10 juillet 2022

'Pre-Raphaelites: Drawings and Watercolours' at the Ashmolean

 Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828–82), The Day Dream, 1872–8. Pastel and black chalk on tinted paper, 104.8 × 76.8 cm. © Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford. OXFORD - The Ashmolean is delighted to announce that it will re-mount its popular exhibition, Pre-Raphaelites: Drawings and Watercolours, which was shown for just five weeks in 2021.  The tragic situation in Ukraine has inevitably forced the Museum to withdraw its planned exhibition, Russia! Icons & the Avant-Garde, which was due to open... [Lire la suite]

10 janvier 2022

William Morris (born 1957), Deer Head Trophy, 1999

Lot 77. William Morris (born 1957), Deer Head Trophy, 1999, blown, applied and carved glass, engraved 'William Morris 1999'; height 29in (74cm); width 17 1/2in (44.5cm). Sold for US$ 50,312 /€ 44,532 (Est: $15,000 - $25,000). © Bonhams 2001-2022 Provenance: Private Collection, Connecticut. Literature: James Wood & Tina Oldknow, 'Willam Morris: Animal/Artefact', Abeville Press Publishers, 2000, p. 70 (design variant illustrated) Bonhams. Modern Decorative Art + Design, New... [Lire la suite]
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10 janvier 2022

William Morris (born 1957), Sitatunga Head, 2000

Lot 76. William Morris (born 1957), Sitatunga Head, 2000, blown and applied glass, engraved 'William Morris 00' (dimensions without stand); height 16 1/4in (41.5cm); width 8 3/4in (22cm); depth 13in (33cm). Sold for US$ 56,562 /€ 50,064 (Est: $30,000 - $50,000). © Bonhams 2001-2022 Provenance: Private Collection, Connecticut. Literature: James Wood & Tina Oldknow, 'Willam Morris: Animal/Artefact', Abeville Press Publishers, 2000, p. 70 (present lot illustrated). ... [Lire la suite]
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10 janvier 2022

William Morris (born 1957), Artifact: Tusk and Skull, 1999

Lot 76. William Morris (born 1957), Artifact: Tusk and Skull, 1999, blown and applied glass, gold leaf applied to the skull, engraved 'William Morris 99'; height 20in (51cm); width 38 1/2in (98cm); depth 6in (15cm). Sold for US$ 94,062/€ 83,255 (Est: $20,000 - $30,000). © Bonhams 2001-2022 Provenance: Private Collection, Connecticut. Bonhams. Modern Decorative Art + Design, New York, 14 Dec 2021
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18 mai 2021

Rago Design auctions bring in $10 million and set new auction record for Tiffany

Lot 273. Tiffany Studios, Important Dandelion Lamp from the 1900 Paris Exposition, USA, 1900, hand-blown Favrile glass, hammered and patinated copper, 29½ h × 11½ dia in, 75 × 29 cm, estimate: $50,000–75,000, result: $3,745,000, new world record. Courtesy Rago. LAMBERTVILLE, NJ.- With a total of $10 million, more than double the high estimate, and a 89% sell-through rate, Rago’s Early 20th Century Design and Modern Design auctions illustrate the continued strength of the design... [Lire la suite]
15 juin 2019

Wide-ranging exhibition reveals how three generations of artists revolutionized the arts in Britain

Beauty and the Beast, 1904, John Dickson Batten, British, 1860–1932, tempera on canvas, 30 1/2 × 26 in., Lent by Birmingham Museums Trust on behalf of Birmingham City Council, Presented by the John Feeney Bequest Fund, 1936P322, © Birmingham Museums Trust, Courtesy American Federation of Arts. SEATTLE, WA.- The Seattle Art Museum presents Victorian Radicals: From the Pre-Raphaelites to the Arts & Crafts Movement (June 13–September 8, 2019), exploring how three generations of rebellious British artists, designers, and... [Lire la suite]

04 octobre 2017

Exhibition focuses on the influence 'The Arnolfini Portrait' had on the Pre-Raphaelites

LONDON.- This autumn, one of the most celebrated paintings in the National Gallery, Jan van Eyck’s The Arnolfini Portrait, is being exhibited for the first time alongside works by the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood and its successors. Focusing on the profound influence this 15th-century masterpiece had on the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, Reflections sheds light on the different ways these young British artists of the 19th century responded to the painting and one of its most distinctive features, the convex... [Lire la suite]
13 juillet 2015

Camden radicals go on show in the National Portrait Gallery

Actor Benedict Cumberbatch by Spencer Murphy © Spencer Murphy LONDON.- Benedict Cumberbatch, Amy Winehouse, Alan Bennett and Dame Tessa Jowell are among the famous faces that have gone on show in a new display celebrating the London Borough of Camden and the inspirational figures that have lived, worked or studied there, it was announced today. Creative Connections: Camden Radical Characters (9 July – 11 October 2015) showcases thirty photographs of successful people with connections to Camden, who have been selected from... [Lire la suite]
21 février 2013

First major exhibition on Pre-Raphaelite Art and Design in United States on view at National Gallery of Art

Henry Wallis, Chatterton, c. 1855-1856, oil on canvas, 62.2 x 93.3 cm (24 1/2 x 36 3/4 in.) framed: 90.5 x 120.5 x 13.2 cm (35 5/8 x 47 7/16 x 5 3/16 in.). Tate Gallery, London. Bequeathed by Charles Gent Clement 1899 WASHINGTON, DC.- Combining rebellion, scientific precision, beauty, and imagination, the Pre-Raphaelites created art that shocked 19th-century Britain. On view from February 17 through May 19, 2013, at the National Gallery of Art, Washington—the sole U.S. venue—Pre-Raphaelites: Victorian Art and... [Lire la suite]
06 novembre 2010

"Le Salon" d'Andrew Gn dans un hôtel particulier du Marais

Andrew Gn est non seulement un couturer reconnu internationalement dont les créations se retrouvent dans les plus grandes boutiques de tous les continents, mais également un grand collectionneur et - pour ceux qui ont; comme moi, le privilège de connaître son intérieur jalousement préservé - un goût sûr et délicieux. Il vient d'ouvrir "Le Salon" qui est plus qu'un "show-room" (quel affreux mot), mais un espace privé pour recevoir sa clientèle privée. Il fallait un cadre digne des socialites américaines,... [Lire la suite]
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