18 janvier 2020

Blanc sur Blanc: A group exhibition opens at Gagosian

Lucio Fontana, Concetto spaziale, Attese, 1966. Water-based paint on canvas, 24 x 19 11/16 inches, 61 x 50 cm. © Fondation Lucio Fontana, Milano / by SIAE / Adagp, Paris, 2020. Courtesy Gagosian. PARIS.- Gagosian is presenting Blanc sur Blanc, a group exhibition.A century ago, Kazimir Malevich’s Suprematist paintings heralded a revolutionary new interpretation of white, in which total abstraction suggests the utopian and the infinite. Since then, artists have deployed the achromatism of whiteness in an endless range of... [Lire la suite]

06 décembre 2019

Christie's Paris Post-War and Contemporary Art department achieves €79M in 2019

Lot 8. Lucio Fontana (1899-1968), Concetto Spaziale, Attese. signed, titled and inscribed ‘Fontana “Concetto Spaziale” ATTESE Andrò a Torino a vedere Michel Tapié’ (on the reverse), waterpaint on canvas, 28 ¾ x 23 ¾ in. Painted in 1965. Estimate EUR 2,400,000 - EUR 2,800,000. Sold for EUR 2,650,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. PARIS.- The Post-War and Contemporary Art department has realised €79M for the year 2019 in France, making it one of the highest result for the department.Laetitia... [Lire la suite]
11 novembre 2019

Lucio Fontana, Concetto spaziale, 1964

Lot 110. Lucio Fontana, Concetto spaziale, signed "l. fontana" lower right; further signed and titled "l. fontana "Conzetto Spaziale"" on the reverse, oil on canvas, 21 5/8 x 18 1/8 in. (55 x 46 cm.) Executed in 1964. Estimate $400,000 - 600,000. © Phillips Provenance: Galerie Burén, StockholmPrivate Collection, MalmöSotheby's, London, December 5, 1985, lot 310Gallery Art Point, TokyoPrivate Collection, Tokyo (acquired from the above). Exhibited: Tokyo, Tama Art University... [Lire la suite]
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22 octobre 2019

Exhibition explores connections between post-war Italian art and design

Alighiero Boetti, Mappa, 1983, broderie sur toile, 116 x 178 cm. © Tornabuoni Art PARIS.- The architect Charles Zana and Tornabuoni Art are presenting ‘Utopia’, an exhibition that explores connections between post-war Italian art and design, from 18 October to 21 December. This exhibition, designed and conceived by the architect Charles Zana in collaboration with Tornabuoni Art Paris, is based on the idea of dialogue, like previous exhibitions designed by the architect. This dialogue unfolds room by room in the... [Lire la suite]
16 octobre 2019

Lucio Fontana (1899 - 1968), Concetto Spaziale

Lot 242. Lucio Fontana (1899 - 1968), Concetto Spaziale, signed; signed and titled on the reverse, oil on canvas, 45.5 by 38 cm. 17 7/8 by 15 in. Executed in 1961. Estimate GBP 150,000 — 200,000. Lot sold 300,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. This work is registered in the Fondazione Lucio Fontana, Milan, under no. 4222/1 and is accompanied by a photo-certificate issued by the Fondazione Lucio Fontana, Milan. Provenance: McRoberts & Tunnard Limited, LondonPrivate Collection, United... [Lire la suite]
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16 octobre 2019

Three Lucio Fontana sold at Christie's London, 4 October 2019

Lot 108. Lucio Fontana (1899-1968), La Silla Barroca, incised with the artist's signature and dated ‘46 L. FONTANA’ (on the base); plaster, 47¼ x 25 7/8 x 31½in. (120 x 65 x 80cm). Executed in 1946. Estimate GBP 400,000 - GBP 600,000. Price realised GBP 647,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Provenance: Pablo Edelstein Collection, Buenos Aires (acquired directly from the artist).Acquired from the above by the present owner. Literature: J. Corradini, "Lucio Fontana Profeta... [Lire la suite]
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02 juillet 2019

Lucio Fontana (1899 - 1968), Concetto Spaziale, Attese, 1966

Lot 40. Lucio Fontana (1899 - 1968), Concetto Spaziale, Attese, signed, titled and inscribed oggi è Giovedì domani è Venerdì on the reverse, waterpaint on canvas, 55.3 by 46.2 cm. 21 3/4 by 18 1/4 in. Executed in 1966. Estimate 600,000 — 800,000 GBP. Lot sold 795,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. Provenance: Stampatore Sergio Tosi, MilanThomas Newman, OpioSotheby’s, New York, 21 May 1983, Lot 522A (consigned by the above)Fujii Gallery, Tokyo (acquired from the above... [Lire la suite]
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02 juillet 2019

Lucio Fontana (1899 - 1968), Concetto Spaziale, Attese, 1963

Lot 21. Lucio Fontana (1899 - 1968), Concetto Spaziale, Attese, signed, titled and inscribed 1+1 – 887Z on the reverse, waterpaint on canvas, 65 by 54 cm. 25 5/8 by 21 1/4 in. Executed in 1963. Estimate 1,800,000 — 2,500,000 GBP. Lot sold 2,415,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. Provenance: Galleria Rotta, GenoaGalleria Seno, MilanPrivate Collection, Milan (acquired from the above in the early 1970s)Thence by descent to the present owner. Exhibited: Milan, Galleria... [Lire la suite]
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21 mai 2019

Galleria Borghese opens 'Lucio Fontana: Earth and Gold' curated by Anna Coliva

ROME.- The Lucio Fontana. Earth and Gold exhibition, curated by Anna Coliva, is dedicated to two specific modes of Lucio Fontana’s production, ceramics and paintings, selected among his Crucifixes and his works employing gold, respectively. Fontana is the first twentieth-century Italian artist to be exhibited inside the Museum, after the retrospectives dedicated to great figures such as Bacon, Giacometti, and Picasso, to continue the series of exhibitions conceived to familiarize visitors with the Galleria Borghese through the... [Lire la suite]
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13 mai 2019

Lucio Fontana (1899-1968), Concetto spaziale, Attese, 1960

Lot 57. Lucio Fontana (1899-1968), Concetto spaziale, Attese, signed, titled and inscribed 'l. fontana "Concetto spaziale" ATTESE 1+1-3U' (on the reverse), waterpaint on canvas, 39 x 31 1/8 in. (99 x 79 cm.) Executed in 1960. Estimate USD 800,000 - USD 1,200,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019.  Provenance: Private collection, Japan.Private collection, Paris.Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo.Cecil “Titi” Blaffer von Fürstenberg, Houston (acquired from the above, 1968). By descent from... [Lire la suite]
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