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]
22 juin 2010

Opening Session of Photographs from the Polaroid Collection 100% Sold

Robert Mapplethorpe (1946-1989) Sam Wagstaff asleep. unique Polaroid Type 52 print, 1973-75,3 ½ by 4½ in. (8.9 by 11.4 cm.) Sold 16,250 USD. photo Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- Tonight at Sotheby’s, bidding began for Photographs from the Polaroid Collection with the opening session bringing a remarkable $7,197,439, well-above expectations (est. $2.9/4.5 million) and with every lot finding a buyer. With more than 300 hundred lots left to sell tomorrow, the running total has already exceeded the low estimate for the entire sale (est.... [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]
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]
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]
31 mai 2009

'Robert Rauschenberg: Gluts' @ the Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice

Robert Rauschenberg poses outside of the Guggenheim in Bilbao. Photo: EFE/Luis Tejido VENICE.- A year after the death of Robert Rauschenberg, May 12, 2008, the Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice, celebrates the memory of this great artist with the exhibition Robert Rauschenberg: Gluts. Comprised of approximately forty works, this exhibition, on view May 30 through September 20, 2009, presents a little known body of Rauschenberg’s work in metal drawn from the holdings of the Rauschenberg Estate, with additional loans from... [Lire la suite]
24 avril 2009

Modernist Art From Southern Collections @ MOAS in Daytona Beach

Andy Warhol, Gail, oil on canvas, 40 x 40 inches DAYTONA BEACH, FL.- Museum visitors will have an exciting opportunity to better appreciate the richness and variety of twentieth century art in two important exhibitions opening on April 24. The first, Ringling Retro: Contemporary and Modern Art from the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art continues through November 1 and includes some of the finest examples of modern and postmodern art in the state drawn from the collection of the state art museum of Florida. The second,... [Lire la suite]