21 Press Releases

Tag: Alexander Calder

  • 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 Result

    US artist's holiday park sculpture fetches millions

    The free-standing stabile was sold by the current owner of the holiday park Belambra Clubs. It was estimated to be worth between 2.5 and 3.5 million euros ($2.8-4.0 million). PARIS(AFP).- A huge sculpture by American artist Alexander Calder sold at auction in Paris on Wednesday for over 4.9 million euros, auctioneers…

    US artist's holiday park sculpture fetches millions
  • Auction Industry

    Artcurial announces highlights included in the Modern & Contemporary Art auction in Paris

    Chaïm Soutine, Les Figuiers, Céret © Artcurial. PARIS.- Important works by major 20th century artists will be presented by Artcurial in the prestigious sales of Impressionist & Modern Art and Post-War & Contemporary Art, to be held on the evening of Wednesday 8 July and the afternoon of Thursday 9 July. The Modern…

    Artcurial announces highlights included in the Modern & Contemporary Art auction in Paris
  • Auction Preview

    The Nation's Finest Antique Garden & Architectural- Day 1

    Kamelot Auctions presents over 450 pieces of furniture and decorative arts in the upcoming Nation's Finest Antique Garden & Architectural auction. A 1978 kinetic sculpture by Jerome Kirk, titled Four Red Rings, is highlighted. Especially influenced by Alexander Calder’s work, Kirk’s kinetic sculptures are finely balanced to move in pendular ways…

    19TH C. TERRACOTTA DRAPED FIGURE GARDEN STATUE
  • Press Release

    Hope in a strange world? An enigmatic landscape by one half of Surrealism’s ‘It couple’

    Surrealism included many female artists, but few were as singleminded as the American Kay Sage. Other Answers — a quintessential Sage painting — is offered for private sale In 1939, with clouds of war hovering over Europe, Kay Sage returned to the United States after more than two decades away. Her lover and fellow Surrealist, Yves Tanguy,…

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  • Auction Preview

    Art + Design Part 2

    Roberto Sebastian Matta was an Abstract Expressionist best known for his oil paintings. Matta’s art evolved from sketch drawings to his oil work, including his Inscape series. The upcoming auction presented by Wright will feature a graphite and crayon piece titled Pilar de l'Atlas by Matta. The mechanical lines and…

    Modern lounge chair.
  • Auction Preview

    Modern Art & Design: Spring 2020

    When American muralist and graffiti artist Keith Haring started drawing graphic lines and cartoon figures on the vacant billboards of New York City’s subway, the art scene was caught up with Conceptualism. His white-chalk graffiti drawings captured the attention of New Yorkers and earned him international recognition. Fascinated by cartoon…

    Modern Art & Design- Spring 2020
  • Auction Industry

    Phillips announces spring series of online-only auctions

    Donald Judd, Standing Writing Desk #40, Designed in 1984 and executed in 2012. Estimate: £5,000 - 7,000. Image courtesy of Phillips. NEW YORK, NY.- Beginning on 8 April, Phillips will host a series of themed, cross-category online-only auctions throughout April and May. An auction of Editions and Works on Paper will kick off…

    Phillips announces spring series of online-only auctions
  • Auction Preview

    Day 1: Fine Art And Selections From The Collector's

    Kamelot Auctions presents over 250 pieces of fine and decorative art in their upcoming auction. A lithograph by Alexander Calder, titled Comets, is one of the featured lots. Altering the course of modern art, Calder was best known for creating three-dimensional wire sculptures. However, he also worked with paintings and…

    VICTOR VASARELY VEGA COR SERIGRAPH ED
  • Exhibitions

    The Ultimate Selfies? National Portrait Gallery 'Eye to I' Traveling Exhibition Premieres March 24

    The term self-conscious takes on a whole new meaning in today’s social media era. At a time when millions of selfies are posted every day and identity is proving to be more fluid, this exhibition from the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery shines a new light on self-portraiture and representation.  The show was created to…

    Self-Portrait with Rita, by Thomas Hart Benton. Oil on canvas (c. 1924). National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution.
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    Contemporary Curated

