20 Press Releases

Tag: Jackson Pollock

  • Auction Preview

    Sotheby’s Offers Prints by Leading Photographers, from Edward Weston to Vik Muniz

    Edward Weston’s Dunes, Oceano will lead Sotheby’s spring Photographs sale. An American photographer and founding member of Group f.64, Weston explored sharply-focused landscapes through his lens. The available print shows swelling sand dunes with pronounced shadows. Ansel Adams, another member of Group f.64, is also featured in this event. Clearing…

    Edward Weston Dunes, Oceano
  • Artists, Auction Industry

    Artist to Know: Toko Shinoda

    Modern Lithograph Available in Contemporary Japanese Art Sale Throughout the 20th century, Japanese artist Toko Shinoda built her own Modernist tradition. Her career lasted over seven decades, taking her from the shores of Japan to the burgeoning artist communities of New York. Shinoda was closely associated with Abstract Expressionism. However,…

    Artist to Know Toko Shinoda1
  • Artists, Auction Industry

    A Look Into Jackson Pollock's Auction History

    “New needs need new techniques. And the modern artists have found new ways and new means of making their statements... the modern painter cannot express his age, the airplane, the atom bomb, the radio, in the old forms of the Renaissance or any other past culture,” Jackson Pollock once said. …

    A Look Into Jackson Pollocks Auction History1
  • Art World

    How Did the GameStop Short Squeeze Affect Art Collectors?

    In late January of 2021, an unlikely connection emerged between Reddit users, GameStop, and some of the biggest names on Wall Street. Steve Cohen and Kenneth Griffin, two of the art world’s wealthiest collectors, were affected by a newsmaking stock market short squeeze. Both billionaires have placed record-breaking bids at…

    How Did the GameStop Short Squeeze Affect Art Collectors4
  • Auction Preview

    Brunk Auctions Offers Bechtler Firearm and Fine Art by Jackson Pollock and Tom Wesselmann

    The Bechtler family became known for their private coining operation after moving to North Carolina from Germany in 1829. By the 1830s, the family had applied for a few patents, including one for a repeating firearm that was capable of firing eight rounds per minute. These firearms disappeared until 2016,…

    Jackson Pollock
  • Auction Result, Press Release

    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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  • Auction Preview

    20th Century Evening Sale

    From Impressionism to contemporary art, Christie's upcoming 20th Century Evening Sale offers a wide array of fine art pieces. This early October event is led by an untitled painting from American painter Mark Rothko. Among the most prominent figures of the New York School, Rothko revolutionized Abstract Expressionism. His mature…

    Cy Twombly (1928-2011)
  • Auction Result

    Abstract Expressionist paintings lead Shannon's fall fine art auction, which totaled over $3.3 million; 82% of lots sold

    Leading the auction was the highly-anticipated sale of Abstract Expressionist art from the Jeanne and Carroll Berry Collection. The results did not disappoint. Untitled, #30 (1970), an acrylic on paper by Adolph Gottlieb (American, 1903-1974), signed, dated and numbered, 23 ¾ inches by 18 ¾ inches ($162,500). MILFORD, CT, UNITED…

    Abstract Expressionist paintings lead Shannons fall fine art auction, which totaled over $3.3 million; 82% of lots sold
  • Auction Industry

    A Jackson Pollock Landscape Once Thought To Be Lost Headlines Freeman's Sale

    On October 5th, 2020, Freeman’s will hold its single-owner auction of the Collection of Dr. Henry & Mrs. Fannie Levine, prominent Philadelphia collectors. It is also a rare opportunity for discerning buyers seeking blue-chip material offered for the first time in decades. Jackson Pollock (American, 1912-1956), , Pennsylvania Landscape. Estimate: $60,000 -…

    A Jackson Pollock Landscape Once Thought To Be Lost Headlines Freemans Sale
  • Auction Industry

    Shannon's fall auction on September 17th features 230 quality artworks dating from the 19th century through contemporary

    The auction be presented in a 180-page color catalog filled with important paintings, drawings, prints and sculpture. Online bidding will be via Invaluable.com Acrylic on paper by Adolph Gottlieb (American, 1903-1974), Untitled, #30 (1970), signed, dated and numbered, 23 ¾ inches by 18 ¾ inches (est. $80,000-$120,000). MILFORD, CT, UNITED…

    Shannons fall auction on September 17th features 230 quality artworks dating from the 19th century through contemporary
  • Exhibitions

    Everson Museum Will Sell Jackson Pollock Painting In Order to Diversify Its Collection

