05 janvier 2010

Robinson Designer Goldsmith, "Art Collection", "Vanités".

Skullduggery™. Platinum diamond set skull with 18ct snake and sparrow set with green garnets, topaz, yellow and orange sapphires as well as black diamonds. By Michael Robinson. © Robinson Designer Goldsmith 2009 Robinson Designer Goldsmith is based in Auckland, New Zealand. It is a totally family operated business established in 1986, originally as a diamond importing company, but evolving into one of New Zealand's premier jewellery destinations. Michael Robinson is a new friend on Facebook and I want to share with you the... [Lire la suite]
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05 janvier 2010

Francois Mitterrand à Dien Bien Phu, Vietnam, 1993.

Francois Mitterrand à Dien Bien Phu, Vietnam, 1993. Tirage argentique sur papier kodak. 1 sur 8. 40 x 60 cm. Estimation : 600 / 800 € Damien Leclere - Marseille. "De Toulouse à Kaboul" - Photographies de José Nicolas. Photographies. Vente du Samedi 16 janvier 2010. 5 rue Vincent Courdouan 13006 Marseille. Pour tout renseignement, veuillez contacter la maison de ventes au 04 91 50 00 00.
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05 janvier 2010

'Trees, Rocks, Mist and Mountains' @ the Ukrainian Institute, New York

Li Huayi (b. 1948) Detail of two-fold screen, Rock and Pine; ink on paper with gold ground Following the highly successful exhibition of Li Huayi’s work in London in 2007, which sold out within days of opening, Eskenazi is delighted to present the artist’s recent work in New York.  Trees, Rocks, Mist and Mountains by Li Huayi will be staged at the Ukrainian Institute, 2 East 79th Street, New York, from 25 March to 3 April 2010.  It is the first time that Eskenazi has shown contemporary art in New York, the exhibition... [Lire la suite]
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05 janvier 2010

John DEMPCY, "Solo Show" @ galerie Pierrick Touchefeu

« Mind Matter », techniques mixtes sur bois, 30’’x30’’. 2009 John DEMPCY :Né en 1958. Vit et travaille à Seattle, USA.En se référant à la microbiologie et à la génétique, Dempcy explore formellement les voies innombrables qui se développent dans la nature. Par des modulations subtiles de formes, de couleur et de textures, il s’efforce de révéler les processus de vie qui oscillent entre ordre et chaos Il en résulte un éblouissant travail d’abstraction, d’une remarquable finesse par l’application gouttes à gouttes d’acryliques de... [Lire la suite]
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05 janvier 2010

A selection of Kangxi period Famille Verte porcelains @ Christie's New York

Two famille verte puzzle jugs and covers. Kangxi period The spouts issuing from monster masks, the necks pierced, one with panels of court ladies and potted plants, the other with antiques and auspicious objects, including a rabbit on a table. 10 in. (25.4 cm.) high (4) - Est. $10,000 - $15,000 A large pair of famille verte tea canisters and covers. Kangxi period, one cover 19th century Each of hexagonal form, the sides painted with alternating panels of court ladies, scholar's rocks and antiques among precious... [Lire la suite]
05 janvier 2010

'Sur le dandysme aujourd’hui' @ Centro Galego de Arte Contemporáneo

Yinka Shonibare, "Affectionate Men", 1999. Wax, printed woken, 152 x 61 x 61 cm each "Le dandysme n’est même pas, comme beaucoup de personnes peu réfléchies paraissent le croire, un goût immodéré de la toilette et de l’élégance matérielle. Ces choses ne sont pour le parfait dandy qu’un symbole de la supériorité aristocratique de son esprit." – Charles Baudelaire SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA.- Sur le dandysme aujourd’hui attempts to show how many of the concepts and strategies developed by nineteenth-century... [Lire la suite]
05 janvier 2010

A Skull-and-Bones ballot box. American, 19th century. Photo Christie's Image 2009

A Skull-and-Bones ballot box. American, 19th century. Photo Christie's Image 2009 Together with a small black book listing member names inscribed Edward T. Owen. 1872. on one side and 322. on the other, along with approximately 50 photographs. The skull: approximately 7½ in. high, 17½ in. wide, 10 in. deep. Est. $10,000 - $20,000 Notes: Founded in 1832 at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, Skull and Bones is thought by many to be one of the oldest and most prestigious secret societies in the United States. The... [Lire la suite]
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05 janvier 2010

Xiao Hui Wang, 'The Eros of Flowers' @ Elisabeth de Brabant Art Center, Shanghai

Xiao Hui Wang, Ice Flower series, 2009, C-print, 100 x 150 cm. Courtesy of Elisabeth de Brabant Art Center Shanghai, China - Xiao Hui Wang is a photo artist who works in various mediums, including sculpture, video, and photography. As an author, she is known for her acclaimed autobiography ‘My Visual Diary’. Her works have been exhibited in museums and galleries worldwide and are collected by private and public institutions alike. Xiao Hui Wang’s photographic works are at once intimate, sensorial, and complex. The artist, who... [Lire la suite]