17 avril 2011

Woodcuts: Collection from Albrecht Dürer to Tal R @ the National Gallery of Denmark

Albrecht Dürer (1471 - 1528), The Trinity. The Royal Collection of Graphic Art, 1511, 389 x 282 mm. COPENHAGEN.- While the world is experiencing an ever-increasing influx of new media, the Royal Collection of Graphic Art directs attention to one of the oldest mediums around. A medium, moreover, which remains very much alive and continues to attract the attention of the most innovative strata of contemporary art. The spring exhibition at the Royal Collection of Graphic Art at the National Gallery of Denmark provides a comprehensive... [Lire la suite]
14 juillet 2010

Astonishing 1,252,000 Pounds for Munch's Madonna Print @ Bonhams

Edvard Munch (Norwegian, 1863-1944) Madonna (Liebendes Weib) (Schiefler 33; Woll 39 - Ii/VII). A rare, extensively hand coloured impression of the first state of seven, signed and dated 1895 in pencil lower right, on firm, cream wove paper, with margins. 600 x 440mm (23 5/8 x 15 3/4in) (Image) 696 x 518mm (27 3/8 x 20 3/8in) (Sheet). Estimate: £500,000 - 700,000. Sold for £1,252,000. photo Bonhams. LONDON.- An impression of Edvard Munch’s controversial work Madonna has sold for an amazing £1,252,000 at Bonhams – twice its lower... [Lire la suite]
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16 août 2009

Christie’s London bi-annual sale of Old Master, Modern and Contemporary Prints

LONDON.- The Christie’s London bi-annual sale of Old Master, Modern and Contemporary Prints in September will feature a fantastic variety of original prints from the Renaissance to the present day including well-known artists such as Dürer, Rembrandt, Picasso, Beckmann, Matisse, Miro, Bacon, Warhol, Lichtenstein and Hockney. A range of subjects by Andy Warhol (1928-1987) are on offer in the contemporary section of the sale ranging from Lenin to Marilyn Monroe, and include the particularly endearing 25 Cats name[d] Sam and one blue... [Lire la suite]
14 avril 2009

Sotheby's Sales of Impressionist and Modern Art to be Held on May 5 & 6 in New York

Pablo Picasso, La fille de l’artiste à deux ans et demi avec un bateau, 1938, est. $16/24 million. Photo: Courtesy of Sotheby´s. NEW YORK, NY.- Two great icons of Modern Art will be featured in Sotheby’s May 5, 2009 Evening Sale of Impressionist and Modern Art in New York – Pablo Picasso’s La Fille de l’artiste à deux ans et demi avec un bateau from 1938 and Alberto Giacometti’s legendary sculpture, Le Chat from 1951. A rare group of paintings by Tamara de Lempicka from the collection of German fashion designer Wolfgang Joop is... [Lire la suite]