21 Press Releases

Tag: Alberto Giacometti

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    AAA Auction Gallery, Inc. Includes Cartier, Van Cleep & Arpels in Upcoming Auction

    AAA Auction Gallery, Inc. will host the Holiday, Estate Jewelry, Russian Bronze Sculptures auction. Jewelry from Cartier’s Panthere de Cartier collection and a platinum diamond necklace from Van Cleep & Arpels will be available, as will bronze sculptures and Russian figural kovshs. The Panthere de Cartier line is a nod…

    Panthere De Cartier Diamond Bracelet Size 17
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    A 25-Million-Dollar Abstract Painting by Willem de Kooning Leads Sotheby’s Sale of the David M. Solinger Collection

    A 25-million-dollar collage by Willem De Kooning (1904 – 1997) leads Sotheby’s upcoming The David M. Solinger Collection Evening Auction. The Dutch-born American artist was considered to be one of the greatest post-war Abstract Expressionist painters. Early in his career, de Kooning only painted men before he was encouraged to…

    Willem De Kooning
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    Billings Presents Giacometti Replica Andirons From the Nelson Rockefeller Collection

    The grandson of Standard Oil Company magnate John D. Rockefeller, Sr., Nelson Rockefeller made his name in politics. He served as the 41st Vice President of the United States under Gerald Ford, as well as a four-term governor of New York. Rockefeller was also an avid collector of Modern art…

    After Alberto Giacometti, Andirons (2)
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    From Museum-Worthy Renoir Paintings to Qing Dynasty Antiques, Millea Bros. Presents Three-Day Extravagant Auction

    The upcoming auction by Millea Bros. is a three-day event that will showcase more than 1,000 lots. The first day features Modern art. Highlights include a Fernand Léger gouache, a Richard D. MacDonald bronze sculpture, Alberto Giacometti drawing, and works from the collection of Wolf Kahn & Emily Mason. Kahn and Mason…

    Pierre-Auguste Renoir (attrib.), oil on canvas
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    Mark Rothko’s Color Field Artworks Featured in Upcoming Sotheby’s Sale of the Macklowe Collection

    Mark Rothko was an abstract artist famous for his color field artworks with rectangular sections. His paintings were known for their carefully curated shapes, color, depth, balance, scale, and composition. In 1949, the painter invented his signature composition involving vertically set rectangular shapes. These shapes were full of dark hues…

    Jeff Koons
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    Surrealist Painting by René Magritte Comes to Auction After 70 Years in Private Hands

    A long-hidden René Magritte painting from the 1930s will make its auction debut with Bonhams on December 7th, 2021. The piece, titled Torse nu dans les nuages, comes from the collection of Swiss-American artist and art patron Amalia de Schulthess. It has a presale estimate of USD 6 million to…

    Duane Michals, Magritte Tipping Hat, 1965. Image via the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, inv. 12229. © Succession of Duane Michals.
  • Auction Industry

    Sotheby’s Prepares to Auction the Macklowe Collection, Worth $600 Million

    The storied and highly contested Macklowe Collection will finally make its auction debut with Sotheby’s on November 15th, 2021. After years of contentious divorce proceedings, Harry and Linda Macklowe agreed to sell 64 major pieces from their collection. Sotheby’s will present half of the offerings this November and the rest…

    Alberto Giacometti, Le Nez, cast in 1965. Image from Sotheby’s.
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    Sotheby’s Presents the Macklowe Collection, Including Alberto Giacometti Sculpture

    Displayed in the upcoming Sotheby’s auction are 35 pieces of the 65-piece Macklowe Collection. Real estate developer Harry Macklowe and his wife Linda acquired an extensive art collection from some of the most notable modern artists of the 20th century during their nearly 60-year marriage. The marriage ended in 2016…

    Alberto Giacometti
  • Auction Result

    State of the Market: Auction Houses and Art Fairs Plow Ahead in 2021’s Third Quarter

    The art world finished the summer season flush with high sales results and the enthusiastic return to live art fairs. New market reports offer a clearer view of the COVID-19 pandemic’s long-term impact on the art world. Additionally, the strengths and weaknesses of NFTs have come under increased scrutiny. After…

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    How Did the GameStop Short Squeeze Affect Art Collectors?

