20 octobre 2017

Alberto Giacometti's Grande Femme II sells for $29,390,850 at Christie's Paris

Lot 8. Alberto Giacometti, Grande Femme II. signed, inscribed and with the foundry mark ‘Alberto Giacometti Epreuve d’artiste Susse Fondeur Paris’ (at the back of the base); with the foundry mark again ‘SUSSE FONDEUR PARIS CIRE PERDUE’ (inside the base), bronze with dark brown patina. Height: 108 7/8 in. Conceived in 1960; this bronze cast in 1980-81 in an edition of 7 plus 2 artist's proofs plus one for the Fondation Maeght. Estimate On Request. Sold for: €24,907,500/ £22,167,675 /$29,390,850. © Christie’s... [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 2014

Josef Albers (1888-1976), Study For Homage to the Square: R – III a – 6

Josef Albers (1888-1976), Study For Homage to the Square: R – III a – 6. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014 signed with the artist’s monogram and dated ‘68’ (lower right); signed, titled and dated ‘Study for Homage to the Square R-III a-6 Albers’ 1968’ (on the reverse); oil on masonite; 32 x 32in. (81.3 x 81.3cm.). Painted in 1968. Estimate £250,000 – £350,000 ($413,000 - $578,200) Provenance: The Artist.Maximilian Schell, Preitenegg (acquired directly from the artist, December 1972).Erna Baumbauer, Siegsdorf (acquired from the... [Lire la suite]
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12 avril 2013

Josef Albers (1888-1976), Homage to the Square: "Saturated"

Josef Albers (1888-1976), Homage to the Square: "Saturated". Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2013 firmato con l'iniziale e datato A 1962 (in basso a destra); titolo, firma e data Homage to the Square: "Saturated" Albers 1962 (sul retro); olio su masonite; cm 45,7x45,7. Eseguito nel 1962. Estimate €60,000 – €80,000L'opera sarà inclusa nel prossimo catalogo ragionato a cura della Anni and Josef Albers FoundationChristie's. MILAN MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY. 22 - 23 April 2013. Palazzo Clerici, Milano - www.christies.com
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06 mai 2012

Fine decorations, Chinese offerings and Old Master drawings featured at Grogan's May auction

Robert Mapplethorpe (American, 1946-1989), Cock, gelatin silver print; signed and dated Robert Mapplethorpe '86, l.r.; numbered 2/10; 19 x 19 inches; framed: 33 1/2 x 32 inches . Lot 75 . Estimate $8,000-12,000. Photo Grogan and Company DEDHAM, MASS.- In addition to fine art, Grogan and Company’s May 20th auction will include a large collection of European decorative works of art and an impressive selection of Fine Oriental Rugs and Carpets. The auction, which will begin at 12 noon on Sunday, May... [Lire la suite]
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03 octobre 2009

Seoul Auction to Offer Works by Damien Hirst and Anish Kapoor Among Others

Damien Hirst (born 1965), The Importance of Elsewhere -The Kingdom of Heaven Butterflies and household paint on canvas, 2006, 292 x 243.8cm (114.9 x 95.9 in) Estimate: HK$18 million/ US$2.3 million SEOUL.- Following the success of its Hong Kong sale in May, Seoul Auction, Korea’s leading auction house, will again present an exceptional array of Western and Asian art in the Modern & Contemporary Art sale to be held on 7 October, 2009 at 5 pm at the Grand Hyatt Hong Kong. The sale will showcase 93 works with an estimated... [Lire la suite]
29 avril 2009

Post-War and Contemporary Art Sales @ Christie’s New York on May 14

NEW YORK, NY.- On May 14, following the Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale, Christie’s New York will hold the morning and afternoon sessions of the Post-War and Contemporary Art Day Sales. Offering over 330 lots over the course of the day, both sales are comprised of exceptional works by foremost Post-War and Contemporary artists including Sam Francis, Alexander Calder, Dan Flavin, Claes Oldenburg, Willem de Kooning, Josef Albers, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Zhang Xiaogang, Ellen Gallagher, Christopher Wool, and Tim Noble & Sue... [Lire la suite]
19 mars 2009

Josef Albers

"I have handled color as a man should have." Josef Albers Josef Albers, Né le 19 mars 1888 à Bottrop (Allemagne) et mort le 26 mars 1976 à New Haven. Peintre américain, artiste graphique et professeur d'origine allemande, Josef Albers est considéré comme l'un des fondateurs de l'art optique. Né en 1888 à Bottrop, il étudie à l'académie royale de Berlin, puis réalise vitraux, gravures, photographies et meubles au Bauhaus de Weimar de 1920 à 1933 où il est l'un des principaux professeurs avec Paul Klee et Wassily... [Lire la suite]
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