12 mai 2022

Phillips' New York Evening Sale poised to become most successful auction in company history

Lot 12. Property from the Collection of Yusaku Maezawa. Jean-Michel Basquiat, Untitled, signed, inscribed and dated "JEAN MICHEL BASQUIAT MODENA 1982." on the reverse, acrylic and spray paint on canvas, 94 1/4 x 197 1/4 in. (239.4 x 501 cm). Executed in 1982. Estimate in the region of $70 million. Sold for $85,000,000. Image courtesy of Phillips. NEW YORK, NY.- Phillips announced that the full lineup for the New York Evening Sale of 20th Century & Contemporary Art is now available online. Poised to be... [Lire la suite]

10 mai 2022

Warhol's 'Marilyn' sells for $195 million, shattering auction record for an American artist

The Collection of Thomas and Doris Ammann. Lot 36 A. Andy Warhol (1928-1987)? Shot Sage Blue Marilyn? signed and dated 'Andy Warhol / 64' (on the overlap)? acrylic and silkscreen ink on linen? 40 x 40 in. (101.6 x 101.6 cm.) Painted in 1964. Price realised USD 195,040,000 (Estimate on request). © Christie’s 2022 NEW YORK – Monday, May 9, 2022 Christie’s Spring Marquee Week of sales began with the momentous sale of Shot Sage Blue Marilyn by Andy... [Lire la suite]
30 avril 2021

Sotheby's to offer Cy Twombly's 'Untitled (Rome)'

Lot 110. Cy Twombly (1928 - 2011), Untitled (Rome), signed on the reverse, oil based house paint and wax crayon on canvas, 61 by 76 ¾ in. 154.9 by 194.9 cm. Executed in 1970. From the artist’s celebrated Blackboards series. Estimate 35,000,000 - 45,000,000 USD. To appear at auction after remaining in the same private collection for nearly 30 years. Courtesy Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- Cy Twombly’s Untitled (Rome), from the artist’s celebrated series of Blackboard paintings, will star... [Lire la suite]
10 mars 2020

Group exhibition traces the resonance of Rainer Maria Rilke's poetry through artworks

Cy Twombly, Duino, 1967. Oil-based house paint and wax crayon on canvas, 70 x 58 in., 177.8 x 147.3 cm © Cy Twombly Foundation. Photo: Rob McKeever. Courtesy Gagosian. NEW YORK, NY.- Gagosian is presenting Duino Elegies, a group exhibition that traces the resonance of Rainer Maria Rilke’s poetry through artworks spanning the past 150 years.In 1912, Rilke was invited to stay at Duino Castle—a fortress just north of Trieste, Italy—by the Princess Marie von Thurn und Taxis. There, while standing atop a cliff... [Lire la suite]
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18 janvier 2020

Blanc sur Blanc: A group exhibition opens at Gagosian

Lucio Fontana, Concetto spaziale, Attese, 1966. Water-based paint on canvas, 24 x 19 11/16 inches, 61 x 50 cm. © Fondation Lucio Fontana, Milano / by SIAE / Adagp, Paris, 2020. Courtesy Gagosian. PARIS.- Gagosian is presenting Blanc sur Blanc, a group exhibition.A century ago, Kazimir Malevich’s Suprematist paintings heralded a revolutionary new interpretation of white, in which total abstraction suggests the utopian and the infinite. Since then, artists have deployed the achromatism of whiteness in an endless range of... [Lire la suite]
10 septembre 2018

Robert Rauschenberg, Cy + Relics—Rome, 1952

Lot 1. Robert Rauschenberg, Cy + Relics—Rome, 1952. Gelatin silver print, printed later. 14 7/8 x 14 7/8 in. (37.8 x 37.8 cm). Signed by the artist, titled, dated and numbered '9' in an unidentified hand in ink in the margin. Number 9 from an edition of 25. Estimate $10,000 - 15,000. © Philips Provenance: Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York, 1991 Literature: Thames & Hudson, Robert Rauschenberg: Photographs, p. 20 Philips. A Constant Pursuit: Photographs from... [Lire la suite]
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06 avril 2018

Gagosian exhibits Cy Twombly’s epic painting Coronation of Sesostris

Cy Twombly, Coronation of Sesostris (Part V), 2000. Acrylic, wax crayon, and lead pencil on canvas, 81 x 61 1/2 inches (206 x 156.5 cm). Private Collection. © Cy Twombly Foundation. Courtesy Gagosian. NEW YORK, NY.- Gagosian is presenting Coronation of Sesostris, Cy Twombly’s epic painting that was shown for the first time at Gagosian 980 Madison Avenue in 2000. The exhibition coincides with “In Beauty it is finished: Drawings 1951–2008,” at Gagosian 21st Street, the first career-spanning presentation of Twombly’s works... [Lire la suite]
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25 février 2018

Galerie Karsten Greve (Stand 414) at TEFAF Maastricht, March 10-18, 2018

Pierre Soulages (Rodez, 1919), Peinture, 2006. Acrylic on canvas, 181 x 128 cm (71.3 x 50.5 in.). Signed, titled and dated on verso upper right 'SOULAGES 181 x 128 cm 15 12 2016'. Galerie Karsten Greve © TEFAF 2018 Louise Bourgeois (Paris, 1911 - New York, 2010), Pregnant Woman II, Circa 1947-1949. Bronze with polished patina, 132 x 40.6 x 40.6 cm (52 x 16 x 16 in.). Stamped 'LB 4/6 MAF 04'. Galerie Karsten Greve © TEFAF 2018 Giorgio Morandi (1890 - Bologna -... [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]