29 juin 2017

Andy Warhol and Jean-Michel Basquiat lead Sotheby's Contemporary Sale in London

Oliver Barker fields bids at Sotheby’s Evening Sale of Contemporary Art, 28 June 2017. Courtesy Sotheby’s. LONDON.- Sotheby’s Evening Auction of Contemporary Art in London this evening exceeded its pre-sale high estimate to total £62,325,750 / $79,783,193 / €70,403,354 – an increase of 20% (GBP) / 15% (USD) on the equivalent sale last year. · 95.1% sold by lot, this was the fifth consecutive Contemporary Art Evening Sale at Sotheby’s worldwide with a sell-through rate of over 90%. · An auction record was... [Lire la suite]

09 mai 2017

Axel Vervoordt and Daniela Ferretti present Intuition at the Palazzo Fortuny at the 2017 Venice Art Biennale

Anish Kapoor (UK, 1954), White Dark VIII, 2000. Fiberglass and wood, 160 x 160 x 66 cm. Courtesy of the artist and Gallery Axel Vervoordt. VENICE.- To coincide with the 2017 Venice Art Biennale, Axel Vervoordt and Daniela Ferretti will present Intuition at the Palazzo Fortuny. This exhibition will explore how intuition has, in some form, shaped art across geographies, cultures and generations. It will bring together historic, modern and contemporary works related to the concept of intuition, dreams, telepathy, paranormal... [Lire la suite]
19 février 2017

Anish Kapoor (B. 1954), Untitled, 1997

Lot 61. Anish Kapoor (B. 1954), Untitled, alabaster, 10 by 60 by 56 cm. 43 1/4 by 23 5/8 by 22 in. Executed in 1997. Estimate 500,000 — 700,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's Provenance: Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York Private Collection, Switzerland Sotheby's, London, 21 June 2006, Lot 54 (consigned by the above) Thomas Ammann Fine Art AG, Zurich (acquired from the above sale) Private Collection (acquired from the above in 2006) Sotheby’s, New York, 14 May 2013, Lot... [Lire la suite]
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05 février 2017

Anish Kapoor Creates Protest Piece: 'I Like America and America Doesn't Like Me'

Anish Kapoor British-Indian artist Anish Kapoor has released a riff on German artist Joseph Beuys’ famed 1974 performance piece, “I Like America and America Likes Me,” as a protest to the exclusionary policies of the Trump administration. Kapoor has reimagined the poster that Beuys made for his performance, placing his own portrait in the work and rewriting the text to “I Like America and America Doesn’t Like Me.” Explains Kapoor on his website, "I call on fellow artists and citizens to disseminate their name and image using... [Lire la suite]
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19 mai 2016

Exhibition of recent work by Anish Kapoor on view at both of Gladstone Gallery's Chelsea locations

Anish Kapoor, She Wolf, 2016. Resin and earth, 107 x 355 x 209 inches (270 x 900 x 530 cm). Pedestal: 78 2/4 x 118 1/8 x 98 1/2 inches (200 x 300 x 250 cm). Installation View: Today You Will Be In Paradise, May 4 - June 11, 2016. Gladstone Gallery, New York. Courtesy Gladstone Gallery, New York and Brussels. Photo: David Regen. NEW YORK, NY.- Gladstone Gallery is presenting an exhibition of recent work by Anish Kapoor taking place across both of the gallery’s Chelsea locations. This two-part exhibition demonstrates... [Lire la suite]
15 mars 2016

Axel Vervoordt at TEFAF Maastricht 2016

Anish Kapoor (Bombay, 1954), Untitled, 2013. Alabaster, 102 x 120 x 37 cm. Axel Vervoordt © TEFAF Maastricht, 2016 Otto Piene (Laasphe 1928-2014 Berlin), Lichtsirene, 1959-60. Acrylic paint on canvas, 110 x 110 cm. Signed, titled and dated on the overlap 'Piene 59-60 Lichtsirene'. Axel Vervoordt © TEFAF Maastricht, 2016 Heinz Mack (Lollar, 1931), Untitled, 1959-60. Oil on canvas, 106 x 75 cm. Signed and dated 'Mack 59/60'. Axel... [Lire la suite]

12 février 2016

Gaitonde, Anish Kapoor Are Newsmakers For Saffronart’s Feb 24 Auction

An untitled stainless steel sculpture by Anish Kapoor (b. 1954) is one of the top draws at Saffronart’s Evening Sale of Modern & Contemporary Indian Art on February 24. It is estimated at $588,240-$882,355 (approx. Rs 4 crore - Rs 6 crore). Saffronart. MUMBAI - It’s not very often that in an auction of Indian art, a work of contemporary art supercedes those by modern masters to become an important highlight. One such rare instance is the upcoming Saffronart Evening Sale of Modern & Contemporary Indian Art on February... [Lire la suite]
30 novembre 2015

British artist Anish Kapoor exhibits three painted reliefs created at the Rijksmuseum

Anish Kapoor, Gallery of Honour, Rijksmuseum. Photo Olivier Middendorp MSTERDAM.- Three works by the celebrated British artist Anish Kapoor have gone on show in the Gallery of Honour at the Rijksmuseum to 6 March 2016. The three painted reliefs created from layers of red and white resin and silicone evoke images of bloody, sinewy lumps of meat. These extraordinary visceral works enter a visual dialogue with Rembrandt’s late works, such as 'The Jewish Bride', 'The Syndics', 'Titus Dressed as a Monk' and 'Self-Portrait... [Lire la suite]
23 septembre 2015

Anish Kapoor's first solo show in Russia opens at Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center

Anish Kapoor, My Red Homeland, 2003, Wax and oil-based paint, steel arm and motor, Diameter: 12 m. Photo: Nic Tenwiggenhorn. ©Anish Kapoor, 2015 MOSCOW.- The Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center, supported by Lisson Gallery, London, will present the first solo exhibition of works by Anish Kapoor in Russia, opening on 21 September 2015 to coincide with the Moscow Biennale. Anish Kapoor is one of the most influential artists in the world, who has changed the perception of contemporary sculpture. Born in Bombay,... [Lire la suite]
30 juin 2015

Here's looking at you: Anish Kapoor's mirror leads Bonhams Contemporary Art Sale

Anish Kapoor (born 1954), Untitled, 2012; signed twice and dated 2012 twice on the reverse; stainless steel and lacquer; 124.5 by 124.5 by 30 cm.; 49 by 49 by 11 13/16 in. Estimate £400,000 - 600,000 (€560,000 - 840,000). Photo: Bonhams. LONDON.- Anish Kapoor’s Untitled 2012 is one of the star lots at Bonhams Postwar and Contemporary sale on July 1. Estimated at £400,000-600,000, the monumental convex disc is one of his signature mirrored works, with the stainless... [Lire la suite]