15 mai 2009

Choi Xooang, "L'émotion humaine dévoilée" @ Galerie Albert Benamou

La galerie Albert Benamou présente pour la première fois en France du 3 au 27 juin 2009 Choi Xooang un jeune artiste coréen dont le travail s’exprime par la sculpture. Avec ses résines peintes il nous offre le spectacle saisissant d’êtres humains nus et chauves traités sur un mode figuratif, hyper réaliste, même. À travers cette galerie de personnages presque mutants il parvient avec peu de narration à exprimer et à reconstituer avec une force inouïe les émotions humaines les plus intenses comme la peur ou la tristesse, le désir,... [Lire la suite]
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15 mai 2009

New acquisition of Lichtenstein Museum : Kendi pouring vessel, Wan Li period (1573–1620), Mounts England, c. 1600

China, Wan Li period (1573–1620), Mounts England, c. 1600. Kendi pouring vessel adapted as a ewer with English silver mounts Porcelain, underglaze cobalt blue painting silver, gilt , England; height 25 cm ; Inv.-No. PO2531 Provenance: acquired in 2007 from an english art dealer by Prince Hans Adam II von und zu Liechtenstein This ewer belongs to a group of porcelain objects that were made during the reign of Emperor Wan Li and exported to Europe. The term kendi derives from Sanskrit and denotes drinking vessels with... [Lire la suite]
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15 mai 2009

'Structure and Ornament' @ The Lichtenstein Museum

Gerard Ter Borch (1617–1681), Portrait of the Painter Jan van Goyen, 1652, Oil on wood panel, 19,4 x 15.7 cm. Inscribed at bottom right: CB. © Sammlungen des Fürsten von und zu Liechtenstein, Vaduz–Wien. VIENNA.-From 15 May 2009 to 12 January 2010 the LIECHTENSTEIN MUSEUM will be staging the exhibition STRUCTURE AND ORNAMENT which presents a cross-section of the history and typology of the frame from the late medieval period to the 19th century. It will also showcase the various different techniques involved, from construction... [Lire la suite]
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15 mai 2009

A blue and white bowl, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period

A blue and white bowl, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period The gently rounded sides painted with four scenes of couples and groups of figures in gardens and pavilions, the interior with a circular medallion enclosing a group of boys at play. 20.4cm (8in) diam. Sold for £2,880 Provenance: the Jarras Collection, EnglandBonhams. Fine Chinese Art, 14 May 2009. New Bond Street www.bonhams.com
15 mai 2009

A large blue and white 'lotus' bowl, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period

A large blue and white 'lotus' bowl, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period Finely painted around the exterior with meandering lotus scrolls, above a band of overlapping upright leaves at the foot, the interior painted with a single lotus scroll medallion, carved wood stand. 41.4cm (16¼in) diam. (2). Sold for £15,600 Provenance: the estate of an English collector Bonhams. Fine Chinese Art, 14 May 2009. New Bond Street www.bonhams.com
15 mai 2009

'Chaotic Harmony: Contemporary Korean Photography' @ the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Hyo Jin In, Violet #02, from the series High School Lovers (2007), 2007. Chromogenic photograph face mounted on aluminum. Courtesy of the artist and Sarah Lee Artworks & Projects. HOUSTON, TX.- This October, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston will present Chaotic Harmony: Contemporary Korean Photography, the most comprehensive exhibition of contemporary Korean photography to ever be shown in the United States. Organized by Anne Wilkes Tucker, The Gus and Lyndall Wortham Curator of Photography at the MFAH, and Karen... [Lire la suite]
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15 mai 2009

Quoet : Pablo Picasso

Art that is not in the present will never be. Pablo Picasso
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15 mai 2009

A rectangular-cut emerald and diamond ring

A rectangular-cut emerald and diamond ring The rectangular-cut emerald weighing 15.57 carats with triangular-shaped diamond shoulders, mounted in 18k gold and platinum, ring size 6¼. Estimate CHF310,000 - CHF430,000 ($280,635 - $389,269 - Price Realized CHF327,000 ($296,025)Accompanied by report no. 52629 dated 09 October 2008 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute stating that the emerald is of Colombian origin, with no indications of clarity modification Notes: For many years it has been recognised as an acceptable... [Lire la suite]
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15 mai 2009

An incised green and yellow bowl, Jiajing six-character mark and of the period

An incised green and yellow bowl, Jiajing six-character mark and of the period Finely incised around the exterior with four figures amidst pine trees and rocky outcrops, the interior with a central medallion enclosing five lingzhi fungus, all against a rich yellow ground. 16.5cm (6½in) diam. Sold for £20,400 Provenance: Stephen D. Winkworth, sold at Sotheby's London, 25-28 April 1933, lot 380.R.H.R.Palmer, collection label no.277. Palmer Inventory no.277, where it is stated that the bowl was purchased in April 1933 for... [Lire la suite]