31 mai 2011

Abstract Expressionist New York: Masterpieces from The Museum of Modern Art @ Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO)

Mark Rothko, No. 5/No. 22. 1950 (dated on reverse 1949). Oil on canvas, 9’ 9” x 8’ 11 1/8”. The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Gift of the artist © 1998 Kate Rothko Prizel & Christopher Rothko / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo: The Museum of Modern Art, Department of Imaging Services. TORONTO.- Jackson Pollock. Mark Rothko. Robert Motherwell. Joan Mitchell. Franz Kline. Lee Krasner. Willem de Kooning. These are just a few of the legendary 20th-century artists whose artwork is now on view at the Art Gallery of... [Lire la suite]
14 avril 2011

Rediscovered Rothko to Highlight Christie's Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale

Mark Rothko (1903-1970), Untitled #17, oil on canvas, 93 x 76 in. (236.2 x 193 cm.) Painted 1961. $18,000,000 – 22,000,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2011. NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s announces the auction of a previously undocumented masterpiece by the great Abstract Expressionist Mark Rothko (1903-1970), to be offered as the highlight of the Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale at Christie’s New York on May 11, 2011. The boldly colored 1961 painting Untitled #17 (oil on canvas, 93 x 76 in.) comes to auction with an... [Lire la suite]
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21 octobre 2010

Sotheby's Contemporary Art Evening Sale to Be Led by a Major Mark Rothko Painting

Mark Rothko, Untitled, signed and dated 1955 on the reverse, oil on canvas, 91⅝ x 69 in. 232.7 x 175.34 cm. Est. $20/30 million. Photo: Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- On 9 November 2010 Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Sale will be led by a major 1955 Untitled painting by Mark Rothko which has been off the market for over 40 years (est. $20/30 million)*. The auction also includes major works by many of the leading artists of the 20th and 21st centuries including Andy Warhol, Francis Bacon, Gerhard Richter, Roy Lichtenstein, and... [Lire la suite]
04 octobre 2010

"Abstract Expressionist New York" @ The Museum of Modern Art, New York

Mark Rothko, No. 5/No. 22. 1950. Oil on canvas, 297 x 272 cm. The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Gift of the artist.© 1998 Kate Rothko Prizel & Christopher Rothko / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York NEW YORK, NY.- Drawn entirely from the collection of The Museum of Modern Art, Abstract Expressionist New York traces the development of Abstract Expressionism from its auspicious beginnings in the 1940s to its seasoned maturity in the 1960s. The exhibition will be on view at MoMA starting October 3, 2010. Marking the... [Lire la suite]
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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]
31 mars 2010

"Vertical Thoughts: Morton Feldman and the Visual Arts" @ the Irish Museum of Modern Art

Mark Rothko, "The Green Stripe", 1955. Oil on canvas, 170.2 x 141.7 cm, The Ménil Collection, Houston . ©1998 Kate Rothko Prizel & Christopher Rothko ARS, NY and DACS, London, 2010 DUBLIN.- An exhibition featuring works by many of America’s and Europe’s most celebrated 20th-century artists opens to the public at the Irish Museum of Modern Art on Wednesday 31 March 2010. "Vertical Thoughts: Morton Feldman and the Visual Arts" focuses on the work of the influential American composer Morton Feldman and the... [Lire la suite]
27 février 2010

"In the Tower: Mark Rothko" @ National Gallery of Art, Washington

Mark Rothko, Untitled, 1964. Gift of The Mark Rothko Foundation, Inc. Copyright © 1997 Christopher Rothko and Kate Rothko Prizel. 1986.43.137. National Gallery of Art WASHINGTON, DC.- A new exhibition featuring seven of the enigmatic black paintings made in 1964 by American artist Mark Rothko (1903–1970) is the second in a series of shows installed in the National Gallery of Art's Tower Gallery, East Building, that center on developments in art since midcentury. On view February 21, 2010 through January 2, 2011, "In the... [Lire la suite]
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23 janvier 2010

'Monet and Abstraction' @ Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza

This coming February, the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza and Fundación Caja Madrid are presenting the exhibition Monet and Abstraction. It offers a survey of the work of the great French Impressionist painter from an innovative perspective and one never previously employed in the context of a temporary exhibition of this scale and importance, namely the artist's relationship with the development of abstraction in the second half of the 20th century. From his ethereal London landscapes to the monumental depictions of his garden at... [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]
11 novembre 2009

Works by Peter Doig, Jeff Koons, and Joan Mitchell Lead Christie's Sale

Mark Rothko (1903-1970) Blue, Red, Black on Red, acrylic on paper laid down on panel, 24 x 18 in. (70 x 45.7 cm.) Painted in 1967. Est. $1,500,000 - $2,000,000. Price Realized $2,042,500. Image Christie's Ltd 2009 NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale totaled $74,151,500/£44,669,578/€49,766,107. Works by artists Peter Doig, Jeff Koons, and Joan Mitchell commanded the top prices. In addition, new world record prices were set for works on paper by Philip Guston, and Brice Marden and a drawing by... [Lire la suite]