03 mai 2010

Sotheby's Prints Sale 30 Apr 10 Highlights Results

Sotheby's Prints sale 30 Apr 10 10:00 AM in New York made a total of $7,776,888 (£5,125,478). Mary Bartow, Director of Prints, commented, “We are very happy with the results of our two-day sale. While we did not see the volume of bids on each lot that we have seen in the past, we saw a great pool of new buyers participate in this sale and had very active underbidding from both Russian and Southeast Asian clients. We also had strong participation from both private clients and dealers. Artists with established reputations, such as... [Lire la suite]
30 janvier 2010

DUBUFFET/MIRO/BASQUIAT @ Nassau County Museum of Art (NCMA)

Jean-Michel Basquiat (1984), Third Street, 1984. Acrylic, oilstick, Xerox on canvas, 66 by 60 inches. Batsheva & Ronald Ostrow ROSLYN HARBOR, NY.- Nassau County Museum of Art (NCMA) will present works by Joan Miró, Jean Dubuffet and Jean-Michel Basquiat, shown together for the first time. The artists do not share generation nor culture, but they do share a confrontational antagonism to the traditional and academic, resulting in art that is raw, bold and forthright. Primal symbols characterize their work in personalized... [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]
10 juin 2009

Sotheby's London Contemporary Art Evening Sale to Present Three Rare Andy Warhol Paintings

Lucio Fontana (1899 - 1968), Concetto Spaziale, Attese, waterpaint on canvas, 45.7 by 38.1cm. Estimate 150,000—200,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's    LONDON.- Sotheby's Contemporary Art Evening Auction on Thursday, June 25, 2009 will be spearheaded by three exceptionally rare Andy Warhol paintings from an important European collection - Mrs McCarthy and Mrs Brown (Tuna Fish Disaster), Hammer and Sickle and Diamond Dust Shoes - and features Peter Doig’s painting Almost Grown, which ranks in the very highest tier of the... [Lire la suite]
23 mai 2009

Quote : Jean Dubuffet

"Peindre n'est pas teindre". Jean Dubuffet (Extrait de Prospectus aux amateurs de tout genre)
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21 avril 2009

Rare and Spectacular Master Works Highlight Christie's Post-War & Contemporary Art Sale

NEW YORK, NY.- Christie's Post-War & Contemporary Art Evening Sale on May 13 will offer fresh to market works from some of the most prominent artists of Post-War and Contemporary Art. The 54 lot sale is expected to achieve $71-104 million. Robert Manley, Head of Christie’s New York Post-War & Contemporary Art Evening Sale said: “The May 13 Evening Sale will draw collectors with rare and exceptional masterworks that encompass the full spectrum of Post-War and Contemporary Art. Collectors in this market have become more... [Lire la suite]