06 juin 2012

Frank Lloyd Wright Window And Chinese Cloisonne Top 20th Century Design And Decorative Arts Events At Heritage Auctions

A pair of monumental Chinese Cloisonné Palace vases. Maker unknown, Chinese, Qing dynasty. Photo Heritage auctions DALLAS, TX.- A Frank Lloyd Wright leaded glass window, a large private Dallas collection featuring a Gilbert Rohde dining set anda magnificent matched pair of Chinese cloisonné palace vases are among the important lots in back-to-back events presented by Heritage Auctions in its 20th Century Design Signature® Auction, with the Decorative Arts Signature® Auction following on June 14. “The auction features a large... [Lire la suite]
19 novembre 2009

Christie's Presents Largest Group of Lalanne Works Ever to be Offered

Claude Lalanne, "Fauteuil Pieds Singerie avec Feuilles Ginkgo", designed 2004. A Gilt-Bronze Armchair. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2009. NEW YORK, NY.- On Tuesday December 8, Christie’s 20th Century Decorative Art & Design sales will showcase the entire range of 20th Century Decorative Arts, from Art Nouveau, Arts & Crafts, Art Deco, to the Modernist and Contemporary movements in three separate sales. The auctions featured are: Important 20th Century Decorative Art & Design, Magnificent Tiffany Featuring... [Lire la suite]

26 juillet 2009

"Habiter écologique" @ Paris. La Cité de l'architecture et du patrimoine

Habiter écologique, affiche, 2009. Courtesy Cité de l'architecture et du patrimoine © DR Après une mise en perspective des manifestations, ouvrages et projets qui ont marqué la pensée écologiste depuis un siècle, l’exposition met en valeur l’approche holistique (globale et pluridisciplinaire) qui mène à un habitat ancré dans un territoire, socialement équitable, écologiquement soutenable et économiquement viable. De Wright à Murcutt, une vingtaine de projets, issus d’une même éthique mais transcrits dans des esthétiques... [Lire la suite]
12 mai 2009

Christie's to Auction Architectural Elements of the Chicago Stock Exchange Building

Frank Lloyd Wright, (1867-1959), An Oak Skylight Grille from the Avery Coonley House, Riverside, IL, circa 1908 mounted to a contemporary frame 36½ in. (92.7 cm.) high, 19¼ in. (48.9 cm.) wide, 4 in. (10.4 cm.) deep. Estimate: $3,000 - 5,000 NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s New York’s Spring 20th Century Decorative Art & Design sale takes place June 2 and will provide an exciting array of engaging and appealing works from all the major movements of the 20th century, exemplifying the most creative and captivating designs that... [Lire la suite]
10 mai 2009

Frank Lloyd Wright (1867-1959), chaise d’enfant, vers 1912, en bois clair teinté acajou

Frank Lloyd Wright (1867-1959), chaise d’enfant, vers 1912, en bois clair teinté acajou, piètement arrière à sabots, assise mobile recouverte (postérieurement) de lin blanc, 78,8 x 38,5 x 42 cm. Estimation : 10 000/15 000 €. Ses meubles sont rarissimes en ventes publiques de ce côté de l’Atlantique. A fortiori de cette période, plus riche de son travail d’architecte. Installé en 1887 à Chicago, Frank Lloyd Wright se fait construire deux ans plus tard une petite maison à Oak Park, où il vit avec son épouse et leurs six enfants.... [Lire la suite]
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12 avril 2009

' In Situ: Architecture and Landscape' @ The Museum of Modern Art, New York

Frank Lloyd Wright (American, 1867-1959), Fallingwater, Edgar J. Kaufmann House Mill Run, Pennsylvania (1934-37). Acrylic, wood, metal, expanded polystyrene, and paint. 40 1/2 x 71 1/2 x 47 5/8" (102.9 x 181.6 x 121 cm) The Museum of Modern Art. Best Products Company Inc. Architecture Fund, 1984 NEW YORK, NY.- The exhibition In Situ: Architecture and Landscape draws from the rich collection of The Museum of Modern Art to examine the diverse attitudes towards landscape over the last 100 years. Featuring approximately 60... [Lire la suite]
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11 octobre 2008

"Edward Steichen In High Fashion" @ Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg

Edward Steichen, Actress Marlene Dietrich, 1934, Gelatin Silver Print. Courtesy Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York. © 1934 Condé Nast Publications WOLFSBURG, GERMANY.-Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg presents today Edward Steichen In High Fashion, on view through January 4, 2009. In the fourteen years since it opened, the Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg has regularly presented the medium of photography in exhibitions devoted to the work of individual artists. To date these have included Lee Miller, Cecil Beaton, Brassaï, Richard Avedon, Man Ray,... [Lire la suite]


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