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Tag: Fernand Leger

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    Palm Beach Modern Auctions Offers Selection of Contemporary Art & Design

    Pop artist George Segal’s work interacts directly with the viewer’s psychology, a difference compared to other 20th-century Pop art that focused on daily mass-produced objects. The New York-based sculptor was famous for his life-sized human body sculptures hosted in public spaces like coffee shops and train stations. His figurative sculptures…

    Monumental George Segal Bronze Sculpture Installation
  • 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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    Impressionist & Modern Art

    Henry Moore was a prominent 20th-century sculptor known for his abstract bronze works. His style used organic curves and both animal and human forms to reflect the hills of his childhood home in Yorkshire. The upcoming Impressionist & Modern Art Auction, presented by Bonhams, offers a cast bronze piece by…

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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
  • Auction Industry

    Ketterer Kunst announces auction of rarebooks, manuscripts, autographs

    Thomas Robert Malthus, An Essay on the Principle of Population, London, J. Johnson 1798. Estimate: € 60,000. HAMBURG.- At the moment the exponential curve is on the tip of everyone‘s tongue. However, Thomas Robert Malthus explained this important principle in his acclaimed essay on the growth of population as early as…

    Ketterer Kunst announces auction of rarebooks, manuscripts, autographs
  • Artists

    The Art Of Living: 10 Things To Know About Charlotte Perriand

    A guide to the French designer who worked with Le Corbusier, and counted Fernand Léger and Alexander Calder among her friends. lllustrated with works offered at Christie’s Charlotte Perriand (1903–1999) was a French architect and designer, and one of the most acclaimed figures to have emerged from the studio environment around Le…

    The art of living: 10 things to know about Charlotte Perriand
  • Artists

    Man Ray Made Iconic Surrealist Photographs—and so Much More

    Man Ray Le Violon d'Ingres, 1924 Musée National d'Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris Man Ray Self-portrait, 1943 Finarte Man Ray’s name is synonymous with moody, seductive black-and-white photographs from the interwar era. The famous 1924 shot Le Violon d’Ingres (Ingres’s Violin) features a woman’s bare back adorned with two elegant f-holes, connecting her body…

    Le Violon d'Ingres, 1924 Musée National d'Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris
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    The Naked City AM - Session 1

    Womanly figures have inspired many painters from early art movements to the present day. Whether it is celebrated for its graceful features or curves, the female figure continues to shift ideals of beauty. From Fernand Léger to Guy Johnson, artists have used their unique perspectives on nudes to make a…

    Capsule Gallery Auction