21 octobre 2010

Sotheby's Contemporary Art Evening Sale to Be Led by a Major Mark Rothko Painting

Mark Rothko, Untitled, signed and dated 1955 on the reverse, oil on canvas, 91⅝ x 69 in. 232.7 x 175.34 cm. Est. $20/30 million. Photo: Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- On 9 November 2010 Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Sale will be led by a major 1955 Untitled painting by Mark Rothko which has been off the market for over 40 years (est. $20/30 million)*. The auction also includes major works by many of the leading artists of the 20th and 21st centuries including Andy Warhol, Francis Bacon, Gerhard Richter, Roy Lichtenstein, and... [Lire la suite]
03 octobre 2010

“Masters of the Gesture” @ Gagosian Gallery

Clyfford Still, 1955-d, Ph-387, 1955. Oil on canvas, 117 1/2 x 111 inches (298.4 x 281.9 cm). Photo: Courtesy Gagosian Gallery. BEVERLY HILLS, CA.- Gagosian Gallery presents “Masters of the Gesture”, an exhibition of major Abstract Expressionist paintings, drawings and sculptures, including works by John Chamberlain, Willem de Kooning, Sam Francis, Arshile Gorky, Adolph Gottlieb, Franz Kline, Lee Krasner, Joan Mitchell, Mark Rothko, David Smith and Clyfford Still. The exhibition includes loans from key private and public... [Lire la suite]
13 mai 2009

Sotheby's Spring 2009 Sale of Contemporary Art in New York Totals $47 Million

Jeff Koons, Baroque Egg with Bow (Turquoise/Magenta). High-chromium stainless steel with transparent color coating, 83 ½ x 77 ½ x 60 in. 212.1 x 196.9 x 152.4 cm. Executed in 1994 – 2006, this is one of four versions each uniquely colored. Sold for $5,458,500. Photo: Sotheby's NEW YORK, NY.- "The Contemporary Art market is alive and well,” said Tobias Meyer, Worldwide Head of Contemporary Art at Sotheby’s and the evening’s auctioneer following the sale, which saw a sell-through rate of 81% by lot and 78% by value.... [Lire la suite]