09 août 2009

"Reversed Images: Representations of Shanghai" @ Museum of Contemporary Photography (MoCP)

Chicago, IL - Reversed Images: Representations of Shanghai and Its Contemporary Material Culture examines the city of Shanghai and its development into one of the global economyʼs top cities in the new millennium. Shanghai is known for its impressive population growth, the increasingly rapid rate of its cultural and environmental transformations, and the tension between Western and traditional Chinese values, lifestyle, and work habits. In addition, the city is caught in between a not-so-distant communism and a late-arriving... [Lire la suite]
12 mai 2009

Christie's to Auction Architectural Elements of the Chicago Stock Exchange Building

Frank Lloyd Wright, (1867-1959), An Oak Skylight Grille from the Avery Coonley House, Riverside, IL, circa 1908 mounted to a contemporary frame 36½ in. (92.7 cm.) high, 19¼ in. (48.9 cm.) wide, 4 in. (10.4 cm.) deep. Estimate: $3,000 - 5,000 NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s New York’s Spring 20th Century Decorative Art & Design sale takes place June 2 and will provide an exciting array of engaging and appealing works from all the major movements of the 20th century, exemplifying the most creative and captivating designs that... [Lire la suite]