05 janvier 2022

Frisson: Iconic collection debuts at Seattle Art Museum

Mark Rothko, American, born Russia (now Latvia) (1903–1970), Untitled, 1963. Oil on canvas, 69 × 90 in. (152.4 × 228.6 cm). Seattle Art Museum, Gift of the Friday Foundation in honor of Richard E. Lang and Jane Lang Davis, 2020.14.16. Photo by Spike Mafford / Zocalo Studios. Courtesy of Friday Foundation. © 2021 The Mark Rothko Estate / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.  SEATTLE, WA.- The Seattle Art Museum presents Frisson: The Richard E. Lang and Jane Lang Davis Collection (October 15,... [Lire la suite]

08 décembre 2021

Christie's France Post War and Contemporary Art Live and Online Sales total €19,4 million

  Jean Paul Riopelle (1923-2002), La sombreuse (Il y a une couleur qui se promène et des gens cachés dans cette couleur), signé et daté 'Riopelle 54' (en bas à gauche); signé et daté 'Riopelle 54' (au dos), huile sur toile, 280 x 200.6 cm. Peint en 1954. Price realised EUR 3,740,000 (Estimate EUR 2,500,000 - EUR 4,000,000). © Christie's Images Ltd 2021. PARIS.- The Post War and Contemporary art live and online sales achieved a combined total of €19,373,500, doubling the global... [Lire la suite]
29 octobre 2021

Francis Bacon's 'Pope with Owls' to lead Phillips' Evening Sale on 17 November, estimated at $35-45 million

Francis Bacon, ‘Pope with Owls’, circa 1958. Estimate: $35-45 Million. Image courtesy of Phillips. NEW YORK, NY.- On 17 November, Phillips will offer Francis Bacon’s ‘Pope with Owls’ as the star lot of the New York Evening Sale of 20th Century & Contemporary Art. Executed circa 1958, the work arrives for the first time at auction with an estimate of $35-45 million, having been held in the same prestigious private American collection for nearly four decades.Jean-Paul Engelen, Deputy Chairman and Worldwide... [Lire la suite]
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19 octobre 2021

Christie's New York 20th Century Evening Sale features Picasso's Profil

Pablo Picasso, Profil, signed and dated ‘Picasso -27-1-XXX’ (lower left), oil and charcoal on cradled panel 26 x 20 in. (66 x 50.8 cm.) Painted in 1930. Estimate: $6 Million - $8 Million. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021. NEW YORK, NY.- Christie's announces Pablo Picasso’s Profil will be featured in the 20th Century Art Evening Sale on 11 November in New York. The painting is the property of The Regents of the University of California, Los Angeles and will be sold to benefit acquisitions for the UCLA Grunwald Center and... [Lire la suite]
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09 octobre 2021

Trois toiles d'Olivier Debré chez Christie's Paris, 13 octobre 202

Lot 1. Olivier Debré (1920-1999), Rouge orange coulé, traces blanches et vertes, signé, titré et daté 'O. DEBRÉ "Rouge orange coulé traces blanches et vertes" 96' (au dos), huile sur toile, 150 x 150 cm. Peint en 1996. Estimate: €35,000 - €55,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021. signed, tittled and dated 'O. DEBRÉ "Rouge orange coulé traces blanches et vertes" 96' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 39 3/8 x 39 3/8 in. Painted in 1996. Provenance: Acquis directement auprès de l'artiste en 1999. Note: Né parisien... [Lire la suite]
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06 octobre 2021

Gerhard Richter, Abstraktes Bild 747-1 From the Inaugural Survey at Tate Britain 1991 to Christie’s Asia 2021

Gerhard Richter (B.1932), Abstraktes Bild 747-1, 200 x 200 cm. Oil on canvas. Painted in 1991. Estimate HK$128,000,000 – 166,000,000 / US$16,500,000 – 21,000,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021 Hong Kong – Christie’s 20th and 21st Century Art Department is proud to present a rare, museum-quality masterwork by the legendary Abstract Art titan Gerhard Richter: Abstraktes Bild 747-1, as a focal point of the 20th and 21st Century Art Evening Sale on 1 December. Executed in 1991, the iconic... [Lire la suite]
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05 octobre 2021

Warhol's portrait of Basquiat from the collection of Peter Brant highlights Christie's sale

Andy Warhol, Jean-Michel Basquiat, 1982. Estimate upon request. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021. NEW YORK, NY.- This November, Christie’s New York will present Andy Warhol’s seminal portrait of Jean-Michel Basquiat as a leading highlight of its 20th Century Evening Sale (estimate on request; in excess of $20 million). In this 40 x 40 inch painting, Warhol elevates the young Basquiat to his pantheon of cultural icons which includes Marilyn Monroe and Elizabeth Taylor. It also celebrates the remarkable friendship between... [Lire la suite]
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22 septembre 2021

Albertina Museum marks the 100th aniversary of Amedeo Modigliani's death with exhibition

VIENNA.- His entire life long, he was plagued by poverty, strokes of fate, drug excesses, and severe illness, with his earnings as an artist sufficing only to cover his rent and the barest necessities. But today, works by Amedeo Modigliani—a native of Livorno, Italy who died in his studio in 1920 at just 35 years of age—number among the most expensive, with individual paintings fetching nine-figure sums.In view of his death’s 100th anniversary, Vienna’s Albertina Museum is honoring Amedeo Modigliani (1884–1920) with a... [Lire la suite]
05 août 2021

United States of Abstraction : Les artistes américains en France exposés au Musée Fabre

  MONTPELLIER - En collaboration avec le Musée d’arts de Nantes , le musée Fabre proposera à Montpellier, du 6 août au 31 octobre 2021, une ambitieuse exposition consacrée à un ensemble d’artistes américains qui, installés en France, ont contribué à la redéfinition de l’art abstrait sur le continent européen. Au sortir de la Seconde Guerre mondiale, alors que la Ville lumière perd progressivement sa prééminence de capitale mondiale de l’art occidental au profit de New York,  plusieurs centaines d’artistes, musiciens... [Lire la suite]
23 juillet 2021

'Pre-Raphaelite Artist of Hope: Evelyn De Morgan' at The De Morgan Foundation

 Living through a global pandemic changed the world forever in many ways. One positive outcome was that we all united with a sense of hope for better days ahead. Evelyn De Morgan was born during the Crimean War (1853-56), at a time when life in Victorian Britain was both full of the spirit of progress but dogged by short-lived military conflicts. She also lived through the Boer Wars and First World War.  Night and Sleep (1878) by Evelyn De Morgan (C) De Morgan Collection, courtesy of the De Morgan Foundation. ... [Lire la suite]
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