    The Board of Trustees of the Everson Museum of Art has voted unanimously to deaccession a painting by Jackson Pollock from the Museum’s collection, in order to refine, diversify, and build its collection for the future. Christie’s Auction House will feature the work in its newly announced Evening Sale of 20th and 21st Century…

    Everson Museum Will Sell Jackson Pollock Painting In Order to Diversify Its Collection
  • Artists

    Cynthia Navaretta, art critic, curator, publisher, art collector, architectural engineer dies at age 97

    Cynthia’s friends included Jackson Pollock, Harold Rosenberg, Lee Krasner, Milton Resnick, Milton Avery, Franz Kline, the De Kooning’s, among others. NEW YORK, NY.- In her mid-twenties Cynthia Navaretta was immersed in the New York art scene from the early days of the ‘New York School’ and the influential “8th Street Club”…

    Cynthia Navaretta, art critic, curator, publisher, art collector, architectural engineer dies at age 97
  • Auction Industry

    Ahead of Traveling Retrospective, Joan Mitchell’s $10 Million Masterwork Hits Auction Block

    On July 2, Phillips will offer Joan Mitchell’s Noël in the 20th Century & Contemporary Art Evening Sale in New York. This uplifting work of explosive colour, dripping fields of paint and rapid brushstrokes is exemplary of Mitchell’s rich painterly language, and hails from her highly acclaimed body of work from the early 1960s.…

    Ahead of Traveling Retrospective, Joan Mitchell’s $10 Million Masterwork Hits Auction Block
  • Auction Preview

    Clyfford Still Canvas Leads The Collection Of Harry W. & Mary Margaret Anderson At Sotheby's This May

    Clyfford Still, 1947-Y-No.1. Executed in 1947. Oil on canvas. Courtesy Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.-Sotheby’s announced that they will present Property from the Collection of Harry W. and Mary Margaret Anderson as a highlight of their marquee Contemporary Art auctions this May in New York. Harry W. “Hunk” Anderson (1922 – 2018)…

    Clyfford Still, 1947-Y-No.1. Executed in 1947. Oil on canvas. Courtesy Sotheby's.
  • Exhibitions

    Beyond the wall: a golden period of exchange between Mexican and US artists is revisited in new show

    Whitney Museum exhibition will explore the enduring influence of artists such as David Alfaro Siqueiros on US counterparts including Jackson Pollock and Philip Guston José Clemente Orozco’s Mexican Revolution work Barricade (1931) Photo: Courtesy of the Whitney Museum of American Art; © The Estate of Philip Guston, courtesy McKee Gallery The…

    Beyond the wall- a golden period of exchange between Mexican and US artists is revisited in new show
  • Auction Preview

    Prints and Multiples

    Ansel Adams described his life as “colored and modulated by the great earth gesture.” In love with nature from a young age, the 20th century photographer mostly captured the scenery of the Western United States. Some of his photographs, including Clearing Winter Storm and Moon and Clouds, will be available…

    Tom Wesselmann (American, 1931-2004) Mixed Bouquet with Leger, 1993
  • Auction Preview

    Masterworks of American Craft

    Robert Arneson's ceramic pieces often combined social commentary and absurdity: a household plate with a pool installed and a scale weighing only five human toes are two examples. But one of his ceramics available in the upcoming Masterworks of American Craft auction, offered by Rago, provides a different perspective. His…

    Dale Chihuly, Scarlet Lake Swirled Venetian with Flowers
  • Auction Preview

    Contemporary Art Evening Auction

    Mark Rothko was an American painter known for his deep explorations of color. His Blue Over Red oil painting is a notable example of Rothko’s style. The canvas work is among the featured lots of the upcoming Contemporary Art Evening Auction offered by Sotheby’s.  Another key item in the collection…

    Willem De Kooning
  • Press Release

    Repeat Auction Sales of Art by Women on the Rise

    A woman contemplates an oil painting "Un jardin pour audrey" (1974) by Joan Mitchell during the exhibition "Mitchell-Riopelle, Nothing in moderation" (Un couple dans la demesure) in the Fonds Helene et Edouard Leclerc in Landerneau, western France, last December. AFP/Getty Images Repeat auction sales of art tracked by Sotheby’s Mei Moses…

    Red Umbrella Fine Art Auctions
  • Art Industry

    Neuberger Museum Publishes First Catalog of Landmark Modern American Art Collection

    This September, the Neuberger Museum of Art of Purchase College will publish an impressive new tome, When Modern Was Contemporary: The Roy R. Neuberger Collection. The 276-page, fully illustrated, hardcover collection catalogue chronicles Roy R. Neuberger’s work as collector, donor, and arts advocate, providing new information on a remarkable moment in…

    Neuberger Museum Publishes First Catalog of Landmark Modern American Art Collection