131 Press Releases

Tag: Fine Art

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    Asian Decorative Arts - Online-Only Auction

    In 1951, the São Paulo Art Biennial awarded prizes to Hanga artists rather than the usual master painters and sculptors. The two artists selected were Tetsuro Komai for his etchings and Kiyoshi Saito for his woodblock prints. Sosaku Hanga artists were generally disregarded in the Japanese art world, for their…

    CHINESE MING STYLE BLUE & WHITE PORCELAIN STEM CUP
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    Photographs

    László Moholy-Nagy is known for his innovations in photography. Moholy-Nagy developed residual images by placing various objects on photo-sensitive paper and exposing them to light. The Hungarian artist's works, associated with painting, printmaking, and design, capture his experiments with time, space, and light. The upcoming spring Photographs auction, offered by…

    Photographs
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    Cancelled Auction. Photographs

    This auction has been canceled to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. However, we at Auction Daily believe this preview is still a helpful resource for collectors and dealers. Check our Auction News page for the latest on other canceled or postponed events.  Ansel Adams’ experiments with large photographic prints,…

    HENRI CARTIER-BRESSON
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    Photographs

    Featured in the upcoming Photographs auction, offered by Christie's, is a gelatin silver print titled Maureen Gallagher and A Night Feeder at Hog Ranch. This 1987 photo from Peter Beard shows a nude woman feeding a giraffe. Beard, a celebrated contemporary photographer, is known for documenting the African wilderness and…

    Photographs
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    American Furniture & Decorative Arts

    James Edward Buttersworth was best known for capturing marine settings in his paintings. Often considered one of the best American maritime artists, Buttersworth’s work is highlighted in Skinner’s upcoming American Furniture and Decorative Arts auction. Titled Packet Ship Kennebec in New York Harbor, the available piece depicts the Kennebec and…

    American Furniture & Decorative Arts
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    African-American Fine Art

    Raised in Harlem, New York during the 1930s, Jacob Lawrence was an influential Modernist painter active throughout the 20th century. He was nationally-recognized for his paintings capturing the experiences of African-Americans. After completing several paintings of abolitionist John Brown, Lawrence began several paintings of rural African-American life in the South.…

    CHARLES WHITE (1918 - 1979)
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    20 | 21 Art

    Best known for his comical paintings, American artist Donald Roller Wilson extended the artistic boundaries of Realism. The upcoming 20 | 21 Art auction, offered by Rago, features an oil painting by Wilson. The piece, titled Holstein Black Swan: The Devil Made Me Wear This, exhibits the influence of both…

    Damien Hirst, Butterfly spin
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    The Important Spring Auction

    Édouard Cortès was a Post-Impressionist artist recognized for his Parisian paintings. He was often called Le Poète Parisien de la Peinture (the Parisian Poet of Painting) for his affinity towards the city. Cortès frequently painted landscapes of Paris in various seasons and light conditions. Leland Little features Cortès’ Place Saint-Michel, Paris oil…

    The Important Spring Auction
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    The Contemporary Art Auction

    American photographer Sally Mann is best known for her black and white photographs of landscapes and her own family members. The upcoming Contemporary Art Auction, offered by Leland Little, features an untitled 1997 landscape print from Mann’s Mother Land: Virginia Series. The tea-toned, gelatin silver print was captured with damaged…

    The Contemporary Art Auction
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    March 12 Fine & Decorative Arts Monthly Online Auction

    Martin Lewis had a varied career, ranging from decorative stage painting for William McKinley’s presidential campaign to printmaking urban and pastoral landscapes. Of interest in the upcoming Fine & Decorative Arts Monthly Online Auction, presented by Heritage Auctions, are several of Lewis’ works. His Corner Shadows and 5th Avenue Bridge…

    Charles Sydney Hopkinson
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    Important Tiffany Lamps, Lalique Glass, Fine Art, Jewelry And More

    Although Louis Comfort Tiffany began as a trained painter, he would be best known for his contributions to glasswork and the Art Nouveau movement. The son of Charles Lewis Tiffany—the founder of Tiffany & Co.—the younger Tiffany began exploring the medium after his travels through Europe and Morocco. He focused…

    ADOLFO BELIMBAU (ITALIAN, 1845-1938).
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    Geometric Abstraction

    Sol LeWitt was a supporter of Conceptual Art, a term he coined in 1967. In his essay on Conceptual Art, the artist said, “All the planning and decisions are made beforehand and the execution is a perfunctory affair. The idea becomes the machine that makes the art.” LeWitt helped reinvent…

    Norman Rockwell (1894-1978)
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    Important Illustration, Chinese Artwork, Jewelry & Fine Art Auction

    Known best as a contemporary artist of the American West, Dave McGary was a Wyoming sculptor who committed countless hours of research into his work. McGary created his art by slowly layering pieces of clay to form his figures. He first sculpted his pieces by building a layer of muscle,…

    Zhan Jianjun (China, B. 1931)
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    Estate & Collection Auction

    Modernist painter Alfred Henry Maurer’s work underwent multiple changes over his career. During his Realist period, he won the Carnegie Institute’s first prize for his oil painting titled An Arrangement. Later, Maurer transitioned from his usual style and became dedicated to painting in a Cubist and Fauvist style. The upcoming…

    Furniture & Decorative Arts Auction
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    Paper Jam: Online Auction

    The upcoming Paper Jam auction, offered by Phillips, will present 60 works on paper from a number of well-known artists. Featured is a piece from Tom Wesselmann, a cartoonist and leader of the Pop Art movement. He was best known for his figurative work of reclining nudes using bright, bold…

    Paper Jam- Online Auction
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    Painting, Drawing, and Sculpture Auction

    José Gerardo Murillo Cornado, better known by his pseudonym, Dr. Atl, was a key figure in Mexican social justice issues during the mid-20th century. Educated in philosophy and criminal law, he was known at the university where he worked as ‘the agitator.’ Through all of his political activities, Dr. Atl…

    GUILLERMO MEZA, The mine, Signed, monogrammed and dated 1963 front and back, Oil on canvas
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    February Discovery

    Among the highlights of the upcoming auction presented by Oakridge Auction Gallery is an antique Persian rug from the city of Isfahan. Dating back to the 1920s, the rug is decorated with an intricate floral pattern in shades of blue, red, and cream. Contemporary Isfahan artisans draw on a long…

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    Unreserved Fine Art Storage Sale

    Available in the upcoming Unreserved Fine Art Storage Sale offered by Clarke Auction Gallery are nearly 200 lots of paintings and sculptures. These items have remained in storage due to non-payment or lack of placement in another event. They come to auction this March with no reserves. Several oil paintings…

    ILLEGIBLY. Signed Oil On Canvas Houses On River
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    Vintage Posters

    The upcoming auction of Vintage Posters, offered by Swann Auction Galleries, features a number of Art Nouveau posters by renowned artists of the early 20th century. Several featured works were designed by Alphonse Mucha, a Czech painter, illustrator, and graphic artist known for his stylized theatrical posters. Highlighted is his…

    ADRIEN BARRÈRE (1877-1931). A. BROSSARD
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    February Eclectic Auction

    The upcoming February Eclectic Auction presented by Garth’s Auctioneers & Appraisers offers an array of furniture, firearms, stoneware, collectibles, and more. Available in the sale is a breech-loading rifle by J.H. Hall. In 1811, New England gunsmith John H. Hall patented his newly developed breech-loading rifle. Eight years later, he signed a…

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