17 janvier 2010

Axel Vervoordt @ BRAFA Bruxelles 2010

Boris Vervoordt, qui est depuis 2009 le directeur général de la société ‘Axel Vervoordt’, continue à se concentrer sur les trois éléments de base de la maison: qualité, durabilité et harmonie. La collection est dispersée au château de ’s-Gravenwezel, la maison privée d’Axel et May Vervoordt, et au ‘Kanaal’, le site industriel à Wijnegem datant du XIXe siècle. Tous les objets de la collection éclectique, quelles que soient leur origine et leur valeur, ont une beauté intemporelle et universelle et une pureté intrinsèque mise en valeur... [Lire la suite]
20 novembre 2009

"Rhinoceros Horn and Ivory Cup",-Johann Matthias Scheppich,(1652-1705)

"Rhinoceros Horn and Ivory Cup", Johann Matthias Scheppich, (1652-1705) An important Silver and Silver-Gilt Mounted Rhinoceros Horn and Ivory Cup, the mounts: Augsburg, ca.1675 by Johann Mathias SCHEPPICH (1652 1705), master in 1676, the sculpture by a follower of Georg PFRÜNDT (1603 1663) - Price on applicationThese baroque extravagances, called ‘Objets de vertu’, represented the glory of the Cabinet of Curiosities. Most of them were made in Nuremberg or Augsburg. Emperor Rudolf II of Prague had a large collection,... [Lire la suite]
15 juin 2009

"In-finitum" in Palazzo Fortuny, Venezia

Mark Rothko (1903-1970), Untitled (Gray, Gray on Red), 1968. Acrilico su carta montata su pannello/Acrylic on paper mounted on panel, 65x50 cm. Collezione privata, Italia VENICE.- The Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia and the Vervoordt Foundation present In-finitum, an exhibition in Palazzo Fortuny on “the infinite in the finite,” the indefinite, and the unfinished. The exhibition runs through November 15 2009. With In-finitum, the trilogy which started with Artempo: Where Time Becomes Art (Venice, 2007) and continued with... [Lire la suite]
11 avril 2009

"Infinitum" @ the Palazzo Fortuny in Venice

Gonzales Coques (1614-1684), “An unfinished portrait of a man posting a letter, in an interior”, 1640, 56 x 44 cm, Oil on canvas, Private Collection, Belgium VENICE.- The Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia and the Vervoordt Foundation announce Infinitum, taking place in the Palazzo Fortuny in Venice from 6 June until 15 November, 2009. With In-finitum, the trilogy which started with Artempo: Where Time Becomes Art (Venice, 2007) and continued with Academia: Qui es-tu? (Paris, 2008) will come full circle. Once again set in the... [Lire la suite]