8 Press Releases

Tag: Amoako Boafo

  • Auction Industry

    Auction prices that take your breath away

    Nicolas Party, Untitled (Landscape), 2013. Estimate: $60,000-80,000. Image courtesy of Phillips.by Ted Loos NEW YORK(NYT NEWS SERVICE).- Sale prices that wildly exceed expectations give a jolt of excitement to art auctions. In the prepandemic days of live audiences, a gasp from the crowd might be heard. Though much of the action…

    Auction prices that take your breath away.
  • Art Industry

    Puzzles With Purpose Initiative Features Work of Top Artists In Puzzle Sales to Benefit Relief Efforts

    A benefit sale of Collector Edition Jigsaw Puzzles featuring the work of today's leading artists has kicked off.   More than 70 contemporary artists including Amoako Boafo, Will Cotton, Justin Lowe and Jonah Freedman, Nir Hod, Matthew Day Jackson, Idris Khan, Louise Lawler, Marilyn Minter, Carrie Moyer, Andres Serrano, Kenny Scharf, Kay…

    Puzzles With Purpose Initiative Features Work of Top Artists In Puzzle Sales to Benefit Relief Efforts
  • Auction Industry

    Christie’s Event Provides New Model to Offer and Celebrate the Work of Black Artists

    Tuesday June 23, 2020, Protester, Defund the Police Rally, City Hall by Accra Shepp. Photo courtesy of Christie’s. 22 Black artists are represented in Christie's "Say It Loud (I'm Black and I’m Proud)" event. The private sale and exhibition, which ends on August 21st, is different from most presented by…

    Christies Event Provides New Model to Offer and Celebrate the Work of Black Artists3
  • 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 Industry

    Phillips New Now Sale to include works by Eddie Martinez, Oscar Murillo, Anish Kapoor, and Amoako Boafo

    Karel Appel, Untitled. Executed in 1963. Paper collage, acrylic and oil stick on paper, 70.2 x 100.7 cm (27 5/8 x 39 5/8 in.) Estimate £10.000-15,000. Image courtesy of Phillips. LONDON.-Phillips announced highlights ahead of the New Now auction in London on 15 July 2020. Featuring 235 lots, New Now will…

    Phillips New Now Sale to include works by Eddie Martinez, Oscar Murillo, Anish Kapoor, and Amoako Boafo
  • Auction Preview

    Dialogues: Modern and Contemporary Art

    Described by The Art Story as “part jazz-age femme fatale, libertine, and social climber, and part canny self-promoter, self-styled experimental artist,” Tamara de Lempicka spent a lifetime challenging social norms. She was a Polish painter traditionally associated with the Art Deco movement, a style she combined with Italian Renaissance themes. Lempicka’s…

    SIR PETER BLAKE (B. 1932)
  • Auction Industry

    Powerful portraits by Amoako Boafo offered at Bonhams Modern & Contemporary Art sale

    Amoako Boafo (B. 1984), Portrait of a Young Lady, 2018. 30.5 x 30.2 cm. Estimate: £6,000 - 9,000. Photo: Bonhams. LONDON.- Two works by the rising star and much-admired artist of Art Basel Miami 2019, Amoako Boafo, Portrait of a Young Lady, and Portrait of a Young Man, will feature in Bonhams Modern…

    Powerful portraits by Amoako Boafo offered at Bonhams Modern & Contemporary Art sale
  • Auction Preview

    Connect / Reflect / Collect A Selection Of Contemporary Art

    Amoako Boafo's Cobinnah with Yellow Nails is one of the highlighted lots in the upcoming Connect/Reflect/Collect auction, presented by Phillips. In the portrait, Cobinnah smiles and looks away from the viewer. By guarding their face, Cobinnah reveals to the viewer their yellow nail polish. Throughout his career, Boafo has used…

    ANDY WARHOL