31 Press Releases

Tag: Ed Ruscha

  • 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
  • Art World

    State of the Market: Looking Ahead in the Aftermath of the U.S. Elections

    As the heat of the U.S. elections begins to dissipate, the art market is turning toward the future. Issues relating to wealth inequality, art funding, and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic will continue to affect artists, galleries, and auction houses. Some are looking to 2021 as America edges away from the…

    State-of-the-Market-Looking-Ahead-in-the-Aftermath-of-the-U.S.-Elections1
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    Contemporary Art Day Auction to Offer Works by Barkley L. Hendricks, Jean-Michel Basquiat, and More

    Sotheby's Contemporary Art Day Auction presents late 20th-century fine art from around the world. That includes Barkley L. Hendricks' portrait Jackie Sha-La-La. Hendricks aimed not only to capture a person's likeness in his portraits but also their personality. Here, Jackie's eyes are covered by an elaborate hat as she makes…

    Jackie Sha-La-La (Jackie Cameron) by Barkley L. Hendricks
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    Choice Works

    Jasper Johns is a prolific American painter, printmaker, and sculptor known for his Pop Art and Abstract Expressionist artworks. It was in 1954 that Johns created his seminal Flag painting. During the same year, the artist also started experimenting with printmaking. Recalling his first monotype, Johns states, “While working as…

    JASPER JOHNS - UNTITLED
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    Fine and Decorative Arts: Day 1

    Ed Ruscha is a multi-talented American artist known for his word paintings. As a child, Ruscha wanted to become a cartoonist and received training from artists such as Emerson Woelffer and Robert Irwin. In the1970s, Ruscha, along with fellow artists Jenny Holzer and Barbara Kruger, began incorporating written phrases in…

    Andy Warhol George Gershwin Screenprint
  • Auction Industry

    The Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego reimagines art auction as digital event

    Ed Ruscha, True Proof, 2018. Dry pigment and colored pencil on paper, 7 1/4 x 11 1/2 in. Courtesy of the artist. SAN DIEGO, CA.-The Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego had plans to host its biennial Art Auction 2020 at the Jacobs Building at MCASD Downtown in May, but as…

    The Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego reimagines art auction as digital event
  • 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 Industry

    Basquiat with provenance leads LAMA's new hybrid-format auction

    Jean-Michel Basquiat, Untitled, 1987. Colored pencil and charcoal on paper. Signed and dated in charcoal sheet verso. Composition/sheet: 42” x 29.5”. Estimate: $80,000-120,000. LOS ANGELES, CA.-Los Angeles Modern Auctions announced that its new, hybrid-format fall auction will take place October 18, 2020 with both timed and live bidding components. As LAMA’s…

    Basquiat with provenance leads LAMAs new hybrid-format auction
  • Exhibitions

    Drawings from the Marron Collection co-presented by Acquavella Galleries, Gagosian, and Pace Gallery

    Jasper Johns, Two Paintings, 2006. Pastel and graphite pencil on paper, 22-13/16" × 31-1/8" (57.9 cm × 79.1 cm) 28-1/2" × 36-1/2" × 1-1/2" (72.4 cm × 92.7 cm × 3.8 cm), frame. © 2020 Jasper Johns/licensed by VAGA at Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY. Courtesy the Donald B. Marron…

    Drawings from the Marron Collection co-presented by Acquavella Galleries, Gagosian, and Pace Gallery
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    ONE: A Global Sale of the 20th Century

    The son of Jewish immigrants from Poland, Barnett Newman (1905 – 1970) was an American artist and one of the frontrunners in color field painting. He also made several contributions to Abstract Expressionism. Among the leading lots featured in ONE: A Global Sale of the 20th Century, presented by Christie's,…

    Joan Mitchell (1925-1992)
  • 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 Industry

    Artists and Art Lovers Unite to Raise Critical Funds for Venice Family Clinic’s COVID-19 Response