    In the 1950s, Joan Mitchell emerged as a leading Abstract Expressionist at a time when few women artists were recognized. The upcoming Contemporary Curated auction, presented by Sotheby’s, will feature several works by Joan Mitchell. Explaining her expressive art experience in her works, she said, “Abstract is not a style.…

    Adolph Gottlieb
  • Artists

    The Art Of Living: 10 Things To Know About Charlotte Perriand

    A guide to the French designer who worked with Le Corbusier, and counted Fernand Léger and Alexander Calder among her friends. lllustrated with works offered at Christie’s Charlotte Perriand (1903–1999) was a French architect and designer, and one of the most acclaimed figures to have emerged from the studio environment around Le…

    The art of living: 10 things to know about Charlotte Perriand
  • Auction Preview

    Decorative Arts, Fine Art & Jewelry

    Two works from Èdouard Leon Cortès are on offer in the upcoming Decorative Arts, Fine Art, & Jewelry auction, presented by Bunte Auction Services, Inc. The son of a family of painters, Cortès focused on the beauty of Paris and its inhabitants within his paintings. One of the available works…

    EDOUARD CORTES ORIGINAL OIL PAINTING
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    20th Century Art + Design

    From Surrealism to optical art, John Moran Auctioneers offers a wide variety of fine art pieces in their upcoming 20th Century Art + Design auction. This includes works from the eras of Modernism, Impressionism, and abstract art, in addition to pieces of furniture, decorative art, and sculpture. One featured lot…

    VIOLA FREY (1933-2004 OAKLAND, CA)
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    La Ménagerie

    Throughout his career, French sculptor François-Xavier Lalanne merged the imaginative with the tactile. His dual-purpose furniture pieces reflect his artistic perspective; he once said, “It is, after all, easier to have a sculpture in an apartment than to have a real sheep. And, it’s even better if you can sit…

    FRANÇOIS-XAVIER LALANNE (1927-2008)
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    Post War and Contemporary Art Auction

    “Grand Hotel-Hotel Taglioni” is an art in a white wooden box by an American collagist,  Joseph Cornell. Joseph Cornell was an artist who elevated a box to an art form. His works were based on everyday experiences, or in his words "the beauty of the commonplace." With the use of…

    Jean Michel Atlan (French, 1913-1960)/Auctiondaily
  • Auction Industry

    Toomey & Co. Auctioneers to hold 'Interiors' sale on October 6

    Roy Lichtenstein, As I Opened Fire (triptych), circa 1966. Color lithograph. Estimate $300-500. Toomey & Co. Auctioneers will hold its fall Interiors auction with almost 700 lots of fine and decorative artworks, sculpture, early 20th century and modern furniture, art pottery, lighting, and more. While the range of material available will…

    Toomey & Co. Auctioneers to hold ‘Interiors’ sale on October 6
  • Auction Preview

    Contemporary Curated

    Sotheby's Contemporary Curated auction is a powerful exhibition of the post-war period. The auction presents works from The Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland, and The Drawing Center as well as from private collections. It is curated by renowned chef Massimo Bottura. The resulting selection proves that a passion for food…

    Kerry James Marshall/Auctiondaily
  • Press Release

    Moran’s August Studio Fine Art Auction Realized Strong Prices For Artists From Around The Globe

    · Prints from the notable artists brought out the collectors· Inspiring views of California captured attention· Works from around the world feature prominently in the auction Lot #2001 Joichi Hoshi (1921-1979 Japanese) "Trunk and Branches," 1973, woodblock on paper, price realized: $3,437 Moran’s August 25th Studio Fine Art auction was…

    Moran’s August Studio
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    20th Century Art & Estate Jewelry

    For an artist who believed surrealism is the destruction of shackles limiting one’s vision, Salvador Dali truly has done justice to the statement with his visionary works on Surrealism. Along with the art of Dali, 20th Century Art & Estate Jewelry Auction by Kodner Auctions brings forth variation in items, from 20th-century pieces…

    20th Century Art & Estate Jewelry/Auctiondaily