13 mars 2014

Christie's Milan Modern & Contemporary Auctions to offer works by Burri, Fontana & Manzoni

  Lucio Fontana, Concetto spaziale, Attese. Estimate: €700,000 – 1,000,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2014 MILAN.- Following its successful debut last year, Christie’s announced the auctions Milan Modern and Contemporary which will take place on 2 & 3 April 2014 at Palazzo Clerici, Milan. As global demand has never been stronger for 20th Century Italian art, Milan Modern and Contemporary will build on Christie’s recent record breaking auctions of Italian art by continuing to provide the top of the market with a carefully... [Lire la suite]

29 janvier 2013

Alberto Burri (1915-1995), Cretto

Alberto Burri (1915-1995), Cretto. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2013 signed twice and dedicated 'BURRI in occasione di un anniversario significativo con stima e simpatia a Fiorella ed Emilio. Alberto Burri Roma 31-3-1978' (on the reverse); acrovinyl on cellotex; 27 7/8 x 39 3/8in. (70.5 x 100cm.). Executed in 1975. Estimate £400,000 - £600,000 Provenance: Private Collection, Rome (acquired directly from the artist in 1978).Acquired from the above by the present owner in the early 1980s. ... [Lire la suite]
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27 septembre 2012

Fontana, Manzoni and Marini headline Sotheby's forthcoming London Sale of 20th Century Italian Art

Lucio Fontana (1899 - 1968), Concetto Spaziale, Attesa (Pink). Est. £1-1.5 million. Photo: Sotheby's.  LONDON.- Sotheby's London presents its forthcoming 20th Century Italian Art Sale, which will take place on Friday, October 12, 2012. The auction will include major works by Lucio Fontana, Piero Manzoni, Alberto Burri, Marino Marini and Giorgio Morandi, in addition to a fine group of ‘Arte Povera’ works. The entire sale is estimated to realise in excess of £14 million. Discussing the forthcoming 20th Century Italian Art Sale,... [Lire la suite]
08 juin 2012

"Art of Another Kind: International Abstraction and the Guggenheim, 1949-1960"

Mark Rothko, Untitled (Violet, Black, Orange, Yellow on White and Red), 1949. Oil on canvas, 207 x 167.6 cm. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Gift, Elaine and Werner Dannheisser and The Dannheisser Foundation 78.246. © 2012 Kate Rothko Prizel and Christopher Rothko/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York NEW YORK, NY.- From June 8 to September 12, 2012, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum presents Art of Another Kind: International Abstraction and the Guggenheim, 1949-1960. Comprising approximately 100 works by nearly 70 artists, the... [Lire la suite]
25 janvier 2012

Sotheby's forthcoming Contemporary Art Evening Auction highlighted by desirable and fresh-to-market works

 LONDON.- Following Sotheby’s third most successful year ever (2011) for global auctions of Contemporary Art, which totalled $1.17 billion, the company presents its forthcoming Contemporary Art Evening Auction. The sale, which will be staged in London on Tuesday, February 15th, 2012, will include an array of major artworks by established Post-War and Contemporary artists including Gerhard Richter, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Alighiero Boetti and Alberto Burri, and will also feature an exceptionally strong British Art... [Lire la suite]
27 novembre 2010

Morandi and Fontana Lead the Milan Evening Sale of Modern and Contemporary Art at Sotheby's

MILAN.- Many International private collectors have participated to the Sotheby's Contemporary Art Evening Sale in Milan. I’m pleased to highlight – comments Stefano Moreni, Head of the department – the 1954 Natura Morta by Giorgio Morandi sold to an Asian private collector at more than 670.000 euro. Moreover, I would like to mention the brilliant results fetched by Afro, Tancredi and the 1959 Vedova (lot 34 sold at 168.750 euro) to important European private collectors. Emilio Vedova (1919 - 2006), Immagine... [Lire la suite]

28 septembre 2010

Masterworks by Fontana and De Chirico Lead Sotheby's Auction

Interno metafisico (Natura morta metafisica) by Giorgio de Chirico. Estimate: £1.6-2.5 million. Photo: Sotheby's LONDON.- On Friday, October 15, 2010 Sotheby’s annual 20th Century Italian Art Sale will showcase the work of many of Italy’s foremost Modern, Post-War and Contemporary artists, including Marino Marini, Giorgio de Chirico, Lucio Fontana, Piero Manzoni and Alberto Burri. Sotheby’s, the only auction house to have staged a dedicated sale in this category each year since pioneering auctions in this collecting field in... [Lire la suite]
27 novembre 2009

Bonhams to Make Its Impression on the Recovering Art Market with December Sale

Bonhams has announced an exciting line-up of works for its Impressionist and Modern Art sale to be held at New Bond Street on Thursday 3 December. Fighting for position as the sale's most valuable lot is 'Gladiatori nell'arena' by Giorgio de Chirico (1888-1978). An oil on canvas dated 1927, the painting is from Leonce Rosenberg's hugely important collection of the artist's Gladiator paintings which he housed in his Parisian apartment. Unsurprisingly, for such a significant piece, 'Gladiatori nell'arena' has attracted a pre-sale... [Lire la suite]
17 janvier 2009

Christie's Auction of Post-War and Contemporary Art

LONDON.- Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale will take place on 11 February 2009 and will offer a comprehensive selection of 31 works of art representing the last 60 years. The auction is led by Man in Blue VI, an exceptional portrait by Francis Bacon (1909-1992) which is offered at auction for the first time having been in the same ownership for nearly 40 years (estimate: £4,000,000 to £6,000,000). The auction will offer a number of rare opportunities to collectors, as many of the works are offered at auction for... [Lire la suite]
17 septembre 2008

"Thie Italian Sale" chez Christie's London

Partizione centrale is a large canvas painted with oil colors and sand by Domenico Gnoli in 1969 (estimate £250,000-350,000). Photo: Christie's Images ltd. 2008 LONDON.- On 20 October, Christie's will present the 7th edition of The Italian Sale in its historical salerooms in London. This annual auction will offer an exceptional selection of twentieth century Italian Art by the most renowned and internationally sought-after artists including Alberto Burri, Giorgio de Chirico, Lucio Fontana, Mario Merz and Pino Pascali. The sale... [Lire la suite]