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Tag: Constantin Brancusi

  • Auction Preview

    Impressionist & Modern Art

    Henry Moore was a prominent 20th-century sculptor known for his abstract bronze works. His style used organic curves and both animal and human forms to reflect the hills of his childhood home in Yorkshire. The upcoming Impressionist & Modern Art Auction, presented by Bonhams, offers a cast bronze piece by…

    EDGAR DEGAS
  • Auction Industry

    Collector Sues After Brancusi Sculpture Breaks in Two

    Le Poisson, a sculpture executed by Constantin Brancusi in the 1920s, was damaged and the owner is suing for $22.5 million. Brancusi's Le Poisson (1920-22, marble) before and after the damage. Who is at fault when an artwork worth over $20 million is damaged? That's exactly the predicament that French…

    Artemus
  • Auction Industry

    New Orleans Auction Galleries To Host Three-day Major Estates Auction

    Bernard Buffet New Orleans, LA (September 22, 2011) – New Orleans Auction Galleries, Inc. is pleased to announce its three-day Major Estates Auction, taking place Friday, September 30 through Sunday, October 2, 2011. The sale features 1,971 exquisite lots, with a special Friday afternoon session which includes 389 Asian lots,…

    New Orleans Auction Galleries To Host Three-day Major Estates Auction
  • Art Industry

    Rare Modigliani Sculpture Gifted to Kimbell Art Museum

    The Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth, Texas, announced last week the gift of a masterpiece of modern sculpture, a carved limestone Head (c. 1913), by the Italian artist Amedeo Modigliani (1884–1920). This important work was given in honor of Ted and Lucile Weiner by their daughter Gwendolyn Weiner. It is one of about…

    Rare Modigliani Sculpture Gifted to Kimbell Art Museum