    VENICE FAMILY CLINIC ART WALK & AUCTION RUNS EXCLUSIVELY ONLINE MAY 3–19, 2020  Venice Family Clinic Art Walk & Auction has moved exclusively to an online art auction for its 41st edition. This year's auction features more than 150 works by nationally recognized contemporary artists. Each winning bid provides essential health…

    Artists and Art Lovers Unite to Raise Critical Funds for Venice Family Clinic’s COVID-19 Response
  • Auction Industry

    Fine Art & European Decorative Arts go up for bid at Turner Auctions + Appraisals on Saturday, April 25

    Masami Teraoka (1936). Title/Subject: Namiyo at Hanauma Bay, 1985. Medium: Print-Multiple, Lithograph in colors. Size image: 24 3/4" x 36". Size frame: 34" x 45". Created: 1985. Condition: Good. Estimate $1,500 - $2,500. SAN FRANCISCO, CA.-Turner Auctions + Appraisals presents Fine Art & European Decorative Arts on Saturday, April 25, 2020.…

    Fine Art & European Decorative Arts go up for bid at Turner Auctions
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    Fine Art & European Decorative Arts

    Johann Friedrich Böttger was a magician and alchemist who bragged that he could make gold. Augustus II the Strong, the ruler of Saxony, imprisoned him to test his claim. Though unable to create the precious metal, Böttger did discover how to make hard-paste porcelain stoneware. Augustus the Strong quickly established…

    Wedgwood Yellow Jasperware Vase
  • Galleries

    Art Basel Hong Kong to Launch Online Viewing Rooms This Week With Over $270M in Artwork

    Art Basel's Online Viewing Rooms will debut with an international lineup of 234 leading galleries from 31 countries and territories, presenting over 2,000 premier artworks intended to be showcased at Art Basel Hong Kong. The first iteration ofthe new digital initiative will run from March 20 to March 25, 2020, with…

    Zhou Li, Spring
  • Auction Industry

    Auction Houses Miss Out on $450 Million Collection of Late Philanthropist Don Marron

    How will this impact the market's bottom line in 2020? Three New York galleries that the Wall Street Journal referred to as "longtime rivals” will come together to sell the collection of the late philanthropist Donald Marron. Together, Pace, Gagosian, and Acquavella will privately sell over 300 works estimated to…

    Auction Houses Miss Out on $450 Million Collection of Late Philanthropist Don Marron
  • Auction Industry

    Kim Jones of Dior Men & Sotheby's Team Up For 'Contemporary Curated' Auction This March In New York

    Ed Ruscha, Oaks, Oats. 1977. Estimate: $200,000-300,000. Courtesy Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- Today Sotheby’s unveiled highlights from their Contemporary Curated sale on 6 March in New York. This season, Sotheby's welcomes guest curator Kim Jones, one of the fashion industry’s preeminent voices who currently serves as Artistic Director for Dior Men Ready-to-Wear and…

    Ed Ruscha, Oaks, Oats.
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    Contemporary Edition

    The upcoming sale presented by Christie's will include 201 lots of contemporary and modern art. Among the top lots of the sale is an oil painting created by Helen Frankenthaler. The piece, titled Guadalupe, was created by staining a solid pigment onto canvas. Frankenthaler’s technique helped shape Abstract Expressionism and…

    Contemporary Edition
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    Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale

    Andy Warhol first photographed Muhammad Ali in 1977. The photographs of the heavyweight boxing champion would be used as references for Warhol's 1977 Athletes series. As Warhol lifted his camera, Ali had only one question: “Do I look fearless?” One of Warhol’s original portraits of Ali is highlighted in the…

    Christies Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale
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    Modern Art & Design Auction

    The upcoming Modern Art & Design Auction, presented by Los Angeles Modern Auctions, features art from Raymond Pettibon, Andy Warhol, Ed Ruscha, Ed Moses, and more. Pettibon, an American artist, is best known for his ink drawings that combine images with text. While he is self-taught, he credits drawings by…

    Sam Maloof Armchair