22 janvier 2010

Important Modern and Contemporary Prints at Leslie Sacks Fine Art

Robert MOTHERWELL (1915-1991), 'The Black and the Red, Number XXV, 1987'. Acrylic and paper collage on paper, 31 5/8 x 25 inches on Whatman. Signed, blindstamped and dated 87 on lower right MOT254. Photo: Leslie Sacks Fine Art. CHICAGO, IL.- Modern and contemporary prints are an extension of a long and illustrious lineage that goes back to the Renaissance engravings of Albrecht Dürer, and the 17th century prints of Rembrandt, Rubens, van Dyck and Claude Lorraine. The diffusion of printmaking throughout Europe in the 18th... [Lire la suite]
22 janvier 2010

Bonhams Best-Ever Gentleman's Library Sale makes over £1m - World Record Price for Frampton Portrait

Meredith Frampton (British, 1894-1984), 'Dr. Clive Forster-Cooper, F.R.S.', bears inscription on label on reverse, oil on canvas, 86.3 x 106.7cm (34 x 42in). Sold for £79,200. Photo Bonhams Bonhams Gentleman's Library Sale on 20 January realised £1,084,320 making it the most successful in its history. "This impressive total in our first major sale of the year, and above estimate prices for high quality items, shows that the market remains resilient." said Bonhams Head of Collectables, Jon Baddeley.The highlight of the... [Lire la suite]
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22 janvier 2010

Damien Hirst, "End of an Era" @ Gagosian Gallery

Damien Hirst, End of an Era, 2009. Bull's head, gold, gold-plated steel, glass and formaldehyde solution with a Carrara marble plinth, 84 x 67 5/16 x 38 5/16 inches overall (213.4 x 171 x 97.2 cm). Courtesy Gagosian Gallery NEW YORk, NY.- Gagosian Gallery will present "End of an Era", an exhibition of new paintings and sculpture by Damien Hirst. The exhibition takes its title from the central sculpture in the exhibition, a severed bull's head with golden horns and crowned with a solid gold disc. Suspended in... [Lire la suite]
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22 janvier 2010

'Kingdom of Ife: Sculptures from West Africa' @ the British Museum

Obalufon mask. Ife, Nigeria. Early 14th century. © Karin L. Wills/Museum for African Art/National Commission for Museums and Monuments, Nigeria. LONDON.- This spring, two major exhibitions at the British Museum will explore two important artistic traditions which flourished at the same time in different part of the worlds. Kingdom of Ife: Sculptures from West Africa (4th March - 6th June 2010) will tell the story of the legendary city of Ife through some of the most refined and beautiful sculptures ever to be found in Africa,... [Lire la suite]
22 janvier 2010

Hommage à Jacques Martin, le pape de la bande dessinée historique franco-belge

Tome 1 © CASTERMAN Ado, Alix était ma bande dessinée préférée. J'étais plus "Alix" que "Tintin". Je lisais en même temps L'Illiade et L'Odyssée. Et puis, Alix et Enak illustrent le couple masculin antique de l'éraste et de l'éromène Tome 2 © CASTERMAN Tome 3 © CASTERMAN Tome 4 © CASTERMAN Tome 5 © CASTERMAN Tome 6 © CASTERMAN Tome 7 © CASTERMAN Tome 8 © CASTERMAN Extrait du Tome 9: "Le Dieu Sauvage" © CASTERMAN ... [Lire la suite]
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