16 mai 2020

Christie's announces a new global 20th century art sale - four cities one auction experience

© Christie's Images Ltd 2020. NEW YORK, NY.- On July 10, Christie’s will present ONE: A Global Sale of the 20th Century, a new auction event offering Impressionist and Modern, Post-War and Contemporary art and Design.Utilizing streaming technology, the first of its kind relay-style auction will take place in real time across the time zones from four of the art world’s major hubs: Hong Kong, Paris, London and New York. The sale will offer a range of exceptional works over four consecutive sessions led by principle... [Lire la suite]

14 mai 2020

Sotheby's launches innovative new sale format -- "In Confidence: Selected Masterpieces"

HONG KONG.- Sotheby’s announced the launch of In Confidence: Selected Masterpieces, an innovative hybrid sale format that combines the advantages of a private sale with those of an auction. Under this novel sale approach, bids are placed exclusively by submitting written absentee bids. Bidders will be notified if they have been outbid and will have a final chance to submit a best and final offer by the pre-set deadline, at which point the winning bidder will be established. All bidding information and results will remain... [Lire la suite]
08 mai 2020

Phillips unveils two rare masterpieces by Zao Wou-Ki from the artist's Hurricane Period

Image courtesy of Phillips. HONG KONG.- Phillips unveiled two masterworks by Zao Wou-Ki, 22.6.63 and 24.10.63, as leading highlights of the 20th Century & Contemporary Art Evening Sale in Hong Kong on 8 July, 2020. Coming to the auction market for the very first time, these exceptionally important works are prime examples completed at the peak of the Zao Wou-Ki’s Hurricane Period (1959-1972), a period which is considered the height of his extraordinary artistic career.Isaure de Viel Castel, Head of 20th Century &... [Lire la suite]
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10 mars 2020

Zao Wou-Ki (Zho Wuji, French / Chinese, 1920-2013), 22.03.50 (Paysage rouge)

Lot 3007. Zao Wou-Ki (Zho Wuji, French / Chinese, 1920-2013), 22.03.50 (Paysage rouge), signed in Chinese; signed 'Zao' (lower right); dated '22 Mars 50 '(on the reverse), oil on canvas laid on board, 46 x 38 cm. (18 1/8 x 15 in.) Painted in 1950. Estimate HKD 6,000,000 - HKD 8,000,000. Price Realized HKD 8,440,000 © Christie's Image Ltd 2016. Provenance: Galerie de France, Paris, FrancePrivate CollectionLin & Keng Gallery, Taipei, TaiwanPrivate Collection, Asia. This work is accompanied with a certificate... [Lire la suite]
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16 septembre 2019

Sotheby's Hong Kong Modern Art autumn sales present Zao Wou-Ki and Sanyu masterpieces

HONG KONG.- Two significant masterpieces will lead Sotheby’s Modern Art Evening Sale in Hong Kong on 5 October 2019: Zao Wou-Ki’s powerful 21.04.59, also making its auction debut, having been exhibited extensively since the 1970s – and Sanyu’s elegant Nu Rose sur Tissus Chinois – appearing at auction for the first time since it was created in the 1930s. A total of 33 lots will be offered in the evening sale, estimated to bring in the region of more than HKD 403 million (USD 51 million). The Modern Art Day Sale on 6... [Lire la suite]
15 juin 2019

Silent Beauty invites you to admire the interplay of visual arts, ceramics and kimonos

Ulla Rantanen: Stone in the Water (1980). Finnish National Gallery / Ateneum Art Museum. Photo: Finnish National Gallery / Petri Virtanen. HELSINKI.- From 14 June to 6 October 2019, the Ateneum Art Museum presents the exhibition Silent Beauty – Nordic and East-Asian Interaction. The exhibition delves into the simplified aesthetic that connects the Nordic countries and East Asia, especially in post-World War II art. The exhibition celebrates Finland’s and Japan’s continued active interaction: in the year 2019, one... [Lire la suite]

30 mai 2019

Zao Wou-Ki (1921 - 2013), 5.6.66

Lot 21.  Zao Wou-Ki (1921 - 2013), 5.6.66, signed, signed in Chinese; signed, titled on the reverse , oil on canvas, 46 x 55 cm; 18 1/8 x 21 5/8 in. Executed in 1966. Estimate €500,000 - €700,000. Courtesy Sotheby's. The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by the Fondation Zao Wou-Ki. The work will be included in the forthcoming Catalogue Raisonné currently being prepared by Françoise Marquet and Yann Hendgen. It is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity.  ... [Lire la suite]
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30 mai 2019

Zao Wou-Ki (1921 - 2013), 3.12.67

Lot 20. Zao Wou-Ki (1921 - 2013), 3.12.67, signed, signed in Chinese; signed, dated 3.12.67 and inscribed on the reverse, oil on canvas, 59,5 x 81 cm; 23 7/16 x 31 11/16 in. Executed in 1967. Estimate €750,000 - €1,000,000. Courtesy Sotheby's. The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by the Fondation Zao Wou-Ki. The work will be included in the forthcoming Catalogue Raisonné currently being prepared by Françoise Marquet and Yann Hendgen. It is accompanied by a... [Lire la suite]
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30 mai 2019

Zao Wou-Ki (1921 - 2013), 10.03.92

Lot 17. Zao Wou-Ki (1921 - 2013), 10.03.92, signed and signed in Chinese; signed and dated 10.3.92 on the reverse, oil on canvas, 96,5 x 130 cm; 38 x 51 3/16 in. Executed in 1992. Estimate €1,000,000 - €1,500,000. Courtesy Sotheby's. The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by the Fondation Zao Wou-Ki. The work will be included in the forthcoming Catalogue Raisonné currently being prepared by Françoise Marquet and Yann Hendgen. It is accompanied by a certificate... [Lire la suite]
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30 mai 2019

Zao Wou-Ki (1921 - 2013), Temps Calme

Lot 4. Zao Wou-Ki (1921 - 2013), Temps Calme, signed, signed in Chinese and dated 57; signed and titled on the reverse, oil on canvas, 54 x 65 cm; 21  1/4  x 25  9/16  in. Executed in 1957. Estimate €1,500,000 - €2,000,000. Courtesy Sotheby's. The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by the Fondation Zao Wou-Ki. The work will be included in the forthcoming Catalogue Raisonné currently being prepared by Françoise Marquet and Yann Hendgen. It is... [Lire la suite]
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