28 janvier 2019

"Caravans of Gold, Fragments in Time: Art, Culture, and Exchange across Medieval Saharan Africa" at The Block Museum of Art

EVANSTON, Ill. - An ambitious new exhibition will showcase the splendor and power of the lost kingdoms and commercial centers of Africa, using centuries-old artifacts from sites around the Sahara Desert and artwork from West and North Africa, Europe and the Middle East that reveal the reach of Saharan networks, in a firstof-its-kind show that will open in January. The Block Museum of Art at Northwestern University’s “Caravans of Gold, Fragments in Time: Art, Culture and Exchange Across Medieval Saharan Africa” is the first major... [Lire la suite]

07 juillet 2017

The Ringling Presents Eternal Offerings: Chinese Ritual Bronzes from the Minneapolis Institute of Art

Celestial horse, Han dynasty, 1st-2nd century CE. Bronze, 44 7/8 x 34 1/2 x 14 1/2 in. (113.98 x 87.63 x 36.83 cm). Gift of Ruth and Bruce Dayton, 2002.45. Photo: Minneapolis Institute of Art. © Ringling Museum Sarasota, FL. - Demonstrating a continuing interest and commitment to the study of Asian Art, The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art presentsEternal Offerings, which showcases nearly 100 Chinese bronze objects from the Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia). Mia’s Asian art collection... [Lire la suite]
16 mars 2015

A very rare blue and white kneeling figure of an official, Vietnam, 15th-16th century

Lot 3109. A very rare blue and white kneeling figure of an official, Vietnam, 15th-16th century; 11 in. (28 cm.) high. Estimate $30,000 - $50,000. Price Realized $35,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The well-modeled figure is depicted kneeling on his right knee and is holding in both hands a pear-shaped vase which is supported on his raised left knee and is decorated with ribboned emblems. He is wearing an official hat and his long robes, which are tied at the waist, are decorated with cloud-scroll motifs. ... [Lire la suite]
10 mars 2015

Gisèle Croës, 'From this Life to Eternity' at Asia Week New York 2015

Large wood sculpture of Guanyin, Song Dynasty (960-1279). Wood, traces of polychromy and gilding. Height: 134 cm (52 3/4 in.). Photo Studio Roger Asselberghs - Frédéric Dehaen. Gisèle Croës at Asia Week New York 2015  Small kneeling figure, water container and dropper. Southwest China, Han Dynasty (206 BC - AD 220), circa 1st century BC - 1st century AD. Bronze. Height: 5.5 inches (14 cm). Credit: Photo Studio Roger Asselberghs – Frédéric Dehaen. Gisèle Croës at Asia... [Lire la suite]
27 août 2012

Gisèle Croës Gallery to present outstanding objects at the Biennale des Antiquaires

Bronze kneeling figure, lamp base. BRUSSELS.- In its 32d year of presence in Paris, the Brussels-based Gisèle Croës Gallery will take part in the 2012 edition of the Biennale des Antiquaires with a selection of outstanding objects illustrating the richness and diversity of Chinese culture.  All the objects presented in Paris have been selected as perfect examples, in terms of shape and function, of the various periods or dynasties marking the history of Chinese art.  The central theme in this year's exhibition is... [Lire la suite]