28 novembre 2018

Zao Wou-Ki (1920 - 2013), 1.5.69

Lot 132. Zao Wou-Ki (1920 - 2013), 1.5.69, signed in Chinese and Pinyin; signed, titled and dated 1.5.69 on the reverse, oil on canvas, 54 by 65 cm; 21¼ by 25⅝ in. Estimate 3,500,000 — 5,500,000. Lot sold 4,680,000 HKD. © Sotheby's. Provenance: Private Collection, France (acquired directly from the artist circa 1970)Thence by descent to the present owner. This work will be included in the forthcoming Catalogue Raisonné currently being prepared by Françoise... [Lire la suite]
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28 novembre 2018

Zao Wou-Ki (1920 - 2013), 7.11.66

Lot 107. Zao Wou-Ki (1920 - 2013), 7.11.66, signed in Chinese and Pinyin and dated 66; signed in Pinyin, titled and dated 7.11.66 on the reverse, oil on canvas, diameter: 55 cm; 21⅝ in. Estimate 4,500,000 — 6,500,000. Lot sold 5,880,000 HKD. © Sotheby's. Provenance: Galerie de France, ParisPrivate Collection, EuropePrivate Collection, AsiaChristie’s, Hong Kong, 26 May 2012, lot 2003Acquired from the above sale by the present owner This work will be included in... [Lire la suite]
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28 novembre 2018

Zao Wou-Ki (1921 - 2013), 10.1.68

Lot 133. Zao Wou-Ki (1921 - 2013), 10.1.68, signed in Chinese and Pinyin; signed in Pinyin, titled and dated 10.1.68 on the reverse, oil on canvas, 82 by 117 cm; 32¼ by 46 in. Estimate upon request. Lot sold 68,932,000 HKD. © Sotheby's. Provenance: Galerie Art Themes, LyonPrivate CollectionSotheby's, Hong Kong, 3 October 2011, lot 781Acquired from the above sale by the present owner. Exhibited: San Francisco, San Francisco Museum of Art, Paintings by Zao Wou-Ki, 8 May - 16 June... [Lire la suite]
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26 novembre 2018

Zao Wou-Ki (Zhao Wuji, 1920-2013), 20.01.69

Lot 8009. Zao Wou-Ki (Zhao Wuji, 1920-2013), 20.01.69, signed in Chinese and signed ‘ZAO’ (lower right); signed ‘ZAO Wou-Ki’, titled and dated ’20.1.69’ (on the reverse), oil on canvas, 115.8 x 81 cm. (45 5/8 x 31 7/8 in.). Painted in 1969. Estimate HKD 16,000,000 - HKD 24,000,000. Price realised HKD 15,700,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018.  Provenance: Private Collection, GermanyPrivate Collection, AsiaThis work is referenced in the archive of the Fondation Zao Wou- Ki... [Lire la suite]
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08 septembre 2018

The largest ever work by Zao Wou-Ki, Juin-Octobre 1985, leads Sotheby's HK autumn 2018 sale series

Zao Wou-Ki, Juin-Octobre 1985, oil on canvas (triptych), 280 x 1000 cm, 1985, estimate upon request. Courtesy Sotheby's. HONG KONG.- Sotheby’s will present Juin-Octobre 1985, the largest-ever painting by Franco-Chinese artist Zao Wou-Ki, at its Modern Art Evening Sale on 30 September 2018 in Hong Kong. Measuring 10 metres long and 2.8 metres in height, this monumental and exceedingly rare triptych was commissioned personally by celebrated architect I. M. Pei for Raffles City in Singapore. Juin-Octobre 1985 is expected to... [Lire la suite]
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18 mars 2018

Sotheby's Hong Kong announces highlights from its Modern and Contemporary Art Evening Auctions

Sanyu, Nu endormi, executed in 1950s, oil on board, 50 x 100 cm, est. HK$ 20 – 30 million / US$2.56 – 3.84 million. Lot Sold 46,877,500 HKD (4,852,969 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby’s. HONG KONG.- Sotheby’s unveiled highlights from its Evening Sales of Modern Art and Contemporary Art, both of which will be held on 31 March at Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. The auctions will be led by a line-up of Western Contemporary and Modern Art, as well as an array of rare works by Modern and Contemporary Asian masters.... [Lire la suite]

20 janvier 2018

Aktis Gallery at BRAFA, 27 Jan - 4 Feb 2018, Stand 7c

Zao Wou-Ki (Beijing 1920-2013 Nyon), Untitled, circa 1965. Gouache and ink on paper, 37.8 x 28.3 cm. Signed and inscribed ‘Bien amicalement Zao' lower right and 'À Pierre Cabanne' lower left. © Aktis Gallery   André Marfaing (Toulouse 1925-1987 Paris), Untitled, 1984. Acrylic on canvas, 73 x 92 cm. Signed and dated lower right. © Aktis Gallery   Agustín Cárdenas [Matanzas 1927-2001 Havana], Totem, 1959. Burnt wood. H 233 x W 47 x D 17... [Lire la suite]
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05 décembre 2017

Quatre toiles de Zao Wou-Ki chez Sotheby's Paris, 6 décembre 2017

Lot 58. Zao Wou-Ki (1921 - 2013), 1.9.60, signé, signé en chinois; signé, titré et daté 1.9.60 au dos, huile sur toile, 81 x 65 cm; 31 7/8 x 25 9/16 in. Exécuté en 1960. Estimation: 1,000,000 — 1,500,000 €. Photo: Sotheby's. L'authenticité de cette oeuvre a été confirmée par la Fondation Zao Wou-Ki. L’œuvre sera incluse dans le catalogue raisonné en préparation sous l’égide de Madame Françoise Marquet et Monsieur Yann Hendgen. Elle est accompagnée d'un certificat d'authenticité. ... [Lire la suite]
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21 octobre 2017

Zao Wou-Ki (1920-2013), 5.6.65, 1965

Lot 17. Zao Wou-Ki (1920-2013), 5.6.65, 1965, . signé en Chinois et en Pinyin ‘ZAO’ (en bas à droite); signé de nouveau et titré ‘ZAO WOU-KI 5.6.65' (au revers), huile sur toile, 100 x 81 cm. Peint en 1965 Estimate EUR 700,000 - EUR 1,000,000. Price realised EUR 679,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 signed in Chinese and in Pinyin 'ZAO' (lower right); signed again and titled ‘ZAO WOU-KI 5.6.65’ (on the reverse), oil on canvas, 39 3/8 x 31 7/8 in. Painted in... [Lire la suite]
11 septembre 2017

Sotheby’s Hong Kong Autumn Sales 2017 Modern Asian Art

Hong Kong -  Sotheby’s Hong Kong Modern Asian Art Autumn Sales 2017 will take place from 30 September to 1 October, offering over 120 works by some of the most celebrated Modern and Post-War artists in Asia between early and mid-20th century. Headlined by two magnificent oil-on-canvas works, one by Zao Wou-Ki and the other by Sanyu, the sales also present two themed sections, namely ‘Movimento Punto: A Post-War Legacy,’ which documents the important ‘Punto Movement’ of the 1960s, and ‘Foujita: Image of Elegance’, which presents... [Lire la suite]