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Category: Paintings

  • Auction Preview

    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
  • Auction Industry

    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
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    Fine Paintings & Sculpture

    Featured in Skinner’s upcoming Fine Paintings & Sculpture auction is a ski scene from Alfons Walde. The available painting shows intense alpine sunlight glaring on a group of skiers. Walde was trained as an architect but aspired to be an artist, a profession he eventually pursued. He designed a logo…

    Alfons Walde (Austrian, 1891-1958) Aufstieg der Schifahrer
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    Old Master & 19th Century Paintings, Drawings & Sculpture

    Hieronymus Francken I came from an eminent family of Flemish artists. Francken’s earlier works show the influence of his travel to Italy during the 1560s. During the reign of King Henri III, paintings showing scenes from the Valois court became briefly popular. Francken followed the trend by depicting elegant people…

    Dutch School
  • Auction Industry

    Online auction spans Pablo Picasso's entire oeuvre

    Pablo Picasso, Autour des arènes, circa 1900, pastel on cardboard (est. £250,000 – 350,000). Courtesy Sotheby's. LONDON.- Pablo Picasso was an individual who shaped art history like no other. Turning his hand to virtually every medium, Picasso suffused every element of culture with his signature – instantly recognisable, yet constantly evolving…

    Online auction spans Pablo Picasso's entire oeuvre
  • Art Fairs

    Works by Dürer, Hockney, and Warhol lead sales at IFPDA Fine Art Print Fair Online

    Andy Warhol, Details of Renaissance Paintings, Sandro Botticelli, Birth of Venus, 1482, 1984. Screenprint, 32 × 44 in, 81.3 × 111.8 cm. Edition of 70 + proofs. NEW YORK, NY.- The IFPDA Fine Art Print FairOnline 2020, the digital initiative launched on May 13th by the IFPDA (International Fine Print Dealers…

    Works by Dürer, Hockney, and Warhol lead sales at IFPDA Fine Art Print Fair Online
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    Modern & Contemporary Prints & Multiples

    Five Andy Warhol prints will be presented in the upcoming Modern & Contemporary Prints & Multiples Auction. A leading figure in the Pop Art movement, Warhol was also recognized as a film director and producer. One of the highlighted Warhol lots is a screenprint in colors on Lenox museum board.…

    JOAN MIRÓ (1893-1983) Plate 16, from Album 19
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    American Art & Pennsylvania Impressionists

    The upcoming auction, presented by Freeman's, features several paintings by Pennsylvania Impressionists Edward Willis Redfield and Daniel Garber. Among these works is Redfield's Spring at Point Pleasant on the Delaware River. The view of the river from Point Pleasant, Pennsylvania, is a subject Redfield would return to regularly. “[T]here is…

    Edward Lamson Henry (American, 1841-1919), , By the Fire
  • Art Industry

    Looking to Enliven Your Company's Work From Home Time? Curating Is Team-Building With Cleveland Museum's ArtLens for Slack App

    New Slack app allows remote workers to use the Cleveland Museum of Art’s world-class collection to curate virtual art exhibitions as a team The Cleveland Museum of Art (CMA) has launched ArtLens for Slack, the first virtual art exhibition app designed specifically for remote workplaces. The free Slack app connects teams…

    Looking to Enliven Your Company's Work From Home Time Curating Is Team-Building With Cleveland Museum's ArtLens for Slack App
  • Exhibitions

    Art Relief in a Time of Concern

    As our nation slowly reopens, we still face uncertain times. Many museums and galleries stay shuttered as we navigate through these uncharted waters. Our Gallery once again would like to offer a respite from our daily worries in the form of artworks that surprise, inspire and bring joy to our…

    Art Relief in a Time of Concern
  • Auction Industry

    Ahead of Traveling Retrospective, Joan Mitchell’s $10 Million Masterwork Hits Auction Block

    On July 2, Phillips will offer Joan Mitchell’s Noël in the 20th Century & Contemporary Art Evening Sale in New York. This uplifting work of explosive colour, dripping fields of paint and rapid brushstrokes is exemplary of Mitchell’s rich painterly language, and hails from her highly acclaimed body of work from the early 1960s.…

    Ahead of Traveling Retrospective, Joan Mitchell’s $10 Million Masterwork Hits Auction Block
  • Art Industry

    Michael Rosenfeld Gallery Acquires the Estate of Bob Thompson

    Michael Rosenfeld Gallery proudly announces the historic acquisition of the Estate of Bob Thompson (1937-1966). After 23 years of representation, working closely with the artist’s widow Carol Thompson and later, her heirs, the gallery acquired the Estate in 2019. The gallery has taken the last year to fully process this…

    Michael Rosenfeld Gallery Acquires the Estate of Bob Thompson
  • Galleries

    Gratz Gallery on The Philadelphia Show and Adapting to Social Distancing

    Colorfield by Leonard Nelson. Photo courtesy of Gratz Gallery. How are galleries adjusting in the age of social distancing? Auction Daily had the opportunity to discuss this with Paul Gratz, owner and head conservator of Gratz Gallery. The gallery is currently participating in the Spring AFA online show and The…

    Gratz Gallery on The Philadelphia Show and Adapting to Social Distancing-2
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    Modern, Post War, and Contemporary Online Auction

    Marie Laurencin, a celebrity portrait artist, has created many surreal representations of women such as Coco Chanel in her signature painting style. In her piece titled Rose (1935), Laurencin captures a young girl in a dreamlike version of reality. Her color palette includes muted pinks, dove grays, and mint greens,…

    Marisol (Marisol Escobar) Venezuelan (1930-2016)
  • Art Industry

    Art Bridges Launches Bridge Ahead Initiative in Support of Museum Partners during COVID-19 Pandemic

    Art Bridges, a foundation dedicated to expanding access to American art in all regions across the nation, is committing $5 million to its partner museums as they face implications of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Bridge Ahead Initiative recognizes that Art Bridges partner museums, many of which are located in small and mid-sized communities,…

    Art Bridges Launches Bridge Ahead Initiative in Support of Museum Partners during COVID-19 Pandemic
  • Auction Industry

    Dorotheum opens its season for live auctions

    Jan Brueghel II (Antwerp 1601–1678), An Allegory of Tulipomania, oil on panel, 25.5 x 36 cm, estimate € 250,000 - 350,000. VIENNA.- The month of June will encompass the two major spring auction weeks at Dorotheum, which were postponed from April and May. They will feature Ribera, Brueghel, and Eugen von Blaas…

    Dorotheum opens its season for live auctions