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Tag: Peter Max

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    Peter Max’s Acrylic Work Leads Upcoming Lion and Unicorn Auction

    Active from 1960 through 2012, Peter Max used vibrant prints to draw attention to the cultural upheaval of the early 1960s. He often uses a wide range of patterns and colors, as seen in his 1999 acrylic work, titled Roseville Profile. This particular painting is available in Lion and Unicorn’s…

    Peter Max (b. 1937) Acrylic On Canvas, Roseville Profile
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    Akiba Antiques Highlights Acrylic Painting by Peter Max

    “I never know what I’m going to put on the canvas. The canvas paints itself. I’m just the middleman,” Peter Max once said. Max was a prolific artist best known for his vibrant paintings and his contributions to the Neo-Expressionism movement. In the 1960s, the artist started a small art…

    Peter Max (American b. 1937) Delta Acrylic On Canvas
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    Peter Max Artwork Available in Doyle’s Fine Art Sale

    A Peter Max artwork depicting the American flag is a key lot in the upcoming Fine Art auction, offered by Doyle. One of the most prolific artists of the 20th century, Peter Max’s works are synonymous with democracy and freedom. Offering a compassionate view of the United States, Max calls…

    Peter Max (b. 1937)
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    Turner Auctions + Appraisals Offers Seized Property, Featuring Coins, Wines, Artworks, Jewelry & More

    200 Lots Go Up for Bid on Sunday, October 18 SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA, October 2, 2020 – Turner Auctions + Appraisals is pleased to present a Seized Property Auction on Sunday, October 18, 2020. Featuring property from Southern California, the sale includes gold and silver coins, noted wines, artworks,…

    Turner Auctions + Appraisals Offers Seized Property, Featuring Coins, Wines, Artworks, Jewelry & More
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    Exceptional Estates Auction

    Henri Matisse continuously defied the conventional rules of the art world. Matisse, along with a few fellow artists, helped lead art movements such as Fauvism and Modernism in the early 20th century. Hosted by Blackwell Auctions, the upcoming Exceptional Estates Auction features a Matisse lithograph titled Portrait de Claude. It…

    MORT KUNSTLER, Stonewall Jackson, Limited
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    Blackwell Auctions selling scarce 1850s lithograph of Black musician

    Artist’s depiction of African-American man unusual for the period. CLEARWATER, FLA.- On September 12, Blackwell Auctions is offering an antebellum lithograph of an African-American musician. The original, titled “The Bone Player,” was painted by New York artist William Sidney Mount (American, 1807-1868) in 1856, only a few short years before the Civil War…

    Blackwell Auctions selling scarce 1850s lithograph of Black musician
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    Estate Liquidation Auction

    Yoshitomo Nara is a Japanese artist known for his drawings of children in both sweet and rebellious forms. The introduction of Western pop culture in Japan has strongly influenced his works. Nara’s primary-colored depictions of innocent children in sinister forms express the struggle of rapid modernization and post-war culture. The…

    Attr. Peter Max Taylor Swift Acrylic on Canvas
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    Chinese Republic Period porcelain famille rose plaque painted by Wang Qi (1884-1937) hits $96,250 at Bruneau & Co. sale

    The plaque was the top lot of the auction, which featured 319 lots from estates across New England. Everything was sold to the highest bidder, with no reserves. Chinese Republic Period famille rose plaque, exceptionally well painted by Wang Qi (1884-1937), depicting two figures with a calligraphic poem and signatures…

    Chinese Republic Period porcelain famille rose plaque painted by Wang Qi (1884-1937) hits $96250 at Bruneau & Co sale
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    Important New Hampshire Collection Headlines Eldred’s Summer Sale

    East Dennis, Mass. – A Judkins and Senter Federal server, a William Fitz tall-case clock and a William & Mary gateleg table with possibly its original red-wash finish are three of the most notable lots from the New Hampshire Collection of Lawrence and Dorothy Perkins, a featured section of Eldred’s Summer…

    Important New Hampshire Collection Headlines Eldreds Summer Sale
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    Bruneau & Co.'s online-only Antiques & Fine Art auction, July 23, will kick off with vibrant paintings by Indian artists

