12 Press Releases

Tag: Paul Cézanne

  • Auction Result

    Around the Auction World: November 2022

    What were the top stories in the auction industry this month? Pair of Celine faux tortoiseshell sunglasses. Image courtesy of Stair. Top News Stories Among the most exciting auctions this November was Stair’s sale of Joan Didion’s personal possessions, which gathered headlines and steam before the live bidding even began.…

    Around the Auction World November 2022-1
  • Auction Preview

    William George Gillies Painting and Paul Storr Silver Lead Charlton Hall Galleries’ International Sale

    After finishing his military service during World War I, Scottish painter William George Gillies set out to explore the emerging art trends of Europe. He fell in with the Cubists for a time and studied the work of André Lhote, Paul Klee, and Paul Cézanne. Gillies eventually developed a near-Cubist…

    Sir William George Gillies
  • Artists, Auction Result

    Artist to Know: Amrita Sher-Gil

    Considered one of India's preeminent Modern artists, Amrita Sher-Gil frequently explored the daily lives of Indian women of her time. She depicted women as subjects and objects, often capturing their sense of despair, hopelessness, and loneliness. Her style, propelled by South Asian Modernism, later inspired the formation of the Bombay…

    Artist to Know Amrita Sher-Gil2
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    Paul Cézanne’s Two-Sided Drawing of His Son Leads Nye & Company’s Estate Treasures Auction

    Paul Cézanne is one of the most influential Post-Impressionist artists in the history of modern painting. Over 40 years, Cézanne made over 1,000 paintings, of which nearly 200 are portraits. He often sketched his father, mother, sister, uncle, son, art dealer, himself, and Marie-Hortense Fiquet. Cézanne executed several painted and…

    Paul Cezanne, Pencil, Fils de L'Artiste
  • Auction Industry

    A Collection of Impressionist Paintings Will Go Under the Hammer With Sotheby’s

    The upcoming Impressionist & Modern Art Evening sale, presented by Sotheby’s, highlights four important Impressionist paintings. Held on May 12th, 2021 starting at 8:30 PM EDT, the sale will include two rare pieces from Claude Monet, a still-life work from Paul Cézanne, and an oil painting by Edgar Degas. The…

    A Collection of Impressionist Paintings Will Go Under the Hammer With Sothebys2
  • Art World

    How Did the GameStop Short Squeeze Affect Art Collectors?

    In late January of 2021, an unlikely connection emerged between Reddit users, GameStop, and some of the biggest names on Wall Street. Steve Cohen and Kenneth Griffin, two of the art world’s wealthiest collectors, were affected by a newsmaking stock market short squeeze. Both billionaires have placed record-breaking bids at…

    How Did the GameStop Short Squeeze Affect Art Collectors4
  • Auction Industry

    Artist to Know: Liang Yuanwei

    Aste Bolaffi’s Upcoming Sale Presents Three Meticulous Flower Paintings Liang Yuanwei, one of China’s rising contemporary women artists, has long recognized the challenge of building a career in patriarchal art spaces. Despite difficulties obtaining gallery space and gaining respect without tokenization, Liang continues to push the boundaries of contemporary painting.…

    Artist to Know Liang Yuanwei1
  • Auction Preview

    Impressionist and Modern Art

    Chaim Soutine's Nature Morte aux Poissons is one of the highlighted lots in the upcoming Impressionist and Modern Art auction, presented by Christie's. The 1921 oil painting depicts dried fish with open mouths piled in a dish. A French-Russian painter, Soutine was known for his still lifes of dead fish and…

    Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919)
  • People

    Baltimore Museum of Art Receives $3.5M Gift and Names New Director of Matisse Center

    The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) has announced that it has received a gift of $3.5 million from a longtime museum advocate to endow the directorship for The Ruth R. Marder Center for Matisse Studies, which is currently slated to open in fall 2021. In recognition of this generous gift,…

    Baltimore Museum of Art Receives $3.5M Gift and Names New Director of Matisse Center
  • Artists

    Man Ray Made Iconic Surrealist Photographs—and so Much More

    Man Ray Le Violon d'Ingres, 1924 Musée National d'Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris Man Ray Self-portrait, 1943 Finarte Man Ray’s name is synonymous with moody, seductive black-and-white photographs from the interwar era. The famous 1924 shot Le Violon d’Ingres (Ingres’s Violin) features a woman’s bare back adorned with two elegant f-holes, connecting her body…

    Le Violon d'Ingres, 1924 Musée National d'Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris
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    Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale

    The Impressionist movement was a major shift in the way the art world perceived skill, technique, and style. Its emphasis on short, defined brushstrokes and abstraction should not be mistaken for  a lack of skill. In the upcoming Impressionist and Modern Art Works on Paper auction presented by Christie’s, sketches,…

    Salvador Dalí (1904-1989)
  • Art Fairs

    Las Vegas: A Top Cultural And Artistic Destination

    There have been many descriptions of Las Vegas and certainly they are all very similar: “Las Vegas is the capital of neon and casinos, it’s extravagant, it’s tacky, but it’s fun” or, as Tom Wolfe said, “Las Vegas is the American Monte Carlo, but it doesn’t have the luxurious mustiness…