25 Press Releases

Tag: Henri Matisse

  • Auction Preview

    John Richardson: A Scholar Collects Day 1

    Stair presents nearly 250 items from the collection of the late art historian Sir John Richardson on the first day of this event. Richardson was known for his four-volume biography of Pablo Picasso, along with his decades-long friendship with Picasso and many other artists. W Magazine called Richardson, “the man…

    William IV Zebrawood and Parcel-Gilt Dodecagon Center Table
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    Exceptional Estates Auction

    Henri Matisse continuously defied the conventional rules of the art world. Matisse, along with a few fellow artists, helped lead art movements such as Fauvism and Modernism in the early 20th century. Hosted by Blackwell Auctions, the upcoming Exceptional Estates Auction features a Matisse lithograph titled Portrait de Claude. It…

    MORT KUNSTLER, Stonewall Jackson, Limited
  • Auction Industry

    Blackwell Auctions selling scarce 1850s lithograph of Black musician

    Artist’s depiction of African-American man unusual for the period. CLEARWATER, FLA.- On September 12, Blackwell Auctions is offering an antebellum lithograph of an African-American musician. The original, titled “The Bone Player,” was painted by New York artist William Sidney Mount (American, 1807-1868) in 1856, only a few short years before the Civil War…

    Blackwell Auctions selling scarce 1850s lithograph of Black musician
  • 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
  • Auction Result

    Virtual Fine Art Auction From Sotheby’s Reaches $192.7 Million

    Unexpected results came in for one of the last major Sotheby’s auctions of the summer, held on July 28th, 2020, in London. 65 works came under the hammer, broadcast to bidders via live stream. The sale, called “Rembrandt to Richter,” brought together many leading names in art from the last…

    Virtual Fine Art Auction From Sothebys Reaches $192.7 Million4
  • Exhibitions

    Multiples and Master Prints | On view Palm beach

    Findlay Galleries is proud to present a collection of Multiples and Master Prints from our modern masters and contemporary artists using various techniques such as lithographs, linocuts, and aquatints. This collection celebrates a select group of Findlay Galleries acclaimed artists; Tadashi Asoma, Marc Chagall, Noe Canjura, Salvador Dali, Robert Indiana, Lee Krasner, Joan Miró,…

    Multiples and Master Prints On view Palm beach
  • Auction Industry

    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
  • Auction Industry

    John Nicholson's to offer de Vlaminck's personal tribute to founder of Surrealism

    Maurice de Vlaminck (1876-1958), Figure walking on a tree-lined country road, signed, in a hand carved frame. Inscribed to the reverse: A André Breton, Amicalement, Vlaminck. 50 x 61cm. Estimate: £10,000-15,000. HASLEMERE.-John Nicholson’s will offer this landscape by Maurice de Vlaminck – dedicated by the artist to the poet and…

    John Nicholson's to offer de Vlaminck's personal tribute to founder of Surrealism
  • Auction Result

    Iconic Warhols & fresh-to-market works by blue chip artists achieve over 1 million at Freeman's

    Andy Warhol (American, 1928-1987), Chanel from Ads. Sold for $175,000. PHILADELPHIA, PA.-Freeman’s announced the results of its highly successful Modern & Contemporary Art auction—their first online fine art sale of 2020. With an impressive sell-through rate of 95%, the 58-lot sale achieved over $1 million, just shy of its pre-sale high…

    Iconic Warhols & fresh-to-market works by blue chip artists achieve over 1 million at Freeman's
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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

    Freeman's announces highlights included in its 'American Art & Pennsylvania Impressionists Sale'

    Edward W. Redfield (American, 1869-1965), Spring at Point Pleasant on the Delaware River. Estimate: $300,000-500,000. PHILADELPHIA, PA.- On Sunday, June 7, Freeman’s will hold its much anticipated, bi-annual auction of American Art & Pennsylvania Impressionists. The sale will include a number of works by marquee names in the field, such as Robert Henri…

    Freeman's announces highlights included in its 'American Art & Pennsylvania Impressionists Sale'
  • People

    Baltimore Museum of Art Receives $3.5M Gift and Names New Director of Matisse Center

    The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) has announced that it has received a gift of $3.5 million from a longtime museum advocate to endow the directorship for The Ruth R. Marder Center for Matisse Studies, which is currently slated to open in fall 2021. In recognition of this generous gift,…

    Baltimore Museum of Art Receives $3.5M Gift and Names New Director of Matisse Center
  • Auction Industry

    Old Master Through Modern Prints at Swann May 21

    New York—Swann Galleries will offer a live online sale of Old Master Through Modern Prints on Thursday, May 21. With the largest selection of old master prints to be found at auction in America as well as important modern works, this sale offers an impressive array of fine material, including a special section dedicated…

    Old Master Through Modern Prints at Swann May 21-1
  • Exhibitions

    Ohio Couple Gift Over $100 Million In Artwork To Cleveland Museum Of Art

    The Cleveland Museum of Art (CMA) has announced the gift and promised gift of more than 100 Impressionist, Post-Impressionist, and modern European and American paintings, drawings, and prints; Chinese and Japanese ceramics; and other works of art from the collection of Clevelanders Joseph P. and Nancy F. Keithley. Valued at…

    Pierre Bonnard, Fruit and Fruit Dishes
  • Auction Industry

    Auction Houses Miss Out on $450 Million Collection of Late Philanthropist Don Marron

    How will this impact the market's bottom line in 2020? Three New York galleries that the Wall Street Journal referred to as "longtime rivals” will come together to sell the collection of the late philanthropist Donald Marron. Together, Pace, Gagosian, and Acquavella will privately sell over 300 works estimated to…

    Auction Houses Miss Out on $450 Million Collection of Late Philanthropist Don Marron
  • 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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    Fine European Art Signature Auction

    The work of Françoise Gilot, an art critic, author, and postwar painter, will lead the upcoming Fine European Art Signature Auction presented by Heritage Auctions. Gilot’s oil painting entitled La Marionette will be included after remaining in her personal collection for over fifty years. Besides being an artist in her…

    Fine European Art Signature Auction
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    Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale

    The Impressionist movement was a major shift in the way the art world perceived skill, technique, and style. Its emphasis on short, defined brushstrokes and abstraction should not be mistaken for  a lack of skill. In the upcoming Impressionist and Modern Art Works on Paper auction presented by Christie’s, sketches,…

    Salvador Dalí (1904-1989)
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    Important Prints and Multiples Day Sale

    Bansky, an anonymous English artist received a special status in the world of art. His work includes many powerful, often controversial images. While his artworks are renowned around the world, the painting of “Girl with Balloon” is a rare find.  The painting is a part of Important Prints and Multiples…

    Important Prints and Multiples Day Sale
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    Antiques and Fine Art from Estates and Collections

    New Haven Auctions has had the knack of displaying diversified items and prestigious artists under their auctions. Antiques and Fine Art auction from different estates and collections are no different. With items from the likes of J.W. Fiske and Henry Matisse, the auction is a sheer delight for any collector.…

    Henri Matisse -La Chevelure 1952/AuctionDaily