30 janvier 2013

Detroit Institute of Arts acquires Murano glass chandelier sculpture by Fred Wilson

To Die Upon a Kiss, Fred Wilson, 2011, Murano glass. Detroit Institute of Arts. DETROIT, MICH.- The Detroit Institute of Arts has acquired To Die Upon a Kiss, a spectacular Murano glass sculpture in the form of a chandelier by artist Fred Wilson. It will be on view beginning Feb. 5.  Wilson will be honored at the museum’s annual Alain Locke Awards event on Feb. 10 at 2 p.m., when he will discuss the new acquisition and his other work in a talk titled “Speak of Me as I Am.” The event is free with museum admission and is... [Lire la suite]
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09 octobre 2012

Lucio Fontana (1899 - 1968), Concetto Spaziale (Gold and Pietre)

Lucio Fontana (1899 - 1968), Concetto Spaziale (Gold and Pietre). signed and titled on the reverse; oil and murano glass on canvas; 73 by 60cm. 28 3/4 by 23 1/2 in. Executed in 1961. Est. £1.6-2 million. Photo: Sotheby's.  PROVENANCE: G. Laurini Collection, MilanPrivate Collection, MilanGalleria Maggiore, BolognaGalleria Il Mappomondo, MilanAcquired directly from the above by the present owner in 1988 LITTERATURE: Giulio Ballo, Lucio Fontana, Turin 1970, p. 221, no. 261,... [Lire la suite]
28 décembre 2010

Mariano Fortuny Shell Pink Delphos, italy

Mariano Fortuny Shell Pink Delphos, italy. photo Vintage Luxury Mariano Fortuny shell pink pleated silk Delphos gown circa 1930. Striated white murano glass bead and silk cord trimmed down side seams and armhole. Silk belt stencilled in silver foliate patterns.Size is flexible due to pleating. Condition: Good: slight fading and discolorations  Price $8,900 Vintage Luxury. Phone: 914 963 1694 - E-Mail: info@vintageluxury.com
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31 août 2008

Ivan Baj, The Ficus Vase

The Ficus Vase, by Ivan Baj, is hand-blown Murano glass decorated with hand-engraved fine lines. The color of each vase varies slightly, as does the height (9 to 12 inches). This signed piece from a limited edition is $1,183 from unicahome.com
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