05 septembre 2017

Christie’s Frieze Week 2017 - Innovative Line Up Of Curated, Cross-Category And Masterpiece Auctions In October

Jean-Michel Basquiat, Red Skull (1982), Acrylic, oilstick and paper collage on canvas, 60 × 60 in. (152.4 × 152.4 cm.), Estimate on request.  London - This October during London’s Frieze Week, Christie’s will present a second major season of Post-War and Contemporary Art in 2017 at King Street, bringing together the very best in art and design across the 20th and 21st centuries.  Following the successful move of the London auctions in March this year, Christie’s sales this October demonstrate a diversity... [Lire la suite]

18 juillet 2017

Works by Van Gogh and Monet headline Woodshed Art Auctions' July 26th sale

FRANKLIN, MASS.- A tempera on paper painting attributed to Claude Monet (1840-1926), titled Study for Gare Saint-Lazare, and a tempera and gouache on paper attributed to Vincent Van Gogh (1853-1890), titled Morning, Going to Work, are expected star lots in Woodshed Art Auctions’ next Prestige Collection sale, a 65-lot internet-only fine art auction ending July 26th.  With a pre-sale estimate of $100,000-$160,000, the Monet is the auction’s expected top lot. It is signed verso and marked “Gallery Simon, Paris,” stamped and... [Lire la suite]
19 mai 2017

Jean-Michel Basquiat's ‘Untitled’ from 1982 Achieves $110.5 Million at Sotheby’s New York

NEW YORK – Achieving a record-shattering $110.5 million, Jean-Michel Basquiat’s Untitled, 1982, led the Contemporary Art Evening sale on 18 May. The price is the highest paid at auction for a work by an American artist and for any artwork created after 1980. It was Basquiat's night, with five of the artist's works realising a combined $129.3 million. Kicking off the sale was Jonas Wood’s Black Still Life, which brought $1.2 million – wildly exceeding its $250,000 low estimate. Energetic bidding ensued, with with Roy... [Lire la suite]
02 mai 2017

Phillips announces highlights from the Evening and Day Sales of 20th Century & Contemporary Art

Peter Doig, Rosedale, signed, titled, inscribed and dated “”Rosedale” PETER DOIG LONDON 1991” on the reverse, oil on canvas, 78 1/2 x 94 1/4 in. (199.4 x 239.4 cm). Painted in 1991. Estimate On Request. Image courtesy of Phillips. NEW YORK, NY.- Phillips announces highlights from the Evening and Day Sales of 20th Century & Contemporary Art. The Day Sale will take place on Wednesday, 17 May, followed by the Evening Sale on Thursday, 18 May. Comprised of 40 lots, the Evening Sale is... [Lire la suite]
09 mars 2017

World auction record for Swiss artist Franz Gertsch at Sotheby's London sale

Oliver Barker fields bids at Sotheby’s Evening Sale of Contemporary Art, 8 March 2017. Photo: Sotheby's. LONDON.- Sotheby’s Evening Auction of Contemporary Art in London this evening exceeded its pre-sale high estimate to total £118,015,150 – an increase of 70% (GBP) / 43% (USD) on the equivalent sale last year. • 93.4% sold by lot, this was the third consecutive Contemporary Art Evening Sale at Sotheby’s with a sellthrough rate of over 90%. • Tonight’s sale exceeded the pre-sale estimate of £80.9-112.6m /... [Lire la suite]
11 février 2017

Christie's to offer Basquiat self-portrait from the collection of U2's Adam Clayton

Jean-Michel Basquiat, Untitled (1982). Oil stick on paper, 42⅝ x 30in. (108.3 x 76.2cm.) Estimate: £1 - 1.5m. © Christie’s Images Limited 2017. LONDON.- Christie’s will present Jean-Michel Basquiat’s Untitled (1982, estimate: £1,000,000 - 1,500,000) from the collection of U2’s bassist Adam Clayton as a major highlight of the upcoming Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Auction on 7 March. Held for over twenty-five years in Clayton’s collection, Untitled featured on the front cover of the catalogue for the exhibition... [Lire la suite]
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10 juin 2016

Christie's announces highlights from its Post-War and Contemporary Art Auctions in London

Gerhard Richter (B. 1932), Abstraktes Bild (811-2), signed, numbered and dated ‘811-2 Richter 1994’ (on the reverse), oil on canvas, 98 x 78 1/2 in. (250 x 200cm.). Painted in 1994. Estimate on Request. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2016 LONDON.- Christie’s will bring together a selection of international names in the Post-War and Contemporary Art Auctions on 29 and 30 June at London’s King Street. This season’s auctions are complemented by a strong core of Post-War and Contemporary... [Lire la suite]
11 mai 2016

Basquiat sets artist record at Christie's New York sale at $57.3 million

Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960-1988), Untitled (detail), acrylic on canvas, Painted in 1982. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2016.  NEW YORK, NY.- The May 10 evening sale of Post-War and Contemporary Art realized US$318,388,000 / £220,796,117 /€279,086,291 with sell-through rates of 87% by lot and 91% by value. The sale established 6 new world auction records for artists including Jean-Michel Basquiat, Agnes Martin, Mike Kelley, Richard Prince, Kerry James Marshall and Barry X Ball. The results of tonight’s sale brings the... [Lire la suite]
14 avril 2016

Christie's announces top lot of Post-War & Contemporary Evening Sale in New York

Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960-1988), Untitled (detail), acrylic on canvas, Painted in 1982. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2016. NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s will lead its May 10 Evening Sale of Post-War and Contemporary Art with Jean-Michel Basquiat’s explosive tour de force, Untitled, 1982, which is estimated to realize in excess of $40 million. Executed in Modena, Italy in the prime year of Basquiat’s meteoric career, Basquiat’s Untitled is an epic painting, with its monumental size and visceral energy marking it as one of the... [Lire la suite]
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16 janvier 2014

Rare candid photographs of Jean-Michel Basquiat on view at Suzanne Geiss Company

Jean-Michel Basquiat, Reclining Nude. Photograph by Paige Powell, 1983. © Paige Powell. Courtesy The Suzanne Geiss Company.  NEW YORK, NY.- Suzanne Geiss Company presents Jean-Michel Basquiat, Reclining Nude, an exhibition of rare candid photographs of Jean-Michel Basquiat taken by Paige Powell. This is the first presentation of photographs from Powell’s comprehensive archive, a significant chronicle of 1980’s art and culture in America. Her work offers uncommon glimpses into the lives of artists and friends who... [Lire la suite]
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