18 Press Releases

Tag: Diego Rivera

  • Auction Preview

    Exceptional Private Collection of Asian and Tribal Art

    Avalokiteśvara is widely known as the Buddhist deity of compassion. He is also believed to be the embodiment of the eternal Buddha who offers salvation to humanity. A 16th-century Korean Avalokiteśvara sculpture will be available in the upcoming Exceptional Private Collection of Asian and Tribal Art sale, presented by The…

    16th C Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara, Korea
  • Auction Industry

    Fine and decorative arts sale to conclude summer at Fontaine's Auction Gallery

    A Gustav Stickley No. 410-L table ($12/15,000) has a hexagonal top over an arched apron, circa 1900, with the base in original finish, 30½ inches tall, diameter is 49 inches. PITTSFIELD, MASS.-Fontaine’s Auction Gallery will shine a spotlight on Tiffany Studios and other fine lighting at its auction on Saturday, Sept.…

    Fine and decorative arts sale to conclude summer at Fontaines Auction Gallery
  • Auction Industry

    Mixed media painting by Margo Hoff (Am., 1910-2008) will headline Bruneau & Co. auction, Aug. 27

    CRANSTON, R.I. – A mixed media modern painting by American artist Margo Hoff (1910-2008), titled Football – Yugoslavia, a fine example from her long and storied career, is an expected highlight in an Estate Fine Art & Antiques Auction planned for Thursday, August 27th, by Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers, live in…

    Mixed media painting by Margo Hoff (Am., 1910-2008) will headline Bruneau & Co. auction, Aug. 27
  • Auction Preview

    Estate Liquidation Auction

    Yoshitomo Nara is a Japanese artist known for his drawings of children in both sweet and rebellious forms. The introduction of Western pop culture in Japan has strongly influenced his works. Nara’s primary-colored depictions of innocent children in sinister forms express the struggle of rapid modernization and post-war culture. The…

    Attr. Peter Max Taylor Swift Acrylic on Canvas
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    Latin American Art Auction

    As president of Mexico from 1861 to 1872, Benito Juárez repelled a foreign invasion from the Archduke of Austria and pursued democratic reforms. One of the highlighted lots in the upcoming Latin American Art Auction, presented by Morton Subastas, is a portrait of Juárez painted by David Alfaro Siqueiros. The…

    JOSÉ GARCÍA NAREZO, Muchacho sentado contemplando un grupo de caballos, Signed and dated 1981, Oil on canvas
  • Artists

    Artist to Know: David Alfaro Siqueiros

    Morton Subastas to Present Portrait of Benito Juárez by Mexican Muralist In the midst of the Great Depression, David Alfaro Siqueiros traveled to New York for a radical anti-fascism workshop called the American Artists’ Congress. Siqueiros taught the attendees about experimental painting techniques, as well as his ideas about activism…

    Artist to Know David Alfaro Siqueiros-1
  • Auction Result

    Iconic Warhols & fresh-to-market works by blue chip artists achieve over 1 million at Freeman's

    Andy Warhol (American, 1928-1987), Chanel from Ads. Sold for $175,000. PHILADELPHIA, PA.-Freeman’s announced the results of its highly successful Modern & Contemporary Art auction—their first online fine art sale of 2020. With an impressive sell-through rate of 95%, the 58-lot sale achieved over $1 million, just shy of its pre-sale high…

    Iconic Warhols & fresh-to-market works by blue chip artists achieve over 1 million at Freeman's
  • Auction Preview

    Impressionist & Modern Art Day Sale

    Painter Giorgio Morandi was known for his still-life paintings of simple objects in muted colors. Morandi’s paintings were influenced by the works of Giorgio de Chirico and often feature medieval Italian architecture. The upcoming Impressionist & Modern Art Day Sale, presented by Sotheby's, highlights an oil painting titled Natura Morta by…

