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Tag: Helen Frankenthaler

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    Post-War & Contemporary Art Sale of Thiebaud, Lichtenstein, Koons Work to Benefit MSF Ukraine and Children’s Foundation

    The Post-War and Contemporary themed sale at Christie's will showcase works from some of the giants in these categories. The auction starts with an idealized dream of childhood joy in Three Ice Cream Cones by Wayne Thiebaud. It is a 1964 oil painting of the classic Neapolitan trifecta of chocolate,…

    WAYNE THIEBAUD (1920 - 2021) Three Ice Cream Cones
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    Andy Warhol, Yoshitomo Nara, Keith Haring, Roy Lichtenstein Feature in Phillips’ Upcoming Auction

    Andy Warhol was more than an artist. He was the king of Pop Art and culture. In a way, he invented popular art and turned a can of soup into an icon. Selected screenprints from Warhol lead Phillips’ upcoming Editions & Works on Paper auction. Warhol had a refined sense…

    Kehinde Wiley Louis XVI, the Sun King
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    20 | 21 Art Sale to Showcase a Soak-Stain Painting by Helen Frankenthaler

    Known as one of the most prolific artists of the 20th century, Helen Frankenthaler had a career that spanned over six decades. She is revered for contributing to the Color Field painting movement. She pushed the boundaries of contemporary art by introducing the soak-stain technique in the 1950s. Frankenthaler used…

    Helen Frankenthaler
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    Mary Bauermeister Tower and Keith Haring Lithographs Among Top Lots in Rago’s Post War + Contemporary Art Auction

    “Art, in its complexity, approaches truth,” states Mary Bauermeister (b. 1934), one of the most influential and accomplished artists of the 21st century. Alu Tower 3 by Bauermeister is soon coming to auction at Rago. Bauermeister is a multidisciplinary artist, musician, and performer. She was born and raised in Germany where she…

    Keith Haring 1958–1990 Free South Africa
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    Sweets for Your Sweet This Valentine's Day

    We have all heard the old adage, "candy is dandy, but liquor is quicker." But if you want to make an amazing—and lasting—impression on your sweetheart this Valentine's Day, how about surprising them with a little something over the top? Here are a few outstanding, quirky, and memorable love-themed auction…

    Sweets for Your Sweet This Valentines Day3
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    Chic And Antique: Nye & Company’s Online Auction, April 21st-22nd, Offers A Scintillating Blend Of Chic Contemporary Furnishings And Stellar Fine Art From The 17th Through The 21st Century – Around 600 Lots In All

    The Wednesday-Thursday auction starts at 10 am Eastern both days. Included is a large selection of modern furniture, rugs and lighting from New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Long Island. Oil on canvas maritime scene by Emile A. Gruppe, titled The Yankee (est. $5,000-$7,000). BLOOMFIELD, N.J. – Nye & Company…

    Chic And Antique Nye & Companys Online Auction, April 21st-22nd, Offers A Scintillating Blend Of Chic Contemporary Furnishings And Stellar Fine Art From The 17th Through The 21st Century – Around 600 Lots In All
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    Helen Frankenthaler’s Hermes Earns Record in Contemporary Art at Swann

    Works from collection of Chiron Press founder bring top prices Helen Frankenthaler, Hermes, color Mixografía, 1989. Sold for $47,500, a record for the print. CONTEMPORARY ART Sale 2552; November 19, 2020 Sale total: $1,699,312 We offered 399 lots; 307 sold (77% sell-through rate by lot) All prices include Buyer’s Premium.…

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    Works from the Collection of Founder of New York’s Chiron Press Feature in Contemporary Art at Swann

    Featuring Works by Louise Nevelson from the Collection of Albert Argentieri & Works from the Collection of Stephen Poleskie, Founder of Chiron Press New York—Contemporary Art is at Swann Galleries on Thursday, November 19 offering a selection of works on paper and multiples from the mid-twentieth century through the present.…

    Works from the Collection of Founder of New York’s Chiron Press Feature in Contemporary Art at Swann
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    ARTBnk Auction Sales Analysis: Spring/Summer 2020

