34 Press Releases

Tag: David Hockney

  • 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
  • Auction Result

    The World’s Largest Painting: From Lockdown Project to Auction Record

    While the world was in lockdown, Sacha Jafri set to work on an ambitious new project: making the world’s largest painting. Jafri developed the idea while experiencing delays, cancellations, and disappointments caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The artist, who splits his time between Dubai, London, and New York, felt a…

    The Worlds Largest Painting From Lockdown Project to Auction Record1
  • Auction Preview

    Artworks by Old Masters and 21st-Century Icons Share the Spotlight in Upcoming Evening Sale

    Edvard Munch was an Expressionist painter best known his iconic painting titled The Scream. The Norwegian artist explored the human psyche to create symbolic scenes. Munch’s artworks mainly captured human emotions like love, fear, anxiety, and death. The upcoming Sotheby’s evening sale will feature artworks by Old Masters and 21st-century…

    Edvard Munch Summer Day or Embrace on the Beach (The Linde Frieze)
  • Auction Industry

    Artist to Know: Mona Hatoum

    Sotheby’s Greets International Women’s Day With Minimalist Chair Sculpture Mona Hatoum’s art often holds a web of contradictions. Her early performance work carried distinct political undertones designed to challenge her audience. Gradually, though, the Palestinian artist moved into abstraction. Hatoum invites the viewer to ask critical questions. “I’m working with…

    Artist to Know Mona Hatoum1
  • Auction Industry

    Abell Auction Co. hosts Important Fine Art, Antiques and Jewelry Sale on February 21

    William Wendt, California Landscape. Estimate: $50,000-70,000. LOS ANGELES, CA.-Abell Auction Co. will host an important fine art, antiques, 20th century design and fine jewelry auction on Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021 at 10 a.m. PST. Featuring property from prominent California estates, the online-only sale will offer a 23.73 carat Colombian emerald ring…

    Abell Auction Co. hosts Important Fine Art, Antiques and Jewelry Sale on February 21
  • Auction Industry

    The Private Collection of Pierre Le-Tan Comes to Auction

    “Like drawing, I’ve been collecting since I was very young. My apartment is a mess, but it’s filled with all the things—inherited things, bought things, my children’s things— that I love,” said French illustrator Pierre Le-Tan about his private collection. He began collecting at the age of seven, a hobby…

    The Private Collection of Pierre Le-Tan Comes to Auction1
  • Auction Preview

    Two Louise Nevelson Pieces Lead Fine Art Winter Sale at Barridoff Galleries

    While looking at Louise Nevelson's works, one onlooker commented on the creativity required “to make something beautiful out of nothing.” Wooden scraps like dowels, spindles, and furniture parts fill stacked boxes of Louise Nevelson’s Sky Cathedral (circa 1958). The sculpture, her first in black, is now hosted by the Museum…

    Louise Nevelson, Am. 1899-1988, Moon Zag III 1984, Wooden Sculpture painted black
  • Auction Preview

    Property From the Estate of Mrs. Henry Ford II Comes to Auction

    A French abstract painter, Olivier Debré (1920 – 1999) was influenced by the works of Pablo Picasso and André Lanskoy. Debré moved to abstraction from figurative painting in 1941 after a visit to Pablo Picasso’s studio brought about a change in his style of work. Equally significant was the impact…

    Olivier Debre
  • Auction Result

    Phillips' Contemporary Art Evening Sale Captures $134.6 Million, Breaks House Records

    Several Emerging Artists Set New Benchmarks, Including Amy Sherald, Titus Kaphar, and Matthew Wong Phillips' 20th Century and Contemporary Art evening sale came to a magnificent end on December 7th, 2020, raising a record USD 134.6 million. The figure showed a nearly 25% increase from the same auction last winter…

    Phillips-Contemporary-Art-Evening-Sale-Captures-134.6-Million-Breaks-House-Records1
  • Auction Preview

    Hockney, Basquiat, and Still Headline Contemporary Art Evening Sale

    David Hockney's Nichols Canyon is among the highlights of Phillips' upcoming 20th Century & Contemporary Art Evening Sale. The painting illustrates Hockney's daily drive from his home atop Nichols Canyon in the Hollywood Hills down to his studio. "I look down on Hollywood," says Hockney about the commute with a…

    David Hockney Nichols Canyon
  • Auction Industry

    World’s First Mixed Reality Artwork from Marina Abramović Comes Under the Christie’s Hammer

    In February of 2019, visitors to London’s Serpentine Galleries found themselves face-to-face with a holographic version of Marina Abramović. The Serbian conceptual artist had created her first Mixed Reality (MR) performance to be viewed through a headset. Audience members were able to watch as a digital Abramović walked around an…

