24 février 2020

Exhibition of works by Jean-Michel Basquiat and Georg Baselitz opens at Skarstedt

NEW YORK, NY.- This exhibition brings together the eminent works of Jean-Michel Basquiat (b. 1960) and Georg Baselitz (b. 1939) from 1981-1982, emphasising a period which has become pivotal not only for the oeuvre of each artist, but for international contemporary art in general. Indeed, these works of uncommon visceral expression and striking contemporaneity attained concurrent international prominence in the early 1980s, effectively determining the artistic rhetoric of the time.The paintings presented in Baselitz | Basquiat... [Lire la suite]
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23 février 2018

Phillips announces highlights from largest London auction in company history

Lot 14. Mark Bradford, Helter Skelter I, signed with the artist's initial, titled and dated '"HELTER SKELTER" m 2007' on the reverse, mixed media collage on canvas, 365.8 x 1036.3 cm (144 x 407 7/8 in.). Executed in 2007. Estimate £6,000,000 - 8,000,000. Image courtesy of Phillips. LONDON.- Phillips’ upcoming Evening Sale of 20th Century & Contemporary Art is poised to set the highest total for a London sale in company history. With 50 works of art spanning over a... [Lire la suite]
09 mars 2017

World auction record for Swiss artist Franz Gertsch at Sotheby's London sale

Oliver Barker fields bids at Sotheby’s Evening Sale of Contemporary Art, 8 March 2017. Photo: Sotheby's. LONDON.- Sotheby’s Evening Auction of Contemporary Art in London this evening exceeded its pre-sale high estimate to total £118,015,150 – an increase of 70% (GBP) / 43% (USD) on the equivalent sale last year. • 93.4% sold by lot, this was the third consecutive Contemporary Art Evening Sale at Sotheby’s with a sellthrough rate of over 90%. • Tonight’s sale exceeded the pre-sale estimate of £80.9-112.6m /... [Lire la suite]
17 février 2017

Rare Georg Baselitz masterpiece set to break artist record at Sotheby's sale in London

Georg Baselitz, Mit Roter Fahne (With Red Flag), 1965. Courtesy of Sotheby’s. LONDON.- A rare masterpiece by the German painter Georg Baselitz (estimated £6.5m-8.5m) is set to break the record for the artist at auction when offered at Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Auction in London on 8 March 2017. Mit Roter Fahne (With Red Flag), 1965, from the artist’s ground-breaking ‘Heroes’ series, is a painting that cemented the artist’s reputation as one of the most provocative and compelling voices of the post-war... [Lire la suite]
01 août 2016

Steven and Ann Ames collection to lead Sotheby's New York sales this November

Gerhard Richter, A.B., St. James, 1988. Oil on canvas. Estimate $20/30 million. Photo: Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s announced The Triumph of Painting: The Steven and Ann Ames Collection, the landmark sale of the New York autumn 2016 auction season. The collection, which stands as a peerless survey of art produced in this generation, was assembled by Steven and Ann Ames, New York patrons of the arts, philanthropists and collectors. The Triumph of Painting will be offered in dedicated... [Lire la suite]
29 août 2010

Georg Baselitz, Big Night (Remix) @ Galerie Catherine Putman

Georg Baselitz, Big Night II (Remix), Große Nacht II (Remix), 2008-2010. Xylographie en noir sur papier japon préparé à la main (couleurs variables). 93,1 x 49,7 cm - / 113,5 x 69,5 cm. Edition à 6 épreuves justifiées et signées éditions Galerie Catherine Putman. Courtesy l’artiste et la Galerie Catherine Putman © Georg Baselitz La galerie Catherine Putman, éditeur français de Georg Baselitz depuis 1997, dévoile «Big Night», une série inédite de six xylographies éditées chacune à six variations. Lors de sa première exposition... [Lire la suite]

23 novembre 2009

« Baselitz. Une rétrospective » @ Musée Frieder Burda & Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden

Georg Baselitz, Der Hirte, 1966, oil on canvas, 163 x 130,7 cm. Museum Frieder Burda, Baden-Baden © Georg Baselitz, 2009 BADEN-BADEN.- From November 21, 2009, to March 14, 2010, the Museum Frieder Burda and Baden-Baden’s Staatliche Kunsthalle are exhibiting a comprehensive survey of the German artist Georg Baselitz, featuring approximately 140 works. "Baselitz: A Retrospective" is presented at the two neighbouring museums, with the Museum Frieder Burda displaying "50 Years of Painting" and the Staatliche... [Lire la suite]
10 septembre 2009

Georg Baselitz, Louis Pons... "Oh cet écho" @ Galerie Catherine Putman

Arnaud-Éloi Gautier d’Agoty et Georg Baselitz, extraits de l'exposition, 2009. Courtesy Galerie Catherine Putman © Arnaud-Éloi Gautier d’Agoty et Georg Baselitz Exposition palindromique sur une idée de Philippe Ducat«Ce qui nous incite à revenir en arrière est aussi humain et nécessaire que ce qui nous pousse à aller en avant. » Pier Paolo PasoliniL’art est un jeu. Bien que ce ne soit évidemment pas une vérité universelle, il est toutefois loin d’être désagréable de considérer l’art ainsi - sans pour autant ne pas le prendre au... [Lire la suite]
04 février 2009

The eccentric collection of Ted Scapa @ the Museum Tinguely, Basel.

Drawing-room: works by Georg Baselitz, Jean Tinguely, etc. © Foto: Christian Baur, Basel BASEL.- The exhibition at the Museum Tinguely affords an insight in the eccentric collection of Ted Scapa. The well-known Swiss cartoonist, born in 1931 in the Netherlands, was a contributor to the international press before taking over the reins at Benteli Publishers in Berne for over thirty years. With the childrens’ programme Das Spielhaus of the German Swiss television DRS Scapa became a known public figure in the 1960s and ‘70s. Today,... [Lire la suite]
25 janvier 2009

"Art of Two Germanys/Cold War Cultures" @ The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)

Wolf Vostell, Coca-Cola, 1961. De-collage, paper on Masonite 82 5/8 X 122 in. Museum Ludwig, Cologne. © 2008 Estate of Wolf Vostell / Artists Rights Society, New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn. Photo ©Museum Ludwig, Cologne LOS ANGELES, CA.- The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) presents Art of Two Germanys/Cold War Cultures (on view January 25 to April 19, 2009), the first major exhibition in the United States to examine the range of art created during the Cold War. Art of Two Germanys/Cold War Cultures continues LACMA’s... [Lire la suite]