Archive for May, 2008

Sotheby’s Paris African and Oceanic Art Sale

Sotheby’s Paris African and Oceanic Art Sale

. May 28, 2008

PARIS – On 11 June 2008 Sotheby’s will offer a spectacular ensemble of art from Africa, Oceania and British Columbia, comprising 180 lots with a total estimate of €6-9 million. The African art includes several iconic works, including one of the first African works of art to enter a European collection – a Sapi-Portuguese ivory […]

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Sotheby’s Sale of Contemporary Art in Paris Sets World Auction Record for Georges Mathieu

Sotheby’s Sale of Contemporary Art in Paris Sets World Auction Record for Georges Mathieu

. May 28, 2008

PARIS – The first part of Sotheby’s sale of Contemporary Art at the Galerie Charpentier in Paris totaled €20,384,750, with works from French, European and American collections the majority of them fresh to the market including paintings by Francis Bacon, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Joan Mitchell and Robert Rauschenberg, as well as four works from the Estate […]

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CoBrA Art at Christie’s Amsterdam

CoBrA Art at Christie’s Amsterdam

. May 28, 2008

Christie’s Amsterdam to offer 45 highlights Appel, Alechinsky, Brands, Constant, Corneille, Jorn, Pedersen, Rooskens, Tajiri, Wolvecamp… Amsterdam – Appel, Brands, Constant – it’s the ABC of famous CoBrA-masters from the past. But sixty years after artists from Copenhagen, Brussels and Amsterdam founded the CoBrA-movement, their work is red hot at international auctions. As well as […]

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Christie’s New York To Offer Six Centuries Of Revolutionary Science

Christie’s New York To Offer Six Centuries Of Revolutionary Science

. May 28, 2008

Important Scientific Books: The Richard Green Library June 17 New York – On June 17, Christie’s New York will offer a remarkable single-owner collection: Important Scientific Books: The Richard Green Library. This unique ensemble features over 300 lots from six revolutionary centuries of scientific, mathematical and philosophical thought. The sale offers outstanding works by Galileo […]

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Christie’s New York Latin American Art Sale

Christie’s New York Latin American Art Sale

. May 27, 2008

NEW YORK – Following a record breaking year for the category, Christie’s Latin American Sale will continue the momentum by staging its largest sale yet on May 28-29 in New York, expected to realize in excess of $30 million. With more than 320 paintings and sculptures included in the twoday auction, the sale is particularly […]

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