13 Press Releases

Tag: Frida Kahlo

  • Auction Result

    Around the Auction World: November 2021

    Images from around the auction world in November of 2021. Image credit from left to right: Bonhams, Phillips, and Bertoia Auctions. Collage by Heemin Moon (Auction Daily). For many, November signaled autumn’s twilight and the beginning of winter. It was also another exciting month in the auction industry as major…

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    Around the Auction World: October 2021

    Images from around the auction world in October of 2021. Image credit from left to right: Milestone Auctions, Sotheby’s, and Ladenburger Spielzeugauktion GmbH. Collage by Heemin Moon (Auction Daily). The fall auction season started to heat up this October. Several consignments drew headlines as auction houses lined up rare works…

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    Top 5 Most Expensive Works by Latin American Artists at Auction

    Frida Kahlo, Diego y yo (Diego and I), 1949. Image from Sotheby’s. Frida Kahlo’s Diego y yo (Diego and I) painting from 1949 is poised to break multiple records this fall. Sotheby’s recently announced that the piece is starring in the Modern Evening Sale in November. It is expected to…

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    Diego Rivera’s Art and History at Auction

    In 2018, Christie’s set a new auction record for a work by a Latin American artist. Diego Rivera’s The Rivals achieved USD 9.76 million in the sale, surpassing the record set by Rivera’s former partner and fellow Mexican artist, Frida Kahlo. Decades after his passing, Rivera remains one of the…

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    Stair Brings the Art of the Exquisite Corpse to Auction

    This March, Stair will offer an unusual auction that borders on the macabre. Collectors will find drawings of the human body in every style imaginable, from the realist to the absurd. The auction, held live on March 3rd, 2021, highlights the ‘Exquisite Corpse’ game of the Surrealists.  Annette Lemieux, Doug…

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    Artist to Know: Ndidi Emefiele

    Leonard Auction to Present Mixed Media Painting from Rising Nigerian Artist Among the leading voices of contemporary Nigerian art is Ndidi Emefiele, a painter in her early 30s who is working to subvert Western expectations of African art. The women shown in her paintings have wide eyes protected by colorful…

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    Artworks done in the style of, or are attributed to, master artists will be in 500 Gallery's online-only auction June 17

    Multiple artworks attributed to Vincent van Gogh and Maurice Prendergast are just a few expected highlights in the June 17th online-only Summer Fine Art Sale. Two sketches attributed to Vincent van Gogh (Dutch) 1853-1890) will be offered as one lot. Both were done with materials van Gogh used, on 19th…

    Artworks done in the style of, or are attributed to, master artists will be in 500 Gallery's online-only auction June 17-1
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    Artist to Know: Imogen Cunningham

    Three Flower and Portrait Prints Available in Swann Auction Galleries Sale Imogen Cunningham, Self Portrait with Korona View, 1933. Image from the Imogen Cunningham Trust. Imogen Cunningham, a photographer who rose to prominence in the early 20th century, was faced with the challenge of establishing herself in a traditionally male-dominated…

    Self Portrait with Korona View, 1933
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    June Collectibles And Fine Art

    Sam Gilliam, an African American artist, introduced draped, painted canvas hangings that lacked stretcher bars in the 1960s. The stained fabric pieces are regarded as a major step in the development of American art. Known as a Lyrical Abstractionist, the artist frequently experiments on draped canvas, adding a sculptural element…

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    Bored Russians posted silly art parodies. The world has joined in.

    Kostantin Zavyaliov photographs his wife, Maria, as “The Broken Column” by Frida Kahlo as they stay at home in self-isolation to prevent spread of the coronavirus in Moscow, Friday April 10, 2020. Isolated from the physical world, people sheltering in place under coronavirus lockdowns are seeking new depths of connection…

    Bored Russians posted silly art parodies. The world has joined in.
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    Photographs Monthly Online

    The upcoming Photographs auction from Heritage Auctions contains several prints by well-known artists. Most of the photographs are monochrome prints, including two lots each stamped “special edition” on the verso by Ansel Adams. A photographer and environmentalist, Adams was best known for his images of the American West. The two…

    Richard E. Aaron (American, 1949-2016)
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    RESULTS | Christie’s Latin American Art Sales Total $26 Million

    LEFT: FRIDA KAHLO (1907-1954) PORTRAIT OF A LADY IN WHITE OIL ON CANVAS PAINTED CIRCA 1929. PRICE REALIZED: $5,836,500; CENTER:  FRIDA KAHLO (1907-1954) THE FLOWER BASKET OIL ON COPPER PAINTED IN 1941. PRICE REALIZED: $3,135,000; RIGHT: FERNANDO BOTERO (B. 1932) TABLAO FLAMENCO OIL ON CANVAS PAINTED IN 1984. PRICE REALIZED:…

    RESULTS - Christie’s Latin American Art Sales Total $26 Million
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    Latin American Art

    Fernando Botero is among the featured artists in the upcoming Latin American Art auction, presenting 14 of the 187 available lots. Botero is one of the most recognized and admired artists of Latin America, creating his own signature style. Boterismo depicts people and figures in large, exaggerated shapes that suggest…

    Fernando Botero (b. 1932)