23 février 2018

Phillips announces highlights from largest London auction in company history

Lot 14. Mark Bradford, Helter Skelter I, signed with the artist's initial, titled and dated '"HELTER SKELTER" m 2007' on the reverse, mixed media collage on canvas, 365.8 x 1036.3 cm (144 x 407 7/8 in.). Executed in 2007. Estimate £6,000,000 - 8,000,000. Image courtesy of Phillips. LONDON.- Phillips’ upcoming Evening Sale of 20th Century & Contemporary Art is poised to set the highest total for a London sale in company history. With 50 works of art spanning over a... [Lire la suite]

20 février 2018

First look at works coming to TEFAF Maastricht 2018

HELVOIRT.- TEFAF Maastricht will present more than 280 of the world’s finest art, antiques and design dealers, who will bring their very best pieces to the 2018 edition of the Fair. The Fair provides an unrivalled draw for private collectors, museum curators, art market professionals and art lovers from many different countries. TEFAF Maastricht is the world’s leading art and antiques fair, and its international reputation is reflected in the range and quality of the rare works of art for sale at the Fair, which is held in... [Lire la suite]
29 janvier 2018

The Peggy Guggenheim Collection opens the first retrospective dedicated to Marino Marini

VENICE.- The Peggy Guggenheim Collection is presenting the exhibition Marino Marini. Visual Passions, curated by Barbara Cinelli and Flavio Fergonzi with the collaboration of Chiara Fabi. This is the first retrospective dedicated to Marino Marini. The show intends to contextualize Marini’s work in a broader art historical context. More than 70 works are exhibited in the temporary exhibition galleries as well as in the museum’s Project Rooms and the adjoining veranda. Marino Marini. Visual Passions has been overseen by a... [Lire la suite]
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24 janvier 2018

Modern works from the Pinacoteca di Brera on view at the Estorick Collection

Carlo Carrà, The Metaphysical Muse, 1917. Oil on canvas, 90 × 66 cm. © 2018 Pinacoteca di Brera. LONDON.- The Estorick opens its 20th anniversary year with a major exhibition of works from one of the world’s most important collections of modern Italian art, housed at Milan’s Pinacoteca di Brera. Comprising paintings and sculptures donated to the museum by Emilio and Maria Jesi, it includes iconic images by Umberto Boccioni, Gino Severini and Mario Sironi, an extraordinary nucleus of Metaphysical... [Lire la suite]
21 janvier 2018

Galerie de la Beraudière at BRAFA, 27 Jan - 4 Feb 2018, Stand 87d

 Karel Appel (Amsterdam 1921-2006 Zurich), Tigerbird, 1952. Oil on canvas, 116 x 147 cm. Signed and dated lower right: K. Appel '52. © Galerie de la Beraudière Provenance: Martha Jackson Gallery, New York; Galerie Cazeau-Béraudière, Paris; private collection, The Netherlands; private collection, Belgium. Rembrandt Bugatti (Milan 1884-1916 Paris), Asian white elephant begging, circa 1908. Bronze with brown patina. Original trapezoidal brown marble base. Signed and numbered on... [Lire la suite]
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09 mai 2014

Sotheby's Modern and Contemporary Art sale in Milan to feature important works by Lucio Fontana

MILAN.- The next Modern and Contemporary Art sale of Sotheby’s Milan will be led by highly important works by Lucio Fontana, representing his entire artistic production, concurrently with the major Parisian retrospective.  Dating back to Fontana’s abstract and pre-Informal research, Tavoletta Graffita (Madonna) of 1934 is a rare and powerful work in coloured cement, and is estimated € 120,000-180,000. Follows a very specific italian Collection from the Fifties, entirely focused on ceramic works by Fontana: it comprises a number... [Lire la suite]

02 mai 2014

Marino Marini (1901-1980), Piccolo cavaliere

Marino Marini (1901-1980), Piccolo cavaliere. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014. with raised initials and stamped with foundry mark 'M.M FONDERIA ARTISTICA BATTAGLIA & C' (on the top of the base), bronze with brown patina hand-chiseled and painted by the artist. Height: 15 in. (38 cm.). Conceived and cast in 1950. Estimate $2,000,000 – $3,000,000 Provenance: Baron Léon Lambert, Brussels (by 1970); sale, Christie's, London, 29 June 1987, lot 61.Acquired at the above sale by the family of the present owner. Literature: U.... [Lire la suite]
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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]
09 février 2011

Picasso's La Lecture Sells at Sotheby's for £25.2 Million in Sale Totalling £68.8 Million

Pablo Picasso (1881 - 1973),  La Lecture, painted in January 1932, signed Picasso (upper right); inscribed 11 decembre M.CM.XXXII. on the reverse, oil on panel, 25 3/4 by 20 1/8 in. Estimate 12,000,000—18,000,000 GBP. Sold 25,241,250 GBP. photo Sotheby's LONDON.- Tonight, Sotheby’s Impressionist & Modern Evening sale was led by Pablo Picasso’s iconic 1932 painting of Marie-Thérèse Walter, La Lecture, which sold to a round of applause for £25,241,250 /$40,711,612 / €29,744,296, more than double the low estimate (est.... [Lire la suite]
15 janvier 2011

Major Picasso Portrait of His Mistress and Muse to Lead Sotheby's Sale in February

Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), La Lecture, 1932. Est: £12-18 million / $18.6- $27.9 million. Photo: Sotheby's LONDON.- Sotheby’s forthcoming Evening sale of Impressionist and Modern Art, to be held in London on Tuesday, 8th February 2011, will be led by a major painting by Pablo Picasso, depicting Marie-Thérèse Walter, the woman who transformed both his life and his art. Picasso’s La Lecture of 1932 (estimated at £12,000,000-18,000,000 / US$18,570,000 - $27,850,000*) relates closely to the legendary painting Le Rêve (The Dream),... [Lire la suite]