07 octobre 2010

Musées Royaux d’Art et d’Histoire de Bruxelles. Réouverture des salles « Sud-Est Asiatique »

Déesse (devi) Preah Ko à Roluos, Cambodge, XIe siècle. Grès . Inv.EO.1741. Depuis le 1er octobre 2010, les collections « Sud-Est asiatique » du Musée du Cinquantenaire sont nouveau visibles, aménagées dans cinq salles ayant fait l’objet d’un rafraîchissement (nouveau plancher, nouvelle peinture, nouvel éclairage, nouvelle vitrine, deux grands socles en bambou ainsi qu’une nouvelle scénographie), afin de mettre d’avantage en valeur les œuvres exposées. Cambodge, Thaïlande et Myanmar Dans une première salle, sont... [Lire la suite]
28 février 2010

Christie's Presents an Extensive Selection of Indian & Southeast Asian Art

A highly important mottled red sandstone head of a Jina, India, Mathura, Uttar Pradesh, Gupta Period, mid 5th century. Estimate: $250,000-350,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010 NEW YORK, NY.- On March 23, the afternoon will be devoted to the classical works of Indian and Southeast Asian Art. Christie’s will offer an extensive selection of nearly 200 lots of sculpture, paintings, ritual objects, and works of art from India, Tibet, Nepal and Southeast Asia from the notable collections. Leading the sale is a bronze figure of... [Lire la suite]
03 janvier 2010

'Arts of Ancient Viet Nam: From River Plain to Open Sea' @ Asia Society Museum, New York

Vietnam, Charger with Dragon, Late 15th Century. Stoneware The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and Asia Society, New York, offer an unprecedented exhibition of art from ancient Viet Nam—the first U.S. exhibition to address in depth the historical, geographic and cultural contexts of precolonial Vietnamese art. Throughout its long history, Viet Nam served as a central hub for trade routes connecting the regions of Asia and the West, with travelers and merchants traversing its long open plains, and trade vessels from as far west as... [Lire la suite]
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28 juin 2009

India. A sandstone head of a Jina. 12th Century and sandstone bust of Vishnu. Uttar Pradesh, 10th Century

An Indian sandstone head of a Jina. 12th Century The well carved face with thin almond shaped eyes under well defined raised eyebrows, with full lips curled in a faint smile, surmounted by tiers of tight curled hair; mounted on a contemporary black base. 11in (28cm) high. Estimate: $6,000 - 8,000 A Central Indian sandstone bust of Vishnu. Uttar Pradesh, 10th Century The bust carved with nude upper body, wearing a necklace and snake-form arm bracelet on right arm, his elongated earlobes with large ear ornaments, his... [Lire la suite]
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01 juin 2009

'Summer Spotlight' @ Dallas Museum of Art

Olmec Mask DALLAS, TX.- This summer, the Dallas Museum of Art rolls out the red carpet to present the Summer Spotlight tour, inviting visitors to experience the romance, drama, action, and mystery of great works of art as they view them through a cinematic lens. Beginning in June and running through August, the Museum will highlight 30 of its masterworks, both old favorites in the collections and new acquisitions, to encourage viewers to look at great art in an exciting and different way. In addition, Summer Spotlight will... [Lire la suite]
16 mars 2009

Head of Vishnu. Eastern India. Gupta period, 5th/6th century

Head of Vishnu. Eastern India. Gupta period, 5th/6th century terracotta. Height: 27 cm The above date has been corroborated by Thermoluminescence analysis. (all text, images © John Eskenazi)NEW YORK ASIA WEEK 2009. John Eskenazi PO Box 55621 London W9 2XA, UK. Tel: +44 20 7409 3001 - Fax: +44 20 7629 2146 - Email: john.eskenazi@john-eskenazi.com - Website: www.john-eskenazi.com
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