09 mai 2014

Sotheby's Modern and Contemporary Art sale in Milan to feature important works by Lucio Fontana

MILAN.- The next Modern and Contemporary Art sale of Sotheby’s Milan will be led by highly important works by Lucio Fontana, representing his entire artistic production, concurrently with the major Parisian retrospective.  Dating back to Fontana’s abstract and pre-Informal research, Tavoletta Graffita (Madonna) of 1934 is a rare and powerful work in coloured cement, and is estimated € 120,000-180,000. Follows a very specific italian Collection from the Fifties, entirely focused on ceramic works by Fontana: it comprises a number... [Lire la suite]

29 juillet 2012

"Silence" @ the Menil Collection

Yves Klein, Untitled (Monogold), 1960 ca.© 2011 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris The Menil Collection, Houston. Photo: Hickey-Robertson, Houston. HOUSTON, TX.- – Whether experienced as a source of inspiration, enigmatic force, or unsettling limbo zone, silence is elusive in today’s world. Inspired by John Cage’s 1952 groundbreaking composition 4’33” (and the 100th anniversary of the composer’s birth), Silence – co-organized by the Menil Collection and the University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and... [Lire la suite]
24 mai 2012

Aurelio Amendola(né en 1931), Giorgio de Chirico, Venise, 1973

Aurelio Amendola(né en 1931), Giorgio de Chirico, Venise, 1973. Photo Piasa Tirage argentique couleur des années 1990. Encadré. Signé et daté à la mine de plomb en bas à droite sur le passe-partout. 39 x 39 cm. Lot 207. Estimation : 400 / 500 € Piasa. Vendredi 25 mai 2012. Drouot Richelieu - Salle 1. Tel. +33 (0)1 53 34 10 10
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28 septembre 2010

Masterworks by Fontana and De Chirico Lead Sotheby's Auction

Interno metafisico (Natura morta metafisica) by Giorgio de Chirico. Estimate: £1.6-2.5 million. Photo: Sotheby's LONDON.- On Friday, October 15, 2010 Sotheby’s annual 20th Century Italian Art Sale will showcase the work of many of Italy’s foremost Modern, Post-War and Contemporary artists, including Marino Marini, Giorgio de Chirico, Lucio Fontana, Piero Manzoni and Alberto Burri. Sotheby’s, the only auction house to have staged a dedicated sale in this category each year since pioneering auctions in this collecting field in... [Lire la suite]
27 août 2010

La police italienne saisit 500 faux tableaux vendus sur Internet

Giorgio de Chirico, Hector et Andromache (1917) - Photographe : Crimilda - Licence Creative Commons 3.0 ROME (ITALIE) – Quelques 500 faux tableaux de peintres modernes comme Matisse, De Chirico ou Magritte ont été saisis par la police italienne auprès de collectionneurs amateurs qui déclarent les avoir achetés de bonne foi sur des sites Internet. La police italienne en charge de la protection du patrimoine culturel a saisi près de 500 faux tableaux d'artistes modernes comme Henri Matisse ou Giorgio De Chirico, mais aussi de... [Lire la suite]
01 juin 2010

Giorgio de Chirico (1888 - 1978), Isola di San Giorgio, 1965 & Meditazione al crepuscolo, 1943

Giorgio de Chirico (1888 - 1978), Isola di San Giorgio. photo Sotheby's olio su tela, firmato; firmato e iscritto sul retro, cm 60x80,5 - Est. 180,000—250,000 EUR Lot Sold 312,750 EUR Eseguito nel 1965 PROVENANCE: Collezione Lombardi, FirenzeGalleria Delux, MilanoGalleria Il Nettuno, BolognaIvi acquistato dalla famiglia dell'attuale proprietario LITERATURE AND REFERENCES: C. Bruni Sakraischick, Catalogo Generale Giorgio de Chirico, Milano 1987, vol. I, tomo III, n. 112, illustrato NOTE: "I primi esempi di... [Lire la suite]

27 novembre 2009

Bonhams to Make Its Impression on the Recovering Art Market with December Sale

Bonhams has announced an exciting line-up of works for its Impressionist and Modern Art sale to be held at New Bond Street on Thursday 3 December. Fighting for position as the sale's most valuable lot is 'Gladiatori nell'arena' by Giorgio de Chirico (1888-1978). An oil on canvas dated 1927, the painting is from Leonce Rosenberg's hugely important collection of the artist's Gladiator paintings which he housed in his Parisian apartment. Unsurprisingly, for such a significant piece, 'Gladiatori nell'arena' has attracted a pre-sale... [Lire la suite]
29 septembre 2009

Sotheby's 20th Century Italian Art Sale to Include Important Works

Giorgio de Chirico, Interno con frutta, oil on canvas, 1926-28. Estimate: £900,000-1,200,000. Photo: Sotheby's. LONDON.- Following the tremendous success of Sotheby’s 20th Century Italian Art Sale last October, which was 94.2% sold by value and achieved the second highest total* for a sale in this category at Sotheby’s, the forthcoming auction on Friday, October 16, 2009 is set to include 33 works in a variety of media by leading Modern and Contemporary Italian artists. The sale will include pieces by Giorgio de Chirico,... [Lire la suite]
12 juillet 2009

'Adventures in Modern Art: The Charles K. Williams II Collection' @ The Philadelphia Museum of Art

Oscar Bluemner, (American, born Germany, 1867 – 1938), Composition for Color Themes, 1932. Watercolor on paper, Sheet: 7 3/4 x 10 1/2 inches. Collection of C.K. Williams, II. Image courtesy of Will Brown. PHILADELPHIA, PA.- The Philadelphia Museum of Art this summer will present Adventures in Modern Art: The Charles K. Williams II Collection, an exhibition of approximately 100 paintings, sculptures, watercolors, and drawings from the early decades of the 20th century. It is drawn from the collection of Charles K. Williams II,... [Lire la suite]
15 juin 2009

"In-finitum" in Palazzo Fortuny, Venezia

Mark Rothko (1903-1970), Untitled (Gray, Gray on Red), 1968. Acrilico su carta montata su pannello/Acrylic on paper mounted on panel, 65x50 cm. Collezione privata, Italia VENICE.- The Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia and the Vervoordt Foundation present In-finitum, an exhibition in Palazzo Fortuny on “the infinite in the finite,” the indefinite, and the unfinished. The exhibition runs through November 15 2009. With In-finitum, the trilogy which started with Artempo: Where Time Becomes Art (Venice, 2007) and continued with... [Lire la suite]

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