7 Press Releases

Tag: Elaine de Kooning

  • Auction Result, Press Release

    Fine Art Sales Roundup for Swann Galleries

    Modern & Post-War Art, Fine Photographs & Contemporary Art Bacchus, acrylic on panel. 1983. Sold for $57,500. New York—Auctions of Modern & Post-War Art, Fine Photographs and Contemporary Art at Swann Galleries in late May and early June 2021 brought in a total of $3,985,089 and at least 11 records. …

    Fine Art Sales Roundup for Swann Galleries1
  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    Modern & Post-War Art at Swann May 20

    Elaine de Kooning, Robert Motherwell, Sol Lewitt, & more John Wesley, 7 Maidens, duco and oil on canvas, 1963. Estimate $80,000 to $120,000. New York—Swann Galleries will hold its sale of Modern & Post-War Art on Thursday, May 20. The auction will present a selection of highlights ranging across Modernist…

    Modern & Post-War Art at Swann May 20-2
  • Auction Preview

    Works by Color Field Masters Take Center Stage in Upcoming Doyle Auction

    Kenneth Noland was a famous color field painter who worked mainly in plain colors and simple forms like stripes, bullseyes, and chevrons. The color field artist initially worked in Abstract Expressionism and later embraced the minimalist style. The upcoming Doyle auction will highlight a 1983 artwork titled Sand Glass by Kenneth Noland.…

    Sand Glass, 1983, acrylic on canvas by Kenneth Noland.
  • Auction Preview

    Post-War and Contemporary Art at Christie’s, From Keith Haring to Matthew Wong

    Christie’s will open the Spring 2021 auction season with a selection of post-war, modern, and contemporary art. A full-sized painting by Keith Haring leads the listings. Executed on industrial tarpaulin, the untitled red painting shows the artist’s signature dancing figures. “Vibration marks” indicate their movement. A polka-dotted spirit figure dominates…

    Keith Haring (1958-1990) Untitled
  • 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
  • Artists

    Artist to Know: Elaine de Kooning

    Doyle to Present Abstract Expressionist Painting at Auction Elaine de Kooning refused to spend her career in the shadow of her better-known husband, Willem de Kooning. An artist in her own right, she participated in Abstract Expressionism and many of the movements that followed. Her contributions to art history include…

    Elaine de Kooning
  • Exhibitions

    The Ultimate Selfies? National Portrait Gallery 'Eye to I' Traveling Exhibition Premieres March 24

    The term self-conscious takes on a whole new meaning in today’s social media era. At a time when millions of selfies are posted every day and identity is proving to be more fluid, this exhibition from the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery shines a new light on self-portraiture and representation.  The show was created to…

    Self-Portrait with Rita, by Thomas Hart Benton. Oil on canvas (c. 1924). National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution.