19 Press Releases

Tag: pop art

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    American Western Artwork & Native American Artwork

    Though commonly confused, American Western art mostly captures cowboys as the subject matter, while Native American art is an expression of life and tradition for the Native community. In the upcoming American Western Artwork and Native American Artwork auction, a selection of paintings, pottery, and sculptures representing both artistic movements…

    Frank McCarthy | Thar's Rendezvous
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    Working from Home: Prints and Multiples

    In Onkel Rudi, artist Gerhard Richter uses a decades-old photograph to grapple with his uncle’s complicity in the war crimes of Nazi Germany. Rudi, who would soon die in combat, offers a smile for the camera in his SS uniform. Richter's Onkel Rudi is among the 76 fine art pieces…

    JEFF KOONS (B. 1955)
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    Contemporary Art Day: An Online Auction

    Contemporary painter Christopher Wool is known for his black, stenciled artworks on white backgrounds. His works involve a variety of painting techniques, including screen printing and spray-painting aluminum. The upcoming Contemporary Art Day Auction, offered by Sotheby's, presents works by Wool and other blue-chip contemporary artists. Featured is a patterned…

    Contemporary Art Day Auction
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    Post-War to Present

    Robert Indiana’s LOVE motif has become ingrained in American culture, recognizable in its simplicity and branding. However, the Pop artist struggled with the legacy he created: “Love bit me. It was a marvelous idea, but it was also a terrible mistake... it became too popular.” Two of Indiana’s LOVE paintings…

    Robert Indiana (1928-2018) LOVE
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    Modern Design Auction

    The Italian-American sculptor, Bruno Lucchesi, is known for his terra cotta and bronze sculptures. Lucchesi has won several awards and commissions, completing works for the Bank of America and Italy’s Amerigo Vespucci bridge. He often depicts contemplative female figures in his works. Available in the Modern Design Auction offered by Uniques…

    BARBARA HEPWORTH STYLE WOOD SCULPTURE. LG MODERNIST WOO
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    Furniture, Fine Art, Jewelry and Timepieces, Asian Art

    Alexandrite, a gemstone discovered in Russia, was named after the country’s Tsar Alexander II. Most alexandrite deposits were exhausted by the end of the 1900s, making the uncommon gem a prized possession among the Russian royalty. Highlighted in the upcoming Furniture, Fine Art, Jewelry and Timepieces, Asian Art auction, offered…

    A MEISSEN PORCELAIN ALLEGORICAL FIGURE OF NIGHT
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    Rebirth of the Cool: Collectible Pop, Contemporary and Street Art: No Buyer's Premium

    Al Diaz was part of the first generation of New York City subway graffiti artists. Even though Diaz's style has evolved, he still uses iconography from the NYC subway system to make his point. In the upcoming Rebirth of the Cool: Collectible Pop, Contemporary, and Street Art auction, offered by…

    Hudson Valley 19c Painting
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    Rebirth of the Cool: Collectible Pop, Contemporary and Street Art: No Buyer's Premium

    Al Diaz was part of the first generation of New York City subway graffiti artists. Even though Diaz's style has evolved, he still uses iconography from the NYC subway system to make his point. In the upcoming Rebirth of the Cool: Collectible Pop, Contemporary, and Street Art auction, offered by…

    Sacsix: New York City Street Artist, Amy and Mr. Poop
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    Important Prints and Multiples Evening Sale

    The most popular artists of the 20th century were among those who paved their own way. Andy Warhol’s prints helped create the genre of pop art; Roy Lichtenstein’s parodies mocked and celebrated comic books; the self-portraits of Chuck Close explored hyperrealism in photography. The upcoming Important Prints and Multiples Evening…

    JOAN MIRÓ | SÉRIE NOIRE ET ROUGE: ONE PLATE (D. 36)
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    Post-War to Present

    The Post-War to Present auction, offered by Christie's, presents fine art produced by some of the most notable artists of the 20th century, as well as emerging voices.  Andy Warhol's "Flowers" headlines with an estimated value of $1.5 to $2 million. For the leading figure in pop art, the "Flowers"…

    Post-War to Present/Auctiondaily
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    Thirtyfive Works by Ed Ruscha

    “Life is more like an off-center love story than it is a straight-ahead...narrative,” says art collector Fred Clarke in an interview with Christie’s. The Thirty-five Works by Ed Ruscha auction, presented by Christie’s, comes entirely from the Clarke Collection, the private holdings of Fred and Laura Weir Clarke.  Clarke’s view…

    Thirtyfive Works by Ed Ruscha
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    Contemporary Curated

    Sotheby's Contemporary Curated auction is a powerful exhibition of the post-war period. The auction presents works from The Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland, and The Drawing Center as well as from private collections. It is curated by renowned chef Massimo Bottura. The resulting selection proves that a passion for food…

    Kerry James Marshall/Auctiondaily
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    Toys, Dolls, & Figural Cast Iron Day-1

    The first day of Morphy Auctions’ upcoming Toys, Dolls, & Figural Cast Iron auction is an astonishing array of countless collectible categories. At over 801 lots, this auction has impeccably selected items ranging from cap guns and elaborate door stops to tin and steel automobile and train sets. These miniaturization…

    Morphy Auctions
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    Prints, Multiples and Photography. Includes European and American Vanguards Work

    Many important pieces are showcased in the Prints, Multiples and Photography Auction by Morton Subastas includes European and American Vanguards work. One such work is from an American pop artist, Roy Lichtenstein (1923-1997). Lichtenstein was a leading figure in the 1960s art movement. He often parodied comic strips. His 1964…

    Morton Subastas
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    Mid-Summer Fine Art and Photography Sale

    Modern art’s influence within the last century has been infectious, to say the least. Classical realism began to fade with the rise of impressionism, opening the floodgates to an entirely new generation of artistic forms and styles. The 20th century and contemporary art are on full display in the upcoming…

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    The Amusing Style Selections from the Collection of Pavel Zoubok and Paul A. Baglio Jr.

    In an interview, beginning the 1998 documentary “Divine Trash”, filmmaker John Waters is asked what he wants to say in his movies. “I’m not trying to say anything,” Waters responds, “I’m just trying to give people a good time...and give them a little shock value for their money’s worth.” Entertainment…

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    Rock Style: From the Boyd Collection

    Wright introduces a breath of modern, musical air with its upcoming auction, Rock Style: From the Boyd Collection. This auction features items from the collection of Michael and Gabrielle Boyd, who have created a name for themselves with their high-quality modernist objects. A tribute to the golden days of rock…

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    Bent

    The first gay pride event was a riot. On June 28th, 1969, violent demonstrations broke out in New York City after a police raid of a popular gay bar, the Stonewall Inn. To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the groundbreaking Stonewall Riots, Sotheby’s is offering Bent., an auction whose lots…

    PR-232 Bent by Sotheby
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    Certified Famous Artist Auction

    This modern lithograph sale by Allure Antique Auction Company offers featured artists such as Andy Warhol and a print of his Campbell Soup tomato beef noodle o’s can, Keith Haring’s silkscreen prints of Pop Shop Squad IV and a hand signed Pablo Picasso Bacchanale Linocut.  Other artists include Victor Vasarely,…

    PR-189s Allure-CertifiedFamousArtist