Fine Art

Christie’s announce details of HOCKNEY ON PAPER auction

Christie’s announce details of HOCKNEY ON PAPER auction

Christie’s announce details of the long-awaited HOCKNEY ON PAPER auction, which will take place on Friday 17 February. Featuring 147 works including etchings, lithographs, drawings and photography by David Hockney (b.1937), it is expected to realise in excess of £1 million. The sale spans over forty years of the artist’s career and includes works which […]

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Christies announce sale of fine American paintings, drawings and sculpture for March 1

Christies announce sale of fine American paintings, drawings and sculpture for March 1

Christie’s announced the spring sale of Fine American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture on March 1, featuring an array of works with notable provenance that are fresh to the market, including the Collection of Dr. Mark and Irene Kauffman. The sale offers outstanding and rare pieces by Jack Levine, Ben Shahn, and Max Weber, as well […]

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Leslie Hindman Auctioneers announce inaugural auction of Works by African American Artists  on March 1

Leslie Hindman Auctioneers announce inaugural auction of Works by African American Artists on March 1

Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, one of the nation’s leading fine art auction houses, is pleased to announce its inaugural auction of Works by African American Artists on March 1, 2012. Hughie Lee-Smith, Acropolis II. Est: $20/30,000. In addition to the March 1 auction, Leslie Hindman Auctioneers will hold a separate selling exhibition featuring Works by African […]

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Christies Impressionist and Modern Art and The Art of the Surreal Evening Auctions

Christies Impressionist and Modern Art and The Art of the Surreal Evening Auctions

Christies Impressionist and Modern Art and The Art of the Surreal Evening Auctions will take place on 7 February 2012 at 7pm with a pre-sale estimate of £86,205,000 -127,090,000 (corresponding estimate in 2011: £73.8-109 million). Combined with the Impressionist, Modern and Surrealist works which will be offered in Living with Art – A Private European […]

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Sotheby’s to auction property from The Collection of Giovanni & Gabriella Barilla

Sotheby’s to auction property from The Collection of Giovanni & Gabriella Barilla

Sotheby’s announced the Single Owner sale on 14th March 2012 of property from The Collection of Giovanni & Gabriella Barilla: Important Porcelain, Venetian Fine and Decorative Arts from their Residence in Geneva. Descendants of the founder of the most important pasta producer in the world, Giovanni Barilla and in particular his wife Gabriella created one […]

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Calvin And Hobbes Original Artwork Offered By Heritage Auctions Feb.23

Calvin And Hobbes Original Artwork Offered By Heritage Auctions Feb.23

An incredibly rare piece of original, published Calvin and Hobbes artwork – 1989-90 Calendar Cover Watercolor Illustration Original Art (c. 1988) – by artist Bill Watterson, is expected to bring $50,000+ when it comes to auction as part of Heritage Auctions’ Feb. 23 Vintage Comics & Comic Art Signature® event, at the Fletcher-Sinclair Mansion (Ukrainian […]

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Bonhams to auction Zulu heritage in London

Bonhams to auction Zulu heritage in London

When does a work of art become part of a country’s national heritage? Bonhams next sale of South African Art on 21st March 2012 in New Bond Street, London,may go some way towards answering that question when “Zulu Woman” by Irma Stern goes under the hammer. Irma Stern Zulu Woman Painted in 1935 at the […]

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Bonhams to auction Buzkashi picture by Ismail Gulgee

Bonhams to auction Buzkashi picture by Ismail Gulgee

An image of horsemen playing the traditional game of Buzkashi with a headless goat, painted by Ismail Gulgee (Pakistan, 1926-2007), is estimated to sell for £15,000- £25,000 at Bonhams next sale of South Asian Modern and Contemporary Art in London on June 7th. The painting shows some 17 riders, mainly on grey horses, tussling for […]

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Captain Scott’s Terra Nova painting for Bonhams Polar Sale

Captain Scott’s Terra Nova painting for Bonhams Polar Sale

A painting of Captain Scott’s ship, Terra Nova, leaving Cardiff as it set sail for the South Pole in 1910 is for sale at Bonhams Polar Sale in London on 30 March 2012. It is estimated at £7,000-9,000. Cardiff had played a vital role in the preparations for the voyage and the painting was commissioned […]

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