20 mars 2018

Castello di Rivoli opens first show of masterpieces by Giorgio de Chirico from Cerruti Collection

Giorgio de Chirico, Metaphysical Muse, 1918, oil on canvas, 55 x 35 cm. Collezione Fondazione Francesco Federico Cerruti per l'Arte on long-term loan Castello di Rivoli Museo d'Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli-Torino. TURIN.- Giorgio de Chirico was born in Volos, Greece, in 1888, to Italian parents – his father was a civil engineer building the new railway lines in Greece. He lived in Athens, Munich, Milan, Florence, Paris, Ferrara, New York, and Rome, where he died in 1978. De Chirico is among the most important... [Lire la suite]

27 février 2018

Tornabuoni Arte (Stand 526) at TEFAF Maastricht, March 10-18, 2018

Lucio Fontana (Rosario Santa Fè, 1899 - Varese, 1968), Concetto spaziale, Attese, 1965. Water based paint on canvas, 82 x 66.5 cm (32.3 x 26.2 in.). Signed on the reverse 'l.Fontana/Concetto spaziale, Attese/Quando ò fatto questo quadro pensavo a a Rosario S.Fè’. Tornabuoni Arte © TEFAF 2018 Provenance: Galleria Il Mappamondo, Milan; Panza collection, Milan; Busca 'La Gaia' collection, Cuneo Literature: Tornabuoni Art, Arte moderna e contemporanea. Antologia scelta 2015, Florence 2014, p. 131 Enrico... [Lire la suite]
31 janvier 2018

Christie's to offer a diverse collection of Modern and Post-War art

Francis Bacon, Three Studies for a Portrait, Oil on canvas, 1976, Estimate: £10,000,000-15,000,000. © Christie’s Images Limited 2018 LONDON.- Christie’s will offer The Eye of the Architect, a diverse collection of Modern and Post-War art, during ‘20th Century at Christie’s’, a series of sales that will take place in London from 20 February to 7 March 2018: Impressionist and Modern Art and The Art of the Surreal Evening Sales (both 27 February), Impressionist and Modern Art Day Sale (28 February) and Post-War and... [Lire la suite]
24 janvier 2018

Modern works from the Pinacoteca di Brera on view at the Estorick Collection

Carlo Carrà, The Metaphysical Muse, 1917. Oil on canvas, 90 × 66 cm. © 2018 Pinacoteca di Brera. LONDON.- The Estorick opens its 20th anniversary year with a major exhibition of works from one of the world’s most important collections of modern Italian art, housed at Milan’s Pinacoteca di Brera. Comprising paintings and sculptures donated to the museum by Emilio and Maria Jesi, it includes iconic images by Umberto Boccioni, Gino Severini and Mario Sironi, an extraordinary nucleus of Metaphysical... [Lire la suite]
08 juillet 2017

Castello di Rivoli Museum of Contemporary Art announces new expansion to incorporate the Cerruti Collection

Lucio Fontana, Concetto Spaziale-Attese, ca. 1960. Water-based paint on canvas, 73 x 60 cm. Collezione Fondazione Francesco Federico Cerruti per l'Arte on long-term loan Castello di Rivoli Museo d'Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli-Torino. TURIN.- Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, Director of the Castello di Rivoli Museum, announces that Castello di Rivoli will enter into a special partnership with the legendary Cerruti Collection to become the world’s first contemporary art museum to incorporate an encyclopaedic collection of the... [Lire la suite]
28 juin 2017

Didier Ltd at Masterpiece London 2017, stand A14

Salvador Dali. 'Persistence of Sound' Telephone earrings, c.1949, at Didier Ltd, stand A14 © 2017 MASTERPIECE LONDON LTD Pair of 18ct yellow gold earrings in the form of melting telephones set with diamonds, emeralds and rubies. Inscribed Dali to the front of each earring and with an applied plaque to the reverse stamped COP.ALEMANY&ERTMANINC. H. 4.5 cm Louis Osman. Unique silver and turquoise bangle, 1968. Didier Ltd, stand A14 © 2017 MASTERPIECE LONDON LTD Unique fine (pure) silver... [Lire la suite]

15 juin 2017

Acquavella Galleries at Art Basel 2017

Giorgio de Chirico, Il Dioscuri in Riva, 1934. Painting, 59.5 × 77.0 cm. © Acquavella Galleries Acquavella Galleries is distinguished for its expertise in the fields of 19th, 20th and 21st century art. The gallery, founded by Nicholas Acquavella in the early 1920s, is now a three-generation, family-owned business: Bill Acquavella joined his father in 1960, Bill’s daughter Eleanor joined in 1997, and his sons Nick and Alexander joined in 2000 and 2003 respectively. The gallery first specialized in works of the Italian Renaissance... [Lire la suite]
29 février 2016

Exhibition at Pera Museum includes a broad selection of 70 paintings by Giorgio de Chirico

Giorgio de Chirico, The Disquietening Muses, (c. 1974) (signed “1924”). Oil on canvas, 65 x 50 cm. Fondazione Giorgio e Isa de Chirico Collection.  ISTANBUL.- Pera Museum is presenting an exhibition of Giorgio de Chirico, The Enigma of the World. Realized in collaboration with the Fondazione Giorgio e Isa de Chirico in Rome, the exhibition includes a broad selection of 70 paintings, 2 lithography series, and 10 sculptures of the iconic Italian painter Giorgio de Chirico. The inventor of the Metaphysical Art and... [Lire la suite]
29 octobre 2015

Willem de Kooning leads Phillips 20th Century & Contemporary Art Evening Sale in New York

Michelangelo Pistoletto, Gruppo di persone , 1962, graphite on tissue paper on mirror-polished stainless steel, mounted to canvas, 71 x 49 in. (180.3 x 124.5 cm). Signed and dated "Pistoletto 1962" on the reverse. Estimate $1 500 000 - 2 500 000  NEW YORK, NY.- Phillips sales of 20th Century & Contemporary Art in New York will be led by Willem de Kooning’s Untitled XXVIII, 1977. Rendered in creamy yellows, crisp whites and sky blues, the work perfectly... [Lire la suite]
06 juillet 2015

Didier Ltd at Masterpiece London 2015

Unique gold headband by the Italian painter, Pietro Annigoni, c. 1955. Didier Ltd at Masterpiece London 2015, stand A15. 18ct gold headband, the shaped ribbon decorated in repousse with in the centre a gorgon's head with green garnet eyes, to the left a fish and a scallop shell and to the right, a bud and flower spray.  "Testa di Edipo", 1967. Didier Ltd at Masterpiece London 2015, stand A15. Medallion cast in 18ct gold with a stylised bearded face of Oedipus, with a pierced hole in the centre of his... [Lire la suite]