12 octobre 2009

Robert Mapplethorpe (1946-1989), 'Skull and crossbones'.

Robert Mapplethorpe (1946-1989), 'Skull and crossbones'. photo Sotheby's Flush-mounted, the photographer's copyright stamp, signed and dated in ink, and edition number '3/10' and '[MAP] 1163' in ink and pencil on the reverse, framed, 1983. 15¼ by 15¼ in. (38.7 by 38.7 cm.). Est. 8,000—12,000 USD - Sold 3,750 USD Sotheby's. Photographs. 09 Oct 09. ew York www.sothebys.com
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12 octobre 2009

A realgar glass dish, Palace Workshops. Mark and Period of Qianlong

A realgar glass dish, Palace Workshops. Mark and Period of Qianlong. photo Sotheby's of opaque molten orange, yellow ochre and chrysochlorous greenish-gold colour glass swirled together resembling the realgar mineral, the deep rounded sides cut with a short rim around the mouth, the interior pattern with a whirlpool of colours encircling the base, supported on a low straight foot, the recessed base wheel-cut with a four-character mark Qianlong nianzhi enclosed within a double-square, wooden stand. 17.2 cm., 6 3/4... [Lire la suite]
12 octobre 2009

Northern Song dynasty, emperor Shenzong 神宗, Xi Ning yuanbao 煕寧元寳

Northern Song dynasty, emperor Shenzong 神宗, Xi Ning yuanbao 煕寧元寳 1 cash, lishu- bought today 4,75 USD @ wattwat Le règne de Shenzong est marqué par la lutte entre le parti réformiste de Wang Anshi (1021-1086) et de Shen Kuo (1031-1095) et le parti conservateur de Sima Guang (1019-1086) et de Cheng Hao (1032-1085). Dans l'ère Xi Ning, le parti réformiste est aux affaires et Wang Anshi met en place les «nouvelles lois» qui instituent une réforme agraire, la mise en place des greniers d'État, une politique d'avance des... [Lire la suite]
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12 octobre 2009

Northern Song dynasty, emperor Yingzong 英宗, Zhi Ping yuanbao & Zhi Ping tongbao

Northern Song dynasty, emperor Yingzong 英宗, Zhi Ping tongbao 至平通寳 1 cash, kaishu - bought today 5,02 USD @ wattwat Northern Song dynasty, emperor Yingzong 英宗, Zhi Ping tongbao 至平通寳 & Zhi Ping yuanbao 至平元寳 1 cash, kaishu & zhuanshu - lost today 5,52 USD @ wattwat
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12 octobre 2009

Creative Time Partners with Art Basel Miami Beach to Redesign Oceanfront

Ai Weiwei, Bubble, 2008. Meile MIAMI, FL.- This year, the layout of Art Basel Miami Beach will be extensively redesigned, including larger spaces for many galleries, and an innovative floor plan to maximize the visitor experience inside the Miami Beach Convention Center. The Art Positions sector, focused on special projects by young artists and galleries, formerly situated at Collins Park, will now be sited in the center of the Miami Beach Convention Center. Art Galleries, the main section of the show, will again feature the... [Lire la suite]
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12 octobre 2009

Northern Song dynasty, emperor Renzong 仁宗, Zhi He yuanbao 至和元寳

Northern Song dynasty, emperor Renzong 仁宗, Zhi He tongbao 至和通寳 1 cash, kaishu - bought today 4,25 USD @ wattwat Northern Song dynasty, emperor Renzong 仁宗, Zhi He tongbao 至和通寳 1 cash, zhuanshu - bought today 15,02 USD @ wattwat Northern Song dynasty, emperor Renzong 仁宗, Zhi He yuanbao 至和元寳 1 cash, kaishu - bought today 3,25 USD @ wattwat Northern Song dynasty, emperor Renzong 仁宗, Zhi He yuanbao 至和元寳 1 cash, zhuanshu - lost today 5,52 USD @ wattwat Zhi He est le huitième nianhao... [Lire la suite]
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12 octobre 2009

Ai Weiwei @ Haus der Kunst

Ai Weiwei, Soft Ground, 2009. Wool, 3560 x 1060 cm © Ai Weiwei; and Rooted upon, 2009, 100 pieces of tree trunks, 640 x 3500 x 1100 cm © Ai Weiwei; and Fairytale, 2007, 1001 Chinese visitors. Wallpaper from digital photographs © Ai Weiwei. MUNICH.- "How is it possible that such technical refinement and craftsmanship were able to develop and unfold in China under imperial tyranny? For me the Haus der Kunst, which was commissioned by Hitler for exhibitions of German art, provides the contextual and formal framework in which... [Lire la suite]
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12 octobre 2009

Northern Song dynasty, emperor Renzong 仁宗, Ming Dao yuanbao 明道元寳

Northern Song dynasty, emperor Renzong 仁宗, Ming Dao yuanbao 明道元寳 1 cash, kaishu - bought today 14,52 USD @ wattwat Northern Song dynasty, emperor Renzong 仁宗, Ming Dao yuanbao 明道元寳 1 cash, zhuanshu- bought today 15,02 USD @ wattwat Note: Ming Dao est le deuxième nianhao de l'empereur. Pour ses monnaies, l'empereur utilise deux styles, le kaishu (régulier) et le zhuanshu (sigillaire). On ne fond que des monnaies de valeur 1. On fond des monnaies de bronze et des monnaies de fer.
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12 octobre 2009

Un meuble de présentation et un bureau à gradin, Indochine, époque XIXème siècle.

Meuble de présentation en teck à décor incrusté d'ivoire, nacre et pierres dures. Indochine, époque XIXème siècle Il ouvre à trois portes, quatre tiroirs et quatre panneaux coulissants. Riches encadrements sculptés. Bon état. 225x136x45 cm. Estimation : 1 200/1 500 € Bureau à gradin en bois sculpté. Indochine, époque XIXème siècle. ouvrant à deux tiroirs en ceinture, deux portes et des casiers. Riche décor de dragons affrontés, brnachages fleuris et enroulements. Pieds cambrés saillants figurant des rinceaux... [Lire la suite]
12 octobre 2009

Two highly important paintings by Sir Frederic Lord Leighton & John William Godward @ Sotheby's this fall

Beauty in a Marble Room by John William Godward NEW YORK, NY.- This Fall Sotheby’s will unveil two highly important 19th Century European paintings: one on a painting by Sir Frederic Lord Leighton Venus Disrobing for the Bath and the other Beauty in a Marble Room by John William Godward. The Eli Wilner Company, which is based in New York replicated the frames as both artists are noted Victorian painters that favored classical-style frames for their artworks. Frederic Lord Leighton was especially active in frame design much like... [Lire la suite]