18 mars 2019

Stedelijk Museum Schiedam opens "Rothko & me"

Mark Rothko, Gray, Orange on Maroon, no. 8, 1960. Collection: Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen. Photography Studio Tromp Rotterdam - © Pictoright Amsterdam 2019 SCHIEDAM.- The American artist Mark Rothko made huge abstract paintings that touch people’s souls. Some are even moved to tears. About this the artist said:[“The people who weep before my pictures are having the same religious experience I had when I painted them”. It is kind of special that an abstract work of art can evoke that sort of emotion, even though it... [Lire la suite]
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09 mars 2019

Sotheby's to offer the most important collection of Color Field paintings ever to appear at auction

Courtesy Sotheby's NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s announced that they will offer works from the esteemed private collection of Blema and H. Arnold Steinberg across a series of sales through 2019. Passionately assembled across decades by the Canadian collectors from the mid-1960s through to 2014, the 100+ works offered this year together are estimated to achieve in excess of $40 million. While representing the vast sphere of artistic innovation that took place across the United States and Canada in the post-war decades,... [Lire la suite]
17 février 2019

Sotheby's to offer Rothko painting on behalf of SFMOMA this May in New York

Mark Rothko, Untitled. Oil on canvas, 69 by 50 1/8 in. 175.26 by 127.33 cm. Executed in 1960. Estimate $35/50 million © 1998 Kate Rothko Prizel and Christopher Rothko / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s announced that they will offer Mark Rothko’s Untitled, 1960 on behalf of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) this May in New York, sold to benefit the institution’s Acquisitions Fund. An important work completed at the apex of Rothko’s artistic powers, Untitled, 1960 is one... [Lire la suite]
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15 février 2019

Gerhard Richter, Abstraktes Bild, 2009

Lot 21. Gerhard Richter (b. 1932), Abstraktes Bild, oil on canvas, 180 by 180 cm. 70 7/8 by 70 7/8 in. Estimate £6,000,000 - £8,000,000. Courtesy Sotheby's 2019.  Provenance: Marian Goodman Gallery, New York Acquired from the above by the present owner. Exhibited: New York, Marian Goodman Gallery, Gerhard Richter: Abstract Paintings, November 2009 - January 2010, no. 46, illustrated in colour. Literature: Christian Lotz, The Art of Gerhard Richter. Hermeneutics, Images,... [Lire la suite]
28 juin 2018

Major exhibition that explores religion, faith and divinity now open at Christie's London

Sir Stanley Spencer, The Crucifixion, oil on canvas, 36 x 30 in. (91.5 x 76.2 cm), Painted in 1934. Sold for 2,001,250 GBP at Christie's London, 26 May 2011, lot 50. © Christie’s Images Limited 2018 LONDON.- As part of the June Season at Christie’s, Sacred Noise, a major exhibition that explores religion, faith and divinity through artists including Francis Bacon, Maurizio Cattelan, Lucio Fontana, Damien Hirst, Pablo Picasso, Gerhard Richter, Sir Stanley Spencer, and Francisco de Zurbarán, is now on view in the... [Lire la suite]
11 juin 2018

More than 200 works from The Museum of Modern Art, New York come to Melbourne

Vincent van Gogh (Dutch, 1853–1890), Portrait of Joseph Roulin, early 1889. Oil on canvas. 25 3/8 x 21 3/4″ (64.4 x 55.2 cm). The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William A. M. Burden, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Rosenberg, Nelson A. Rockefeller, Mr. and Mrs. Armand P. Bartos, The Sidney and Harriet Janis Collection, Mr. and Mrs. Werner E. Josten, and Loula D. Lasker Bequest (all by exchange). Digital Image © The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 2017. MELBOURNE.- In an international exclusive,... [Lire la suite]

21 avril 2018

Mark Rothko's monumental canvas No. 7 (Dark Over Light), 1954 to highlight Christie's sale

Mark Rothko, No. 7 (Dark Over Light), 1954, oil on canvas, 90 ⅛ x 58 ⅝ in. Estimate in the region of $30 million. © Christie’s Images Limited 2018. NEW YORK, NY.- Mark Rothko’s monumental canvas, No. 7 (Dark Over Light), 1954, will highlight the May 17 Evening Sale of Post-War and Contemporary Art in New York (estimate in the region of $30 million). At nearly eight feet tall, No. 7 (Dark Over Light) belongs to a select group of canvases that were among the largest that Rothko ever painted. Its grand scale is matched only by... [Lire la suite]
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18 mars 2018

Exhibition presents remarkable art works dating from 1800 to the present day

Exhibition view Lombardo / Gonzalez-Torres. Tullio Lombardo, Young couple (formerly: Bacchus and Ariadne), around 1505/10, stone, marble, traces of painting (Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, Kunstkammer © KHM Museum Association) & Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Untitled (Perfect Lovers), 1987- 1990, Wall Clocks, Edition of 3, 1 AP (© The Felix Gonzalez-Torres Foundation, Courtesy of Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York) VIENNA.- The Kunsthistorisches Museum is presenting the exhibition The Shape of Time. Following monographic... [Lire la suite]
16 novembre 2017

Leonardo’s Salvator Mundi makes auction history

Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519), Salvator Mundi, painted circa 1500. 25⅞ x 18 in (65.7 x 45.7 cm). Sold for $450,312,500 in the Post-War & Contemporary Art Evening Sale on 15 November 2017 at Christie’s in New York. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 NEW YORK - On a historic night at Christie’s in New York, Salvator Mundi, a depiction of Christ as ‘Saviour of the World’ by one of history’s greatest and most renowned artists, sold for $450,312,500 / £342,182,751 (including buyer’s premium), becoming the most expensive painting ever... [Lire la suite]
29 septembre 2017

Masterworks from the Diamonstein-Spielvogel Collection to be offered at Sotheby's New York

Mark Rothko, Untitled, 1968. Acrylic on paper mounted on canvas. Estimate $5/7 million. Photo: courtesy of Sotheby’s. NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s announced that masterworks on paper from the Diamonstein-Spielvogel Collection will lead the November sales of Impressionist & Modern and Contemporary Art in New York. Drawings and works on paper are the most spontaneous and essential of all artworks, often underpinning everything that an artist subsequently applies to other media. And yet, it is... [Lire la suite]