19 novembre 2009

Christie's Presents Largest Group of Lalanne Works Ever to be Offered

Claude Lalanne, "Fauteuil Pieds Singerie avec Feuilles Ginkgo", designed 2004. A Gilt-Bronze Armchair. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2009. NEW YORK, NY.- On Tuesday December 8, Christie’s 20th Century Decorative Art & Design sales will showcase the entire range of 20th Century Decorative Arts, from Art Nouveau, Arts & Crafts, Art Deco, to the Modernist and Contemporary movements in three separate sales. The auctions featured are: Important 20th Century Decorative Art & Design, Magnificent Tiffany Featuring... [Lire la suite]
26 juillet 2009

"Habiter écologique" @ Paris. La Cité de l'architecture et du patrimoine

Habiter écologique, affiche, 2009. Courtesy Cité de l'architecture et du patrimoine © DR Après une mise en perspective des manifestations, ouvrages et projets qui ont marqué la pensée écologiste depuis un siècle, l’exposition met en valeur l’approche holistique (globale et pluridisciplinaire) qui mène à un habitat ancré dans un territoire, socialement équitable, écologiquement soutenable et économiquement viable. De Wright à Murcutt, une vingtaine de projets, issus d’une même éthique mais transcrits dans des esthétiques... [Lire la suite]
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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]
12 avril 2009

' In Situ: Architecture and Landscape' @ The Museum of Modern Art, New York

Frank Lloyd Wright (American, 1867-1959), Fallingwater, Edgar J. Kaufmann House Mill Run, Pennsylvania (1934-37). Acrylic, wood, metal, expanded polystyrene, and paint. 40 1/2 x 71 1/2 x 47 5/8" (102.9 x 181.6 x 121 cm) The Museum of Modern Art. Best Products Company Inc. Architecture Fund, 1984 NEW YORK, NY.- The exhibition In Situ: Architecture and Landscape draws from the rich collection of The Museum of Modern Art to examine the diverse attitudes towards landscape over the last 100 years. Featuring approximately 60... [Lire la suite]
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