    In late January of 2021, an unlikely connection emerged between Reddit users, GameStop, and some of the biggest names on Wall Street. Steve Cohen and Kenneth Griffin, two of the art world’s wealthiest collectors, were affected by a newsmaking stock market short squeeze. Both billionaires have placed record-breaking bids at…

    How Did the GameStop Short Squeeze Affect Art Collectors4
  • Auction Industry

    The Private Collection of Pierre Le-Tan Comes to Auction

    “Like drawing, I’ve been collecting since I was very young. My apartment is a mess, but it’s filled with all the things—inherited things, bought things, my children’s things— that I love,” said French illustrator Pierre Le-Tan about his private collection. He began collecting at the age of seven, a hobby…

    The Private Collection of Pierre Le-Tan Comes to Auction1
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    The Public Beginnings of a Privately-Sold Giacometti

    Grande femme I on display. Photo from Sotheby’s. On Tuesday, bidding closed on Grande femme I, an Alberto Giacometti sculpture offered by Sotheby's. The starting bid was USD 90 million. Beyond that, any information about who purchased the sculpture and for how much will stay confidential. Sotheby's vice chairman, Brooke…

    The Public Beginnings of a Privately-Sold Giacometti1
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    MarinMOCA - Silent Auction

    Jeff Downing is a San Francisco ceramist noted for his emblematic and humorous sculptures. Born and raised in New York, Downing initially wanted to try his hand at music. However, his first introductory class of ceramics altered his career path. Moved by the experimental nature of ceramic art, Downing soon…

    Jaleh Etemad Portrait of Marie Therese - PIcasso Series
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    Virtual Fine Art Auction From Sotheby’s Reaches $192.7 Million

    Unexpected results came in for one of the last major Sotheby’s auctions of the summer, held on July 28th, 2020, in London. 65 works came under the hammer, broadcast to bidders via live stream. The sale, called “Rembrandt to Richter,” brought together many leading names in art from the last…

    Virtual Fine Art Auction From Sothebys Reaches $192.7 Million4
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    Design

    A Swiss sculptor, painter, printmaker, and draftsman, Alberto Giacometti (1901–1966) lived mostly in Paris but often paid visits to his hometown of Borgonovo to connect with his family and art. Surrealism and Cubism were the two major artistic styles that influenced his body of works. One of the highlights of…

    YOICHI OHIRA
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    Phillips announces livestreamed Design Auction featuring important works

    Charlotte Perriand, Unique sideboard, 1926. Brazilian rosewood, kingwood, ebonized wood, chromium-plated metal, glass, mirrored glass. 40 3/8 x 87 1/8 x 22 7/8 in. (102.6 x 221.3 x 58.1 cm). Estimate: $40,000 - 60,000. Image courtesy of Phillips. NEW YORK, NY.-Phillips announced the forthcoming Design auction featuring a curated selection of…

    Phillips announces livestreamed Design Auction featuring important works
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    Phillips' live auctions resume in London with rare works of design

    Gio Ponti, ‘Distex’ armchair, model no. 807, circa 1954. Estimate: £12,000 - 18,000. Image courtesy of Phillips. LONDON.- Following a rescheduled Spring season of sales, Phillips announced that live auctions will resume in London with the upcoming Design auction on 19 June. The pre-sale public viewing is currently set to happen by appointment…

    Phillips' live auctions resume in London with rare works of design
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    These auction items are out of this world. No, really.

    A piece of the Murchison meteorite that hit Australia in 1969 is displayed in New York on March 6, 2020. It is among space rocks to be included at an auction by Christie’s. Karsten Moran/The New York Times.by Kevin Coyne After an immeasurable journey through time and space, a craggy…

    These auction items are out of this world. No, really.
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    Fine Art, Glass, and Antiques

    Prominent lithographer and painter Louis Abel-Truchet’s love for Paris is visible in his paintings, depicting the life of the city. His Impressionist paintings and Parisian landscapes are particularly sought after. Revere Auctions offers an oil painting titled Le Dejeuner au Jardin by Abel-Truchet in the upcoming Fine Art, Glass, and Antiques auction. …

    Louis Abel-Truchet Le Dejeuner au Jardin Oil on Canvas
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    20th Century & Contemporary Art Evening Sale

    The upcoming 20th Century & Contemporary Art Evening Sale presented by Phillips Auction offers a curation of fine art. This sale gathers artworks by key artists of the 20th century, including Joan Miro, Roy Lichtenstein, and Jean-Michel Basquiat. Paintings, pop-art prints, mixed media works, sculptures, and other mediums will be…

    YOSHITOMO NARA