Fine Art

Christie’s to Auction The Pieter & Olga Dreesmann Collection of Dutch Old Master Paintingss

Christie’s to Auction The Pieter & Olga Dreesmann Collection of Dutch Old Master Paintingss

Christie’s announces the sale of The Pieter & Olga Dreesmann Collection of Dutch Old Master Paintings was part of the Old Master & British Paintings Evening Auction on Tuesday 3 July. Adriaen Coorte, Asparagus and Red Currants on a Plinth. Estimate: £1.4 million to 2 million. Photo: Christie’s Images Ltd 2012. The Dreesmann family name […]

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Christie’s New York announce Spring sale of Japanese and Korean art for 21 March

Christie’s New York announce Spring sale of Japanese and Korean art for 21 March

Christie’s New York will offer 190 works in the spring sale of Japanese and Korean Art, including screens, ceramics, lacquers, bronzes and armors. Japanese highlights include a pair of six-panel screens from the Momoyama period and an incense burner dating to the Edo period. A 19th century eight-panel screen, porcelain jar, and porcelain water dropper […]

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Sotheby’s London biannual auction of Old Master, Modern and Contemporary Prints features works by Andy Warhol and Rembrandt

Sotheby’s London biannual auction of Old Master, Modern and Contemporary Prints features works by Andy Warhol and Rembrandt

Sotheby’s London biannual sale of Old Master, Modern and Contemporary Prints will take place on Thursday, 29 March 2012. Superlative examples by pre-eminent artists who are leaders in the print-making field span a period of over 500 years, from the Renaissance through the Dutch Golden Age to the Pop Generation and beyond. The 181-lot auction […]

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Christie’s announce spring auction of South Asian Modern + Contemporary Art on 21 March

Christie’s announce spring auction of South Asian Modern + Contemporary Art on 21 March

Christie’s announce the spring auction of South Asian Modern + Contemporary Art taking place on 21 March, New York. Tyeb Mehta Untitled (Figures with Bull Head). Estimate: $1,500,000–2,000,000. Juxtaposing modernism with a strong contemporary perspective, the sale presents an exhilarating array of works by celebrated modern masters; Tyeb Mehta, Akbar Padamsee, Syed Haider Raza, Francis […]

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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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