17 décembre 2009

'Fashion in Bloom' @ The Indianapolis Museum of Art

Dress", 1968, Rudy Gernreich. INDIANAPOLIS, IN.- Body Unbound: Contemporary Couture from the IMA’s Collection, on view from April 10, 2010 to January 30, 2011, will examine the many ways designers have manipulated, transformed and liberated the female figure. The exhibition will feature groundbreaking designs by Rudi Gernreich, Issey Miyake, Junya Watanabe, Thierry Mugler, Jean-Paul Gaultier, Gianni Versace and other avant-garde fashion designers. Body Unbound will explore how these designers used modern construction and... [Lire la suite]
03 décembre 2009

Drape: Classical Mode to Contemporary Dress" @ the National Gallery of Victoria

Comme des Garcons, Tokyo (fashion house) est. 1969. Rei Kawakubo (designer) born Japan 1942. 'Dress, 1997'. Spring-summer cotton, polyester, nylon tulle, 122.0 cm (center back length) 47.4 cm (waist, flat). National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne. Presented through the NGV Foundation by Takamasa Takahashi, 2005. MELBOURNE.- Opening in December, the National Gallery of Victoria will present a spectacular collection of works in Drape: Classical Mode to Contemporary Dress. The exhibition will feature over 30 works primarily drawn... [Lire la suite]
21 novembre 2009

Trois portraits du regretté Gianni Versace par Irving Penn, Manfredi Bellati & Francesco Scavullo

Irving Penn (1917 - 2009) Gianni Versace, 1984 Tirage argentique de l'époque. Légendes manuscrites au verso, 24 x 30 cm - Estimation : 1 200 / 1 500 € Manfredi Bellati (né en 1937) Gianni Versace, 1982 Deux tirages argentiques de l'époque. Nom de l'artiste et légendes manuscrites au verso, 28 x 35 cm - Estimation : 800 / 1 200 € Francesco Scavullo (1921 - 2004), Gianni Versace, 1984 Tirage argentique de l'époque. Nom de l'artiste et légendes manuscrites au verso. 18 x 24 cm - Estimation : 500 / 700 €. ... [Lire la suite]
19 mars 2009

Sotheby’s sale of Gianni Versace’s Lake Como residence, Villa Fontanelle, realised the exceptional total of £7,411,919

Heated bidding took place for perhaps the most striking lot in the sale, the pair of spectacular life-size casts of Antonio Canova’s wrestlers (lot 137), which brought £433,250 ($607,373), a sum in excess of ten times its presale estimate of £20,000-40,000. Photo: Sotheby´s. LONDON.- Today, Sotheby’s sale of paintings, furniture and works of art from Gianni Versace’s Lake Como residence, Villa Fontanelle, realised the exceptional total of £7,411,919 ($10,390,769), more than doubling the pre-sale high estimate (£1.7-2.8... [Lire la suite]
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05 mars 2009

Italian, Antinous

Italian, Antinous on a stone base, white marble. 46cm., 18in. Estimate 1,000—2,000 GBP Sotheby's. Paintings, Furniture And Works Of Art From The Collection Of Gianni Versace Villa Fontanelle, Moltrasio. 18 Mar 09. London www.sothebys.com photo courtesy Sotheby's
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05 mars 2009

Italian, first half 19th century. After the Antique. Bust of Apollo Belvedere

Italian, first half 19th century. After the Antique. Bust of Apollo Belvedere on a modern black marble base. white marble. overall: 82cm., 32¼in. Estimate 4,000—6,000 GBP Sotheby's. Paintings, Furniture And Works Of Art From The Collection Of Gianni Versace Villa Fontanelle, Moltrasio. 18 Mar 09. London www.sothebys.com photo courtesy Sotheby's
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05 mars 2009

Circle of Anne Louis Girodet de Roucy Trioson, called Girodet Trioson. A classical scene with a youth being led away...

Circle of Anne Louis Girodet de Roucy Trioson, called Girodet Trioson. A classical scene with a youth being led away from a young nymph by his father, possibly Pyramus being lead away from Thisbe inscribed on the reverse: Il Marchese di Gioiosa Caracciolo / ........ 18...... / ed all'ornatissimo Sigr: Conte Filiberto Avogadro di Colobiano etc. etc. / D.D.D. oil on canvas, unlined. 89 by 73 cm.; 35 by 28 3/4 in. Estimate 10,000—15,000 GBP PROVENANCE: Probably Don Francesco Caracciolo, Marchese della Gioiosa (1783-1832);Conte... [Lire la suite]
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03 mars 2009

Newly Discovered Painting by Johann Zoffany in Gianni Versace Sale @ Sotheby's

Johann Zoffany, Portrait of Major George Maule, Acting Chief Engineer of Madras (1751-1793) (est. £40,000-60,000). Photo: Sotheby's LONDON.- Sotheby’s London announced the recent discovery of a rare and important oil painting by Johann Zoffany among the exquisite collection of furniture and Works of Art from Gianni Versace’s Lake Como Villa, which is to be offered for sale on Wednesday 18th March 2009. Portrait of Major George Maule, Acting Chief Engineer of Madras (1751-1793) (est. £40,000-60,000), dating from a period that... [Lire la suite]
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