14 février 2018

Christie's to offer masterpieces by Lucio Fontana, Alberto Burri and Thomas Schütte

Lot 17. Lucio Fontana (1899-1968), Concetto spaziale, Attese, signed, titled and inscribed ‘ieri è venuta a trovarmi Tro-tro Klein l. Fontana Concetto spaziale – ATTESE’ (on the reverse), waterpaint on canvas with lacquered wood frame, 26 ¾ x 79 ¾ x 2 1/8in. (68 x 202.5 x 5.5cm.). Executed in 1965. Estimate GBP 8,000,000 - GBP 12,000,000 (USD 11,071,999 - USD 16,607,998) © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 LONDON.- A collection of artists who radicalised traditional methods for... [Lire la suite]

10 mai 2015

Francis Bacon portrait leads Phillips Contemporary Art Evening Sale in New York

Francis Bacon, Seated Woman, 1961, oil on canvas, 64 7/8 x 55 7/8 in. (165 x 142.2 cm). Estimate $25,000,000 - 35,000,000. Image courtesy of Phillips.  NEW YORK, NY.- Phillips auctions of Contemporary Art in New York in May will be led by an important large-scale portrait by Francis Bacon (1909-1992) which is expected to realise $25 million to $35 million. The evening auction of Contemporary Art on 14 May will also offer a selection of works from a Private American Collection including examples by many of... [Lire la suite]
28 juillet 2011

"Line and Space: American Drawing and Sculptures Since 1960" @ the Pinakothek der Moderne

Dan Flavin, from August 5, 1964, 1966, Crayon on black paper, Private collection. Photo: Arne Schultz, © Estate of Dan Flavin / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2011. MUNICH.- The exhibition, part of the AMERICAN SUMMER project, features the predominantly American holdings of drawings and sculptures from a private collection, with most of the works going on public display for the first time. What comes to the fore in this exemplary selection of largely American artists from the sixties and seventies and their impressive groups of works is the... [Lire la suite]
29 avril 2009

Post-War and Contemporary Art Sales @ Christie’s New York on May 14

NEW YORK, NY.- On May 14, following the Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale, Christie’s New York will hold the morning and afternoon sessions of the Post-War and Contemporary Art Day Sales. Offering over 330 lots over the course of the day, both sales are comprised of exceptional works by foremost Post-War and Contemporary artists including Sam Francis, Alexander Calder, Dan Flavin, Claes Oldenburg, Willem de Kooning, Josef Albers, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Zhang Xiaogang, Ellen Gallagher, Christopher Wool, and Tim Noble & Sue... [Lire la suite]