03 février 2017

The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao opens Abstract Expressionist exhibition

Willem De Kooning, Untitled, ca. 1939. Oil on paper mounted on canvas, 95.8 x 73.7 cm. Private collection © The Willem de Kooning Foundation, New York /VEGAP, Bilbao, 2016 BILBAO.- The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao presents Abstract Expressionism , an ambitious selection of works by the artists who spearheaded a major shift and new apogee in painting in New York which began in the 1940’s. Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko, Willem de Kooning, Robert Motherwell, David Smith, and Clyfford Still are just some... [Lire la suite]

11 mai 2016

Basquiat sets artist record at Christie's New York sale at $57.3 million

Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960-1988), Untitled (detail), acrylic on canvas, Painted in 1982. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2016.  NEW YORK, NY.- The May 10 evening sale of Post-War and Contemporary Art realized US$318,388,000 / £220,796,117 /€279,086,291 with sell-through rates of 87% by lot and 91% by value. The sale established 6 new world auction records for artists including Jean-Michel Basquiat, Agnes Martin, Mike Kelley, Richard Prince, Kerry James Marshall and Barry X Ball. The results of tonight’s sale brings the... [Lire la suite]
13 mai 2013

Clyfford Still (1904-1980), PH-1

Clyfford Still (1904-1980), PH-1. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2013 signed and dated 'Clyfford 53' (lower left); signed again, dated again and inscribed 'Clyfford 1953 S.F.' (on the reverse); oil on canvas; 79 x 68½ in. (200.7 x 174 cm.). Painted in 1953. Estimate $15,000,000 – $20,000,000 Provenance: Jeffrey H. Loria, 1980Acquired from the above by the present owner Literature: New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Clyfford Still, November 1979-February 1980, p. 97, no. 26... [Lire la suite]
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03 octobre 2010

“Masters of the Gesture” @ Gagosian Gallery

Clyfford Still, 1955-d, Ph-387, 1955. Oil on canvas, 117 1/2 x 111 inches (298.4 x 281.9 cm). Photo: Courtesy Gagosian Gallery. BEVERLY HILLS, CA.- Gagosian Gallery presents “Masters of the Gesture”, an exhibition of major Abstract Expressionist paintings, drawings and sculptures, including works by John Chamberlain, Willem de Kooning, Sam Francis, Arshile Gorky, Adolph Gottlieb, Franz Kline, Lee Krasner, Joan Mitchell, Mark Rothko, David Smith and Clyfford Still. The exhibition includes loans from key private and public... [Lire la suite]
28 juin 2009

Seattle Art Museum Announces Gifts of Art in Honor of Outgoing Director Mimi Gates

St. Sebastian Tended by St. Irene, ca. 1638-39. Attributed to Georges de La Tour and Studio, French, 1593-1653. Painting: Oil on canvas; 42 x 55 7/8 in. Gift of Richard and Elizabeth Hedreen in honor of Mimi Gardner Gates SEATTLE, WA.- The Seattle Art Museum announced that 20 works of art have entered the museum’s collection in honor of outgoing director Mimi Gates. Gates, whose last day at the museum is June 30, 2009, has been the museum’s director since 1994 and leaves behind a distinguished legacy. The SAM Board of Trustees... [Lire la suite]