06 juin 2009

"Mapping The Studio" @ Punta della Dogana

BackYard (detail) by American artist Jeff Koons, part of the "Mapping The Studio" exhibition at the Palazzo Grassi and the new Punta della Dogana. EFE/Andrea Merola VENICE.- On June 6th 2009, Punta della Dogana, the new art center for contemporary art of the François Pinault Foundation, opens its doors after fourteen months of renovation entrusted to the Japanese architect Tadao Ando. The first exhibition Mapping the Studio: Artists from the François Pinault Collection, curated by Alison M. Gingeras and Francesco... [Lire la suite]
13 mai 2009

Sotheby's Spring 2009 Sale of Contemporary Art in New York Totals $47 Million

Jeff Koons, Baroque Egg with Bow (Turquoise/Magenta). High-chromium stainless steel with transparent color coating, 83 ½ x 77 ½ x 60 in. 212.1 x 196.9 x 152.4 cm. Executed in 1994 – 2006, this is one of four versions each uniquely colored. Sold for $5,458,500. Photo: Sotheby's NEW YORK, NY.- "The Contemporary Art market is alive and well,” said Tobias Meyer, Worldwide Head of Contemporary Art at Sotheby’s and the evening’s auctioneer following the sale, which saw a sell-through rate of 81% by lot and 78% by value.... [Lire la suite]