22 janvier 2010

Important Modern and Contemporary Prints at Leslie Sacks Fine Art

Robert MOTHERWELL (1915-1991), 'The Black and the Red, Number XXV, 1987'. Acrylic and paper collage on paper, 31 5/8 x 25 inches on Whatman. Signed, blindstamped and dated 87 on lower right MOT254. Photo: Leslie Sacks Fine Art. CHICAGO, IL.- Modern and contemporary prints are an extension of a long and illustrious lineage that goes back to the Renaissance engravings of Albrecht Dürer, and the 17th century prints of Rembrandt, Rubens, van Dyck and Claude Lorraine. The diffusion of printmaking throughout Europe in the 18th... [Lire la suite]
22 octobre 2009

Shopping "Noir Contemporain" @ Piasa - Paris

Adolf LUTHER (1912-1990) 56 Quadratische Spiegel, 1976 56 miroirs teintés, carrés légèrement concaves, montés sur panneau signé et daté au dos. Sous plexiglas - 97 x 85 cm - Estimation : 15 000 / 20 000 €Provenance : Collection particulière, Düsseldorf, Allemagne Julio LE PARC (né en 1928) Modulation S n° 137, 1975 Acrylique sur toile signée, datée et titrée au dos - 80 x 100 cm - Estimation : 10 000 / 12 000 € Provenance : Collection particulière, Paris Francis BACON (1909-1992) Study for a Portrait of John... [Lire la suite]
20 juin 2009

Robert Motherwell 'Open' @ Bernard Jacobson Gallery, London

Robert Motherwell, Alberti Suite No. 8 (Black), 1970 Started in 1967, and inspired by a chance juxtaposition of a large and small canvas, the Open paintings occupied Motherwell for nearly two decades. Intimate and meditative, the Opens consist of limited planes of colour, broken up by minimally rendered lines in loosely rectangular configurations. As the series progressed, the works became more complex and more obviously painterly, as Motherwell worked through the possible permutations of such reduced means. The paintings... [Lire la suite]
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11 mai 2009

Quote : Robert Motherwell

I refuse to have the surface impersonally painted. Robert Motherwell Robert Motherwell, 1915-1991, Elegy to the Spanish Republic, No. 57,1957-60; 84 x 108 inches. Oil on canvas. Collection: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Purchased through a gift from Phyllis Wattis, and a gift from Gardiner Hempel.
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09 avril 2009

"A Legacy for Iowa: Pollock's 'Mural' and Modern Masterworks from the University of Iowa Museum of Art" @ the Figge Art Museum

Jackson Pollock, "Mural," 1943, oil on canvas, 8' 1 1/4" x 19' 10". University of Iowa Museum of Art, gift of Peggy Guggenheim DAVENPORT, IA.- Modern masterworks by celebrated artists including Jackson Pollock, Pablo Picasso and Henri Matisse will be featured in an upcoming University of Iowa Museum of Art (UIMA)-organized exhibition at the Figge Art Museum, 225 West Second St. in downtown Davenport, IA. The exhibition, "A Legacy for Iowa: Pollock's 'Mural' and Modern Masterworks from the University of... [Lire la suite]