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]
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]

19 mai 2017

Jean-Michel Basquiat's ‘Untitled’ from 1982 Achieves $110.5 Million at Sotheby’s New York

NEW YORK – Achieving a record-shattering $110.5 million, Jean-Michel Basquiat’s Untitled, 1982, led the Contemporary Art Evening sale on 18 May. The price is the highest paid at auction for a work by an American artist and for any artwork created after 1980. It was Basquiat's night, with five of the artist's works realising a combined $129.3 million. Kicking off the sale was Jonas Wood’s Black Still Life, which brought $1.2 million – wildly exceeding its $250,000 low estimate. Energetic bidding ensued, with with Roy... [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]
20 avril 2017

A masterpiece by Jean-Michel Basquiat to lead Sotheby's Contemporary Art Evening Auction

Jean Michel-Basquiat, Untitled, 1982. Oilstick, acrylic and spraypaint on canvas, 72 1/8 by 68 1/8 in. Estimate in excess of $60 million © 2017 The Estate of Jean-Michel Basquiat / ADAGP, Paris / ARS. Courtesy Sotheby’s. NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Auction will be led by Jean-Michel Basquiat’s Untitled from 1982, a monumental masterpiece that has been virtually unseen since it last appeared on the market in May 1984. The landmark canvas is one of a number of iconic American post-war paintings in a... [Lire la suite]
17 avril 2017

Galerie Karsten Greve AG at TEFAF New York Spring 2017

Louise Bourgeois (Paris, 1911), Baroque, 1970. Marble with a base made from timber wood, 94.6 x 64.1 x 65.7 cm (Marble). 38.1 x 81.2 x 65.7 cm (Base). Signed 'BOUR-0056. Photo courtesy Galerie Karsten Greve AG Literature: Louise Bourgeois, Retrospective, exh. cat., New York 1982, plates no. 123-24, p. 121, ill. p. 88, studio view on frontispiece, installation views, plates no. 126-27, p. 122, ill. p. 90; Louise Bourgeois, Retrospective, exh. cat., Frankfurt/Main 1989, no. 74, p. 189,... [Lire la suite]