05 juillet 2011

Cy Twombly (1928-2011), Nine discourses on Commodus & Study for Triumph of Love

Cy Twombly (1928-2011), Nine discourses on Commodus. Photo Sotheby's signed, titled and dated 1964, pencil and coloured crayon on paper, 70 by 50cm.; 27 3/8 by 19 5/8 in. ESTIMATE 80,000-120,000 GBP - Lot Sold: 97,250 GBP AUTHENTICATION: The authenticity of this work has kindly been confirmed by the Twombly Foundation, who have noted that this work is a "Proof for Poster" and as such will not be included in the forthcoming Catalogue Raisonné for Works on Paper. NOTE: Now housed in the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao after its... [Lire la suite]
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30 juin 2011

'Cy Twombly and Nicolas Poussin: Arcadian Painters' @ Dulwich Picture Gallery

Nicolas Poussin, Venus and Mercury (c. 1627/1629) © By permission of the Trustees of Dulwich Picture Gallery Cy Twombly, Bacchanalia-Fall (5 Days in November) Blatt 4, InvNr. UAB 457, 1977, collage, oil, chalk, gouache, on fabriano paper, graph paper, 101.2 x 150.5 cm, Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen – Museum Brandhorst, München Leihgeber: Udo Brandhorst, © Cy Twombly LONDON.- Dulwich Picture Gallery presents a revelatory exhibition of the work of Cy Twombly and Nicolas Poussin. Organised to celebrate the Bicentenary of the... [Lire la suite]
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20 octobre 2010

La Gagosian Gallery ouvre un nouvel espace parisien avec Cy Twombly

Cy Twombly, Untitled (Bacchus 1st Version I), 2004. Acrylic on wood, 104 3/8 x 78 3/4 inches (265 x 200 cm). Private Collection © 2010 Cy Twombly. Courtesy Gagosian Gallery. «La vie de bohème ne s’affiche pas. Elle survit grâce à la discrétion.»-- Tennessee WilliamsPour l’inauguration de l’ouverture de sa galerie parisienne, Larry Gagosian est heureux de présenter «Camino Real,» une série de cinq nouvelles peintures de Cy Twombly. Chaque tableau reprend le geste pictural inimitable et exubérant propre à l’artiste ainsi qu’une... [Lire la suite]
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03 mai 2010

Sotheby's Prints Sale 30 Apr 10 Highlights Results

Sotheby's Prints sale 30 Apr 10 10:00 AM in New York made a total of $7,776,888 (£5,125,478). Mary Bartow, Director of Prints, commented, “We are very happy with the results of our two-day sale. While we did not see the volume of bids on each lot that we have seen in the past, we saw a great pool of new buyers participate in this sale and had very active underbidding from both Russian and Southeast Asian clients. We also had strong participation from both private clients and dealers. Artists with established reputations, such as... [Lire la suite]
06 mars 2010

Christie's to Offer 500 Years of Printmaking this March

Giulio Campagnola (1482-1515) Saint John the Baptist (B. 3), engraving, circa 1505. P., S. 346 x 239 mm. Estimate: £30,000 - 50,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010 LONDON.- This March Christie’s presents the first of its bi-annual auctions of Old Master, Modern and Contemporary Prints. The sale offers a striking range of works spanning five hundred years of print making, including unique and extremely rare works by Campagnola, Dürer, Matisse, Picasso and Warhol amongst signature works by other masters of the medium. A... [Lire la suite]
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07 février 2010

Cy Twombly @ the Portland Art Museum

Cy Twombly, Untitled, 2007, from Blooming, A Scattering of Blossoms & Other Things. Acrylic on panel, The Broad Art Foundation, Santa Monica. ©Cy Twombly. Courtesy: Gagosian Gallery. PORTLAND, OR.- Among the most important and influential artists of his generation, Cy Twombly has used mark-making and written language as the core of his artistic practice since the late 1950s. Twombly’s work has come to define an important branch of gestural abstraction that conflates painting and poetry, line and word. The exhibition... [Lire la suite]
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03 octobre 2009

Seoul Auction to Offer Works by Damien Hirst and Anish Kapoor Among Others

Damien Hirst (born 1965), The Importance of Elsewhere -The Kingdom of Heaven Butterflies and household paint on canvas, 2006, 292 x 243.8cm (114.9 x 95.9 in) Estimate: HK$18 million/ US$2.3 million SEOUL.- Following the success of its Hong Kong sale in May, Seoul Auction, Korea’s leading auction house, will again present an exceptional array of Western and Asian art in the Modern & Contemporary Art sale to be held on 7 October, 2009 at 5 pm at the Grand Hyatt Hong Kong. The sale will showcase 93 works with an estimated... [Lire la suite]
17 août 2009

Cy Twombly, Eight Sculptures @ Gagosian Gallery, New York

CY TWOMBLY, Untitled (The Mathematical Dream of Ashurbanipal), 2000-2009. Bronze, 41 1/8 x 20 7/8 x 21 5/16 inches (104.5 x 53.1 x 54.2cm). Ed. of 3. photo courtesy Gagodian Gallery "Bronze unifies the thing. It abstracts the forms from the material. People want to know about what the material constituents are; it helps them identify the work with something. But I want each sculpture to be seen as a whole, as a sculpture."--Cy Twombly NEW YORK, NY.- Gagosian Gallery announced an exhibition of new bronze sculptures... [Lire la suite]
02 juillet 2009

Christie's Auction of Post-War and Contemporary Art in London Realises $31.8 Million

Peter Doig's Night Playground achieved 2nd highest price for the artist at auction. Photo: Alberto Gonzalez/Christie's Images Ltd. 2009 LONDON.-Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Auction took place this evening and realised £19,063,350 / $31,778,604 / €22,513,816 selling 88% by lot and 86% by value. Francis Outred, International Director and Head of Post-War and Contemporary Art, Christie’s Europe: ‘We are delighted with the results of our sales tonight which continued the trend of strong sold rates seen in the... [Lire la suite]
09 juin 2009

Doig, Fontana, Koons and Richter Lead Christie's Auction of Post-War and Contemporary Art

Lucio Fontana (1899-1968) Concetto spaziale, Attese; signed, titled and inscribed 'l. fontana "Concetto Spaziale" ATTESE forse lunedi vado a Parigi a vedere Parigi' (on the reverse); waterpaint on canvas; 24¼ x 21¾in. (61.5 x 55.2cm.) Executed in 1966. Estimate $949,800 - $1,424,700.  Photo: Christie's Images Ltd. 2009 LONDON.- The Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Auction will take place at Christie’s on 30 June 2009 and will offer 41 lots including exceptional and significant works by Jean-Michel Basquiat,... [Lire la suite]