27 février 2009

A Large 'Longquan' Celadon Barbed Dish, Yuan / Ming Dynasty, 14th / 15th Century

A Large 'Longquan' Celadon Barbed Dish, Yuan / Ming Dynasty, 14th / 15th Century of shallow form and thickly potted fluted sides corresponding to the everted rim molded with bracket lobes, all radiating from a plain circular well on the interior, thickly applied overall in a deep olive-green glaze pooling to a darker color in the recesses, an unglazed ring on the base burnt orange in the firing. diameter 18 1/2 in., 47 cm. Estimate 30,000—40,000 USD PROVENANCE: Spink & Son, Ltd, London (until 1986).Thereafter with the... [Lire la suite]
27 février 2009

"Picasso: Challenging the Past" @ The National Gallery

Pablo Picasso, Las Meninas after Velasquez, 1957. Museu Picasso de Barcelona. © Museu Picasso de Barcelona / Succession Picasso / DACS 2009 LONDON.- The National Gallery’s first exhibition dedicated to Pablo Picasso reveals how the greatest artist of the 20th century pitted himself against the great European painting tradition. Seizing on the signature themes, techniques and artistic concerns of painters such as Velázquez, Rembrandt and Cézanne, Picasso transformed the art of the past into ‘something else entirely’, creating... [Lire la suite]
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27 février 2009

Jean Mayodon (1893-1967), vase en céramique or et noir à décor d’une antilope sur fond orange, vers 1930

Jean Mayodon (1893-1967), vase en céramique or et noir à décor d’une antilope sur fond orange, vers 1930, h. 56 cm. Estimation : 10 000/15 000 €. Louviers, dimanche 1er mars. Jean Emmanuel Prunier SVV
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27 février 2009

"Looking Into Andy Warhol’s Photographic Practice" @ The USC Fisher Museum of Art

Andy Warhol, Chuck Nixon. Polacolor type 108/black and white gelatin silver print. USC Fisher Museum of Art. Gift of the Andy Warhol Foundation of the Visual Arts, Inc., The Andy Warhol Photographic Legacy Program LOS ANGELES, CA.- The USC Fisher Museum of Art presents a selection of the museum's most recent acquisition of 100 original Polaroid photographs and 50 original black and white gelatin silver prints dating from 1972 to 1985 granted through the Andy Warhol Photographic Legacy Program. These photographs were given to... [Lire la suite]
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27 février 2009

Potiche couverte de forme balustre en porcelaine à décor polychrome dans le style Kakiemon, Meissen, vers 1730-1735

Vers 1730-1735, Meissen, potiche couverte de forme balustre en porcelaine à décor polychrome dans le style Kakiemon, marquée au revers des initiales «AR» (Augustus Rex), monture en bronze doré et patiné, h. 53,5 cm. Estimation : 15 000/25 000 €. Le Havre, dimanche 1er mars. Le Havre Enchères SVV. M. L’Herrou
27 février 2009

Sotheby's Announces 2008 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Results

NEW YORK.- Sotheby’s today announced results for the fourth quarter and twelve months ended December 31, 2008. For the quarter ended December 31, 2008, the Company reported operating revenues of $166.2 million, a $179.6 million, or 52%, decrease from the fourth quarter of 2007. This deterioration is primarily due to a 46% decline in net auction sales from $1.9 billion to $1.0 billion, significant auction guarantee losses and inventory writedowns, all attributable to a downturn in the international art market that began in September... [Lire la suite]
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