05 août 2018

Museo de Arte Moderno de Buenos Aires reopens refurbished and expanded galleries

Installation view. BUENOS AIRES.- In one of its largest exhibitions ever the Museo de Arte Moderno de Buenos Aires in collaboration with the MMK Museum für Moderne Kunst Frankfurt am Main is presenting A Tale of Two Worlds, comprising over 500 artworks from private and public collections, by 100 artists and collectives from Latin America, the United States and Europe. The exhibition marks the grand re-opening of the refurbished Moderno and occupies all the galleries of the newly-expanded institution, which has... [Lire la suite]

29 septembre 2017

Masterworks from the Diamonstein-Spielvogel Collection to be offered at Sotheby's New York

Mark Rothko, Untitled, 1968. Acrylic on paper mounted on canvas. Estimate $5/7 million. Photo: courtesy of Sotheby’s. NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s announced that masterworks on paper from the Diamonstein-Spielvogel Collection will lead the November sales of Impressionist & Modern and Contemporary Art in New York. Drawings and works on paper are the most spontaneous and essential of all artworks, often underpinning everything that an artist subsequently applies to other media. And yet, it is... [Lire la suite]
04 novembre 2016

Exhibition at Eykyn Maclean reintroduces two opposing perspectives on Serial Art

Lucio Fontana, Concetto spaziale, Attese, 1967, waterpaint on canvas, 31 1/2 x 25 5/8 in. (80 x 65 cm.). Private Collection, London. © 2016 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / SIAE, Rome. NEW YORK, NY.- Eykyn Maclean announces The Serial Attitude, an exhibition that reintroduces two opposing perspectives on Serial Art. In November 1967, Elayne Varian, the Director of the Finch College Museum of Art in New York, called upon a young artist – Mel Bochner – to help organize an exhibition on Serial Art. To... [Lire la suite]
30 octobre 2015

Jasper Johns (American, b.1930). "Moratorium (Flag)"

Jasper Johns (American, b.1930). "Moratorium (Flag)". Color offset lithograph. 1969. Estimated Price: $3,000 - $4,000 Signed in pencil, lower right. Edition unknown, c.1500 (?). White smooth wove paper. Full margins/the full sheet. Fine impression. Good to very good condition; minor creasing in the image, not visible recto. Literature/catalogue raisonne: cf Field/ULAE Supplement 5. A very scarce poster. The auction record for a signed impression is $3,000 at Christie's New York, 07/15/2014, lot #83. Our example, as... [Lire la suite]
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23 avril 2015

Art Institute of Chicago Receives Over $400 Million in Art, Its Largest Gift Ever

Jasper Johns, "Target", 1961. The Art Institute of Chicago, Gift of Edlis/Neeson Collection. CHICAGO - Douglas Druick, President and Eloise W. Martin Director of the Art Institute of Chicago, has announced the largest gift of art in the museum’s 136-year history: the Edlis/Neeson Collection, 42 iconic masterpieces of contemporary art donated by the Chicagobased collectors and philanthropists Stefan T. Edlis and his wife, Gael Neeson. The gift includes nine works by Andy Warhol, three paintings by Jasper Johns, one Robert... [Lire la suite]
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]