30 Press Releases

Tag: Diego Rivera

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    A Boterismo Figurine by Fernando Botero Highlights the Upcoming 1stbid Sale

    Fernando Botero is a celebrated South American artist famous for his figurative artworks. His chubby sculptures with inflated sizes are popularly called ‘Boterismo.’ They often serve as mediums for comedy or criticism. Diego Rivera’s political murals and Baroque architecture highly influence Botero’s works. The upcoming 1stbid auction presents a Boterismo…

    Fat English Gentleman Banker bronze by Fernando Botero.
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    Modern Design, Elizabeth Catlett Lithographs, and More at Revere Auctions

    Vladimir Kagan moved to America in 1938, where he began to produce furniture while working under his father, a renowned cabinetmaker. In 1948, Kagan launched a shop in New York, and it earned him international recognition. His clientele included popular figures such as Marilyn Monroe and Andy Warhol. Revere Auctions’…

    Elizabeth Catlett "Madonna" Lithograph
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    Fernando Botero Bronze Sculptures, Rufino Tamayo’s Sandías Featured in Christie’s Latin American Art Auction

    Rufino Tamayo’s paintings have broken records for Latin American art at auction for many years. Although the Mexican artist was a contemporary of Pablo Picasso and Diego Rivera, he distanced himself from politics. Tamayo, however, did not shy away from using vivid colors when painting Mexican iconography and everyday life. This spring,…

    RUFINO TAMAYO (1899-1991) Sandías
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    Peter Max’s Acrylic Work Leads Upcoming Lion and Unicorn Auction

    Active from 1960 through 2012, Peter Max used vibrant prints to draw attention to the cultural upheaval of the early 1960s. He often uses a wide range of patterns and colors, as seen in his 1999 acrylic work, titled Roseville Profile. This particular painting is available in Lion and Unicorn’s…

    Peter Max (b. 1937) Acrylic On Canvas, Roseville Profile
  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    Art & Antiques Auction, South Florida Fall 2021

    Art Deco Style Composite Archer Sculpture Lion and Unicorn offers Diego Rivera, Francisco Zuniga and hundreds of Art & Antiques in the Fall Art Home and Interior sale. Lion and Unicorn will bring more than 400 lots of fine and decorative art to auction this fall. Bidding will start on Tuesday, November 30th,…

    Art Deco Style Composite Archer Sculpture
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    Black Assemblage by Louise Nevelson Leads Doyle’s Post-War Sale

    Doyle’s October auction of Latin American, Post-War, & Contemporary Art surveys a variety of art movements and styles. Leading the listings is a painted wall construction from Louise Nevelson. The American sculptor and assemblage artist created evocative works that explored cityscapes, the celestial realm, and Cubism. Nevelson favored a monochromatic…

    Louise Nevelson
  • Auction Industry

    Top 5 Most Expensive Works by Latin American Artists at Auction

    Frida Kahlo, Diego y yo (Diego and I), 1949. Image from Sotheby’s. Frida Kahlo’s Diego y yo (Diego and I) painting from 1949 is poised to break multiple records this fall. Sotheby’s recently announced that the piece is starring in the Modern Evening Sale in November. It is expected to…

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  • Auction Result

    Around the Auction World: September 2021

    Photos from around the auction world in September of 2021. Image credit from left to right: Christie’s, Bonhams, and Annmaris/PIASA. Collage by Heemin Moon (Auction Daily). This September, collectors and art enthusiasts participated in a wide range of events. Many marked their calendars for the Swiss edition of Art Basel…

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  • Auction Industry

    Diego Rivera’s Art and History at Auction

    In 2018, Christie’s set a new auction record for a work by a Latin American artist. Diego Rivera’s The Rivals achieved USD 9.76 million in the sale, surpassing the record set by Rivera’s former partner and fellow Mexican artist, Frida Kahlo. Decades after his passing, Rivera remains one of the…

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  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    Original Oil Paintings By Ram Kumar And Jean Charlot Will Lead Bruneau & Co.’s Online Summer Antiques & Fine Art Estate Auction

    It’s an online auction, slated for Thursday, August 19th, at 6 pm Eastern time. More than 400 quality lots, pulled from prominent estates and collections across New England, will be sold. CRANSTON, R.I. – Original oil on canvas paintings by Ram Kumar (India, 1924-2018) and Jean Charlot (Hawaii/Calif./Mexico, 1898-1979) will…

    Original Oil Paintings By Ram Kumar And Jean Charlot Will Lead Bruneau & Co.s Online Summer Antiques & Fine Art Estate Auction1
  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    19th & 20th Century Art at Swann March 4

    Pablo Picasso, Nu debout; Nature marte et Étude d’Homme, pencil on paper, double-sided, 1914. Estimate $60,000 to $90,000. New York—19th & 20th Century Art is at auction on Thursday, March 4 at Swann Galleries. The sale will feature exceptional prints, drawings, paintings and sculpture from Modernists, New York artists, and…

    19th & 20th Century Art at Swann March 4.
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    Louis Lozowick Leads Old Master Through Modern Prints at Swann

    Louis Lozowick, New York, lithograph, circa 1925. Estimate $40,000 to $60,000. New York—Swann Galleries’ Old Master Through Modern Prints sale on Thursday, November 12 will include masters of printmaking from the sixteenth through the twentieth centuries.  The auction is led by Louis Lozowick’s scarce circa-1925 Art Deco lithograph New York,…

    Louis Lozowick Leads Old Master Through Modern Prints at Swann
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    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
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    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…

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  • 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
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    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