21 octobre 2008

Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sale realised £31,978,500 / $55,514,676 / €41,156,330.

Lucio Fontana (1899-1968) Concetto spaziale, La fine di Dio signed `l. Fontana' (on the reverse); numbered and titled `N 5 "LA FINE DI DIO"' (on the stretcher) oil and glitter on canvas 70 x 48..1/4in. (177.6 x 122.5cm.) Executed in 1963.. © Christie's Images Limited LONDON.- Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sale took place today and realised £31,978,500 / $55,514,676 / €41,156,330. The top lot was Concetto spaziale, La fine di Dio, 1963, by Lucio Fontana (1899-1968) which realised £9,001,250 /... [Lire la suite]

20 octobre 2008

Le portrait de Francis Bacon par Lucian Freud vendu pour 5.4 Millions Pounds @ Christie's

Lucian Freud (b. 1922), Portrait of Francis Bacon. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd. 2008 LONDON.- One of only two oil portraits of Francis Bacon (1909-1992) ever painted by Lucian Freud (b. 1922) sold today at Christie’s auction of Post-War and Contemporary Art for £5,417,250 / $9,404,346 / €6,972,001. The last known remaining oil portrait (the other was stolen from an exhibition in Berlin in 1988), the rarely-seen painting offers a tangible and intimate glimpse into the inspirational friendship of two of the greatest British... [Lire la suite]
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06 octobre 2008

Lucian Freud @ Hazlitt Holland-Hibbert, London

Lucian Freud, Portrait of a Man, 1954. Oil on canvas, 14.5 x 10.25 inches. © Lucian Freud LONDON.- A major loan exhibition of early works by Lucian Freud (born 1922) will be held at Hazlitt Holland-Hibbert, 38 Bury Street, St James’s, London SW1 from 9 October – 12 December 2008. The earliest paintings, from 1939, were completed when the artist was only 16. Many of the paintings in the exhibition are from private collections and not normally available to be seen by the public. With the support of the artist, the exhibition will... [Lire la suite]
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