13 novembre 2010

Herb Ritts (American, 1952-2002), Male Nude Horizontal, Los Angeles, 1987

Herb Ritts (American, 1952-2002), Male Nude Horizontal, Los Angeles, 1987 © 2002-2010 Bonhams 1793 Ltd Toned gelatin silver print, flush-mounted to card. The photographer's copyright blindstamp in the margin. Signed, titled, dated and numbered '8/25' in pencil on the reverse. Framed. Paper 50.5 x 60.3cm (19 7/8 x 23 3/4in), image 47 x 58.2cm (18 1/2 x 22 7/8in). Estimate: £800 - 1,200, EUR 920 - 1,400 Provenance: With Hamiltons Gallery, London Bonhams. Photographs, 16 Nov 2010. New Bond Street www.bonhams.com
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01 novembre 2010

Météorite martienne Los Angeles, U.S.A.

Météorite martienne Los Angeles, U.S.A. photo courtesy Eve Type : shergottite Poids : 6,67 grammes. Estimation : 12 000 - 15 000 € (16 486 / 20 610 dollars) Trouvée en 1999 près de la célèbre cité des arts du cinéma, la météorite Los Angeles est la seule météorite martienne (Shergottite) américaine. Les Shergottites sont nommées ainsi d'après le nom de la météorite de Shergotty, laquelle est tombée en Inde en 1865. Ces roches sont typiquement basaltiques, et vraisemblablement arrachées à la surface de mars, à proximité... [Lire la suite]
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12 janvier 2010

“Elvis at 21: Photographs by Alfred Wertheimer,” @ The Grammy Museum in Los Angeles

Elvis, on his knee in front of the foot lights. Mosque Theater, Richmond, Va. June 30, 1956. ©Alfred Wertheimer. All rights reserved WASHINGTON, DC.- Photojournalist Alfred Wertheimer was hired by RCA Victor in 1956 to shoot promotional images of a recently signed 21-year-old recording artist, Elvis Presley. Wertheimer’s instincts to “tag along” with the artist after the assignment and the resulting images provide us today with a look at Elvis before he exploded onto the scene and became one of the most exciting performers of... [Lire la suite]
27 décembre 2009

Manfred Menz "Invisible Asia" @ AndrewShire Gallery, Los Angeles

Manfred Menz, ATOMIC-BOMB-DOME-2, Hiroshima, 2008 AndrewShire Gallery is pleased to present Invisible Asia, a solo exhibition by Los Angeles-based artist Manfred Menz whose recent photographs of internationally known Asian sites and monuments carry the memory of critical events in world history. The exhibition will consist of thirteen digital photographs representing regions in Asia where international struggles have been memorialized through monuments and landmarks. Menz traveled to Japan and Korea to photograph these... [Lire la suite]
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23 juillet 2009

Estate of Noted Orange County Philanthropist Elizabeth Colyear Vincent to Go Under the Hammer

The Living Room, Colyear Vincent Harbor Island Home, Newport Beach, California LOS ANGELES, CA.- Bonhams & Butterfields announced the November 8, 2009 auction of The Estate of Elizabeth Colyear Vincent, Newport Beach, California. Assembled over the course of a lifetime, the Estate features a diverse group of 18th and 19th century works with a focus on the Northern European aesthetic. The 300-lot Los Angeles-based sale will feature pieces from François Linke and Paul Sormani, KPM and Meissen porcelain, beautiful examples of... [Lire la suite]
14 juillet 2009

Vera Lutter @ Gagosian Gallery, Los Angeles

Vera Lutter, Campo Santa Sofia, Venice, XV: December 12, 2007. Unique gelato silver print, 68 5/16 X 56 in. LOS ANGELES, CA.- Gagosian Gallery announced an exhibition of large-scale unique photographs by Vera Lutter. This is her first exhibition in Los Angeles. In Lutter's conceptual approach to the camera obscura, the most rudimentary form of photography, the apparatus records in a very direct and immediate way what exists in the world outside. By choosing to retain the negative image, she transforms the visual facts of her... [Lire la suite]
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28 mars 2009

Acquisition of a Guido Cagnacci (1601-1663) by the J. Paul Getty Museum

Guido Cagnacci (Italian, 1601-1663), David with the Head of Goliath, about 1645-1650. Oil on canvas. Unframed: 108 X 85.7 2008.43. The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles LOS ANGELES, CA.- The J. Paul Getty Museum announced its acquisition of David with the Head of Goliath (c. 1645-1650) by the great Italian Baroque painter Guido Cagnacci (1601-1663). The acquisition builds on one of the Getty's core areas of strength-Italian Baroque painting-and joins other Baroque works in the collection, which recount the familiar Biblical... [Lire la suite]