08 juin 2023

Six works by Fontana unseen for 50 years at Bonhams Single-Owner sale in London

Photo: Bonhams. LONDON.- Six works by Lucio Fontana (1899-1968), unseen by the public for the past 50 years, are to be offered at auction for the very first time. The works form part of a sale 20th Century Masters : A Private Collection – Kandinsky and Fontana to Baselitz, which comes to Bonhams New Bond Street on Thursday 29 June 2023. The collection will also be on view in Paris on Friday 5th, Wednesday 10th, and Thursday 11th May.Leading the sale will be Concetto spaziale, Attese, 1959, an extremely rare early... [Lire la suite]
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18 avril 2023

Lucio Fontana chez Tornabuoni Arte, Rome

Lucio Fontana, Concetto spaziale, Attese, 1967, hydro peinture sur toile, rouge, 61x50 cm. © 2023 Tornabuoni Arte Après les ouvertures de Florence (1981), Crans-Montana (1993), Milan (1995), Forte dei Marmi (2004), Tornabuoni Arte – Arte Antica (2006-2022), Paris (2009), Le jeudi 20 avril 2023, Tornabuoni Arte ouvre un nouveau siège à Rome, via Bocca di Leone, entre la Piazza di Spagna et la via Condotti. Comme le veut la tradition de Tornabuoni Arte, l’exposition inaugurale est dédiée à Lucio Fontana, l’un... [Lire la suite]
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18 mars 2023

Lucio Fontana, Concetto Spaziale, 1955

Lucio Fontana, Concetto Spaziale, 1955. Oil and glass on canvas, 51 x 75 cm. Signed and dated (lower right): “L. Fontana, ’55“; signed, titled and dated (on the reverse): L. Fontana, Concetto Spaziale, 1955". Courtesy MAZZOLENI at TEFAF Maastrich 2023 Provenance: Private Collection, Paris (186/48)Galerie Michel Couturier, ParisGalleria Medea, MilanGalleria Seno, Milan (11/50)Private Collection, Milan (1983) Lucio Fontana (1899-1968) founded his poetics of “Spatialism” on the analysis of the virtual... [Lire la suite]
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07 mars 2023

Sotheby's to offer works from the collection of Jan Shrem & Maria Manetti Shrem including Picasso painting

Maria Manetti Shrem, pictured with her husband, Jan Shrem in 2016, bought the Picasso 25 years ago for £1.2 million. Getty Images. NEW YORK, NY.- This May in New York, Sotheby’s will offer some 17 exceptional works from the collection of Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem, passionate collectors, highly successful entrepreneurs and visionaries and, not least, philanthropists of the highest order whose transformative support has benefitted a wide-range of causes in the fine arts, music, education, and medical... [Lire la suite]
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16 février 2023

Lucio Fontana (1899-1968), Il Guerriero (The Warrior)

Lot 32. Lucio Fontana (1899-1968), Il Guerriero (The Warrior), incised with the artist’s signature 'Fontana' (lower right), reflective glazed ceramic, 42 1/2 x 17 3/8 x 13 3/8in. (108 x 44 x 34cm.) Executed in 1948. Estimate GBP 900,000 – GBP 1,500,000. © Christie's 2023 Provenance: Tofanelli Collection, Milan.Private Collection, Germany.Thence by descent to the present owner in 1979. Literature: G. Ballo, Fontana: idea per un ritratto, Turin 1970, no. 107... [Lire la suite]
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16 février 2023

Lucio Fontana (1899-1968), Concetto spaziale, Attese

Lot 34. Lucio Fontana (1899-1968), Concetto spaziale, Attese, signed, titled and inscribed 'Concetto Spaziale ATTESE l. fontana 1+1 88884' (on the reverse), waterpaint on canvas, 24 1/4 x 18 3/8in. (61.5 x 46.7cm.). Estimate GBP 1,500,000 – GBP 2,000,000. © Christie's 2023 Provenance: Jean-Paul Meulemeester, Brussels.Serge de Bloe Collection, Brussels.Private Collection, Brussels (acquired from the above in 1966).Anon. sale, Christie's London, 4 February 2004, lot 8.Private Collection,... [Lire la suite]
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18 juin 2022

Christie's 20th/21st Century - Milan Online Sales, Part I and Part II realise a combined total of $7,190,782

From the Collection of Fausto Paci, Porto San Giorgio. Lot 15. Lucio Fontana, Concetto spaziale, (Attesa), 1964, signed, titled and inscribed (on the reverse); waterpaint on canvas, 41 x 33 cm. Price realised: EUR 942,000 (Estimate EUR 800,000 - EUR 1,200,000). © Christie's Images Ltd 2022. MILAN.- The 20th/21st Century Milan Online Sales Part I and Part II achieved a combined total of €6,882,522/£5,928,098/$7,190,782, with strong sell through rates for both sales. The sales focused on the work of... [Lire la suite]
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20 mai 2022

Christie's announces highlights included in the 20th/21st Century Milan Online Sales

Lucio Fontana, Concetto spaziale, (Attesa), 1964. Estimate: €800,000-1,200,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2022. MILAN.- Christie’s presents two Milan based online sales, 20th/21st Century: Milan Online Sale Part I and 20th/21st Century: Milan Online Sale Part II, focused on the work of Italian and international post-war and contemporary artists and offering paintings, works on paper, sculptures, and photographs.The auctions include works by Enrico Castellani, Piero Dorazio, Lucio Fontana, Jannis Kounellis, Christo,... [Lire la suite]
20 avril 2022

Three Lucio Fontana sold at Sotheby's, Contemporary Auction, Milan, 13 April 2022

Lot 4. Lucio Fontana (1899 - 1968), Concetto spaziale, Attesa, signed, titled and inscribed finalmente è arrivato il sole... on the reverse, waterpaint on canvas, cm 55,5x38,4; inches 21.85 by 15.11. Framed: cm 66,6x49,5x5; inches 26.22 by 19.48 by 1.96. Executed in 1965. Lot sold: 730,800 EUR (Estimate: 400,000 - 600,000 EUR). © Sotheby's 2022 Provenance: Galleria Rotta, Genoa Rosette d'Incelli Collection, Paris Christie's Paris, Collection Beno et... [Lire la suite]
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03 mars 2022

Three Lucio Fontana at Christie's London, Modern & Contemporary Evening Auction, 2 March 2022

Lot 109. Lucio Fontana (1899 - 1968), Concetto spaziale, Attese, signed L. Fontana, titled Concetto spaziale Attese and inscribed Quanta malinconia e tristezza (on the verso), waterpaint on canvas, 100.3 by 81 cm. 39½ by 31⅞ in. Lot sold: 3,787,000 GBP (Estimate: 3,000,000 - 4,000,000 GBP). © Christie's 2022 Property from a European Collection. Provenance: Private Collection (acquired directly from the artist) Sotheby’s London, 1 December 1988, lot... [Lire la suite]