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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12 juin 2013

Phillips auction house announces highlights from London June Contemporary Auctions

Anish Kapoor, Untitled, 1996. Midnight blue pigment on aluminium, 200.7 x 200.7 x 25.4 cm. (79 x 79 x 10 in.). Estimate £1,000,000 - 1,500,000. Image courtesy of Phillips LONDON.- Phillips announced highlights from the upcoming June Contemporary Art auctions, featuring 176 lots with a combined pre-sale low estimate of £15,364,000 / $23,930,000 and a pre-sale high estimate of £23,007,000 / $35,840,000.  “We are pleased to present our June Contemporary Art Evening Sale, headlining an important work by Glenn Brown entitled... [Lire la suite]

11 avril 2013

Christie's to offer one of Jean-Michel Basquiat's most accomplished paintings

Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960-1988), Dustheads, acrylic, oilstick, spray enamel and metallic paint on canvas, 72 x 84 in. (182.8 x 213.3 cm.). Painted in 1982. Estimate: $25-35 million. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2013 New York – On May 15, Christie's Evening Auction of Post-War & Contemporary Art will present a major painting by Jean-Michel Basquiat.  Executed in 1982 at the height of his creative development and fame, this ambitious work can be seen in both its scale and ambition as its... [Lire la suite]
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29 janvier 2013

Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960-1988), Museum Security (Broadway Meltdown)

Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960-1988), Museum Security (Broadway Meltdown).  Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2013 acrylic, oilstick and paper collage on canvas; 84 x 84 in. (213.4 x 213.4 cm.). Painted in 1983 (14). Estimate £7,000,000 - £9,000,000 Provenance: Larry Gagosian Gallery, Los Angeles.Kamran Diba, Paris (acquired from the above in 1983).Private Collection, London. Literature: M. Enrici, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Paris 1989 (illustrated in colour, p. 81).Jean-Michel Basquiat, exh. cat.,... [Lire la suite]
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28 septembre 2012

Phillips de Pury & Co announces highlights from London October Contemporary Art Auctions

Jean-Michel Basquiat, Big Joy, 1984. Acrylic, oilstick and Xerox collage on canvas, 218.5 x 172.5 cm (86 x 67 7/8 in). Signed, titled and dated ‘”BIG.JOY” Jean-Michel Basquiat SEPT: 1984‘ on the reverse. Estimate: £2,500,000 - 3,500,000.  Photo Phillips de Pury & Co LONDON.- Phillips de Pury & Company announced highlights from the upcoming London Contemporary Art auctions, featuring 209 lots with a combined pre-sale low estimate of £19,296,000 / $31,318,771 and a pre-sale high estimate of £28,255,000/ $45,862,727.... [Lire la suite]
20 septembre 2012

Record breaking Jean-Michel Basquiat poised to achieve the highest price for the artist

Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960-1988) Untitled, 1981 Acrylic and oilstick on Canvas 78 x 68 in, 198 x 173 cm Estimate in the region of $20 million. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2012. NEW YORK, NY.- On November 14th, Christie's will offer a major work by Jean-Michel Basquiat, executed in 1981. Untitled, which has been in the same private collection for almost two decades, is regarded as one of Basquiat’s ultimate masterpieces from the beginning of his career alongside Untitled (Scull) 1981, from the Broad Collection. The work has been... [Lire la suite]
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28 juin 2012

Painting by Yves Klein sets a new world record for a French Post-War artist at auction

  Yves Klein (1928-1962), Le Rose du bleu (RE 22), titled 'Le Rose du bleu' (on the reverse), dry pigment in synthetic resin, natural sponges and pebbles on board, 78 3/8 x 60 x 6 3/8in. (199 x 153 x 16cm.). Executed in 1960. Estimate on request. Price Realized £23,561,250 ($36,779,111) (€29,428,001). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2012 LONDON.- Christie's Post-War & Contemporary Art Evening Auction totalled £132,819,400 ($207,331,083 / €165,891,431), selling 98% by value and 87%... [Lire la suite]
05 juin 2012

Jean-Michel Basquiat's Untitled, 1981 poised to achieve the highest price for the artist

Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960-1988), Untitled, 1981. Acrylic, oilstick and spray paint on canvas, 78 x 72in. (199.5 x 182.9cm.). Estimate in the region of $20 million. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2012 NEW YORK, NY.- On 27 June, Christie's Evening Auction of Post-War & Contemporary Art will present a selection of important works including a pivotal painting by Jean-Michel Basquiat, created in the seminal year of 1981. Bursting forth from the canvas in a combustive palette of scarlet red, dusky pink, vermillion and fluorescent... [Lire la suite]
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14 mai 2011

Spring Art Sales Wrap at Phillips de Pury & Company with Andy Warhol Haul

 NEW YORK, (REUTERS).- Spring art auctions ended on Thursday with another big Andy Warhol sale when "Liz #5" sold for $27 million at Phillips de Pury's $99 million contemporary art sale. The pop artist's iconic portrait of the late actress Elizabeth Taylor went a long way toward the total for Phillips, the number-three auction house behind Sotheby's and Christie's, where Warhols also played a huge role this season. "We're thrilled with the strong results ... (which were) more than double this time last year," said Phillips... [Lire la suite]
07 novembre 2010

Jean-Michel Basquiat, Self-Portrait , Executed in 1982

Jean-Michel Basquiat, Self-Portrait , Executed in 1982. photo courtesy Philips de Pury & Co. Acrylic, oil stick and paper collage on canvas mounted on tied wood supports. 48 x 81 in. (121.9 x 205.7 cm).  Signed, titled and dated ‘ “SELF PORTRAIT” 1982 Jean Michel Basquiat’ (on the reverse). ESTIMATE $4,000,000-6,000,000 PROVENANCE The Estate of Jean-Michel Basquiat, New York; Robert Miller Gallery, New York; Private collection, Paris EXHIBITED New York, Museum of Modern Art, Allegories of Modernism... [Lire la suite]


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