12 mai 2011

Andy Warhol's First and Last Self-Portraits Fetch a Combined $66 Million at Christie's

NEW YORK, NY.- The market for important works by Andy Warhol, the reigning king of Pop, continued to reach new heights at Christie’s New York tonight, as bidders chased two iconic self-portraits by the artist, setting a new world auction record for a Warhol portrait in the process. The photo-booth style Self-Portrait, 1963-64 sold for $38,442,500 (£23,449,925/€26,909,750) after an epic 16 minute bidding battle between clients in the room and on the phone. After volleying bids back and forth for what was the longest Evening Sale... [Lire la suite]
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21 avril 2011

Andy Warhol's Last Great Masterpiece to Be Sold @ Christie's New York on May 11

  Andy Warhol, Self-Portrait, 1986. Acrylic and silkscreen ink on canvas, 106-3/4 x 106-1/2 x 1-3/4 inches. Estimate: $30,000,000-40,000,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2011 NEW YORK, NY.- Andy Warhol’s last great Self-Portrait, 1986, will headline the Post-War and Contemporary Auction season in New York at Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening sale on May 11, 2011. An art-historical landmark, the monumental painting is poignantly underscored with the theme of a fleeting lifetime, and is estimated to realize from... [Lire la suite]
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12 janvier 2011

Rediscovered Self-Portrait by Andy Warhol to be Offered at Christie's in February

Andy Warhol (1928-1987), Self-portrait. Executed in 1967 (detail). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2011 LONDON.- Christie’s announce the rediscovery of a highly important, monumental-scale self-portrait by Andy Warhol (1928-1987). Executed in 1967 and an addition to an historically important series of 10 self- portraits, the picture has been in a private collection since 1974 when it was acquired from Leo Castelli, Warhol’s primary dealer. It will be offered at the Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Auction on Wednesday 16... [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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05 septembre 2010

David Bailly (Leiden 1584 - Leiden 1657), Self-Portrait with Vanitas Symbols, 1651

David Bailly (Leiden 1584 - Leiden 1657), Self-Portrait with Vanitas Symbols, 1651. Oil on wood, 65 x 97,5 cm. Stedelijk Museum De Lakenhal, Leiden The son of a Flemish calligrapher and fencing master, David Bailly first apprenticed to a local painter in Leiden and then to a portrait painter in Amsterdam. He worked for a short time as a journeyman in Hamburg before traveling to Venice and Rome at the age of twenty-five. On his return voyage, Bailly probably worked for several German princes. Back in the Netherlands in 1613, he... [Lire la suite]
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11 mai 2010

Impressionist Masterpiece by Manet to Be Auctioned by Sotheby's

Edouard Manet, Self-Portrait with a Palette, est: £20-30 million. Photo: Sotheby's LONDON.- On June 22, 2010, in its evening sale of Impressionist and Modern Art in London, Sotheby’s will offer a masterpiece by the father and a key figure of Impressionism, Edouard Manet: Self-Portrait with a Palette, estimated at £20–30 million*. Charles Moffett, Sotheby’s Executive Vice President and co-curator of the 1983 landmark Manet exhibition at the Grand Palais in Paris and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, describes the... [Lire la suite]
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22 août 2009

Erwin Olaf, three self portraits entitled ‘50 Years Old’

‘I Wish’ ‘I Am’ ‘I Will Be’ Dutch photographer Erwin Olaf celebrates being 50 years old with self portraits that show  our culture’s obsession with youth and the heavy use of Photoshop in fashion photography. Erwin Olaf
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20 avril 2009

Yan Pei-Ming (B. 1960), Red Self-Portrait

Yan Pei-Ming (B. 1960), Red Self-Portrait signed, titled and dated 2007 on the reverse. oil on canvas. 137 3/4 x 137 3/4 in. 349.9 x 349.9 cm. Est. 700,000—900,000 USD PROVENANCE: David Zwirner, New YorkAcquired by the present owner from the above in May 2007 EXHIBITED: New York, David Zwirner, Yan Pei-Ming: You Maintain a Sense of Balance in the Midst of Great Success, May - June 2007Peekskill, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, XXL-Recent Large Scale Painting, September 2007 - July 2008, cat. no. 23 ... [Lire la suite]
13 avril 2009

After Hyacinthe Rigaud, 18th Century. Self-portrait of the artist

After Hyacinthe Rigaud, 18th Century. Self-portrait of the artist half-length, in a blue velvet wrap holding a palette and seated before an easel. oil on canvas. 77 x 63.8cm (30 5/16 x 25 1/8in). Estimate: £2,000 - 3,000, €2,100 - 3,200 Footnote: The present composition is based on Rigaud's self-portrait now in the Gallerie degli Uffizi, Florence. Bonhams. Old Master Paintings, 21 Apr 2009. Knightsbridge www.bonhams.com (Copyright © 2002-2009 Bonhams 1793 Ltd., Images and Text All Rights Reserved)
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