    Worlds First Mixed Reality Artwork from Marina Abramović Comes Under the Christies Hammer
  • Auction Preview

    Prints and Multiples

    Beginning in the early 1960s, American artist, film director, and producer Andy Warhol became a leading figure in the Pop Art movement. He was best-known in his early career for his depictions of Campbell’s soup cans and Coca-Cola bottles. Warhol’s fame grew from there until he died in 1987. Highlighted…

    Jasper Johns (American, b. 1930) Corpse and Mirror, 1976
  • Auction Industry

    Christie's announces London Editions Prints & Multiples Online Sales

    Banksy, Morons (Sepia), 2007. Estimate: £20,000-30,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. LONDON.- London Editions presents three online-only sales dedicated to prints, multiples and editions tracing artistic production from modern to contemporary artists, all of which are open for bidding from 10 September 2020. Prints & Multiples: Modern to Pop (10-22 September…

    Christies announces London Editions Prints & Multiples Online Sales
  • Exhibitions, Press Release

    American Friends of Museums in Israel Fine Art Online Auction hosted by Artsy September 9-23, 2020

    The American Friends of Museums in Israel represents eight exceptional and diverse museums:  Design Museum Holon, Haifa City Museum, Haifa Museum of Art, Hermann Struck Museum, Mané-Katz Museum, National Maritime Museum, Tikotin Museum of Japanese Art, and the Tower of David Museum of the History of Jerusalem.   Auction Info60 works…

    American Friends of Museums in Israel Fine Art Online Auction hosted by Artsy September 9-23, 2020
  • Auction Preview

    LGBTQ+ Art, Material Culture & History

    Much of Swann Galleries’ second annual auction highlighting the art, material culture, and history of the LGBTQ+ community contains items from the 20th century. There are also a few lots from the 19th century, including a pair of Oscar Wilde autographs, an albumen print of Wilde, and a portrait of…

    MARIETTE LYDIS (1887-1970)
  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    Early Pop Print by Lichtenstein Leads Contemporary Art at Swann

    New York—Swann Galleries will offer a sale of Contemporary Art on Thursday, June 25 with a standout selection of paintings and works on paper from notable Abstract Expressionists, Pop Artists, street artists of the 1980s, alongside contemporary multiples.  Leading the sale is Roy Lichtenstein’s celebrated color-screenprint Reverie, 1965—one of the…

    Early Pop Print by Lichtenstein Leads Contemporary Art at Swann
  • Auction Industry

    30 Sunflowers by David Hockney to lead Hong Kong Contemporary Art Evening Sale

    David Hockney, 30 Sunflowers, 1996, oil on canvas, 182.9 by 182.9 cm. Estimate Upon Request. Courtesy Sotheby's. HONG KONG.-Sotheby’s will present David Hockney’s 30 Sunflowers from 1996, one of the most extraordinary and significant masterpieces from the artist’s visionary oeuvre, at the Hong Kong Contemporary Art Evening Sale, taking place on…

    30 Sunflowers by David Hockney to lead Hong Kong Contemporary Art Evening Sale
  • Auction Industry

    A Picasso, a Hockney, and a Kashmir Sapphire Highlight Grogan & Company’s Spring Auction

    Grogan & Company’s annual Spring Auction will take place this year on Sunday, June 14 at the company’s Boston headquarters. The auction, which features a curated selection of over 450 lots of fine art, jewelry, silver, and decorative arts from private collections and estates, will be brought to life for…

    A Picasso, a Hockney, and a Kashmir Sapphire Highlight Grogan & Company’s Spring Auction
  • Art Fairs

    Works by Dürer, Hockney, and Warhol lead sales at IFPDA Fine Art Print Fair Online

    Andy Warhol, Details of Renaissance Paintings, Sandro Botticelli, Birth of Venus, 1482, 1984. Screenprint, 32 × 44 in, 81.3 × 111.8 cm. Edition of 70 + proofs. NEW YORK, NY.- The IFPDA Fine Art Print FairOnline 2020, the digital initiative launched on May 13th by the IFPDA (International Fine Print Dealers…

    Works by Dürer, Hockney, and Warhol lead sales at IFPDA Fine Art Print Fair Online
  • Auction Result

    Two paintings by Milton Resnick sell for a combined $167,500 in Shannon's online Fine Art auction, April 30

    MILFORD, Conn. – Shannon’s online-only Fine Art auction on April 30th exceeded expectations, selling 80 percent of the 185 lots. Shannon’s spring auction is usually a destination for collectors, with a busy preview, a full saleroom and a bank of 20-plus phone lines. Adapting to the COVID global pandemic, Sandra…

    Two paintings by Milton Resnick sell for a combined $167,500 in Shannon's online Fine Art auction, April 30