05 mai 2012

Anish Kapoor (B.1954), Untitled

Anish Kapoor (B.1954), Untitled. Photo Sotheby's signed and dated 2000 on the reverse; ink and gouache on paper; 22 1/2 by 30 in. 57.2 by 76.2 cm. Lot 439. Estimate 40,000-60,000 USD PROVENANCE: Regen Projects, Los AngelesAcquired by the present owner from the above in 2001 Sotheby's. Contemporary Art Day Auction. New York | 10 mai 2012, 10:00 AM www.sothebys.com 
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05 mai 2012

A carved cinnabar lacquer stembowl. Ming Dynasty, 16th century

A carved cinnabar lacquer stembowl.  Ming Dynasty, 16th century. Photo Sotheby's the rounded bowl deeply carved on the exterior with a continuous scene of figures in a landscape, on one side an official surrounded by his entourage stands next to a crouching tiger, set in an garden just outside a half-open door with mountains in the distance, the reverse with a group of soldiers, officials and flag bearers walking towards a narrow path with mountains in the background, set between a band of... [Lire la suite]
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05 mai 2012

Yan Pei-Ming, Exécution, Après Goya, 2008.

Yan Pei-Ming, Exécution, Après Goya, 2008. Oil on canvas, 110 1/4 x 157 3/4 x 2 5/8 in. Photo: Courtesy the artist and David Zwirner, New York. NEW YORK, NY.- David Zwirner presents an exhibition of recent work by Yan Pei-Ming, on view at the gallery’s 519 West 19th Street space. Born in Shanghai in 1960 and based in Dijon, France, Ming has gained international recognition for his large-sized, monochromatic portraits. His subjects, which range from historical figures, political leaders, and celebrities to anonymous... [Lire la suite]
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05 mai 2012

A fine peachbloom 'Bee-hive' waterpot, taibo zun. Mark and period of Kangxi.

A fine peachbloom 'Bee-hive' waterpot, taibo zun. Mark and period of Kangxi. Photo Sotheby's the hemispherical body contracting to a narrow waisted neck below an everted mouthrim, the exterior incised with three archaistic chilong roundels, glazed throughout in an mottled red of a rich crushed-strawberry tone with characteristic mushroom-coloured speckles at the neck, save for a white base inscribed in underglaze blue with a six-character reign mark written in three vertical lines, wood... [Lire la suite]
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05 mai 2012

Yan Pei-Ming (B. 1960), Vermillon de Chine

Yan Pei-Ming (B. 1960), Vermillon de Chine. Photo Sotheby's signed, titled and dated 95 on the reverse; oil on canvas; 78 7/8 by 67 in. 200.3 by 170.2 cm. Lot 537. Estimation 400,000-600,000 USD PROVENANCE: Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, BrusselsAcquired by the present owner from the above NOTE DE CATALOGUE: "Art is about man. It speaks to people. Portrait is like a mirror, it reflects to us who we are, what we are. My work always orients towards human beings, it's the center, the... [Lire la suite]
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