    Paintings by Indian artists Maqbool Fida Hussain (1913-2011) and B. Prabha (1933-2001) will be followed by more than 300 quality lots, starting at 6 pm Eastern. Modernist-Cubist watercolor painting by renowned Indian artist Maqbool Fida Hussain (1913-2011), 20 inches by 30 inches (paper, less holder), done in 2002 (est. $8,000-$12,000).…

    Bruneau & Co.'s online-only Antiques & Fine Art auction, July 23, will kick off with vibrant paintings by Indian artists
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    Toomey & Co. Auctioneers to present 'Art & Design' sale on June 28

    Lot 420: George Nakashima, splayed leg dining table. Estimate $8,000-12,000 OAK PARK, IL.-Toomey & Co. Auctioneers will conduct its second Art & Design sale of 2020 on Sunday, June 28, showcasing nearly 600 lots of fine and decorative artworks, sculpture, early 20th century and modern furniture, art pottery, lighting, silver, jewelry,…

    Toomey & Co. Auctioneers to present 'Art & Design' sale on June 28
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    California Estates & Chinese Antiques

    Zhang Daqian, a 20th-century Chinese artist, spent years studying the works of the ancient masters. His early career was defined by meticulous forgeries, especially emulating the Ming-Qing Individualists. Zhang learned many lessons from his early works and incorporated them into his later calligraphy and lotus paintings. An example of his…

    California Estates & Chinese Antiques
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    Twentieth-Century Art & Design - Online Only

    The upcoming Twentieth-Century Art & Design - Online Only sale, offered by Casco Bay Auctions, presents fine art alongside jewelry, furniture, and other decorative items. One of the available paintings, by Beverly Hallam, is titled Paperwhite’s Farewell I. An American printmaker and artist, Hallam often focused her work on oceans…

    Bernard Langlais (1921 - 1977). Vase of Flowers.
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    Fine & Decorative Arts Month-long Online Auction

    In Roman mythology, followers of the god Bacchus were called bacchants and were often depicted as intoxicated or frenzied. Highlighted in the Fine and Decorative Arts Monthly Online Auction, presented by Heritage Auctions, is a marble sculpture of a bacchant. This 1990 French piece shows the bacchant sitting naked on…

    Ferdinand Minor (German, 1814-1883)
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    Fringe!

    Peter Max is a German-American artist best known for his psychedelic Pop art during the 1960s. The upcoming auction, FRINGE!, is offering 10 Max acrylics on black paper. According to the lot information, each sketch served as a study for a larger, finished piece by the artist. A collage by…

    Al Diaz, collage
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    February 15th Exceptional Estates Auction

    Peter Max is known for his brightly colored Pop Art paintings, which are often described as psychedelic. Blackwell Auctions showcases paintings by Peter Max in the upcoming Exceptional Estates Auction. Highlighted among them is an acrylic painting titled Umbrella Man in Blue III from his Umbrella Man series. The auction…

    KOMAI Kyoto 19C Meiji Censer Inlaid Iron
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    Variety Sale | Antiquities & Ethnographic Art

    Approximately, 70 – 120 million years ago, a Therizinosaurus laid eggs in hopes of wonderful baby dinosaurs. Little did she know, possibly a natural disaster would take her eggs away at that time and be presented this August at Antiquities & Ethnographic Art Auction. This rare sedimented Therizinosaurus egg cluster,…

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    Monthly Fine & Decorative Art Online Auction

    The Monthly Fine & Decorative Art Online Auction for August, offered by Heritage Auctions, is anchored by several interesting works of fine art. A few works receiving the earliest interest are those by French artist Marcel Mouly. Mouly solidified his plans to become an artist when, after a trip to…

    Heritage Auctions
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    Contemporary Collector XI

    For sophisticated modern art, look no further than Artsy & Doyle’s eleventh installment of Doyle: Contemporary Collector.  Offering prints, editions, and original works of both painting and sculpture, this 34-piece collection offers contemporary art that is as accessible as it is dynamic.  Harmoniously curated, there are pieces that are quieter…

    PR-242 Contemporary Collector XI by DOYLE
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    Modern, Post War & Contemporary Art

    This collection of Modern, Post War and Contemporary art is offered by Capsule Gallery and includes original works from the estate of Ines Bausili. Art on display is dramatic, and subjects often obscured or abstract, as in Pierre Alechinsky’s L’Orielle interne, where the figure represented may or may not be…

    Modern, Post War & Contemporary Art By Capsule Gallery