and H. Gael Neeson, 2000.21;Charles Ray, Male Mannequin, 1990, The Broad Art Foundation, Robert Gober, Playpen, 1986 Daros Collection, Switzerland, Katharina Fritsch, commodity rack with brains, 1989/1997, Emanuel... [Lire la suite]
13 mars 2016

"Serpentiform". Art, jewelry, design at Museo di Roma, 10/03 - 10/04/2016

"Serpentiform". Art, jewelry, design. Museo di Roma. 10/03 - 10/04/2016 ROMA (AFP) - Bulgari is paying homage to the snake with a glittering new reptilian-themed exhibition in Rome.The luxury jewelry house has teamed up with the Museo di Roma-Palazzo Braschi on the "SerpentiForm" exhibition, which opened on Thursday and will run through April 10. Serpenti bracelet-watch in gold with polychrome enamel and emeralds, 1967. Bulgari Heritage Collection. Featuring ancient jewels on loan from Pompeii and the... [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]