21 novembre 2010

"Dovima with elephants" de Richard Avedon vendue 841.000 euros, record pour l'artiste

Richard Avedon (1923-2004) , Dovima with elephants, Evening dress by Dior, Cirque d'Hiver, Paris, August 1955. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 tirage argentique unique d'exposition, monté sur lin, tiré en 1978; signé au crayon, cachets de copyright du photographe, 'Tous droits réservés', titre et date (au dos du montage); cachets de copyright du photographe, reproduction limitée et de l'exposition du Dallas Museum of Art (au dos du cadre); 216.8 x 166.7cm. (85 3/8 x 65 5/8in.) - Estimate €400,000 - €600,000. Price Realized... [Lire la suite]
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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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11 juillet 2009

Richard Avedon , Photographs 1946-2004 @ the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA)

Richard Avedon, Willem de Kooning, painter, Springs, Long Island, New York, August 18, 1969; © 2009 The Richard Avedon Foundation. SAN FRANCISCO, CA.- As a highlight of its summer exhibitions schedule, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) presents Richard Avedon: Photographs 1946–2004, on view from July 11 through November 29, 2009. Widely celebrated as one of America's preeminent photographers, Avedon was among the first to challenge the conventional boundaries between studio photography and reportage. Some of his... [Lire la suite]