02 juillet 2020

World auction record for Bloomsbury artist at Bonhams Modern British and Irish sale in London

Lot 5. Roger Fry (British, 1866-1934), Portrait of E.M. Forster, oil on canvas, 73 x 60 cm. (28 1/4 x 23 5/8 in.). Painted in 1911. Estimate: £30,000-50,000. Sold for 325,062 (€ 359,463). Photo: Bonhams. LONDON.- A striking portrait of the novelist E. M. Forster by his friend, the art historian and painter Roger Fry, set a new world record for the artist at auction when it sold for £325,000 at Bonhams Modern British and Irish Art sale today (Wednesday 1 July). It had been estimated at... [Lire la suite]

30 juin 2020

Sotheby's live global auction event achieves $363.2 million and 93% sold

29 June 2020 – Oliver Barker, Chairman of Sotheby’s Europe, and tonight’s auctioneer said, “Being on the rostrum tonight was like being at the epicentre of a cinematic production. We would never have envisioned, even a few months ago, that it would be possible to hold a series of flagship New York sales as an unprecedented live-streamed event, with banks of telephone- bidding colleagues beamed in from around the world. But, just as throughout its 276-year history, Sotheby’s was ready to pivot at a moment’s notice – and... [Lire la suite]
17 juin 2020

René Magritte’s L’Arc de Triomphe, 1962 to highlight the London Selection of One: A Global Sale of the 20th century

René Magritte, L’arc de triomphe, 1962, estimate: £6.5-9.5 million. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 LONDON – On 10 July, Christie’s will offer René Magritte’s L’arc de triomphe (1962, estimate: £6.5-9.5 million) in London as a highlight of ONE: A Global Sale of the 20th Century. Painted during the opening months of 1962, L’arc de triomphe features one of the most familiar pictorial elements of René Magritte’s post-war oeuvre – the tall, imposing... [Lire la suite]
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17 juin 2020

Christie's to offer an important rediscovery by Soulages from 1950

Pierre Soulages, Peinture 130 x 89 cm, 25 novembre 1950. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 PARIS.- Christie’s France will offer an important rediscovery by Pierre Soulages which will highlight the Paris leg of ONE: a Global Sale of the 20th Century on 10 July 2020. The painting, executed in 1950, has been in the same private Australian collection since being first acquired in 1953 by the present owner’s father from the Galerie Louis Carré & Cie Paris, when it was included in a major exhibition that toured to... [Lire la suite]
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02 juin 2020

Christie's announces online-only auction of Post-War and Contemporary art in Amsterdam

AMSTERDAM.- Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Art Amsterdam auction will move to an online-only platform, taking place from 2 to 18 June 2020. Reflecting the breadth of works offered in the highly successful live sale, the new format will offer a survey of contemporary sculpture over the last 60 years, ranging from Shinkichi Tajiri to Yayoi Kusama and from Tony Cragg and Ulrich Rückriem to Isa Genzken. An early pre-war painting by Ernst Wilhelm Nay will be presented alongside works by A. R. Penck, Günther Förg, Arnulf... [Lire la suite]
20 mai 2020

$1.6 million still life by Giorgio Morandi marks new record price for any work offered in an online sale at Sotheby's

Lot 28. Giorgio Morandi (1890-1964), Natura morta (Still Life). Signed Morandi (lower right). Oil on canvas, 14⅞ by 17¾ in. (37.8 by 45.1 cm), Framed: 24¼ by 27 in. (61.5 by 68.5 cm). Painted in 1951. Estimate 1,000,000 - 1,500,000 USD. Sold for 1,580,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s first-ever Impressionist & Modern Art Day Sale Online concluded yesterday afternoon, achieving $9.9 million. Attracting an average of 3.5 bidders for every lot sold, the auction... [Lire la suite]
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16 mai 2020

Sotheby's online sales top $100M with record-setting $13.7M Contemporary Art Online Day Auction

NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s first ever Contemporary Art Day Auction Online concluded yesterday, totaling $13.7 million – the highest total ever for an online sale at Sotheby’s and more than double the previous record. The sale marks more than $100 million total in global online sales at Sotheby’s in 2020, nearly 5 times the total for online sales during the same period in 2019. The auction saw competitive bidding, with international bidding across 35 countries and 29% of all buyers new to Sotheby’s. Nicole Schloss, Co-Head of... [Lire la suite]
16 mai 2020

Christie's announces a new global 20th century art sale - four cities one auction experience

© Christie's Images Ltd 2020. NEW YORK, NY.- On July 10, Christie’s will present ONE: A Global Sale of the 20th Century, a new auction event offering Impressionist and Modern, Post-War and Contemporary art and Design.Utilizing streaming technology, the first of its kind relay-style auction will take place in real time across the time zones from four of the art world’s major hubs: Hong Kong, Paris, London and New York. The sale will offer a range of exceptional works over four consecutive sessions led by principle... [Lire la suite]
08 mai 2020

Phillips unveils two rare masterpieces by Zao Wou-Ki from the artist's Hurricane Period

Image courtesy of Phillips. HONG KONG.- Phillips unveiled two masterworks by Zao Wou-Ki, 22.6.63 and 24.10.63, as leading highlights of the 20th Century & Contemporary Art Evening Sale in Hong Kong on 8 July, 2020. Coming to the auction market for the very first time, these exceptionally important works are prime examples completed at the peak of the Zao Wou-Ki’s Hurricane Period (1959-1972), a period which is considered the height of his extraordinary artistic career.Isaure de Viel Castel, Head of 20th Century &... [Lire la suite]
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15 avril 2020

"Giorgio de Chirico. La peinture métaphysique" à l'Orangerie

PARIS - L’exposition Giorgio de Chirico. La peinture métaphysique retrace le parcours et les influences artistiques et philosophiques qui ont nourri l’artiste Giorgio de Chirico de Munich à Turin, puis à Paris où il découvre les avant-gardes picturales de son temps et enfin à Ferrare. De manière inédite, seront mis en lumière les liens du peintre, découvert par Apollinaire puis soutenu par le marchand Paul Guillaume, avec les cercles culturels et littéraires parisiens. Né en Grèce et formé dans le creuset de la culture... [Lire la suite]
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