16 Press Releases

Tag: Milton Avery

  • Auction Preview

    Bonhams Offers Works from American Artists Including Milton Avery

    “I try to construct a picture in which shapes, spaces, colors, form a set of unique relationships, independent of any subject matter,” said Milton Avery. Avery incorporated American Modernism in many of her paintings. He used abstract forms and bold color to mostly depict the American scene. In the upcoming…

    Milton Avery
  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    Lê Phổ Flower Painting and Modern Design on Offer With Brunk Auctions This April

    Nearly 500 lots will cross the block in Brunk Auctions’ dedicated Modern + Design Auction this April. The event features a variety of fine artworks, sculpture, modern furniture, and other items from the 20th and 21st centuries. A major piece by Lê Phổ headlines the event, which will begin on…

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    Floral Still-life Paintings of Le Pho & Andy Warhol and Monumental Kinetic Sculpture of Lin Emery Highlight Brunk Auctions’ Upcoming Sale

    As Vietnam was under the colonial rule of France for several decades, the French art world had a profound influence on many Vietnamese artists, including the Hanoi-born Lê Phổ. The painter is best remembered for his stylized floral still-life depictions that reflect French and Vietnamese cultural influences. A large Lê…

    Large Le Pho Floral Still Life Painting
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    American Art, Including Norman Rockwell Painting, Comes to Auction With Sotheby’s

    Several notable pieces of American art will be featured in Sotheby’s upcoming live auction. Leading the sale is Norman Rockwell’s 1928 oil painting titled The Adventurers. The painting appeared on the cover of The Saturday Evening Post in April of 1928. When he was only 22 years old, Rockwell created…

    Norman Rockwell
  • Auction Industry

    Selling exhibition features works from the collection of Peter O'Toole

    Milton Avery, Gulls in Fog, 1945. Image courtesy of Phillips. SOUTHAMPTON, NY.-Phillips announced Milton Avery: A Sense of Place, an exhibition at Phillips Southampton from July 1st through July 31st, with works available for both private sale and at auction. Curated by the artist’s grandson, Sean Cavanaugh and Waqas Wajahat, and…

    Selling exhibition features works from the collection of Peter OToole
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    Maine Landscape by Fairfield Porter Leads Upcoming American Art Auction

    Bonhams’ upcoming American Art auction will highlight a late-career oil painting by Fairfield Porter. Known as both a representational painter and a leading art critic, Porter believed that realism and abstraction must work together instead of apart. His works reflect that mindset, handling color and light with equal care. The…

    FAIRFIELD PORTER (1907-1975)
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    American Midwestern Artworks by Thomas Hart Benton Come to Auction

    Thomas Hart Benton was an American muralist and painter associated with the Regionalist art movement. Benton was famous for his portraits of everyday Americans. In his teenage years, Benton worked at a local newspaper as a cartoonist. However, a visit to his hometown in Missouri inspired him to paint in…

    Thomas Hart Benton
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    Premier Auctions | Session II

    Milton Avery was noted for his use of lyrical color in paintings of landscapes, figures, and still lifes. A New York native, he was a central figure of the 20th-century American art scene who did not seek to categorize his work. Avery often claimed, “I never have any rules to…

    John James Audubon
  • Auction Industry

    Christie's American Art Online - Bidding open through August 7

    Milton Avery (1885–1965), Lavender Beach, watercolor and charcoal on paper, 1945, $100,000-150,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. NEW YORK, NY.-Christie’s American Art Online auction features paintings, works on paper and sculpture spanning the genres of American Modernism and Impressionism to the Hudson River School and Illustration art. The sale is open…

    Christies American Art Online Bidding open through August 7
  • 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
  • Art Fairs

    Works by Dürer, Hockney, and Warhol lead sales at IFPDA Fine Art Print Fair Online

    Andy Warhol, Details of Renaissance Paintings, Sandro Botticelli, Birth of Venus, 1482, 1984. Screenprint, 32 × 44 in, 81.3 × 111.8 cm. Edition of 70 + proofs. NEW YORK, NY.- The IFPDA Fine Art Print FairOnline 2020, the digital initiative launched on May 13th by the IFPDA (International Fine Print Dealers…

    Works by Dürer, Hockney, and Warhol lead sales at IFPDA Fine Art Print Fair Online
  • Exhibitions

    Ohio Couple Gift Over $100 Million In Artwork To Cleveland Museum Of Art

    The Cleveland Museum of Art (CMA) has announced the gift and promised gift of more than 100 Impressionist, Post-Impressionist, and modern European and American paintings, drawings, and prints; Chinese and Japanese ceramics; and other works of art from the collection of Clevelanders Joseph P. and Nancy F. Keithley. Valued at…

    Pierre Bonnard, Fruit and Fruit Dishes
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    American Art Online

    This November, Mary Cassatt inaugurates the American Art Online auction offered by Christie’s. ‘Sara Holding a Cat’, which is available in this auction, is a detailed and colorful image of a little girl holding a cat in her hands. Known as an Impressionist, Cassatt dabbled in making portraits of women…

    Milton Avery (1885-1965)-min
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    American Art

    The upcoming American Art auction, offered by Sotheby’s, presents a collection of paintings, sculptures, and works on paper. Milton Avery’s Porch Sitters and Young Musician are two works being offered from a private American collection. Avery was a modern artist whose work is representational, concerned more with the depths of…

  • Press Release

    Still Out + About 2019 More Must-See Summer Exhibits For Aesthetes

    Helen Frankenthaler Prints: Seven Types of Ambiguity at Princeton University Art Museum Celebrated for her contributions to American Abstract Expressionism and Color Field painting, Helen Frankenthaler was a significant voice in the realm of post-war American art. This must-see exhibit explores the role of printmaking in Frankenthaler’s oeuvre, the ascendance of…

    Frank Stella; Moby Dick, from Waves II
  • 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