22 septembre 2010

Bui Huu Hung: "Recollection" @ Apricot Gallery, London

Bui Huu Hung, Emperor, Lacquer on canvas, h: 135 x w: 127 cm / h: 53.1 x w: 50 in. photo courtesy Apricot Gallery Bui Huu Hung, Royal Empress II. Lacquer on canvas, h: 135 x w: 127 cm / h: 53.1 x w: 50 in. photo courtesy Apricot Gallery.  Recollection opens on Thursday 30th September 2010 and will introduce new works by the Vietnamese contemporary artist Bui Huu Hung. His works are striking traditional Vietnamese lacquer paintings with a contemporary twist, centred on a common theme - recollection and memory. Hung’s... [Lire la suite]
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22 septembre 2010

Kimiko Yoshida, "Là où je ne suis pas" @ MEP

Kimiko Yoshida, Peinture (Torero de Picasso), autoportrait, 2007-2009. Photographie couleur; Courtesy Mep © Kimiko Yoshida Du 8 septembre au 31 octobre 2010, la Maison européenne de la photographie présente une rétrospective des autoportraits de Kimiko Yoshida, des premières Mariées (série débutée en 2000) aux derniers travaux, inédits en France, intitulés Peintures.La série des «Mariées célibataires» trouve son point de départ dans l'enfance de Kimiko Yoshida au Japon. Elle reflète la hantise de la petite fille qui découvre le... [Lire la suite]
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22 septembre 2010

Diaporama culturel du jour

VILLENEUVE d´ASCQ.- French Culture minister Frederic Mitterrand visits Lille's new modern art museum in the French northern city of Villeneuve d'Ascq (a Lille suburb), northern France, during its reopening ceremony, on 21 September 2010. The museum will reopen its doors to the public on September 25. EPA/SYLVAIN LEFEVRE. DRESDEN.- The smallest Bible from the exhibition is presented on the thumb nail of an employee at the House of the Bible in Dresden, Germany, 21 September 2010. The miniature book contains the Lords Prayer... [Lire la suite]
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21 septembre 2010

Exhibition of Twelve Outstanding Chinese Works of Art @ Eskenazi Limited

Falangcai Porcelain Pear-shaped vase, Qing dynasty, Yongzheng reign mark and of the period, 1723-1735; Height 30cm. photo courtesy Eskenazi Limited Eskenazi Limited, one of the world’s most respected dealers in Chinese art, is celebrating its golden jubilee with an exhibition of twelve exceptional pieces which have been acquired over the past ten years and set aside especially for this event.  Fiftieth Anniversary Exhibition:  Twelve Chinese Masterworks will be held at 10 Clifford Street, London W1, from Thursday 4 to... [Lire la suite]
21 septembre 2010

Bettina Rheims @ Edwynn Houk Gallery New York

Bettina Rheims, Natasa Vojnovic, étude, Paris, juillet 2005. photo courtesy Edwynn Houk Gallery Bettina Rheims, 26 décembre, Paris, février 1991. photo courtesy Edwynn Houk Gallery Bettina Rheims, 5 mai I, Paris, novembre 1991. photo courtesy Edwynn Houk Gallery Bettina Rheims, 1er octobre III, Paris, octobre 1991. photo courtesy Edwynn Houk Gallery Bettina Rheims, Breakfast with Monica Bellucci, Paris, novembre 1995. photo courtesy Edwynn Houk Gallery Bettina Rheims, 5 mai II, Paris,... [Lire la suite]
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21 septembre 2010

"Au temps du Néoclassicisme" @ Galerie Alexis Bordes

Vincenzo Camuccini, Tarquin et le roi Servio TULLIO sur les marches de la place du capitole. Pierre noire et lavis sur papier, h: 49 x w: 70.6 cm / h: 19.3 x w: 27.8 in. photo courtesy Galerie Alexis Bordes La proximité de l’Hôtel des Ventes Drouot fait de la galerie Alexis Bordes un lieu de rendez-vous idéal pour les amateurs, collectionneurs et conservateurs de musées qui viennent y découvrir un éclectisme et une qualité d’oeuvres choisies. A l’occasion la Biennale des Antiquaires au Grand Palais, où elle exposera à... [Lire la suite]
21 septembre 2010

Diaporama culturel du jour

MADRID.- Peruvian photographer Mario Testino poses for the photographers in front of one of the pictures which form part of his first exhibition in Spain, in Madrid, Spain, 20 September 2010. The Thyssen Bornemisza Museum will be the venue for the exhibition, entitled Todo O Nada. EPA/PACO CAMPOSPeruvian photographer Mario Testino poses for the photographers in front of one of the pictures which form part of his first exhibition in Spain, in Madrid, Spain, 20 September 2010. The Thyssen Bornemisza Museum will be the venue for the... [Lire la suite]
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20 septembre 2010

A molded and enamelled porcelain figural snuff bottle, 1796-1820.

A molded and enamelled porcelain figural snuff bottle, 1796-1820. photo courtesy Sotheby's molded and decorated in famille-rose enamels as Liu Hai stepping forward with one leg raised and wearing an iron-red gilt-decorated robe over turquoise enamelled trousers, strings of cash in his hands, and with his three-legged toad perched on his shoulder; height 2 1/2 in., 6.4 cm. Estimate 8,000—12,000 USD. Lot Sold 10,000 USD PROVENANCE: Nelly Davies. NOTE: Lui Hai appears to have been a popular subject for... [Lire la suite]
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20 septembre 2010

An enamelled porcelain reclining lady snuff bottle, 1795-1820. Attributed to Jingdezhen.

An enamelled porcelain reclining lady snuff bottle, 1795-1820. Attributed to Jingdezhen. photo courtesy Sotheby's painted in famille-rose enamels, the bottle molded in the form of a reclining lady, her head resting on her right hand, while her left arm extends to reach her upraised left leg, both wrists with gilt bangles, her pale face gazing upward, her hair pulled high into a chignon and accessorized with two flowers, dressed in a yellow-ground robe decorated with floral medallions, over loose white pants cascading... [Lire la suite]
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20 septembre 2010

“Titian and the Golden Age of Venetian Painting: Masterpieces from the National Galleries of Scotland” @ The High Museum of Art

Titian (Tiziano Vecellio), Diana and Actaeon, 1556-1559. Oil on canvas: 72 5/8 x 79 1/2 in (184.5 x 202.2 cm). Bought jointly by the National Galleries of Scotland and the National Gallery, London. ATLANTA, GA.- The High Museum of Art, in collaboration with the National Galleries of Scotland (NGS), will present an exhibition of 25 masterpieces of the Venetian Renaissance—12 paintings and 13 drawings—that will include two of the greatest paintings of the Italian Renaissance, Titian’s “Diana and Actaeon” and “Diana and Callisto”... [Lire la suite]
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