13 mars 2011

Sotheby's New York Photographs Sale in April to Be Led By Rare Man Ray Works

Man Ray, Solarized Male Torso. Est. $70,000 to $100,000. Photo: Sotheby's NEW YORK, N.Y.- Sotheby’sspring Photographs auction on 6 April in New York will offer a variety of exceptional works, from a recently-rediscovered Mathew Brady daguerreotype to Contemporary photographs by Hiroshi Sugimoto, Richard Prince, and the multi-media master Peter Beard. Of special note are masterpieces of 20th-century photography by Man Ray, Jaromír Funke, Ansel Adams, Edward Weston, Walker Evans, Richard Avedon, and Irving Penn, among many others.... [Lire la suite]
27 mai 2010

Christie’s condamnée à verser 8,5 millions de dollars à Halsey Minor

Halsey Minor (2004) - photographe jdlasica - Licence Creative Commons SAN FRANCISCO (ETATS-UNIS) [26.05.10] – L’homme d’affaires et millionnaire américain, Halsey Minor, sort vainqueur de son procès l’opposant à la maison de vente Christie’s US. Cette dernière doit lui verser une indemnisation de 8,5 millions de dollars pour fraude et violation de contrat. Le juge William Alsup du tribunal de San Francisco a ordonné à la maison de vente Christie’s US de payer 8,57 millions de dollars – environ 7 millions d’euros – de... [Lire la suite]
17 mars 2010

Richard Prince (American, 1949), 'Madame Butterfly', 2006

Richard Prince (American, 1949), 'Madame Butterfly', 2006. photo courtesy Bonhams signed and numbered '35/60' verso, c-type print, 50 x 40.5cm (19 11/16 x 15 15/16in).- Sold for £840 Bonhams. Vision 21, 17 Mar 2010. Knightsbridge www.bonhams.com
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02 juillet 2009

Christie's Auction of Post-War and Contemporary Art in London Realises $31.8 Million

Peter Doig's Night Playground achieved 2nd highest price for the artist at auction. Photo: Alberto Gonzalez/Christie's Images Ltd. 2009 LONDON.-Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Auction took place this evening and realised £19,063,350 / $31,778,604 / €22,513,816 selling 88% by lot and 86% by value. Francis Outred, International Director and Head of Post-War and Contemporary Art, Christie’s Europe: ‘We are delighted with the results of our sales tonight which continued the trend of strong sold rates seen in the... [Lire la suite]
29 juin 2009

Richard Prince, Spiritual America IV, 2005

Richard Prince, Spiritual America IV, 2005 C-print in the artist's frame.  237.5 x 190.5 cm. (93 1/2 x 75 in).   Signed and dated 'Richard Prince 2005' and numbered of two artist's proofs on the reverse. This work is from an edition of three plus two artist's proofs. Est. £400,000-600,000 PROVENANCE Gladstone Gallery, New York EXHIBITED New York, Spiritual America Gallery, Spiritual America IV, May, 2005 (another example exhibited) NOTE The present lot, a monumental photo-portrait entitled Spiritual... [Lire la suite]
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09 juin 2009

Doig, Fontana, Koons and Richter Lead Christie's Auction of Post-War and Contemporary Art

Lucio Fontana (1899-1968) Concetto spaziale, Attese; signed, titled and inscribed 'l. fontana "Concetto Spaziale" ATTESE forse lunedi vado a Parigi a vedere Parigi' (on the reverse); waterpaint on canvas; 24¼ x 21¾in. (61.5 x 55.2cm.) Executed in 1966. Estimate $949,800 - $1,424,700.  Photo: Christie's Images Ltd. 2009 LONDON.- The Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Auction will take place at Christie’s on 30 June 2009 and will offer 41 lots including exceptional and significant works by Jean-Michel Basquiat,... [Lire la suite]
06 juin 2009

"Mapping The Studio" @ Punta della Dogana

BackYard (detail) by American artist Jeff Koons, part of the "Mapping The Studio" exhibition at the Palazzo Grassi and the new Punta della Dogana. EFE/Andrea Merola VENICE.- On June 6th 2009, Punta della Dogana, the new art center for contemporary art of the François Pinault Foundation, opens its doors after fourteen months of renovation entrusted to the Japanese architect Tadao Ando. The first exhibition Mapping the Studio: Artists from the François Pinault Collection, curated by Alison M. Gingeras and Francesco... [Lire la suite]
04 juin 2009

Phillips de Pury & Company Announce Highlights of the Forthcoming London Contemporary Art Sales

LONDON.- Phillips de Pury & Company is pleased to announce the highlights of the forthcoming Contemporary Art sales to take place in London on June 29 at the company’s Howick Place galleries. The Evening sale will offer 40 lots with a total pre-sale estimate between £5.4 – 7.8M and the day sale will offer 132 lots with a total pre-sale estimate between £1.9 – 2.8M. Highlights of the Evening sale include works by Richard Prince, Thomas Schütte, Robert Rauschenberg and Ed Ruscha as well as Mario Merz, Alighiero Boetti, Yue... [Lire la suite]
18 mars 2009

4.6 millions d’euros Pour la vente de charité au profit de l’association A.V.E.C.

Paris - La vente de charité, organisée à l’initiative de François Pinault au bénéfice des travaux menés par l’éminent cancérologue, le Professeur David Khayat, à travers son association A.V.E.C. (Association pour la Vie et l’Espoir contre le Cancer) a remporté un franc succès. Des œuvres majeurs,  signées par 28 des artistes les plus cotés de la scène internationale, offertes sans prix de réserves, ont suscitées des batailles d’enchères de la part de collectionneurs internationaux (76% d’européens et 24% d’américains); Les... [Lire la suite]
14 mars 2009

"Women", A Loan Exhibition from the Collection of Steven and Alexandra Cohen @ Sotheby’s New York from April 2-14, 2009

Pablo Picasso, Le Repos, 1932. Oil on canvas, 63 3/4 x 51 1/4 in. (161.9 x 130.2 cm). © Sotheby's New York. NEW YORK, NY From April 2-14, 2009 a loan exhibition from the collection of Steven and Alexandra Cohen will be shown at Sotheby’s in New York. Entitled Women, the exhibition will focus on one area of the Cohen’s collection, works depicting female subjects. This remarkable assemblage of twenty masterpieces ranges from Edvard Munch’s Madonna and Pablo Picasso’s Le Repos to Willem de Kooning’s Women III and Andy Warhol’s... [Lire la suite]