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]
21 février 2016

"Andy Warhol: Ombres" au Musée Guggenheim Bilbao

Andy Warhol, Ombres (Shadows), 1978–79. Dia Art Foundation. Vue de l’installation au Dia: Beacon, à Beacon, New York © 2016, The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc./VEGAP Photo : Bill Jacobson. BILBAO - Les impressions en positif et en négatif des Ombres se succèdent en alternance tout au long des murs de la salle. Malgré leur apparence répétitive, la méthode « mécanique » de Warhol est en réalité entièrement manuelle et picturale, ce qui rend toute reproduction impossible et remet en cause l’esthétique du « plagiat »... [Lire la suite]
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05 février 2016

Ashmolean Museum displays over one hundred unseen Warhols from the Hall Collection

Andy Warhol, Self-portrait, 1967. Acrylic and silkscreen inks on linen, 8 x 8 in. (20.3 x 20.3 cm). Hall Collection © The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. OXFORD.- For its 2016 spring exhibition, the Ashmolean, in collaboration with the Hall Art Foundation (USA), will present an important private collection of works by Andy Warhol (1928–87). Over 100 paintings, sculptures, screen prints and drawings from the Hall Collection will be exhibited alongside loans of the artist’s films... [Lire la suite]

30 octobre 2015

Andy Warhol (American, 1928 - 1987). "Bomb Hanoi"

Andy Warhol (American, 1928 - 1987). "Bomb Hanoi", Color offset lithograph. 1966. Estimated Price: $3,000 - $4,000.  Signed in black marker, lower left. Edition c500. Perforated, glue-backed postage stamp paper. Full margins. Very good impression. Condition: overall a very good example of a notoriously fragile object. Literature/catalogue raisonne: Unknown to Feldman/Schellmann. Only two auction records in the past 28 years located (1990, Phillips, London; 2008, Swann Galleries, New York City), only the... [Lire la suite]
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14 août 2015

Erotica: Sale at Auctionata celebrates human sexuality across a range of mediums

Physique Pictorial Magazines, Spring 1957, issue & August 1963 issue. Volume 13 No. 1 issue signed by Tom of Finland with love to Andy Warhol in 1982. Spring 1957 signed by Warhol to Tom with a signature circa 1980. Starting price $ 1,200.00. Photo Auctionata BERLIN.- The online auction house Auctionata will present its first “Erotica” art sale on August 27, 2015 at 12 pm EDT. The provocative auction will be broadcast via livestream and celebrates human sexuality across a range of... [Lire la suite]
08 août 2015

Christie's New York to offer property from the collection of style icon Ina Ginsburg

Andy Warhol, Portrait of Ina Ginsburg, acrylic and silkscreen inks on canvas, 40 x 40 in. Estimate: $200,000-300,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2015. NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s presents the thoughtfully-composed collection lovingly assembled by the tastemaker, style icon, and connoisseur Ina Ginsburg. The ensemble boasts Modern and Post-War fine art produced by blue-chip artists, including works by Andy Warhol, a personal friend and confident of Mrs. Ginsburg’s who painted her several times and even chose her as the... [Lire la suite]
25 juillet 2015

"Philippe Halsman. Étonnez-moi !", Rétrospective au Jeu de Paume‏

Philippe Halsman — Autoportrait, 1950. Archives Philippe Halsman © 2015 Philippe Halsman Archive / Magnum Photos PARIS - Le photographe Philippe Halsman (Riga, Lettonie, 1906 - New York, 1979) mène pendant une quarantaine d'années une carrière exemplaire, depuis ses débuts à Paris dans les années 1930, jusqu'à l'immense succès de son studio new-yorkais entre 1940 et 1970. À Paris, puis à New-York, Philippe Halsman collabore à de nombreux magazines, Vogue, Vu, Voilà..., et Lifedont il réalisera 101... [Lire la suite]