10 Press Releases

Tag: Lee Krasner

  • Auction Industry

    Blazing a Trail: Bonhams Presents Work by Modern British Women Artists

    Evelyn Dunbar, Opportunity, 1936. Image from Bonhams. Feminist art historian Linda Nochlin attended a graduation ceremony at Vassar College in 1970. Richard Feigen, a renowned art dealer, turned to her after the ceremony and said, “Linda, I would love to show women artists, but I can’t find any good ones.…

    Blazing a Trail Bonhams Presents Work by Modern British Women Artists1
  • Artists, Auction Industry

    Artist to Know: Alfonso Ossorio

    Christie’s Brings Work by 20th-Century Collector, Patron, and Outsider Artist For most of his adult life, Alfonso Ossorio was not taken seriously as an artist. The world knew him as a wealthy, eccentric collector and a friend to Jackson Pollock, Lee Krasner, and Jean Dubuffet. Critics declared that Ossorio’s painting…

    Artist to Know Alfonso Ossorio1
  • 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.…

  • Artists

    'The Short Story of Women Artists' Debuts This Fall

    “Women have been creating art since antiquity, but for much of that time, they have been excluded, ignored and generally expunged from art history.” – Susie Hodge, from The Short Story of Women Artists The Short Story of Women Artists by Susie Hodge. On Sale: September 22 | ISBN 9781786276551 |…

    The Short Story of Women Artists Debuts This Fall3
  • 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 Preview

    The Ginny Williams Collection Evening Sale

    Ginny Williams was an avid art collector and dealer who revolutionized private and institutional art collection. An artist herself, Williams had an eye for detail, and her vision helped launch a successful career for many of her fellow women artists. The upcoming Ginny Williams Collection Evening Sale, offered by Sotheby's,…

  • Auction Industry

    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
  • 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 Preview

    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
  • 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