16 Press Releases

Tag: Contemporary

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    Dialogues: Modern and Contemporary Art

    Described by The Art Story as “part jazz-age femme fatale, libertine, and social climber, and part canny self-promoter, self-styled experimental artist,” Tamara de Lempicka spent a lifetime challenging social norms. She was a Polish painter traditionally associated with the Art Deco movement, a style she combined with Italian Renaissance themes. Lempicka’s…

    SIR PETER BLAKE (B. 1932)
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    Ancient | Near-Eastern | Asian Art

    The upcoming Ancient | Near-Eastern | Asian Art sale, presented by Artemis Gallery, highlights a painting by Masoud Yasami. An Iranian American artist, Yasami’s abstract multi-dimensional works deal with space, color, illusion, balance, and chaos. He uses a variety of mediums and materials to create his works. As the artist says, “For…

    Chinese Shang Dynasty Bronze Lidded Vessel (You)
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    20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale, Afternoon Session

    The afternoon session of the 20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale, presented by Phillips, brings to auction over 100 fine art pieces. Featured among these lots is a painting from Damien Hirst's Spin series, inspired by psychedelic imagery. Hirst creates these works by throwing paint at a canvas attached…

    PAULINA OLOWSKA
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    Connect / Reflect / Collect A Selection Of Contemporary Art

    Amoako Boafo's Cobinnah with Yellow Nails is one of the highlighted lots in the upcoming Connect/Reflect/Collect auction, presented by Phillips. In the portrait, Cobinnah smiles and looks away from the viewer. By guarding their face, Cobinnah reveals to the viewer their yellow nail polish. Throughout his career, Boafo has used…

    ANDY WARHOL
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    Contemporary Art Online

    Andy Warhol created many artworks when considering consumerism and celebrity culture. Shoes, in particular, played an important role in Warhol’s career as a commercial artist. Many women’s footwear advertisements in the 1950s were later satirized by Warhol. An example of his work is available in the Contemporary Art Online Auction,…

    David Hockney
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    Modern & Contemporary Art

    The upcoming Modern & Contemporary Art auction presented by Heritage Auctions includes artworks from Abstract Expressionism, Pop Art, Modernism, and more. The sale is led by a figural painting from Wayne Thiebaud, an American painter. Throughout his career, Thiebaud continually explored still life paintings of everyday objects and edible treats.…

    Robert Arneson (1930-1992). Wet Eyes, 1991. Glazed ceramic.
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    Abstracted: Post-War & Contemporary Art

    When Tadeusz Kantor, the noted playwright, began painting, the public mostly disregarded his efforts. "[N]o one knew whether he was to be seen as an important theatrical figure or as a visual artist," writes the art magazine Frieze. But nearly thirty years after his death, the upcoming Abstracted: Post-War &…

    Bruno Romeda - Carré
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    Design Signature Auction

    Design Signature Auction by Heritage Auction kicks off with a cherished item from the DeWitt & Lila Acheson Wallace Garden at Colonial Williamsburg in Virginia. The item is a garden bench that defies the norms and has a very unique design and structure. Such an unprecedented piece is sure to…

    Design Signature Auction
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    Contemporary Photographs

    Sotheby’s third annual Contemporary Photographs auction in New York is a showcase of significant contemporary works by the likes of David Hockney, Cindy Sherman, Robert Rauschenberg, Philip-Lorca diCorcia, Wolfgang Tillmans, Richard Prince, Annie Leibovitz, and many more. Of the many fine pieces up for bid, those that are likely to…

    Contemporary Photographs
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    Contemporary Asian Art Online Only Auction

    The Contemporary Asian Art Auction, offered by Heritage Auctions, is a relatively small collection of handpicked art. Of the featured lots creating early interest are two lithographs by Zhang Xiaogang, a contemporary Chinese symbolist and surrealist painter. His stylized portraits—examples of which you will find here—are of Chinese people with…

    Contemporary Asian Art Online Only Auction/AuctionDaily
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    MCM Furniture, Art & Decor Auction

    Bruneau & Co. Auctioneer’s upcoming September MCM Furniture, Art, & Decor Auction features impeccably preserved mid-century pieces from several New England estates. Go straight to the MCM sources that continue to inspire contemporary designers’ work today with the classic clean lines and bold colors. The auction is a wonderful opportunity…

    Bruneau & Co. Auctioneer’s
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    South Asian Modern + Contemporary Art

    Christie's South Asian Modern + Contemporary Art auction is an important collection of over 100 works by early pioneers of modern South Asian art as well as contemporary artists from the region.   Present are a group of early paintings by members of the Progressive Artists’ Group including Sayed Haider…

    South Asian Modern + Contemporary Art/AuctionDaily
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    Mid Century, Custom, Contemporary, Decorative Accessories, Art Auction

    Nadeau’s Auction Gallery has recently had the opportunity to make their auctions larger and better. They have succeeded with the Mid Century, Custom, Contemporary, Decorative Accessories, Art Auction. The auction offers Mid-century modern art, furniture, and accessories. Mid-century modern art is generally referred to art created between the mid-1940s through…

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    The Michael J Kittredge Collection

    The Michael J Kittredge Collection auction offered by Rafael Osona Auctions features many furnishings from the Kittredge family estate “ACKlandia” on Nantucket Island.  After amassing a large fortune in the candle business, the Kittredges formed the Kittredge Foundation, supporting many Massachusetts hospitals and schools, and cultivated a large decorative arts…

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    Palm Beach Collections

    The upcoming Palm Beach Collection auction offered by Hindman features a diverse collection of pieces that span from the 17th to 20th century and includes furniture, decorative arts, and paintings, among other categories.  With over 643 pieces and bids beginning from $10 to $2,500, here is an opportunity to acquire…

    PR-237 Palm Beach Collections by Hindman
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    Jewelry and Timepieces: Discovery Auction

    The upcoming Jewelry and Timepieces: Discovery Auction by Cowan’s Auctions features high quality items that range from antique to contemporary. Each timepiece has been chosen for its craftsmanship, and highlights include a 1940’s gold wristwatch by Patek Phillipe, a rose gold watch by Longines, and a handsome sterling silver WWI…

    PR-210 Jewelry and Timepieces Discovery Auction by Cowans Auctions