13 novembre 2016

The best of the art & luxury markets offered at Koller

GENEVA.- The November – December auction series at Koller features a large sculpture by Chinese conceptual artist and dissident Ai Weiwei; important works by Gabriele Münter, one of the founders of the Blaue Reiter movement; an oil on canvas by Keith Haring from his European travels in the mid-80s, and a large painting by Swiss artist Albert Anker estimated at approximately $1 million. Koller’s first stand-alone Photographs auction in almost a decade features portraits of personalities such as Muhammed Ali, Desmond Tutu... [Lire la suite]

18 août 2016

Andy Warhol photographs available for immediate purchase on artnet Auctions

Andy Warhol (American, 1928–1987), Andy Warhol and Male Model, 1982. Gelatin silver print. Overall Size: 8 x 10 in. (20.32 x 25.4 cm). Acquire Now: 14,400 USD. NEW YORK, NY.- Andy Warhol Photographs, an exciting opportunity to immediately purchase photographs by Pop Art legend Andy Warhol is live on artnet Auctions. American Pop art icon Andy Warhol (1928–1987) was known for taking photographic portraits of his many friends in and outside of the art world. The photographic medium was critical to Warhol’s artistic... [Lire la suite]
19 juillet 2016

Self-portraits from Rembrandt to Ai Weiwei explored at Scottish National Portrait Gallery

'Facing the World | Self-Portraits Rembrandt to Ai Weiwei' EDINBURGH.- The many extraordinary ways that artists have created works using their own image are being explored in a major international exhibition at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery this summer. From Rembrandt’s famously unflinching treatment of his ageing reflection to Ai Weiwei’s politically charged use of social media, artists have chosen a multitude of strategies to portray themselves, for reasons ranging from self-promotion to the questioning of... [Lire la suite]
29 juin 2016

Andy Warhol (1928 - 1987), Mao, 1974

Lot 141. Andy Warhol (1928 - 1987), Mao, signed and dated 74 on the overlap, acrylic and silkscreen ink on canvas, 30.7 by 25.7 cm. 12 by 10 1/8 in. Estimate 450,000 — 650,000 GBP. Lot sold 545,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. stamped by the Andy Warhol Authentication Board, Inc. and numbered A108.042 on the overlap.  Provenance: Private Collection (acquired from the artist)Marvin Ross Friedman & Company, MiamiAnthony Meier Fine Arts, San... [Lire la suite]
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29 juin 2016

Andy Warhol (1928 - 1987), Jackie, 1964

Lot 21. Andy Warhol (1928 - 1987), Jackie, 1964, signed and dated 1964 on the reverse, acrylic and silkscreen ink on canvas, 50.7 by 40.7 cm. 20 by 16 in. Estimate 1,200,000 — 1,800,000 GBP. Lot sold 1,445,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. Provenance: Fine Art Exchange, Palm Beach Todd Brassner, New York Lee B. Gordon, USA  Christie’s, Los Angeles, 14 October 1998, Lot 52  Jane Holzer, New York Acquired from the above by the previous owner in 2013 ... [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]
10 juin 2016

Christie's announces highlights from its Post-War and Contemporary Art Auctions in London

Gerhard Richter (B. 1932), Abstraktes Bild (811-2), signed, numbered and dated ‘811-2 Richter 1994’ (on the reverse), oil on canvas, 98 x 78 1/2 in. (250 x 200cm.). Painted in 1994. Estimate on Request. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2016 LONDON.- Christie’s will bring together a selection of international names in the Post-War and Contemporary Art Auctions on 29 and 30 June at London’s King Street. This season’s auctions are complemented by a strong core of Post-War and Contemporary... [Lire la suite]
24 mai 2016

Cultural Revolution: Rare Warhol painting of Chairman Mao to star at Bonhams

Andy Warhol, Mao, 1973, estimated at £580,000-780,000, will be offered at the Bonhams Post War and Contemporary Art sale on 29 June. Photo: Bonhams. LONDON.- Bonhams will lead the Post-War and Contemporary Art season with a spectacular Andy Warhol painting of Chairman Mao, estimated at £580,000-780,000, to be offered at New Bond Street on 29 June.   The stunning, densely-textured painting comes fresh to the market having originally been handled by the artist’s legendary dealer Leo Castelli in the 1970s. The... [Lire la suite]
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26 mars 2016

"Autoportraits, de Rembrandt au selfie" au Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon

  LYON - Le musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon s’est associé à deux grandes institutions européennes, la Staatliche Kunsthalle de Karlsruhe, en Allemagne, et les National Galleries of Scotland à Édimbourg, au Royaume-Uni, pour concevoir une exposition sur le thème de l’autoportrait. S’appuyant sur les collections de chacun des trois musées partenaires, le parcours rassemble près de 150 oeuvres – peintures, sculptures, dessins, gravures, photographies, vidéos, jusqu’aux selfies d’Ai Weiwei –,... [Lire la suite]