03 avril 2010

Damien Hirst (B.1965), The wounds of christ (Figs. 2-6).

Damien Hirst (B.1965), The wounds of christ (Figs. 2-6). Five screenprints in colours, 2005, from the portfolio The Wounds of Christ, each signed in pencil and dedicated to Angus Fairhurst, proofs aside from the edition of 55, on Somerset satin wove paper (5) - each sheet: 996 by 662mm; 39¼ by 26in. Est. 3,000—5,000 GBP. Lot Sold 4,375 GBP Sotheby's. Old Master, Modern & Contemporary Prints. 30 Mar 10. London www.sothebys.com
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03 avril 2010

Damien Hirst (B.1965), Skull V (from I once was what you are, you will be what I am)

Damien Hirst (B.1965), Skull V (from I once was what you are, you will be what I am). photo courtesy Sotheby's Photogravure etching, 2007, signed in pencil, numbered 30/48 verso, on Arches wove paper - plate: 933 by 858mm; 36¾ by 33¾in; sheet: 1196 by 1084mm; 47 1/8 by 42 5/8 in. Est. 3,000—4,000 GBP. Lot Sold 6,875 GBP Sotheby's. Old Master, Modern & Contemporary Prints. 30 Mar 10. London www.sothebys.com
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03 avril 2010

Damien Hirst (B.1965), The skull beneath the skin

Damien Hirst (B.1965), The skull beneath the skin. photo courtesy Sotheby's Screenprint in colours with diamond dust, 2005, signed in pencil and inscribed Happy Birthday Angus, a proof aside from the edition of 155, on Somerset satin wove paper - sheet: 1000 by 665mm; 39 3/8 by 26¼in. Est. 3,000—5,000 GBP. Lot Sold 5,625 GBP Sotheby's. Old Master, Modern & Contemporary Prints. 30 Mar 10. London www.sothebys.com 
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06 mars 2010

Rembrandt and Miró Prints Highlight Sotheby's March 2010 Prints Sale

Joãn Miró (1983-1983), "Les Essències De La Terra", 1968. Estimate: £70,000-90,000. Photo: Sotheby's. LONDON.- On Tuesday, 30 March, 2010 Sotheby’s London will offer a range of Old Master, Modern and Contemporary Prints. Printmaking has been at the heart of artistic production for over 500 years. The spring sale will present an exciting opportunity to acquire works by a group of important Old Master artists such as Rembrandt, Dürer and Goya. The sale also demonstrates the importance of the medium to later artists... [Lire la suite]
22 janvier 2010

Damien Hirst, "End of an Era" @ Gagosian Gallery

Damien Hirst, End of an Era, 2009. Bull's head, gold, gold-plated steel, glass and formaldehyde solution with a Carrara marble plinth, 84 x 67 5/16 x 38 5/16 inches overall (213.4 x 171 x 97.2 cm). Courtesy Gagosian Gallery NEW YORk, NY.- Gagosian Gallery will present "End of an Era", an exhibition of new paintings and sculpture by Damien Hirst. The exhibition takes its title from the central sculpture in the exhibition, a severed bull's head with golden horns and crowned with a solid gold disc. Suspended in... [Lire la suite]
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01 janvier 2010

Les cotes de Jeff Koons et de Damien Hirst ont baissé de moitié en 2009

Thomas H. Lee, a private-equity investor, soldJeff Koon's “Jim Beam J.B. Turner Train” in a package deal brokered by Giraud Pissarro Segalot for more than $15 million in 2009. NEW YORK (ETATS-UNIS) [31.12.09] – Selon les analyses de Bloomberg, les cotes des artistes phares des années 2000, Jeff Koons et Damien Hirst, ont chuté durant l'année 2009, ne résistant pas à la crise économique. La remontée au niveau de 2008 pourrait prendre des années. Damien Hirst et Jeff Koons, les stars du boom du marché de l'art contemporain,... [Lire la suite]
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18 novembre 2009

Louis Vuitton Auction Raises a Total 495,000 to Benefit the Red Cross

Louis Vuitton offered six masters of savoir-faire the opportunity to create a unique special order that embodies their exceptional expertise in their respective professions. Photo: Sotheby's LONDON.- Louis Vuitton organised an auction co-hosted by Sotheby’s London at its New Bond Street premises, where seven Special Orders, created by masters of savoir-faire, were sold for a total of £495,000. All proceeds from this auction will be donated to the Nigerien Red Cross Fighting Malnutrition Programme. This programme aims to... [Lire la suite]
18 octobre 2009

Eighteen skulls from Danien Hirst @ Other Criteria, London

Damien Hirst, The Dead Turquoise Panama Copper Skull, 2009 Two colour foil block prints. h: 72 x w: 51 cm / h: 28.3 x w: 20.1 in. Each an edition of 15 - 12 available individually, 3 reserved for portfolio sets. Price on application Damien Hirst, The Dead Lime Green Raven Black Skull, 2009 Two colour foil block prints. h: 72 x w: 51 cm / h: 28.3 x w: 20.1 in. Each an edition of 15 - 12 available individually, 3 reserved for portfolio sets. Price on application Damien Hirst, The Dead Oriental Gold Loganberry... [Lire la suite]
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09 octobre 2009

Masterpiece from Damien Hirst's Butterfly Series Sold for HK$17.2 Million

A woman looks at the artist Damien Hirst's artwork "The Importance of Elsewhere-The Kingdom of Heaven". (AP Photo/Kin Cheung) HONG KONG.- Seoul Auction, Korea’s leading auction house, held its Modern and Contemporary Art sale in Hong Kong on October 7, 2009, and achieved a total of HK$53.1 million (US$6.9 million). "The Importance of Elsewhere –The Kingdom of Heaven" from the renowned British artist Damien Hirst’s celebrated Butterfly Series achieved HK$17,222,000 (US$2,236,623), establishing a record as the... [Lire la suite]
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06 octobre 2009

Luxury Brand Louis Vuitton Celebrates Savoir-Faire with Creations by Six Artists to benefit the ‘Red Cross’

Red Cross Kit. Monogram canvas with red cross motif. Open: 39 by 28 by 70 cm. Estimate: £10,000–15,000. Photo: Sotheby's LONDON.- The luxury brand Louis Vuitton, synonymous with the art of travel and highly qualified craftsmanship, collaborates this year with six masters of savoir-faire and creates six limited-edition Special Orders to benefit the ‘Red Cross’. Sotheby’s London will co-host the gala charity sale of these unique special pieces at its New Bond Street premises on November 17th, 2009. The proceeds from the auction... [Lire la suite]