18 novembre 2010

"On Becoming An Artist: Isamu Noguchi and his Contemporaries, 1922 - 1960" @ The Noguchi Museum

Isamu Noguchi with model for Josef von Sternberg pool, 1935. LONG ISLAND CITY, NY.- This fall, The Noguchi Museum marks its twenty-fifth anniversary with an important exhibition that explores the relationship between Isamu Noguchi (1904–88) and some forty figures from the worlds of art, architecture, design, and theater. On view from November 17, 2010, through April 24, 2011, On Becoming an Artist: Isamu Noguchi and His Contemporaries, 1922–1960 will integrate artworks and documentary materials to examine Noguchi’s... [Lire la suite]
09 juin 2010

Rare Warhol Portrait of Liz Taylor to Lead Christie's Auction

Andy Warhol, Silver Liz, stamped with the artist's signature and further annotated by Frederick Hughes (on the overlap) synthetic polymer paint, silkscreen inks and spray paint on linen, 39.7/8 x 39.3/8in. (101.5 x 99.7cm.) Executed in 1963. Estimate: £6,000,000 - 8,000,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010 LONDON.- Christie’s announced that they will offer an icon of Pop Art – Silver Liz by Andy Warhol (1928-1987) - at the Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Auction on 30 June 2010. Unseen in public for over 20 years, the... [Lire la suite]
05 juin 2010

Plus de 10 Millions d’euros pour l’art moderne et contemporain @ Artcurial

Alexander Calder, Pour Vilar, circa 1952, Mobile - métal peint, dédicacé et signé du monogramme sur l'élément blanc : "Pour Vilar CA", 60 x 190 cm. Vendu : 2 287 000 €. photo ArtcurialL’Art minimal et conceptuel réalisait une très belle performance de niveau international bien au-delà des résultats attendus, récompensant la confiance des vendeurs. Le Projet minimal totalisait 1 537 000 €, 80 % des lots vendus, 150 % des estimations sous le marteau de Francis Briest. La plus haute enchère allait à l’œuvre de Richard... [Lire la suite]
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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]
16 novembre 2009

Work by Pierre Soulages is Top Lot at Bonhams New York Auction

Pierre Soulages (French, born 1919) Pienture, Juin 14, 1952. photo Bonhams NEW YORK, NY.- Bonhams New York's November 10th Contemporary and Modern sale was marked by excited international bidding and a number of outstanding performances. The most sought after lot of the sale proved to be a work by Pierre Soulages. Called "The Painter of Black" Soulages is known for striating the black surface of his paintings and allowing the black to come out from the darkness and become a luminous color itself. "Titled... [Lire la suite]
11 novembre 2009

Calder and Iconic Lalanne Sheep @ Bonhams New York Auction

Willem de Kooning (American, 1904-1997) Woman in a Landscape, 1965, signed 'de Kooning' (lower left) oil on paper laid on panel, 23 5/8 x 18 5/8in (60 x 47.2cm. Estimate: $400,000 - 600,000. Unsold © 2002-2009 Bonhams 1793 Ltd November 10th Contemporary and Modern Art sale at Bonhams New York. The concise and meticulously assembled sale includes key work by legendary Contemporary and Modern figures such as Willem de Kooning, James Rosenquist, Henri Matisse, Lynn Chadwick, Alexander Calder and James Turrell.Amongst the most... [Lire la suite]
30 octobre 2009

Picasso, Giacometti, Calder, Braque & Arman en photos @ Lafon - Paris

Lucien Clergue (1934) «Picasso chez l'antiquaire, Arles». 1959. Tirage argentique 1998, signé à l'encre sous l'image, signé et annoté « © 1959 by Lucien Clergue - printed 1998 by Stephane Mariet and Lucien Clergue - Picasso chez l'antiquaire, Arles, 1959 - red 9/175 - ex 13/30 PF» à l'encre au dos. 35,7 x 27,3 cm. - Estimation : 1 500 / 2 000 €Note: « Lucien Clergue met souvent en avant les liens qui se sont établis dans les années 1950 entre Picasso et lui.Il en tire une grande fierté, tout en avouant qu'il ne comprend pas... [Lire la suite]
21 octobre 2009

Shopping "Rouge contemporain" @ Piasa - Paris

Francesco CLEMENTE (né en 1952) Self portrait with wife, 2007 Huile sur toile signée et titrée au dos - 191 x 201 cm - Estimation : 60 000 / 80 000 €Provenance : Jablonka Galerie, Cologne Collection particulière, ItalieNous remercions la Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris, pour l'ensemble des informations fournies. Un certificat de l'artiste pourra être demandé par l'acquéreur. Sans prix de réserve Martha BOTO (1925-2004) Plus helicoidal, 1969 Caisson en contreplaqué, cylindre en plexiglas, rubans colorés, miroir, système... [Lire la suite]
24 août 2009

Modern and contemporary masters drawings @ Olyvia Kwok in October

LONDON.- Olyvia Kwok is to present an exhibition of exquisite drawings by modern and contemporary masters, including Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Marc Chagall, Salvador Dali, Christo, Alexander Calder and Keith Haring at her London gallery in October. “Black on Paper” heralds the expansion of Olyvia Oriental, a gallery specialising in contemporary Chinese and Asian art, into Western modern and contemporary art. To emphasize this extra dimension of the gallery, it will be re launched as Olyvia Fine Art. Whilst much less expensive... [Lire la suite]
04 août 2009

Alexander Calder @ Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Roma

ROME.- From October 23, 2009 to February 14, 2010 for the first time in Rome a major one-man exhibition featuring works by Alexander Calder will be held at the Palazzo delle Esposizioni. His famous Mobiles and Stabiles, wire sculptures, gouaches, drawings and oil paintings will be presented in an exhibition exploring the fundamental stages of the artist's creative cycle, organised by Alexander S.C. Rower, Chairman of the Calder Foundation in New York, with the Terra Foundation for American Art and sponsored by BNL and Lottomatica.... [Lire la suite]
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