18 Press Releases

Tag: Banksy

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    The Queen of the Leica: Ilse Bing Print Sets Pace for Summer Curated and Groll Estate Auction

    Ilse Bing started her photographic journey sometime in 1931 with just a small Leica camera. Bing is also known as Queen of the Leica for being the first professional to wholeheartedly adopt the innovative technology of the 35mm single-lens camera. She wasn’t shy to experiment and be bold while shooting…

    Ilse Bing Silver Gelatin Print
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    Banksy Prints, Multiples, and More at Dane Fine Art

    Pseudonymously named England-based street artist Banksy is the subject of speculation and intrigue. His real name and identity remain unconfirmed, and his work often appears as graffiti. An active street artist since the 1990s, Banksy’s distinctive style is achieved at least in part with a stenciling technique. One of Banksy’s…

    Banksy, Flying Copper
  • Auction Industry

    Is Love Really in the Bin? Banksy’s Half-Shredded Painting Leads Sotheby’s Auction

    The evening of October 14th, 2021, will be an eventful one at Sotheby’s. The auction house will present work by modern and contemporary artists such as Banksy, Alighiero Boetti, Cy Twombly, Kazuo Shiraga, and Gerhard Richter. Banksy’s famous half-shredded painting, Love is in the Bin, leads the lots. Many available…

  • 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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    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)
  • 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
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    A History of Notable Banksy Artworks Sold at Auction

    An anonymous street artist, Banksy first rose to prominence for his satirical stenciled art pieces in the 1990s. Though Banksy’s identity remains unknown to the public, his works have earned international attention. Over the years, a humorous take on politics has defined his work. His art often invites contemplation and…

    A History of Notable Banksy Artworks Sold at Auction1
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    Brian Donnelly, who works professionally as KAWS, is an American artist whose figurative cast sculptures bridge the distance between fine and commercial art. KAWS formerly worked as a freelance animator for 101 Dalmatians. He also worked as a night graffiti artist, and these illegal paintings created a framework for his…

  • Auction Industry

    Artist to Know: Blek le Rat

    Screenprint from the “Godfather of Street Art” Offered in Signari Gallery Event Before the 1980s, there was little precedent for the stenciled graffiti that is now a hallmark of street art. The global art scene of the 70s was exploring post-modernism when a 20-year-old Frenchman named Xavier Prou stumbled across…

    Artist to Know Blek le Rat1
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    Prints & Multiples Monthly Online Auction

    The upcoming sale of Prints & Multiples, presented by Heritage Auctions, will offer glimpses of the surreal world of Salvador Dalí, André Brasilier, Joan Miró, and other celebrated artists. Featured in this auction is a set of three bound portfolios that contain color woodcuts by Dalí. These watercolor renditions reference…

    Lowell Nesbitt (1933-1993). Iris, 1981. Lithograph in colors on paper
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    Urban Art Monthly Online Auction

    Known as a painter, muralist, product designer, and toymaker, KAWS is a noted feature of the 20th-century art world. In 1999, KAWS visited Japan, where he created his signature Companion toy. Following its success, the Companion became a recurring figure in KAWS’ work. The upcoming Urban Art Monthly Online Auction,…

    Takashi Murakami (b. 1962). Hiropon II Bear Solar Citizen (two works), 1998. Polyester plush toy
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    Urban Art: And Then Online Auction

    The upcoming Urban Art online sale offered by Heritage Auctions will examine the meeting point between street art and Superflat art. Takashi Murakami, the Japanese contemporary artist who launched the latter movement, will be particularly highlighted in this event. Several lithographs from his And Then series will be available, as…

    KAWS X BE@RBRICK. Dissected Companion 1000%, 2008.
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    Modern & Contemporary Art – Online

    Featuring artists such as Francis Newton Souza and Banksy, John Moran Auctioneers offers a variety of fine art pieces in the upcoming Winter Modern + Contemporary auction. The sale particularly explores Cubism, Impressionism, and Abstract art alongside more contemporary works. One featured lot in this auction is a painting by…

    Carolina Caycedo
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    Self-Taught, Outsider & Folk Art – Nov. 9

    At the bottom of almost all his paintings, folk artist William Hawkins signed his works with the date July 27, 1895. For a painter active in the mid- to late 20th century, repeatedly marking his birthday might seem odd. However, Hawkins created his art with a passion and excitement for…

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    Important Prints and Multiples Day Sale

    Bansky, an anonymous English artist received a special status in the world of art. His work includes many powerful, often controversial images. While his artworks are renowned around the world, the painting of “Girl with Balloon” is a rare find.  The painting is a part of Important Prints and Multiples…

    Important Prints and Multiples Day Sale
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    RESULTS | Banksy Online Auction Totals £1,122,750 / $1,470,802 / €1,256,357

    Banksy: I can’t believe you morons actually buy this sh*t online auction totals £1,122,750 / $1,470,802 / €1,256,357 Auction result doubles pre-sale estimate of £587,000 100% Sold Registered bidders from 16 countries across 4 continents Top lot: Banksy, Girl with Balloon - Colour AP (Gold) realised £395,250 / $517,777 - Record for a Banksy print and…

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    Urban Art Signature Auction

    The Urban Art Signature auction, offered by Heritage Auctions, is an exhibition of urban style art and collectibles. This offering is anchored by a large selection of work by KAWS, which is the moniker and brand name (KAWS ONE) of American artist and designer Brian Donnelly. KAWS paintings, prints and…

  • Exhibitions

    Rlty Nyc Launches New Soho Office With Art Exhibit Curated By Hoerle-guggenheim Gallery

    Luxury real estate firm, RLTY NYC celebrated the grand opening of its SoHo office at 518 Broadway on Monday, May 11th with an unprecedented collection of artwork curated by Hoerle-Guggenheim Gallery. The company also disclosed its partnership with the gallery to provide fine art advisory services to its premier clientele. Tongue by Geronimo…

    Rlty Nyc Launches New Soho Office With Art Exhibit Curated By Hoerle-guggenheim Gallery