17 mai 2014

Ad Reinhardt Abstract painting highlights Modern & Contemporary art at Heritage Auctions

Ad Reinhardt (American, 1913-1967), Untitled (Blue-Purple Painting), 1952. Oil on canvas,36 x 24 inches (91.4 x 61.0 cm). Bears inscription. Includes artist's original painted strip frame. Estimate: $1,000,000 - $1,500,000. DALLAS, TX.- Untitled (Blue-Purple Painting), 1952, Ad Reinhardt's minimalist masterwork, is expected to bring $1 million as part of a 370-lot Modern & Contemporary Art Signature Auction May 31 at Heritage . Works by giants ranging from Jasper Johns, Andy Warhol, and Robert Rauschenberg... [Lire la suite]

17 mai 2014

Ceremonial swords achieve top price in record-breaking Bonhams £1.5 million Japanese Art Sale

The top lot in the sale was a pair of fine and rare early-19th-century sword covers with metal fittings (lot 196), which were estimated to sell for £35,000 to £45,000 but went to a telephone bidder for £75,500. Photo: Bonhams. LONDON - International auction house Bonhams sale of Fine Japanese Art made a total of £1.5million yesterday (15th May 2014), confirming its current place as the leading venue in Europe for selling the art of Japan. The top lot in the sale was a pair of fine and rare early-19th-century sword covers with... [Lire la suite]
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