03 juin 2019

"Passion for Form: Selections of Southeast Asian Art from the MacLean Collection" at Heritage Museum of Asian Art, Chicago

“Passion for Form” was the title for the first public touring exhibition of some of the Southeast Asian treasures in the MacLean Collection in 2008. Southeast Asian pottery, bronze and sculpture have long fascinated the MacLean family. Southeast Asian pottery, bronze and sculpture have long fascinated the MacLean family. It was at an antiques shop in Bangkok, during a business trip more than forty years ago, that Barry MacLean purchased this unusually shaped blackware vessel that sparked a collecting odyssey. Created these... [Lire la suite]

27 décembre 2018

'Avatars and Incarnations: Buddhist and Hindu Art from the Collection' at the Crow Collection of Asian Art

Stele with Varaha, North India, Pala period (c. 730-1197), c. 11th century. Stone, likely phyllite or schist, 28 x 8.5 x 24 in., Crow Collection of Asian Art, 1982.52. © 2018 Crow Museum of Asian Art & Crow Family Foundation DALLAS, TX.- Avatars and Incarnations explores the concept of divine avatars in Hindu and Buddhist art represented in the museum’s collection. In Hinduism and Buddhism, the concept of an avatar refers to the incarnation or physical manifestation of a deity, spirit, or abstract quality in human or... [Lire la suite]
21 janvier 2018

Jacques Barrère at BRAFA, 27 Jan - 4 Feb 2018, Stand 72b

  Uma. Grey sandstone. Khmer Art, Cambodia, Angkor Vat period, 12th century, 97 x 40 x 13 cm. © Jacques Barrère   Head of Buddha. Stucco. Greco-buddhist art from Gandhara, Afghanistan, Pakistan, 3rd-4th century, 16.5 x 10 x 12 cm. © Jacques Barrère Buddha under the Naga. Gray sandstone, Khmer Art, Cambodia, Post-Bayon period, 13th century-14th century, 84 x 35 cm. © Jacques Barrère Jacques Barrère at BRAFA, 27 Jan... [Lire la suite]
19 février 2016

Dalton Somaré at Asia Week New York 2016

  Silk Road (Turkmenistan-China), circa 6th-7th century. Distemper on stucco © Dalton Somaré  Indra, Gupta Period, Mathura School, India, circa 5th-6th century. 40 cm. © Dalton Somaré  Vajrasattva, Nepal, 15th century. Gilt bronze with silver inlay. Height: 14.5 cm. © Dalton Somaré  Vishnu, Cambodia, 7th-8th century. Sandstone. Height: 97 cm. © Dalton Somaré  Dalton Somaré at Asia Week New York 2016. March 9-17. Recent... [Lire la suite]
10 avril 2015

A sapphire and diamond necklace, by Van Cleef & Arpels

A cushion and oval-cut Cambodia, Kashmir and Burma sapphire and diamond necklace, by Van Cleef & Arpels. Estimate $300,000 – $500,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Designed as a graduated series of eleven cushion and oval-cut sapphires and circular-cut diamond clusters, centering upon a cushion-cut sapphire, weighing approximately 7.02 carats, spaced by marquise and circular-cut diamond links to the marquise and circular-cut diamond backchain, mounted in platinum, 14½ ins., may also be worn as... [Lire la suite]
01 juin 2014

Buddhist Masterworks at Asian Art Museum

Seated Buddha, 338. China, Later Zhao dynasty (319–350). Gilded bronze. The Avery Brundage Collection, B60B1034. Asian Art Museum © 2014 Asian Art Museum Chong-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture This Buddha has a unique status among Buddhas in China. It bears an inscription on the back that is equivalent to the year 338. This is the earliest date inscribed on any Buddha sculpture from China, anywhere in the world.   The Buddha was completely covered in gold except for the head, which was probably... [Lire la suite]

08 avril 2014

Landmark exhibition opens in New York exploring the ancient kingdoms of Southeast Asia

Buddha (detail). Provenance unknown, central Thailand, first half of the 7th century. Sandstone; H. 67 3/8 in. National Museum, Bangkok A ground-breaking international loan exhibition devoted to the Hindu-Buddhist art of first- millennium Southeast Asia will go on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art beginning April 14. Some 160 sculptures will be featured, many of them large-scale stone sculptures, terracottas, and bronzes. They include a significant number of designated national treasures lent by the governments of Cambodia,... [Lire la suite]
04 mai 2013

Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York to return two Khmer sculptures to Cambodia

Kneeling Attendant. Cambodia, Angkor period, Khmer style of Koh Ker, ca. 921–45. Stone. Body: Gift of Douglas A. J. Latchford, in honor of Martin Lerner, 1992. 1992.390.2. Head: Gift of Raymond G. and Milla Louise Handley, 1989. 1989.100. NEW YORK, NY.- The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York announced today that it will return to the Kingdom of Cambodia two 10th-century Koh Ker stone statues of “Kneeling Attendants”—donated in separate stages to the Museum in the late 1980s and early 1990s—and on public display in its Asian... [Lire la suite]
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21 janvier 2013

Hanuman, The Divine Monkey, Cambodia or Vietnam, Cham (?), 13th century or late. LACMA

Hanuman, The Divine Monkey, Cambodia or Vietnam, Cham (?), 13th century or late. LACMA
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05 janvier 2011

International Dealer John Eskenazi to Bring Spectacular Sculptures to New York

Dancing Shiva, Eastern India, Bihar or Bengal, 5th/6th century. Terracotta. Height: 25 cm. NEW YORK, NY.- A wonderful selection of rare and beautiful Asian sculptures will be brought to New York by John Eskenazi for his annual New York exhibition Recent Acquisitions at Adam Williams Fine Art Ltd, from Wednesday 16 to Wednesday 30 March 2011, as part of Asian Art Dealers New York (AADNY) and coinciding with Asia Week. London-based John Eskenazi is one of the world’s most respected dealers in Indian, Gandharan, Himalayan and... [Lire la suite]