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Category: Paintings

  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    A Tiffany Studios Dragonfly Table Lamp And Furniture By George Nakashima Will Headline Uniques And Antiques’ Aug. 3-5 Auction

    They’ll be part of the Artisan Studio session on Wednesday, August 4th. Bidding is online-only. ASTON, Pa. – A three-day, online-only Modern Design auction is planned for August 3rd-5th by Uniques and Antiques Auction Sales, with Wednesday, August 4th being dedicated to an Artisan Studio auction, highlighted by a Tiffany…

    A Tiffany Studios Dragonfly Table Lamp And Furniture By George Nakashima Will Headline Uniques And Antiques’ Aug. 3-5 Auction-2
  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    Vintage Posters at Swann August 5

    Charles Loupot, the Olympic Games, WWI & WWII, and more Charles Loupot, Les Cigarettes, Mekka, 1919. Estimate $15,000 to $20,000. New York—Swann Galleries’ seasonal offering of Vintage Posters is at auction Thursday, August 5. The sale will include the customary slate of advertisements and design with exceptional examples of French…

    Vintage Posters at Swann August 5-2
  • Artists, Auction Industry

    Artist to Know: Lady Pink

    Shapiro Auctions Offers ‘Queen Matilda’ Graffiti Painting in Upcoming Sale When Sandra Fabara joined the underground graffiti scene of 1980s New York, she never set out to be an inspirational figure. She took to the streets while in high school and processed her tumultuous adolescence using cans of spray paint.…

    Artist to Know Lady Pink1
  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    Russian and Ukrainian Paintings Lead International Fine and Decorative Art Sale

    Shapiro Auctions will bring July to a close with its upcoming sale of International Fine and Decorative Art. Scheduled for July 31st, 2021, the auction offers more than 500 lots of contemporary and antique works of art. Live bidding will begin at 10:00 AM EDT.  Russian and Ukrainian artworks lead…

    Russian and Ukrainian Paintings Lead International Fine and Decorative Art Sale
  • Art Fairs

    LA Art Show Returns With NFTs and Global Contemporary Art

    After several delays and complications due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the LA Art Show will return in the summer of 2021. The three-day event marks the fair’s 26th anniversary. The organizers aim to rekindle the art market in Los Angeles following a difficult year of lockdowns and cancellations. “Now more…

    LA Art Show Returns With NFTs and Global Contemporary Art1
  • Auction Industry

    Former MLB Player-Turned-Artist Micah Johnson Seeks to Empower Black Kids Through Art

    Micah Johnson. Image from NBC News. Micah Drew Johnson is a former professional baseball player. He played for the Atlanta Braves, the Chicago White Sox, the Los Angeles Dodgers, and the Tampa Bay Rays before discovering his talent and passion for art. Johnson eventually retired from baseball and turned to…

    Former MLB Player-Turned-Artist Micah Johnson Seeks to Empower Black Kids Through Art1
  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    36th Annual Coeur d’Alene Art Auction Brings Important Works of Western and American Art

    The annual Coeur d’Alene Art Auction will return in full force this July. Collectors of fine Western and American art can bid on nearly 400 lots starting at 2:00 PM EDT on July 31st, 2021. The event will take place live at the Grand Sierra Resort in Reno, Nevada. Bidders…

    36th Annual Coeur d’Alene Art Auction Brings Important Works of Western and American Art2
  • Artists, Auction Industry

    Artist to Know: Alfonso Ossorio

    Christie’s Brings Work by 20th-Century Collector, Patron, and Outsider Artist For most of his adult life, Alfonso Ossorio was not taken seriously as an artist. The world knew him as a wealthy, eccentric collector and a friend to Jackson Pollock, Lee Krasner, and Jean Dubuffet. Critics declared that Ossorio’s painting…

    Artist to Know Alfonso Ossorio1
  • Auction Result, Press Release

    Lark Mason Associates Fine and Decorative Arts Sale Achieves $511,390 on iGavelAuctions.com

    New York: International collectors from Malibu to Beijing brought the total of the Fine and Decorative Arts sale presented by Lark Mason Associates on igavelauctions.com to $511,390 including buyer’s premium. A Patek Phillipe 18k white gold Nautilus wristwatch, with the original certificate and box, circa 2009, led the charge when…

  • Auction Preview

    Sotheby’s Brings Contemporary Paintings by Peter Halley and Damien Hirst

    Sotheby’s upcoming contemporary art auction will present 12 lots from Damien Hirst, Cady Noland, Carrie Mae Weems, and Glenn Ligon, among others. One of the leading items is Peter Halley’s untitled acrylic piece from 1991. In the early 1980s, the artist began painting prison cells, barred windows, and grids in…

    Peter Halley
  • Auction Preview

    Mickalene Thomas Collage, Kenny Scharf Butterfly Jungle, and Andy Warhol’s Beatle Boots Lead Christie’s Contemporary Art Auction

