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. 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 the most successful... [Lire la suite]

20 avril 2022

Historic Yves Klein Announced as Highlight of Phillips’ 20th Century and Contemporary Art Evening Sale

Yves Klein, Relief Éponge bleu sans titre (RE 49), 1961. Estimate: $14,000,000 - 18,000,000. Courtesy of Phillips. NEW YORK  – Joining Phillips’ 20th Century & Contemporary Art Evening Sale lineup is Yves Klein’s Relief Éponge Bleu Sans Titre (RE 49), 1961, a masterwork from his monumental Relief éponges series of 1958-1961. Dedicated to Klein’s close friend and legendary photographer Charles Wilp, the work was created in the pivotal year of the important exhibition Yves Klein: Monochrome... [Lire la suite]
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07 avril 2022

An Invisible Artwork by Yves Klein Just Sold for More Than $1 Million at Sotheby’s

Lot 17. Yves Klein (1928 - 1962), Zone de sensibilité picturale immatérielle Série n°1, Zone n°02 (receipt to Jacques Kugel), signed Yves Klein and dated 7-12-1959, ink on paper, 8,5 x 19,5 cm; 3 ¹¹/₃₂ x 7 ⁴³/₆₄ in. Executed in 1959. Lot sold: 1,063,500 EUR (Estimate: 280,000 - 500,000 EUR).  Image courtesy of Sotheby's. PARIS - An invisible artwork by Yves Klein just sold for more than $1 million at Sotheby’s in Paris.  Well, sort of. On the... [Lire la suite]
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03 février 2021


Pieter Brueghel the Younger (Brussels 1564-1636 Antwerp), Saint George’s kermis with the dance around the maypole, 1627. Oil on panel, 54.6 x 75.7 cm. Signed at the bottom left 'P. BRUEGHEL 1627'. DE JONCKHEERE at BRAFA 2021 Provenance: F.B. Greenstreet, London; private collection, USA, 1940; subsequently by descent; Anonymous Sotheby’s sale, New York, 29 January 2009, lot 43; Richard Green Fine Paintings Ltd., London; private collection, USA. Literature: G. Marlier, Pieter Brueghel Le Jeune, Brussels... [Lire la suite]
12 février 2020

David Hockney's 'The Splash' makes £23.1 million at Sotheby's London

David Hockney's breath-taking The Splash sold for £23,117,000/ $29,820,930 / €27,509,230 (est. £20-30 million) – the third highest price for the artist. Executed in 1966, the landmark pool painting first appeared at auction in Sotheby’s London salesroom in 1973, and again in 2006 when it sold for £2.9 million / $5.4 million – a record price for Hockney at the time. Courtesy Sotheby's.  LONDON.- Seminal pop art painting "The Splash" by David Hockey sold for £23.1 million ($29.8 million) at a London auction on Tuesday, the... [Lire la suite]
01 décembre 2019

London Art Week from Sunday 1 to Friday 6 December

  London Art Week holds its third Winter edition from Sunday 1 to Friday 6 December in locations across Mayfair and St James’s. During the week, some 35 leading specialist galleries and the major auction houses will stage special exhibitions and talks. Open to art collectors, curators and the public the exhibitions span 5,000 years of art, from antiquity to the twentieth century, with a core focus on Old Masters and pre-contemporary art. Among the highlights is a lunchtime talk at the National Gallery on Monday 2 December, the... [Lire la suite]

22 octobre 2019

Yves Klein (1928-1962), Anthropométrie sans titre, (ANT 49), 1960

Lot 36 B. Yves Klein (1928-1962), Anthropométrie sans titre, (ANT 49), signed and dated 'Yves Klein 1960' (lower right), dry pigment and synthetic resin on paper laid down on canvas, 42 7/8 x 25 5/8 in. (108.9 x 65 cm). Executed in 1960. Estimate USD 3,500,000 - USD 4,500,000. Price realised USD 4,212,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. Provenance: Galerie Karl Flinker, ParisPrivate collection, Paris, 1974Anon. sale; Sotheby's, London, 07 February 2007, lot 14Siegfried and Sissy... [Lire la suite]
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22 octobre 2019

Christie's to offer monumental canvas by Yves Klein

Yves Klein, Barbara (ANT 113), 1960. Estimate: $12-18 million. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. NEW YORK, NY.- Yves Klein’s monumental Barbara (ANT 113), 1960 (estimate: $12-18 million) will highlight Christie’s Evening Sale of Post-War and Contemporary Art on 13 November. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of this work will benefit The Water Academy for Sustainable and Responsible Development Foundation.The Water Academy SRD is an international initiative whose mission is to create a new Culture of Water to... [Lire la suite]
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15 juillet 2019

Yves Klein, des cris bleus... au Musée Soulages Rodez

Portrait d’Yves Klein réalisé à l’occasion du tournage de Peter Morley The Heartbeat of France © Charles Wilp - BPK, Berlin - Ditr. RMN - Grand Palais / Image BPK Rodez - Après Pablo Picasso (2016), Alexander Calder (2017), Le Corbusier (2018), le groupe japonais Gutai (2018), le musée Soulages, 820 000 visiteurs depuis son ouverture fin mai 2014, organise cet été une exposition consacrée à l’une des figures majeures de l’art moderne, Yves Klein (1928-1962). C’est un... [Lire la suite]
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12 mars 2019

Yves Klein (1928 - 1962), Portrait relief de Claude Pascal (PR3)

Lot 4. Yves Klein (1928 - 1962), Portrait relief de Claude Pascal (PR3), pigment pur et résine synthétique sur bronze monté sur panneau recouvert de feuilles d'or, 176 x 94 x 31 cm; 69 1/4 x 37 x 12 1/4 in. Exécutée en 1962, cette oeuvre est le numéro 4 d'une édition de 6 exemplaires plus 2 Hors Commerce et 2 épreuves d'artiste. Estimation 300,000 — 500,000 €. Courtesy Sotheby's. Cette oeuvre est enregistrée aux Yves Klein Archives sous le numéro PR3. Provenance: Claude Pascal,... [Lire la suite]