15 novembre 2017

A Record-Setting Man Ray and a Vandalized 'Trump l'oeil' Mark Paris Photo Week

Lot 8. Man Ray, Noire et Blanche, 1926, tirage argentique, image/feuille: 20.6 x 27.5 cm. (8 1/8 x 10 ¾ in.). Estimate EUR 1,000,000 - EUR 1,500,000. Price realised EUR 2,688,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 PARIS - Paris Photo, the premier international fair dedicated to the photographic medium, closed Sunday after a flurry of activity, including rapid sales and an unsolved mystery over a vandalized work --- a Trump "Trompe l'œil." High notes of the 21st edition of the fair, held... [Lire la suite]
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20 octobre 2017

Alberto Giacometti's Grande Femme II sells for $29,390,850 at Christie's Paris

Lot 8. Alberto Giacometti, Grande Femme II. signed, inscribed and with the foundry mark ‘Alberto Giacometti Epreuve d’artiste Susse Fondeur Paris’ (at the back of the base); with the foundry mark again ‘SUSSE FONDEUR PARIS CIRE PERDUE’ (inside the base), bronze with dark brown patina. Height: 108 7/8 in. Conceived in 1960; this bronze cast in 1980-81 in an edition of 7 plus 2 artist's proofs plus one for the Fondation Maeght. Estimate On Request. Sold for: €24,907,500/ £22,167,675 /$29,390,850. © Christie’s... [Lire la suite]
08 juillet 2017

Castello di Rivoli Museum of Contemporary Art announces new expansion to incorporate the Cerruti Collection

Lucio Fontana, Concetto Spaziale-Attese, ca. 1960. Water-based paint on canvas, 73 x 60 cm. Collezione Fondazione Francesco Federico Cerrui per l'Arte on long-term loan Castello di Rivoli Museo d'Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli-Torino. TURIN.- Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, Director of the Castello di Rivoli Museum, announces that Castello di Rivoli will enter into a special partnership with the legendary Cerruti Collection to become the world’s first contemporary art museum to incorporate an encyclopaedic collection of the art... [Lire la suite]
19 mars 2016

Mask (fang helmet), 1930s. Man Ray Trust

Mask (fang helmet), 1930s. Man Ray Trust
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15 octobre 2015

Man Ray, October 1947

Man Ray, October 1947. Yale Joel photography, 1940s-60s
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30 août 2015

Man Ray, Autoportrait à la “Femme angoissée dans une chambre la nuit” d'Alberto Giacometti, Paris, ca 1932

Man Ray, Autoportrait à la “Femme angoissée dans une chambre la nuit” d'Alberto Giacometti, Paris, ca 1932. Photo: Sotheby's
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16 juillet 2015

Bailey's Stardust: landmark show celebrates David Bailey's outstanding contribution to photography

David Bailey (b. 1938), Mick Jagger, 1964. © David Bailey. EDINBURGH.- Bailey's Stardust is an outstanding celebration of the work of one of the world’s greatest photographers. Shown to huge acclaim on an international tour, it now arrives in Edinburgh and provides a rich survey of David Bailey’s achievement. He has, since the early 1960s, been at the forefront of the intersecting arenas of photography, fashion, portraiture and reportage. Bailey’s extraordinary exhibition demonstrates the breadth of his work, encompassing... [Lire la suite]
31 mars 2015

"Leiris & Co. Picasso, Masson, Miro, Giacometti, Lam, Bacon" au Centre Pompidou-Metz

Francis Bacon, Portrait de Michel Leiris, 1976. Courtesy Centre Pompidou, Musée national d’art moderne, Paris, © The Estate of Francis Bacon/All rights reserved/Adagp, Paris 2014, © Centre Pompidou, MNAM-CCI, Dist. RMN-Grand Palais/Bertrand Prévost METZ - Au croisement de l'art, de la littérature et de l'ethnographie, l'exposition consacrée à Michel Leiris (1901-1990) est la première grande exposition dédiée à cet intellectuel majeur du XXe siècle. Pleinement mobilisé par les questionnements et idéaux de son temps, Michel... [Lire la suite]
22 février 2014

"Brancusi, Rosso, Man Ray: Framing Sculpture" is major Spring exhibition at Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen

  ROTTERDAM.- Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen brings together works from all over the world by three artists who were decisive for the development of modern art. This is the first exhibition to combine sculptures by Brancusi, Rosso and Man Ray together with their photographs, affording a unique insight into the artists’ working methods.  Masterpieces that have rarely or never been seen in the Netherlands have been lent by important museums such as the Centre Pompidou, MoMA and Tate Modern. Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen is... [Lire la suite]
03 février 2014

Man Ray (American, 1890-1976), La jolie

Man Ray (American, 1890-1976), La jolie. Photo: Bonhams. signed, numbered and dated '9/ 12./ Man Ray/ 61' (to the figure's neck); gold pendant necklace with a cabochon lapis lazuli set on either side. Pendant size: 9.5 x 10.8 cm (3 3/4 x 4 1/4 in). Necklace diameter: approx. 13 cm (5 1/8 in). Estimate £7,000 - 10,000 (€8,500 - 12,000) This work was executed after a design by Man Ray of 1961 and produced in an edition of 12 examples plus one épreuve d'artiste in 1970, by GEM Montebello, Milan. LITERATURE: J. H. Martin, B. Hermann,... [Lire la suite]
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