13 mai 2014

Exhibition of recent paintings and sculptures by Glenn Brown opens at Gagosian New York

Glenn Brown, Necrophiliac Springtime, 2013. Oil on panel, 78 3/4 x 127 9/16 in. © Glenn Brown. Courtesy Gagosian Gallery. Photography by Mike Bruce NEW YORK, NY.- Gagosian New York announces an exhibition of recent paintings and sculptures by Glenn Brown. This is his first solo exhibition in New York since 2007. Mining art history and popular culture, Brown has created an artistic language that transcends time and pictorial conventions. His mannerist impulses stem from a desire to breathe new life into the extremities of... [Lire la suite]
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17 juin 2013

Riotous Baroque: From Cattelan to Zurbarán at Guggenheim Bilbao

Pieter Aertsen (1507/08-1575), The carnage, 1551-1555. Collection Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht BILBAO.- Co-organized by Kunsthaus Zürich and the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, Riotous Baroque. From Cattelan to Zurbarán – Tributes to Precarious Vitality strikes up a dialogue between 17th-century artworks and contemporary pieces in an attempt to extricate the concept of the Baroque from its conventional stylistic pigeonhole, moving away from clichés such as pomp, rich ornament, or gold and instead focusing on the Baroque as a... [Lire la suite]
12 juin 2013

Phillips auction house announces highlights from London June Contemporary Auctions

Anish Kapoor, Untitled, 1996. Midnight blue pigment on aluminium, 200.7 x 200.7 x 25.4 cm. (79 x 79 x 10 in.). Estimate £1,000,000 - 1,500,000. Image courtesy of Phillips LONDON.- Phillips announced highlights from the upcoming June Contemporary Art auctions, featuring 176 lots with a combined pre-sale low estimate of £15,364,000 / $23,930,000 and a pre-sale high estimate of £23,007,000 / $35,840,000.  “We are pleased to present our June Contemporary Art Evening Sale, headlining an important work by Glenn Brown entitled... [Lire la suite]
09 juin 2010

Rare Warhol Portrait of Liz Taylor to Lead Christie's Auction

Andy Warhol, Silver Liz, stamped with the artist's signature and further annotated by Frederick Hughes (on the overlap) synthetic polymer paint, silkscreen inks and spray paint on linen, 39.7/8 x 39.3/8in. (101.5 x 99.7cm.) Executed in 1963. Estimate: £6,000,000 - 8,000,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010 LONDON.- Christie’s announced that they will offer an icon of Pop Art – Silver Liz by Andy Warhol (1928-1987) - at the Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Auction on 30 June 2010. Unseen in public for over 20 years, the... [Lire la suite]