25 septembre 2018

Christie's sale celebrates pioneering Italian identity with masterpieces of 20th century Italian art

Lot 115. Lucio Fontana, Concetto spaziale, La fine di Dio, signed and titled 'l. fontana "Concetto spaziale" "LA FINE DI DIO"' (on the reverse, oil and glitter on canvas, 178 x 123cm. Executed in 1963. Estimate on request. © Christie’s Images Limited 2018. LONDON.- During London’s Frieze week, Christie’s will present the second year of Thinking Italian, a sale concept that celebrates the eclecticism, rebellious iconoclasm, and sheer creativity of Italian art. This is the second edition of Thinking... [Lire la suite]

27 février 2018

Tornabuoni Arte (Stand 526) at TEFAF Maastricht, March 10-18, 2018

Lucio Fontana (Rosario Santa Fè, 1899 - Varese, 1968), Concetto spaziale, Attese, 1965. Water based paint on canvas, 82 x 66.5 cm (32.3 x 26.2 in.). Signed on the reverse 'l.Fontana/Concetto spaziale, Attese/Quando ò fatto questo quadro pensavo a a Rosario S.Fè’. Tornabuoni Arte © TEFAF 2018 Provenance: Galleria Il Mappamondo, Milan; Panza collection, Milan; Busca 'La Gaia' collection, Cuneo Literature: Tornabuoni Art, Arte moderna e contemporanea. Antologia scelta 2015, Florence 2014, p. 131 Enrico... [Lire la suite]
14 novembre 2017

Sotheby's Dubai inaugural sale achieves $3.6m & 5 artist records

Ali Banisadr (B. 1976, Iranian), In Medias Res,signed, oil on canvas, 167.6 by 223.5cm.; 66 by 87 3/4 in. Estimate $200,000-300,000. Lot Sold $459,000. Courtesy Sotheby's DUBAI.- Tonight Sotheby's Boundless: Dubai sale achieved a total of $3.6m / £2.8m / €3.1m (pre-sale est. $2.6m – 3.6m) and a sell-through rate of 80%. Bidders in the room, on the phone and online competed to buy works spanning 20th Century and Contemporary Middle Eastern and International art, Design, Photography,... [Lire la suite]
22 mars 2017

Alighiero Boetti: Minimum/Maximum at the Fondazione Giorgio Cini

  Alighiero Boetti, Mappa, 1989-94, embroidery on canvas, 100x231,49 in. Courtesy Tornabuoni Art VENEZIA - From 12 May to 12 July 2017, the Island of San Giorgio Maggiore, Venice, will host a highly original, wide-ranging journey of discovery into the work of Alighiero Boetti, a leading 20th-century Italian artist, at a time when his art is enjoying great popularity. Curated by Luca Massimo Barbero, the Director of the Institute of Art History at the Fondazione Giorgio Cini, with the collaboration of the Alighiero Boetti... [Lire la suite]
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29 juin 2015

Masterpiece London 2015 opens with record attendees, significant sales across the board and major unveilings

Exterior of Masterpiece London 2015 with 'Adam' and 'Eve' by Richard Hudson, represented by Leila Heller Gallery. Photo: Deniz Faragulle. LONDON.- The Preview Day of the sixth edition of Masterpiece London ended with reports of record visitor numbers and strong sales across the board. The Fair draws collectors, curators, and designers from all over the world who view and purchase exceptional works of art spanning over 4,000 years of art history. This year the Fair welcomed a record 8,900 visitors on its opening day... [Lire la suite]
03 avril 2015

Christie's announces Milan Modern & Contemporary Auctions on 28 & 29 April

Lucio Fontana (1899-1968), Concetto spaziale, Attesa, firma, titolo e iscrizione l. Fontana "Concetto spaziale" ATTESA Oggi ò [sic] proprio una gran malinconia (sul retro), idropittura su tela, cm 61x54. Eseguito nel 1964-65. Estimate: Euro 600,000 – 900,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2015. MILAN.- Christie’s presents the annual sale of Milan Modern and Contemporary, taking place on 28 and 29 April 2015 at Palazzo Clerici, Milan. Following the strong results of last year’s auction, which realised €9.8... [Lire la suite]

31 mars 2015

Le monastère d'Erwin Wurm

Authentique et rigoureuse, la façade du château de Limberg. Ici, jusqu’à la taille de haies, la courbe n’a pas droit de cité. © Reto Guntli Dans le salon, une extrême sobriété pour accueillir quelques pièces triées sur le volet. À gauche, le bureau et la chaise sont signés Erwin Wurm. Derrière, la chaise longue de George Nakashima date de 1951. À droite, au premier plan, une petite table en noyer de Carl Auböck, une chaise de Jean Prouvé, la Zig Zag de Gerrit Rietveld et, confrontant... [Lire la suite]
27 juillet 2011

Tornabuoni Art to Bring Major Italian Art Figures to FIAC to Be Held at the Grand Palais

Lucio Fontana, Concetto Spaziale. Attese, 1966, acrylique sur toile, 60 x 55cm, courtesy Tornabuoni Art. PARIS.- For its tenth participation in the FIAC from 20 to 23 October 2011, Tornabuoni Art is designing an exhibit featuring the big names in Italian art from the second half of the 20th century, such as Alighiero Boetti, Agostino Bonalumi, Alberto Burri, Enrico Castellani, Lucio Fontana, Piero Manzoni, Pino Pascali, Arnaldo Pomodoro, Mimmo Rotella, Emilio Vedova… Beneath the glass dome of the Grand Palais, Tornabuoni Art will... [Lire la suite]
01 juillet 2010

Post-War and Contemporary Evening Auction at Christie's Realises $68.6 Million

LONDON.- The Post-War and Contemporary Evening Auction took place this evening at Christie’s and realised £45,640,200 /$68,642,861/ €56,091,806, selling 84% by lot and 85% by value. “We curated this sale very carefully, offering a diverse range of works that were exciting and fresh, had great energy, and were of excellent quality. As a result, the market responded with real enthusiasm” said Francis Outred, Head of Post-War and Contemporary Art, Christie’s Europe. “The signature work in the sale was arguably Mappa by Boetti; it... [Lire la suite]
09 juin 2010

Rare Warhol Portrait of Liz Taylor to Lead Christie's Auction

Andy Warhol, Silver Liz, stamped with the artist's signature and further annotated by Frederick Hughes (on the overlap) synthetic polymer paint, silkscreen inks and spray paint on linen, 39.7/8 x 39.3/8in. (101.5 x 99.7cm.) Executed in 1963. Estimate: £6,000,000 - 8,000,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010 LONDON.- Christie’s announced that they will offer an icon of Pop Art – Silver Liz by Andy Warhol (1928-1987) - at the Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Auction on 30 June 2010. Unseen in public for over 20 years, the... [Lire la suite]