20 mai 2019

Critically acclaimed exhibition marks first retrospective of Andy Warhol's work in 25 years

  Andy Warhol, Self-Portrait, 1986; Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; gift, Anne and Anthony d’Offay in honor of Thomas Krens; © 2019 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. / Licensed by Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. SAN FRANCISCO, CA.- The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art announces the exclusive West Coast presentation of the critically acclaimed exhibition, Andy Warhol—From A to B and Back Again on view from May 19 through September 2, 2019. Spanning the artist’s 40-year... [Lire la suite]
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04 janvier 2019

Samuel Vanhoegaerden Gallery at BRAFA 2019, Stand 143a

Lucio Fontana (Rosario 1899-1969 Comabbio), Concetto Spaziale, Attese, 1960. Watercolour on canvas, 27 x 19 cm. Signed and titled on the back: l. Fontana. © Samuel Vanhoegaerden Gallery at BRAFA 2019, Stand 143a. Provenance: private collection, Paris; private collection, Milan; Sotheby’s, London, 27 June 1996, lot n° 175; private collection, Sweden, acquired from the above. Literature: E. Crispolti, ‘Catalogo Ragionato di sculpture, dipinti, ambientazioni Tomo II’, 1974, n° 60 T 101, p. 98-99, ill.;... [Lire la suite]
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04 décembre 2018

Rare enamel, gold and diamond 'Beribboned heart' bangle bracelet, René Boivin

Lot 344. Rare enamel, gold and diamond 'Beribboned heart' bangle bracelet, René Boivin. Estimate: US$100,000.00 - US$150,000.00. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 Blue enamel, gold, old and single-cut diamonds with ‘M.R’ monogram, diameter 2 ¾ ins., 1939, unsigned, maker's mark (Charles Profilet). Madame Françoise Cailles, 2018: Certificate of Authenticity. Provenance: Millicent RogersAndy WarholThe Andy Warhol Collection, New York, 27 April 1988, lot 2106. Literature: F. Cailles, René Boivin... [Lire la suite]
21 septembre 2018

'Tudors to Windsors: British Royal Portraits from Holbein to Warhol' at The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

HOUSTON, TX.- Tudors to Windsors: British Royal Portraits from Holbein to Warhol sheds new light on changing ideas of monarchy and nationhood in Britain. The exhibition features portraits of British royalty spanning 500 years, by artists from Hans Holbein and Sir Joshua Reynolds to Annie Leibovitz and Andy Warhol. In a sweeping survey, Tudors to Windsors covers the cavalcade of kings, queens, princes, and princesses who have graced the British crown. The MFAH is the only U.S. venue to host this unprecedented... [Lire la suite]
28 juin 2018

Major exhibition that explores religion, faith and divinity now open at Christie's London

Sir Stanley Spencer, The Crucifixion, oil on canvas, 36 x 30 in. (91.5 x 76.2 cm), Painted in 1934. Sold for 2,001,250 GBP at Christie's London, 26 May 2011, lot 50. © Christie’s Images Limited 2018 LONDON.- As part of the June Season at Christie’s, Sacred Noise, a major exhibition that explores religion, faith and divinity through artists including Francis Bacon, Maurizio Cattelan, Lucio Fontana, Damien Hirst, Pablo Picasso, Gerhard Richter, Sir Stanley Spencer, and Francisco de Zurbarán, is now on view in the... [Lire la suite]
23 février 2018

Phillips announces highlights from largest London auction in company history

Lot 14. Mark Bradford, Helter Skelter I, signed with the artist's initial, titled and dated '"HELTER SKELTER" m 2007' on the reverse, mixed media collage on canvas, 365.8 x 1036.3 cm (144 x 407 7/8 in.). Executed in 2007. Estimate £6,000,000 - 8,000,000. Image courtesy of Phillips. LONDON.- Phillips’ upcoming Evening Sale of 20th Century & Contemporary Art is poised to set the highest total for a London sale in company history. With 50 works of art spanning over a... [Lire la suite]

16 novembre 2017

Leonardo’s Salvator Mundi makes auction history

Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519), Salvator Mundi, painted circa 1500. 25⅞ x 18 in (65.7 x 45.7 cm). Sold for $450,312,500 in the Post-War & Contemporary Art Evening Sale on 15 November 2017 at Christie’s in New York. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 NEW YORK - On a historic night at Christie’s in New York, Salvator Mundi, a depiction of Christ as ‘Saviour of the World’ by one of history’s greatest and most renowned artists, sold for $450,312,500 / £342,182,751 (including buyer’s premium), becoming the most expensive painting ever... [Lire la suite]
29 septembre 2017

Exhibition of landscapes, both real and imagined, on view at Gagosian Hong Kong

Installation view, "Arcadia" at Gagosian Hong Kong, September 26 to November 11, 2017. Courtesy Gagosian. Artworks: All rights reserved. HONG KONG.- Gagosian is presenting “Arcadia,” an exhibition of landscapes, both real and imagined, by modern and contemporary gallery artists. The term "Arcadia" originated in ancient Greece, referring to the inland reaches of the Peloponnese where shepherds lived, far from the sea. The term took on a symbolic meaning during the Hellenistic era, invoking rural life as an escape from... [Lire la suite]
05 septembre 2017

Christie’s Frieze Week 2017 - Innovative Line Up Of Curated, Cross-Category And Masterpiece Auctions In October

Jean-Michel Basquiat, Red Skull (1982), Acrylic, oilstick and paper collage on canvas, 60 × 60 in. (152.4 × 152.4 cm.), Estimate on request.  London - This October during London’s Frieze Week, Christie’s will present a second major season of Post-War and Contemporary Art in 2017 at King Street, bringing together the very best in art and design across the 20th and 21st centuries.  Following the successful move of the London auctions in March this year, Christie’s sales this October demonstrate a diversity... [Lire la suite]
18 juillet 2017

Works by Van Gogh and Monet headline Woodshed Art Auctions' July 26th sale

FRANKLIN, MASS.- A tempera on paper painting attributed to Claude Monet (1840-1926), titled Study for Gare Saint-Lazare, and a tempera and gouache on paper attributed to Vincent Van Gogh (1853-1890), titled Morning, Going to Work, are expected star lots in Woodshed Art Auctions’ next Prestige Collection sale, a 65-lot internet-only fine art auction ending July 26th.  With a pre-sale estimate of $100,000-$160,000, the Monet is the auction’s expected top lot. It is signed verso and marked “Gallery Simon, Paris,” stamped and... [Lire la suite]