19 février 2011

Gerhard Richter (b. 1932), Gilbert & George

Gerhard Richter (b. 1932), Gilbert & George. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2011 signed, titled, numbered and dated '382/2 Gilbert & George Richter 1975' (on the reverse), oil on canvas  19¾ x 15 7/8in. (50.3 x 40.5cm.) Painted in 1975  Estimate £600,000 - £800,000. Price Realized £735,650 Provenance: Private Collection, Dusseldorf.Anon. sale, Lempertz Cologne, 31 May 1986, lot 841.Private Collection, Europe.Anon. sale, Christie's London, 8 February 2007, lot 25.Acquired at the above sale by the present... [Lire la suite]
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11 juin 2010

Gilbert & George, Damned Buddleia, 1980.

Gilbert & George, Damned Buddleia, 1980. photo Philips de Pury & Cie 16 black and white photographs in the artists' frames.  241 x 201 cm (95 × 79 in).  Signed, titled and dated 'Damned Buddleia Gilbert and George 1980' lower right. ESTIMATE £150,000-200,000 PROVENANCE  Massimo Martino Fine Arts + Projects, Lugano LITERATURE  Schirmer, Mosel, eds., Gilbert & George, The Complete Pictures 1971 – 1985, 1986, p. 133 (illustrated); R. Fuchs, ed., Gilbert & George: The Complete Pictures... [Lire la suite]
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10 février 2010

Gilbert & George return to the Art Gallery of NSW 14 February only

Two of the most famous British artists, Gilbert & George, have been invited to return to Australia for the Valentine’s Day close of the Gallery's exhibition 40 years: Kaldor Public Art Projects.Gilbert & George were first brought to Australia by John Kaldor in 1973 to present The Singing Sculpture at the Art Gallery of NSW in Sydney and at the National Gallery of Victoria in Melbourne. They wore tailored suits and painted their hands and faces in bronze metallic paint, singing slowly along to an old musical hall tune of... [Lire la suite]
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06 février 2010

Gilbert & George @ The Centro de Arte Contemporáneo de Málaga

MALAGA.- The Centro de Arte Contemporáneo de Málaga presents Gilbert & George’s first major exhibition in Spain after a ten-year absence. Jack Freak Pictures, the duo’s most extensive and ambitious series to date, will travel to six European countries, starting with Spain, where Málaga will be the first city to present this impressive selection. Race, religion, sexuality and criticism of the British establishment are the core themes that this new exhibition explores, whilst the dominant elements are the red, white and... [Lire la suite]
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07 septembre 2009

Gilbert & George @ Baronian-Francey

War Dance, 151 x 190 cm. 2008 Rosarium, 151 x 190 cm. 2008 Platanus, 190 x 302 cm. 2008 On the wall, 226 x 190 cm. 2008 Lacewood, 190 x 226 cm. 2008 Hide, 226 x 254 cm. 2008 Harvest Dance, 226 x 190 cm. 2008 Flagwood, 226 x 254 cm. 2008 Flag leaf, 226 x 190 cm. 2008 Cyclopean, 226 x 381 cm. 2008 Cancan, 226 x 190 cm. 2008 Briticism, 226 x 254 cm. 2008 Ban Religion. Lithographie sur papier. 63x88 cm. Edition de 100, 2008 Certify. Lithographie... [Lire la suite]
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20 juin 2009

Gilbert & George 'Jack Freak' @ Arndt & Partner Berlin

Gilbert & George, HOI POLLOI, 2008 As the international tour of the last Gilbert & George retrospective (2007–2009) did not include Berlin, Arndt & Partner are now all the more delighted to present a solo exhibition of the celebrity artist duo in its gallery rooms behind the Hamburger Bahnhof. It is the first Gilbert & George solo show in Berlin for 14 years. The exhibition features a selection of 20 large-scale pieces from the Jack Freak Pictures, the largest Gilbert & George group of pictures to date. The... [Lire la suite]
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09 juin 2009

Tableau Vivant of the Artist and His Model Featured in the Icelandic Pavilion at La Biennale

VENICE.- The official Icelandic representation at the 53rd International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia features Ragnar Kjartansson, a self-described incurable romantic, whose multifaceted artistic practice is rooted in a tradition of acting and performance with an existential and absurdist sensibility that can be linked to artists ranging from Caspar David Friedrich to Gilbert and George. Kjartansson’s exhibition for Venice, entitled The End, features a tableau vivant of the artist and his model that will last for the... [Lire la suite]