22 juin 2010

Opening Session of Photographs from the Polaroid Collection 100% Sold

Robert Mapplethorpe (1946-1989) Sam Wagstaff asleep. unique Polaroid Type 52 print, 1973-75,3 ½ by 4½ in. (8.9 by 11.4 cm.) Sold 16,250 USD. photo Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- Tonight at Sotheby’s, bidding began for Photographs from the Polaroid Collection with the opening session bringing a remarkable $7,197,439, well-above expectations (est. $2.9/4.5 million) and with every lot finding a buyer. With more than 300 hundred lots left to sell tomorrow, the running total has already exceeded the low estimate for the entire sale (est.... [Lire la suite]
14 mars 2010

The Wooster Group Announces its First Benefit Art Auction

Louise Bourgeois, Les Fleurs, 2009. Gouache and silkscreen on paper, 11 x 8 1/2 inches. Edition XLVII/L Edition of 50 unique variants. Courtesy of the artist. Estimated retail value: $15,000NEW YORK, NY.- The Wooster Group will present its first benefit art auction on the occasion of its 35th Anniversary. Dubbed “The Wooster (Support) Group”, the event will feature live and silent auctions of contemporary art. The benefit will be chaired by Frances McDormand, supported by the Rolex Institute, and hosted by the Sean Kelly Gallery... [Lire la suite]
19 juin 2009

'Constellations: Paintings from the MCA Collection' @ Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago

Rene Magritte, Les merveilles de la nature (The Wonders of Nature) (Detail), 1953. Collection Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago. Gift of Joseph and Jory Shapiro. © 2009 C. Herscovici, London / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. CHICAGO.- Constellations: Paintings from the MCA Collection explores various approaches to painting represented in the MCA Collection -- from the 1940s to the present -- that focus on how painting communicates ideas about life and art. On view from July 25 to October 18, 2009, Constellations is... [Lire la suite]