28 septembre 2010

Masterworks by Fontana and De Chirico Lead Sotheby's Auction

Interno metafisico (Natura morta metafisica) by Giorgio de Chirico. Estimate: £1.6-2.5 million. Photo: Sotheby's LONDON.- On Friday, October 15, 2010 Sotheby’s annual 20th Century Italian Art Sale will showcase the work of many of Italy’s foremost Modern, Post-War and Contemporary artists, including Marino Marini, Giorgio de Chirico, Lucio Fontana, Piero Manzoni and Alberto Burri. Sotheby’s, the only auction house to have staged a dedicated sale in this category each year since pioneering auctions in this collecting field in... [Lire la suite]
27 août 2010

La police italienne saisit 500 faux tableaux vendus sur Internet

Giorgio de Chirico, Hector et Andromache (1917) - Photographe : Crimilda - Licence Creative Commons 3.0 ROME (ITALIE) – Quelques 500 faux tableaux de peintres modernes comme Matisse, De Chirico ou Magritte ont été saisis par la police italienne auprès de collectionneurs amateurs qui déclarent les avoir achetés de bonne foi sur des sites Internet. La police italienne en charge de la protection du patrimoine culturel a saisi près de 500 faux tableaux d'artistes modernes comme Henri Matisse ou Giorgio De Chirico, mais aussi de... [Lire la suite]
01 juin 2010

Giorgio de Chirico (1888 - 1978), Isola di San Giorgio, 1965 & Meditazione al crepuscolo, 1943

Giorgio de Chirico (1888 - 1978), Isola di San Giorgio. photo Sotheby's olio su tela, firmato; firmato e iscritto sul retro, cm 60x80,5 - Est. 180,000—250,000 EUR Lot Sold 312,750 EUR Eseguito nel 1965 PROVENANCE: Collezione Lombardi, FirenzeGalleria Delux, MilanoGalleria Il Nettuno, BolognaIvi acquistato dalla famiglia dell'attuale proprietario LITERATURE AND REFERENCES: C. Bruni Sakraischick, Catalogo Generale Giorgio de Chirico, Milano 1987, vol. I, tomo III, n. 112, illustrato NOTE: "I primi esempi di... [Lire la suite]
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27 novembre 2009

Bonhams to Make Its Impression on the Recovering Art Market with December Sale

Bonhams has announced an exciting line-up of works for its Impressionist and Modern Art sale to be held at New Bond Street on Thursday 3 December. Fighting for position as the sale's most valuable lot is 'Gladiatori nell'arena' by Giorgio de Chirico (1888-1978). An oil on canvas dated 1927, the painting is from Leonce Rosenberg's hugely important collection of the artist's Gladiator paintings which he housed in his Parisian apartment. Unsurprisingly, for such a significant piece, 'Gladiatori nell'arena' has attracted a pre-sale... [Lire la suite]
29 septembre 2009

Sotheby's 20th Century Italian Art Sale to Include Important Works

Giorgio de Chirico, Interno con frutta, oil on canvas, 1926-28. Estimate: £900,000-1,200,000. Photo: Sotheby's. LONDON.- Following the tremendous success of Sotheby’s 20th Century Italian Art Sale last October, which was 94.2% sold by value and achieved the second highest total* for a sale in this category at Sotheby’s, the forthcoming auction on Friday, October 16, 2009 is set to include 33 works in a variety of media by leading Modern and Contemporary Italian artists. The sale will include pieces by Giorgio de Chirico,... [Lire la suite]
12 juillet 2009

'Adventures in Modern Art: The Charles K. Williams II Collection' @ The Philadelphia Museum of Art

Oscar Bluemner, (American, born Germany, 1867 – 1938), Composition for Color Themes, 1932. Watercolor on paper, Sheet: 7 3/4 x 10 1/2 inches. Collection of C.K. Williams, II. Image courtesy of Will Brown. PHILADELPHIA, PA.- The Philadelphia Museum of Art this summer will present Adventures in Modern Art: The Charles K. Williams II Collection, an exhibition of approximately 100 paintings, sculptures, watercolors, and drawings from the early decades of the 20th century. It is drawn from the collection of Charles K. Williams II,... [Lire la suite]
15 juin 2009

"In-finitum" in Palazzo Fortuny, Venezia

Mark Rothko (1903-1970), Untitled (Gray, Gray on Red), 1968. Acrilico su carta montata su pannello/Acrylic on paper mounted on panel, 65x50 cm. Collezione privata, Italia VENICE.- The Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia and the Vervoordt Foundation present In-finitum, an exhibition in Palazzo Fortuny on “the infinite in the finite,” the indefinite, and the unfinished. The exhibition runs through November 15 2009. With In-finitum, the trilogy which started with Artempo: Where Time Becomes Art (Venice, 2007) and continued with... [Lire la suite]
10 mai 2009

Sotheby's in Milan to Sell a Selection of Contemporary Works

MILAN.- Sotheby’s Milan devotes two days to the Contemporary art sales, like in Paris, London and New York. The first session, the Evening Sale takes place on the 20th of May, while the Day Sale will be held on the 21st of May. One of the most important works on sale is an oil on canvas by Giorgio de Chirico executed in 1928 titled Temple et Foret dans la chambre. Giorgio de Chirico, Colonne e foresta nella stanza (Temple et forêt dans la chambre), 1928, 130x97cm. Est. 600,000—800,000 EUR  Photo: Sotheby´s. This work,... [Lire la suite]
08 mai 2009

'Surreal Things' @ the Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto

René Magritte, born Lessines, Belgium, 1898; died Brussels, Belgium, 1967, The Tempest, 1931, oil on canvas, 49.5 x 64.1 cm, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT. Bequest of Kay Sage Tanguy. © Estate of René Magritte / SODRAC (2009). TORONTO.- This summer, reality will be suspended at the Art Gallery of Ontario as it welcomes Surreal Things, an innovative exhibition organized by London’s Victoria and Albert Museum. A Canadian exclusive which runs May 9 to August 30, 2009, this is the first exhibition to examine the... [Lire la suite]
23 février 2009

Résultats de la vente Yves Saint Laurent/Pierre Bergé du 23 février 2009

EDGAR DEGAS (1834-1917), Paysage d'Italie vu par une lucarne huile sur papier marouflé sur toile. 36.7 x 32 cm. (14½ x 12 5/8 in.). Peint vers 1856-59. Estimate €300,000 - €400,000 - Price Realized €457,000 PAUL GAUGUIN (1848-1903), Etude de femmes martiniquaises numéroté illisiblement '_ _ 50' (en haut à gauche) - pastel et fusain sur papier - 42 x 53.5 cm. (16½ x 21 7/8 in.)  - Exécuté vers 1887 - Estimate €300,000 - €400,000  - Price realised €673,000 EDOUARD MANET (1832-1883), Jeune fille en... [Lire la suite]