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Category: Works on Paper

  • Auction Preview

    Sotheby’s Presents 16th-Century Old Master Drawings

    Old Master drawings, most of which have not appeared in the art market for at least 40 years, will be available in Sotheby's upcoming auction. The event features the Old Master drawings collection of Dr. John O’Brien. It will offer 16th- to 18th-century Italian drawings that Dr. John O’Brien has…

    Taddeo Zuccaro
  • Auction Preview

    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)
  • Auction Result

    Preliminary Auction House Results for 2020 Show Industry's Resilience

    Christie’s “relay” auction, held on July 10th, 2020, simultaneously in Hong Kong, Paris, London, and New York. Photo from Christie’s. Auction houses spent much of 2020 adapting to global lockdowns, like most industries. There were concerns in the spring about the dramatic shift towards online bidding and the prospect of…

    Preliminary-Auction-House-Results-for-2020-Show-Industrys-Resilience
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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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    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
  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    Works from the Collection of Founder of New York’s Chiron Press Feature in Contemporary Art at Swann

    Featuring Works by Louise Nevelson from the Collection of Albert Argentieri & Works from the Collection of Stephen Poleskie, Founder of Chiron Press New York—Contemporary Art is at Swann Galleries on Thursday, November 19 offering a selection of works on paper and multiples from the mid-twentieth century through the present.…

    Works from the Collection of Founder of New York’s Chiron Press Feature in Contemporary Art at Swann
  • Auction Preview

    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)
  • People, Press Release

    Swann Appoints Nigel Freeman & Rick Stattler as Vice Presidents

    Alexandra Mann-Nelson Appointed Chief Marketing Officer New York—As fall marks the beginning of a new auction season, Swann Galleries, a family-owned firm founded in 1942 and New York’s preeminent specialized house for books and works of art, appoints Nigel Freeman and Rick Stattler as Vice Presidents, and Alexandra Mann-Nelson as…

    Swann Appoints Nigel Freeman & Rick Stattler as Vice Presidents
  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    Quinn’s October 29 auction packed with rare signed books, works on paper, documents and Americana

    Featured: JFK-signed baseball, Chuck Close photo of Kate Moss, Letter from Gen. Grant to Abraham Lincoln, Dali-illustrated ‘Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland’ First U.S. six-volume edition of Victor Hugo’s Les Miserables, translated from the French and published in 1862 by Carleton (New York), estimate, $700-$900 FALLS CHURCH, Va. – Quinn’s Auction…

    Quinns October 29 auction packed with rare signed books, works on paper, documents and Americana
  • Auction Industry

    Bronze sculptures and works on paper by Erté and Louis Icart will be sold online by Neue Auctions on Saturday, Oct. 24

    All are from a private local collection. Also offered will be a smattering of additional lovely Art Deco pieces by other artists, 92 lots in all, at 11 am EDT. Pair of cold patinated and parcel gilt bronzes by Erté titled Zeus and Hera (1989), both signed by Erté and…

    Bronze sculptures and works on paper by Erté and Louis Icart will be sold online by Neue Auctions on Saturday, Oct. 24
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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
  • Auction Industry

    Newly-launched Greenhouse Auctions announces inaugural sale this December

    Shai Azoulay, Time Table, 2020. Courtesy of Shai Azoulay. NEW YORK, NY.-Greenhouse Auctions, a new model for supporting and discovering artists, today announced its inaugural sale to be held this December and the launch of a new art history scholarship through the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF). Consigning solely from…

    Newly-launched Greenhouse Auctions announces inaugural sale this December
  • Exhibitions

    New Gagosian Gallery in Athens opens with exhibition featuring Brice Marden

    Brice Marden, Years 3, 2011. Oil on marble, 17 3/8 x 31 1/2 x 7/8 in. 44.1 x 80 x 2.2 cm © 2020 Brice Marden/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo: Rob McKeever. Courtesy Gagosian. ATHENS.-Gagosian is presenting Marbles and Drawings, an exhibition of paintings and works on paper by…

    New Gagosian Gallery in Athens opens with exhibition featuring Brice Marden
  • Auction Preview

    Post War and Contemporary Art

    Alexander Calder, Mel Ramos, and Bob Thompson are just a few of the artists highlighted in the upcoming Post War and Contemporary Art auction, presented by Hindman. At the top of the sale is a sculpture by Alexander Calder, an American artist known for his abstract hanging sculptures made with…

    Alexander Calder (American, 1898-1976) Triple Cross, 1947
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    Museum of Wisconsin Art - SILENT Auction

    American contemporary artist Beth Lipman’s works address themes associated with materiality and temporality. Referencing the work of 16th and 17th-century European painters, she combines traditional glass-working techniques with conceptual themes. One of the highlighted lots in the upcoming Museum of Wisconsin Art Silent Auction, presented by the Museum of Wisconsin…

    BEN GRANT, Untitled, no. 110
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    Fine Prints & Photographs

    One of the most famous photographers of America, Ansel Adams, once said, “You don't take a photograph, you make it.” Adams believed the technique of capturing a photograph is in itself a fine art. This belief would later help throw light on the significance of conserving wilderness areas such as…

    Vija Celmins (Latvian-American, b. 1938) Untitled (Ocean)
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    Fine and Decorative Arts: Day 1

    Ed Ruscha is a multi-talented American artist known for his word paintings. As a child, Ruscha wanted to become a cartoonist and received training from artists such as Emerson Woelffer and Robert Irwin. In the1970s, Ruscha, along with fellow artists Jenny Holzer and Barbara Kruger, began incorporating written phrases in…

    Andy Warhol George Gershwin Screenprint
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    Spanierman Works on Paper

    American painter John Whorf was an acclaimed watercolorist of the 20th century. Whorf’s father, who was also an artist, introduced his son to commercial art and graphic design. Later in his life, Whorf was influenced by Charles W. Hawthorne’s bold style of painting. This September, the Spanierman Works on Paper…

    Edgar Alwin Payne, A Day's Preparation
  • Auction Industry

    Shannon's fall auction on September 17th features 230 quality artworks dating from the 19th century through contemporary

    The auction be presented in a 180-page color catalog filled with important paintings, drawings, prints and sculpture. Online bidding will be via Invaluable.com Acrylic on paper by Adolph Gottlieb (American, 1903-1974), Untitled, #30 (1970), signed, dated and numbered, 23 ¾ inches by 18 ¾ inches (est. $80,000-$120,000). MILFORD, CT, UNITED…

    Shannons fall auction on September 17th features 230 quality artworks dating from the 19th century through contemporary
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    Underground & Ultracontemporary Art

    Angelo Cricchi is an Italian artist known for his fashion photography. After leaving a career as a professional athlete to pursue art, Cricchi began to explore the influence of literature and history. In 2009, after the Gloomy Sunday at MAK (Wien) exhibition, his sophisticated and stylized portraits of women became…

    MR. KLEVRA (Rome, 1978)