17 avril 2021

Mark Rothko's penultimate painting 'Untitled' from 1970 in Christie's NY 20th Century Evening Sale

Property from an Important Private European Collection. Mark Rothko (1903-1970), Untitled. Oil on canvas, 68 x 54 in. (172.7 x 137.2 cm.) Painted in 1970. Estimate on request. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021. NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s will present Mark Rothko’s radiant and stately masterpiece, Untitled from 1970, as a highlight of its upcoming 20th Century Evening Sale at Christie’s New York on May 11, 2021 (estimate on request; in the region of US$40M). As one of only three works painted in 1970, during the final... [Lire la suite]
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26 février 2021

Yale University Art Gallery receives major gift from Friday Foundation

Mark Rothko, No. 11 (Yellow, Green, and Black), 1950. Oil on canvas. Yale University Art Gallery, Gift of the Friday Foundation in honor of Richard E. Lang and Jane Lang Davis. © 2021 Kate Rothko Prizel & Christopher Rothko/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. NEW HAVEN, CONN.- The Yale University Art Gallery has received an extraordinary gift from the Friday Foundation honoring the legacy of late Seattle philanthropists Jane Lang Davis and Richard E. Lang. The Lang collection is one of the most important private... [Lire la suite]
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24 octobre 2019

Mark Rothko's 'Blue Over Red' to highlight Sotheby's Contemporary Art Auctions this November in NY

Mark Rothko, Blue Over Red, 1953. Estimate  $25/35 Million. Courtesy Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s announced that they will offer Mark Rothko’s Blue Over Red from 1953 as a highlight of their Contemporary Art Evening Auction on 14 November 2019 in New York.Blue Over Red marks the apex of the Rothko’s most critical period of development in the first half of the 1950s, during which the artist pioneered his signature style of abstraction. Testifying to the importance of this period in Rothko’s career, half of... [Lire la suite]
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12 mai 2019

Mark Rothko (1903-1970), No. 16/No. 12 (Mauve Intersection), 1949

 Lot 63. Mark Rothko (1903-1970), No. 16/No. 12 (Mauve Intersection), oil on canvas, 58 3/8 x 64 ¼ in. (135.6 x 163.2 cm.) Painted in 1949. Estimate USD 2,000,000 - USD 3,000,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019.  Provenance: Sidney Janis Gallery, New York. The Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C. (acquired from the above, 1957); sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries Inc., New York, 17 November 1971, lot 8. Cecil “Titi” Blaffer von Fürstenberg, Houston (acquired at the above sale). By descent from the... [Lire la suite]
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13 avril 2019

Christie's to offer works from the Collection of H.S.H. Princess 'Titi' von Fürstenberg

The sitting room of Titi von Fürstenberg’s home, featuring Picasso’s La Lettre (La Réponse), painted on 16 April 1923, hanging above the fireplace. © 2019 Estate of Pablo Picasso / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York NEW YORK, NY.- On May 13, Christie’s will present a dedicated selection of 11 works from A Family Vision: The Collection of H.S.H. Princess “Titi” von Fürstenberg in its Evening Sale of Impressionist and Modern Art. Incorporating a sweeping representation of 20th Century Art, the collection... [Lire la suite]
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]