6 Press Releases

Tag: Paul Gauguin

  • 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
  • Auction Industry

    Prince 'Cloud' guitar, 'Purple Rain' shirt among music memorabilia up for auction

    A Cloud guitar custom-made for Prince. BOSTON, MASS.-RR Auction's March Fine Autographs and Artifacts sale boasts a substantial music section featuring Prince with online bidding until March 10. Among these extraordinary artifacts is a Cloud guitar custom-made for Prince. The breathtaking bright yellow custom Cloud guitar created for, owned and…

    Prince Cloud guitar Purple Rain shirt among music memorabilia up for auction
  • 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, Press Release

    Louis Lozowick Leads Old Master Through Modern Prints at Swann

    Louis Lozowick, New York, lithograph, circa 1925. Estimate $40,000 to $60,000. New York—Swann Galleries’ Old Master Through Modern Prints sale on Thursday, November 12 will include masters of printmaking from the sixteenth through the twentieth centuries.  The auction is led by Louis Lozowick’s scarce circa-1925 Art Deco lithograph New York,…

    Louis Lozowick Leads Old Master Through Modern Prints at Swann
  • Art Industry

    Rare Gauguin Sells for $10.5 M. at Auction in Paris

    Te Bourao II, Paul Gauguin (1897)COURTESY OF ARTCURIAL A canvas by French Post-Impressionist Paul Gauguin created during his Tahitian period sold for €9.5 million (about $10.5 million) at the Paris auction house Artcurial on Tuesday. The painting fetched nearly twice the house’s estimate of €5 million to €7 million (about $5.6 million to $7.76 million). According…

    Rare Gauguin Sells for $10.5 M. at Auction in Paris
  • Auction Preview

    Impressionist and Modern Art Day Sale

    A bronze cast of one of Edgar Degas’ signature ballerina figures will be available in the upcoming Impressionist and Modern Art Day Sale offered by Christie's.Degas was a leader in Impressionist art around the turn of the century. The sculpture available in this auction is a 1952 bronze cast of…

    Jean Metzinger (1883-1956)