30 juin 2020

Sotheby's live global auction event achieves $363.2 million and 93% sold

29 June 2020 – Oliver Barker, Chairman of Sotheby’s Europe, and tonight’s auctioneer said, “Being on the rostrum tonight was like being at the epicentre of a cinematic production. We would never have envisioned, even a few months ago, that it would be possible to hold a series of flagship New York sales as an unprecedented live-streamed event, with banks of telephone- bidding colleagues beamed in from around the world. But, just as throughout its 276-year history, Sotheby’s was ready to pivot at a moment’s notice – and... [Lire la suite]

18 décembre 2019

Art of early Caribbean civilizations featured in Met exhibition

NEW YORK, NY.- A special exhibition highlighting the artistic achievements of early Caribbean civilizations has gone on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Showcasing more than 40 works drawn primarily from The Met collection and augmented by select loans from public and private collections in the United States, Arte del mar: Artistic Exchange in the Caribbean presents a stunning narrative of creativity from the ancestral cultures that encircled the Caribbean Sea in the millennia before European colonization. The... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 11:43 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : , , , ,
17 octobre 2019

The Cleveland Museum of Art Announces Stellar Group of New Acquisitions

Recent acquisitions by the Cleveland Museum of Art include a monumental 18th-century Chinese landscape painting; a 16th-century Mannerist painting by Maso da San Friano; 38 photographs of the Indian Rebellion; a selection of works on paper by influential Latin American artists; and a contemporary sculpture by celebrated artist Simone Leigh. Eighteenth-century landscape painting among the largest ever produced by Yuan studios  Cantilevered Road to Shu, 1743. Yuan Yao (active mid-1700s). Qing dynasty (1644–1912),... [Lire la suite]
17 avril 2017

Applicat-Prazan at TEFAF New York Spring 2017

Wifredo Lam (Sagua La Grande 1902-1982 Paris), Nu À La Chaise, 1942. Tempera on paper mounted on canvas, 165 x 98 cm. Signed and dated lower left and signed and dated on the reverse. Courtesy Galerie Applicat-Prazan, Paris Provenance: Family of the Artist, Paris; private collection, Miami Literature: Michel Leiris, Wifredo Lam, Milan 1970, no. 27, ill. col.; Gérard Xuriguéra, Wifredo Lam, Paris 1974, ill. col. p. 31; Max-Pol Fouchet, Wifredo Lam, Poligrafa / Cercle d’Art,... [Lire la suite]
18 juillet 2015

A selection of museum quality paintings amongst which two stunning blue compositions from the 50’s by Pierre Soulages

Pierre SOULAGES (born 1919), Peinture 130 x 97 cm, 5 mai 1959. Oil on canvas. Signed lower right, 130 x 97 cm. Courtesy Galerie Applicat-Prazan, Paris. Photos Art Digital Studio © Adagp, Paris 2015 For the second consecutive year, Applicat-Prazan is pleased to participate in Frieze Masters in London from 14th to 18th October 2015. The organisers of this event, which is one of the most discerning art fairs in the world, say that Frieze Masters “offers a contemporary focus... [Lire la suite]
31 mars 2015

"Leiris & Co. Picasso, Masson, Miro, Giacometti, Lam, Bacon" au Centre Pompidou-Metz

Francis Bacon, Portrait de Michel Leiris, 1976. Courtesy Centre Pompidou, Musée national d’art moderne, Paris, © The Estate of Francis Bacon/All rights reserved/Adagp, Paris 2014, © Centre Pompidou, MNAM-CCI, Dist. RMN-Grand Palais/Bertrand Prévost METZ - Au croisement de l'art, de la littérature et de l'ethnographie, l'exposition consacrée à Michel Leiris (1901-1990) est la première grande exposition dédiée à cet intellectuel majeur du XXe siècle. Pleinement mobilisé par les questionnements et idéaux de son temps, Michel... [Lire la suite]