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Category: Fine Art

  • Auction Result

    Auction Results: Post War and Contemporary Art at Hindman

    Works by Bob Thompson, Miyoko Ito, and Cy Twombly Exceed Estimates Hindman’s Post War and Contemporary Art sale concluded on May 21, 2020, in Chicago with several lots far surpassing their presale estimates. It was held during a week of fine art and design events, with 600 lots offered during…

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    Twentieth-Century Masterworks Shine in Fine Photographs at Swann

    Robert Mapplethorpe, Lisa Lyon, oversize silver print, one of an edition of one, 1980. Estimate $30,000 to $40,000. New York—On Thursday, June 11, Swann Galleries will hold a sale of Fine Photographs that  features twentieth-century masterworks, landscapes, feminist and Latin American photographers, as well as pop photographica. Leading the sale is Robert Mapplethorpe’s oversize study Lisa Lyon, silver print,…

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  • Art Industry

    Zeit Contemporary Art Launches a Podcast on Art and Ideas

    Zeit Contemporary Art has presented PERSPECTIVES, a new podcast on art and its ideas. In each episode art historian Samuel Shapiro assembles the voices of thinkers, artists and philosophers who approach art and its role in contemporary society from unique points of view. In the first episode, released in conjunction with…

    Zeit Contemporary Art Launches a Podcast on Art and Ideas
  • Auction Preview

    20th Century & Contemporary Art + Design

    John Millei’s work titled Peace / Fear Of Emptiness is featured in the upcoming 20th Century & Contemporary Art + Design Auction, presented by John Moran Auctioneers. Millei’s signature style, characterized by gestural brushstrokes and use of thick paint, can be seen in this piece. The Los Angeles artist mainly…

    Untitled D86-75, 1986 (Micheltorena Avenue)
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    June Exceptional Estates Auction

    Featured in Blackwell Auctions’ upcoming June Exceptional Estates Auction is a Handel reverse-painted lamp with apple blossoms and butterflies. Best known for its painted landscape shades, the Handel Company operated from 1885 to 1941. This lamp, marked with the company’s signature patent number, was likely produced after 1910. The 18-inch…

    Rare Double Bubble Hood's Dairy Clock
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    Furniture & Decorative Arts Auction

    O’Gallerie will present fine art, jewelry, furniture, and more in the upcoming Furniture & Decorative Arts Auction. A bronze sculpture by David Manuel is among the key lots. A self-taught artist, Manuel is best known for his statue series of John Wayne. His sculptures tackle issues related to American expansionism. To…

    WILLIAM MELLOR (United Kingdom, 1851-1931) oil on
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    Arts of the American West, Session II: American Indian Art and Jewelry

    The second session of the Arts of the American West auction, offered by Hindman, will feature Native American art and jewelry from designers such as Jesse Monongya and Yazzie Johnson. Monongya is a Navajo/ Hopi jeweler based out of Scottsdale, Arizona. He often uses lapis, jade, malachite, and diamonds to…

    Tony Da (SAN ILDEFONSO, 1940-2008) Redware Pottery Bear
  • Auction Industry

    John Nicholson's to offer de Vlaminck's personal tribute to founder of Surrealism

    Maurice de Vlaminck (1876-1958), Figure walking on a tree-lined country road, signed, in a hand carved frame. Inscribed to the reverse: A André Breton, Amicalement, Vlaminck. 50 x 61cm. Estimate: £10,000-15,000. HASLEMERE.-John Nicholson’s will offer this landscape by Maurice de Vlaminck – dedicated by the artist to the poet and…

    John Nicholson's to offer de Vlaminck's personal tribute to founder of Surrealism
  • Auction Industry

    Crescent City Auction Gallery will hold an online-only Important Summer Estates Catalog Auction on June 13th and 14th

    Over 700 quality lots in a variety of collecting categories. Start times both days are 10 am Central. The gallery will be open for exhibition starting June 4. Early 20th century oil on canvas paintings by French artist Jean-Baptiste Armand Guillaumin (1841-1927), titled Coastal Landscape, 15 inches by 22 ¾…

    Crescent City Auction Gallery will hold an online-only Important Summer Estates Catalog Auction on June 13th and 14th-1
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    Ansel Adams and the American West Photographs from the Center for Creative Photography

    34 photographs by Ansel Adams will be presented by Christie’s in the upcoming timed auction, sold in association with the Center for Creative Photography at the University of Arizona, Tucson. Leading the lots is a 1944 photograph titled Winter Sunrise, Sierra Nevada, from Lone Pine, California. This photo was taken…

    ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984)
  • Art Industry

    Laguna College of Art + Design Celebrates Class of 2020 Commencement Ceremony Online

    Laguna College of Art and Design (LCAD) hosted its first online Commencement ceremony through YouTube Live on Friday, May 22, 2020. The video can be viewed at: https://youtu.be/6aEuYMm-7So Hélène Garrison, Ph.D., chief operating officer and provost welcomed more than 1,500 viewers to the ceremony. She introduced Tim Rhodes, a senior Drawing…

    Laguna College of Art + Design Celebrates Class of 2020 Commencement Ceremony Online
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    American Art @1600 featuring The Artist's Studio: John Winters

    Antonio Pietro Martino was an American painter born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Martino was initially interested in sculpture but later shifted to drawing and painting after attending lectures at the Graphic Sketch Club. During the 1930s, Martino’s paintings focused on landscapes in the Manayunk region of Pennsylvania. The upcoming auction, presented…

    Theodore Robinson (easel), Kenyon Cox (standing) and James Carroll Beckwith en Plein-Air Black and white photographic print
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    The Mark Isaacson and Greg Nacozy Collection

    Man Ray was known for his innovations in Surrealist photography. Female faces and figures were the primary subjects of his work, along with objects such as glass teardrops, eggs, peaches, and orbs. Although Ray experimented with sculpture, painting, film, and writing, he excelled at black-and-white photography. He invented “rayographs” by…

    Christopher Dresser, attribution, Moon flask and vase
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    African-American Fine Art

    Raised in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi during the early 1900s, Richmond Barthé was among the leading artists of his time. Barthé’s work often bridges the gap between Realism and abstraction. Best known for capturing the allegorical and genre figures of African Americans, Barthé took inspiration from his interest in African…

    ROBERT NEAL (1916 - 1987)
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    Connect / Reflect / Collect A Selection Of Contemporary Art

    Amoako Boafo's Cobinnah with Yellow Nails is one of the highlighted lots in the upcoming Connect/Reflect/Collect auction, presented by Phillips. In the portrait, Cobinnah smiles and looks away from the viewer. By guarding their face, Cobinnah reveals to the viewer their yellow nail polish. Throughout his career, Boafo has used…

    ANDY WARHOL
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    New York City Estate Auction

    Donald Baechler's prominence in the Neo-Expressionist art movement was a result of his unusual aesthetic sense. The American artist is best known for portraying objects such as telephones, ice cream, and flowers in outwardly simple imagery that conveys a meaningful story. An ink on paper print by Baechler, titled Flower,…

    Herend Unicorn Fishnet Porcelain Figure
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    Fine Art & Antiques Sessions I and II

    Claudius Ptolemy was a mathematician, geographer, and astronomer who lived in the city of Alexandria. He is best known for creating a world map in his book Geography, written around 150 CE. One of the notable qualities of Ptolemy's map was the use of longitudinal and latitudinal lines. A Renaissance…

    ROBERTO MATTA (Chilean 1911-2002) A PAINTING, Chat-Chat-Chat, 1997
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    Exceptional Antiquities, Asian, Ethnographic

    William F. Draper was a portrait painter and former combat artist who painted many leading political and cultural figures of the 20th century. He is best known for his portrait of John F. Kennedy that was completed a year before his assassination. Draper was the only artist for whom President…

    Greek Attic Belly Amphora by Princeton Painter, TLd
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    A Picasso, a Hockney, and a Kashmir Sapphire Highlight Grogan & Company’s Spring Auction

    Grogan & Company’s annual Spring Auction will take place this year on Sunday, June 14 at the company’s Boston headquarters. The auction, which features a curated selection of over 450 lots of fine art, jewelry, silver, and decorative arts from private collections and estates, will be brought to life for…

    A Picasso, a Hockney, and a Kashmir Sapphire Highlight Grogan & Company’s Spring Auction
  • Art Fairs

    Art Brussels launches online platform designed to benefit the fair's community of galleries and artists

    Art Brussels. BRUSSELS.- Art Brussels announces the launch of a new online platform designed to benefit the fair’s community of galleries and artists. A collaboration with GalleryViewer.com, the new initiative runs from Thursday 28 May 2020 at 11am (CET) until Monday 15 June 2020 and features galleries already confirmed for Art Brussels…

    Art Brussels launches online platform designed to benefit the fair's community of galleries and artists