09 avril 2014

Christie's to offer Francis Bacon's "Three Studies for a Portrait of John Edwards"

Francis Bacon (1909-1992), Three Studies for a Portrait of John Edwards. Oil on canvas. Each: 781/8 x 58¼in. (198.3 x 148cm.). Painted in 1984. Estimate in the region of $80 million. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2014 NEW YORK, NY.- On the heels of the historical world record sale achieved for Three Studies of Lucian Freud at $142,405,000, Christie’s will offer Francis Bacon’s Three Studies for a Portrait of John Edwards, from 1984, as the highlight of the May 13th evening sale. Celebrating one of the most significant relationships... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 08:46 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : ,
05 avril 2014

Art Gallery of Ontario brings giants of British art Francis Bacon and Henry Moore together for major exhibition

Francis Bacon, Lying Figure in a Mirror, 1971. Oil on canvas, 198.5 x 147.5 cm. Museo de Bellas Artes Bilbao © Estate of Francis Bacon / SODRAC (2013). TORONTO.- This spring, the Art Gallery of Ontario brings two giants of 20th-century British art together in a major exhibition of sculpture and paintings. Organized by the AGO in conjunction with the U.K.’s historic Ashmolean Museum, Francis Bacon and Henry Moore will feature over 60 works by the two highly influential artists as well as a number of photographs and archival... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 13:39 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : ,

14 février 2014

Francis Bacon portrait of George Dyer sells for $70 million at Christie's sale in London

Francis Bacon (1909-1992), Portrait of George Dyer Talking, titled and dated 'Portrait of George Dyer Talking 1966' (on the reverse), oil on canvas, 78 x 58in. (198.2 x 147.3cm.). Painted in 1966. Price Realized £42,194,500 ($70,042,870). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014 LONDON.- On 13 February, Christie’s London evening auction of Post-War & Contemporary Art realised a total of £124,192,000/ $206,158,720/ €151,017,472 selling 83% by lot and 95% by value and achieving the 2nd highest ever total for... [Lire la suite]
23 janvier 2014

Masterpieces: Art and East Anglia at the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts in Norwich

King John Cup, c. 1325. Silver, enamel, precious stones; height: 38.8 cm. King’s Lynn and West Norfolk Borough Council. Photo: Pete Huggins NORWICH- A major exhibition of works of art celebrating the rich and distinctive culture and artistic heritage of East Anglia, from antiquity through to the present day, will mark the unveiling of the newly-refurbished galleries by Foster + Partners at the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts in Norwich. Masterpieces: Art and East Anglia, opening on 14 September 2013,... [Lire la suite]
16 janvier 2014

Francis Bacon’s triptych “Three Studies of Lucian Freud” bought by Elaine Wynn

NEW YORK.- The New York Times has identified Elaine Wynn, former wife of Stephen A. Wynn, as the person who bought Francis Bacon’s triptych “Three Studies of Lucian Freud” for $142.4 million at Christie’s New York in November. In this image: Spokesmen from Christie's speak about Francis Bacon's "Three Studies of Lucian Freud". The oil on canvas triptych was part of Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sale scheduled for November 12, 2013. AFP PHOTO/Don Emmert. 
16 janvier 2014

Francis Bacon portrait of George Dyer, his greatest muse, to be offered at Christie's

 Francis Bacon, Portrait of George Dyer Talking, 1966. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2014 LONDON.- Christie’s will offer a celebrated portrait by Francis Bacon at the Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Auction on 13 February 2014. Portrait of George Dyer Talking was executed in 1966, at the artist’s creative peak, and depicts George Dyer, his lover, muse and arguably his greatest influence. A powerful and poignant portrait it has been widely celebrated since it was first shown in Paris in the year of its creation, and was... [Lire la suite]


17 décembre 2013

Portland Art Museum to show Three Studies of Lucian Freud by Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon, Three Studies of Lucian Freud, 1969. © The Estate of Francis Bacon. All rights reserved. / ARS, New York / Christie's Images Limited 2013. PORTLAND, ORE.- The Portland Art Museum continues the Masterworks / Portland series with the presentation of Three Studies of Lucian Freud by Francis Bacon, opening December 21.  “For some time Chief Curator Bruce Guenther and I have been looking for a modern or contemporary work to present in this ongoing series that brings singular masterpieces to Portland,” explained... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 09:23 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : , ,
08 novembre 2013

Francis Bacon (1909-1992), Study of a Human Body after Ingres

Francis Bacon (1909-1992), Study of a Human Body after Ingres. Photo by courtesy of Christie's lithograph in colours, 1984, on Arches paper, signed in pencil, numbered 35/180, published by Galerie Lelong, Paris, the full sheet, in very good condition. Image: 620 x 461 mm.. Paper: 890 x 605 mm. Estimate GBP 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 Literature: Bruno Sabatier, Francis Bacon: The Graphic Work, no. 19.  Christie's. ONLINE AUCTIONS – FRANCIS BACON: THE COMPLETE PRINTS 
Posté par Alain Truong à 16:45 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : ,
08 novembre 2013

Francis Bacon (1909-1992), Metropolitan Triptych

Francis Bacon (1909-1992), Metropolitan Triptych. Photo by courtesy of Christie's three etchings and aquatints in colours printed on one sheet, 1981, on Guarro paper, signed in pencil, numbered 48/99 (there were also 15 hors commerceimpressions and 5 artist's proofs), published by Polígrafa, Barcelona, the full sheet, in good condition. Image: 390 x 300 mm. (each). Paper: 625 x 1100 mm. Estimate GBP 12,000.00 - 18,000.00 Literature: Bruno Sabatier, Francis Bacon: The Graphic Work, no.... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 16:39 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : ,
08 novembre 2013

Francis Bacon (1909-1992), Three studies for a Self-portrait

Francis Bacon (1909-1992), Three studies for a Self-portrait. Photo by courtesy of Christie's three lithographs in colours printed on one sheet, 1981, on Arches paper, signed in pencil, numbered 42/150 (there were also 25 hors commerce impressions and 10 artist's proofs), printed by Arts Litho, Paris, with their blindstamp, published by Éditions de la Différence, Paris, the full sheet, in good condition. Image: 325 x 280 mm. (each). Paper: 470 x 1035 mm. Estimate GBP 18,000.00 - 25,000.00 ... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 16:37 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : ,


  1  2  3  4  5    Fin »