05 août 2021

United States of Abstraction : Les artistes américains en France exposés au Musée Fabre

  MONTPELLIER - En collaboration avec le Musée d’arts de Nantes , le musée Fabre proposera à Montpellier, du 6 août au 31 octobre 2021, une ambitieuse exposition consacrée à un ensemble d’artistes américains qui, installés en France, ont contribué à la redéfinition de l’art abstrait sur le continent européen. Au sortir de la Seconde Guerre mondiale, alors que la Ville lumière perd progressivement sa prééminence de capitale mondiale de l’art occidental au profit de New York,  plusieurs centaines d’artistes, musiciens... [Lire la suite]

16 mai 2021

Precious Metals: Important Jewelry by Alexander Calder sold at Christie's NY 14 may 2021

Lot 152. Alexander Calder (1898-1976), Necklace, brass and nickel silver wire, 10 ½ x 10 ¾ in. (26.7 x 27.3 cm.) Executed circa 1930. Estimate USD 250,000 - USD 350,000. Price realised USD 275,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021. Provenance: Private collection, gift of the artist, circa 1930Gallery Fifty/50, New YorkPrivate collection, New YorkJames Goodman Gallery, New YorkAcquired from the above by the present owner, 2014. This work is registered in the archives of the... [Lire la suite]
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30 avril 2021

Sotheby's to offer Cy Twombly's 'Untitled (Rome)'

Lot 110. Cy Twombly (1928 - 2011), Untitled (Rome), signed on the reverse, oil based house paint and wax crayon on canvas, 61 by 76 ¾ in. 154.9 by 194.9 cm. Executed in 1970. From the artist’s celebrated Blackboards series. Estimate 35,000,000 - 45,000,000 USD. To appear at auction after remaining in the same private collection for nearly 30 years. Courtesy Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- Cy Twombly’s Untitled (Rome), from the artist’s celebrated series of Blackboard paintings, will star... [Lire la suite]
20 novembre 2020

Work by Richter and Calder smash estimates at Bonhams Post-War & Contemporary Art sale

Lot 17. Gerhard Richter (born 1932), Abstraktes Bild (Untitled) 679-3, 1988, signed and dated 1988 on the reverse, oil on canvas, 47 1/4 by 39 1/4 in., 119.3 by 99.5 cm. Estimate $1,500,000-2,500,000. Sold for $3,450,312 (€ 2,916,085). Photo: Bonhams. NEW YORK, NY.- Signature works by Gerhard Richter and Alexander Calder, shattered their estimates at Bonhams’ Post-War & Contemporary Art sale today (November 18) in New York. Created during the peak of Richter’s... [Lire la suite]
22 mai 2020

Art to wear: Christie's to offer jewellery by artists selected by Didier Ltd

Harry Bertoia (1915-1978), A unique and substantial gong pendant, 1960s. Estimate on request. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. LONDON.- Christie’s presents an online selling exhibition of jewellery, miniature artistic expressions by leading 20th century artists. Art to Wear is a partnership with Didier Ltd, a London-based gallery that specialises in twentieth-century artist-designed jewellery. Producing pieces to adorn the body of the wearer, artists including Salvador Dalí, Claude Lalanne, Georges... [Lire la suite]
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]