12 mai 2022

Phillips' New York Evening Sale poised to become most successful auction in company history

Lot 12. Property from the Collection of Yusaku Maezawa. Jean-Michel Basquiat, Untitled, signed, inscribed and dated "JEAN MICHEL BASQUIAT MODENA 1982." on the reverse, acrylic and spray paint on canvas, 94 1/4 x 197 1/4 in. (239.4 x 501 cm). Executed in 1982. Estimate in the region of $70 million. Sold for $85,000,000. Image courtesy of Phillips. NEW YORK, NY.- Phillips announced that the full lineup for the New York Evening Sale of 20th Century & Contemporary Art is now available online. Poised to be... [Lire la suite]

01 mai 2022

Sotheby's Hong Kong Spring Series Modern and Contemporary Art achieve US$198.8m

HONG KONG.- On the heels of the strong results for the Modern and Contemporary Evening sales on 27 April, the offerings from the Day Sales saw continued competition, with both auctions exceeding their high estimates. Across both days, collectors were quick to pursue a range of works by masters and rising stars from the East and the West.“This season we were thrilled to bring to Asia a strong selection of never-before-seen works, and to see them so enthusiastically received. From Picasso to Wu Guanzhong, Chen Yifei and Le Pho, we... [Lire la suite]
14 février 2022

Sotheby's unveils towering example of Monet's Waterlilies & Picasso portrait of his rival lovers

A stunning example of Claude Monet’s Nymphéas series from a distinguished Japanese private collection, this depiction of the waterlilies at Giverny was painted between 1914 and 1917. Courtesy Sotheby's. LONDON.- Works by two of the most internationally acclaimed artists were unveiled at Sotheby’s Hong Kong this past week, ahead of Sotheby’s Modern & Contemporary Evening Auction in London on 2 March.A stunning example of Claude Monet’s Nymphéas series, this depiction of the waterlilies at Giverny was painted... [Lire la suite]
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19 octobre 2021

Christie's New York 20th Century Evening Sale features Picasso's Profil

Pablo Picasso, Profil, signed and dated ‘Picasso -27-1-XXX’ (lower left), oil and charcoal on cradled panel 26 x 20 in. (66 x 50.8 cm.) Painted in 1930. Estimate: $6 Million - $8 Million. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021. NEW YORK, NY.- Christie's announces Pablo Picasso’s Profil will be featured in the 20th Century Art Evening Sale on 11 November in New York. The painting is the property of The Regents of the University of California, Los Angeles and will be sold to benefit acquisitions for the UCLA Grunwald Center and... [Lire la suite]
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22 septembre 2021

Albertina Museum marks the 100th aniversary of Amedeo Modigliani's death with exhibition

VIENNA.- His entire life long, he was plagued by poverty, strokes of fate, drug excesses, and severe illness, with his earnings as an artist sufficing only to cover his rent and the barest necessities. But today, works by Amedeo Modigliani—a native of Livorno, Italy who died in his studio in 1920 at just 35 years of age—number among the most expensive, with individual paintings fetching nine-figure sums.In view of his death’s 100th anniversary, Vienna’s Albertina Museum is honoring Amedeo Modigliani (1884–1920) with a... [Lire la suite]
23 août 2021

THE MOROZOV COLLECTION at Fondation Louis Vuitton, 22 septembre 2021 - 22 février 2022

Valentin Serov, Portrait of the Collector of Modern Russian and French Paintings, Ivan Abramovich Morozov, Moscow, 1910. Tempera on cardboard, 63,5 × 77 cm, © Galerie nationale Trétiakov, Moscou © Valentin Sérov Paris – Opening September 22, 2021, the Fondation Louis Vuitton will present THE MOROZOV COLLECTION, one of the world’s foremost collections of Impressionist and Modern art.  On view through February 22th, 2022, this major international exhibition will bring... [Lire la suite]

10 avril 2021

Sotheby's presents the highest-estimated sale series ever staged in Asia

HONG KONG.- Sotheby’s today unveiled the full offering of its 2021 Hong Kong Spring Sale Series to be held from 16 to 23 April, presenting categories ranging from fine art, including Chinese works of art and paintings, modern and contemporary art, through to the luxury market with jewellery, watches, wines and spirits. The week-long sale series encompasses outstanding works from times both ancient and modern, unified by the pursuit of the highest levels of creativity and craftsmanship by artists and brands alike. Featuring... [Lire la suite]
26 février 2021

Bonhams to offer major Picasso portrait at New York Impressionist & Modern Art sale

Pablo Picasso, Femme au Béret Mauve, 1937. Estimate: $10,000,000-15,000,000. © 2021 Estate of Pablo Picasso / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. NEW YORK, NY.- Bonhams announces the sale in New York of a major Picasso portrait from 1937, one of the artist’s most fruitful years during which he also produced, Guernica and Weeping Woman. Painted in March 1937, Femme au Béret Mauve is a serene depiction of Picasso’s greatest muse Marie-Therese Walter. The work will be offered at Bonhams Impressionist and Modern Art... [Lire la suite]
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01 janvier 2021

Exhibition features a rarely seen full-set of twenty-four limited edition silver platters by Picasso

  © Maxim Souyri / © Succession Picasso LONDON.- Masterpiece Art is presenting an exhibition featuring a rarely seen full-set of twenty-four limited edition silver platters — the fruits of a collaboration between Picasso and the celebrated Ateliers Hugo, Aix-en-Provence, France. Each of the limited-edition works feature a different design, which draw upon three recurring themes in the Spanish artist’s oeuvre — bullfighting, Jacqueline Roque and Henri Matisse.Masterpiece Art have created a 3D viewing room for those... [Lire la suite]
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07 juillet 2020

Pablo Picasso's Baigneuses, Sirènes, Femme Nue et Minotaure to Star in ONE: A Global Sale of the 20th Century

Pablo Picasso, Baigneuses, sirènes, femme nue et minotaure, 1937. Estimate: $6,000,000-9,000,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. New York – As part of ONE: A Global Sale of the 20th Century, Pablo Picasso’s Baigneuses, sirènes, femme nue et minotaure (1937, estimate: $6,000,000-9,000,000) will be offered in the New York session. Here, Picasso depicts the projection of an inner self, in the form of the Minotaur, a character lifted directly from ancient mythology. In the late 1920s, Picasso’s... [Lire la suite]
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