31 mai 2009

'Robert Rauschenberg: Gluts' @ the Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice

Robert Rauschenberg poses outside of the Guggenheim in Bilbao. Photo: EFE/Luis Tejido VENICE.- A year after the death of Robert Rauschenberg, May 12, 2008, the Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice, celebrates the memory of this great artist with the exhibition Robert Rauschenberg: Gluts. Comprised of approximately forty works, this exhibition, on view May 30 through September 20, 2009, presents a little known body of Rauschenberg’s work in metal drawn from the holdings of the Rauschenberg Estate, with additional loans from... [Lire la suite]
31 mai 2009

A celadon jade 'lingzhi' jar. Qing dynasty, Qianlong period

A celadon jade 'lingzhi' jar. Qing dynasty, Qianlong period of flattened globular form, finely carved in low relief to one side with a pair of bats in flight and to the other in high relief with a long curling lingzhi branch, the stone of pale celadon tone, wood stand. 10cm., 4in. Est. 4,000—6,000 GBP. Lot Sold 5,000 GBP Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. 13 May 09. London www.sothebys.com
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31 mai 2009

"Frank Goldbronn, Assan Smati, Bestiaire et Eaux-fortes" @ Stimultania, Strasbourg

Franck Goldbronn, Crabe, 2006. Tirage numérique contre-collé sur alluminium, 65x80 cm. © Frank Goldbronn L’exposition comporte deux expositions personnelles de Franck Goldbronn et Assan Smati dont les oeuvres nous emmènent au creux des fougères des rives du fleuve Orénoque. En passant entre les photographies et les eaux-fortes, le voyageur surprend des espèces inconnues aux possibles mutations. D’étranges spécimens sont sortis des réserves du Musée Zoologique de Strasbourg et complètent notre cabinet de curiosités.À... [Lire la suite]
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31 mai 2009

A carved jade 'Buddha's hand' finger citron. Qing dynasty, 18th century

A carved jade 'Buddha's hand' finger citron. Qing dynasty, 18th century naturalistically carved and hollowed, the 'fingers' reaching up from a curled stem to the base, to the side of the fruit clamber two small monkeys, the stone of pale celadon tone. 11cm., 4 3/8 in. Est. 5,000—7,000 GBP. Lot Sold 12,500 GBP Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. 13 May 09. London www.sothebys.com
31 mai 2009

“Nocturne Rive Droite” à Paris le 3 juin 2009

Jean Dufy, « Trio de clowns musiciens ». Huile sur toile, 60 x 73 cm. Signée et datée « Jean Dufy 29 » en bas à droite. Peint en 1929. Galerie Jacques Bailly PARIS.- Around seventy-five of the most prestigious galleries of the Elysées – Faubourg Saint Honoré area will open for an exceptional evening: the “Nocturne Rive Droite”, held for the fifteenth consecutive year. Numerous collectors and art lovers impatiently await this annual event. The most renowned professionals – antiques dealers, galleries and booksellers – will... [Lire la suite]
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31 mai 2009

A large jade carving of a recumbent mythical beast. 17th century

A large jade carving of a recumbent mythical beast. 17th century looking sharply to the left with its face resting placidly on its left leg, its eyes wide open and alert, its mouth half partially open in a snarl, the body in a relaxed pose with is tail curled around its hindquarters, the details finely incised, the stone of a greyish tone and with flecked brown and black areas, wood stand. 27cm., 10 5/8 in. Est. 20,000—30,000 GBP. Lot Sold 30,000 GBP PROVENANCE: Christie's London, 13th February 1978, lot 110. ... [Lire la suite]
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31 mai 2009

Danh Vo, "Les fleurs d’intérieur" @ Kadist Art Foundation, Paris

Danh Vo, She was more like a beauty queen from a movie scene, 2009. Techniques mixtes. 96,5 x 54,5 cm. Courtesy Galerie Chantal Crousel, © Danh Vo Kadist Art Foundation présente la première exposition personnelle de Danh Vo en France, intitulée « Les fleurs d’intérieur » qui ouvrira le samedi 30 mai 2009.En tant que structure, Kadist s’attache à lier ses différentes activités - la collection et le programme d’exposition, et l’accompagnement des projets des résidents - de manière à favoriser une collaboration avec les artistes... [Lire la suite]
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31 mai 2009

A black and white jade ram group. Qing dynasty, 18th century

A black and white jade ram group. Qing dynasty, 18th century finely and cleverly carved using the contrasting tones of the stone with a large recumbent ram with its two young at its side. 5.4cm., 2 1/8 in. Est. 4,000—6,000 GBP. Lot Sold 17,500 GBP Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. 13 May 09. London www.sothebys.com
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31 mai 2009

"Giacometti" @ Fondation Beyeler, Bâle

View of the sculpture “Three Men Walking”, made by painter and sculptor Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966) at the Fondation Beyeler in Switzerland. The exhibition dedicated to the Swiss artist opens on May 31 and runs through October 11. Photo: EFE/Georgios Kefalas. BASEL.- The great summer exhibition at the Fondation Beyeler promises to be a highlight in the European cultural calendar. It is devoted to the epoch-making sculptor, painter and draftsman Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966), who during his years in Paris advanced to become... [Lire la suite]
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31 mai 2009

Quote : Louise Bourgeois

"Once I was beset by anxiety but I pushed the fear away by studying the sky". Louise Bourgeois
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