08 juin 2010

Andy Warhol, Myths: The Star, 1981; Reigning Queens (Royal Edition): Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom, 1985 & Liz, 1964

Andy Warhol, Myths: The Star, 1981. photo Phillips de Pury & Company Screenprint in colors with diamond dust, on Lenox Museum Board, the full sheet, S. 38 x 38 in. (96.5 x 96.5 cm)  signed and numbered 47/200 in pencil on the reverse (there were also 30 artist's proofs), published by Ronald Feldman Fine Art, Inc., New York, minor rippling, pressure marks in places along the perimeter of the sheet, occasional minor wear along the sheet edges (with associated minor ink loss), otherwise in very good condition, framed.... [Lire la suite]
01 décembre 2009

Display Celebrates Anniversary of Jane Bown's Relationship with 'The Observer'

"Bertrand Russell", 1949 ©Jane Bove LONDON.- A new display of fifteen photographs will celebrate the 60th anniversary of Jane Bown's relationship with 'The Observer' and the publication of her new book, Exposures. Illustrating the longevity and scope of Bown's career, the photographic portraits on display will range from her portrait of "Bertrand Russell", her first to be published in 'The Observer' in January 1949, to her iconic study of Samuel Beckett (1976) and her recent commission of "Her Majesty... [Lire la suite]
26 novembre 2009

Andy Warhol, Queen Elizabeth, circa 1978

Andy  Warhol, Queen Elizabeth, circa 1978 Graphite, J. Green paper. unsigned, stamped, Authenticated by the Warhol Foundation and Estate - height - 28 in, width - 20.5 in. - Estimate: from $65,000 to $85,000 FIRST TIME OFFERED AT AUCTION. Warhol completed this drawing of a joyful Queen Elizabeth of England laughing around 1978. He completed a print of Queen Elizabeth for his "Reigning Queens" series a few years later in 1985. Warhol only completed four drawings of Queen Elizabeth, two of which were for the... [Lire la suite]
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26 juillet 2009

'Queen & Commonwealth: The Royal Tour' @ Buckingham Palace

Evening dress worn during the visit to Barbados, 1985. Bright yellow organza, embroidered with iridescent white and yellow sequins in imitation of rain drops. Designed by Ian Thomas. Photo: Royal Collection © 2009, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. LONDON.- This year marks the 60th anniversary of the formation of the modern Commonwealth. In 1949 the London Declaration recognised the British Monarch as the symbol of the free association of independent member nations and as Head of the Commonwealth. In celebration of this event, a... [Lire la suite]
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29 juin 2009

'Cecil Beaton: Portraits' @ Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool

LIVERPOOL.- A stunning exhibition of nearly 50 portraits by Cecil Beaton, one of the most famous photographers of the 20th century, captures the glamour and excitement of some of the world’s greatest celebrities. Cecil Beaton: Portraits, on exhibition through 31 August 2009, brilliantly reflects the astonishing talents of the photographer who was also a writer, artist, designer, actor, caricaturist, illustrator and diarist. He photographed a dazzling array of superstars and leading personalities ranging from the Queen to Mick... [Lire la suite]