8 Press Releases

Tag: Ernie Barnes

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    Ernie Barnes’ Painting Will Be Highlighted in Summer Modern & Contemporary Art Sale

    John Moran Auctioneers will host its annual Summer Modern & Contemporary fine art sale offering works from artists such as Andy Warhol, Milton Avery, Ernie Barnes, Salvador Dalí, and Phillip Pearlstein. One of the highlights is a 1968 painting called The Linemen by Ernie Barnes. An American artist, Ernest Eugene…

    Ernie Barnes (1938-2009, American)
  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    Lynne Drexler’s 1962 Masterpiece To Star This September At Bonhams Los Angeles

    Grass Symphony (1962) by Lynne Drexler (1928-1999), oil on canvas, 48 1/4 x 62 1/4 in. Estimated at $500,000 – 700,000. View Catalogue Los Angeles –One of the most exceptional paintings by American painter Lynne Drexler (1928-1999), Grass Symphony (1962), will lead the Bonhams Post-War & Contemporary Art X Made in California auction on September 14 in Los Angeles. The vibrant,…

  • Auction Result

    Around the Auction World: July 2022

    What is the latest news from around the auction world this July? The highly-anticipated Coeur d’Alene Art Auction of 2022 netted a respectable USD 16.4 million this month after setting numerous world records for American Western artists. Phillips reported a record mid-year high in sales, as well as the opening…

  • Auction Result

    Smashing Records With Every Stroke - Ernie Barnes

    Ernie Barnes’ work isn’t particularly new to the auction industry. However, in the past few years, the artist’s works have realized unpredictably high prices in the art market, and the trend continues to rise. During a 2022 Christie’s auction, an Ernie Barnes painting sold for a record USD 15.3 million.…

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    First Open Commotion at Christie’s, Featuring Richard Prince, Alex Katz, and Andy Warhol

    In 2014, Richard Prince, who was well-known as a “rephotographing” artist, exhibited 38 “New Portraits” at Gagosian in New York. The portraits consisted of “celebrity” Instagram screenshots with Prince’s comments underneath, expanded and printed onto large canvases. The commotion created in the art community was both positive and negative, with…

    RICHARD PRINCE (b. 1949)
  • Auction Result

    A Full Month of Fine Art Sales at Swann Shows Strength

    Andy Warhol and Jean-Michel Basquiat, silver print, 1985, printed 1997. Sold June 11, 2020, in Fine Photographs for $27,500. New York—Swann Galleries offered four sales of Fine Art this June, each one proving audiences are undeterred by the remote bidding format due to social distancing guidelines. Feral Benga, cast bronze,…

    A Full Month of Fine Art Sales at Swann Shows Strength
  • Auction Result

    New Auction Record for Richmond Barthé at $629k in African-American Fine Art at Swann

    AFRICAN-AMERICAN FINE ARTSale 2535; June 4, 2020Sale total: $3,517,917Estimates for sale as a whole: $2,316,000-$3,427,500We offered 187 lots; 165 sold (88% sell-through rate by lot)All prices include Buyer’s Premium. New York—Swann Galleries’ sale of African-American Fine Art on June 4 was met with much fanfare, despite an online-only format due…

    New Auction Record for Richmond Barthé at $629k in African-American Fine Art at Swann
  • Auction Industry

    African-American Fine Art at Auction June 4 with Standout Works from the Last Two Centuries

    New York—Swann Galleries is set to offer a sale of African-American Fine Art on Thursday, June 4 with works spanning from the nineteenth century through the modern era. The sale was postponed due to Covid-19 and will be held live online by the house. As the earliest work in the sale Edward M. Bannister’s serene circa…

    Lot 143-Amos