27 novembre 2010

Morandi and Fontana Lead the Milan Evening Sale of Modern and Contemporary Art at Sotheby's

MILAN.- Many International private collectors have participated to the Sotheby's Contemporary Art Evening Sale in Milan. I’m pleased to highlight – comments Stefano Moreni, Head of the department – the 1954 Natura Morta by Giorgio Morandi sold to an Asian private collector at more than 670.000 euro. Moreover, I would like to mention the brilliant results fetched by Afro, Tancredi and the 1959 Vedova (lot 34 sold at 168.750 euro) to important European private collectors. Emilio Vedova (1919 - 2006), Immagine del... [Lire la suite]
28 septembre 2010

Masterworks by Fontana and De Chirico Lead Sotheby's Auction

Interno metafisico (Natura morta metafisica) by Giorgio de Chirico. Estimate: £1.6-2.5 million. Photo: Sotheby's LONDON.- On Friday, October 15, 2010 Sotheby’s annual 20th Century Italian Art Sale will showcase the work of many of Italy’s foremost Modern, Post-War and Contemporary artists, including Marino Marini, Giorgio de Chirico, Lucio Fontana, Piero Manzoni and Alberto Burri. Sotheby’s, the only auction house to have staged a dedicated sale in this category each year since pioneering auctions in this collecting field in... [Lire la suite]
27 novembre 2009

Bonhams to Make Its Impression on the Recovering Art Market with December Sale

Bonhams has announced an exciting line-up of works for its Impressionist and Modern Art sale to be held at New Bond Street on Thursday 3 December. Fighting for position as the sale's most valuable lot is 'Gladiatori nell'arena' by Giorgio de Chirico (1888-1978). An oil on canvas dated 1927, the painting is from Leonce Rosenberg's hugely important collection of the artist's Gladiator paintings which he housed in his Parisian apartment. Unsurprisingly, for such a significant piece, 'Gladiatori nell'arena' has attracted a pre-sale... [Lire la suite]