The Tatler Art Agenda for March
From modern South African sculptures to contemporary Middle Eastern works, the Tatler Art Agenda for March events spans it all.
Modern Art & Design Auction | March 1
A massive abstract hanging installation created by Italian-American artist Harry Bertoia in 1961 headlines Los Angeles Modern Auctions’ winter sale, the Modern Art and Design Auction. Other illustrious names with works on the block include Roy Lichtenstein, Pablo Picasso, Andy Warhol, Ruth Asawa, and Bruce Conner. The works by Conner include a series of slides taken from when the artist is experimenting with light shows in collaboration with the North American Ibis Alchemical Company.
Los Angeles Modern Auctions, 16145 Hart Street Van Nuys, California
Juan Luna's A Farm House
Salcedo Auctions: Important Philippine Art Sale
In its fifth year as the leading art authority in the business, Salcedo Auctions presents a new sale category for its private collectors. The Important Philippine Art category raises the bar yet again after its sale of Juan Luna's Aesop after Velazquez in 2014. Salcedo Auctions will be featuring another long lost work from Juan Luna as well as a Fabian dela Rosa and Fernando Zobel masterpieces.
Salcedo Auctions Unit 104-B G/F Three Salcedo Place 121 Tordesillas Street, Salcedo Village, Makati City
Hong Kong Art Week | March 14 – 17
Many things have changed for the 2015 Art Week in Hong Kong. Art Basel begins on March 15 to 17 instead of May, and the founders of ART HK have added a new art fair, the Art Central, happening on March 14 to 16 at the Central Harbourfront. Filipino galleries such as 1335 Mabini, The Drawing Room, Artinformal, Finale Art File, and Silverlens will be participating the art week.
Art Central, Central Harbourfront Event Space, Lung Wo Road, Hong Kong,
Art Basel, The Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Expo Drive, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
Art Dubai | March 15-18
One of the biggest fairs in the world that focuses on artwork from the North African, Middle Eastern and South Asian regions, Art Dubai is back in its ninth year. A lineup of around 90 galleries are set to showcase works in three sections: Contemporary, Modern (dedicated to the regions’ artistic masters) and Marker, which focuses on a specific area of the world each year. This year, the programme sets its sights on Latin American art.
Index Tower, Floor 19, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Bonhams London | March 18
Paintings and sculptures from the 19th and 20th centuries feature at Bonhams’ South African Art sale. Leading the auction is Irma Stern’s oil painting Fisherman, Madeira, estimated at £300,000 to £500,000. One of the nation’s globally renowned artists, Stern’s work was strongly influenced by her extensive travels throughout Africa and Europe. Other artists in the sale include Walter Whall Battiss, Jacob Henry and Lucas Tandokwazi Sithole.
101 New Bond Street, London, United Kingdom
Christie’s Paris | March 25
Spanning more than 300 years and checking off some of the most significant art movements of the 19th and 20th centuries, Christie’s Exceptional Works on Paper evening sale will feature 49 pieces from the Triton Foundation, a Dutch collection of avant-garde art put together by the late businessman and multi-millionaire Willem Cordia.
9 Avenue Matignon, 75008 Paris, France
Sotheby’s Paris | March 26
To be offered for auction at Sotheby's Paris is Claude-Joseph Vernet’s The Fishermen Departure at Sunrise, together with other pieces from the collection of Mr. Louis Grandchamp des Raux. The collection presents a panorama of French 17th and 18th-century paintings, by Boucher, Fragonard, Desportes, Pierre-Antoine Lemoine, and Lépicié.
76 rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré, Paris, France