23 Press Releases

Tag: Jean-Michel Basquiat

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    Hockney, Basquiat, and Still Headline Contemporary Art Evening Sale

    David Hockney's Nichols Canyon is among the highlights of Phillips' upcoming 20th Century & Contemporary Art Evening Sale. The painting illustrates Hockney's daily drive from his home atop Nichols Canyon in the Hollywood Hills down to his studio. "I look down on Hollywood," says Hockney about the commute with a…

    David Hockney Nichols Canyon
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    Contemporary Art Day Auction to Offer Works by Barkley L. Hendricks, Jean-Michel Basquiat, and More

    Sotheby's Contemporary Art Day Auction presents late 20th-century fine art from around the world. That includes Barkley L. Hendricks' portrait Jackie Sha-La-La. Hendricks aimed not only to capture a person's likeness in his portraits but also their personality. Here, Jackie's eyes are covered by an elaborate hat as she makes…

    Jackie Sha-La-La (Jackie Cameron) by Barkley L. Hendricks
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    Contemporary Curated

    This Contemporary Curated Sale, presented by Sotheby’s, offers more than 200 works of fine art. Highlighted among the lots is a painting from Kenneth Noland’s Target series, inspired by the Color Field art movement. Noland created these works by spreading thinned paint on a canvas and then moving his colors…

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    From the Walls of Keith Haring

    Sotheby’s Offers Works from the Artist’s Personal Collection in a Benefit Sale “I love paintings too much, love color too much, love seeing too much, love feeling too much, love art too much, love too much,” Keith Haring said shortly before receiving his fatal AIDS diagnosis in 1988. Though Haring’s…

    From the Walls of Keith Haring1
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    Auction prices that take your breath away

    Nicolas Party, Untitled (Landscape), 2013. Estimate: $60,000-80,000. Image courtesy of Phillips.by Ted Loos NEW YORK(NYT NEWS SERVICE).- Sale prices that wildly exceed expectations give a jolt of excitement to art auctions. In the prepandemic days of live audiences, a gasp from the crowd might be heard. Though much of the action…

    Auction prices that take your breath away.
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    Basquiat with provenance leads LAMA's new hybrid-format auction

    Jean-Michel Basquiat, Untitled, 1987. Colored pencil and charcoal on paper. Signed and dated in charcoal sheet verso. Composition/sheet: 42” x 29.5”. Estimate: $80,000-120,000. LOS ANGELES, CA.-Los Angeles Modern Auctions announced that its new, hybrid-format fall auction will take place October 18, 2020 with both timed and live bidding components. As LAMA’s…

    Basquiat with provenance leads LAMAs new hybrid-format auction
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    Artworks by Haring, Frishmuth, Basquiat, others are in Nye & Company's online-only Estate Treasures auction, September 2

    Disparate material comprises the first fall auction and has pieces coming to sale from all over the Tri-State area. The auction will start at 10 am Eastern. Keith Haring, Untitled, Chalk on Paper, Subway Drawing BLOOMFIELD, NJ, UNITED STATES, August 18, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ -- Nye & Company Auctioneers’ upcoming Estate…

    Artworks by Haring, Frishmuth, Basquiat, others are in Nye & Companys online-only Estate Treasures auction, September 2
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    5 Fine Art Pieces to Hit the Auction Block This July

    Auctions presented by Phillips, Sotheby's, Bonhams, and Christie's will include works by Roy Lichtenstein, Pablo Picasso, and Rembrandt, among others. Several major auction houses have announced their events for this month. Fine art collectors will have many pieces to consider, including works by 20th-century artists Roy Lichtenstein and Pablo Picasso.…

    5 Fine Art Pieces to Hit the Auction Block This July-2
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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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    Post-War & Contemporary Art Day Sale

    The upcoming Christie's sale will include a selection of post-war and contemporary art. One of the featured works is an oil on board piece from Wayne Thiebaud, an American printmaker and painter. He is known for his recurring still lifes of edible treats and everyday objects, such as vending machines,…

    Cecily Brown (b. 1969)
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    Twentieth-Century Masterworks Shine in Fine Photographs at Swann

    Robert Mapplethorpe, Lisa Lyon, oversize silver print, one of an edition of one, 1980. Estimate $30,000 to $40,000. New York—On Thursday, June 11, Swann Galleries will hold a sale of Fine Photographs that  features twentieth-century masterworks, landscapes, feminist and Latin American photographers, as well as pop photographica. Leading the sale is Robert Mapplethorpe’s oversize study Lisa Lyon, silver print,…

    Twentieth-Century Masterworks Shine in Fine Photographs at Swann-2
  • Art Industry


    Art Master, a free art trivia game for Android and iOS, has launched to help art enthusiasts and collectors reconnect with the art world during a time when art galleries, museums, art fairs, and artist studios are closed due to the growing threat of COVID-19. The ultimate art quiz, Art…

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    Fine Art Assortment, Collectible Glass, And Jewelry

    Available in the upcoming Auction Kings sale is a mixed media painting from Jean-Michel Basquiat. The piece is 22 inches high and is signed “SAMO” below Basquiat’s three-pointed crown. During his street art days, he collaborated with Al Diaz under the shared SAMO© moniker. This experience with underground graffiti helped…

    Brilliant White-multi-color Spotted Italian Glass Vase
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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,…

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    Has Instagram Changed Art Buying?

    Brett Gorvy, Christie’s former global head of contemporary art, posted a picture of a Jean-Michel Basquiat painting on his personal Instagram page in 2017. Within hours, he received messages from collectors around the world who were interested in buying the piece. The painting was sold for $24 million two days…

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    Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale

    Andy Warhol first photographed Muhammad Ali in 1977. The photographs of the heavyweight boxing champion would be used as references for Warhol's 1977 Athletes series. As Warhol lifted his camera, Ali had only one question: “Do I look fearless?” One of Warhol’s original portraits of Ali is highlighted in the…

    Christies Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale
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    A Japanese Mega-Collector Is Giving Away $9 Million to His Twitter Followers to See If Money Makes People Happy

    Yusaku Maezawa's scheme was sparked by recent calls for universal basic income. Yusaku Maezawa. Photo © Yusaku Maezawa. The billionaire art collector and fashion mogul Yusaku Maezawa is giving away ¥1 billion ($9 million) to a group of his Twitter followers in a “social experiment.” The 44-year-old Japanese businessman, whose net worth is currently…

    Yusaku Maezawa. Photo © Yusaku Maezawa.
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    Antiques from Estates & Collections

    Jean-Michel Basquiat is considered to be one of America’s most influential Modern artists. Through his definitive style, the artist explored a new genre of expression. Basquiat eventually made his way to fame during the 1980s by challenging social perceptions of race, poverty, and politics through his work. New Haven Auctions’…

    Rare Old Sleepy Eye Figural Metal Trade Sign
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    20th Century, Modern & Contemporary Fine Art

    Artist Richard Estes was given a Kodak camera when he was eight years old. His early exposure to cameras inspired him to produce photo-realistic paintings throughout his career. Included in the upcoming 20th Century Modern & Contemporary Fine Art auction, presented by Stair Galleries, is a painting by Estes during…

    20th Century, Modern & Contemporary Fine Art
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    20th Century & Contemporary Art Evening Sale

    The upcoming 20th Century & Contemporary Art Evening Sale presented by Phillips Auction offers a curation of fine art. This sale gathers artworks by key artists of the 20th century, including Joan Miro, Roy Lichtenstein, and Jean-Michel Basquiat. Paintings, pop-art prints, mixed media works, sculptures, and other mediums will be…