20 novembre 2021

La Collection Al Thani à l'Hôtel de la Marine

PARIS - La première exposition temporaire intitulée "Trésors de la Collection Al Thani" mettra en lumière une riche diversité d’œuvres – environ 120 – issues de la Collection et réunira des pièces exceptionnelles couvrant une longue période, de l’Antiquité au XIXe siècle. Célébrant la force unificatrice de l’art à travers les cultures, elle présentera au public des œuvres majeures de différentes civilisations, véritables chefs-d’œuvre de l’expression créative à travers les âges et les lieux.  L’exposition se... [Lire la suite]

04 février 2021

GRUSENMEYER - WOLINER at BRAFA 2021

Stele of Vishnu, West India, Rajasthan region, 12th century. Dark grey hard stone. H 79 cm. GRUSENMEYER - WOLINER at BRAFA 2021. Photo credit: Studio Asselberghs-Frédéric Dehaen Provenance: Spanish collection, acquired by the father on 30 September 1969, Oriental Antiquities Ltd, London.  Stele of Padmapani, Indonesia, central Java, 9th century. Andesite. H 28 x W 43 cm. GRUSENMEYER - WOLINER at BRAFA 2021. Provenance: Spink & Son Ltd, London, 21 October 1980. A crocodile... [Lire la suite]
03 juillet 2020

Fang-Betsi Ancestor Head leads $16 million Clyman Collection of African and Contemporary Art at Sotheby's in New York

Lot 116. Fang-Betsi Artist, Head of an Ancestor, 19th Century. Wood, iron, brass, oil. Height: 11 ⅛ in (28.2 cm). Estimate: 2,500,000 - 4,000,000 USD. Lot sold 3,520,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- Sales featuring property from the Collection of Sidney and Bernice Clyman concluded Tuesday, achieving $16 million across four auctions held during Sotheby's marquee auction week in New York.Leading the collection was a Fang-Betsi Ancestor Head, which sold for $3.5... [Lire la suite]
28 mai 2020

Sotheby's to offer the first work of classical African art in any Contemporary Art Evening Sale this June

The Clyman Fang Head. Fang-Betsi Reliquary Statue, Gabon. Estimate $2.5/4 million. Courtesy Sotheby's.  NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s announced that they will offer The Clyman Fang Head – one of the most important works of African Art ever to appear at auction – in their Contemporary Art Evening Auction to be held in New York the week of 29 June. On offer from the The Collection of Sidney and Bernice Clyman with an estimate of $2.5/4 million, the reliquary statue will be the first work of classical African Art to be... [Lire la suite]
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27 janvier 2020

DALTON SOMARÉ, Stand 101d at BRAFA, 26 janvier-2 février 2020

Male figure, Baule people, Ivory Coast, late 19th century. Wood, glass beads and brass. H 48 cm. © Dalton Somaré. Provenance: René Rasmussen collection, Paris; Countess de Marotte collection, France; Galerie Alain de Monbrison, Paris; Allan Stone collection, New York. Janus guardian figure, Kota-Obamba, Gabon, mid 19th century. Wood, brass, copper and iron. H 62 cm. © Dalton Somaré.   Provenance: private collection, Corsica; Galerie Bernard Dulon; private collection, Paris.
22 janvier 2020

DIDIER CLAES, Stand 94d at BRAFA, 26 janvier-2 février 2020

Kongo Nkondi statue, Republic Democratic of the Congo, late 19th-early 20th century. Wood, glass, metal, vegetable fibres. H 33 cm. © Didier Claes Provenance: private collection, Germany; Alain de Monbrison, France; private collection, Belgium. Literature: F. Neyt, 'Sculptures et formes d’Afrique', 5 Continents, Milan, 2017, pp. 50-54. Kota reliquary, Gabon, early 20th century. Wood, copper, brass. H 58 cm. © Didier Claes Provenance: Marceau Rivière collection, France.

30 novembre 2019

Arts of Africa, the Americas and Indonesia at Sotheby's Paris

Lot 70. “Grebo” mask, Ivory Coast, from the former Vérité collection, wood and pigments haut. 74 cm ; 29 1/8 in. Estimate: €200,000-€300,000. © Sotheby's. Paris - On 4 December, Sotheby’s will present a new sale dedicated to African art, complemented with a selection of works from America and Indonesia. Oceania, a sale dedicated exclusively to Oceanic art, will also take place at Sotheby’s on the same day. This select group of 66 lots will bring together works chosen for their aesthetic and powerful forms,... [Lire la suite]
10 novembre 2019

Masque Punu, Gabon

Lot 37. Masque Punu, Gabon. Bois polychrome. H. 25 cm. Estimate €3,000 - €6,000 €. © Cornette de Saint-Cyr Intéressant masque au visage tendant inhabituellement vers le réalisme surmonté d’une coiffe en une seule coque. Importants restes de pigments blancs et rouges. Provenance: - Ancienne collection du docteur Henry Gryson (1924-2012) et conservé jusqu’à ce jour dans la famille. Cornette de Saint-Cyr. Arts d’Asie - Art Tribal, 20 Novembre 2019. Expert: Cabinet... [Lire la suite]
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08 octobre 2019

Christie's France to offer masterpieces from Africa, Oceania and North America

  Lot 26. The Helena Rubinstein Baule mask. Masque-Portrait Baoulé, Ndoma, Côte d'Ivoire. Hauteur : 24.5 cm. (9 5/8 in.). Estimate EUR 300,000 - EUR 500,000 (USD 329,679 - USD 549,465). Price realised EUR 946,000. © Christie’s Images Ltd, 2019.  PARIS.- Christie’s announced their fall sale season with two important sales in Paris. The Avant-Garde sale will feature several major African masterworks offered alongside works of Modern and Post-War Art on October 17,... [Lire la suite]
29 juin 2019

BOZAR exhibits 150 works of art from Congolese art collector Sindika Dokolo's impressive collection

BRUSSELS.- South-African artist/curator Kendell Geers and Congolese art collector Sindika Dokolo selected together 150 works of art from Dokolo’s impressive collection. Their aim is to lead the visitor towards a change in the perspective on ancient and contemporary African art, by focusing on the spirituality that binds them. IncarNations is at once a mix and exchange between classical and contemporary art from Africa and its diasporas. The masks, images and historic objects act as milestones, anchoring contemporary works... [Lire la suite]