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Category: Sculptures & Carvings

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    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
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    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.
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    Hindman Auctions to present Springborn Collection of Contemporary Craft sale this March

    Important Entrance Doors, 2004. Albert Paley. Estimate: $30,000-50,000. CHICAGO, IL.-Hindman Auctions will present the Springborn Collection of Contemporary Craft sale on March 23, 2021. The auction will feature furniture from respected collectors Robert and Carolyn Springborn, with works by renowned designers known for their contributions to the American studio craft movement,…

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    Sotheby’s Upcoming Auction Brings 2019 Pat Steir Painting

    The upcoming 80th Anniversary Charity Art Auction to Benefit the Norton Museum of Art, presented by Sotheby's, offers 90 pieces of fine art. An untitled 2019 painting from Pat Steir is among the leading lots. Pat Steir creates her paintings by splashing and dripping color on canvas: "I began looking…

    Pat Steir
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    Two Louise Nevelson Pieces Lead Fine Art Winter Sale at Barridoff Galleries

    While looking at Louise Nevelson's works, one onlooker commented on the creativity required “to make something beautiful out of nothing.” Wooden scraps like dowels, spindles, and furniture parts fill stacked boxes of Louise Nevelson’s Sky Cathedral (circa 1958). The sculpture, her first in black, is now hosted by the Museum…

    Louise Nevelson, Am. 1899-1988, Moon Zag III 1984, Wooden Sculpture painted black
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    Shannon’s Winter Online Fine Art Auction On Thursday, January 28th, Includes 123 Lots Of Fine Paintings, Drawings, Prints And Sculpture

    MILFORD, CONN. – Shannon’s Fine Art Auctioneers will host its first online auction of the year on Thursday, January 28th at 2 pm Eastern time. The sale includes 123 lots of American and European art from the 19th and early 20th centuries, Modern and Contemporary art, fine prints, sculpture and…

    Shannons Winter Online Fine Art Auction On Thursday, January 28th, Includes 123 Lots Of Fine Paintings, Drawings, Prints And Sculpture
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    Jean-Etienne Liotard’s Pastel Work Available in Upcoming Christie’s Auction

    A work from Jean-Etienne Liotard, titled Portrait of Philibert Cramer, will be available in an upcoming Christie's sale. Often described as porcelain-like, Swiss painter Jean-Etienne Liotard’s pastel portraitures exemplified his attention to detail. Explaining his method of painting, Neil Jeffares writes in the lot essay: “To achieve his highly enameled…

    JEAN-ETIENNE LIOTARD (Geneva 1702-1789)
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    Vintage Lithographs and Rare French Postcards Highlight Artelisted Sale

    In Tibetan Buddhism, a mandala painting is symbolic of the universe. Intricately executed, every detail has a meaning associated with it. One of the noteworthy lots in the upcoming auction of vintage lithographs, presented by Artelisted, is a Tibetan Buddhist mandala painting in cobalt blue. With its geometric configuration, the…

    YVES TANGUY Vintage Litho The Rapidity Of Sleep
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    Spin Art, Sketches, and Sculpture at Rago

    The Cuban artist collective known as Los Carpinteros dismissed individual authorship to embrace the ideals of artisans and laborers. To Los Carpinteros, art is always a collaborative effort. Several of the collective’s works are up for bid in the upcoming 20 | 21 Art auction, offered by Rago. Also in…

    Los Carpinteros, La Fuente
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    Christie's To Offer Post-War and Contemporary Art in Upcoming Sale

    A member of the Bay Area Figurative Movement, Joan Brown (1938 – 1991) was a painter who played a significant role in the local artistic community. Her painting style was characterized by the use of bold colors and symbolism with a personal touch. The upcoming Christie's auction of post-war and…

    Joan Brown (1938-1991) David with Statue of Mary Julia #2
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    Paintings from the Hairy Who lead Hindman’s Post War and Contemporary Art Sale

