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Tag: Andy Warhol

  • Auction Industry

    10 Spooky Lots Coming to Auction This Halloween

    Halloween celebrates all things ghoulish, spooky, and odd, and auction houses are joining the fun. Auction Daily surveys the spookiest lots hitting the auction block this Halloween season. Andy Warhol, Little Electric Chair, 1964-65. Image from Larsen Art Auction. Larsen Art Auction - Andy Warhol Print For his Death and…

  • Auction Preview

    Prints From Pop Art Pioneers and Picasso Lead Upcoming Rago Auction

    Roy Lichtenstein turned images from popular culture to art, much like his contemporaries Andy Warhol and Robert Rauschenberg. Several works by Lichtenstein are available in Rago’s upcoming Prints + Multiples auction. Pop Art received criticism for focusing on mundane mass-produced objects and imagery. Lichtenstein changed that by drawing attention to…

    Pablo Picasso 1881–1973 Femme Couchée et Homme à la Guitare
  • Auction Result

    Around the Auction World: September 2021

    Photos from around the auction world in September of 2021. Image credit from left to right: Christie’s, Bonhams, and Annmaris/PIASA. Collage by Heemin Moon (Auction Daily). This September, collectors and art enthusiasts participated in a wide range of events. Many marked their calendars for the Swiss edition of Art Basel…

  • Auction Preview

    Harriet Whitney Frishmuth ‘Crest of the Wave’ Bronze Sculpture Available With Pook & Pook

    Leading the second session of Pook & Pook, Inc.’s upcoming Americana & International auction is Crest of the Wave. It is a bronze sculpture by Harriet Whitney Frishmuth, a leading sculptor of early 20th-century America. She is known for her energetic pieces that capture athletic nudes in motion, like Joy…

    Harriet Whitney Frishmuth bronze fountain
  • Auction Preview

    Bonhams Brings Important Works by Ed Ruscha, Andy Warhol, and Henri Matisse

    Bonhams’ upcoming Prints & Multiples Auction presents works from renowned American artists such as Ed Ruscha, Andy Warhol, and Richard Diebenkorn, to name a few. Included is Andy Warhol’s $. The stylized work belongs to the 1981 Dollar Sign series. Created with many silkscreens for a textured look, the piece…

  • Artists

    Masters on the Market: Andy Warhol

    The Celebrated Works That Defined an American Pop Art Icon American artist, social butterfly, and filmmaker Andy Warhol was the face of the 1960s Pop Art movement. Born Andrew Warhola Jr., Warhol played a fundamental role in making art accessible and recognizable to the masses. Warhol’s photographic silkscreen prints remain…

    Masters on the Market Andy Warhol1
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    Upcoming Splendor Auction Highlights Oil Painting From Wolf Kahn

    Landscape painter Wolf Kahn employed a vibrant palette to study forests, fog-shrouded mornings, and barns. “I am always trying to get to the danger point, where color either becomes too sweet or too harsh; too noisy or too quiet,” he said about this approach to painting. His works often demonstrate…

    Wolf Kahn (Ny/Vt/Germany, 1927-2020)
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    Italian Masters Canaletto and Giovanni Paolo Panini Lead Old Port Auctions Event

    At a young age, Giovanni Antonio Canal entered the artistic circles of early 1700s Venice. His father, Bernardo Canal, was a famous theater artist in his own right. The younger Canal learned scene painting from his father but was unsatisfied with his style. He eventually joined the growing Venetian school…

    Giovani Paolo Panini (1691 to 1765) - Attributed
  • Auction Preview

    Upcoming Bonhams Auction Offers Prints by David Hockney, Andy Warhol

    Throughout his career, David Hockney experimented with painting, drawing, printmaking, watercolor, and other media. In 1964, when Hockney moved to Los Angeles, he was inspired by the vibrant acrylic paintings of swimming pools. Pool made with Paper and Blue Ink for Book, an artwork by David Hockney, is available in…

  • Artists, Auction Industry

    Artist to Know: Lady Pink

    Shapiro Auctions Offers ‘Queen Matilda’ Graffiti Painting in Upcoming Sale When Sandra Fabara joined the underground graffiti scene of 1980s New York, she never set out to be an inspirational figure. She took to the streets while in high school and processed her tumultuous adolescence using cans of spray paint.…

    Artist to Know Lady Pink1
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    Mickalene Thomas Collage, Kenny Scharf Butterfly Jungle, and Andy Warhol’s Beatle Boots Lead Christie’s Contemporary Art Auction

