7 Press Releases

Tag: Christopher Wool

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    Sotheby’s Presents the Macklowe Collection, Including Alberto Giacometti Sculpture

    Displayed in the upcoming Sotheby’s auction are 35 pieces of the 65-piece Macklowe Collection. Real estate developer Harry Macklowe and his wife Linda acquired an extensive art collection from some of the most notable modern artists of the 20th century during their nearly 60-year marriage. The marriage ended in 2016…

    Alberto Giacometti
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    Freeman’s Modern Art Sale Spotlights 20th-Century Abstraction

    Freeman’s Modern art auction, scheduled for this May, explores the growth and spread of Modernism. Starting with Post-War art, the catalog highlights the links between some of the 20th century’s leading artists. 56 works of fine art will hit the auction block on May 11th, 2021. Bidding will start at…

    Freemans Modern Art Sale Spotlights 20th-Century Abstraction1
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    Contemporary Curated

    This Contemporary Curated Sale, presented by Sotheby’s, offers more than 200 works of fine art. Highlighted among the lots is a painting from Kenneth Noland’s Target series, inspired by the Color Field art movement. Noland created these works by spreading thinned paint on a canvas and then moving his colors…

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    Artist to Know: Christopher Wool

    Phillips’ Evening & Day Editions Auction to Feature Works by Postmodern Artist In Christopher Wool’s early career, he spotted a white truck vandalized by the spray-painted words “sex” and “luv.” The stark simplicity of the image stuck with him for the next 15 years. Wool began creating black-and-white paintings covered…

    Artist to Know Christopher Wool1
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    Modern & Contemporary Prints & Multiples

    Five Andy Warhol prints will be presented in the upcoming Modern & Contemporary Prints & Multiples Auction. A leading figure in the Pop Art movement, Warhol was also recognized as a film director and producer. One of the highlighted Warhol lots is a screenprint in colors on Lenox museum board.…

    JOAN MIRÓ (1893-1983) Plate 16, from Album 19
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    Contemporary Art Day: An Online Auction

    Contemporary painter Christopher Wool is known for his black, stenciled artworks on white backgrounds. His works involve a variety of painting techniques, including screen printing and spray-painting aluminum. The upcoming Contemporary Art Day Auction, offered by Sotheby's, presents works by Wool and other blue-chip contemporary artists. Featured is a patterned…

    Contemporary Art Day Auction
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    Art, Press & Illustrated Books: Blake, Cocteau & Rackham—Fall 2019 Fine Books & Manuscripts At Auction October 10 Upcoming Highlights

    William Morris, News from Nowhere: or, an Epoch of Rest, Being Some Chapters from a Utopian Romance, Kelmscott Press, 1892. $2,000 to $3,000. The heart of this Art, Press & Illustrated Books section includes an array of rare livres d’artiste, private press and finely printed books, important works of typography and design,…

    Swann Galleries