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Category: Posters, Prints & Multiples

  • Artists, Auction Industry

    Artist to Know: El Anatsui

    Custom 2020 Print Comes to Auction With Phillips In 1998, El Anatsui stumbled across the material that later defined his art. He happened to pick up a garbage bag full of liquor bottle caps along the side of the road. The caps sat idly in his studio for months while…

    Artist to Know El Anatsui1
  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    Printed & Manuscript Americana at Swann April 15 Featuring a Noteworthy Collection of American Historical Prints

    Bernard Romans, An Exact View of the Late Battle at Charlestown, June 17th, 1775, engraving, 1776. Estimate $40,000 to $60,000. New York—Printed & Manuscript Americana is at Swann Galleries on April 15 with a selection of American historical prints from a private collection, material from the Revolutionary and Civil Wars,…

    Printed & Manuscript Americana at Swann April 15 Featuring a Noteworthy Collection of American Historical Prints1
  • Artists, Auction Industry

    Artist to Know: Dia Azzawi

    Christie’s Upcoming Calligraphy Sale Features 10 Lithographs by Iraqi Artist Dia Azzawi built his artistic career on a foundation of archaeology, calligraphy, and history. As a young artist attending classes in 1960s Baghdad, Azzawi understood the importance of connecting culture to politics. Art let Azzawi access the past while actively…

    Artist to Know Dia Azzawi1
  • 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 Industry

    The State of the Decorative Arts Market With David Rago

    David Rago, President of Rago Arts and Auction. Photo courtesy of the auction house. The world of fine decorative arts - items appreciated for their beauty, collectability, and function - includes century-spanning furniture, ceramics, crystal, glassware, lamps and lighting, and tableware, among others. Auction Daily spoke with David Rago, President…

    The State of the Decorative Arts Market With David Rago2
  • Exhibitions, Press Release

    With Steady Sales on Opening Weekend, Asia Week New York Extends Online Virtual Viewing Rooms to March 27

    New York: When Asia Week New York opened on Thursday, March 11, it was entering unchartered territory. Before the pandemic, galleries and auction houses were abuzz with international collectors, curators and Asian art enthusiasts seeking out treasures. While 13 New York galleries are open by appointment through March 20th, all…

    With Steady Sales on Opening Weekend, Asia Week New York Extends Online Virtual Viewing Rooms to March 27
  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    Fine Photographs at Swann March 11

    Irving Penn, Tulip.Tulipa: China Pink, New York, pigment print, 2006. Estimate $25,000 to $35,000. New York—Fine Photographs feature at Swann Galleries on March 11 with works spanning from the late 1800s to the 2000s with exceptional images from European and American masters including works by Alfred Stieglitz, Brassaï, Dorothea Lange,…

    Fine Photographs at Swann March 11-3
  • Auction Preview

    Works by Color Field Masters Take Center Stage in Upcoming Doyle Auction

    Kenneth Noland was a famous color field painter who worked mainly in plain colors and simple forms like stripes, bullseyes, and chevrons. The color field artist initially worked in Abstract Expressionism and later embraced the minimalist style. The upcoming Doyle auction will highlight a 1983 artwork titled Sand Glass by Kenneth Noland.…

    Sand Glass, 1983, acrylic on canvas by Kenneth Noland.
  • 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 Result

    A History of Notable Banksy Artworks Sold at Auction

    An anonymous street artist, Banksy first rose to prominence for his satirical stenciled art pieces in the 1990s. Though Banksy’s identity remains unknown to the public, his works have earned international attention. Over the years, a humorous take on politics has defined his work. His art often invites contemplation and…

    A History of Notable Banksy Artworks Sold at Auction1
  • Auction Preview

    Christie’s Will Offer Selection of Contemporary Asian Artworks

    Christie's upcoming auction will explore the world of contemporary Asian art with works from Walasse Ting, Tatsuo Miyajima, Aya Takano, Yayoi Kusama, and others. One of the leading lots is Walasse Ting’s acrylic painting. Ting was a 20th-century Abstract Expressionist celebrated for his vibrant palettes on rice paper. With fluorescent…

  • 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)
  • Artists, Auction Industry

    Masters on the Market: Elizabeth Catlett

    ‘Glory’ Sculpture by American-Mexican Artist Available at Wright After completing her undergraduate work at Howard University, a young Elizabeth Catlett pursued a Master of Fine Arts degree at the University of Iowa. She studied under American Gothic painter Grant Wood, whose advice changed the direction of her life. “Do something…

    Masters on the Market Elizabeth Catlett1
  • 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

    Around the Auction World: February 2021

    Collage of images from around the auction world. Photo credit from left to right: Christie’s, Rare Posters, Black River Auction. Collage by Pranit Dubey (Auction Daily). The deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and others last summer reignited discussions about racial biases in the United States and around the world.…

    Around the Auction World February 2021-3
  • Auction Preview

    Ludwig Bemelmans’ Illustrations From ‘Madeline’ Series Available at Sotheby's

    Sotheby’s Madeline and More: The Whimsical World of Ludwig Bemelmans auction offers a selection of paintings, illustrations, and sketches by 20th-century artist Ludwig Bemelmans. Among the available illustrations are several early Bemelmans works from his Madeline book series. This series follows the adventures of seven-year-old Madeline, a red-haired girl attending…

    Ludwig Bemelmans Illustration for 'Madeline and the Bad Hat' ("Pepito carried a bulging sack")
  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    550-plus Lots Of Chinese, Japanese & African Artifacts, Plus Paintings & Prints, Are In Converse Auctions’ East West Antique Auction, Feb. 27

    The auction will be online-only with previews by appointment only at the gallery in Paoli, Pa. All lots have a $10 starting bid; it’s a tactic designed to encourage people to bid early and bid often. Beautiful hand-painted Chinese bottle vase in a handsome presentation box, 12 inches tall, with…

    550-plus Lots Of Chinese, Japanese & African Artifacts, Plus Paintings & Prints, Are In Converse Auctions East West Antique Auction, Feb. 27
  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    With Something for Everyone, Lark Mason Associates Announces Single Owner Sale of Fine and Decorative Arts

    Henri Lebasque (French, 1865-1937), Woman Reading, Watercolor on Paper, c. 1910r. $4,000, est. $8,000-12,000 New York: When bidding opens on February 23rd for a single-owner sale presented by Lark Mason Associates on www.igavelauctions.com, collectors will have an eclectic assortment of furniture, decorative arts, paintings, prints and jewelry from which to…