17 Press Releases

Tag: Cindy Sherman

  • Auction Industry

    What to Expect From Christie’s 20th/21st Century Art Sale Series This March

    After a record-breaking year, Christie’s is expanding its spring sales lineup to include a stop in Shanghai. The 20th/21st Century Art auction series is a globetrotting affair that swings from the company’s London headquarters to its new offices at Bund One. Five live auctions will run in early March, plus…

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    Phillips Offers Early Experimental Photogram by László Moholy-Nagy

    For pioneering Bauhaus artist László Moholy-Nagy, photography offered a completely different viewing experience from the naked eye. The constructivist favored technology in his work and often experimented with both new and old artmaking techniques. He was particularly interested in photograms, which yielded realistic images without a camera by exposing photographic…

    László Moholy-Nagy Photogram
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    Cindy Sherman’s Untitled Clown Portrait Comes to Auction With Sotheby’s

    Explaining the concept behind her famous Clown series, photographer Cindy Sherman said, “When I started doing this series I started thinking of clowns as a whole race of people, but people just like anyone else. I thought I should do a housewife clown, a clown at the gym... I was…

    Untitled 425 mural-sized chromogenic print by Cindy Sherman.
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    Stills by Bernd & Hilla Becher, Cindy Sherman Lead Sotheby’s Contemporary Photographs Auction

    In the 1970s, when there was an explosion of photographic stills in mainstream media, Cindy Sherman presented women as complex lead characters. She often referenced Hollywood movies and actresses in her work. Sherman photographed herself playing various roles that enfranchise women. In Untitled #116, Sherman stares blankly into space, leaving…

    Bernd and Hilla Becher Water Towers
  • Auction Industry

    Sotheby’s Photographs Celebrates 50 Years by Auctioning 50 Masterworks

    Harry Callahan, Barbara and Eleanor, Chicago, 1953. Image from Sotheby’s. Sotheby’s Photographs department will celebrate its 50th anniversary with a major timed sale that crosses the Atlantic Ocean. The auction house will present 50 photographic masterworks, with lots 1 - 25 available in New York and lots 26 - 50…

    Sothebys Photographs Celebrates 50 Years by Auctioning 50 Masterworks5
  • Art World

    State of the Market: Looking Ahead in the Aftermath of the U.S. Elections

    As the heat of the U.S. elections begins to dissipate, the art market is turning toward the future. Issues relating to wealth inequality, art funding, and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic will continue to affect artists, galleries, and auction houses. Some are looking to 2021 as America edges away from the…

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    Richard Prince is an American photographer and Pop artist known for his rephotographed pictures. During the mid-1970s, Prince started working at Time Life. He sent article tear sheets from magazines to companies notifying them of their published advertisements. While working at the Time Life library, Prince started rephotographing these ads…

    Richard Prince (1949) - Untitled (Cowboy), 1980-1984
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    From A Universal Collector – The Olbricht Collection

    Cindy Sherman’s self-portraits have defined her artistic career after over four decades of development. By placing herself in different scenes and roles, she has intimately explored perceptions of feminism and representation. Van Ham’s upcoming auction of the Olbricht Collection will highlight three Sherman self-portraits, including a black-and-white print from her…

  • Auction Industry

    Van Ham to Offer Over 500 Works from the Olbricht Collection

    Thomas Olbricht (Photo Courtesy: Der Spiegel) The art world was disappointed in May when top German collector Thomas Olbricht announced the closure of his private museum, me Collectors Room Berlin. Now, the Essen-based doctor and scientist is unloading some 500 pieces from his private collection, including numerous works from his…

    Van Ham Art Auctions to Offer Over 500 Works from the Olbricht Collection1
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    László Moholy-Nagy is known for his innovations in photography. Moholy-Nagy developed residual images by placing various objects on photo-sensitive paper and exposing them to light. The Hungarian artist's works, associated with painting, printmaking, and design, capture his experiments with time, space, and light. The upcoming spring Photographs auction, offered by…

  • Auction Industry

    Kim Jones of Dior Men & Sotheby's Team Up For 'Contemporary Curated' Auction This March In New York

    Ed Ruscha, Oaks, Oats. 1977. Estimate: $200,000-300,000. Courtesy Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- Today Sotheby’s unveiled highlights from their Contemporary Curated sale on 6 March in New York. This season, Sotheby's welcomes guest curator Kim Jones, one of the fashion industry’s preeminent voices who currently serves as Artistic Director for Dior Men Ready-to-Wear and…

    Ed Ruscha, Oaks, Oats.
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    Photographs (Fotografia) Milan

    Luigi Ghirri was particularly interested in exploring landscapes and architecture through the lens of Conceptual Art. When exploring the ideas of his surroundings, Ghirri used early color photography and filters to evoke nostalgia.  A set of 33 Ghirri photographs will be offered in the upcoming Fotographia auction, offered by Milan-based…

    Cindy Sherman (1954)
  • Artists

    These Major Contemporary Artists Are Passionate Collectors of Outsider Art

    Helen RaeMay 10, 2019, 2019Andrew Edlin Gallery Susan Te Kahurangi KingUntitled, c. 1975Andrew Edlin Gallery Ever wondered what’s in Cindy Sherman’s art collection? Well, it certainly includes at least one quirky sculpture by Mr. Imagination, a Chicago-born outsider artist whose preferred media included bottle caps and molding sand. Sherman’s Mr. Imagination piece is a simple paintbrush that…

    May 10, 2019, 2019 Andrew Edlin Gallery
  • Press Release

    Keno Auctions Modern And Contemporary Sale Totals $1.2 Million

    New York – Leigh Keno’s October sale confirmed the strength of the modern and contemporary art market with sales totaling $1,200,000, exceeding the high end of the presale estimate of $650,000- $1,140,000. “With only 48 lots offered, the sell-rate was a healthy 80 per cent,” reported Leigh Keno. Telephone bidders…

    Keno Auctions Modern And Contemporary Sale Totals $1.2 Million
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    Prints & Multiples

    John Moran Auctioneers presents the upcoming Prints and Multiples auction, including screenprints, lithographs, silkscreens, and woodcuts. The work of artists such as Andy Warhol, Pablo Picasso, Marc Chagall, and Damien Hirst will be available. Especially highlighted is Warhol’s screenprint titled Kachina Dolls. The toys shown in this piece were originally…

    ANDY WARHOL (1928-1987 AMERICAN)
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    Phillips Auction

    Whether it be nudes, floral still life, or self-portraits that play with light, shadow, and composition, Robert Mapplethorpe’s works were mostly concerned with Classical quality of beauty. Along with Mapplethorpe's photograph, the auction organized by Phillips Auction discovers an array of photographs by prominent artists such as Cindy Sherman, Robert Frank, and…

    ROBERT FRANK - Parade, Hoboken, New Jersey, 1955/AuctionDaily
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    Art + Design

    The meticulously curated auction Art + Design by Wright features a collection of modern furniture and contemporary art that is both witty and bold.  The museum-quality compilation blends humor with designs that defy convention, with each piece chosen for its earned importance in the art community. Chairs and lamps are…