08 février 2009

"Gail Albert Halaban: Out My Window" @ Robert Mann Gallery

Gail Albert Halaban, Out My Window, Brooklyn, Snow, 2007 In her latest series, Out My Window, Gail Albert Halaban has ventured into the private spaces of New York City, photographing its inhabitants and the views that define their lives. In a world framed by windows, there is both an intimacy and remoteness in the proximity of so many strangers. Though the archetype of the photographer training her lens on her neighbor is easily associated with the voyeurism of Alfred Hitchcock’s Rear Window, the experience Albert Halaban... [Lire la suite]
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05 février 2009

Les galeries d’art de New York font les frais de la récession

NEW-YORK (ETATS-UNIS) – La galerie Guild & Greyshkul de New York s’apprête à fermer ses portes, alors que toutes les galeries de la ville souffrent sévèrement de la crise. La galerie Guild & Greyshkul, dans le quartier de Soho à New York, fermera ses portes le 15 février prochain, victime de la crise financière actuelle, annonce Bloomberg.Cette galerie ne fait pas figure d’exception : à New York, en ce moment, les temps sont très durs pour les galeries qui, si elles ne ferment pas, au mieux voient leurs ventes décliner... [Lire la suite]
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26 janvier 2009

Pink Gold, amethyst and diamond flower brooch, Cartier, New York, circa 1945

Pink Gold, amethyst and diamond flower brooch, Cartier, New York, circa 1945 The flowerhead of concave form designed as three lobed petals of highly polished gold, the center decorated with an amethyst drop encircled by 6 old-mine diamonds, signed Cartier. Together with a gift box from Bullock's Wilshire. Estimate 6,000—8,000 USD NOTE: Accompanied by a gift card and envelope, addressed to Miss Mary Brian from Mr. Winthrop Rockefeller, with the hand-written note: "Dear Mary - I am thrilled about the news and send this to... [Lire la suite]
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17 janvier 2009

Diamond and sapphire pendant-brooch, Van Cleef & Arpels, New York, circa 1970

Diamond and sapphire pendant-brooch, Van Cleef & Arpels, New York, circa 1970 The stylized Maltese cross pavé-set with 204 round diamonds weighing approximately 12.50 carats, further set with 8 marquise-shaped diamonds weighing approximately 1.40 carats, the center and edges decorated with 9 cushion-shaped sapphires, mounted in gold, the reverse with an inscription and date Feb. 3, 1970, signed VCA, numbered NY 39630. Estimate 20,000—30,000 USD Sotheby's. Important Jewels. 04 Feb 09. New York www.sothebys.com photo... [Lire la suite]
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21 décembre 2008

John Eskenazi to Show Buddhist and Hindu Sculpture in New York

Figure in Sassanian dress, North-western India, probably Punjab Hills, Late 6th/early 7th century, Sandstone. Height: 47 cm. NEW YORK.- London dealer John Eskenazi will present his annual exhibition at Adam Williams Fine Art Ltd, 24 East 80th Street, New York, from Wednesday 4 March to Saturday 21 March 2009, coinciding with New York’s Asia Week and the International Asian Art Fair. John Eskenazi is one of the world’s most respected dealers in Indian, Gandharan, Himalayan and south-east Asian works of art. Among the pieces on... [Lire la suite]
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11 décembre 2008

Coral and Diamond 'Ballerina' Necklace and Matching Earclips, Van Cleef & Arpels, New York, 1997

Coral and Diamond 'Ballerina' Necklace and Matching Earclips, Van Cleef & Arpels, New York, 1997 The openwork collar decorated with a frieze of whimsical ballerinas, their flower-like skirts formed of carved coral in white, medium and deep coral hues, within borders of round diamonds accented at intervals with pear-shaped stones, the whole set with numerous round diamonds weighing approximately 48.50 carats and 31 pear-shaped diamonds weighing approximately 8.75 carats; the earclips, en suite, designed as paired... [Lire la suite]
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11 décembre 2008

Black and white cultured pearl and yellow diamond necklace, Van Cleef & Arpels, New York, 1994

Black and white cultured pearl and yellow diamond necklace, Van Cleef & Arpels, New York, 1994 Composed of 33 black cultured pearls measuring approximately 11.8 to 9.4 m., accented at intervals with rondelles set with round yellow diamonds, the center set with a black button pearl of approximately 11.9 by 12.6 mm., supporting an articulated double fringe of yellow diamonds anchored by a black pearl drop of approximately 12.9 mm. and a white pearl drop of approximately 12.9 mm., the whole set with numerous round,... [Lire la suite]
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11 décembre 2008

Yellow and white diamond flower brooch, Van Cleef & Arpels, New York, 1994

Yellow and white diamond flower brooch, Van Cleef & Arpels, New York, 1994 Designed as a bouquet tied with a ribbon, the flower petals pavé-set with numerous round diamonds of yellow color weighing approximately 13.40 carats, the center of the flower and the ribbon set with 33 round and 64 baguette diamonds weighing a total of approximately 7.20 carats, mounted in 18 karat gold, signed Van Cleef & Arpels, numbered N.Y. 58830. With signed box  Estimate 25,000—35,000 USD - Lot Sold 56,250 USD Sotheby's.... [Lire la suite]
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11 décembre 2008

Pair of yellow and white diamond flower earclips, Van Cleef & Arpels, New York, 1994

Pair of yellow and white diamond flower earclips, Van Cleef & Arpels, New York, 1994 The flowerheads set in the center with 12 round diamonds weighing approximately .75 carat, the petals pavé-set with numerous round diamonds of yellow color weighing approximately 5.40 carats, mounted in 18 karat gold, signed Van Cleef & Arpels, numbered NY 59275. With signed box. Estimate 5,000—7,000 USD - Lot Sold 25,000 USD Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels. 09 Dec 08. New York photos courtesy Sotheby's. www.sothebys.com
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11 décembre 2008

Pair of ruby bead and diamond tassel earclips, Van Cleef & Arpels, New York

Pair of ruby bead and diamond tassel earclips, Van Cleef & Arpels, New York The ruby bead tassels capped by round diamonds, suspended from ruby bead and diamond floral tops, the whole set with 62 round diamonds weighing approximately 5.45 carats, mounted in 18 karat gold, signed VCA, numbered N.Y. CSO 5957. With signed box. Estimate 20,000--30,000 USD - Lot sold 33,750 USD. Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels. 09 Dec 08. New York photos courtesy Sotheby's. www.sothebys.com
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