30 septembre 2010

Le doigt d’honneur de Maurizio Cattelan

MILAN (ITALIE) – La dernière sculpture de Maurizio Cattelan divise l’opinion italienne. A l’occasion d’une exposition personnelle au Palazzo Reale, l’artiste a fait installer L.O.V.E., un doigt d’honneur en marbre haut de 11 mètres face à la Bourse de Milan. Le trublion de l’art contemporain italien crée de nouveau la polémique. La dernière œuvre de Maurizio Cattelan, L.O.V.E., consiste littéralement en un doigt d’honneur taillé dans un bloc de marbre de carrare. Cette sculpture, haute de 11 mètres, est actuellement exposée... [Lire la suite]
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01 mai 2010

Interesting Survey of Key Artistic Schools at Sotheby's Sale

NEW YORK, NY.- On 12 May 2010 Sotheby’s Contemporary Art sale will offer works by some of the most important artists of the 20th and 21st centuries, including Mark Rothko, Andy Warhol, Jackson Pollock, Roy Lichtenstein and Brice Marden, among many others. The sale presents an interesting survey of the key artistic schools of the period including Abstract Expressionism, Pop Art, Minimalism and more recent contemporary art. The auction presents collectors with an opportunity to acquire works that, in many cases, have not been offered... [Lire la suite]
24 avril 2010

Artist Jeff Koons Presents His Cracked Egg Sculpture at the Pinchuk Art Center in Kiev

Jeff Koons - Cracked Egg, 1994-2006. Courtesy PinchukArtCentre. Photo by Markus Tretter KIEV.- The PinchukArtCentre presents a major international group exhibition with 19 leading artists of our time, devoted to Sexuality and Transcendence as a central theme of contemporary art. On view from April 24, 2010 through September 16, 2010 the exhibition examines the diversity and complexity of the art produced on this theme today. The show displays the sparkling dialogue of various artistic approaches in the tension field between the... [Lire la suite]
21 février 2010

Yan Pei-Ming (b. 1960), Double (Maurizio Cattelan)

Yan Pei-Ming (b. 1960), Double (Maurizio Cattelan). photo Sotheby's watercolour on paper. Executed in 2007. 153 by 277cm.; 60 1/4 by 109in. Est. 30,000—40,000 GBP. Lot Sold 43,250 GBP PROVENANCE: David Zwirner Gallery, New YorkAcquired directly from the above by the present owner Sotheby's.  Contemporary Art Day Auction. 11 Feb 10. London www.sothebys.com
16 février 2010

Maurizio Cattelan @ The Menil Collection

Maurizio Cattelan All, 2007 Marble. Installation view Kunsthaus Bregenz, 2nd floor Photo: Markus Tretter © Maurizio Cattelan, Kunsthaus Bregenz Contemporary Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan (b. 1960) is known for his witty embrace of semantic shifts that result from imaginative plays with materials, objects, and actions. In his work, contradictions in the space between what the artist describes as softness and perversity wage a sarcastic critique on political power structures, from notions of nationalism or the authorities of... [Lire la suite]
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06 juin 2009

"Mapping The Studio" @ Punta della Dogana

BackYard (detail) by American artist Jeff Koons, part of the "Mapping The Studio" exhibition at the Palazzo Grassi and the new Punta della Dogana. EFE/Andrea Merola VENICE.- On June 6th 2009, Punta della Dogana, the new art center for contemporary art of the François Pinault Foundation, opens its doors after fourteen months of renovation entrusted to the Japanese architect Tadao Ando. The first exhibition Mapping the Studio: Artists from the François Pinault Collection, curated by Alison M. Gingeras and Francesco... [Lire la suite]