31 mars 2018

Picasso self portrait formerly from the Ganz Collection up for auction in May

Pablo Picasso, Le Marin, 28 October 1943, oil on canvas. Estimated in the region of $70 million. © 2018 Estate of Pablo Picasso / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. NEW YORK, NY.- This spring, Christie’s will offer Pablo Picasso’s Le Marin, 28 October 1943 (estimate upon request), in the May 15 Evening Sale of Impressionist and Modern Art. Executed at the height of Occupation, Le Marin, widely recognized as Picasso himself, clad in his iconic striped fisherman’s jersey, offers one of the most profound and... [Lire la suite]
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18 mars 2018

Sotheby's Hong Kong announces highlights from its Modern and Contemporary Art Evening Auctions

Sanyu, Nu endormi, executed in 1950s, oil on board, 50 x 100 cm, est. HK$ 20 – 30 million / US$2.56 – 3.84 million. Lot Sold 46,877,500 HKD (4,852,969 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby’s. HONG KONG.- Sotheby’s unveiled highlights from its Evening Sales of Modern Art and Contemporary Art, both of which will be held on 31 March at Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. The auctions will be led by a line-up of Western Contemporary and Modern Art, as well as an array of rare works by Modern and Contemporary Asian masters.... [Lire la suite]
08 mars 2018

Exhibition at Tate Modern focuses on an extraordinary year for Pablo Picasso: 1932

Pablo Picasso, Nude in a Black Armchair (Nu au fauteuil noir), 1932. Private Collection, USA. Photo Courtesy of Richard Gray Gallery © Succession Picasso/DACS 2018 LONDON.- 45 years after the artist’s death, Tate Modern stages its first ever solo exhibition of Pablo Picasso’s work, one of the most ambitious shows in the museum’s history. The EY Exhibition: Picasso 1932 – Love, Fame, Tragedy takes visitors on a month-by-month journey through 1932, a time so pivotal in Picasso’s life and work that it has been called... [Lire la suite]
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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]
14 février 2018

Christie's announces highlights from the Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale

Lot 18. Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), Mousquetaire et nu assis, detail, signed 'Picasso' (lower right); dated '11.4.67' (on the reverse), oil and Ripolin on canvas, 51 1/4 x 37 7/8 in. (130 x 96.5 cm.) Painted in Mougins on 11 April 1967. Estimate GBP 12,000,000 - GBP 18,000,000 (USD 8,304,000 - USD 12,456,000). © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 LONDON.- Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale on 27 February will launch ‘20th Century at Christie’s’, a series... [Lire la suite]

13 février 2018

The world of Federico Fellini arrives at Museo Picasso Málaga

Federico Fellini during the shooting of La dolce vita, 1960. Digital copy, 2018, 18 24 cm. Collection Fondation Jérôme Seydoux-Pathé. La Dolce vita, coll. Fondation Jérôme Seydoux-Pathé © 1960. Société Nouvelle Pathé-Cinéma- Gray Film-Riama Film. MALAGA.- In 1962, the great Italian filmmaker Federico Fellini (1920-1993), got up one morning and described an encounter with Picasso in The Book of Dreams, a set of notebooks like an oneiric anthology, in which he drew and wrote about what he had dreamed, at the request of his... [Lire la suite]
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07 février 2018

Monumental Matador by Picasso - unseen since 1973 - makes auction debut

Pablo Picasso, Le Matador, oil on canvas, 146 by 114cm., 57½ by 44⅞in, painted on 23 October 1970. Est. £14,000,000-18,000,000. Photo: Sotheby's. LONDON.- Monumental in scale, highly charged and painted in vivid colours, Le Matador is the culmination of a life-long obsession of Picasso’s that remained one of the most important themes throughout his career. The painting is a brilliant display of the virtuosity with which Picasso combined the complex elements that had shaped his life and art and stands as a defiant tribute to... [Lire la suite]
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31 janvier 2018

Christie's to offer a diverse collection of Modern and Post-War art

Francis Bacon, Three Studies for a Portrait, Oil on canvas, 1976, Estimate: £10,000,000-15,000,000. © Christie’s Images Limited 2018 LONDON.- Christie’s will offer The Eye of the Architect, a diverse collection of Modern and Post-War art, during ‘20th Century at Christie’s’, a series of sales that will take place in London from 20 February to 7 March 2018: Impressionist and Modern Art and The Art of the Surreal Evening Sales (both 27 February), Impressionist and Modern Art Day Sale (28 February) and Post-War and... [Lire la suite]
29 janvier 2018

Passion & desire from antiquity to the present day at Sotheby's London

French, 18th century, After the Antique, Bust of Antinous, white marble, on a cippolino marble socle and column; bust: 75cm., 29½in.; socle: 18cm., 7 1/8in.; base: 6.5cm., 6½in.; column: 115cm., 45¼in. Estimate £100,000-150,000. Courtesy Sotheby’s LONDON.- Artists throughout history have been drawn to the human form. In the second edition of Sotheby’s Erotic: Passion & Desire sale, Pre-Columbian sculpture will be paired with Picasso works on paper; masters of... [Lire la suite]