12 janvier 2011

Dennis Hopper's Bullet-Hole Andy Warhol Sells for $302,500 Today at Christie's

A portrait of Mao Zedong by Andy Warhol, with two bullet holes put there by "Easy Rider" star Dennis Hopper. Photo: Christie's Images NEW YORK (REUTERS).- An Andy Warhol portrait of Mao Zedong that actor Dennis Hopper shot two bullets through sold for $302,500 at Christie's on Tuesday, more than 10 times its high estimate. The 1972 screenprint from Hopper's art collection is done in hues of mostly blues and greens, including a deep blue face for Mao, the founder of the modern communist state. It had been had been... [Lire la suite]
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05 janvier 2011

Dennis Hopper Art Collection Up for Auction Next Week at Christie's in New York

“You can’t have preconceived ideas. You have to live in the moment. You have to keep yourself open.” — Dennis Hopper, 2010 Andy Warhol (1928-1987), Dennis Hopper, 1977 unique Polacolor Polaroid print; copyright credit blindstamp (in the margin); Estate stamp (on the verso); 3¾ x 2¾ in. (9.5 x 7 in.) - Estimate $8,000 - $12,000 The Dennis Hopper Collection Provenance: with Grant Selwyn Fine Art, Beverly Hills. NEW YORK, NY. (AP).- Dennis Hopper shot two bullet holes through an Andy Warhol portrait of Mao... [Lire la suite]
20 juillet 2010

Christie's to Sell Property from the Collection of Dennis Hopper

Andy Warhol, Dennis Hopper, 1971. Synthetic polymer and silkscreen ink on canvas, 40 x 40 inches. Estimate: $800,000 -1,200,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010. NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s announced the sale of artworks Property from the Collection of Dennis Hopper during its Post-War & Contemporary Evening and Day Sales in New York on November 10 and 11, 2010. The late Hopper, who fused film with fine art throughout his influential 60-year career, culled a comprehensive collection of contemporary art; including prized... [Lire la suite]
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11 octobre 2009

"Dennis Hopper: Signs of the Times" @ Tony Shafrazi Gallery

Paul Newman, 1964. Gelatin silver print, printed 2009, 24 x 16 inches / 61 x 40.6 cm. Courtesy Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York. NEW YORK, NY.- "Dennis Hopper: Signs of the Times," on view at Tony Shafrazi Gallery through October 24, includes a vast selection of the artist's iconic 1960s photographs, twelve enormous and never-seen-before "billboard paintings," and select video excerpts from Hopper's extensive body of work as an actor and director in film and television. Having worked on this ambitious project... [Lire la suite]
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