15 Press Releases

Tag: Marcel Duchamp

  • Auction Preview

    Kandis Williams’ Collage Art Featured in Upcoming Sotheby’s Auction

    Artist Kandis Williams is notable for her carefully curated collage arts. Her works usually shed light on issues like nationalism, race, and authority. Williams’ collages are full of layers of repetitive footage and photographs, a signature feature in her works. The artist utilizes a structured approach involving deconstruction and reconstruction…

    Kandis Williams
  • Auction Industry

    The Aristophil Collection: An Immersion Into the Creative Lives of Authors and Artists

    The next two sales of autographs from the Aristophil Collection include a few items that have never come up for auction before, but also a collection of historic objects and some treasures, paintings and drawings. Théodore Géricault (1791–1824), Self-portrait, oil on canvas, c. 1812, 27 x 22 cm/10.62 x 8.66 in. Estimate: €30,000/40,000…

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    Abstract Expressionist Paintings by James Havard Headline Dane Fine Art Sale

    Though American artist James Havard was best known for his Abstract Illusionist paintings of the 1970s, he later embraced a distinct variant of Abstract Expressionism. He sampled from many different cultures for his works in the 1980s. Native American motifs, African masks, and Oceanic aesthetics appeared in Havard’s repertoire. Several…

    James Havard - Navaho Mask - New Paint
  • Art World

    Art and the Absence of It: A History of Invisible Art That Involved Nothingness

    Jens Haaning, Take the Money and Run, 2021. Image courtesy of Niels Fabæk, Kunsten Museum of Modern Art Aalborg. A Danish museum loaned artist Jens Haaning USD 84,000 to create two works of art using the banknotes. The museum received Haaning’s work a few days before the planned exhibition. However,…

  • Artists, Auction Industry

    Artist to Know: Berenice Abbott

    Barridoff Galleries Offers Three Vintage Photos of a Changing New York After settling in Paris, pioneering photographer Man Ray started looking for an assistant. He specifically sought a candidate with no previous experience in photography who could learn his distinct style. Ray eventually hired a young journalism dropout who had…

    Artist to Know Berenice Abbott1
  • Auction Preview

    Photographs by Sally Mann and Ruth Bernhard Featured in Hindman’s Upcoming Sale

    Sally Mann's photographs explore growing up, familial bonding, and other subjects that some would consider tame. Yet in her compositions, Mann unearths the unsettling feeling of childhood anxiety. That includes the photo Naptime, a print of which is available in Hindman’s upcoming Photographs auction. In the picture, a child lays…

    Sally Mann (American, b. 1951) Naptime, 1987
  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    From Op Art to NFTs, Heritage Auction's Modern & Contemporary Event Travels Back to the Future

    Three Beeple “Everydays” join a thrilling line-up for May 13 sale that includes Vasarely, Calder and Christo Beeple_The_Everydays_The_2020_Collection_three_works_2020_Heritage_Auctions DALLAS, Texas (April 21, 2021) – Heritage Auctions’ May 13 Modern & Contemporary Signature Auction is a decidedly frisky peek at the past, present and future of the definition of art, spanning decades to…

    From Op Art to NFTs, Heritage Auctions Modern & Contemporary Event Travels Back to the Future
  • Auction Industry

    Stair Brings the Art of the Exquisite Corpse to Auction

    This March, Stair will offer an unusual auction that borders on the macabre. Collectors will find drawings of the human body in every style imaginable, from the realist to the absurd. The auction, held live on March 3rd, 2021, highlights the ‘Exquisite Corpse’ game of the Surrealists.  Annette Lemieux, Doug…

    Stair Brings the Art of the Exquisite Corpse to Auction3
  • Auction Industry

    Artist to Know: Kim Whan-ki

    Vallot Auctioneers Brings Work From the “Godfather of Korean Monochrome Art” While the European art market focused on Pablo Picasso, Marcel Duchamp, and Mark Rothko, South Korean visual artist Kim Whan-ki was building a fresh interpretation of Modernism. Inspired by the Color Field painters, Kim forged a strong connection with…

  • Auction Preview

    20th Century, Modern & Contemporary Fine Art

    In the upcoming 20th Century, Modern, & Contemporary Fine Art auction, pieces from Charles Demuth, Marcel Duchamp, Gene Davis, and Andy Warhol will be featured. Demuth was an American painter from Lancaster, Pennsylvania. He primarily worked with watercolors, then turned to oils later in his career. He developed a style…

    David Shapiro (1944-2014)- Mudra II
  • Auction Industry

    Ketterer Kunst announces auction of rarebooks, manuscripts, autographs

    Thomas Robert Malthus, An Essay on the Principle of Population, London, J. Johnson 1798. Estimate: € 60,000. HAMBURG.- At the moment the exponential curve is on the tip of everyone‘s tongue. However, Thomas Robert Malthus explained this important principle in his acclaimed essay on the growth of population as early as…

    Ketterer Kunst announces auction of rarebooks, manuscripts, autographs
  • Auction Preview

    Art + Design Part 2

    Roberto Sebastian Matta was an Abstract Expressionist best known for his oil paintings. Matta’s art evolved from sketch drawings to his oil work, including his Inscape series. The upcoming auction presented by Wright will feature a graphite and crayon piece titled Pilar de l'Atlas by Matta. The mechanical lines and…

    Modern lounge chair.
  • Auction Industry

    One-of-a-kind Lalanne Hippopotamus bathroom set to highlight Sotheby's June Design Sale in Paris

    The spectacular statement set will be offered for the very first time since it was commissioned in the nineties by the present owner. Estimate in the region of €2.5 million. Courtesy Sotheby's. PARIS.- François-Xavier Lalanne was a designer renowned for his ability to transform the ordinary into the extraordinary. Unique in…

    One-of-a-kind Lalanne Hippopotamus bathroom set to highlight Sotheby's June Design Sale in Paris
  • Auction Preview

    Prints & Multiples Signature Auction

    Roy Lichtenstein was an American Pop artist recognized for his work inspired by comic-strips, recognizable with its primary colors and black outlines. Lichtenstein’s print series titled Reflections sought to imitate illusions in glass and mirrors. The upcoming sale presented by Heritage Auctions showcases Reflections on Crash, a semi-abstract colored lithograph…

    Lee Jaffe (American, b. 1950) Jean-Michel
  • Auction Result

    Rare Lichtenstein Screenprint From Reflection Series Headed to Heritage’s Prints and Multiples Auction

    Andy Warhol, KAWS, Wayne Thiebaud, Pablo Picasso among artists sharing top billing DALLAS, Texas (March 31, 2020) – A lithograph screenprint from Roy Lichtenstein’s popular Reflection series will vie for top-lot honors in Heritage Auctions Prints and Multiples Auction, April 21. The sale will feature artwork by many coveted artists, including Andy Warhol,…

    Rare Lichtenstein Screenprint From Reflection Series Headed to Heritage’s Prints and Multiples Auction