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Atelier Van Lieshout Work to Go to Centre Pompidou

October 17th, 2017

Atelier Van Lieshout, via NYTDesign group Atelier Van Lieshout’s Domestikator sculpture, originally deemed too lewd for an installation outside the Louvre, will go on view outside the Centre Pompidou.“To have this major piece in front of the Pompidou is a victory,” says Julien Lombrail, director of the London-based gallery Carpenters Workshop, which represents the artists. “It’s an incredible moment for Paris and the public when we have so many issues surrounding art and censorship. It’s important for us to engage for the future.”
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New York Times Spotlights Challenges for Fall Auction Calendar

October 17th, 2017

Francis Bacon in London, via NYTA piece in the New York Times notes the growing stature of the London Contemporary Art auctions each October, and the challenges of two sets of major auctions each fall focusing on marquee works between New York and London. “There’s a volume issue,” says advisor Anthony McNerney of this month’s sales in the British capital. “A lot of collectors were feeling ‘art blind.’ ”
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Never-Before-Auctioned Léger Leads Christie’s Auction with $65 Million Estimate

October 17th, 2017

Fernand Leger, via NYTFernand Léger’s Contraste de formes, a work which has never been auctioned, will go on sale at Christie’s next month in New York, carrying with it an estimate of $65 million.  The price would set a new record for the artist. “Executed just months before the First World War, Contraste de formes, with its groundbreaking abstract conception and its thrillingly preserved physical state, is without question a major work of Modern Art,” says Conor Jordan, deputy chairman of Impressionist and modern art at Christie’s.
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Jules de Balincourt

Jules de Balincourt image via www.vmagazine.com

[image via www.vmagazine.com]

Jules de Balincourt (born 1972 in Paris) is a French painter. He was educated at the California College of Arts and Crafts, San Francisco receiving a BFA (1998) and went on to study at the Hunter College, New York graduating in 2005 with an MFA. He lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. He uses stencils, tape, knives and spray paint in the style of Outsider art.                       

Jules de Balincourt Cycles of Morning and Dyeing 2007 oil on panel image via jameswagner.com/2007

Cycles of Morning and Dyeing, 2007 oil on panel.

[image via jameswagner.com/2007]

Accidental Tourism and The Art of Forgetting image via www.artfacts.net

Accidental Tourism and The Art of Forgetting

[ image via www.artfacts.net]

De Balincourt founded the alternative art space Starr Space (formerly known as Starr Street Projects) in Brooklyn, NY. “Currently the space is used for dance and music performances, screenings, figure drawing, yoga, fundraisers and local church parties, and is constantly looking to expand in programming. “The future of the space, with hope, will encompass even more diverse happenings, leading to a regular congregation that reflects the quickening evolvement of the neighborhood.

[Bio via Wikipedia Entry ]

The Watchtower image via www.dailyserving.com

The Watchtower [image via www.dailyserving.com]

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