30 avril 2021

Sotheby's to offer Cy Twombly's 'Untitled (Rome)'

Lot 110. Cy Twombly (1928 - 2011), Untitled (Rome), signed on the reverse, oil based house paint and wax crayon on canvas, 61 by 76 ¾ in. 154.9 by 194.9 cm. Executed in 1970. From the artist’s celebrated Blackboards series. Estimate 35,000,000 - 45,000,000 USD. To appear at auction after remaining in the same private collection for nearly 30 years. Courtesy Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- Cy Twombly’s Untitled (Rome), from the artist’s celebrated series of Blackboard paintings, will star... [Lire la suite]

20 novembre 2020

Work by Richter and Calder smash estimates at Bonhams Post-War & Contemporary Art sale

Lot 17. Gerhard Richter (born 1932), Abstraktes Bild (Untitled) 679-3, 1988, signed and dated 1988 on the reverse, oil on canvas, 47 1/4 by 39 1/4 in., 119.3 by 99.5 cm. Estimate $1,500,000-2,500,000. Sold for $3,450,312 (€ 2,916,085). Photo: Bonhams. NEW YORK, NY.- Signature works by Gerhard Richter and Alexander Calder, shattered their estimates at Bonhams’ Post-War & Contemporary Art sale today (November 18) in New York. Created during the peak of Richter’s... [Lire la suite]
30 juin 2020

Sotheby's live global auction event achieves $363.2 million and 93% sold

29 June 2020 – Oliver Barker, Chairman of Sotheby’s Europe, and tonight’s auctioneer said, “Being on the rostrum tonight was like being at the epicentre of a cinematic production. We would never have envisioned, even a few months ago, that it would be possible to hold a series of flagship New York sales as an unprecedented live-streamed event, with banks of telephone- bidding colleagues beamed in from around the world. But, just as throughout its 276-year history, Sotheby’s was ready to pivot at a moment’s notice – and... [Lire la suite]
17 septembre 2018

Momentous works by iconic artists lead Sotheby’s Hong Kong Modern and Contemporary Art evening sales on 30 september 2018

Zao Wou-Ki, Juin-Octobre 1985, oil on canvas (triptych), 280 x 1000 cm, 1985, estimate upon request. Courtesy Sotheby's. Hong Kong - Sotheby’s Hong Kong Modern Art and Contemporary Art Evening Sales on 30 September 2018 will present a line-up of seminal works, many of which are fresh to the market, by eminent Asian masters such as Zao Wou-Ki, Chu Teh-Chun, Sanyu, Zeng Fanzhi, Liu Ye, Kusama Yayoi, Shiraga Kazuo, Adrien-Jean Le Mayeur de Merprès, Ronald Ventura, alongside their contemporaries in the West, including Pablo... [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]
25 avril 2014

Joan Mitchell (1925-1992), Untitled

Joan Mitchell (1925-1992), Untitled. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014 oil on canvas, 98 x 80¼ in. (248.9 x 203.8 cm.). Painted in 1960. Estimate $6,000,000 – $9,000,000 Provenance: The Estate of Joan Mitchell, New YorkThe Joan Mitchell Foundation, New YorkHauser & Wirth, Zurich LondonAcquired from the above by the present owner Literature: A. Parmiggiani, Joan Mitchell: la pittura dei Due Mondi La peinture des Deux Mondes, exh. cat., Palazzo Magnani, Reggio Emilia, 2009, pp. 31 and 122 (illustrated). Exhibited: New York,... [Lire la suite]
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31 mai 2011

Abstract Expressionist New York: Masterpieces from The Museum of Modern Art @ Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO)

Mark Rothko, No. 5/No. 22. 1950 (dated on reverse 1949). Oil on canvas, 9’ 9” x 8’ 11 1/8”. The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Gift of the artist © 1998 Kate Rothko Prizel & Christopher Rothko / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo: The Museum of Modern Art, Department of Imaging Services. TORONTO.- Jackson Pollock. Mark Rothko. Robert Motherwell. Joan Mitchell. Franz Kline. Lee Krasner. Willem de Kooning. These are just a few of the legendary 20th-century artists whose artwork is now on view at the Art Gallery of... [Lire la suite]
23 janvier 2010

'Monet and Abstraction' @ Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza

This coming February, the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza and Fundación Caja Madrid are presenting the exhibition Monet and Abstraction. It offers a survey of the work of the great French Impressionist painter from an innovative perspective and one never previously employed in the context of a temporary exhibition of this scale and importance, namely the artist's relationship with the development of abstraction in the second half of the 20th century. From his ethereal London landscapes to the monumental depictions of his garden at... [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]