08 février 2011

"ROY LICHTENSTEIN, BLACK & WHITE 1961 - 1968" @ Albertina

Roy Lichtenstein, Zipper, 1962. Graphite pencil. Collection of Barbara Bertozzi Castelli © Estate of Roy Lichtenstein / VBK Vienna, 2011 The 1960s marked a dramatic change of direction in the art of Roy Lichtenstein: while his earlier works consisted mainly of paintings of American history and the American West, in 1961 he turned to black-and-white drawings. Inspired by advertising and media illustrations as well as by comic strips, Lichtenstein created about seventy impressive black-and-white drawings between 1961 and 1968.... [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]
05 juillet 2010

"Roy Lichtenstein. Kunst als Motiv" @ Museum Ludwig

Roy Lichtenstein, Figures in Landscape, 1977, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, Denmark, © VG Bild-Kunst Bonn, 2010 COLOGNE.- The halftone dots used by Pop maestro Roy Lichtenstein (1923-1997) are world famous. Taking motifs from the realms of comics and consumerism, Lichtenstein made paintings by piecing together dots and coloured surfaces. But a very different side of his work can be discovered at this exhibition in Museum Ludwig. Around 100 exhibits, chiefly large-scale paintings along with a number of sculptures... [Lire la suite]
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01 juillet 2010

Post-War and Contemporary Evening Auction at Christie's Realises $68.6 Million

LONDON.- The Post-War and Contemporary Evening Auction took place this evening at Christie’s and realised £45,640,200 /$68,642,861/ €56,091,806, selling 84% by lot and 85% by value. “We curated this sale very carefully, offering a diverse range of works that were exciting and fresh, had great energy, and were of excellent quality. As a result, the market responded with real enthusiasm” said Francis Outred, Head of Post-War and Contemporary Art, Christie’s Europe. “The signature work in the sale was arguably Mappa by Boetti; it... [Lire la suite]
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]
02 mai 2010

Leading Works Light Up Christie's Post-War & Contemporary Art Evening Sale

NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s, the world’s leading art business, will celebrate the leading lights of modern and contemporary art offering 49 seminal works in the Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale taking place on the evening of May 11. Led by extraordinary works by Yves Klein and Andy Warhol, the auction will offer collectors highly important examples by Jasper Johns, Jeff Koons, Yayoi Kusama, Roy Lichtenstein, Chris Ofili and Christopher Wool. The sale will directly follow the evening auction of Works from the Collection of... [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]
03 avril 2010

Rarely Seen Picasso Could Fetch $80 Million at Auction

Pablo Picasso, "Nude, Green Leaves, and Bust", 1932. Estimate upon request. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 NEW YORK (REUTERS).- One of the most valuable private art collections ever offered at auction, led by an $80 million Picasso, will be sold in May in a sign that the art market might soon flirt with the record levels seen before the financial crisis struck in 2008. The sale of more than 50 works at Christie's from the estate of Mrs. Sidney Brody, a Los Angeles philanthropist who died in November, is... [Lire la suite]
14 mars 2010

The Wooster Group Announces its First Benefit Art Auction

Louise Bourgeois, Les Fleurs, 2009. Gouache and silkscreen on paper, 11 x 8 1/2 inches. Edition XLVII/L Edition of 50 unique variants. Courtesy of the artist. Estimated retail value: $15,000NEW YORK, NY.- The Wooster Group will present its first benefit art auction on the occasion of its 35th Anniversary. Dubbed “The Wooster (Support) Group”, the event will feature live and silent auctions of contemporary art. The benefit will be chaired by Frances McDormand, supported by the Rolex Institute, and hosted by the Sean Kelly Gallery... [Lire la suite]
12 janvier 2010

Plus d’un million de dollars de faux Picasso ou Chagall vendus sur eBay

CHICAGO (ETATS-UNIS) [11.01.10] – Un homme a réussi à vendre sur le site d'enchères en ligne des dizaines d'œuvres d'art de Picasso, Chagall, Miro ou Dali. Mais les tableaux étaient des faux grossiers, dont il a tout de même tiré un bénéfice de plus d'un million de dollars. Plaidant coupable, il risque une peine de 20 ans de prison. Le procès d'un homme accusé d'avoir vendu de fausses œuvres d'art sur eBay vient de s'ouvrir à Chicago. Il a réussi a vendre des dizaines de faux tableaux des plus grands peintres du XXe pour un... [Lire la suite]
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