    Impressionist & Modern Art Day Sale
  • Auction Industry

    Works by Women Artists and Washington Color School Highlight Doyle’s May 20 Auction of Important Paintings

    Doyle’s auction of Important Paintings on Wednesday, May 20 at 11am will showcase fine European, American, Asian and Latin American paintings, drawings and sculpture from the late 19th through the early 21st centuries. The offerings span Academic and Barbizon art through Impressionism and Post-Impressionism to Modernism and on to Contemporary…

    Works by Women Artists and Washington Color School Highlight Doyle’s May 20 Auction of Important Paintings-2
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    Modern & Contemporary Art

    Artists such as Andy Warhol, André Brasilier, and Diego Rivera, respectively pioneers in Pop Art, printmaking, and the mural movement, will be represented in the upcoming Modern & Contemporary Art auction, offered by Freeman’s. Warhol’s Chanel is one of ten images from his Ads series that drew upon media from…

    Peter Blume (American, 1906-1992) Autumn
  • Auction Industry

    Jean-François Millet Leads Prints & Drawings At Swann

    Jean-François Millet, Paysan debout et Enfant, charcoal on canvas, circa 1871-72. Estimate $40,000 to $60,000. NEW YORK, NY.- 19th & 20th Century Prints & Drawings on Thursday, March 5 at Swann Galleries is set to bring forth a remarkable set of works on paper from the Modern period including important examples from Gustave…

    Jean-François Millet, Paysan debout et Enfant, charcoal on canvas, circa 1871-72. Estimate $40,000 to $60,000.
  • Auction Preview

    Painting, Drawing, and Sculpture Auction

    José Gerardo Murillo Cornado, better known by his pseudonym, Dr. Atl, was a key figure in Mexican social justice issues during the mid-20th century. Educated in philosophy and criminal law, he was known at the university where he worked as ‘the agitator.’ Through all of his political activities, Dr. Atl…

    GUILLERMO MEZA, The mine, Signed, monogrammed and dated 1963 front and back, Oil on canvas
  • Exhibitions

    Beyond the wall: a golden period of exchange between Mexican and US artists is revisited in new show

    Whitney Museum exhibition will explore the enduring influence of artists such as David Alfaro Siqueiros on US counterparts including Jackson Pollock and Philip Guston José Clemente Orozco’s Mexican Revolution work Barricade (1931) Photo: Courtesy of the Whitney Museum of American Art; © The Estate of Philip Guston, courtesy McKee Gallery The…

    Beyond the wall- a golden period of exchange between Mexican and US artists is revisited in new show
  • Press Release

    2019 Spring Season in Review

    A Season Of Firsts. The 2019 spring auction season at Swann Galleries delivered an impressive range of sales, rife with auction premiers and record prices. We started our season off in January with an auction of Fine Illustrated Books & Graphics, which set a record for Sonia Delaunay’s Ses Peintures, Ses Objects,…

    Early Printed, Medical, Scientific & Travel Books
  • Auction Preview

    Latin America Art

    Auction on May 17, 2019 05:30AM IST Not often does the world get to witness an array of art as eclectic as the one auctioned by Mortan Subastas.  It’s a vibrant collection of works from most celebrated Latin American artists. Far from the rosy cheeked, congenial subjects of most paintings…

    DIEGO RIVERA, Paysage de Fontenay
  • Auction Preview

    A Walk through the Magnificent Collection by Clarke Auction

    We are thrilled to bring you the collection of Clarke Auction which consists of beautiful fine arts, decorative arts, Asian works of art and collectibles. Clarke Auction has been delivering a smooth operation with the keen bidders since 1998. The auction is going to take place for a single day…

  • Auction Guide

    Art of Latin America in our auction room

    The context, both geographical, historical and cultural, of an artist is crucial in the development of his creative proposal, his processes and language are a reflection of the land that has seen him born or develop professionally. In Latin America we have the great fortune of having a wealth without equal…

  • 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