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Tag: Joan Miró

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    Joan Miró Sketches and Zao Wou-Ki Print Lead Doyle’s Fine Art Sale

    Leading Doyle’s upcoming Fine Art auction are two double-sided sketches by Joan Miró. Though Miró never formally aligned himself with the Surrealists, he often used automatic drawing and other techniques to access his subconscious mind. Sketches played an important role in Miró’s experimentation and artmaking throughout his career. Both of…

    Zao Wou-Ki (1920-2013)
  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    Fine Books & Autographs at Auction June 17

    Joan Miró, Autograph Letter Signed, to Ballets Russes director Serge Grigoriev, with two small ink drawings, 1933. Estimate $3,000 to $4,000. New York—Swann Galleries will hold their spring offering of Fine Books & Autographs on Thursday, June 17. The auction will feature a strong showing of autographs by prominent American…

    Fine Books & Autographs at Auction June 17-2
  • Auction Result, Press Release

    Rembrandt & Picasso Lead Sale of Old Master Through Modern Prints

    Pablo Picasso, Fumeur à la Cigarette Rouge, color aquatint, 1964. Sold for $42,500. OLD MASTER THROUGH MODERN PRINTS Sale 2566; May 6, 2021 Sale total: $1,802,911 Estimates for sale as a whole: $1,651,400–$2,521,600 We offered 455 lots; 355 sold (78% sell-through rate by lot) All prices include Buyer’s Premium. New…

    Rembrandt & Picasso Lead Sale of Old Master Through Modern Prints2
  • Artists, Auction Industry

    Artist to Know: Ida Kohlmeyer

    Ahlers & Ogletree to Offer Mixed Media Work by New Orleans Artist Ida Kohlmeyer struggled to find her own style for years. She trained under some of the leading Modernists and Abstract Expressionists of the 20th century, including Hans Hofmann. Artists such as Mark Rothko and Joan Miró steadily rotated…

    Artist to Know Ida Kohlmeyer1
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    Millea Bros. Sale Features Anthologie de l'Humour Noir by André Breton and Wilfred Owen’s Poems

    Day 3 of the ABC: Estate Finds auction, presented by Millea Bros. Ltd., will feature important historical and literary books. Leading the event is André Breton's Anthologie de l'Humour Noir. Known as a founder of literary Surrealism, Breton started developing the book in the 1930s. Breton designed it to be an…

    Joan Miro lithograph, Andre Breton, Humour Noir
  • Auction Industry

    Notable Impressionist and Modern Art Pieces to be Sold at Christie's

    While pushing the boundaries of traditional art, Impressionism began to emerge in Paris in the 1860s. It paved the way for several other modern art movements, including Surrealism, Fauvism, Expressionism, and abstract art. An upcoming Christie’s event will highlight 132 Impressionist and Modern art pieces from the late 19th century…

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  • Auction Result, Press Release

    New Record for a Print by Louis Lozowick at $81k in Old Master Through Modern Sale at Swann

    Sale Brings $2M Mary Cassatt, Pablo Picasso, Louis Lozowick, Joan Miró, Diego Rivera & more OLD MASTER THROUGH MODERN PRINTS Sale 2550; November 12, 2020 Sale total: $2,025,420 We offered 476 lots; 359 sold (75% sell-through rate by lot) All prices include Buyer’s Premium. New York—Swann Galleries’ Thursday, November 12…

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  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    A Rare Group of Sketches by Pablo Picasso and a Large Watercolor by Paul Jenkins Lead the Autumn Fine Art Sale Now Open for Bidding on iGavelauctions.com.

