21 avril 2009

A pair of chalcedony, diamond and sapphire ear clips, by Jar

A pair of chalcedony, diamond and sapphire ear clips, by Jar Each designed as a blue chalcedony fan, to the openwork circular-cut sapphire and single-cut diamond border and single-cut diamond trim, extending a smaller single-cut diamond openwork fan, mounted in silver and gold. By JAR. Est. $25,000 - $35,000 Christie's. Jewels: The New York Sale. 22 April 2009. New York, Rockefeller Plaza www.christies.com Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2009
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21 avril 2009

A pair of emerald and diamond ear clips, by Jar

A pair of emerald and diamond ear clips, by Jar Each of designed as a pavé-set diamond and emerald shield, centering upon a circular-cut emerald, to the single-cut diamond and alternating circular-cut emerald border, mounted in 18k gold and silver, with French assay marks and maker's marks, in a JAR pink leather case. Signed JAR, Paris. Est. $20,000 - $30,000 Christie's. Jewels: The New York Sale. 22 April 2009. New York, Rockefeller Plaza www.christies.com Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2009
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21 avril 2009

A pair of diamond and black diamond "hedgehog" ear clips, by Jar

A pair of diamond and black diamond "hedgehog" ear clips, by Jar Each designed as a pavé-set black diamond hedgehog, extending baguette-cut diamond spines, mounted in silver and 18k gold, with French assay marks and maker's marks, in a JAR pink leather case. Signed JAR, Paris. Est. $20,000 - $30,000 Literature: Joel Rosenthal and Pierre Jeannet, JAR, Art Books International, Paris, 2002, plate 115 Christie's. Jewels: The New York Sale. 22 April 2009. New York, Rockefeller Plaza www.christies.com Photo: Christie's... [Lire la suite]
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21 avril 2009

Patrick Farrell and Damon Winter Win Pulitzer Prizes for their Works of Art

Patrick Farrell, The Miami Herald - September 5, 2008 NEW YORK, NY.- The 93rd annual Pulitzer Prizes in Photography awarded on the recommendation of the Pulitzer Prize Board, were announced today by Columbia University. The winners in each category, along with the names of the finalists in the competition, follow: For a distinguished example of breaking news photography in black and white or color, which may consist of a photograph or photographs, a sequence or an album, in print or online or both, was awarded to Patrick... [Lire la suite]
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21 avril 2009

James Abbott McNeill Whistler @ The Frick Collection

James Abbott McNeill Whistler, Harmony in Pink and Grey: Portrait of Lady Meux, 1881–82, oil on canvas, The Frick Collection. Photo: Michael Bodycomb. NEW YORK, NY.- This summer The Frick Collection will present a focus exhibition dedicated to the colorful and often controversial artist James Abbott McNeill Whistler (1834–1903). The Frick’s ensemble of four full-length portraits by Whistler will be displayed in the museum’s Oval Room alongside his evocative seascape, Symphony in Grey and Green: The Ocean (1866). The... [Lire la suite]
21 avril 2009

Rare and Spectacular Master Works Highlight Christie's Post-War & Contemporary Art Sale

NEW YORK, NY.- Christie's Post-War & Contemporary Art Evening Sale on May 13 will offer fresh to market works from some of the most prominent artists of Post-War and Contemporary Art. The 54 lot sale is expected to achieve $71-104 million. Robert Manley, Head of Christie’s New York Post-War & Contemporary Art Evening Sale said: “The May 13 Evening Sale will draw collectors with rare and exceptional masterworks that encompass the full spectrum of Post-War and Contemporary Art. Collectors in this market have become more... [Lire la suite]
21 avril 2009

Berlusconi's Sense of Humor Kicks Back, Paintings by Filippo Panseca on View in Italy

The painting by Filippo Panseca shows Berlusconi with wings approaching a nude Carfagna sitting on the grass in a romantic atmosphere. Photo: EFE SAVONA, ITALY.- Italian artist, Filippo Panseca, has started uproar in Italy with two paintings that represent, one Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, beside Minister of Equal Opportunities Mara Carfagna, and another with the leader’s wife, Veronica Lario, with the wings of an angel. The paintings, made from photographs of the three protagonists and painted bodies, are on view in the... [Lire la suite]
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21 avril 2009

Quote : John Ruskin

When we build, let us think that we build forever. John Ruskin
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