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New Week, New Works! Now on View at Christie's Los Angeles until April 28. 10am-6pm.
Visionaries: Works from the Emily and Jerry Spiegel Collection
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‘An entirely new kind of painting’. Specialist Alan Wintermute enthuses over an historic work by Nicolas Lancret — one of the greatest early 18th-century French paintings still in private hands.
Nicolas Lancret (Paris 1690-1743), Autumn. 44⅝ x 36¾ in (113.3 x 93.4 cm). Estimate: $2,000,000-4,000,000.
Old Masters – 27 April at Christie’s in New York.
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The flamboyant and intense floral patterns that typify production of textiles from the Shakhrisabz region are easily seen in the elegant borders of this impressive panel.
Detail from A Susani, Shakhrisabz Area, Uzbekistan, Mid-19th Century. Estimate £15,000-20,000.
Arts & Textiles of the Islamic & Indian Worlds – 28 April 2017, London, South Kensington.
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From 25 to 27 April, @christiesparis will showcase 30 works of Asian Contemporary Art, featuring pieces by Zao Wou-Ki, Sanyu, T’ang Haywen, Lin Fengmian and Chu Teh-Chun. This historic exhibit will pay tribute to the Chinese artists of the School of Paris.
Among the highlights is a rare 1964 painting by Zao Wou-Ki, a masterpiece of the upcoming Asian 20th Century & Contemporary Art auction in Hong Kong on 27 May. “Voir Paris : une aventure chinoise” Exhibit – 25–27 April 2017 (10AM – PM) at Christie’s Paris.
Zao Wou-Ki (1920-2013), 29.03.64, oil on canvas. Executed in 1964. Estimate: HKD 38.000.000-48.000.000.
Asian 20th Century & Contemporary Art Evening Auction – 27 May at Christie’s Hong Kong.
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Hokusai's The Great Wave is a study in contrasts 🌊
An Inquiring Mind: American Collecting of Japanese & Korean Art – Tomorrow at Christie’s New York.
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