12 avril 2011

Phillips de Pury & Company Announces Spectacular Results from the New York Photographs Auction

  Richard Avedon, Marlene Dietrich, Turban by Dior, The Ritz, Paris, August, 1955. Estimate $10,000-15,000. Sold $11,250. NEW YORK, NY.- Phillips de Pury & Company’s Photographs sale at 450 Park Avenue, comprising 260 lots, sold 94.5% by value and 90.4% by lot totaling $5,802,250 (including premium). Phillips de Pury & Company finalizes the New York Photographs week with outstanding results that confirm the Photographs Department status as a leader in the photographs market across the classic and contemporary... [Lire la suite]
24 avril 2010

Artist Jeff Koons Presents His Cracked Egg Sculpture at the Pinchuk Art Center in Kiev

Jeff Koons - Cracked Egg, 1994-2006. Courtesy PinchukArtCentre. Photo by Markus Tretter KIEV.- The PinchukArtCentre presents a major international group exhibition with 19 leading artists of our time, devoted to Sexuality and Transcendence as a central theme of contemporary art. On view from April 24, 2010 through September 16, 2010 the exhibition examines the diversity and complexity of the art produced on this theme today. The show displays the sparkling dialogue of various artistic approaches in the tension field between the... [Lire la suite]
03 février 2010

Christie's Sale Presents Exciting Selection of Post-War & Contemporary Art

Helen Frankenthaler (b. 1928) Dawn Stroke signed and dated `Frankenthaler '77' (on reverse); signed and dated again `Frankenthaler '77' & `Frankenthaler 1977' (on the overlap) acrylic on canvas 47.1/4 x 37.1/8 in. (120 x 94.3 cm.) Painted in 1977. Estimate: $100,000-150,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010. NEW YORK, NY.- Attracting both new and seasoned collectors alike, Christie’s First Open sale of Post-War and Contemporary Art will offer a stimulating selection of paintings, prints, photographs, and sculptures on... [Lire la suite]
25 décembre 2009

Cindy Sherman, Mrs. Santa Claus, 1990.

Cindy Sherman, Mrs. Santa Claus, 1990. Chromogenic print, 14 x 11 in. (35.6 x 27.9 cm). Signed. Estimate: from $2,000 to $3,000 “I am trying to make other people recognize something of themselves rather than me.” Cindy Sherman Through her unique exploration of the countless constructions of the female identity in our culture, Cindy Sherman has become one of the most prolific and influential photographers of her generation. After receiving a degree in photography in 1976, Sherman moved to New York City and gained... [Lire la suite]
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14 mars 2009

"Women", A Loan Exhibition from the Collection of Steven and Alexandra Cohen @ Sotheby’s New York from April 2-14, 2009

Pablo Picasso, Le Repos, 1932. Oil on canvas, 63 3/4 x 51 1/4 in. (161.9 x 130.2 cm). © Sotheby's New York. NEW YORK, NY From April 2-14, 2009 a loan exhibition from the collection of Steven and Alexandra Cohen will be shown at Sotheby’s in New York. Entitled Women, the exhibition will focus on one area of the Cohen’s collection, works depicting female subjects. This remarkable assemblage of twenty masterpieces ranges from Edvard Munch’s Madonna and Pablo Picasso’s Le Repos to Willem de Kooning’s Women III and Andy Warhol’s... [Lire la suite]