09 juin 2010

Rare Warhol Portrait of Liz Taylor to Lead Christie's Auction

Andy Warhol, Silver Liz, stamped with the artist's signature and further annotated by Frederick Hughes (on the overlap) synthetic polymer paint, silkscreen inks and spray paint on linen, 39.7/8 x 39.3/8in. (101.5 x 99.7cm.) Executed in 1963. Estimate: £6,000,000 - 8,000,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010 LONDON.- Christie’s announced that they will offer an icon of Pop Art – Silver Liz by Andy Warhol (1928-1987) - at the Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Auction on 30 June 2010. Unseen in public for over 20 years, the... [Lire la suite]
20 janvier 2010

Major Works by Doig, Freud, Richter, Fontana and Ofili Lead Sotheby's Sale

Andy Warhol (1928-1987), Jackie, signed and dated 1964. Estimate: £800,000-1,200,000. Photo: Sotheby's LONDON.- Following Sotheby's outstanding sale of Contemporary Art in New York last November, which soared above high estimate and witnessed all but two lots find buyers, Sotheby’s London Evening Sale of Contemporary Art on Wednesday, February 10, 2010, is set to provide Contemporary Art collectors with the opportunity to acquire important and rare works by some of the foremost Post-War and Contemporary artists. The... [Lire la suite]
10 juin 2009

Sotheby's London Contemporary Art Evening Sale to Present Three Rare Andy Warhol Paintings

Lucio Fontana (1899 - 1968), Concetto Spaziale, Attese, waterpaint on canvas, 45.7 by 38.1cm. Estimate 150,000—200,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's    LONDON.- Sotheby's Contemporary Art Evening Auction on Thursday, June 25, 2009 will be spearheaded by three exceptionally rare Andy Warhol paintings from an important European collection - Mrs McCarthy and Mrs Brown (Tuna Fish Disaster), Hammer and Sickle and Diamond Dust Shoes - and features Peter Doig’s painting Almost Grown, which ranks in the very highest tier of the... [Lire la suite]
02 juin 2009

'15 Years of Collecting - Against the Grain' @ Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg

Andreas Gursky, Pyongyang V, 2007 WOLFSBURG.- The foundation of the Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg in 1994 simultaneously marked the launch of its mission to build a permanent collection. Today, along with the museum’s exhibition programme, the collection enjoys an international reputation and is one of the outstanding cultural features that contribute to the City of Wolfsburg’s appeal. To mark the museum’s 15th anniversary, Markus Brüderlin, the director of the Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg since 2006, has chosen to present the collection in a... [Lire la suite]