02 juin 2014

From Rauschenberg to Jeff Koons: The eye of Ileana Sonnabend on view in Venice

Jasper Johns, Figure 8, 1959. Encausto su tela, 51x38 cm © Jasper Johns, by SIAE 2014 © Sonnabend Collection, New York. VENICE.- Following the great success of the exhibition dedicated to her this spring by the MoMA of New York , the extraordinary “eye” of a person dubbed the “ambassador” of contemporary art, Ileana Sonnabend (1914 – 2007) – together with Peggy Guggenheim perhaps the greatest talent scout of the late 20th century –are taking centre stage in Venice in a new show.  Granted in 2013 as a long-term loan to... [Lire la suite]
02 mai 2011

Ben Laden est mort. Justice est faite !

Jasper Johns, Flag, 1954-55. Encaustic, oil, and collage on fabric mounted on plywood, 42 x 61 in.  Museum of Modern Art, gift of Philip Johnson in honor of Alfred H. Barr, Jr. © Jasper Johns/ Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY Ben Laden est mort. Justice est faite !
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02 février 2011

"Jasper Johns, The Traces of Memory" @ IVAM

,Jasper Johns,Target with Four Faces, 1979 Impreso en el Atelier A. et P. Crommelynck Colección particular Fotografía: Jean Bernatd VALENCIA.- Exhibitions devoted to Jasper Johns are rare in general and even less frequent in Europe. The show that the IVAM is now presenting, featuring about a hundred works, consists of pieces that range over fifty years of one of the most enthralling and hallowed careers in the world of contemporary art. It includes paintings from American and European museums (National Gallery of Art,... [Lire la suite]
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12 mai 2010

Flag Flies at Christie's Sale - Record for Jasper Johns Whose Flag Sells for $28.6 Million

Laura Vere-Hodge of Christies surveys "Flag" by artist Jasper Johns. The painting is part of the collection of Michael Crichton, best selling author of Jurassic Park, which highlighted a sale of post-war and contemporary art at Christies in New York on May 11. REUTERS/Kevin Coombs. NEW YORK, NY.- The quality, scope and innovative vision of the late author Michael Crichton’s collection of contemporary art compelled buyers at Christie’s on May 11. The focal point of the sale was Jasper Johns’ Flag, 1960-1966, selling... [Lire la suite]
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06 mars 2010

Rembrandt and Miró Prints Highlight Sotheby's March 2010 Prints Sale

Joãn Miró (1983-1983), "Les Essències De La Terra", 1968. Estimate: £70,000-90,000. Photo: Sotheby's. LONDON.- On Tuesday, 30 March, 2010 Sotheby’s London will offer a range of Old Master, Modern and Contemporary Prints. Printmaking has been at the heart of artistic production for over 500 years. The spring sale will present an exciting opportunity to acquire works by a group of important Old Master artists such as Rembrandt, Dürer and Goya. The sale also demonstrates the importance of the medium to later artists... [Lire la suite]
12 novembre 2009

Andy Warhol's Iconic 200 One Dollar Bills from 1962 Sells for $43,762,500 at Sotheby's

Mark Rothko (1903 - 1970), Orange, Red, Orange, Executed circa 1961 - 1962, oil on paper mounted on panel, 29 x 20 7/8 in. 73.7 x 53 cm. Est. 2,000,000—3,000,000 USD. Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium:  3,386,500 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- Tonight at Sotheby’s in New York, Andy Warhol’s monumental masterpiece, 200 One Dollar Bills, brought a remarkable $43,762,500, soaring past the pre-sale estimate of $8/12 million. Competition was fierce. Auctioneer Tobias Meyer opened the bidding at $6 million and was... [Lire la suite]


11 novembre 2009

Works by Peter Doig, Jeff Koons, and Joan Mitchell Lead Christie's Sale

Mark Rothko (1903-1970) Blue, Red, Black on Red, acrylic on paper laid down on panel, 24 x 18 in. (70 x 45.7 cm.) Painted in 1967. Est. $1,500,000 - $2,000,000. Price Realized $2,042,500. Image Christie's Ltd 2009 NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale totaled $74,151,500/£44,669,578/€49,766,107. Works by artists Peter Doig, Jeff Koons, and Joan Mitchell commanded the top prices. In addition, new world record prices were set for works on paper by Philip Guston, and Brice Marden and a drawing by... [Lire la suite]
02 octobre 2009

'The Robert and Jane Meyerhoff Collection: Selected Works' @ the National Gallery of Art

Roy Lichtenstein, Bedroom at Arles, 1992, oil and Magna on canvas, overall: 320 x 420.4 cm (126 x 165 1/2 in.) Collection of Robert and Jane Meyerhoff WASHINGTON, DC.- Ten themes—Scrape, Concentricity, Line, Gesture, Art on Art, Drip, Stripe to Zip, Figure or Ground, Monochrome, and Picture the Frame—reveal surprising juxtapositions among the 126 paintings, sculptures, drawings, and prints selected from the famed collection of Robert and Jane Meyerhoff, amassed between 1958 and 2004, the year of Jane Meyerhoff's death. While... [Lire la suite]
25 septembre 2009

Broad Selection of Modern and Contemporary Works @ Sotheby's Prints Sale

Pablo Picasso, Femme au Tambourin, 1938-9 (est. $500/600,000). Photo: Sotheby's NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s autumn auction of Prints will be held in New York on 29 October, 2009, and will offer collectors a broad selection of modern and contemporary works from the 19th century to present day. Works from the sale, estimated to bring in excess of $7.8 million, will be on view at Sotheby’s New York galleries beginning 25 October at 1pm. The auction begins with works by American artists, most notably the well-known George Bellows’... [Lire la suite]
10 juillet 2009

'JJ/RR Jasper Johns/Robert Rauschenberg: 20th Century Masters in the Collection' @ the Columbia Museum of Art

The exhibition includes 10 works on paper by the iconic artists. COLUMBIA, SC.- An installation of the work of pioneering Pop artists Jasper Johns and Robert Rauschenberg opens at the Columbia Museum of Art on July 18 and runs through October 4. JJ/RR Jasper Johns and Robert Rauschenberg: 20th Century Masters in the Collection, on view in the Museum's Gallery 15, includes 10 works on paper by the iconic artists. This installation, drawn from the work in the Columbia Museum of Art's collection, explores the visual relationship... [Lire la suite]


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