13 février 2020

Warhol's Ali packs a punch in London

Andy Warhol (1928-1987), Muhammad Ali, 1977. 40 x 40 in (101.6 x 101.6 cm). Sold for £4,973,250 on 12 February 2020 at Christie’s in London. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 LONDON.- The Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale in London realised £56,180,434 / $72,697,482, to take the running total for 20th Century Week to £184,916,135. The top price of the night was achieved by Andy Warhol’s Muhammad Ali, which sold for £4,973,250 (including buyer’s premium). In 1977, Richard L. Weisman commissioned Warhol to paint the... [Lire la suite]

21 octobre 2017

Nicolas de Staël (1914-1955), Composition, 1950

Lot 19. Nicolas de Staël (1914-1955), Composition, signé 'Staël' (en bas à droite), huile sur toile, 27 x 35.2 cm. Peint en 1950 à Paris. Estimate EUR 300,000 - EUR 500,000. Price realised EUR 559,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 signed 'Staël' (lower right), oil on canvas, 10 5/8 x 13 7/8 in. Painted in 1950 in Paris. Provenance: Jean Leymarie, Paris (don de l'artiste, en 1950); vente, Artcurial, Paris, 5 décembre 2016, lot 2.Acquis au cours de cette vente par le... [Lire la suite]
15 avril 2017

TEFAF New York Spring offers first look at debut fair focusing on modern and contemporary art & design

  NEW YORK, NY.- TEFAF New York has released a “first look” at the inaugural TEFAF New York Spring Fair that will take place at the historic Park Avenue Armory in New York City from May 4-8, 2017, with the Opening VIP Preview on May 3, 2017. The Fair will feature 92 of the world’s most illustrious dealers who specialize in Modern and Contemporary Art and Design. In addition, a small number of dealers will exhibit jewelry, African & Oceanic art, and antiquities. The inclusion of African & Oceanic works and... [Lire la suite]
16 décembre 2016

Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein opens exhibition of works from the Hilti Art Foundation

Wilhelm Lehmbruck, Torso der Grossen Stehenden, 1910, Hilti Art Foundation.  VADUZ.- The second exhibition of the Hilti Art Foundation has opened in Vaduz. The show focuses on classical modernism and includes works by Gauguin, Picasso, Kirchner, Beckmann and Klee. Contemporary art is prominently featured, with artworks by Imi Knoebel, Gotthard Graubner and Sean Scully amongst others. The exhibition presents 36 selected paintings and sculptures from the internationally renowned private art collection.  After its... [Lire la suite]
26 juin 2015

Kerlin Gallery exhibition comprises major new paintings and pastels from Sean Scully's recent 'Landline' series

Sean Scully, Landline Red Red, 2014. Oil on aluminium, 215.9 x 190.5 cm / 85 x 75 in.   DUBLIN.- Kerlin Gallery presents Home, an exhibition of new work by Sean Scully. This exhibition comprises of major new paintings and pastels from Sean Scully’s recent ‘Landline’ series. The Landline series makes reference to the edge of land. Scully has removed almost all vertical forms from the works to create, in his own words, “a side-to-side motion”. The horizontal band becomes the central... [Lire la suite]
11 juin 2014

Exhibition of new paintings by Sean Scully opens at Timothy Taylor Gallery

Sean Scully, Kind of Red, 2013, 5 parts each: 85 x 75 in. / 215.9 x 190.5 cm, Oil on aluminium, T009073 ©Sean Scully; Courtesy, Neo Neo Inc. New York; Timothy Taylor Gallery, London. Photo: Christoph Knoch. LONDON.- Timothy Taylor Gallery announces a presentation of ambitious new paintings by Sean Scully. This is the artist’s eighth solo show with the gallery and the first opportunity to view new work in London since 2010. A full colour catalogue, featuring an essay by the acclaimed music and sports writer Richard... [Lire la suite]
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02 novembre 2013

Exhibition of new paintings by Irish-born American artist Sean Scully opens at Cheim & Read

Sean Scully, LANDLINE PINK, 2012. Oil on aluminum, 85 x 75 inches, 215.9 x 190.5 centimeters. Photo: Courtesy Cheim & Read, New York. NEW YORK, NY.- Cheim & Read announces an exhibition of new paintings by Irish-born American artist Sean Scully. This is the artist’s first solo show with the gallery.  Sean Scully is known for rich, painterly abstractions in which stripes or blocks of layered color are a prevailing motif. The delineated geometry of his work provides structure for an expressive, physical rendering... [Lire la suite]
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31 mars 2013

Christie's New York presents a two-day sale of a Palladian Villa by Michael S. Smith

  NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s presents the two-day sale of A Palladian Villa by Michael S. Smith taking place 23-24 April. Encompassing over 450 lots, the sale will include contemporary art, English furniture, Old Master paintings, Chinese works of art and antiquities from a remarkable private property designed by Michael S. Smith, one of the most venerated figures in interior design. The inspiration for the design, which is the subject of Smith’s upcoming book Building Beauty: The Alchemy of Design*, published by Rizzoli New... [Lire la suite]
19 février 2009

Sean Scully, "Constantinople or The Sensual Concealed" @ the MKM Museum Küppersmühle

Irish artist Sean Scully poses beside his work 'Araby' (1981) at the Kueppersmuehle Museum, in Duisburg (Germany), on February 18, 2009. The artist´s retrospective exhibition, which will remain open until May 3, gathers 60 works of art created throughout his 35 year-long career. Photo: EFE/Davis Ebner DULSBURG.- Sean Scully (b. 1945), the internationally acclaimed Irish painter, maintaining studios in New York, Barcelona and on the outskirts of Munich, is staging a comprehensive retrospective of his work from 19 February to 3... [Lire la suite]
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