24 juin 2015

Phillips' June Contemporary Art Auctions include art by Ai Weiwei, Bruce Nauman and Andy Warhol

LONDON.- Phillips presents highlights from the June Contemporary Art Auctions including highlights by Ai Weiwei, Bruce Nauman, Andy Warhol, Sigmar Polke, Raqib Shaw, Andreas Gursky, Yue Minjun, Damien Hirst and Mark Bradford. The Contemporary Art Sales will offer over 200 lots with a combined pre-sale estimate of £22.7-34.3 million ($34.7-52.3 million / €31.2-47.1 million).  The Contemporary Art Evening Sale presents 53 lots and carries a pre-sale estimate of £17,925,000 - £27,275,000 ($27.3-$41.6 million / €24.6-... [Lire la suite]

13 juin 2015

Unseen early work by Warhol to make public debut at Masterpiece London 2015

‘The Socialite’, by Andy Warhol, 1986-1987. 40 x 40 inches.  LONDON.- Masterpiece London announced that a rare painting by Andy Warhol will make its first ever public showing at the Fair this June, courtesy of Long-Sharp Gallery. The work, entitled ‘The Socialite’, was created in 1986-1987 and depicts Olga Berde Mahl, an attorney and real estate agent based out of New York. Warhol created two portraits of Mahl, the second of which is still in her possession, which he used to pay in part for his studio at 123 Watts... [Lire la suite]
14 mai 2015

Mark Rothko painting sells for $46.5 million at Sotheby's auction in New York

Mark Rothko, Untitled (Yellow and Blue), 1954. Estimate $40-60millon. Lot sold 46,450,000 USD. Photo courtesy Sotheby's. NEW YORK (AFP).- A Mark Rothko painting sold for $46.5 million Tuesday at a Sotheby's auction in New York, an evening in which several records were set including one for a work by German artist Sigmar Polke. The Rothko work "Untitled, (Yellow and Blue)", measuring 2.42 meters by 1.86 meters (about eight feet by 6.1 feet) and completed in 1954, had been estimated at between $40... [Lire la suite]
23 avril 2015

Art Institute of Chicago Receives Over $400 Million in Art, Its Largest Gift Ever

Jasper Johns, "Target", 1961. The Art Institute of Chicago, Gift of Edlis/Neeson Collection. CHICAGO - Douglas Druick, President and Eloise W. Martin Director of the Art Institute of Chicago, has announced the largest gift of art in the museum’s 136-year history: the Edlis/Neeson Collection, 42 iconic masterpieces of contemporary art donated by the Chicagobased collectors and philanthropists Stefan T. Edlis and his wife, Gael Neeson. The gift includes nine works by Andy Warhol, three paintings by Jasper Johns, one Robert... [Lire la suite]
10 août 2014

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05 août 2014

Sotheby's Auction in New York of the Private Collection Of Celebrated Los Angeles Gallerist, Joni Gordon, On September 2014

Vija Celmins, Burning Plane, signed and dated 1965 on the reverse, oil on canvas, 14⅜ by 24¼ in. 36.5 by 61.6 cm. Estimate: 900,000 – 1,200,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's.  NEW YORK, NY.- On 24 September 2014 Sotheby’s New York will present Good To Go: Property From The Collection Of Joni Gordon Of Newspace Gallery as a single-owner sale of works from the Joni and Monte Gordon Collection coinciding with the autumn Contemporary Curated auction. Joni Gordon (1937-2012) was a prominent figure in the... [Lire la suite]


18 juin 2014

Artists who transformed the nature of portraiture lead exceptional auction at Christie's

 LONDON.- Following on from the success of Christie’s New York Post-War & Contemporary Art auctions in May when the highest total for a single auction in art market history was achieved, on 1st July Christie’s will present an outstanding selection of Post-War and Contemporary art works. The sale represents many of the most important artists and movements of the 20th and 21st centuries, including works by Andy Warhol, Francis Bacon, Tracey Emin and Peter Doig that challenged the notion of the traditional portrait and changed... [Lire la suite]
03 juin 2014

The most prestigious salon of art and antiques in Monaco to be held from 12 to 16 June 2014 in Monte-Carlo

MONTE-CARLO.- Under the High Patronage of HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco, the fourth edition of the prestigious event, the POINT ART MONACO – FINE ART FAIR is to be held from Thursday, June 12th, through Monday, June 16th, at the Sporting d’Hiver Monte Carlo. Five days of dreaming, to admire hundreds of exceptional pieces!  After only three editions of PAM, the impressive Fine Art Fair rose through the ranks of major international gatherings of top professionals and art collectors, of worldwide criticism. These artistic... [Lire la suite]
02 juin 2014

From Rauschenberg to Jeff Koons: The eye of Ileana Sonnabend on view in Venice

Jasper Johns, Figure 8, 1959. Encausto su tela, 51x38 cm © Jasper Johns, by SIAE 2014 © Sonnabend Collection, New York. VENICE.- Following the great success of the exhibition dedicated to her this spring by the MoMA of New York , the extraordinary “eye” of a person dubbed the “ambassador” of contemporary art, Ileana Sonnabend (1914 – 2007) – together with Peggy Guggenheim perhaps the greatest talent scout of the late 20th century –are taking centre stage in Venice in a new show.  Granted in 2013 as a long-term loan to... [Lire la suite]
17 mai 2014

Ad Reinhardt Abstract painting highlights Modern & Contemporary art at Heritage Auctions

Ad Reinhardt (American, 1913-1967), Untitled (Blue-Purple Painting), 1952. Oil on canvas,36 x 24 inches (91.4 x 61.0 cm). Bears inscription. Includes artist's original painted strip frame. Estimate: $1,000,000 - $1,500,000. DALLAS, TX.- Untitled (Blue-Purple Painting), 1952, Ad Reinhardt's minimalist masterwork, is expected to bring $1 million as part of a 370-lot Modern & Contemporary Art Signature Auction May 31 at Heritage . Works by giants ranging from Jasper Johns, Andy Warhol, and Robert Rauschenberg... [Lire la suite]