31 août 2010

Song ceramics @ Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art. 16 - 17 September 2010. New York, Rockefeller Plaza

A very rare Geyao octagonal archaistic hu-form vase. Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 13th century. Photo: Christie´s Images Ltd 2010 Made in imitation of a Shang dynasty bronze and of octagonal form raised on a tall foot of conforming shape, the tapered neck flanked by a pair of lug handles, covered all over and on the base in a pale creamy glaze suffused with a network of black crackle ('iron wire') interspersed with golden-brown crackle ('golden threads'), stopping above the foot to expose the dark grey ware burnt pale... [Lire la suite]
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31 août 2010

Andrew Bush, Vector Portraits @ Le Bleu du ciel, Lyon 4e

Andrew Bush, Man traveling southbound at 67 mph on U.S. Route 101 near Montecito, California, at 6:31 p.m. on or around the 28th of a summer month on a Sunday in 1994, 1994. Photographie. Courtesy Galerie Yossi Misso à New-York, © Andrew Bush .La ville de Los Angeles est connue pour ses kilomètres d'autoroutes, ses rues immenses et son trafic légendaire. En raison du temps passé dans les voitures, un espace ambigu se créait, ni public ni privé. Andrew Bush décrit cet espace de conduite flou comme «la fusion de la manoeuvre, de... [Lire la suite]
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31 août 2010

Asian Works of Art @ Doyle New York

Imperial Chinese Zitan Side Table, 18th Century. The three-sectioned rectangular-form top set within a wide frame and carved along the outer edge with dragons amid swirling clouds, above a narrow plain waist and a band of bats flying amid stylized clouds, bordered below by lotus petal lappets, the straight sided apron with a central ruyi-shaped scroll densely carved with two opposing dragons chasing a flaming pearl and further dragons amid clouds extending down the exterior sides of the four square sectioned legs all terminating... [Lire la suite]
31 août 2010

Hommage à Alain Corneau

Hommage à Alain Corneau R.I.P.
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