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Clark’s Fine Art Auction Showcases Artworks From Rona Barrett Collection And Other Estates

Clark’s Fine Art Auction Showcases Artworks From Rona Barrett Collection And Other Estates

Southern California auction house Clark’s Fine Art announces a March 10 sale with artworks, quality furniture and decorative art. The 310-lot sale features several important West Coast consignments, including artworks from the collection of trailblazing entertainment columnist Rona Barrett. Proceeds from the sale of the Barrett collection will benefit The Rona Barrett Foundation, which provides […]

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Phillips de Pury & Company announces The Face of Modernism. A Private West Coast Collection photographs sale

Phillips de Pury & Company announces The Face of Modernism. A Private West Coast Collection photographs sale

Phillips de Pury & Company launches its Spring Photographs season with a single-owner sale titled The Face of Modernism: A Private West Coast Collection. Comprised of 28 lots, this single-owner collection provides a glimpse into a pivotal moment in the evolution of photography: when the soft-focus images of Pictorialism gave way to the more sharply-focused […]

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Phillips de Pury & Co. announces Contemporary art evening auction on March 8

Phillips de Pury & Co. announces Contemporary art evening auction on March 8

Phillips de Pury & Company announced highlights from its New York Contemporary Art Evening auction. The Evening auction will take place on 8th March 2012 at 450 Park Avenue , New York . The auction will comprise 37 lots with a pre-sale low estimate of $4,720,000 and a high estimate of $6,900,000. Cindy Sherman, Untitled […]

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Sotheby’s to Auction Untitled Film Still #21 by Cindy Sherman

Sotheby’s to Auction Untitled Film Still #21 by Cindy Sherman

Sotheby’s New York will auction Untitled Film Still #21 by Cindy Sherman as a highlight of the Contemporary Art auction (est. $150/200,000). The iconic 1978 image from the celebrated series sees the artist cast herself as a modern 1970s businesswoman surrounded by the urban jungle. Sherman is widely recognized as one of the most important […]

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Sotheby’s to auction Roy Lichtenstein’s Sleeping Girl in New York

Sotheby’s to auction Roy Lichtenstein’s Sleeping Girl in New York

Sotheby’s Sale of Contemporary Art on 9 May 2012 will feature Roy Lichtenstein’s Sleeping Girl from 1964 (36 x 36 in., 91.5 x 91.5 cm) – one of the high-points of the artist’s comic book inspired paintings and an icon of Post-War American art. The sexy blonde women of the comic book series are not […]

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Heritage Auctions Announce Inaugural California Art Auction for March 20

Heritage Auctions Announce Inaugural California Art Auction for March 20

A spectacular early 20th Century landscape by Alson Skinner Clark (1876-1949), Shore by the Saint Lawrence (October Bouquet), 1916, is expected to bring $ 175,000+ when it crosses the block as a principal highlight of Heritage Auctions’ inaugural California Art Signature® Auction, March 20, in the company’s Beverly Hills salesroom. “This work is one of […]

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Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Auction Totals $79.7 million

Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Auction Totals $79.7 million

Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Auction realised the exceptional total of £50,688,450/ $79,672,106/ €60,719,674, surpassing presale high expectations (estimate: £35.8-49.7 million*). The auction established extremely strong sellthrough rates of 90.5% by lot and 94.6% by value and saw two artist records at auction set for A. R. Penck and Albert Oehlen. Buyers from 20 countries participated […]

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Bonhams to auction painting by Irish artist Walter Osborne

Bonhams to auction painting by Irish artist Walter Osborne

Feeding the chickens to be on show in Bonhams new Dublin office on Friday 24th February Walter Frederick Osborne R.H.A, R.O.I (1859-1903) was the most important Irish artist of his generation, and an outstanding example of his work is to be offered for auction as part of the 19th Century Paintings sale on Wednesday 11th […]

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Christie’s London auction of Post-War and Contemporary art totals$126,504,477

Christie’s London auction of Post-War and Contemporary art totals$126,504,477

Christie’s evening auction of Post-War & Contemporary Art totaled £80,576,100 ($126,504,477 / €96,127,287) selling 95% by value and 89% by lot. This is the 2nd highest total for the category at Christie’s London. The top lot of the sale was Francis Bacon’s Portrait of Henrietta Moraes which sold for £21.3 million. Combined with Post-War & […]

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Irma Stern Zanzibar masterpiece for auction at Bonhams in London

Irma Stern Zanzibar masterpiece for auction at Bonhams in London

A stunning image from one of Irma Stern’s trips to Zanzibar which inspired some of her best work, titled ‘The Pink Sari’, signed and dated 1947, and with its original Zanzibar frame ,will be sold by Bonhams in London on March 21st for an estimated £800,000-1,200,000. Never before seen on the open market, the painting […]

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Heritage Auctions Illustration Art Event Features Gil Elvgren, Norman Rockwell And J.C. Leyendecker

Heritage Auctions Illustration Art Event Features Gil Elvgren, Norman Rockwell And J.C. Leyendecker

A grouping of prime canvases by the master of Pin-Up Art, Gil Elvgren, will anchor Heritage Auctions’ March 1-2 Illustration Art Signature® Auction, led by Elvgren’s whimsical, tongue-in-cheek 1946 Brown and Bigelow calendar illustration, “I Hope the Boys Don’t Draw Straws Tonight,” estimated at $50,000+. The auction, which features a staggering 873 total lots, will […]

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Indian and Islamic works of art from private collection of Mughal Scholar Dr. Linda Leach for auction at Bonhams on April 24

Indian and Islamic works of art from private collection of Mughal Scholar Dr. Linda Leach for auction at Bonhams on April 24

Property from the collection of the leading Mughal scholar, the late Dr. Linda York Leach (1942-2006) in Bonhams next Islamic and Indian sale on 24th April, offers a rare and exciting opportunity to collectors. Mandi prince Interest and scholarship in Indian miniature painting has grown considerably over the last fifty years and Dr Leach was […]

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