02 juin 2020

Christie's announces online-only auction of Post-War and Contemporary art in Amsterdam

AMSTERDAM.- Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Art Amsterdam auction will move to an online-only platform, taking place from 2 to 18 June 2020. Reflecting the breadth of works offered in the highly successful live sale, the new format will offer a survey of contemporary sculpture over the last 60 years, ranging from Shinkichi Tajiri to Yayoi Kusama and from Tony Cragg and Ulrich Rückriem to Isa Genzken. An early pre-war painting by Ernst Wilhelm Nay will be presented alongside works by A. R. Penck, Günther Förg, Arnulf... [Lire la suite]

13 février 2020

Warhol's Ali packs a punch in London

Andy Warhol (1928-1987), Muhammad Ali, 1977. 40 x 40 in (101.6 x 101.6 cm). Sold for £4,973,250 on 12 February 2020 at Christie’s in London. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 LONDON.- The Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale in London realised £56,180,434 / $72,697,482, to take the running total for 20th Century Week to £184,916,135. The top price of the night was achieved by Andy Warhol’s Muhammad Ali, which sold for £4,973,250 (including buyer’s premium). In 1977, Richard L. Weisman commissioned Warhol to paint the... [Lire la suite]
06 juillet 2019

Xhibition: Antoni Tàpies On view until 19 July, at Christie's London

© Christie's Image Ltd 2019 London – Christie’s Xhibition: Antoni Tàpies is now on view until 19 July 2019. Displayed in the St James’s galleries at King Street, the exhibition showcases 35 paintings and works on paper that explore the relevance and versatility of the sign `X´ - or cross in Tàpies’ work. Potent, economical and multivalent, the symbol is highly charged yet refuses rigid interpretation. Throughout his oeuvre of richly varied media, crosses are carved, painted, scrawled and collaged,... [Lire la suite]
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09 octobre 2017

Antoni Tàpies (1923 - 2012), 2., 1975

Lot 127. Antoni Tàpies (1923 - 2012), 2., 1975. Technique mixte sur toile. Signée et datée au dos "Tàpies, 75", 114 x 146 cm (44,88 x 57,48 in.). Estimation 150 000 € / 200 000 €. Photo Artcurial. Provenance : Galerie Maeght, Paris Collection Paul Lombard   Exposition : Nîmes, Ecole des Beaux-Arts, "Aimé Maeght et les siens", 1982, reproduit en noir et blanc Bibliographie : G. Raillard, "Tàpies", Editions Maeght, Paris, 1976, reproduit en noir et... [Lire la suite]
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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]
04 octobre 2013

"Antoni Tàpies: From Object to Sculpture (1964-2009)" opens at the Guggenheim in Bilbao

Antoni Tàpies, Farcell (Bundle), 1970. Paint on object-assemblage, 75 x 55 x 45 cm. Private collection, Barcelona © Fundació Antoni Tàpies, Barcelona /VEGAP, Bilbao, 2013. Source of the images: VEGAP Image Bank. BILBAO.- To commemorate the first anniversary of the artist's death, the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao presents Antoni Tàpies . From Object to Sculpture (1964–2009), the first comprehensive, in-depth survey of a fascinating facet of an artist who marked the second half of the 20th century.  Sponsored by Iberdrola, the... [Lire la suite]
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08 juin 2012

"Art of Another Kind: International Abstraction and the Guggenheim, 1949-1960"

Mark Rothko, Untitled (Violet, Black, Orange, Yellow on White and Red), 1949. Oil on canvas, 207 x 167.6 cm. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Gift, Elaine and Werner Dannheisser and The Dannheisser Foundation 78.246. © 2012 Kate Rothko Prizel and Christopher Rothko/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York NEW YORK, NY.- From June 8 to September 12, 2012, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum presents Art of Another Kind: International Abstraction and the Guggenheim, 1949-1960. Comprising approximately 100 works by nearly 70 artists, the... [Lire la suite]
30 août 2010

L'Arbre dans tous ses états @ Espace La Vallée, Serris

Andy Goldsworthy, extrait de l’exposition, «L’Arbre dans tous ses états», 2010. Courtesy Espace La Vallée © Galerie Lelong; Photo: Fabrice Gibert A partir de gravures et lithographies de Pierre Alechinsky, Louise Bourgeois, James Brown, Andy Goldsworthy, Jean-Paul Riopelle, Henri Moore, Antoni Tàpies et Gérard Titus-Carmel, de photos de Gérard Traquandi et de Vincent Olinet, il sera possible de mesurer la permanence et l'évolution de l'idée de nature dans la création contemporaine. Au travers de l'image de l'arbre, figure... [Lire la suite]
20 janvier 2010

Major Works by Klein, Doig, Kippenberger and Auerbach Lead Christie's Auction

Yves Klein (1928-1962), "ANT 5", 1962. Pigment and synthetic resin on charred paper card laid down on board, (118 x 78cm.) 46 1/2 x 30 3/4 inches. Estimate: £1,500,000 - 2,000,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010. LONDON.- The Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale will take place on 11 February 2010 at 7pm, and will offer 52 lots with a total pre-sale estimate of £26,290,000 to £38,260,000. The auction will represent a broad spectrum of art from the last 60 years and is highlighted by an important core group... [Lire la suite]