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Category: Drawings & Watercolors

  • Auction Industry

    Sotheby’s Photographs Celebrates 50 Years by Auctioning 50 Masterworks

    Harry Callahan, Barbara and Eleanor, Chicago, 1953. Image from Sotheby’s. Sotheby’s Photographs department will celebrate its 50th anniversary with a major timed sale that crosses the Atlantic Ocean. The auction house will present 50 photographic masterworks, with lots 1 - 25 available in New York and lots 26 - 50…

    Sothebys Photographs Celebrates 50 Years by Auctioning 50 Masterworks5
  • Artists, Auction Industry

    Digital Artist at Auction: Michah Dowbak

    Michah Dowbak. Image from Phillips. Last summer, when Toronto-based digital artist Michah Dowbak heard of crypto art, he was fascinated enough to dive in. Dowbak, who goes by the name Mad Dog Jones in the digital art world, debuted in November of 2020 on Nifty Gateway. His first NFT drops…

    Digital Artist at Auction Michah Dowbak2
  • Auction Industry

    Artist to Know: Howardena Pindell

    Mixed Media Assemblage Available in Upcoming African American Art Sale With a career spanning more than 50 years, Howardena Pindell reports that she could fill a 100-page résumé. Her work crisscrosses mediums and styles, from hole punch paintings to video performances. These explore racism, misogyny, violence, and— after a near-fatal…

    Artist to Know Howardena Pindell1
  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers’ Spring Estate Fine Art & Antique Auction, April 8, Features Paintings, Fine Jewelry, Silver, Asian Arts And More

    The more than 400 quality lots have been pulled from prominent estates and collections across New England. Included are artworks by Steven Weinberg, Richard Prince, Margaret Patterson Trompe l’oeil oil on board still life painting signed by Fernand Renard (French, b. 1912), depicting exquisitely rendered oysters beside a lemon, plus…

  • Auction Result

    Auction Review: South Asian Modern Art at Christie’s

    Christie’s wrapped up its Asia Week New York offerings with two auctions of South Asian modern art. A timed event ran from March 4th through March 18th, 2021. It concluded with a total of $532,250. The live sale on March 17th achieved stronger results with a total of $4,374,625. Together,…

    Auction Review South Asian Modern Art at Christies1
  • Auction Result

    Toomey & Co. Auctioneers sees intense bidding and elevated prices in first two sales of 2021

    Charles and Ray Eames for Herman Miller, ESU-421-C storage unit. Sold for $13,750. OAK PARK, IL.-Toomey & Co. Auctioneers has started 2021 with two high performing sales. Modern Design + Post-War & Contemporary Art on February 25 and Fine Art + Furniture & Decorative Arts on March 14 combined for a…

    Toomey & Co. Auctioneers sees intense bidding and elevated prices in first two sales of 2021
  • Artists, Auction Industry

    Artist to Know: Ida Kohlmeyer

    Ahlers & Ogletree to Offer Mixed Media Work by New Orleans Artist Ida Kohlmeyer struggled to find her own style for years. She trained under some of the leading Modernists and Abstract Expressionists of the 20th century, including Hans Hofmann. Artists such as Mark Rothko and Joan Miró steadily rotated…

    Artist to Know Ida Kohlmeyer1
  • Auction Industry

    6 Korean Artists Headline Latest K Auction Sale

    K Auction's Modern and Contemporary Art sale will feature works from around the world. That includes pieces by two emerging Japanese artists: Ayako Rokkaku and TIDE. It will also feature works by some of the most recognizable names in 20th-century art, such as Andy Warhol and Pablo Picasso. In addition…

    6 Korean Artists Headline Latest K Auction Sale6
  • Auction Preview

    Keith Haring’s Pop Shop Drawings Come to Auction For the First Time

    By the time Keith Haring opened his Pop Shop storefront in 1986, he had an established cast of characters and themes in his drawings. These evolved in the subways of New York before landing in his Lower Manhattan store. This March, Sotheby’s will bring 12 preparatory Pop Shop drawings to…

    Keith Haring Untitled (Pop Shop Drawing)
  • Auction Preview

    Ed Ruscha’s California Grape Skins in Sotheby’s Contemporary Curated

    In Ed Ruscha’s California Grape Skins, a mountain appears like an illusion. Bold white text dominates the composition. This painting is available in the upcoming Contemporary Curated auction, presented by Sotheby’s. Ruscha’s works gained attention during the Pop Art movement for their oddity and satire. Of the available piece, he…

