21 juin 2019

Olivier Malingue presents 'Abstract or not' at London Art Week 2019

Nicolas de Staël (1914 - 1955), Syracuse, 1954. Oil on canvas, 50 x 73 cm. Courtesy of Olivier Malingue Ltd. © 2019 London Art Week. Olivier Malingue is pleased to present Abstract or not, an exhibition including works by Georges Braque, Nicolas De Staël, Jean Dubuffet, Jean Fautrier, Raymond Hains, Alain Jacquet, André Masson, Joan Mitchell, Judit Reigl, Jean-Paul Riopelle and Maria Helena Vieira da Silva. The exhibition explores different interpretations of abstraction, through a selection of... [Lire la suite]

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]
14 novembre 2017

Sotheby's Dubai inaugural sale achieves $3.6m & 5 artist records

Ali Banisadr (B. 1976, Iranian), In Medias Res,signed, oil on canvas, 167.6 by 223.5cm.; 66 by 87 3/4 in. Estimate $200,000-300,000. Lot Sold $459,000. Courtesy Sotheby's DUBAI.- Tonight Sotheby's Boundless: Dubai sale achieved a total of $3.6m / £2.8m / €3.1m (pre-sale est. $2.6m – 3.6m) and a sell-through rate of 80%. Bidders in the room, on the phone and online competed to buy works spanning 20th Century and Contemporary Middle Eastern and International art, Design, Photography,... [Lire la suite]
20 octobre 2017

Alberto Giacometti's Grande Femme II sells for $29,390,850 at Christie's Paris

Lot 8. Alberto Giacometti, Grande Femme II. signed, inscribed and with the foundry mark ‘Alberto Giacometti Epreuve d’artiste Susse Fondeur Paris’ (at the back of the base); with the foundry mark again ‘SUSSE FONDEUR PARIS CIRE PERDUE’ (inside the base), bronze with dark brown patina. Height: 108 7/8 in. Conceived in 1960; this bronze cast in 1980-81 in an edition of 7 plus 2 artist's proofs plus one for the Fondation Maeght. Estimate On Request. Sold for: €24,907,500/ £22,167,675 /$29,390,850. © Christie’s... [Lire la suite]
16 août 2017

An art lover's collection gives an insight into an exceptional gallery

AIX-EN-PROVENCE.- From 24 June to 24 September 2017, the Musée Granet invites you to discover, through nearly one hundred masterworks of modern and contemporary art, the history of the Galerie Jeanne Bucher Jaeger, whose acquisitions have been driven by a sense of adventure and a love of art since 1925. Jeanne Bucher opened her gallery in 1925 to present works by Cubist, surrealist, primitivist and pre-war abstract artists. The avant-garde artists shown by the Galerie Jeanne Bucher were never limited to a... [Lire la suite]
08 juillet 2017

Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam exhibits the entire group of Dubuffet works in its collection

Jean Dubuffet, Personnage hilare (Portrait de Francis Ponge), 1947, oil on plaster on cardboard, 60.5 x 45.5 cm, collection Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, donation of the artist. AMSTERDAM.- This summer, the Rijksmuseum and the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam are programming work by the French artist Jean Dubuffet (1901-1985). The Rijksmuseum is presenting sculptures by the artist in the museum gardens and, for the first time, the Stedelijk is exhibiting the entire group of Dubuffet works in its collection. How can... [Lire la suite]

29 juin 2017

Andy Warhol and Jean-Michel Basquiat lead Sotheby's Contemporary Sale in London

Oliver Barker fields bids at Sotheby’s Evening Sale of Contemporary Art, 28 June 2017. Courtesy Sotheby’s. LONDON.- Sotheby’s Evening Auction of Contemporary Art in London this evening exceeded its pre-sale high estimate to total £62,325,750 / $79,783,193 / €70,403,354 – an increase of 20% (GBP) / 15% (USD) on the equivalent sale last year. · 95.1% sold by lot, this was the fifth consecutive Contemporary Art Evening Sale at Sotheby’s worldwide with a sell-through rate of over 90%. · An auction record was... [Lire la suite]
15 juin 2017

Applicat-Prazan at Art Basel 2017

Nicolas de STAËL (1914 - 1955), Arbres et maisons (Paysage), 1953. Oil on canvas - 65 x 81 cm © Adagp, Paris 2017 Jean Fautrier, Les pommes (Le jour et la nuit), 1940. Haute pâte on paper mounted on canvas, 81.0 × 116.0 cm © Applicat-Prazan Jean Dubuffet, Mirobolus blanc, 1945. Haute pâte on canvas, 46.0 × 38.0 cm © Applicat-Prazan Pierre Soulages, Peinture, 130 x 97 cm, 1949, 1949. Oil on canvas, 130.0 × 97.0 cm © Applicat-Prazan Manolo Millares, Cuadro 74, 1959. Mixed media on canvas, 162.0 × 130.0 cm ©... [Lire la suite]
17 mai 2017

Chefs-d’œuvre des artistes qui ont écrit l’histoire de l’art entre les années 1940 et 1960 chez Sotheby's Paris

Lot 4. Pierre Soulages (N. 1919), Peinture 162 x 130 cm, 14 Avril 1962, signé; signé, daté 14 avril 62 et daté 1962 au dos, huile sur toile, 162 x 130 cm; 63 3/4 x 51 3/16 in. Exécuté en 1962. Estimation : 2.000.000-3.000.000 €. Photo: Sotheby's. PARIS.- Sotheby’s France donne rendez-vous aux amateurs d’art contemporain les 6 et 7 juin à Paris. Pour cette première édition de l’année, Sotheby’s France choisit à nouveau de faire honneur aux maîtres de l’abstraction,... [Lire la suite]
17 avril 2017

Applicat-Prazan at TEFAF New York Spring 2017

Wifredo Lam (Sagua La Grande 1902-1982 Paris), Nu À La Chaise, 1942. Tempera on paper mounted on canvas, 165 x 98 cm. Signed and dated lower left and signed and dated on the reverse. Courtesy Galerie Applicat-Prazan, Paris Provenance: Family of the Artist, Paris; private collection, Miami Literature: Michel Leiris, Wifredo Lam, Milan 1970, no. 27, ill. col.; Gérard Xuriguéra, Wifredo Lam, Paris 1974, ill. col. p. 31; Max-Pol Fouchet, Wifredo Lam, Poligrafa / Cercle d’Art,... [Lire la suite]