Annie Leibovitz on the verge of the ruin

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Photo of Bernardo Pérez

The history of Annie Leibovitz is like that of the modern artists, but on the contrary: it goes from the economic stardom to the financial ruin. As we comment already, Leibovitz had pawned part of his work in last February to settle debts.

Now then, the Supreme Court of New York gave to him one month to pay to his creditors 17 million euros that it owes or but it would lose the rights of his some photos, valued for 35 million euros. It seems that Leibovitz had asked for a loan for these 17 millions and was putting like guarantee his two houses and the copyright of photos as that of pregnant and naked Demi Moore in the front of Rolling Stone and the hug of Yoko Ono and Lennon.

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American artists in the auction of contemporary art and of postwar period in Christie's

This is a small advance of the first big autumn auction in Christie's, the first auction of contemporary art and of postwar period, which will be realized on September 23 in Rockefeller Center of New York.

In whole there will be 158 works of international artists of the contemporary art and of postwar period, but we have chosen these American artists for this first delivery:

Without title, of Sam Francis

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Signed “Sam Francis 1974 ″ in the reverse
Acrylic s/papel
26 x 31,7 cm
Executed in 1974
Starting price: 7.000 – 10.500 €

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Retrospective of Richard Rogers in CaixaForum Madrid

The first retrospective of the architectural work of Richard Rogers in Spain you will be able to see until next October 18 in CaixaForum Madrid.

The sample is a wide trip for the architecture of Rogers, catalogued like the humanist architect, for his belief in the civil society and his relation with the space like construction for social inclusion.

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I fell down Guo-Qiang: Courtyard of the recuadación of the revenue of Venice, work of the exhibition I Want to Believe

Until September 6 you have time to visit the exhibition I want to Believe, of Cai Guo-Qiang, that it is in the Museum Guggenheim of Bilbao.

The sample consists of 4 big works: Straight ahead, The traces of the history, Inopportune, Courtyard of the collection of the revenue of Venice (that we see in the video) and An Iwaki gift.

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I fell down Guo-Qiang: Inopportune, work of the exhibition I Want to Believe

I want to Believe it is the title of the exhibition of the Chinese artist I fell down guo-Qiang that you can see in the Museum Guggeneheim Bilbao until next September 6.

Throughout all this time we have seen one to one the works of the exhibition, across the videos in which the proper artist reports to us the conception that hides in each of them. Today it is the Inopportune shift of the installation, which assembly we have already seen in video.

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Annie Leibovitz, life of a photographer: images of the exhibition

Annie Leibovitz, Life of a photographer is one of the exhibitions more important that they presented before themselves in the frame of PhotoEspaña 2009 and that you have time to visit until September 6 in Room Alcala of Madrid.

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The new routes of the silk, exhibition of Kyong Park in the MUSAC

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Map New Silk Roads Route, 2007-2009

The new routes of the silk there is the title of the exhibition of the Korean urbanista Kyong Park that you can visit in the Contemporary Art museum of Castile and León (MUSAC).

What will we be able to see? The Park sample consists of works that document the town-planning research project, which includes different trips realized between Istanbul and Tokyo, revealing a new urban scenery.

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Identical photos, exhibition of Gerhard Richter in Telephone Foundation

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Overpainted Photographs’ Hatje Cantz Verlag, Ostfildern 2008
Collection of Elizabeth and David Breskin, San Francisco
Published in the book Gerhard Richter

Gerhard Richter: Identical photos there is the title of the exhibition of the German artist that you will be able to visit in the Telephone Foundation in Madrid.

What will we be able to see? The sample assembles more than 300 images realized by Richter from 1989 until today, where it applied the only skill, which consists of dragging every image on humid painting, creating new tones in the photo.

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I fell down Guo-Qiang: The traces of the history, work in the exhibition I Want to Believe

Until September 6 the exhibition of contemporary art will be opened to the public I want to Believe of Cai Guo-Qiang, one of the most important Chinese artists of the contemporary art.

The sample is in the Museum Guggenheim Bilbao, who also have realized a series of videos of the exhibition, with the proper artist as commentator of his work. Here the reading and motivations of the work trace of the history, realized in 2008 with gunpowder, one of the elements metáforicos that they define the language of this Chinese artist.

The night of lead, exhibition of Ugo Rondinone in the MUSAC

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Get up girl to sun is running the world

The night of lead is the title of the first individual exhibition in Spain of the Swiss artist Ugo Rondinone and you will be able to visit it in the Contemporary Art museum of Castile and León (MUSAC).

What will we be able to see? The sample is a big project, it relies on with more than 2.500 meters of sculptures, someone especially created for this occasion and ancient others, and German expressionist Hans Henny Jahn is based on the novel night of lead of the writer writer.

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