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Martin Parr was born in England in 1952 in a London wealthy family.
Dive as a teenager by a passion for photography, he studied the subject
in Manchester in the 1970s before joining the prestigious Magnum
agency in 1994.
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The legend says that it was after a challenge from his son that Roy
Lichtenstein performs his first painting in 1961 after a drawing of
Mickey. A challenge that will take him far more than he could have
imagined...» Read more
After 40 years of absence, Georges Braque is finally celebrated in Paris
To mark the 50th anniversary of his death and for four months, the
Grand Palais ambitious retrospective of the artist who transformed
painting of the twentieth century with its innovative vision of landscape
and still life.» Read more
Zao Wou-Ki, one of the greatest French-Chinese painters of the second half of the twentieth century, died a few weeks ago at the age of 92.» Read more
From £200 to £120 000, the prices of his works are vary wide. Major player in the Figuration Libre of the 1980s, Combas is always an artist popular of the French contemporary art market.» Read more
The design is popular! This is the right time to sell. Do not hesitate to ask
us about the value of your items. Online valuations are free.» Read more
Icon design, the Transat is still very popular. It is said that one of its first editions has been sold for more than one million.» Read more
Pierre Guariche is a French designer of the 50s, from the "younger generation" emerging after the Second World War. First designer and integrator, it will be one of the founders of the ARP, then after artistic director of the Belgian firm Meurop, he turned to his dream: the interior design.» Read more
Whether reading an auction catalogue an art magazine or by discussing with an artist, your attention has been drawn by these three words "resale right" forming an enigmatic expression for the uninitiated.
Before going further, let's say it is a tax on the resale of a work of art that is paid to the artist.» Read more
On June 27 and 28, Christie's London organized the largest auction of European postwar and contemporary art with a total of £148,283,125.» Read more
The contemporary artist Steven Marc exposes currently in the gallery Alexandre Lazarew, a disconcerting work. His portraits show us the power in its various aspects, and its effects on the human thirst for supremacy.» Read more
Auctions of Impressionist, Modern and Contemporary art took place in New York as usual in May. The auction house Sotheby's realized a flawless result, smashing several world records for many artists and won the palm with the most expensive work of art ever sold at auction to date.» Read more
Following the Manet retrospective in 2010 and Monet in 2011, the Musée d'Orsay associated with the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston presents Edgar Degas (1834-1917). The bias of this exhibition is not to make us rediscover the works of Degas, whose last retrospective was in 1988, but to present a new angle» Read more
Ergonomic, economic, aesthetic, practical ... These are the qualities that can be attributed to the chair named RAR (Rocking Arm Chair Rod Base) by Charles and Ray Eames. Emblematic of Design, it crossed the decades without a wrinkle and always wins a huge market success.» Read more
The manufacture of Boch Frères Kéramis (Belgium, Province of Hainaut, La Louviere) is now well known through the work of the very dynamic Charles Catteau . The one of the sculptor Catherine Barjansky is much less even though her career is international: Rome, Berlin, New York, Vienna, Paris, Brussels ...» Read more
While the news and the market have the Street Art on an ascending wave such as in Paris, London and New York, there is an place where urban art has simply not right to exist Singapore. Any artist caught in full realization of a fresco on the walls of the city is sure to get a ticket for a stay in prison,» Read more
Street artist whose fame now exceeds largely the suburbs of Evry, his hometown, Marchal Mithouard aka SHAKA, established himself as a rising star of the French art scene.» Read more
Older than 60 years, this buffet-sideboard is part of the French history. It was produced at the request of the Ministry of War to equip the interiors of the victims of the 2nd World War. Brief overview of this highly functional piece of furniture which lays the foundations of design.» Read more
On the 21st and 24th September will be sold at auction major 20th century ceramics and design furniture by some of the most prestigious artists.» Read more
On March 28 at the Palais de Tokyo, Christie's sold the Chateau de Gourdon’s collections. For 4 days, collectors and dealers bid for these key pieces of Art Deco periods, Art Nouveau, Modernism and UAM (Union des Artistes Modernes) for a total of 42 million.» Read more