25 septembre 2013

Pollock and the Irascibles; The New York School opens at Palazzo Reale in Milan

Mark Rothko, Untitled (Blue, Yellow, Green on Red), 1954. Olio su tela, 197,5 x 166,4 cm© Whitney Museum of American Art© Kate Rothko Prizel & Christopher Rothko by SIAE 2013. MILAN.- Jackson Pollock, but not just him: Rothko, de Kooning, Kline too. An artistic revolution, a break with the past, experimentation, energy: this is the story that will be told by the “Pollock e gli Irascibili” which opened at the Palazzo Reale on 24 September.  The exhibition, curated by Carter Foster with the collaboration of Luca Beatrice,... [Lire la suite]

16 mai 2013

Jackson Pollock work "Number 19, 1948" sells for record $58.4 million at Christie's

Jackson Pollock, Number 19, 1948. Oil and enamel on paper laid down on canvas, 30 7/8 x 22 7/8 in. (78.4 x 58.1 cm.). Painted in 1948. Estimate: $ 25,000,000-35,000,000. Price Realized $58,363,750. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2013.  NEW YORK (AFP).- A Jackson Pollock drip painting sold Wednesday at Christie's in New York for a record $58.4 million and a work by one-time graffiti artist Jean-Michel Basquiat set another record at $48.8 million. "Number 19, 1948" features Pollock's iconic drip-paint style, creating a... [Lire la suite]
13 mai 2013

Jackson Pollock (1912-1956), Number 19, 1948

Jackson Pollock (1912-1956), Number 19, 1948. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2013 signed and dated 'Jackson Pollock 48' (upper left), oil and enamel on paper mounted on canvas; 30 7/8 x 22 5/8 in. (78.4 x 57.4 cm.). Painted in 1948. Estimate $25,000,000 – $35,000,000 Provenance: Janet Chase Hauck, New YorkAnon. sale; Christie's, New York, 4 May 1993, lot 10Private collection, ParisAcquired from the above by the present owner Property of an American Foundation  Literature: C.... [Lire la suite]
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10 avril 2013

Masterwork To Lead Christie’s Evening Sale Of Contemporary Art On 15 May 2013: Jackson Pollock’s Number 19

Jackson Pollock (1912-1956), Number 19, 1948 . Oil and enamel on paper laid down on canvas, 30 7/8 x 22 7/8 in. (78.4 x 58.1 cm.). Painted in 1948.. Estimate: $ 25,000,000-35,000,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2013 New York - On 15 May 2013, Christie’s will present a 20th Century masterwork by Jackson Pollock as the preeminent highlight of the spring Contemporary Art Evening Auction. Jackson Pollock’s Number 19, 1948, was created during the artist’s most important period,... [Lire la suite]
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08 juin 2012

"Art of Another Kind: International Abstraction and the Guggenheim, 1949-1960"

Mark Rothko, Untitled (Violet, Black, Orange, Yellow on White and Red), 1949. Oil on canvas, 207 x 167.6 cm. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Gift, Elaine and Werner Dannheisser and The Dannheisser Foundation 78.246. © 2012 Kate Rothko Prizel and Christopher Rothko/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York NEW YORK, NY.- From June 8 to September 12, 2012, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum presents Art of Another Kind: International Abstraction and the Guggenheim, 1949-1960. Comprising approximately 100 works by nearly 70 artists, the... [Lire la suite]
09 mai 2012

Rothko painting sells for record $86.9 million; Klein blowtorch painting nets $36.4M

Koji Inoue, head of evening sales at Christie's, talks about Yves Klein's FC 1 (Fire-Color 1) on display at Christie's in New York on May 4, 2012 during a preview of the Post War and Contemporary Art sale. Photo: AFP. NEW YORK (AP).- An iconic painting by French artist Yves Klein created with water, a blowtorch and two models has sold at a New York City auction for $36.4 million. Christie's auction house said "FC 1" set an auction record for the artist Tuesday night. The painting was sold to a buyer who wishes to remain anonymous,... [Lire la suite]

16 avril 2012

Peggy Guggenheim

VENICE.- In this May 30, 1979, file photo, American art collector Peggy Guggenheim poses between early paintings by Jackson Pollock that are part of her modern art collection at her 18th century palace, Palazzo Venier dei Leoni, in Venice, Italy. Pollock, who would have turned 100 in 2012, will have the anniversary of his birth observed with exhibitions, fundraisers and other events throughout the year. AP Photo/Jerry T. Mosey, File.
31 mars 2012

Christie's New York to offer the most important collection of Abstract Expressionism

Mark Rothko, Orange, Red, Yellow, 1961. Oil on canvas, 93 x 81 1/4 in. Estimate: $35,000,000-45,000,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2012.. NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s announced the forthcoming sale of an outstanding private American collection of Post War and Contemporary Art: The Property from the Pincus Collection. As philanthropists, humanitarians, and art patrons, David Pincus and his wife Geraldine, known as Gerry, enjoyed a collection of Post War and Contemporary art since the early 60s. Notable for the extraordinary quality,... [Lire la suite]
31 mai 2011

Abstract Expressionist New York: Masterpieces from The Museum of Modern Art @ Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO)

Mark Rothko, No. 5/No. 22. 1950 (dated on reverse 1949). Oil on canvas, 9’ 9” x 8’ 11 1/8”. The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Gift of the artist © 1998 Kate Rothko Prizel & Christopher Rothko / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo: The Museum of Modern Art, Department of Imaging Services. TORONTO.- Jackson Pollock. Mark Rothko. Robert Motherwell. Joan Mitchell. Franz Kline. Lee Krasner. Willem de Kooning. These are just a few of the legendary 20th-century artists whose artwork is now on view at the Art Gallery of... [Lire la suite]
04 octobre 2010

"Abstract Expressionist New York" @ The Museum of Modern Art, New York

Mark Rothko, No. 5/No. 22. 1950. Oil on canvas, 297 x 272 cm. The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Gift of the artist.© 1998 Kate Rothko Prizel & Christopher Rothko / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York NEW YORK, NY.- Drawn entirely from the collection of The Museum of Modern Art, Abstract Expressionist New York traces the development of Abstract Expressionism from its auspicious beginnings in the 1940s to its seasoned maturity in the 1960s. The exhibition will be on view at MoMA starting October 3, 2010. Marking the... [Lire la suite]