    Hindman’s upcoming Post War and Contemporary Art auction will feature a 1977 acrylic painting by Jim Nutt, a Chicago Imagist and founding member of the Hairy Who art group. Six art school graduates gathered in Chicago to form the group in the mid-1960s, combining forces to snag gallery space in…

    Jim Nutt (American, b. 1938) Shouldn't We Be More Carefull, 1977
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    Mark Bowles, Camille VandenBerge, and Other Artists Featured in Verge Center for the Arts Sale

    Known for his contemporary landscape paintings, Californian artist Mark Bowles is featured in the upcoming Verge Center for the Arts sale. In the auction is his 2020 acrylic painting titled Autumn. The painting depicts a horizon using shades of orange and red with a touch of blue and purple. A…

    Brandon Gastinell, RBG
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    Diverse Fine Art Sale Aims to Benefit the SMFA at Tufts University

    Mixed-media photographs by twin brothers Doug and Mike Starn highlight this buy-now sale benefitting the SMFA at Tufts University. The brothers’ work combines photographs with nontraditional materials to create three-dimensional-looking prints. Highlights from Doug and Mike Starn in this auction include The No Mind Not Thinks No Things Ribrin. With…

    DOUG STARN AND MIKE STARN, Diploma - nomdes
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    Richter To Calder: Bonhams’ Auction to Feature Post-War and Contemporary Artists

    This November, Bonhams will offer over 40 notable artworks by post-war and contemporary artists. Leading the sale is an oil painting from Gerhard Richter. Completed in 1988, this untitled piece comes from Richter’s Abstraktes Bild series. The series marked the peak of Richter’s career as he experimented with the idea…

    Alexander Calder
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    Bidsquare-Exclusive Auction Connects Contemporary and Historical American Art

    British painter David Shepherd was working as an aviation artist when he visited Kenya for the first time in the 1960s. The trip prompted the development of his now-iconic depictions of African wildlife. Available in Coeur d’Alene Art Auction’s upcoming sale is Serengeti Skies, a 1977 painting from Shepherd. “Although…

    David Shepherd (1931–2017)- Serengeti Skies (1977)
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    Painting by Francisco de Zurbarán Leads Shapiro Auctions Upcoming Fine Art Sale

    One of the most influential painters of the Spanish Baroque period, Francisco de Zurbarán was known for his still lifes and religious motifs. His stylistic development was mainly influenced by naturalism, which incorporated Caravaggio's approach to painting. An example of his work from circa 1638-1640 will be available at the…

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    Upcoming Auction by Hindman Explores Historical Pieces of Western Art

    Henry Farny’s paintings focused on recreating peaceful scenes of Native Americans living their everyday lives. His subjects were authentically presented and were shown in harmony with their natural environment. Moving Camp, one of Farny’s many noted works, depicts members of a tribe traversing a shallow river on their horses. The…

    Henry Francois Farny (American, 1847-1916) Moving Camp, 1905
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    30 years of ArtsThrive from Albuquerque Museum Foundation

    Inspired by nature’s ability to weave itself into a knot, the smooth and twisted metal of Gizmo seems to achieve the poetic harmony that sculptor Gino Miles aims for in his work. Like many of his monumental and abstract pieces, this stainless steel sculpture can be turned and rotated, challenging…

    Gino Miles, Gizmo
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    Rago’s Upcoming Sale Explores Modern and Contemporary Art

    “Art is a simplification of life,” American artist James Brooks told The New York Times in 1975. “A distillation of life with fewer impurities in it. Fewer elements, perhaps.” Brooks used these principles to develop his distinct paintings challenging calligraphy, color, and form. Two examples of his work, respectively titled…

    James Brooks, P.M
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    Impressionist & Modern Art

    Massimo Campigli’s Femmes Au Piano (Women at the Piano) is one of the featured lots in the upcoming Impressionist & Modern Art sale, presented by Sotheby’s. In the painting, a young woman plays the piano for another admiring woman. It shows Campigli’s fascination with the Etruscan art style as well…