02 mai 2018

100 years of photography and Abstract art explored in new exhibition at Tate Modern

   Alvin Langdon Coburn (1882-1966), Vortograph, 1917. Photograph, gelatin silver print on paper, 283 x 214 mm. Courtesy of the George Eastman Museum NY © The Universal Order. LONDON.- A major new exhibition at Tate Modern reveals the intertwined stories of photography and abstract art. Shape of Light: 100 Years of Photography and Abstract Art is the first show of this scale to explore photography in relation to the development of abstraction, from the early experiments of the 1910s to the digital... [Lire la suite]

11 avril 2018

Sotheby's Photographs totals $5.1 million in New York

Lot 133. Man Ray (1890-1976), Minotaur, dated and numbered '36' in pencil and with the photographer's '31 bis, Rue Campagne Première' studio stamp (Manford M6) and posthumous copyright stamp (Manford M30) on the reverse, 1933, 5 7/8  by 9 1/4  in. (14.9 by 23.5 cm.) Estimate: $150/250,000. Sold for $175,000. Courtesy Sotheby’s.    NEW YORK, NY.- Emily Bierman, Head of Sotheby’s Photographs Department in New York, commented: “We are delighted with the results of today’s... [Lire la suite]
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 Cerruti 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... [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]