14 mai 2011

Spring Art Sales Wrap at Phillips de Pury & Company with Andy Warhol Haul

 NEW YORK, (REUTERS).- Spring art auctions ended on Thursday with another big Andy Warhol sale when "Liz #5" sold for $27 million at Phillips de Pury's $99 million contemporary art sale. The pop artist's iconic portrait of the late actress Elizabeth Taylor went a long way toward the total for Phillips, the number-three auction house behind Sotheby's and Christie's, where Warhols also played a huge role this season. "We're thrilled with the strong results ... (which were) more than double this time last year," said Phillips... [Lire la suite]
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07 novembre 2010

Jean-Michel Basquiat, Self-Portrait , Executed in 1982

Jean-Michel Basquiat, Self-Portrait , Executed in 1982. photo courtesy Philips de Pury & Co. Acrylic, oil stick and paper collage on canvas mounted on tied wood supports. 48 x 81 in. (121.9 x 205.7 cm).  Signed, titled and dated ‘ “SELF PORTRAIT” 1982 Jean Michel Basquiat’ (on the reverse). ESTIMATE $4,000,000-6,000,000 PROVENANCE The Estate of Jean-Michel Basquiat, New York; Robert Miller Gallery, New York; Private collection, Paris EXHIBITED New York, Museum of Modern Art, Allegories of Modernism... [Lire la suite]
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27 septembre 2010

Andy Warhol (1928 - 1987), Untitled (Art) & ean-Michel Basquiat (1960 - 1988), Untitled (Monkey)

Andy Warhol (1928 - 1987), Untitled (Art). photo courtesy Sotheby's . Executed in 1986, signed, silkscreen on Levi Strauss & Co. denim jacket; image: 14 in. 35.5 cm (diameter) - jacket: 32 by 24 1/2 in. 81.3 by 62.2 cm. Estimate 30,000—40,000 USD. Lot Sold 25,000 USD PROVENANCE: Decorated Denim: The Aids Benefit Auction, Barney's New York, 1986, lot 1Acquired by the present owner from the above sale NOTE: DECORATED DENIM: THE AIDS BENEFIT - 1986 Bringing together the worlds of fashion, music, art and... [Lire la suite]
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05 juillet 2010

"Jean-Michel Basquiat, The Radiant Child" @ Film Forum

Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child, an Arthouse Films release 2010. Photo courtesy of William Coupon / CORBIS. NEW YORK, NY.- Film Forum will present the U.S. theatrical premiere of JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT: THE RADIANT CHILD, opening Wednesday, July 21. Filmmaker Tamra Davis charts the meteoric rise and fall of her late friend, the painter Jean-Michel Basquiat, born in 1960. In the crime-ridden New York City of the 1970s, he covers the city with the graffiti tag SAMO. In 1981 he puts paint on canvas for the first time, and by... [Lire la suite]
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04 juillet 2010

"De Matisse à Barcelo. La collection Lambert en Avignon"

Dans le cadre de la célébration de l'anniversaire des dix ans de la Collection Lambert en Avignon, une exposition hors les murs va être organisée à Vence, ville natale du collectionneur Yvon Lambert. Cette exposition marquera le retour de l'enfant du pays en proposant la vision inédite du collectionneur face à sa ville natale et son riche passé lié à la création du XXe siècle.Dans le Château de Villeneuve / Fondation Émile Hugues à côté duquel le grand père du collectionneur avait son magasin de vermicellier, seront ainsi... [Lire la suite]
27 juin 2010

Alain Turpault, Zao Wou-ki, 1986 & Jean-Michel Basquiat, 1987

Alain Turpault (Né en 1954), Zao Wou-ki, 1986 Tirage argentique sur papier baryté. Signé, annoté et numéroté 1/15 au dos; 24 x 18 cm - Estimation : 600 / 800 € Alain Turpault (Né en 1954), Jean-Michel Basquiat, 1987 Tirage argentique sur papier baryté. Signé, annoté et numéroté 3/10 au dos; 30 x 40 cm - Estimation : 800 / 1 000 € Cornette de Saint Cyr - Paris. Vente du Lundi 28 juin 2010. Drouot Richelieu - Salle 7 - 9, rue Drouot - 75009 Paris. Pour tout renseignement, ou si vous désirez inclure des lots dans... [Lire la suite]
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09 juin 2010

Rare Warhol Portrait of Liz Taylor to Lead Christie's Auction

Andy Warhol, Silver Liz, stamped with the artist's signature and further annotated by Frederick Hughes (on the overlap) synthetic polymer paint, silkscreen inks and spray paint on linen, 39.7/8 x 39.3/8in. (101.5 x 99.7cm.) Executed in 1963. Estimate: £6,000,000 - 8,000,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010 LONDON.- Christie’s announced that they will offer an icon of Pop Art – Silver Liz by Andy Warhol (1928-1987) - at the Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Auction on 30 June 2010. Unseen in public for over 20 years, the... [Lire la suite]
04 juin 2010

Le succès soutenu pour la vente du soir d’Art Contemporain confirme le statut de leader de Sotheby’s France sur ce marché

Paris - La vente d’Art Contemporain du 2 juin 2010 au soir a totalisé chez Sotheby’s 9.517.050 € contre une estimation de 5 à 7M€, soit 93% des lots vendus et presque 100% en valeur. Face à une salle comble, 27 des 29 lots offerts ont trouvé preneur et 74% d’entre eux ont dépassé leur estimation haute. Selon Grégoire Billault, directeur vice-président et du département Art Contemporain de Sotheby’s France : « Depuis l’ouverture des ventes dans ce domaine chez Sotheby’s à Paris en 2006, la création contemporaine française est au... [Lire la suite]
01 mai 2010

Interesting Survey of Key Artistic Schools at Sotheby's Sale

NEW YORK, NY.- On 12 May 2010 Sotheby’s Contemporary Art sale will offer works by some of the most important artists of the 20th and 21st centuries, including Mark Rothko, Andy Warhol, Jackson Pollock, Roy Lichtenstein and Brice Marden, among many others. The sale presents an interesting survey of the key artistic schools of the period including Abstract Expressionism, Pop Art, Minimalism and more recent contemporary art. The auction presents collectors with an opportunity to acquire works that, in many cases, have not been offered... [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]