30 juillet 2009

Minneapolis Institute of Arts: Vietnamese Antique Slit Disc Eearrings

Vietnam. Pair of Slit Disc Eearrings, c. 4th-1st century B.C. Jade. a: Diam. 1-13/16 x W. 3/16 in. ; b: Diam. 1-3/4 x W. 3/16 in. Gift of Kathryn Glessing. ©The Minneapolis Institute of Arts Vietnam. Pair of Slit Disc Eearrings, c. 4th-1st century B.C. Serpentine. a: Diam. 3/4 x 3/4 x 1/8 in. ; b: Diam. 11/16 x 11/16 x 3/16 in. Gift of Kathryn Glessing. ©The Minneapolis Institute of Arts Vietnam. Pair of Slit Disc Eearrings, c. 4th-1st century B.C. Serpentine. 15/16 x 15/16 x 1/8 in.(2.4 x 2.4 x à.3 cm) . Gift of... [Lire la suite]
30 juillet 2009

Portfolio : Nancy Lan, "Fashion & Confusion"

"To survive and stand out amongst the excessive bombarding advertising images, my photographic approach aims to create a fashion shot that is a perplexing and disorientating illusion, to evoke a confusing reaction. Exploring tropes to highlight body and space distortions using the exact same fabric for the outfit and the background, and manifested through odd pose and insertion of extra and unnatural body parts, I challenge the viewer to interrogate my work, and question how alien the models could appear in today’s fashion... [Lire la suite]
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30 juillet 2009

Dan Winters: Periodical Photographs @ Fahey/Klein Gallery

Dan Winters, Broken Butterfly, 2006 Dan Winters, Helen Mirren, Los Angeles, January 11, 2007  Dan Winters, Johnny Depp, New York, April 7, 1998 Dan Winters, Laura Dern, Hollywood, July 21, 1999 Dan Winters, Leonardo DiCaprio, Los Angeles, November 2, 2002 Jul 30 - Sep 5, 2009. Fahey/Klein Gallery. 148 North La Brea Avenue, Los Angeles, California 90036 USA - www.faheykleingallery.com Dan Winters: His subjects, he says, have compared sitting for him to ''going to the dentist. But in a good... [Lire la suite]
30 juillet 2009

Shopping de diamants @ Kohn - Cannes

Ewceptionnel collier diamants. Ancien travail français Un collier rivière en platine serti de 62 diamants de taille ancienne disposés en chute, pesant ensemble environ 65 carats, dont un diamant principal pesant environ 9,15 carats. Belle qualité, bon état. P.B. : 52,3 g environ. Estimation : 300 000 / 400 000 € Important collier torsade en diamants. Travail de haute joaillerie française. Vers 1960 Un important collier en platine et or gris composé de deux lignes de diamants brillantés et d'une ligne de diamants... [Lire la suite]
30 juillet 2009

Masterpiece du Minneapolis Institute of Arts: Cham 10th century. Deified King, late 10th century

Cham 10th century. Deified King, late 10th century. Sandstone, 41 x 20 3/4 x 19 1/8 in. (104.14 x 52.71 x 48.58 cm) Minneapolis Institute of Arts. The Ethel Morrison Van Derlip Trust Fund, 2003.59 ©The Minneapolis Institute of Arts. Photographe : Photography ©The Minneapolis Institute of Arts Dating to the tenth century, this crisply carved, sandstone image of a deified king relates stylistically to sculpture found at ancient temple complexes like those at My Son and Dong Duong south of Da Nang, in Vietnam's central highlands.... [Lire la suite]
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30 juillet 2009

Trois sculptures de Mazel & Jalix en vente à Nice

Mazel et Jalix. Etude aux duos de grandes pommes n°2. Bronze original à la cire perdue (patine à chaud). Numéroté N°6/8. Hauteur : 57 cm. Largeur : 83 cm. Profondeur : 40 cm. Estimation : 12 000 / 15 000 € Mazel et Jalix. Etude à la double cerise n°2 Bronze à patine polychrome. Bronze original à la cire perdue (patine à chaud). Numéroté EA I/IV. Hauteur : 65 cm. Largeur : 30 cm. Profondeur : 15 cm. Estimation : 3 500 / 4 000 € Mazel et Jalix. Etude à la petite pomme n°1. Bronze original à la cire perdue... [Lire la suite]
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30 juillet 2009

Shopping of vintage Gucci jewelry

Incredibly Chic 18k Gold and Enamel Gucci Watch, Italy, ca. 1960s © 1stdibs.com, Inc. 2009 A chic 18k gold and blue enamel watch by Gucci. A flexible gold watch band and a buckle closure make the design of this watch simply bellissima! With very substantial gold weight. Signed Gucci, Italy. Price $7,500 Primavera Gallery NY. 210 11th Ave at 25th Street. Suite 800, New York NY, 10001 - E-Mail: contact@primaveragallery.com Gold and Rosewood Watch by Gucci, France, c1970 © 1stdibs.com, Inc. 2009 ... [Lire la suite]
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30 juillet 2009

O Zhang, "Offsite" @ Vancouver Art Gallery

O Zhang, Horizon (Sky) [detail], 2009, digital chromogenic print. Courtesy of the artist The Vancouver Art Gallery will launch its new outdoor exhibition space, Offsite, with a site-specific installation by Chinese artist O Zhang from July 20 to November 29, 2009. Offering a rotating program of innovative public art projects by local and international contemporary artists, the new exhibition space in the downtown core will allow artists to explore and respond to Vancouver’s unique urban environment. Located at the base of the... [Lire la suite]
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30 juillet 2009

Souren Melikian, "The Chinese Gems I Would Have"

A stunning Shang Dynasty tripod, designed as a ritual food vessel, went for $86,500, well above the $30-50,000 estimate in March. Courtesy Christie's "... For those who want to collect masterpieces on a truly large scale, Chinese art is the most rewarding, not to say the only hunting ground. It may sound like a paradox, given the exponential rise in the number of collectors, both in mainland China and in the overseas communities. So far, however, the impact of their presence in the Western markets has chiefly made... [Lire la suite]