01 décembre 2008

Italian, late 17th/ early 18th century. Model of a skull and bones

Italian, late 17th/ early 18th century. Model of a skull and bones terracotta - 15.5 by 30 by 23cm., 6 1/8 by 11¾ by 9in - Estimate 8,000—12,000 GBP NOTE: The skull is the most potent memento mori (a Latin term that translates as 'remember that you are mortal') in Western art as well as the most widespread personification of death. In the 17th century memento mori served as both as a warning symbol and an object for meditation. The present skull and bones was likely a model for a marble which would have sat in a church... [Lire la suite]
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23 novembre 2008

Jan Fabre, 'Skull"

“Skull,” a sculpture made with synthetic materials and a stuffed ferret by the Belgian artist Jan Fabre (one of my favorite artist) which went for nearly $32,000 in "Deyrolle, Nature Fragile"'s auction at Musée de la Nature et de la Chasse (the best museum in Paris). Photo: Rapha‘l Wolff
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14 novembre 2008

Jan Fabre. Skull with Ermine in the mouth.

Jan Fabre. Skull with Ermine in the mouth. Galerie Clara Maria Sels Contact Gallery for Price Galerie Clara Maria Sels  +49 (0)211 328020  Envoyez un email
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14 novembre 2008

Jan Fabre. Skull with mule in the mouth

Jan Fabre. Skull with mule in the mouth. Galerie Clara Maria Sels Contact Gallery for Price Galerie Clara Maria Sels  +49 (0)211 328020  Envoyez un email
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10 novembre 2008

Jan Fabre, Skull (Ferret), 2001

Jan Fabre, Skull (Ferret), 2001. Synthetic skull, beetles, stuffed animal - h: 35 x w: 33 x d: 20 cm / h: 13.8 x w: 13 x d: 7.9 in . Galerie Daniel Templon. + 33 (0)1 42 72 14 10   Send Email NB: Une pièce similaire (le crâne tenant un vison) sera vendu au bénéfice de la Maison Deyrolle, lors de la vente "Nature Fragile, Le Cabinet Deyrolle" au Musée de la Chasse et de la Nature, le 13 novembre 2008 à 19h.
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14 septembre 2008

Les "vanités" de Damien Hirst chez Sotheby's London

Damien Hirst, Beautiful Airmid Dysmorphia Intense Painting (with Extra Inner Beauty), signed, titled and dated 2008 on the reverse; signed on the stretcher, household gloss on canvas, 121.9 by 91.4cm - 150,000—200,000 GBP Damien Hirst, Beautiful Muruga Paranoia Intense Painting (with Extra Inner Beauty, signed, titled and dated 2008 on the reverse, household gloss on canvas, 152.4 by 152.4cm - 150,000—200,000 GBP Damien Hirst, (I) Beautiful Venus Apparition Intense Painting (with Extra Inner Beauty)Damien Hirst,... [Lire la suite]
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