03 juillet 2010

Richard Avedon Photos Headed to Paris Auction @ Christie's

Richard Avedon, Dovima with Elephants, Evening Dress by Dior, Cirque d'Hiver, Paris, 1955; gelatin silver print; courtesy The Richard Avedon Foundation © 2009 The Richard Avedon Foundation NEW YORK (AP).- One of Richard Avedon's most defining photographs is of a willowy model adorned in a Dior evening gown, a silk sash cascading down her slender leg, striking a dramatic pose against a row of circus elephants. It is signature Avedon. Dramatic but playful, an image shot on a hot summer day in 1955 at the Cirque d'Hiver in Paris.... [Lire la suite]
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15 juin 2010

Record mondial pour une "Tête" de Modigliani @ Christie's Paris

Auction officer and Christie's France President Francois de Ricqles directs an auction of an Amadeo Modigliani's sculpture, "Head", at Christie's auction house in Paris, Monday, June, 14, 2010. The sculpture was sold for euro 43.18 million ($52.8 million). AP Photo/Christophe Ena. PARIS (AP).- A sculpted stone head by artist Amedeo Modigliani sold at Christie's in Paris on Monday for euro 43.18 million ($52.8 million), breaking the record for a work by the Italian artist, the auction house said. It was also the... [Lire la suite]
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