    Christie’s upcoming First Open | Post-War & Contemporary Art auction will feature Mickalene Thomas’ 2011 collage titled Shinique: Now I Know. The collage consists of monochrome and color photographs, acrylic, and papers. In her collages, Thomas tries to give her subject visual authority because in their gaze lies their power.…

    Mickalene Thomas (b. 1971)
  • Auction Industry

    Phillips' London New Now Auction on 13 July to be led by Andy Warhol's Flowers

    Andy Warhol, Flowers. Acrylic and silkscreen ink on canvas, 24 x 24 in. (61 x 61 cm) Executed in 1964-65. Estimate: £1,000,000 - 1,500,000. Image courtesy of Phillips. LONDON.-Phillips announced highlights ahead of the New Now sale in London. The sale will be led by Andy Warhol, Gerhard Richter, KAWS, Banksy,…

  • Auction Preview

    Abington Auction’s Summer Sale Features Eyvind Earle’s Oil Painting

    American painter and illustrator Eyvind Earle pursued art from a young age. In 1951, he made a major breakthrough when he collaborated with Walt Disney Studios. Of his paintings, the artist once said, “I go to slightly lighter colors until little by little, the forms begin to take shape and…

    Eyvind Earle 'This Old Barn' Oil on Board
  • Auction Result, Press Release

    Fine Art Sales Roundup for Swann Galleries

    Modern & Post-War Art, Fine Photographs & Contemporary Art Bacchus, acrylic on panel. 1983. Sold for $57,500. New York—Auctions of Modern & Post-War Art, Fine Photographs and Contemporary Art at Swann Galleries in late May and early June 2021 brought in a total of $3,985,089 and at least 11 records. …

    Fine Art Sales Roundup for Swann Galleries1
  • Auction Result

    The Graffiti Spaghetti of Mr. Doodle

    Mr. Doodle. Image from Sotheby’s. “I want to label myself ‘Mr. Doodle’ – the person who doodles everywhere,” says Sam Cox. Better known as Mr. Doodle, Cox debuted in the auction industry last spring. In August of 2020, he became an art market sensation when his painting Spring (2019) sold…

    The Graffiti Spaghetti of Mr. Doodle1
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    Impasto Grid Painting by Alfred Julio Jensen Highlights Upcoming Brunk Auctions Sale

    Concrete abstract art painter Alfred Julio Jensen is famous for his grid-like paintings with vibrant colors. The artist was fascinated by numbers, patterns, and color theory. Encouraged by Saidie Alder, his patron, Jensen refined his work during the 1950s. He started to incorporate his knowledge of philosophy and systems into…

    Alfred Julio Jensen
  • Exhibitions

    Now Is the Time: Baltimore Museum of Art Exhibits New Works Acquired Through 2018 Deaccession

    This month, the Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) showcases pieces by underrepresented artists, funded by its 2018 deaccession of works by Robert Rauschenberg and Andy Warhol. The exhibition, titled ‘Now Is the Time: Recent Acquisitions to the Contemporary Collection,’ began on May 2nd and will run through July 18th, 2021.…

    Now Is the Time Baltimore Museum of Art Exhibits New Works Acquired Through 2018 Deaccession1
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    Roy Lichtenstein’s Important Contemporary Print Highlights Bonhams Sale

    Bonhams’ upcoming sale will present an important contemporary print from Roy Lichtenstein, a leading figure in the Pop Art movement. In the available Sweet Dreams Baby! print, Lichtenstein employs his signature Benday dots technique. The method is primarily used by comic strips and newspapers to indicate texture. According to the…

    ROY LICHTENSTEIN (1923-1997)
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    Palm Beach Modern Auctions Offers Spring Editions & Photography Event

    The Guardian described The Cremaster Cycle by filmmaker and artist Matthew Barney as “one of the most imaginative and brilliant achievements in the history of avant-garde cinema.” Three signed stills from Cremaster 2: The Ballad of Gary Gilmore will be available in the upcoming Spring 2021 Editions & Photography sale,…

    Matthew Barney Cremaster 2 Triptych, Signed Edition
  • Auction Result, Press Release

    Take It to the Banksy: Art World’s Revered Prankster and Provocateur Leads Heritage Auctions Event

    NOLA(White Rain) from 2018 realizes $162,500 to top ‘blockbuster’ April 22 Prints & Multiples sale Banksy_NOLA_White_Rain_2008_Heritage_Auctions DALLAS, Texas (April 23, 2021) – Heritage Auctions’ latest Prints & Multiples Signature Auction, held Thursday, fetched $1.9 million. That nearly doubled the pre-auction estimate for the 81-lot event, due in large part to the overwhelming…

    Take It to the Banksy Art Worlds Revered Prankster and Provocateur Leads Heritage Auctions Event1