27 septembre 2012

Fontana, Manzoni and Marini headline Sotheby's forthcoming London Sale of 20th Century Italian Art

Lucio Fontana (1899 - 1968), Concetto Spaziale, Attesa (Pink). Est. £1-1.5 million. Photo: Sotheby's.  LONDON.- Sotheby's London presents its forthcoming 20th Century Italian Art Sale, which will take place on Friday, October 12, 2012. The auction will include major works by Lucio Fontana, Piero Manzoni, Alberto Burri, Marino Marini and Giorgio Morandi, in addition to a fine group of ‘Arte Povera’ works. The entire sale is estimated to realise in excess of £14 million. Discussing the forthcoming 20th Century Italian Art Sale,... [Lire la suite]

27 mai 2012

Brilliant results for selected works by Fontana, Burri, Castellani and Boetti at Sotheby's in Milan

Lucio Fontana (1899 - 1968),  Concetto Spaziale, signed, lacerations and graffiti on brass, 96,5x63cm. Executed in 1964-65. Estimation 550,000-750,000 EUR. Lot vendu: 1,184,750 EUR. Photo Sotheby's MILAN.- Concetto Spaziale by Lucio Fontana, lacerations and graffiti on brass, has more than doubled its pre-sale estimate. The work, dated 1964-65, after a few minutes competition, achieved the price of € 1,184,750. This Concetto Spaziale fetched such a remarkable price thanks to its rarity: in fact Lucio Fontana... [Lire la suite]
12 mai 2012

Lucio Fontana - Scupture: Io sono uno scultore e non un ceramista @ galerie Karsten Greve

Lucio Fontana  (Argentine/Italian, 1899–1968),  Le Sirene, 1950. Ceramics, polychrome. h: 98 x w: 110 cm / h: 38.6 x w: 43.3 in. Signed and dated: L Fontana 50 © galerie Karsten Greve La galerie Karsten Greve a l'honneur de présenter une exposition de céramiques de LUCIO FONTANA (1899-1968), rarement dévoilées et d'une vaste et impressionnante diversité. Les sculptures de cet artiste sont caractéristiques d'une expérimentation où, l´intérêt pour les non finis des sujets, anime la matière... [Lire la suite]
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03 mai 2012

Major and unprecedented survey of the work of Lucio Fontana opens at Gagosian Gallery

Lucio Fontana, Concetto spaziale, 1954. © Courtesy of the Fondazione Lucio Fontana and Gagosian Gallery. Private Collection, Italy. Photography by Matteo Piazza NEW YORK, NY.- Gagosian Gallery announces a major and unprecedented survey of the work of Lucio Fontana. Six of his groundbreaking environments, known as Ambienti Spaziali, have been faithfully reconstructed, providing a completely new perspective for the rich and varied retrospective of more than one hundred major works that surrounds them. Curated by Germano Celant,... [Lire la suite]
01 avril 2012

LUCIO FONTANA – SCULPTURES: Io sono uno scultore e non un ceramista

  Lucio Fontana (Argentine/Italian, 1899–1968),  Le Sirene, 1950,  polychrome ceramics, h: 98 x w: 110 cm / h: 38.6 x w: 43.3 in. Signed and dated: L Fontana 50. photo courtesy galerie Karsten Greve La galerie Karsten Greve a l'honneur de présenter une exposition de céramiques de LUCIO FONTANA (1899-1968), rarement dévoilées et d'une vaste et impressionnante diversité. Les sculptures de cet artiste sont caractéristiques d'une expérimentation où, l´intérêt pour les non finis des sujets, anime la... [Lire la suite]
24 mars 2012

Lucio Fontana, Concetto spaziale, Attese, 1966.

Tornabuoni Art (Paris) is one of the new exhibitors at TEFAF. The dealer will present thirty major works by Lucio Fontana (1899-1968) among which this painting: Concetto spaziale, Attese, made in 1966. From the 1960s onwards, Fontana made his famous paintings with slashes. With his spatial concepts, he radically changed the way to conceive and make a painting. The canvas is no longer used to deposit colours, it is a monochrome space that needs to exist as such and the only actions allowed are no longer additive but subtractive in a... [Lire la suite]


13 février 2012

Lucio Fontana (1899 - 1968), Concetto Spaziale, Attese. Photo Sotheby's

 Lucio Fontana (1899 - 1968), Concetto Spaziale, Attese. Photo Sotheby's signed, titled, and inscribed Vado a Bergamo a fare una passeggiata on the reverse; waterpaint on canvas; 73 by 61cm. 28 3/4 by 24in. Executed in 1965. Estimate 450,000-650,000 GBP PROVENANCE: La Nuova Città, BergamoGalleria dell'Ariete, MilanCleto Polcina, RomePrivate Collection, MilanSale: Christie's, London, Post-War and Contemporary Art, 1 July 2008, Lot 134Acquired directly from the above by the present owner ... [Lire la suite]
13 février 2012

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

Lucio Fontana (1899 - 1968), Concetto Spaziale, Attese. Photo Sotheby's signed, titled and inscribed Se vado a spasso mi fa male una gamba on the reverse waterpaint on canvas; 65 by 54cm. 25 5/8 by 21 1/4 in. Executed in 1965. Estimate 600,000-700,000 GBP PROVENANCE! Ch.H. Yalem, St LouisFather Maurice McNamee, St LouisSale: Sotheby's, London, Post War and Contemporary Art, 6 December 1990, Lot 43Private Collection, Italy (acquired directly from the above)Sale: Brearte, Milan, Arte contemporanea... [Lire la suite]
07 février 2012

Lucio Fontana, Concetto Spaziale bianco, 1968

Lucio Fontana, Concetto Spaziale bianco, 1968. photo Philips de Pury & Co Multiple in plastic. 29. 5 × 29.5 cm (11 1/2 × 11 1/2 in). ESTIMATE £5,000-7,000  Published by Editions Gustavo Gili in cooperation with the Galeria René Métras, Barcelona. PROVENANCE : Private Collection, Paris Philips de Pury & Co. Contemporary Art. 17 february 2012. London.www.phillipsdepury.com
07 février 2012

Lucio Fontana, Concetto spaziale, Attese, 1960

Lucio Fontana, Concetto spaziale, Attese, 1960. photo Philips de Pury & Co Waterpaint on canvas. 93 x 138 cm (36 5/8 x 54 3/8 in). Signed, titled, inscribed and with the artist’s fingerprint ‘l. fontana concetto spaziale ATTESE 1+1-SSAO’ on the reverse. ESTIMATE £1,000,000-1,500,000 PROVENANCE : Marlborough Galleria d’Art, Roma  Galerie Stutz, Pulver & Co., Vaduz Collection Andy Warhol, New York Private Collection, Milan EXHIBITED : Minneapolis, Walker Art... [Lire la suite]