27 août 2019

Yale Center for British Art Presents Unto This Last: Two Hundred Years of John Ruskin

John Ruskin, “The Dryad’s Waywardness,” from Modern Painters (London: Smith, Elder and Co., 1843–60), vol. 1, plate 59, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University. NEW HAVEN, CT —The Yale Center of British Art announces an exhibition marking the bicentenary of John Ruskin (1819–1900), one of the most influential thinkers of the nineteenth century, who believed that art had the power to transform society and that nature inspired the most meaningful art. One of the greatest art writers in the English language, Ruskin... [Lire la suite]

08 octobre 2018

The man behind the mask: Rare Henry Moore masterpiece offered at Bonhams

Henry Moore O.M., C.H. (British, 1898-1986), Mask, alabaster, 19.2 cm. (7 1/2 in.) high. Carved in 1929. Estimate: £1,000,000-1,500,000 (€ 1,100,000 - 1,700,000). Photo: Bonhams LONDON.- Mask, an extremely rare sculpture by Henry Moore, leads Bonhams Modern British and Irish Art sale in London on Wednesday 14 November. Estimated at £1,000,000-1,500,000, it is being offered for sale for the first time for more than 80 years, and has never before been put up for auction. The work is... [Lire la suite]
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23 février 2018

Phillips announces highlights from largest London auction in company history

Lot 14. Mark Bradford, Helter Skelter I, signed with the artist's initial, titled and dated '"HELTER SKELTER" m 2007' on the reverse, mixed media collage on canvas, 365.8 x 1036.3 cm (144 x 407 7/8 in.). Executed in 2007. Estimate £6,000,000 - 8,000,000. Image courtesy of Phillips. LONDON.- Phillips’ upcoming Evening Sale of 20th Century & Contemporary Art is poised to set the highest total for a London sale in company history. With 50 works of art spanning over a... [Lire la suite]
15 avril 2017

TEFAF New York Spring offers first look at debut fair focusing on modern and contemporary art & design

  NEW YORK, NY.- TEFAF New York has released a “first look” at the inaugural TEFAF New York Spring Fair that will take place at the historic Park Avenue Armory in New York City from May 4-8, 2017, with the Opening VIP Preview on May 3, 2017. The Fair will feature 92 of the world’s most illustrious dealers who specialize in Modern and Contemporary Art and Design. In addition, a small number of dealers will exhibit jewelry, African & Oceanic art, and antiquities. The inclusion of African & Oceanic works and... [Lire la suite]
31 janvier 2017

The J. Paul Getty Museum presents "The Sculptural Line"

Pygmalion and Galatea, about 1812-20, Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes (Francisco de Goya); sepia wash. The J. Paul Getty Museum.  LOS ANGELES, CA.- Drawing and sculpting may appear to be profoundly different practices, but for many artists these two disciplines have been intimately intertwined. Sculpture can serve as subject matter for drawings, while drawing often plays a vital part of the sculpting process. Through a selection of drawings and sculptures from the late fifteenth through twentieth centuries, a new... [Lire la suite]
26 janvier 2017

Hauser & Wirth Zürich opens exhibition focused on early works by Henry Moore

Henry Moore, Warrior with Shield, 1953—1954. Bronze, 155 x 92 x 59 cm / 61 x 36 1/4 x 23 1/4 in. All images reproduced with permission of the Henry Moore Foundation ZURICH.- Hauser & Wirth Zürich presents an exhibition focused on Henry Moore’s early works on paper relating to myth and poetry. Including poetry magazine covers, illustrations for poems by Herbert Read and sketches of the Prometheus myth, the presentation explores the graphic side of Moore’s practice and provides an insight into his... [Lire la suite]
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08 juin 2016

Rare Henry Moore Masterpiece Reclining Figure: Festival to Lead Sculpture Section of Christie's 250th Anniversary Sale

PROPERTY FROM AN AMERICAN COLLECTION. Henry Moore, O.M., C.H. (1898-1986), Reclining Figure: Festival, bronze with a brown patina, 90 in. (230 cm.) long. Conceived in 1951 and cast in an edition of five plus one artist’s proof. Estimate: £15 -20 million  ($22,000,000-29,000,000/ €20,000,000-26,000,000) © Susan Young London - Henry Moore’s ground-breaking 1951 modernist sculpture Reclining Figure: Festival, commissioned for the Festival of Britain in 1951, will lead the sculpture section of... [Lire la suite]
29 juin 2015

Masterpiece London 2015 opens with record attendees, significant sales across the board and major unveilings

Exterior of Masterpiece London 2015 with 'Adam' and 'Eve' by Richard Hudson, represented by Leila Heller Gallery. Photo: Deniz Faragulle. LONDON.- The Preview Day of the sixth edition of Masterpiece London ended with reports of record visitor numbers and strong sales across the board. The Fair draws collectors, curators, and designers from all over the world who view and purchase exceptional works of art spanning over 4,000 years of art history. This year the Fair welcomed a record 8,900 visitors on its opening day... [Lire la suite]
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]
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24 janvier 2014

Henry Moore (1898-1986), Mother and Child with Apple

Henry Moore (1898-1986), Mother and Child with Apple. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014 bronze with brown and green patina. Height: 28¼ in. (71.8 cm.). Base: 19¾ x 17¾ in. (50.2 x 45 cm.). Conceived in 1956 and cast in an edition of ten plus one. Estimate £2,500,000 – £3,500,000 ($4,140,000 - $5,796,000) Provenance: Ayala Zacks-Abramov, Toronto & Jerusalem, by whom acquired circa 1956-1957 and thence by descent to the present owners. Please also note that this work was conceived in 1956 and cast in an edition of ten plus... [Lire la suite]
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