31 mars 2015

Le monastère d'Erwin Wurm

Authentique et rigoureuse, la façade du château de Limberg. Ici, jusqu’à la taille de haies, la courbe n’a pas droit de cité. © Reto Guntli Dans le salon, une extrême sobriété pour accueillir quelques pièces triées sur le volet. À gauche, le bureau et la chaise sont signés Erwin Wurm. Derrière, la chaise longue de George Nakashima date de 1951. À droite, au premier plan, une petite table en noyer de Carl Auböck, une chaise de Jean Prouvé, la Zig Zag de Gerrit Rietveld et, confrontant... [Lire la suite]

08 mars 2015

Schirn Kunsthalle opens exhibition devoted to previously neglected chapter of European modern art

Egon Schiele, Self-portrait with lowered Head, 1912, Leopold Museum, Vienna FRANKFURT.- In the large-scale exhibition entitled “Artists and Prophets. A Secret History of Modern Art 1872–1972” the Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt presents an in-depth appraisal of a long, yet largely unknown chapter in the history of European – and most notably German – art. Featuring over 400 works and accompanying exhibits, including paintings, drawings, lithographs as well as extensive and rare documentary material, the show reveals... [Lire la suite]
27 juin 2010

Ramsà @ "Man & Nature", Joseph Beuys Plantation Paradise, Luogo della Natura, Bolognano

Joseph Beuys travaille les quinze dernières années de sa vie à Bolognano, petite ville des Abruzzes, pour y laisser le tribut de son œuvre « Défense de la Nature ». Il y installe son atelier chez l’ancestrale famille Durini et crée la fameuse « Plantation Paradise » toujours en activité. Le 13 Mai 1984, il plante son premier « Quercia » italien, prototype de l’un des « 7000 Chênes/Eichen » de Cassel. Beuys obtient la citoyenneté honoraire de la ville de Bolognano, simple bourgade de 300 âmes devenant de-facto un haut-lieux de la... [Lire la suite]
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09 mai 2010

Joseph Beuys, Green Violin, 1974

Joseph Beuys, Green Violin, 1974. photo Philips de Pury & Co Painted violin. 23 1/2 x 8 1/2 x 4 in. (59.7 x 21.6 x 10.2 cm).  Stamped “Fluxus Zone West” by the artist on face. This work is from a planned edition of 24 of which only about 12 were produced. Published by Edition Schellmann, Munich. ESTIMATE $12,000-18,000 PROVENANCE  Collection Maury Chaplick, Toronto; Roth Horowitz, New York; Diego Cortez Arte Ltd., New York EXHIBITED  Høvikodden (Norway), Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, Joseph... [Lire la suite]
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30 avril 2009

Andy Warhol (1928-1987), Joseph Beuys

Andy Warhol (1928-1987) Joseph Beuys with the Andy Warhol Art Authentication Board Inc. stamp and numbered 'A174.032' (on the reverse); silkscreen inks on paper; 39 3/8 x 31 1/8in. (100 x 79cm.). Executed in 1980. Est. £25,000 - £35,000. Lot sold £31,250 "I wished to go completely outside and to make a symbolic start for my enterprise of regenerating the life of humankind within the body of society and to prepare a positive future in this context." Joseph Beuys "People need to be made more aware of the... [Lire la suite]
25 janvier 2009

"Art of Two Germanys/Cold War Cultures" @ The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)

Wolf Vostell, Coca-Cola, 1961. De-collage, paper on Masonite 82 5/8 X 122 in. Museum Ludwig, Cologne. © 2008 Estate of Wolf Vostell / Artists Rights Society, New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn. Photo ©Museum Ludwig, Cologne LOS ANGELES, CA.- The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) presents Art of Two Germanys/Cold War Cultures (on view January 25 to April 19, 2009), the first major exhibition in the United States to examine the range of art created during the Cold War. Art of Two Germanys/Cold War Cultures continues LACMA’s... [Lire la suite]
23 janvier 2009

The 2009 Artist Rooms On Tour

Gerhard Richter, Abstraktes Bild (809-3) 1994 © Gerhard Richter LONDON.- The tour of Artist Rooms, a unique scheme to bring one of the largest and most imaginative acquisitions of post-war and contemporary art to audiences across Britain, from Bill Viola in Stromness to Joseph Beuys in Bexhill on Sea, is launched today. Throughout 2009, 18 museums and galleries across the UK will be showing over 30 Artist Rooms from the collection created by the dealer and collector, Anthony d’Offay, and acquired by the nation in February 2008.... [Lire la suite]
02 octobre 2008

"BEUYS. We are the Revolution'"

A visitor observes the installation I like America and America likes me, which is part of the exhibition Beuys. We are the revolution, by artist Joseph Beuys (1921-1986) on view at Hamburger Bahnhof - Museum fuer Gegenwart in Berlin. Photo: EFE / Arno Burgi BERLIN.- In the second half of the 20th century, the world of art found in Joseph Beuys (1921-1986) a figure whose universal aspirations and ingenious visual imagery lunged out deep into the European history of ideas. No other artist in the 20th century applied his thoughts... [Lire la suite]
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