16 mai 2019

Sotheby's Impressionist & Modern Art Sales series rises to $394.6 million in New York

Lot 143. Émile Bernard (1868 - 1941), Bretonnes ramassant des pommes. Signed E. Bernard and dated 89 (lower left). Oil on canvas, 33 3/4 by 21 1/2 in., 85.7 by 54.6 cm. Estimate $400,000 - $600,000. Lot sold $1,940,000. New world auction record for the artist. Courtesy Sotheby's NEW YORK, NY.- Scott Niichel, Head of Day Sales and Deputy Co-Head of Impressionist & Modern Art at Sotheby’s, New York. said “The Impressionist and Modern Art Day sale results... [Lire la suite]

27 février 2019

Sotheby's Impressionist, Modern & Surrealist Art Evening Sale totals $115.3m

The sale was led by a record for a Venetian View by Claude Monet at £27.5 Million / $36.2 Million. Courtesy Sotheby's.  LONDON.- Tonight’s Evening Sales of Impressionist, Modern and Surrealist Art brought a total of £87.7 million / $115.3 million (est. £62.1 – 89.3 million). Helena Newman, Sotheby’s Worldwide Head of Impressionist & Modern Art, said: “It was great to see these first indicative sales of the season hit the ground running with such a promising and lively start. The combination of... [Lire la suite]
18 mars 2018

Sotheby's Hong Kong announces highlights from its Modern and Contemporary Art Evening Auctions

Sanyu, Nu endormi, executed in 1950s, oil on board, 50 x 100 cm, est. HK$ 20 – 30 million / US$2.56 – 3.84 million. Lot Sold 46,877,500 HKD (4,852,969 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby’s. HONG KONG.- Sotheby’s unveiled highlights from its Evening Sales of Modern Art and Contemporary Art, both of which will be held on 31 March at Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. The auctions will be led by a line-up of Western Contemporary and Modern Art, as well as an array of rare works by Modern and Contemporary Asian masters.... [Lire la suite]
29 février 2016

Chagall to Malevich: 130 masterpieces of the Russian avant-garde on view at the Albertina

Natalia Goncharova, The Blue Cow, 1911, Vienna, Albertina - Batliner Collection VIENNA.- The art of the Russian avant-garde numbers among the most diverse and radical chapters of modernism. At no other point in the history of art did artistic schools and artists’ associations emerge at such a breathtaking pace than between 1910 and 1920. Every group was its own programme, every programme its own call to battle – against the past as well as against competing iterations of the present.   Marc Chagall, The walk,... [Lire la suite]
03 février 2016

Christie's Impressionist, Modern & Surreal Art Evening Sales in London total $138,024,707

© Christie’s Images Limited 2016.  LONDON.- Christie’s Evening Sales of Impressionist and Modern Art and The Art of the Surreal, in London on 2 February, realised a combined total of £95,917,100 / $138,024,707 / €126,418,738, selling 75% by lot and 87% by value. The top price of the evening was achieved by Max Ernst’s museum-quality work The Stolen Mirror, which sold for £7,642,500 / $10,997,558 / €10,072,815 (estimate: £7-10 million). In total, 27 works of art sold for over £1 million / 34 for over $1 million. Two... [Lire la suite]
22 janvier 2016

Picasso, Matisse & Monet to lead Sotheby's London Impressionist, Modern & Surrealist Art Evening Sales

Photo Sotheby's. LONDON.- Sotheby’s London Impressionist, Modern & Surrealist Art Evening Sales on 3rd February are characterised by their breadth of range within these collecting categories, combined with an outstanding level of quality across the board. Encompassing works by the most sought-after artists including Claude Monet, Henri Matisse, Edgar Degas, Pablo Picasso, Auguste Rodin, Paul Delvaux and René Magritte, to name but a few, the 54 lots in the evening sales are estimated to fetch a combined total of... [Lire la suite]

13 octobre 2015

Swiss collections journey to the United States for once-in-a-lifetime exhibition at the Phillips Collection

Paul Cézanne, The House of Dr. Gachet, Auvers-sur-Oise, 1873. Oil on canvas, 22 x 18 1/2 in. The Rudolf Staechelin Collection © Kunstmuseum Basel, Martin P. Bühler. WASHINGTON, DC.- With great enthusiasm and excitement, The Phillips Collection its special exhibition of the Staechelin and Im Obersteg collections, on view now at the museum. Gauguin to Picasso: Masterworks from Switzerland, The Staechelin and Im Obersteg Collections pays tribute to two pioneering supporters of the arts, Rudolf Staechelin... [Lire la suite]
04 juin 2015

Christie's London announces highlights from its Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale

Claude Monet, Iris mauves (detail). Oil on canvas, 78.3/4 x 39.1/2 in. Painted in 1914-1917. Estimate: £6,000,000 – 9,000,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2015. LONDON.- Building on the impressive New York May auction results for the category, Christie’s Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale in London on 23 June will present the market with a further array of 52 highly covetable works to inspire collectors worldwide. Building on the deep international bidding also witnessed in the strong February London... [Lire la suite]
28 mars 2015

Collection of leading American businessman Jerome H. Stone to be offered at Sotheby's

Alberto Giacometti, Buste de Diego (Aménophis). Inscribed with the signature Alberto Giacomett and with the foundry mark Susse Fondeur Paris, dated 1954 and numbered 3/8 twice. Bronze. Height: 16 ½ inches. Conceived in 1954 and cast before 1956. Est. $6/8 million. Photo: Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s will present the collection of noted Chicago businessman and philanthropist, Jerome H. Stone. Assembled by Mr. Stone and his wife, Evelyn, predominantly in the 1950s and '60s, the collection offers important modern... [Lire la suite]
04 juin 2014

De Maeght à Vallauris, Chefs-d’œuvre de céramique

Joan MIRÓ. Plat enfant noir, 1956. Céramique. Diamètre 37 cm. Exemplaire Unique. © Collection Fondation Marguerite et Aimé Maeght, Saint-Paul.  © Successio Miro Adagp Paris 2014.  VALLAURIS - Pour l’été-automne 2014, le musée Magnelli - Musée de la Céramique de Vallauris, a souhaité faire découvrir au public la richesse de l’ensemble céramique de la Fondation Maeght, qui célèbre son cinquantenaire, avec un choix de céramiques uniques d’artistes liés à la Famille Maeght. « Cette... [Lire la suite]