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Christies announce Modern and Contemporary Arab, Iranian and Turkish Art sale highlights

Christies announce Modern and Contemporary Arab, Iranian and Turkish Art sale highlights

Christies announce early highlights consigned for the Modern and Contemporary Arab, Iranian and Turkish Art sale at Christie’s in Dubai on October 23 and 24, 2012 will include works by Paul Guiragossian, Reza Derakshani, Ahmet Elhan and Chafic Abboud. There will also be 6 lots sold to benefit Caspian Arts Foundation, a new educational initiative […]

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ART, MUSIC, SUCCESS. Art Exhibition and Auction

ART, MUSIC, SUCCESS. Art Exhibition and Auction

Ascend Global Projects, Anonymous Gallery, and New York City’s creative community are honored to present ART, MUSIC, SUCCESS, a high profile group art exhibition, auction, and fundraiser featuring some of today’s most prominent contemporary artists and conducted by Phillip de Pury’s CK Swett. The event will take place the evening of July 25th at 2 […]

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Christie’s announces global sales of $3.5 billion in the first half of 2012

Christie’s announces global sales of $3.5 billion in the first half of 2012

Christie’s announces worldwide sales for the first half of 2012 of £2.2 billion / $3.5 billion, up 13% by £ (11% by $) compared to the same period last year (figures include buyer’s premium). This includes private sales of £413.4 million / $661.5 million, an increase of 53% by £ (50% by $) on the […]

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Philip Hermogenes Calderon cricket painting auctioned at Bonhams

Philip Hermogenes Calderon cricket painting auctioned at Bonhams

Philip Hermogenes Calderon’s ‘Captain of the Eleven’, one of the most popular British Victorian images of childhood, was the top lot in Bonhams’ 19th century paintings, drawings and watercolours sale on 11th July, selling for £289,250. In a sale that realised over £2.14 million, the Calderon painting set a new world record for the artist. […]

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Saffronart Absolute Auction Announced for 10th &11th July

Saffronart Absolute Auction Announced for 10th &11th July

Saffronart, India’s leading auction house will showcase a significant selection of modern and contemporary Indian artists at their 24-Hour Absolute Auction. An Absolute Auction is defined as an auction with no reserve prices. Initial online bids on each lot will be accepted at US$ 100 or Rs. 5000, no matter the estimate, and each lot […]

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Colourist painting leads Bonhams Scottish sale in Edinburgh

Colourist painting leads Bonhams Scottish sale in Edinburgh

An important still life by the Scottish Colourist, Samuel Peploe, leads Bonhams Annual Scottish Pictures Sale on August 20th in Edinburgh. Still Life of Mixed Roses in Chinese Vase(£200,000-300,000) was painted at a pivotal moment in Peploe’s artistic career. In the early 1900s Peploe and his fellow Colourist, George Hunter, explored still life painting, a […]

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Bonhams auction to feature Aisan Art and Silver on July 22-23

Bonhams auction to feature Aisan Art and Silver on July 22-23

Bonhams is presenting a large selection of about 300 lots of Asian art in its Period Art & Design auction, July 22-23 in San Francisco. The sale will also include offerings in the categories of Silver, Pacific Voyages & Hawaiiana, European Paintings, American Art, Modern & Contemporary Art, Prints, Native American Art, Wine, Rugs and […]

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Bonhams to auction Richard Dadd asylum portrait

Bonhams to auction Richard Dadd asylum portrait

A delicate and incisive portrait by one of Britain’s most infamous artists will be on sale at Bonhams 19th Century Paintings, Drawings and Watercolours sale on 11th July, in London. ‘Portrait of Mr. George Bailey’ is a great example of Richard Dadd’s mastery of watercolour. It was painted in the same year as his masterpiece […]

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Christie’s Interiors Department to host Open House Sale on July 16

Christie’s Interiors Department to host Open House Sale on July 16

Christie’s Interiors Department presents the newly re-launched Open House Sale, which will take place on July 16. Victor Vasarely, TA-MA, acrylic on canvas, 1977. Estimate: $30,000 – 50,000. Photo: Christie’s Images Ltd 2012. The sale encompasses 173 lots from world renowned artists including Ruth Asawa, Sol LeWitt, Louise Lawler, Victor Vasarely, Andy Warhol, Gerhard Richter, […]

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