10 février 2011

Christie’s auctions of Impressionist and Modern Art and Art of The Surreal realise £84.9 million/$136.3 million/€99.9 millions

A Christie's employee poses with Paul Gauguin's "Nature morte a 'L'esperence'" at Christie's auction house in London. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor. LONDON. A painting by Paul Gauguin, billed as the top lot at Christie's auction of modern and impressionist works in London, failed to find a buyer on Wednesday. The tribute to the artist's friend Vincent Van Gogh, in the form of a still life with sunflowers called "Nature morte a 'L'Esperance," had been expected to fetch up to 10 million pounds ($16 million).... [Lire la suite]
23 juin 2010

Manet Sets $33.1 Million Record, Auction Hits Target as Two-Week Marathon Begins

View of French Impressionist Edouard Manet's Self Portrait , 1878-1879, which sold at auction at Sotheby's in London, for $33.1 Million Tuesday June 22, 2010. AP Photo/Max Nash LONDON, TUESDAY 22 JUNE, 2010 – Tonight’s much-anticipated sale of Impressionist & Modern Art at Sotheby’s in London brought a within-estimate total of £112,101,350 / $165,282,230 / €134,409,672. Three works sold for more than £10 million, only the second time this has happened in London auction history: Edouard Manet’s museum-quality masterpiece... [Lire la suite]
08 février 2010

'COLOUR in ART' @ Louisiana Museum of Art

André Derain, Bâteaux dans le Port de Collioure, 1905. Både i Collioure havn. Merzbacher Kunststiftung and Werner & Gabrielle Merzbacher HUMBLEBAEK.- This spring’s major exhibition at Louisiana centres on colour: colour in art, in the world and in the eye. In words, pictures and through interactive programmes the exhibition will present the ways in which artists throughout the twentieth century either made use of colour as a medium of expression or researched it to find new colours and colour systems. Louisiana has been... [Lire la suite]
21 octobre 2009

Sotheby's Fall Sales of Impressionist and Modern Art to Be Held in New York on 4 & 5 November 2009

Pablo Picasso, Buste d’homme. Painted on October 15, 1969. Oil on canvas, 76¾ by 51⅛in. (195 by 130 cm). Est. $8/12 million. Photo: Sotheby's NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s fall Evening Sale of Impressionist and Modern Art in New York on 4 November 2009 presents a remarkable offering ranging from an exquisite group of classic Impressionist pictures by Renoir, Pissarro and Sisley from the family of legendary dealer Paul Durand-Ruel, to key works by modern masters such as Picasso, Giacometti, Derain and Miró. Many come from esteemed... [Lire la suite]
05 avril 2009

André Derain

Portrait of Andre Derain, Henri Matisse. Collioure, summer 1905. Oil on canvas. 15 1/2 x 11 3/8 in. (39.4 x 28.9 cm) Tate Gallery, London © Succession H. Matisse, Paris « Les idées ne suffisent pas, il faut le miracle » André Derain
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23 février 2009

Résultats de la vente Yves Saint Laurent/Pierre Bergé du 23 février 2009

EDGAR DEGAS (1834-1917), Paysage d'Italie vu par une lucarne huile sur papier marouflé sur toile. 36.7 x 32 cm. (14½ x 12 5/8 in.). Peint vers 1856-59. Estimate €300,000 - €400,000 - Price Realized €457,000 PAUL GAUGUIN (1848-1903), Etude de femmes martiniquaises numéroté illisiblement '_ _ 50' (en haut à gauche) - pastel et fusain sur papier - 42 x 53.5 cm. (16½ x 21 7/8 in.)  - Exécuté vers 1887 - Estimate €300,000 - €400,000  - Price realised €673,000 EDOUARD MANET (1832-1883), Jeune fille en... [Lire la suite]