12 mars 2011

Russell Young (B. 1960), Coco Chanel

Russell Young (B. 1960),  Coco Chanel.  photo Sotheby's acrylic, screenprint, enamel and diamond dust on canvas; signed, titled, dated 2010and inscribed "and in a darkened underpass I thought oh god my chance has come at last, but then a strange fear gripped me and I justcouldn't ask"on the reverse; 106.7 by 85.7 cm. Estimate 6,000—8,000 USD. Lot Sold 11,250 USD Sotheby's. Contemporary Art, 09 Mar 11 10:00 AM, New York www.sothebys.com
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18 janvier 2010

Russell Young, ‘Diamond Dust Paintings’ @ Scream Gallery

"Young’s use of diamond dust mixed in with his paint, pays opulent reverence to the celebrities." - Los Angeles TimesLONDON.- Scream Gallery will present a major solo exhibition of internationally acclaimed artist Russell Young. Fresh from his exhibition of ‘Diamond Dust Paintings’ in Palm Beach, Florida, Young will sprinkle a bit of fairy dust over the Scream Gallery in Mayfair. Key works in the show are Young’s ‘Diamond Dust’ works on linen, including new screen prints of a triptych Goddess of the Hollywood Golden Age... [Lire la suite]
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10 janvier 2010

Russell Young: Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Sid Vicious & Marilyn

Russell Young, Elvis Presley, 2007 Serigraph / Screenprint, Acrylic and Enamel Screenprint on canvas - 62 x 48 in. - Estimate: from $20,000 to $25,000Notes: Stretched canvas of the mugshot picture of Elvis from Washington, DC in 1970. Artist Statement on this series: "Pig Portraits is about the glamour in the dark side of crime, fame, sex, drugs and rock and roll. After spending fifteen years as a celebrity photographer and music video director, I was able to see how, and at what points that world and the underworld rub up... [Lire la suite]
05 février 2009

Bilan positif pour la 54e édition de la Brussels Antiques & Fine Arts Fair

Brussels dealer Bernard de Leye had one of the most unusual — and priciest — objects at the fair, a silver ink stand in the form of a boat made by Francois-Thomas Germain, silversmith to Louis XV, in 1752.  Courtesy Bernard De Leye BRUXELLES (BELGIQUE) [05.02.09]- La Brussels Antiques & Fine Arts Fair (BRAFA) s’est terminée dimanche 1er février sur des résultats très satisfaisants, selon son organisateur. Malgré la crise financière qui suscitait la crainte auprès des organisateurs et des exposants, l’événement a... [Lire la suite]