12 Press Releases

Tag: Alberto Giacometti

  • Art World

    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
  • Auction Result

    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
  • Auction Preview

    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
  • Auction Result

    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
  • Auction Preview

    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
  • Auction Industry

    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
  • Auction Industry

    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
  • Auction Industry

    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.
  • Auction Preview

    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
  • Auction Preview

    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
  • Auction Preview

    Cartier VCA Jewelry Russian Bronzes Artwork

    The upcoming Cartier VCA Jewelry Russian Bronzes Artwork Auction by Allure Auction Company is truly a collection of luxury.  Resplendent with diamonds, emeralds, and rubies, the jewelry portion contains many pieces with impressive pedigrees. Names like Bulgari, Cartier, and Tiffany & Co are all represented.  Intricate Russian enamel work elevates…

    Allure Antique Auction Company