30 mai 2020

Christie's Paris Classic Week realises $6,048,279

  PARIS.- The first sales to be held by an international auction house since lockdown, concluded this evening at Christie’s Paris headquarters on avenue Matignon and saw strong sell through rates of 75% of lots sold with 76% bought by clients bidding remotely, either online or via telephone. In a specially arranged saleroom to comply with social distancing rules, The Collector Le Goût Français, Books and Manuscripts and Old Master Drawings auctions were held across the last 2 days. More than 750 clients chose to... [Lire la suite]

25 octobre 2019

Lalanne-mania in Paris: Sotheby's Lalanne Auction breaks records

Lot 13. François-Xavier Lalanne (1927 - 2008), Rhinocrétaire (“Rhinodesk”), 1991. Patinated welded copper and metal, the fall-front opening to reveal a writing surface. Monogrammed FXL, stamped LALANNE, dated 91 and numbered 1/1 on one thigh, 126 x 255 x 72 cm ; 49 ⅝ x 100 ⅜ x 28 ⅜ in. Estimate: €700,000 - 1,000,000. Lot sold: €5,404,400. Courtesy Sotheby’s. PARIS.- The two-day auction of the personal collection of the late artist duo Claude and François-Xavier Lalanne drew to a close at Sotheby’s Paris... [Lire la suite]
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08 octobre 2017

Exhibition presenting the art of Marcel Duchamp and Salvador Dalí opens in London

Duchamp and Dali playing chess during filming for A Soft Self-Portrait, 1966 (photograph, 21×31 cm). Photo by Robert Descharnes and Paul Averty. ©Descharnes & Descharnes sarl 2016. Archivo Fotografico Pere Vehi, Cadaques.  LONDON.- Dalí / Duchamp is the first exhibition to present the art of two of the twentieth century’s most famous artists in exclusive dialogue. Marcel Duchamp (1887–1968) and Salvador Dalí (1904– 1989) are usually seen as opposites in almost every respect, yet they shared attitudes... [Lire la suite]
04 novembre 2016

Exhibition at Eykyn Maclean reintroduces two opposing perspectives on Serial Art

Lucio Fontana, Concetto spaziale, Attese, 1967, waterpaint on canvas, 31 1/2 x 25 5/8 in. (80 x 65 cm.). Private Collection, London. © 2016 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / SIAE, Rome. NEW YORK, NY.- Eykyn Maclean announces The Serial Attitude, an exhibition that reintroduces two opposing perspectives on Serial Art. In November 1967, Elayne Varian, the Director of the Finch College Museum of Art in New York, called upon a young artist – Mel Bochner – to help organize an exhibition on Serial Art. To... [Lire la suite]
25 août 2015

Marcel Duchamp, New York, 1964-1965 by Ugo Mulas

Marcel Duchamp, New York, 1964-1965 by Ugo Mulas
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25 avril 2015

Stockholm's Moderna Museet acquires major Marcel Duchamp archive; Symposium announced

Marcel Duchamp, Roue de bicyclette (Bicycle Wheel), 1913/1960/1976. © Succession Marcel Duchamp/BUS 2015 STOCKHOLM.- Moderna Museet has acquired Ulf Linde’s Duchamp archive, with support from Åke Bonnier. The archive includes sketches, letters, signed photographs by Marcel Duchamp and books with the artist’s dedications. On 28–30 April, internationally prominent scholars, specialists and curators will meet for a three-day seminar at Moderna Museet in Stockholm, to discuss recent research into the legacy of Duchamp and his... [Lire la suite]

10 février 2010

"Le Mouvement. Du cinéma à l’art cinétique" @ Musée Tinguely

Retroreliefs" (1935) by French artist Marcel Duchamp (1887-1968) are on display at the exhibition "Le Mouvement. From Cinema to Kinetics" in the Museum Tinguely. AP Photo/Keystone/Georgios Kefalas BASEL.- The legendary "Le Mouvement" exhibition was held in the Galerie Denise René in Paris from 6 to 30 April 1955. The common element in the works on show was movement as means of expression, and the leaflet produced for the exhibition, Le manifeste jaune, postulated "Colour – Light – Motion –... [Lire la suite]
04 septembre 2009

"Die Kunst ist super!". A new presentation of the Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin

Andy Wahrhol, Mao, 1973. Sammlung Marx © 2009 Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York, Foto: Jochen Littkemann, Berlin The 4 September 2009 marks an important opening for the Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart – Berlin with a new presentation of works from the collections spanning some 10,000 square meters of exhibition space. True to the motto "DIE KUNST IST SUPER!" (Art is super!), this exhibition is one of the most significant measures for the repositioning of the... [Lire la suite]
16 août 2009

'Marcel Duchamp: Étant donnés' @ Philadelphia Museum of Art

PHILADELPHIA, PA.- The Philadelphia Museum of Art will present the first exhibition to examine the genesis, construction, and reception of Étant donnés: 1° la chute d’eau, 2° le gaz d’éclairage (Given: 1° The Waterfall, 2° The Illuminating Gas), Marcel Duchamp’s enigmatic final masterwork. Duchamp (1887-1968) constructed Étant donnés in complete secrecy over a period of twenty years, from 1946 to 1966, during which he publicly claimed to have gone “underground” and given up art for chess. It was not until after his death on... [Lire la suite]
01 juin 2009

PHotoEspaña 2009: Ugo Mulas @ BBVA

Ugo Mulas, Marcel Duchamp in New York, 1964-65. Herederos de Ugo Mulas. © Archivio Ugo Mulas. MADRID.- The BBVA presents photographs that Ugo Mulas took in the 60’s of such famous people such as Marcel Duchamp or Lucio Fontana. The exhibition presents in Spain one of the most famous journalist of Italian photography who performed works of a high conceptual implication. Few artists in Italy have made as great a contribution to the evolution of photographic language as Ugo Mulas, who experienced and studied all its possible... [Lire la suite]