    Paul Jenkins (1923-2012), Large Color Abstract, Watercolor on Paper, 1982 (Est: $7,000-10,000) New York: Lark Mason Associates is pleased to announce that that its Autumn Fine Art sale, which includes a rare group of sketches by Pablo Picasso and an oversized Paul Jenkins watercolor are among the eclectic selection of…

    A Rare Group of Sketches by Pablo Picasso and a Large Watercolor by Paul Jenkins Lead the Autumn Fine Art Sale
  • Art Industry

    Baltimore Museum of Art Halts Deaccession of Artworks After Controversy

    The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has pushed several art institutions to financial discomfort.  As the pandemic threatens their very existence, some museums have decided to make noted artworks available for sale in an attempt to cover the large drop in revenue. The Association of Art Museum Directors (AAMD) created a brief…

    Baltimore Museum of Art Halts Deaccession of Artworks After Controversy
  • Auction Industry

    Large, long-held Miro artwork to lead Stephenson's Oct. 30 Fine & Decorative Arts

    Joan Miro (Spanish, 1893-1983), ‘Sculpture et Ceramics,’ 1973, artist's proof on Arches paper, pencil-signed by artist with additional notation “H.C.” Created as signature art for Miro exhibition at Fondation Maeght in Saint-Paul-de-Vence, France, June 1973. Size: 41½ by 31½ inches (framed), 33¾ by 23¾ inches sight. Provenance: Galerie Maeght (Paris),…

    Large, long-held Miro artwork to lead Stephenson's Oct. 30 Fine & Decorative Arts
  • Auction Result

    Oil on canvas painting of a Japanese girl by David Burliuk (1882-1967) brings $39,100 at Weiss Auctions, September 16th

    The portrait painting, measuring 13 inches by 17 inches on a relined canvas, was signed lower left by Burliuk and dated “1922”. It was the top lot of the sale. Beautiful oil on canvas portrait of a Japanese girl by David Burliuk (Ukrainian/American, 1882-1967), 13 inches by 17 inches, signed…

    Oil on canvas painting of a Japanese girl by David Burliuk (1882-1967) brings $39,100 at Weiss Auctions, September 16th
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    Prints & Multiples

    One of the featured artists in the upcoming Bonhams Prints & Multiples auction is cultural icon Andy Warhol. A leading figure of the Pop Art movement, Warhol photographed boxer Muhammad Ali in 1977 as part of his Athletes series. The complete set of four Ali screenprints (numbered 2 of 150)…

    ALEXANDER CALDER (1898-1976)
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    Fine Prints & Photographs

    One of the most famous photographers of America, Ansel Adams, once said, “You don't take a photograph, you make it.” Adams believed the technique of capturing a photograph is in itself a fine art. This belief would later help throw light on the significance of conserving wilderness areas such as…

    Vija Celmins (Latvian-American, b. 1938) Untitled (Ocean)
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    Fine Art, Vintage Couture, and Jewelry Auction

    Internationally-acclaimed artist Joan Miró is widely considered a Surrealist. However, he never officially joined the artistic group. A contemporary of Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dalí, and Henri Matisse, Miró combined abstraction with Surrealist fantasy to pioneer a new style of Automatism. His mature style evolved from the tension between his fanciful,…

    Syd Solomon (1917-2004) American, Oils on Panel
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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
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    August Estates Auction

    Internationally acclaimed artist Joan Miró is often considered one of the leading Surrealists. However, he never officially became part of the group. A desire to express human psychology's inner workings led Miró to pioneer a linear style of Automatism. This pursuit inspired him to develop a new artistic language of…

    Free Blown Pittsburgh Type Glass Oil Lamp
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    Prints and Multiple Auction

    In 1968, the great Mexican printmaker, José Luis Cuevas, created a portfolio of 11 lithographs. The series, called Crimes by Cuevas, featured paintings describing criminality in history. An edition of that series is available in the upcoming auction of prints and multiples, offered by Morton Subastas. One lithograph from the…

    THEO TOBIASSE, Les Meres Bibliques, 1984 a) Sarah b) Rebecca c) Rachael, Signed, Lithographies
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    Modern Art & Design Auction

    Offered in Los Angeles Modern Auctions’ upcoming sale is Carole Feuerman’s 1998 resin sculpture titled Neptune along with the books From Studio to Foundry: Three Decades of Sculpture (2000) and Carole A. Feuerman: Sculpture (1999). Carole Feuerman is an American hyperrealist artist known for her sculptures of swimmers and bathers.…

    Pablo Picasso
  • 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