08 février 2010

18 karat gold and amber bead necklace, Van Cleef & Arpels, New York, 1972

18 karat gold and amber bead necklace, Van Cleef & Arpels, New York, 1972. Sotheby's Composed of faceted gold beads and amber beads, length 28 inches, signed VCA NY, numbered 4V326-2. Est. 7,000—9,000 USD - Lot Sold 28,750 USD Sotheby's. Important Jewels. 03 Feb 10. New York www.sothebys.com
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19 janvier 2010

Les musées new-yorkais débattent de la vente de leurs collections en temps de crise

The Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum NEW YORK (ETATS-UNIS) – A New York se tenait à la mi-janvier un grand colloque des musées de l'Etat sur la vente d'œuvres d'art pour payer les factures en temps de crise. Un débat complexe et intense entre les acteurs du monde culturel américain, entre ceux favorables à une législation interdisant la vente, et d'autres rejetant une telle mesure. En ces temps de crise, certains musées américains ont du vendre des œuvres de leur collection pour renflouer des caisses vidées par la... [Lire la suite]
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05 janvier 2010

'Trees, Rocks, Mist and Mountains' @ the Ukrainian Institute, New York

Li Huayi (b. 1948) Detail of two-fold screen, Rock and Pine; ink on paper with gold ground Following the highly successful exhibition of Li Huayi’s work in London in 2007, which sold out within days of opening, Eskenazi is delighted to present the artist’s recent work in New York.  Trees, Rocks, Mist and Mountains by Li Huayi will be staged at the Ukrainian Institute, 2 East 79th Street, New York, from 25 March to 3 April 2010.  It is the first time that Eskenazi has shown contemporary art in New York, the exhibition... [Lire la suite]
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01 janvier 2010

Selection of Van Cleef & Arpels jewelry sold @ Sotheby's, Magnificent Jewels, New York

Colored Stone and Diamond Bracelet, Van Cleef & Arpels, French, Circa 1930. photo Sotheby's Old European-cut diamonds weighing approximately 11.25 carats, further decorated with buff-top sapphires, rubies, emeralds and onyx, mounted in platinum, length 7¼ inches, signed Van Cleef-Arpels, numbered 24649, maker's mark, French assay mark. With signed box. Est. 100,000—150,000 USD - Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium:  338,500 USD Pair of fancy vivid yellow diamond earclips, Van Cleef & Arpels, New York.... [Lire la suite]
05 décembre 2009

'Gerhard Richter: Abstract Paintings, 2009' @ Marian Goodman Gallery

Gerhard Richter, Abstract Painting (894-2), 2005. Oil on aludibond, 11 3/4 x 17 3/8 in. ( 30 x 44 cm ) Inv.#12625. Courtesy: Marian Goodman Gallery, New York. NEW YORK, NY.- The Marian Goodman Gallery is showing an exhibition of new work by Gerhard Richter which will be on view through January 9th, 2010. On view are a major representation of works made by the artist from 2005 to the present, including an important new cycle of paintings titled Sindbad , 2008 as well as individual paintings presenting medium to large format... [Lire la suite]
11 août 2009

"Anish Kapoor: Memory" @ the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

NEW YORK, NY.- Memory (2008), a major new site-specific sculpture installation by leading international artist Anish Kapoor, will be on view at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum from October 21, 2009, to March 28, 2010 as part of the Deutsche Bank Series at the Guggenheim. Anish Kapoor: Memory is the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation’s first collaboration with the artist, who is celebrated for his expansive and profound aesthetic vision. The work is the 14th in a series of artist projects commissioned by Deutsche Bank and the... [Lire la suite]

26 juillet 2009

Milestone Survey on Mandala Form @ Rubin Museum of Art

Mandala of Shakyamuni Buddha with Arhats, Tibet; 18th century. Ground Mineral Pigments on Cotton Rubin Museum of Art. C2006.66.270 (HAR 420) Object dims: 14 1/2 x 14 3/4 in. NEW YORK, NY.- This fall the Rubin Museum of Art (RMA) explores the history and meaning of the mandala, Himalayan Buddhism’s artistic representation of man and the universe. Mandala: The Perfect Circle, organized by RMA Chief Curator Martin Brauen, begins with the mysterious early forms of this perfect circle more than a millennium ago and extends to the... [Lire la suite]
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01 juillet 2009

A 15th century gold pendant is to be offered for sale at Sotheby’s London

15th century gold pendant. Photo: Sotheby's LONDON.- A 15th century gold pendant that lain buried beneath Hertfordshire farmland since the time of Henry VIII until it was discovered by an amateur metal detector is to be offered for sale at Sotheby’s Old Master Sculpture and Works of Art auction in London on Thursday 9 July 2009. The remarkable gold object that depicts the Holy Trinity of God the Father, Son and Holy Spirit is no bigger than a postage stamp and caries an estimate of £150,000 – 250,000. The engraving is of superb... [Lire la suite]
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17 juin 2009

Christo and Jeanne-Claude, 'The Gates' @ Philbrook Museum of Art

Christo, The Gates, Project for Central Park, New York City. Collage 2004, 35,5 X 28 cm (14" X 11") Pencil, enamel paint, photograph by Wolfgang Volz, wax crayon, map, fabric sample and tape. Photo: Wolfgang Volz ©2004. TULSA, OK.- Philbrook Museum of Art and Circle Cinema announce the regional premier of the film The Gates: A Film about The Gates in Central Park, New York City will be held in Tulsa, Oklahoma on Saturday, July 11, 8–10:30 pm at Philbrook Museum of Art. Christo and Jeanne-Claude created a masterpiece—a... [Lire la suite]
13 juin 2009

Unframed 2009: Buy Art Fight Aids @ ACRIA – Aids Community Research Initiative of America

Burton Machen, (Obama) Urban Evolution Portraits 9 11/29/08 2:50:46pm LA Benefiting The AI DS Community Research Initiative of America (ACRIA ). ACRIA is a leading HIV research and education organization. By supporting ACRIA you are helping people with HIV & AI DS in New York City, across the country, and around the world live longer, healthier lives. Terence Koh, Untitled (Acria Benefit Print), 2009  Kelly Klein, Untitled, 2007 Burton Machen, (Heart) Urban Evolution 32 4/15/07 10:23:13am... [Lire la suite]