10 février 2010

"Le Mouvement. Du cinéma à l’art cinétique" @ Musée Tinguely

Retroreliefs" (1935) by French artist Marcel Duchamp (1887-1968) are on display at the exhibition "Le Mouvement. From Cinema to Kinetics" in the Museum Tinguely. AP Photo/Keystone/Georgios Kefalas BASEL.- The legendary "Le Mouvement" exhibition was held in the Galerie Denise René in Paris from 6 to 30 April 1955. The common element in the works on show was movement as means of expression, and the leaflet produced for the exhibition, Le manifeste jaune, postulated "Colour – Light – Motion –... [Lire la suite]
10 février 2010

Le Guggenheim de Venise garde la propriété d’une œuvre de Malevitch après un accord avec ses héritiers

Kazimir  Malevich, Untitled, ca. 1916. Oil on canvas, 53 x 53 cm. Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice. Acquisition confirmed in 2009 by agreement with the Heirs of Kazimir Malevich. 76.2553 PG 42 NEW YORK [10.02.10] – Richard Armstrong, directeur de la fondation et du musée Solomon R. Guggenheim et les héritiers du grand artiste russe, Kazimir Malevitch (1878-1935) ont annoncé, lundi 8 février 2010, la conclusion d’un accord à l’amiable concernant la propriété d’une œuvre abstraite du peintre. Mettant fin à un... [Lire la suite]
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10 février 2010

TIN D. (?) Couple de minorités ethniques du Vietnam en habits de fête.

TIN D. (?) Couple de minorités ethniques du Vietnam en habits de fête. Paire d'aquarelles. 27 x 19 cm (à vue). Estimation : 180/200€ Etude de Provence. DIMANCHE 14 FéVRIER à 14 H 30. 25, rue Breteuil 13006 Marseille - Tél. : 0496110110 - Fax : 0496110111 - Email : etudedeprovence@interencheres.com
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10 février 2010

Christie’s to Offer An Asian Interior - The Private Collection of The Baroness Dunn

South Kensington – Christie’s is proud to announce the first auction from the calendar of Sunday sales for 2010 – the sale of the Property from the Collection of The Baroness Dunn, to be held at Christie’s South Kensington on Sunday, 14 March 2010. The sale will consist of property from the former Cotswold home of Lydia, Baroness Dunn, comprising approximately 160 lots and with estimates ranging from £200 to £30,000. The Baroness Dunn Lydia, Baroness Dunn has led a distinguished and highly celebrated career in both... [Lire la suite]
10 février 2010

Gilbert & George return to the Art Gallery of NSW 14 February only

Two of the most famous British artists, Gilbert & George, have been invited to return to Australia for the Valentine’s Day close of the Gallery's exhibition 40 years: Kaldor Public Art Projects.Gilbert & George were first brought to Australia by John Kaldor in 1973 to present The Singing Sculpture at the Art Gallery of NSW in Sydney and at the National Gallery of Victoria in Melbourne. They wore tailored suits and painted their hands and faces in bronze metallic paint, singing slowly along to an old musical hall tune of... [Lire la suite]
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10 février 2010

Elsa Peretti for Tiffany, a gold and jade hinged bangle & a cultured pearl pendant

A gold and jade hinged bangle, by Elsa Peretti for Tiffany. © 2002-2009 Bonhams 1793 Ltd., The 18 carat gold hinged bangle decorated to the front with an oval polished jade circlet, signed 'Elsa Peretti' and 'Tiffany&Co.', maker's mark 'T&Co.', inner diameter 5.4cm., maker's fitted case and box. Estimate: £2,000 - 2,500 A cultured pearl pendant, Elsa Peretti for Tiffany & Co. © 2002-2009 Bonhams 1793 Ltd. The bouton cultured pearl within a polished openwork cage, to a black cord tassel and from a similar... [Lire la suite]
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10 février 2010

Contemporary Auctions at Sotheby's and Christie's Aim to Cement Art Recovery

A self-portrait (detail) of a badly bruised Lucian Freud will go under the hammer and is expected to fetch 3-4 million pounds ($4.9-6.5 million dollars). REUTERS/Sotheby's LONDON (REUTERS).- Confidence has surged back into the art market faster than predicted, and although contemporary values were hit hard by the credit crunch, auctioneers are confident that this week's sales will cement the recovery. A week after a new world auction record of $104.3 million was set for a Giacometti statue, rival powerhouses Christie's and... [Lire la suite]
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10 février 2010

A mid-19th century lava cameo bracelet, circa 1870

A mid-19th century lava cameo bracelet, circa 1870 © 2002-2009 Bonhams 1793 Ltd., The six cameos, produced in different coloured lava, carved to depict portraits of Renaissance artists, to include Raphael, Giotto di Bondone, Antonio Correggio and Salvator Rosa, their names in Italian engraved on the back of each cameo, one metal connecting link deficient, length 16.5cm., cased. Estimate: £500 - 700 Bonhams. Jewellery, 10 Feb 2010. Knightsbridge www.bonhams.com
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10 février 2010

Bonhams to Sell Roman Bust that Links Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton

The filming of the 'Taming of the Shrew in Rome' in 1967 brought all these creative people together in a project that was critically acclaimed. LONDON.- A lovely Roman marble bust that film director, Franco Zeffirrelli gave as a wedding gift to friends who worked with him on the filming of 'The Taming of the Shrew' will be sold at Bonhams next Antiquities Sale in London on April 28th. Dating from the second century AD the Roman herm head traditionally used on the top of a pillar, is estimated to sell for £7,000 to £9,000. A... [Lire la suite]