02 février 2011

"Jasper Johns, The Traces of Memory" @ IVAM

,Jasper Johns,Target with Four Faces, 1979 Impreso en el Atelier A. et P. Crommelynck Colección particular Fotografía: Jean Bernatd VALENCIA.- Exhibitions devoted to Jasper Johns are rare in general and even less frequent in Europe. The show that the IVAM is now presenting, featuring about a hundred works, consists of pieces that range over fifty years of one of the most enthralling and hallowed careers in the world of contemporary art. It includes paintings from American and European museums (National Gallery of Art,... [Lire la suite]
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12 mai 2010

Flag Flies at Christie's Sale - Record for Jasper Johns Whose Flag Sells for $28.6 Million

Laura Vere-Hodge of Christies surveys "Flag" by artist Jasper Johns. The painting is part of the collection of Michael Crichton, best selling author of Jurassic Park, which highlighted a sale of post-war and contemporary art at Christies in New York on May 11. REUTERS/Kevin Coombs. NEW YORK, NY.- The quality, scope and innovative vision of the late author Michael Crichton’s collection of contemporary art compelled buyers at Christie’s on May 11. The focal point of the sale was Jasper Johns’ Flag, 1960-1966, selling... [Lire la suite]
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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]
12 novembre 2009

Andy Warhol's Iconic 200 One Dollar Bills from 1962 Sells for $43,762,500 at Sotheby's

Mark Rothko (1903 - 1970), Orange, Red, Orange, Executed circa 1961 - 1962, oil on paper mounted on panel, 29 x 20 7/8 in. 73.7 x 53 cm. Est. 2,000,000—3,000,000 USD. Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium:  3,386,500 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- Tonight at Sotheby’s in New York, Andy Warhol’s monumental masterpiece, 200 One Dollar Bills, brought a remarkable $43,762,500, soaring past the pre-sale estimate of $8/12 million. Competition was fierce. Auctioneer Tobias Meyer opened the bidding at $6 million and was... [Lire la suite]
02 octobre 2009

'The Robert and Jane Meyerhoff Collection: Selected Works' @ the National Gallery of Art

Roy Lichtenstein, Bedroom at Arles, 1992, oil and Magna on canvas, overall: 320 x 420.4 cm (126 x 165 1/2 in.) Collection of Robert and Jane Meyerhoff WASHINGTON, DC.- Ten themes—Scrape, Concentricity, Line, Gesture, Art on Art, Drip, Stripe to Zip, Figure or Ground, Monochrome, and Picture the Frame—reveal surprising juxtapositions among the 126 paintings, sculptures, drawings, and prints selected from the famed collection of Robert and Jane Meyerhoff, amassed between 1958 and 2004, the year of Jane Meyerhoff's death. While... [Lire la suite]
10 juillet 2009

'JJ/RR Jasper Johns/Robert Rauschenberg: 20th Century Masters in the Collection' @ the Columbia Museum of Art

The exhibition includes 10 works on paper by the iconic artists. COLUMBIA, SC.- An installation of the work of pioneering Pop artists Jasper Johns and Robert Rauschenberg opens at the Columbia Museum of Art on July 18 and runs through October 4. JJ/RR Jasper Johns and Robert Rauschenberg: 20th Century Masters in the Collection, on view in the Museum's Gallery 15, includes 10 works on paper by the iconic artists. This installation, drawn from the work in the Columbia Museum of Art's collection, explores the visual relationship... [Lire la suite]
19 juin 2009

'Constellations: Paintings from the MCA Collection' @ Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago

Rene Magritte, Les merveilles de la nature (The Wonders of Nature) (Detail), 1953. Collection Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago. Gift of Joseph and Jory Shapiro. © 2009 C. Herscovici, London / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. CHICAGO.- Constellations: Paintings from the MCA Collection explores various approaches to painting represented in the MCA Collection -- from the 1940s to the present -- that focus on how painting communicates ideas about life and art. On view from July 25 to October 18, 2009, Constellations is... [Lire la suite]
01 avril 2009

Modern and Contemporary Prints @ Sotheby’s NY spring sale

Jasper Johns, Target (ULAE 147), Screenprint in colors, 1974. Sheet 890 by 695 mm 35 by 27 3/8 in. Est. $125/175,000. Photo: Courtesy of Sotheby's NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s spring sale of Modern and Contemporary Prints presents a strong selection of works from the 19th century to present day and will take place on April 30 and May 1, 2009. Works from the sale will be exhibited at Sotheby’s New York galleries beginning April 26. Within the American prints offered there will be vibrant Gustave Baumann woodcuts of the American... [Lire la suite]