17 Press Releases

Tag: Mark Rothko

  • Auction Preview

    Warhol’s Diamond Dust Shoes and Murakami’s Cherries Lead Bonhams’ Post-War & Contemporary Art Auction

    Diamond Dust Shoes (Pink), Warhol’s 1980 synthetic polymer paint, silkscreen ink, and diamond dust on canvas piece, is a leading lot in Bonhams’ upcoming Post-War & Contemporary Art auction. Warhol started his career drawing shoes for Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar, for which he received the nickname “the Leonardo da Vinci…

  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    Warhol’s Diamond Dust Shoes Highlight Bonhams Post-war & Contemporary Sale

    Diamond Dust Shoes (1980) by Andy Warhol, estimated at $1,200,000 - 1,800,000, and Untitled (1956) by Alexander Calder, estimated at $700,000 - 1,000,000. View Catalogue New York – An exceptional painting, Diamond Dust Shoes, (1980) by Andy Warhol (1928-1987) will be presented at Bonhams Post-War & Contemporary sale on November…

    Warhol’s Diamond Dust Shoes Highlight Bonhams Post-war & Contemporary Sale
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    James Turrell’s Ethereal Hologram 10 Leads the Way at Autumn Modern & Contemporary Fine Art Auction

    Hologram #10, an electrified, mixed-media hologram and glass construction by James Turrell, is one of the leading lots in John Moran Auctioneers’ upcoming Autumn Modern & Contemporary Fine Art sale. Hologram #10 is an homage to abstract painting masters like Mark Rothko. A field of blue light emanates from backlit…

    James Turrell (b. 1943)
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    Mark Rothko’s Color Field Artworks Featured in Upcoming Sotheby’s Sale of the Macklowe Collection

    Mark Rothko was an abstract artist famous for his color field artworks with rectangular sections. His paintings were known for their carefully curated shapes, color, depth, balance, scale, and composition. In 1949, the painter invented his signature composition involving vertically set rectangular shapes. These shapes were full of dark hues…

    Jeff Koons
  • Auction Industry

    American Southern Artists Featured in Brunk Auctions’ Modern + Design Sale

    Brunk Auctions’ upcoming Modern + Design sale presents nearly 500 lots of fine and decorative art, as well as furniture and sculpture. The catalog particularly features the work of American Southern artists, many of whom were leaders in South’s 20th-century regional art scene. These artists engaged with sweeping national and…

  • Auction Industry

    Sotheby’s Prepares to Auction the Macklowe Collection, Worth $600 Million

    The storied and highly contested Macklowe Collection will finally make its auction debut with Sotheby’s on November 15th, 2021. After years of contentious divorce proceedings, Harry and Linda Macklowe agreed to sell 64 major pieces from their collection. Sotheby’s will present half of the offerings this November and the rest…

    Alberto Giacometti, Le Nez, cast in 1965. Image from Sotheby’s.
  • Auction Result

    State of the Market: Auction Houses and Art Fairs Plow Ahead in 2021’s Third Quarter

    The art world finished the summer season flush with high sales results and the enthusiastic return to live art fairs. New market reports offer a clearer view of the COVID-19 pandemic’s long-term impact on the art world. Additionally, the strengths and weaknesses of NFTs have come under increased scrutiny. After…

  • Auction Industry

    Franz Kline’s Life, Art, and History at Auction

    After World War II, the Expressionist movement inspired many artists, including Frank Kline, who produced numerous large-scale abstract artworks. Along with Mark Rothko and Jackson Pollock, Kline put New York on the map as the center of contemporary abstraction. Franz Kline is regarded as one of the most prominent contributors…

    Franz Klines Life, Art, and History at Auction1
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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…

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    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
  • Exhibitions

    "Janet Mait: Virtually" at Lawrence Fine Art

    Lawrence Fine Art is pleased to present "Janet Mait: Virtually", an exhibition of new and unseen work by NYC-based artist Janet Mait. This is the gallery's second solo exhibition of Mait's work and fourth exhibition overall. The gallery is working with Artsy to present the exhibition virtually and the link…

    Janet Mait Virtually at Lawrence Fine Art
  • Auction Preview

    Modern Art & Design + Urban Culture Auctions: 3 Sessions

    French artist Albert Gleizes dedicated his life to contributing and explaining the Cubist art movement. His early exposure to the new art form of geometric patterns, lines, and colors came from his father’s fabric studio. Although Georges Braque and Pablo Picasso were the leaders of Cubism, it was Gleizes and…

    Monumental Pablo Picasso Tarasque Jug-Vessel (A.R. 247)
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    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
  • 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