17 novembre 2016

De Kooning painting sold for record $66.3 million

Willem de Kooning, Untitled XXV, 1977. Sold for $66,327,500 (£53,147,035 / €61,491,120. World auction record for the artist. Photo Sotheby's The November 15 evening sale of Post-War and Contemporary Art realized US$276,972,500 / £221,933,093 / €256,776,589 with sell-through rates of 89% by lot and 94% by value. The sale established 4 new world auction records for artists including Willem de Kooning, Jonathan Horowitz, John Currin and Giuseppe Gallo, and one medium record for a work on paper by Christopher... [Lire la suite]
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01 octobre 2016

Masterpiece by de Kooning highlights Post-War and Contemporary Evening sale in New York

Willem de Kooning, Untitled XXV, 1977. Estimated in the region of $40 million. Being sold exactly 10 years after setting world auction record for any Post-War work of art on November 15, 2006 at Christie’s New York. © Christie’s Images Limited 2016. NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s will present Willem de Kooning’s 1977 masterpiece, Untitled XXV, in its November 15 Evening sale of Post-War and Contemporary Art in New York. Estimated in the region of $40 million, Untitled XXV comes to the auction market for the... [Lire la suite]
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25 juin 2016

Andy Warhol (1928-1987), Skull, 1977

Lot 31. Andy Warhol (1928-1987), Skull, signed and dated 'Andy Warhol 77' (on the overlap), acrylic and silkscreen ink on canvas, 15 x 19 1/8in. (38.1 x 48.6cm.). Executed in 1977. Estimate £600,000 – £800,000 ($885,000 - $1,180,000). Photo: Christie's Image Ltd 2016. Provenance: Galerie Bruno Bischofberger, Zurich.Lauren Hutton Collection, Los Angeles.Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles.Acquired from the above by the present owner. Notes: ‘Death can really make you look like a... [Lire la suite]
16 février 2016

“XYZ, Robert Mapplethorpe curated by Peter Marino”, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac

Robert Mapplethorpe, Lowell Smith, 1981. Silver gelatin print. 50.8 x 40.6 cm. Courtesy Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris / Salzburg, © Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation. Used by permission Pour cette exposition, l'architecte américain Peter Marino a sélectionné plus de 60 photographies et 20 polaroids dans l'inventaire de la Fondation Mapplethorpe à New York, réinterprétant les trois thèmes des célèbres portfolios XYZ: imagerie sadomasochiste homosexuelle (X), natures mortes florales (Y) et portraits nus d'hommes afro-américains... [Lire la suite]
29 octobre 2015

Willem de Kooning leads Phillips 20th Century & Contemporary Art Evening Sale in New York

Michelangelo Pistoletto, Gruppo di persone , 1962, graphite on tissue paper on mirror-polished stainless steel, mounted to canvas, 71 x 49 in. (180.3 x 124.5 cm). Signed and dated "Pistoletto 1962" on the reverse. Estimate $1 500 000 - 2 500 000  NEW YORK, NY.- Phillips sales of 20th Century & Contemporary Art in New York will be led by Willem de Kooning’s Untitled XXVIII, 1977. Rendered in creamy yellows, crisp whites and sky blues, the work perfectly... [Lire la suite]
11 janvier 2013

François Meyer (XXe siècle), Warhol, New-York, 1977

François Meyer (XXe siècle), Warhol, New-York, 1977. Photo Pescheteau-Badin Tirage argentique, signé en bas à droite, titré, daté et situé en bas à gauche. 40 x 50 cm. Estimation : 800 / 1 200 € Pescheteau-Badin. Samedi 26 janvier 2013. Drouot Richelieu - Salle 4 - 9, rue Drouot - 75009 Paris.  Tél: 01 47 70 50 90 / Fax: 01 48 01 04 45. mail: infos@pescheteau-badin.com
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08 août 2012

Diego Giacometti (1902-1985),L'Autruche, 1977

Diego Giacometti (1902-1985),L'Autruche, 1977. Photo courtesy Artcurial Bronze à patine marron à reflets vert antique signée Diego sur le socle. H : 50 cm. Lot 145. Estimation : 40 000 / 50 000 €Bibliographie : Daniel Marchesseau, Diego Giacometti, Editions Hermann, Paris, 1986, page 124.Un certificat de James Lors établi en date du 6 avril 2007 sera remis à l'acquéreur. Artcurial Deauville. Mardi 21 août 2012. Salle Kergolay - 31, avenue Florian de Kergorlay - 14800 Deauville
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07 novembre 2010

Quatre oeuvres de Mai Trung Thu @ Cornette de Saint Cyr

Mai Trung Thu (1906-1980), Enfant endormi. photo courtesy Cornette de Saint Cyr  Encre et gouache sur soie. Signé en bas à droite avec cachet de l'artiste; 27 x 46 cm (à vue) - Estimation : 20 000 / 30 000 €Provenance : acquis par la famille des actuels propriétaires à la galerie Apesteguy (Deauville), cadre d‘origine Mai Trung Thu (1906-1980), Cinq enfants - La lecture. photo courtesy Cornette de Saint Cyr  Encre et gouache sur soie. Signé en bas à droite avec cachet de l'artiste; 46 x 12,5 cm (à vue) -... [Lire la suite]
02 juillet 2010

Frank Auerbach Painting of His Lover Makes 860,000 Pounds @ Bonhams

Frank Auerbach (German, born 1931) Head of E.O.W. III, 1961, oil on board, 31.7 x 30.5 cm..Sold for: £860,000, Photo: Bonhams LONDON.- An important painting by the British painter Frank Auerbach of his long-term lover, Estella Olive West, entitled Head of E.O.W. III, 1961, sold yesterday (30 June) for a remarkable £860,000 at Bonhams, New Bond Street, as part of its 20th Century British Art sale. The sale fetched an impressive £2.8 million in total. The painting, which has never appeared at auction before, had been expected to... [Lire la suite]
30 mai 2010

Irving Penn (1917-2009) Two Liqueurs, New York , 1951 & Frozen Foods with String Beans, New York, 1977

Irving Penn (1917-2009) Two Liqueurs, New York , 1951. photo Sotheby's Dye-transfer print, printed before 1960. Flush-mounted to an aluminium board. Signed, titled and dated Two Liqueurs, New York 1951, annotated Print made before 1960 and Ref. 6419 by the photographer in pencil, with stamps 'Signed prints of this photograph not exceeding 16' and 'Dye transfer print made before 1960' with number and date in pencil, and with the photographer's Condé Nast copyright stamp on a paper label fixed to the reverse, and with a 'Irving... [Lire la suite]
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