7 Press Releases

Tag: Edvard Munch

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    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)
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    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.
  • Art World

    How Did the GameStop Short Squeeze Affect Art Collectors?

    In late January of 2021, an unlikely connection emerged between Reddit users, GameStop, and some of the biggest names on Wall Street. Steve Cohen and Kenneth Griffin, two of the art world’s wealthiest collectors, were affected by a newsmaking stock market short squeeze. Both billionaires have placed record-breaking bids at…

    How Did the GameStop Short Squeeze Affect Art Collectors4
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    Edvard Munch's Work Leads Upcoming Sotheby's Event

    Artist Edvard Munch was active between the 1880s and 1940s. In his early years, Munch became a central figure in the Symbolist movement and later in the Expressionist style. He believed that rather than basing art on reality, it must convey an emotion or idea. Describing his expressive works, he…

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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
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    Important Prints and Multiples Evening Sale

    The most popular artists of the 20th century were among those who paved their own way. Andy Warhol’s prints helped create the genre of pop art; Roy Lichtenstein’s parodies mocked and celebrated comic books; the self-portraits of Chuck Close explored hyperrealism in photography. The upcoming Important Prints and Multiples Evening…

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    Rare Martin Lewis Etching Debuts in Fall 2019 Prints & Drawings Sale

    Martin Lewis Martin Lewis, Men Working on Elevated Train Tracks, Looking at Airplane in Sky, etching, circa 1919.Sold for $42,500, an auction debut for the print. Works by Martin Lewis proved popular with collectors. Of the 16 works offered nearly all found buyers, and five works reached among the top 20 overall. Highlights…