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Christie’s New York Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Auction Totals $140,773,500

Christie’s New York Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Auction Totals $140,773,500

Christie’s Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale achieved $140,773,500 (£88,687,305/ €102,764,655), with three works of art selling above the $10 million mark. Despite spots of selective bidding throughout the sale, Surrealist works and modern sculpture performed well overall, and buyers competed aggressively for rare works and those offered fresh to the market from private and […]

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Christie’s to Auction Property from the Collection of John W. Kluge

Christie’s to Auction Property from the Collection of John W. Kluge

Christie’s announces it has been selected to present the sale of Property from the Collection of John W. Kluge Sold to Benefit Columbia University, a large and wide-ranging collection of artwork, furniture and decorative arts that will be offered for sale in several major auctions, starting with four important sculptures by Henry Moore and Aristide […]

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Swann Galleries Auction Jackson Pollock Print for $102,000

Swann Galleries Auction Jackson Pollock Print for $102,000

Swann Galleries’ auction of Atelier 17, Abstract Expressionism & The New York School on Thursday, October 27 offered approximately 140 prints and other works by Stanley William Hayter and the artists he taught and inspired through his work at the Paris Atelier, and later in New York. Jackson Pollock’s Untitled drypoint and engraving, circa 1944-45 […]

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Ketterer Kunst Autumn Auction Results

Ketterer Kunst Autumn Auction Results

With an overall result of more than € 2,6 million* in the October Ketterer Kunst auctions, the autumn season saw quite a promising beginning. “34 percent new bidders alone in the section of Old Masters and Art of the 19th Century – almost 10 percent more than in spring – once more confirm the ever […]

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Newly Discovered Velazquez Portrait to be Auctioned at Bonhams

Newly Discovered Velazquez Portrait to be Auctioned at Bonhams

A previously unknown portrait by the Spanish artist Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velázquez (1599-1660) will be the highlight of the Old Master Paintings auction on Wednesday 7th December 2011 at Bonhams, 101 New Bond Street, London. The work is a portrait of a gentleman, bust-length, in a black tunic and white golilla collar and […]

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Sotheby’s London to Auction Waiting to Cross by Albert Moore in Victorian & Edwardian Art Sale

Sotheby’s London to Auction Waiting to Cross by Albert Moore in Victorian & Edwardian Art Sale

Sotheby’s Victorian & Edwardian art sale on Tuesday, 15 November 2011 will be headlined by Waiting to Cross by Albert Moore (1841-1893). Estimated at £300,000-500,000, the painting was the artist’s only contribution to the Grosvenor Gallery exhibition of 1888. It comes to auction following the success of the exhibition The Cult of Beauty: The Aesthetic […]

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Christie’s to Auction Ed Ruscha Surrealist Inspired Painting

Christie’s to Auction Ed Ruscha Surrealist Inspired Painting

An important Surrealist-inspired painting by Ed Ruscha is among the many highlights to be offered in Christie’s sale of Post War and Contemporary Art at Rockefeller Center on November 8. Strange Catch for a Fresh Water Fish, painted in 1965, is estimated to fetch $3 to $4 million. Strange Catch for a Fresh Water Fish […]

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Sotheby’s London Announces Auction of Victorian & Edwardian Art Nov 15

Sotheby’s London Announces Auction of Victorian & Edwardian Art Nov 15

Sotheby’s Victorian & Edwardian art sale on Tuesday, 15 November 2011 will include a collection of six works by Henry Scott Tuke (1858-1929) which come to the market from a Private Collection. With a combined pre-estimate low estimate of just over £200,000, the group comprises oils, a sculpture and a watercolour. Although Tuke was born […]

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Christie’s Hong Kong Announce Asian 20th Century and Contemporary Art Sales

Christie’s Hong Kong Announce Asian 20th Century and Contemporary Art Sales

Christie’s will mark another significant milestone in the auctions of Asian 20th century & contemporary art. Previously sold in a separate category, Southeast Asian modern and contemporary art will be integrated into the Asian 20th century & contemporary art sale, enjoying a new level of international exposure when placed alongside the art from China, India, […]

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