28 mars 2015

Collection of leading American businessman Jerome H. Stone to be offered at Sotheby's

Alberto Giacometti, Buste de Diego (Aménophis). Inscribed with the signature Alberto Giacomett and with the foundry mark Susse Fondeur Paris, dated 1954 and numbered 3/8 twice. Bronze. Height: 16 ½ inches. Conceived in 1954 and cast before 1956. Est. $6/8 million. Photo: Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s will present the collection of noted Chicago businessman and philanthropist, Jerome H. Stone. Assembled by Mr. Stone and his wife, Evelyn, predominantly in the 1950s and '60s, the collection offers important modern... [Lire la suite]

04 juin 2014

De Maeght à Vallauris, Chefs-d’œuvre de céramique

Joan MIRÓ. Plat enfant noir, 1956. Céramique. Diamètre 37 cm. Exemplaire Unique. © Collection Fondation Marguerite et Aimé Maeght, Saint-Paul.  © Successio Miro Adagp Paris 2014.  VALLAURIS - Pour l’été-automne 2014, le musée Magnelli - Musée de la Céramique de Vallauris, a souhaité faire découvrir au public la richesse de l’ensemble céramique de la Fondation Maeght, qui célèbre son cinquantenaire, avec un choix de céramiques uniques d’artistes liés à la Famille Maeght. « Cette... [Lire la suite]
17 mai 2014

Ad Reinhardt Abstract painting highlights Modern & Contemporary art at Heritage Auctions

Ad Reinhardt (American, 1913-1967), Untitled (Blue-Purple Painting), 1952. Oil on canvas,36 x 24 inches (91.4 x 61.0 cm). Bears inscription. Includes artist's original painted strip frame. Estimate: $1,000,000 - $1,500,000. DALLAS, TX.- Untitled (Blue-Purple Painting), 1952, Ad Reinhardt's minimalist masterwork, is expected to bring $1 million as part of a 370-lot Modern & Contemporary Art Signature Auction May 31 at Heritage . Works by giants ranging from Jasper Johns, Andy Warhol, and Robert Rauschenberg... [Lire la suite]
14 janvier 2014

Christie's to offer the most important early Magritte to come to auction in a generation

Renè Magritte, Les chasseurs au bord de la nuit (The hunters at the edge of night), 1928. Estimate: £6-9 million © Christie’s Images Limited 2014 LONDON.- A key date on the international art calendar, Christie’s highly anticipated annual evening sale of The Art of The Surreal will take place on 4 February, presenting the most valuable group of works to be offered in the category to date. The auction is led by the most important early Magritte to come to auction in a generation, Les chasseurs au bord de la nuit (The hunters at the... [Lire la suite]
20 janvier 2011

PICASSO, MIRÓ, DALÍ, Angry Young Men: the Birth of Modernity @ Palazzo Strozzi, Florence

Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), The Weeping Woman [La Femme qui pleure], 1937, oil on canvas, 55 x 46 cm. Riehen/Basel, Fondation Beyeler The exhibition Picasso, Miró, Dalí. Angry Young Men: the Birth of Modernity will bring together over sixty early works of three young artists: Pablo Picasso, Joan Miró, and Salvador Dalí, as well as over one hundred of Picasso’s sketches.  All three were raised in Catalonia, but came to fame in France where two of them chose to live and to build up their careers, whereas Salvador Dalí stayed... [Lire la suite]
30 janvier 2010

DUBUFFET/MIRO/BASQUIAT @ Nassau County Museum of Art (NCMA)

Jean-Michel Basquiat (1984), Third Street, 1984. Acrylic, oilstick, Xerox on canvas, 66 by 60 inches. Batsheva & Ronald Ostrow ROSLYN HARBOR, NY.- Nassau County Museum of Art (NCMA) will present works by Joan Miró, Jean Dubuffet and Jean-Michel Basquiat, shown together for the first time. The artists do not share generation nor culture, but they do share a confrontational antagonism to the traditional and academic, resulting in art that is raw, bold and forthright. Primal symbols characterize their work in personalized... [Lire la suite]

13 janvier 2010

Exceptional Works by Klimt, Giacometti, Cézanne, Matisse and Magritte at Sotheby's

Paul Cézanne (1830-1906), Pichet et fruits sur une table. oil on paper laid down on panel, 41.5 by 72.3 cm. 16 3/8 by 28 1/2 in. Painted in 1893-94. Estimate 10,000,000 - 15,000,000 GBP. photo courtesy Sotheby's LONDON.- Sotheby’s Evening Sale of Impressionist & Modern Art on Wednesday, February 3, 2010 will be the first ever London sale of its kind to include three works individually estimated to realise more than £10 million. The works - each one a masterpiece - are by Klimt, Giacometti and Cézanne. They form the nucleus... [Lire la suite]
12 janvier 2010

Plus d’un million de dollars de faux Picasso ou Chagall vendus sur eBay

CHICAGO (ETATS-UNIS) [11.01.10] – Un homme a réussi à vendre sur le site d'enchères en ligne des dizaines d'œuvres d'art de Picasso, Chagall, Miro ou Dali. Mais les tableaux étaient des faux grossiers, dont il a tout de même tiré un bénéfice de plus d'un million de dollars. Plaidant coupable, il risque une peine de 20 ans de prison. Le procès d'un homme accusé d'avoir vendu de fausses œuvres d'art sur eBay vient de s'ouvrir à Chicago. Il a réussi a vendre des dizaines de faux tableaux des plus grands peintres du XXe pour un... [Lire la suite]
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24 juin 2009

Christie's Auction of Impressionist and Modern Art in London Realises $60.4 Million

A Christie´s employee looks at Picasso´s "Homme a l'epee". This painting sold today for £5,753,250 / $9,372,044 / €6,737,056. Photo: EFE/Andy Rain LONDON.- A "musketeer" painted by Pablo Picasso was one of the big attractions at an auction of impressionist and modern art at Christie's held in London, where it sold for 5.7 million pounds ($9.3 million). The 1969 work, "Homme a l'Epee," was the second most expensive lot of the session, after Monet's "Au Parc Monceau," that went for 6.3... [Lire la suite]
17 juin 2009

'Miró – Dupin. Art and Poetry' @ The Joan Miró Foundation

Jacques Dupin and Joan Miró - Qui ravaude l'aigre tranchée..., 1970. Hand-written poem with an illustration: gouache and ink on paper, 72 x 54 cm. Private collection, Paris © Successió Miró BARCELONA.- The Joan Miró Foundation is presenting Miró – Dupin. Art and Poetry, an exhibition to commemorate the twenty-fifth anniversary of the death of Joan Miró that examines the artist’s close relationship and affinity with Jacques Dupin. The show will also be a tribute to Dupin, a trustee of the Foundation since its beginnings, in... [Lire la suite]

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