20 avril 2017

A masterpiece by Jean-Michel Basquiat to lead Sotheby's Contemporary Art Evening Auction

Jean Michel-Basquiat, Untitled, 1982. Oilstick, acrylic and spraypaint on canvas, 72 1/8 by 68 1/8 in. Estimate in excess of $60 million © 2017 The Estate of Jean-Michel Basquiat / ADAGP, Paris / ARS. Courtesy Sotheby’s. NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Auction will be led by Jean-Michel Basquiat’s Untitled from 1982, a monumental masterpiece that has been virtually unseen since it last appeared on the market in May 1984. The landmark canvas is one of a number of iconic American post-war paintings in a... [Lire la suite]

15 avril 2017

TEFAF New York Spring offers first look at debut fair focusing on modern and contemporary art & design

  NEW YORK, NY.- TEFAF New York has released a “first look” at the inaugural TEFAF New York Spring Fair that will take place at the historic Park Avenue Armory in New York City from May 4-8, 2017, with the Opening VIP Preview on May 3, 2017. The Fair will feature 92 of the world’s most illustrious dealers who specialize in Modern and Contemporary Art and Design. In addition, a small number of dealers will exhibit jewelry, African & Oceanic art, and antiquities. The inclusion of African & Oceanic works and... [Lire la suite]
20 mars 2017

Leslie Hindman Auctioneers announces series of luxury accessories and couture auctions

  CHICAGO, IL.- Leslie Hindman Auctioneers will conduct two sales of curated couture and luxury accessories for the upcoming spring season. The April 5 Luxury Accessories and Couture auction will include over 150 lots spanning from the 1920s onward by iconic designers. Starting March 27 and running through April 7 is a timed online only sale, Spring Staples, which will feature everyday couture from Hermes scarves to costume jewelry. The April 5 auction includes numerous Hermes handbags in bright colors such as a gold... [Lire la suite]
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]