20 octobre 2017

Alberto Giacometti's Grande Femme II sells for $29,390,850 at Christie's Paris

Lot 8. Alberto Giacometti, Grande Femme II. signed, inscribed and with the foundry mark ‘Alberto Giacometti Epreuve d’artiste Susse Fondeur Paris’ (at the back of the base); with the foundry mark again ‘SUSSE FONDEUR PARIS CIRE PERDUE’ (inside the base), bronze with dark brown patina. Height: 108 7/8 in. Conceived in 1960; this bronze cast in 1980-81 in an edition of 7 plus 2 artist's proofs plus one for the Fondation Maeght. Estimate On Request. Sold for: €24,907,500/ £22,167,675 /$29,390,850. © Christie’s... [Lire la suite]

15 avril 2009

First Large-scale Showing of Futurism in Britain in Thirty Years @ Tate Modern

Gino Severini, The Hospital Train 1915 © Stedelijk Museum. Oil on canvas, 117 x 90 cm LONDON.- This exhibition will be the first large-scale showing of Futurism in Britain in thirty years. The movement set out to modernise Italian art and social attitudes and its influence spread across Europe and beyond, revolutionising the response to the dynamism of modern life. Its master of ceremonies was the poet Filippo Tommaso Marinetti and this exhibition celebrates the centenary of his publication of The Founding and First Manifesto... [Lire la suite]
30 novembre 2008

"Sonia Delaunay’s World of Art" @ the Kunsthalle Bielefeld

Sonia Delaunay, Robe simultanée, 1913. Patchwork de tissus. Privatsammlun BIELEFELD.- With the works of Sonia Delaunay (1885 – 1979) the Kunsthalle Bielefeld presents an unrivaled, all-round artist. Active in a number of fields such as painting, fabric design, typography, drawing, and fashion, her oeuvre is evidence of what was probably the most comprehensive will to create known to Classic Modern Art. Sonia Delaunay’s World of Art is the first large retrospective of her work in Germany in fifty years. The last time a survey of... [Lire la suite]
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23 août 2008

"20th Century Works on Paper from the Fundacion Mapfre Collection: Picasso, Tàpies, Miró and Others " @ The Bass Museum of Art

Pablo Picasso, Untitled (Arlequín y Polichinela), 1924, Tempera on paper, 9 1/3 x 11 3/5 inches. EFE MIAMI BEACH, FL.- The Bass Museum of Art presents today 20th Century Works on Paper from the Fundacion Mapfre Collection: Picasso, Tàpies, Miró and Others , on view through November 2, 2008. This extraordinary exhibition is comprised of approximately 80 works on paper by some of the 20th century’s most renowned Spanish artists, as well as artists from other countries whose careers were impacted by Spain. Rarely seen sketches and... [Lire la suite]