10 janvier 2010

Russell Young: Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Sid Vicious & Marilyn

Russell Young, Elvis Presley, 2007 Serigraph / Screenprint, Acrylic and Enamel Screenprint on canvas - 62 x 48 in. - Estimate: from $20,000 to $25,000Notes: Stretched canvas of the mugshot picture of Elvis from Washington, DC in 1970. Artist Statement on this series: "Pig Portraits is about the glamour in the dark side of crime, fame, sex, drugs and rock and roll. After spending fifteen years as a celebrity photographer and music video director, I was able to see how, and at what points that world and the underworld rub up... [Lire la suite]
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10 janvier 2010

Davide Coltro, 'Systems' @ Mark Wolfe Contemporary opening March 25, 2010

Davide Coltro (Italian, b. 1967) Systems, 2007. Electronic frame with images via wireless transmission, 70 x 90 cm (27.5 x 35.5 inches). courtesy Mark Wolfe Contemporary Art Davide Coltro's Systems are composed of a motherboard, wireless modem, industrial-grade LCD screen, and an aluminum frame. Over the course of the next two months, Coltro will travel across the United States creating new images for his Systems, transmitting them to the screens in the gallery as he goes. Each System consists of a motherboard, wireless... [Lire la suite]
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10 janvier 2010

A Chinese porcelain blue and white baluster vase. Kangxi 1662-1722.

A Chinese porcelain blue and white baluster vase. Kangxi 1662-1722. with flaring ribbed neck, painted with palace scenes of the Emperor and lady musicians in front of a canopied screen, all amongst clouds and rockwork with fencing, the reverse with three different trees all beneath a ribbed neck with bands of keyfret scrolls and studs. The underside with a six-character mark of Chenghua within a double ring. 18 1/4 inches, 46.4 cm high. Provenance: Formerly in a Dutch private collection. Note: Two similar vases in... [Lire la suite]
10 janvier 2010

A Chinese porcelain blue and white bottle vase, four character mark of Chenghua. Kangxi 1662-1722.

A Chinese porcelain blue and white bottle vase, four character mark of Chenghua. Kangxi 1662-1722. with slender cylindrical neck and gently flaring rim, painted with the moon goddess Chang Er and nine of her attendants, some with scroll, wrapped qin, peach, white hare, osmanthus sprig and fan respectively, all in a continuous scene with screen, wuti and cloud scrolls beneath the lotus topped roof and the moon. 13 3/4 inches, 34.9cm high. Price on application. Provenance: Formerly in the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Robert B.... [Lire la suite]
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10 janvier 2010

Kiichi Asano, two silver prints, 1953.

Kiichi Asano, Untitled, 1953 Silver Print. Image size: 12.5 x 17.5 in. (31.8 x 44.5 cm) Paper Size: 16 x 20 in. (40.6 x 50.8 cm) Signed, titled, dated and editioned with artist and estate stamps in Japanese ink on verso - Estimate: from $2,500 to $3,500 Kiichi Asano, A rainy Commencement Ceremony day, January 1953’ (ladies in kimonos with parasols), 1953 Silver Print, 16 x 20 in. (40.6 x 50.8 cm)  Signed, titled, dated and editioned with artist and estate stamps in Japanese ink on verso - Estimate: from $2,500... [Lire la suite]
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10 janvier 2010

Tetsuya Noguchi, Chanel Samurai Armor

"In a salute to luxury brand Chanel, artist Tetsuya Noguchi has created some concept samurai armor suits designed to appeal to the fashion-conscious warrior. Made from resin, cashew lacquer, cloth and glass, the exquisitely crafted protective suits sport the iconic double-C logo, allowing the wearer to flaunt his superior social status while crushing the enemy on the battlefield". (pinktentacle)
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10 janvier 2010

Salvador Dalí, Rhinocéros Cosmique & Rhinocéros à la dentellière @ Massol

Salvador Dalí, Rhinocéros Cosmique Epreuve en Bronze à paitne verte. Multiple signé et numéroté 44/99 Haut. : 97 cm - Estimation : 15 000 - 20 000 € Salvador Dalí, Rhinocéros à la dentellière Epreuve en bronze à patine verte, multiple signée et numérotée 200/350 Haut. : 27 cm - Estimation : 4 000 - 5 000 € Salvador Dalí, Rhinocéros Cosmique Epreuve en bronze à patine verte, multiple signée et numérotée 224/350 Haut. : 35 cm - Estimation : 2 000 - 2 500 € Salvador Dalí,... [Lire la suite]
10 janvier 2010

"Cornucopia: Ceramics from Southern Japan" @the Smithsonian's Freer Gallery of Art

'Dish, Arita ware', Kutani style, Edo period, Japan, 1645-1650. Porcelain with cobalt pigment under colorless, glaze, enamels over glaze, 11.5 x 45.7 x 45.7 cm. Photo: Freer Gallery of Art. WASHINGTON, DC.- The exhibition "Cornucopia: Ceramics from Southern Japan" includes more than 100 porcelain and stoneware vessels that vividly represent an era of highly diverse and accomplished ceramic production in southern Japan. A wide array of ceramic forms, including tea caddies, tea bowls, vases, rice bowls and incense... [Lire la suite]