17 juillet 2017

Alvar Aalto's organic design idiom developed in interaction with contemporary visual artists

Alvar Aalto in his studio, 1945. © Alvar Aalto Foundation. Photo: Eino Mäkinen / Alvar Aalto Museum HELSINKI.- Alvar Aalto (1898–1976) is the most internationally famous Finnish architect and designer. Alvar Aalto – Art and the Modern Form opens up new perspectives into Aalto's life and work. The comprehensive exhibition illustrates how Aalto's thinking and design idiom developed in interaction with contemporary visual artists. In addition to presenting Aalto's extensive oeuvre, works are also being featured from his close... [Lire la suite]

06 mars 2009

A fine selection of photographs @ Sotheby's NY on March 30th

Robert Mapplethorpe, Calla Lily, est. $60/80,000. Photo: Sotheby's NEW YORK, NY.- On March 30th, Sotheby's will offer a fine selection of photographs ranging from one of the earliest images of New York City, to a modernist work by László Moholy-Nagy, to iconic images by photographic provocateur Robert Mapplethorpe. Also included will be images by many of the 20th century's top photographers including Robert Frank, William Eggleston, Irving Penn, and many others. One of Robert Mapplethorpe's most famous flower studies, Calla... [Lire la suite]