    Ed Ruscha California Grape Skins
  • Auction Industry

    Ten important works by Edward Seago to go up for auction at Dreweatts

    Horses in a Norfolk Landscape by Edward Seago (1916-1971). Est. £8,000 - 12,000. LONDON.- Sailing or history aficionados will be delighted to hear that a magnificent painting of the Cutty Sark, by the celebrated artist Edward Seago (1910-1974), is one of ten works by the artist to be offered at auction…

    Ten important works by Edward Seago to go up for auction at Dreweatts
  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    Crescent City Auction Gallery’s Important Spring Estates Auction, March 12th-14th, Will Kick Off With Couture Purses And Jewelry Items

    Also offered will be original paintings by noted, listed European and New Orleans artists, French and Chinese furniture, Oriental rugs, taxidermy, silver and decorative accessories. Session 1, on Friday, March 12th, will feature a collection of highly collectible couture purses from names like Prada, Gucci, Hermes, Louis Vuitton, Celine, Judith…

    Crescent City Auction Gallerys Important Spring Estates Auction, March 12th-14th, Will Kick Off With Couture Purses And Jewelry Items
  • Auction Preview

    Christie's First Open Auction Presents Works From Janet Taylor Pickett and Other Artists

    Christie's upcoming First Open Auction will offer a signed mixed media work from Janet Taylor Pickett. Titled The Messenger, this piece drew inspiration from Cassandra, a cursed princess in Greek mythology who possessed the gift of prophecy. Describing her subject, Pickett explained, “She becomes the Conjure Woman of African American…

    Janet Taylor Pickett (b. 1948)
  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    Fourth Annual Fine American Paintings Sale & LIVE Online Auction March 21, 2021 at 12pm

    Doylestown, Pennsylvania - On Sunday, March 21, 2021 beginning at 12pm, Gratz Gallery and Conservation Studio is yet again partnering with Invaluable.com to ring in the spring season with our fourth annual Fine American Paintings Sale and LIVE Online Auction event. John Frederick Kensett (American, NY, CT, 1816 - 1872)…

    Fourth Annual Fine American Paintings Sale1
  • Auction Preview

    Post-War and Contemporary Art at Christie’s, From Keith Haring to Matthew Wong

    Christie’s will open the Spring 2021 auction season with a selection of post-war, modern, and contemporary art. A full-sized painting by Keith Haring leads the listings. Executed on industrial tarpaulin, the untitled red painting shows the artist’s signature dancing figures. “Vibration marks” indicate their movement. A polka-dotted spirit figure dominates…

    Keith Haring (1958-1990) Untitled
  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    19th & 20th Century Art at Swann March 4

    Pablo Picasso, Nu debout; Nature marte et Étude d’Homme, pencil on paper, double-sided, 1914. Estimate $60,000 to $90,000. New York—19th & 20th Century Art is at auction on Thursday, March 4 at Swann Galleries. The sale will feature exceptional prints, drawings, paintings and sculpture from Modernists, New York artists, and…

    19th & 20th Century Art at Swann March 4.
  • Auction Industry

    Category Spotlight: Digital Art at Auction

    Traditionally, an artwork uses a physical component, be it a carved piece of stone or paint applied to a canvas. Auction houses have sold and distributed these traditional art forms for centuries. However, with the rapid expansion of technology and the crypto art market, auction houses are moving into the…

    Category Spotlight Digital Art at Auction1
  • Auction Preview

    American Midwestern Artworks by Thomas Hart Benton Come to Auction

    Thomas Hart Benton was an American muralist and painter associated with the Regionalist art movement. Benton was famous for his portraits of everyday Americans. In his teenage years, Benton worked at a local newspaper as a cartoonist. However, a visit to his hometown in Missouri inspired him to paint in…

    Thomas Hart Benton
  • Auction Preview

    Walter Ufer and Cyrus Dallin Lead Bonhams’ First Stand-Alone Auction of Western Art

    In its first stand-alone Western Art sale in Los Angeles, Bonhams highlights notable American works of fine art. Isleta, New Mexico by German-born American artist Walter Ufer is a leading lot. Ufer was known for his raw and un-romanticized compositions. In Isleta, Ufer shows young women in their everyday settings,…

  • Auction Industry

    Rediscovered and Unrecorded European Art and Old Masters Come to Auction

    Carl Julius Rudolf Moll (1861–1945) was one of the founding fathers of the Viennese Secession. Moll greatly influenced the Secession’s avant-garde program, promoting works by foreign artists. He was a subtle painter, favoring interior scenes, landscapes, and still lifes in muted, pastel colors. A recently rediscovered painting by Carl Moll…

    Rediscovered and Unrecorded European Art and Old Masters Come to Auction4