    Richard Prince, Navy Nurse, 2004, inkjet and acrylic on canvas, 76 x 54 ¼ in, ARTBnk Value: 5,968,428. NEW YORK, NY.-ARTBnk is often queried for objective information about the art market, especially auction markets. With so much hyperbole about up/down liquidity of late and many requests for a reality check, ARTBnk…

    ARTBnk Auction Sales Analysis Spring Summer 2020
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    Artist to Know: Zhang Daqian

    Oakridge Auction Gallery to Present Works from 20th-Century Chinese Painter An artist who got his start creating forgeries of the ancient masters, Zhang Daqian would later become one of the most internationally-recognized Chinese painters of the 20th century. His copied works were not condemned as criminal but rather celebrated as…

    Artist to Know Zhang Daqian1
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    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
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    From the Collection of the “Champion of Women Artists”

    Works by Joan Mitchell and Helen Frankenthaler Available in Sotheby’s Auction Alternately described as a trailblazer, the “champion of women artists,” and a cowgirl, Ginny Williams was a widely-known collector and gallery owner from Denver, Colorado. “She aspired to be a combination of Mame, Mrs. Robinson, and Maude from Harold…

    From the Collection of the “Champion of Women Artists”-1
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    Two paintings by Milton Resnick sell for a combined $167,500 in Shannon's online Fine Art auction, April 30

    MILFORD, Conn. – Shannon’s online-only Fine Art auction on April 30th exceeded expectations, selling 80 percent of the 185 lots. Shannon’s spring auction is usually a destination for collectors, with a busy preview, a full saleroom and a bank of 20-plus phone lines. Adapting to the COVID global pandemic, Sandra…

    Two paintings by Milton Resnick sell for a combined $167,500 in Shannon's online Fine Art auction, April 30
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    Prints & Multiples

    American painter and printmaker Jasper Johns is known for his Abstract Expressionism and Pop Art. Leo Castelli, an art dealer, describes the moment he discovered Jasper Johns’ art as “... an incredible sight... Something one could not imagine, new and out of the blue.” This visit by Castelli helped Johns…

    URSULA FOOKES - MOUNTAIN ROAD
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    Art + Design Part 2

    Roberto Sebastian Matta was an Abstract Expressionist best known for his oil paintings. Matta’s art evolved from sketch drawings to his oil work, including his Inscape series. The upcoming auction presented by Wright will feature a graphite and crayon piece titled Pilar de l'Atlas by Matta. The mechanical lines and…

    Modern lounge chair.
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    Contemporary Curated

    In the 1950s, Joan Mitchell emerged as a leading Abstract Expressionist at a time when few women artists were recognized. The upcoming Contemporary Curated auction, presented by Sotheby’s, will feature several works by Joan Mitchell. Explaining her expressive art experience in her works, she said, “Abstract is not a style.…

    Adolph Gottlieb
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    Contemporary Edition

    The upcoming sale presented by Christie's will include 201 lots of contemporary and modern art. Among the top lots of the sale is an oil painting created by Helen Frankenthaler. The piece, titled Guadalupe, was created by staining a solid pigment onto canvas. Frankenthaler’s technique helped shape Abstract Expressionism and…

    Contemporary Edition
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    Modern & Contemporary Art

    Modern & Contemporary Art auction, presented by Freeman’s Auction, is an assemblage of artworks from the 19th and 20th centuries. The collection offers 107 works of Abstract Expressionism, Pop Art, Modernism and more. One of the leading lots is an Expressionism painting by a Bulgarian painter, Jules Pascin. Throughout his…

    B. Prabha (Indian, 1933-2001), , Untitled (Mother and Child in Bronze)
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    Fine Art, Furniture & Decorative Art

    Explore a variety of fine art and furniture from estates across the US in the upcoming Fine Art, Furniture & Decorative Art Auction offered by Gray’s Auctioneers. A limited-edition Van Cleef and Arpels Alhambra necklace is the highest valued item in the auction. Designed in 1968, the Alhambra necklace was…

    THERESA KNOWLES, (AMERICAN, 1918-2008) - RURAL LANDSCAPE/Auctiondaily
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    Contemporary Art Online | New York

    Richard Hambleton started as a graffiti artist. From making street art to painting in his studio, he has come a long way as an artist. He is one of many intriguing artists being featured at Contemporary Art Online by Sotheby's with the piece the “Shadowman”. Hambleton was always famous for…