15 mars 2018

The Cleveland Museum of Art announces new acquisitions

Carlo Maratti (Italian, 1625–1715), Portrait of Francesca Gommi Maratti, c. 1701. Oil on canvas; 98.5 x 74.5 cm. Cleveland Museum of Art. CLEVELAND, OH.- Recent acquisitions by the Cleveland Museum of Art include a magnificent portrait in oil on canvas by Carlo Maratti, the leading painter in Rome at the end of the 17th century; two key works by American photographer Edward Weston that indicate his transition from pictorialism to modernism; and two large-scale contemporary African sculptures by South African... [Lire la suite]
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06 août 2012

"Significant Objects: The Spell of Still Life" @ the Norton Simon Museum

Jan Brueghel the Younger, An Arrangement of Flowers, c. 1620. Oil on panel, 21-15/16 x 16-7/8 in. The Norton Simon Foundation. PASADENA, CA.- The Norton Simon Museum presents “Significant Objects: The Spell of Still Life,” an exhibition that examines the diversity and splendor of this genre that has attracted artists since antiquity. Drawing on the spectacular resources of the Norton Simon collections, as well as a few select loans, the exhibition features approximately 70 artworks, including paintings, sculpture, collage,... [Lire la suite]
13 mars 2011

Sotheby's New York Photographs Sale in April to Be Led By Rare Man Ray Works

Man Ray, Solarized Male Torso. Est. $70,000 to $100,000. Photo: Sotheby's NEW YORK, N.Y.- Sotheby’sspring Photographs auction on 6 April in New York will offer a variety of exceptional works, from a recently-rediscovered Mathew Brady daguerreotype to Contemporary photographs by Hiroshi Sugimoto, Richard Prince, and the multi-media master Peter Beard. Of special note are masterpieces of 20th-century photography by Man Ray, Jaromír Funke, Ansel Adams, Edward Weston, Walker Evans, Richard Avedon, and Irving Penn, among many others.... [Lire la suite]
09 novembre 2010

Fifteen Classic Prints by Eugène Atget and Weston/Modotti Mexico Ensemble @ Sotheby's

Edward Weston (1886-1958), Nu ( Anita Brenner ), 1925. Tirage argentique d’époque (21,7 x 18,8 cm). Estimate: 150 000-200 000 €. Photo: Sotheby's. PARIS.- On 19 November 2010, Sotheby’s Paris will offer for sale an exceptional ensemble of photographs by leading masters of the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries. This third photography sale in Paris, scheduled to coincide with the Paris Photo fair, demonstrates Sotheby’s committed presence on the Parisian, European and international market. 19TH & EARLY 20TH CENTURY PHOTOGRAPHY... [Lire la suite]
01 novembre 2010

Edward Weston, Two Shells, 1927; Pepper, No. 30, 1930 & Artichoke Halved, 1930

Edward Weston (American, 1886-1958), Two Shells, 1927  © 2002-2010 Bonhams 1793 Ltd Gelatin silver print, printed later by Cole Weston; signed, titled, dated and numbered '14S' by Cole Weston in pencil and 'Edward Weston' facsimile signature stamp on mount verso; 9 3/8 x 7 1/8in - Estimate: $5,000 - 7,000 Provenance: Acquired from Mont Crest Gallery, Chattanooga, TN, 1971 Edward Weston (American, 1886-1958), Pepper, No. 30, 1930  © 2002-2010 Bonhams 1793 Ltd Gelatin silver print, printed later by Cole... [Lire la suite]
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29 novembre 2009

Edward Weston (1886-1958)/Cole Weston (1919-2003), "Shell [Nautilus]." & "Shell."

Edward Weston (1886-1958)/Cole Weston (1919-2003) "Shell [Nautilus]." Silver print, 9 1/4x7 1/4 inches (23.5x18.4 cm.), with the "Negative by Edward Weston/Print by Cole Weston" notation and the title, date and negative number, in pencil, in Cole's hand, on mount verso. 1927; printed 1970s - Estimate $5,000-7,500 The Art of Edward Weston, 39. Edward Weston: The Flame of Recognition, 25. Supreme Instants: The Photography of Edward Weston, 26. Edward Weston: Photographs, 544/1927. According to Amy Conger,... [Lire la suite]
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29 novembre 2009

Edward Weston (1886-1958)/Cole Weston (1919-2003), Three nudes silver prints

Edward Weston (1886-1958)/Cole Weston (1919-2003) "Nude [Charis, Santa Monica]." Silver print, 9 1/4x7 1/2 inches (23.5x19.1 cm.), with the "Negative by Edward Weston/Print by Cole Weston" notation on mount verso. 1936; printed no later than 1971 Estimate $4,000-6,000 Fifty Photographs: Edward Weston, 21. Edward Weston: Nudes, 82. Edward Weston: Photographs, 968/1936. Edward Weston (1886-1958)/Cole Weston (1919-2003) "Nude [Margrethe]." Silver print, 7 1/4x9 1/4 inches (18.4x23.5 cm.),... [Lire la suite]
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14 novembre 2009

Strong Performances for Fine Photographs Sale at Bonhams New York

Edward Weston (American, 1886-1958), "Nude" (Charis, Santa Monica), 1936. Gelatin silver print, mounted on slick white board, signed and dated in pencil on the mount; numbered '227N' by the photographer in pencil on mount verso, framed. 9 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches. Sold for $109,800 NEW YORK, NY.- Collectors of fine photography were presented with several exceptional collecting opportunities at Bonhams’ highly anticipated Fine Photography sale on November 10th. Many of the 151 lots presented sparked strong bidding which... [Lire la suite]
18 septembre 2009

Edward Weston, Neil

Edward  Weston, Neil Gelatin silver print, circa 1960, height - 9.5 in, width - 7 in., signed, stamped, signed by Cole Weston and stamped on verso. Catalogue Raisonné: #174. Estimate: from $5,500 to $6,500 Note: Picture taken in Mexico. Printed in the 1960s. In 1923 Weston moved to Mexico City where he opened a photographic studio. Many important portraits and nudes were taken during his time in Mexico, including this one of his son Neil. It was also here that famous artists; Diego Rivera, David Siqueiros, and Jose... [Lire la suite]
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08 juillet 2009

"Chambres d’écho" @ Arles. Musée Reattu

Détail de l'affiche de l'exposition, Musée Réattu, Chambres d'écho. Photographie de Thierry Nava Coco-fesse. © Thierry Nava Après six mois de fermeture pour travaux à tous les étages, et l’événement de portée internationale qu’a constitué l’exposition Musée Réattu/Christian Lacroix en 2008, le musée Réattu rouvre le 8 juillet avec une nouvelle exposition conçue à l’échelle de l’ancien Grand-Prieuré de Malte.Musée Réattu, Chambres d’écho est dédié à l’ensemble de la collection photographique du musée, à travers un dispositif de... [Lire la suite]