08 juillet 2020

Masterwork by Henry Moore achieves top lot at Bonhams Sale of Impressionist & Modern Art

Lot 22. Henry Moore (1898-1986), Two Piece Sculpture No. 7: Pipe, inscribed 'Moore 6/9' (on the base), bronze, 37 in (94 cm) (length). Conceived in 1966. Estimate US$550,000 - $800,000. Sold for $620,075 (€ 549,224) © The Henry Moore Foundation. All Rights Reserved, DACS 2020 / www.henry-moore.org NEW YORK, NY.- Two Piece Sculpture No. 7: Pipe, a masterwork by British sculptor Henry Moore (1898-1986) sold for $602,075 at Bonhams Impressionist & Modern Art sale on July 7 in New... [Lire la suite]

02 juillet 2020

World auction record for Bloomsbury artist at Bonhams Modern British and Irish sale in London

Lot 5. Roger Fry (British, 1866-1934), Portrait of E.M. Forster, oil on canvas, 73 x 60 cm. (28 1/4 x 23 5/8 in.). Painted in 1911. Estimate: £30,000-50,000. Sold for 325,062 (€ 359,463). Photo: Bonhams. LONDON.- A striking portrait of the novelist E. M. Forster by his friend, the art historian and painter Roger Fry, set a new world record for the artist at auction when it sold for £325,000 at Bonhams Modern British and Irish Art sale today (Wednesday 1 July). It had been estimated at... [Lire la suite]
27 août 2019

Yale Center for British Art Presents Unto This Last: Two Hundred Years of John Ruskin

John Ruskin, “The Dryad’s Waywardness,” from Modern Painters (London: Smith, Elder and Co., 1843–60), vol. 1, plate 59, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University. NEW HAVEN, CT —The Yale Center of British Art announces an exhibition marking the bicentenary of John Ruskin (1819–1900), one of the most influential thinkers of the nineteenth century, who believed that art had the power to transform society and that nature inspired the most meaningful art. One of the greatest art writers in the English language, Ruskin... [Lire la suite]
08 octobre 2018

The man behind the mask: Rare Henry Moore masterpiece offered at Bonhams

Henry Moore O.M., C.H. (British, 1898-1986), Mask, alabaster, 19.2 cm. (7 1/2 in.) high. Carved in 1929. Estimate: £1,000,000-1,500,000 (€ 1,100,000 - 1,700,000). Photo: Bonhams LONDON.- Mask, an extremely rare sculpture by Henry Moore, leads Bonhams Modern British and Irish Art sale in London on Wednesday 14 November. Estimated at £1,000,000-1,500,000, it is being offered for sale for the first time for more than 80 years, and has never before been put up for auction. The work is... [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]
15 avril 2017

TEFAF New York Spring offers first look at debut fair focusing on modern and contemporary art & design

  NEW YORK, NY.- TEFAF New York has released a “first look” at the inaugural TEFAF New York Spring Fair that will take place at the historic Park Avenue Armory in New York City from May 4-8, 2017, with the Opening VIP Preview on May 3, 2017. The Fair will feature 92 of the world’s most illustrious dealers who specialize in Modern and Contemporary Art and Design. In addition, a small number of dealers will exhibit jewelry, African & Oceanic art, and antiquities. The inclusion of African & Oceanic works and... [Lire la suite]

31 janvier 2017

The J. Paul Getty Museum presents "The Sculptural Line"

Pygmalion and Galatea, about 1812-20, Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes (Francisco de Goya); sepia wash. The J. Paul Getty Museum.  LOS ANGELES, CA.- Drawing and sculpting may appear to be profoundly different practices, but for many artists these two disciplines have been intimately intertwined. Sculpture can serve as subject matter for drawings, while drawing often plays a vital part of the sculpting process. Through a selection of drawings and sculptures from the late fifteenth through twentieth centuries, a new... [Lire la suite]
26 janvier 2017

Hauser & Wirth Zürich opens exhibition focused on early works by Henry Moore

Henry Moore, Warrior with Shield, 1953—1954. Bronze, 155 x 92 x 59 cm / 61 x 36 1/4 x 23 1/4 in. All images reproduced with permission of the Henry Moore Foundation ZURICH.- Hauser & Wirth Zürich presents an exhibition focused on Henry Moore’s early works on paper relating to myth and poetry. Including poetry magazine covers, illustrations for poems by Herbert Read and sketches of the Prometheus myth, the presentation explores the graphic side of Moore’s practice and provides an insight into his... [Lire la suite]
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08 juin 2016

Rare Henry Moore Masterpiece Reclining Figure: Festival to Lead Sculpture Section of Christie's 250th Anniversary Sale

PROPERTY FROM AN AMERICAN COLLECTION. Henry Moore, O.M., C.H. (1898-1986), Reclining Figure: Festival, bronze with a brown patina, 90 in. (230 cm.) long. Conceived in 1951 and cast in an edition of five plus one artist’s proof. Estimate: £15 -20 million  ($22,000,000-29,000,000/ €20,000,000-26,000,000) © Susan Young London - Henry Moore’s ground-breaking 1951 modernist sculpture Reclining Figure: Festival, commissioned for the Festival of Britain in 1951, will lead the sculpture section of... [Lire la suite]
29 juin 2015

Masterpiece London 2015 opens with record attendees, significant sales across the board and major unveilings

Exterior of Masterpiece London 2015 with 'Adam' and 'Eve' by Richard Hudson, represented by Leila Heller Gallery. Photo: Deniz Faragulle. LONDON.- The Preview Day of the sixth edition of Masterpiece London ended with reports of record visitor numbers and strong sales across the board. The Fair draws collectors, curators, and designers from all over the world who view and purchase exceptional works of art spanning over 4,000 years of art history. This year the Fair welcomed a record 8,900 visitors on its opening day... [Lire la suite]