23 avril 2010

Huang Yan, Chinese Landscape - Tattoo, 1999 & Self Portrait, 2008

Huang Yan, Chinese Landscape - Tattoo No. 9, 1999.  photo Phillips de Pury & Company Fuji Crystal Archive print.  84.2 x 109.2 cm (33 1/8 x 43 in).   Titled in Chinese and dated 'Chinese Landscape - Tattoo No. 9 1999' and numbered of 12 lower left. This work is from an edition of 12. ESTIMATE £2,000-3,000 PROVENANCE Private Collection, Miami Huang Yan, Chinese Landscape - Tattoo No. 10, 1999. photo Phillips de Pury & Company Colour coupler print. 119 x 158 cm (46 7/8 x 62 1/4 in). ... [Lire la suite]
02 février 2010

Major retrospective of Robert Mapplethorpe’s photographs @ the NRW-Forum in Düsseldorf

Robert Mapplethorpe: Self Portrait, 1988. © 2010 Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation, used by permission DUSSELDORF.- Robert Mapplethorpe, who was born in 1946 and passed away in 1989, is one of the few artists who truly deserve to be known far beyond the borders of the art world. Mapplethorpe dominated photography in the late twentieth century and paved the way for the recognition of photography as an art form in its own right; he firmly anchored the subject of homosexuality in mass culture and created a classic photographic image,... [Lire la suite]
24 janvier 2010

Jack Pierson, Self Portrait #19, 2003

Jack Pierson, Self Portrait #19, 2003 Digital Print, pigment print on paper, Edition 2/7. 52.75 x 43 in. Estimate: from $30,000 to $40,000. Sold For US $19,800 Notes: The self portraits are the most desirable and collectable of Pierson's photographic work. It was this series that was used to represent the artist in the 2004 Whitney Biennial. In "Self Portrait #19,” Pierson has staged the image to include one of his letter sculptures in the background. Since the artist lives part time in Wonder Valley, CA, the visible... [Lire la suite]
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10 décembre 2009

Exceptional Self Portrait by Sir Anthony van Dyck Sells for a Record US$13,521,704

The outstanding van Dyck Self Portrait was hotly pursued by nine bidders, who drove the price far above the pre-sale expectations of £2-3 million and established the record-breaking price. AP Photo/Akira Suemori LONDON.- Tonight’s sale of Old Master & British Paintings at Sotheby’s in London saw a new auction record established for Sir Anthony van Dyck - one of the most important artists to have worked in England - when his last Self Portrait soared above expectations and sold for £8,329,250/ €9,207,960/US$13,521,704. The... [Lire la suite]
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04 décembre 2009

Rare and Important Works by van Dyck and Rubens to Lead Sotheby's Sale

Sir Anthony van Dyck (ANTWERP 1599 - 1641 LONDON), Self Portrait, oil on canvas. Est. 2,000,000—3,000,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's LONDON.- Rare and important works by two Flemish old masters, Sir Anthony van Dyck and Sir Peter Paul Rubens, will form the cornerstone of this year’s December Evening Sale of Old Master & British Paintings at Sotheby’s in London. The sale, which is scheduled to take place on the evening of Wednesday, December 9, 2009, will also include prime examples by the prominent British masters, Sir Edwin... [Lire la suite]
29 mars 2009

Francis Bacon (1909-1992) Study for a self portrait 1963-1987

Francis Bacon (1909-1992) Study for a self portrait 1963-1987 Offset en couleurs, épreuve signée en bas à droite. 85 x 61,5 cm. Estimation : 2 500 / 3 000 €Provenance : Ancienne collection Valérie Beston, très proche amie de l'artiste et de Georges Dyer, LondresÉdition réalisée à l'occasion de l'exposition A School of London au Louisiana Museum for Moderne Kunst, Copenhague, 27 juin-9 août 1987 Vente du Dimanche 29 mars 2009. Estampes - Dessins - Oeuvres sur papier. Cornette de Saint Cyr - Paris
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