25 juillet 2019

'Garden of Earthly Delights' at Gropius Bau, Berlin

After Hieronymus Bosch, Garden of Earthly Delights (central panel) (1535-1550). Oil on wood, transferred to canvas, 182 x 168 cm, private collection. Photo: Gropius Bau. BERLIN - Running from 26 July to 1 December 2019, the Gropius Bau’s exhibition Garden of Earthly Delights will see over 20 international artists using the space of the garden as a metaphor for the state of the world, in an exploration of the complexities of our chaotic and increasingly precarious present. Curated by... [Lire la suite]

07 juin 2019

Historic exhibition of 17 centuries of animals in Japanese art will showcase masterpieces that rarely leave Japan

Deer Bearing Symbols of the Kasuga Deities, Nanbokucho era, 14th century, bronze, wood with pigments, height 42.5in, Hosomi Museum, Kyoto, Important Cultural Property.   WASHINGTON, DC.- Artworks representing animals—real or imaginary, religious or secular—span the full breadth and splendor of Japanese artistic production. The National Gallery of Art, Washington, presents The Life of Animals in Japanese Art, the first exhibition devoted to the subject, covering 17 centuries (from the fifth century to the... [Lire la suite]
10 avril 2018

Dorotheum announces Auction Week of modern and contemporary art, jewellery and watches

Lucio Fontana, Concetto Spaziale “ATTESA”, 1964–65, signed and titled on the reverse, waterpaint on canvas, pink, 46 x 38 cm, estimate €480,000–650,000. © Dorotheum VIENNA.- At Dorotheum, the 16th of May 2018 will be all about the international greats of contemporary art. Top lots include several excellent examples of the work of Lucio Fontana: two paintings from the nineteen-sixties – one pink, the other green – represent his „Concetto Spaziale“, cutting the canvas to open up the traditional panel painting to... [Lire la suite]
08 mars 2018

Auerbach and School of London artists triumph at Bonhams Post-War and Contemporary sale

Lot 5. Frank Auerbach (British, born 1931), Reclining Model, Back View, 1960-1961, dated 60-61, charcoal, crayon and pencil on paper, 58 by 78.8 cm. 22 13/16 by 31 in. Estimate £ 120,000 - 180,000 ($ 170,000 - 250,000). Sold for £ 872,750 (€ 974,998) © Bonhams 2001-2018 LONDON.- A charcoal, crayon and pencil work on paper by Frank Auerbach from 1960 sold for £872,750 after a tense six-way telephone battle lasting 15 minutes at Bonhams Post-War and Contemporary... [Lire la suite]
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13 septembre 2017

Sotheby's Hong Kong to offer Kusama's rare pink 'Infinity Net' and Richter's Abstract Painting (679-2)

Lot 1065. Gerhard Richter, Abstract Painting (679-2), 1988, oil on canvas, 120 x 100 cm. Estimate: HK$32 million–48 million US$4,100,000–6,200,000. Lot sold for HK$49,037,500. Courtesy Sotheby’s. HONG KONG.- Sotheby’s Hong Kong Contemporary Art Autumn Sales 2017 will take place from 30 September to 1 October, offering works by renowned artists from Asia and the West. Apart from a series of works by Yayoi Kusama and a dedicated section for Chinese Contemporary artists born in the 1970s, there will also be a special... [Lire la suite]
29 mai 2013

The Polka Dot Queen of Avant-Garde Art, Yayoi Kusama First-ever Exhibition in Vietnam

Artist Yayoi Kusama HANOI - In celebration of the Japan – Vietnam Friendship Year 2013, the Japan Foundation Center for Cultural Exchange in Vietnam proudly present the best of Japanese contemporary art exhibition “YAYOI KUSAMA: Obsessions” from Saturday 25 May to Sunday 28 July 2013 in Hanoi. Yayoi Kusama, a Japanese avant-garde sculptor, painter and novelist, has received the National Lifetime Achievement Awards in 2006 but is still, or even more, hyperactive to create new art works. In her over 7 decades-career as an artist,... [Lire la suite]
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29 août 2011

Yayoi Kusama @ Centre Pompidou

Yayoi Kusama, The Moment of Regeneration, 2004. Ensemble de 55 pièces, tissu cousu, polyurétane, bois, peinture. Dimensions variables. Courtesy Centre Pompidou © Yayoi Kusama. Photo: Keiko Kioku  A travers un parcours chronologique composé de 150 oeuvres réalisées entre 1949 et 2011, le Centre Pompidou rend hommage à une artiste inclassable qui a exercé une influence considérable sur la scène contemporaine (d'Andy Warhol à Mike Kelley et beaucoup d'autres) et captive encore l'intérêt de la jeune génération.L'exposition met... [Lire la suite]
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02 mai 2010

Leading Works Light Up Christie's Post-War & Contemporary Art Evening Sale

NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s, the world’s leading art business, will celebrate the leading lights of modern and contemporary art offering 49 seminal works in the Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale taking place on the evening of May 11. Led by extraordinary works by Yves Klein and Andy Warhol, the auction will offer collectors highly important examples by Jasper Johns, Jeff Koons, Yayoi Kusama, Roy Lichtenstein, Chris Ofili and Christopher Wool. The sale will directly follow the evening auction of Works from the Collection of... [Lire la suite]
03 février 2010

Christie's Sale Presents Exciting Selection of Post-War & Contemporary Art

Helen Frankenthaler (b. 1928) Dawn Stroke signed and dated `Frankenthaler '77' (on reverse); signed and dated again `Frankenthaler '77' & `Frankenthaler 1977' (on the overlap) acrylic on canvas 47.1/4 x 37.1/8 in. (120 x 94.3 cm.) Painted in 1977. Estimate: $100,000-150,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010. NEW YORK, NY.- Attracting both new and seasoned collectors alike, Christie’s First Open sale of Post-War and Contemporary Art will offer a stimulating selection of paintings, prints, photographs, and sculptures on... [Lire la suite]
14 décembre 2009

Yayoi Kusama. I Want to Live Forever @ PAC Padiglione d’Arte Contemporanea

Yayoi Kusama, Universe Fireballs. Photo: Courtesy Gagosian Gallery. MILAN.- Councillorship for Culture and 24 ORE Motta Cultura present the exhibition Yayoi Kusama. I Want to Live Forever at PAC Padiglione d’Arte Contemporanea, under the curatorship of Akira Tatehata (Director of Osaka National Museum of Art). A unique, exclusive event for Italy, dedicated to the unquestioned protagonist of Japanese contemporary art. In addition to recent figurative and abstract paintings, large-scale sculptures and installations from the last... [Lire la suite]