    Christie’s upcoming First Open | Post-War & Contemporary Art auction will feature Mickalene Thomas’ 2011 collage titled Shinique: Now I Know. The collage consists of monochrome and color photographs, acrylic, and papers. In her collages, Thomas tries to give her subject visual authority because in their gaze lies their power.…

    Mickalene Thomas (b. 1971)
  • Auction Industry

    Contemporary Realism: 21st-Century Representational Art Comes to Auction With Sotheby’s

    Contemporary Realism emerged in New York as a reaction to and rejection of Abstract Expressionism. It began in the 1960s and reached its height in the early 1970s. The movement advocates the natural and objective representation of life through figurative artworks. The style borrows heavily from early 19th-century Realism, which…

    Contemporary Realism 21st-Century Representational Art Comes to Auction With Sothebys1
  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    Crescent City Auction Gallery’s Important Summer Estates Auction, July 17th & 18th, Is Bursting With 800+ Lots. It Will Be Christmas In July!

    The sale, online and live in the New Orleans gallery, will have French, English and American furniture, over mantel mirrors, original paintings by local and regional artists, fine jewelry and couture pieces, a piano, sterling silver, nativity sets, model boats and more. NEW ORLEANS, La. – It’ll be Christmas in…

    Crescent City Auction Gallerys Important Summer Estates Auction2
  • Auction Preview

    Joan Miró Sketches and Zao Wou-Ki Print Lead Doyle’s Fine Art Sale

    Leading Doyle’s upcoming Fine Art auction are two double-sided sketches by Joan Miró. Though Miró never formally aligned himself with the Surrealists, he often used automatic drawing and other techniques to access his subconscious mind. Sketches played an important role in Miró’s experimentation and artmaking throughout his career. Both of…

    Zao Wou-Ki (1920-2013)
  • Artists, Auction Industry

    Artist to Know: Senaka Senanayake

    Early Painting by Sri Lankan Contemporary Artist Will Hit Doyle’s Auction Block Art opportunities started early for Sri Lankan artist Senaka Senanayake. With the encouragement of his parents and teachers, he started drawing while attending elementary school. Senanayake’s parents agreed to an exhibition of his works on a whim. Almost…

    Artist to Know Senaka Senanayake1
  • Exhibitions

    Pace Gallery welcomes Glenn Kaino

    Glenn Kaino, Colonial Division Stage 3, The Troubles Within, 2019, Gold plated model parts, amber, insect pins, and high density urethane 90" x 50" x 4.5" © Glenn Kaino, Photography by John Davis. NEW YORK, NY.- Marc Glimcher, CEO and President of Pace Gallery, announced the gallery’s worldwide and exclusive representation of…

    Pace Gallery welcomes Glenn Kaino
  • Artists, Auction Industry

    Artist to Know: Thelma Johnson Streat

    Black Art Auction to Offer Works by American Painter and Dancer When Thelma Johnson Streat was at the midpoint of her painting career, she felt the need to step beyond the canvas. She was already making murals that celebrated multiculturalism and rewrote the narrative around Black Americans. Yet after she…

    Artist to Know Thelma Johnson Streat1
  • Auction Industry

    Phillips' London New Now Auction on 13 July to be led by Andy Warhol's Flowers

    Andy Warhol, Flowers. Acrylic and silkscreen ink on canvas, 24 x 24 in. (61 x 61 cm) Executed in 1964-65. Estimate: £1,000,000 - 1,500,000. Image courtesy of Phillips. LONDON.-Phillips announced highlights ahead of the New Now sale in London. The sale will be led by Andy Warhol, Gerhard Richter, KAWS, Banksy,…

    https://artdaily.com/news/137240/Phillips--London-New-Now-Auction-on-13-July-to-be-led-by-Andy-Warhol-s-Flowers#.YORDG-gzZPY
  • Exhibitions

    Miles McEnery Gallery opens an exhibition of recent paintings by Franklin Evans

    Installation view of Franklin Evans: fugitivemisreadings, 24 June – 31 July 2021. Image: Christopher Burke Studio. Courtesy of the artist and Miles McEnery Gallery, New York, NY NEW YORK, NY.-Miles McEnery Gallery opened an exhibition of recent paintings by Franklin Evans. fugitivemisreadings, the artist’s third solo exhibition at the gallery, at…

    Miles McEnery Gallery opens an exhibition of recent paintings by Franklin Evans
  • Artists, Auction Result

    David Bowie’s Legacy as an Artist and Collector

    In the summer of 2020, a bargain hunter visited a Canadian landfill north of Toronto. The facility happened to run a donation center of salvaged items. Workers cleaned up interesting pieces and presented them in the informal ‘Machar Mall’ for visitors to buy with a small donation. This particular shopper…

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