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Tag: Retna

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    Léon Herbo and Retna Paintings Open the Eclectic Eye Auction by Akiba Antiques

    Paintings from Léon Herbo and Retna will lead the Eclectic Eye auction, presented by Akiba Antiques. A multi-colored watercolor on paper piece by Retna depicts symbols in colorful hues that the artist once gifted to his personal assistant. Marquis Lewis, better known as Retna, is a contemporary artist known for his…

    Leon Herbo (French/Belgian, 1850-1907) Oil on Canvas
  • Auction Industry

    From the Streets to the Market: Heritage Auctions Brings Urban Art From Around the World

    The word “urban” comes from the Latin word “urbanus,” meaning “of or belonging to a city.” Today, urban art refers to a wide variety of works created by those experiencing, living, or depicting city life. Urban art, which stemmed from street art, can include everything from raw graffiti to conventional…

    From the Streets to the Market Heritage Auctions Brings Urban Art From Around the World1
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    Hebru Brantley’s Flyboys Land on the Auction Block

    Equally influenced by Pop Art, the Tuskegee Airmen, and Saturday morning cartoons, Hebru Brantley's Flyboy series takes a more lighthearted approach to social commentary. “I want to leave people with a good feeling,” says the artist of his work. “I want to engage with that light... certain people let go…

    Hebru Brantley (b. 1981). Blue FlyBoy from The Watch, 2013. Painted cast resin and steel
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    Raymond Pettibon, RETNA, and More Highlight Contemporary Art Sale

    Raymond Pettibon rose to prominence after producing album art for Sonic Youth, Foo Fighters, and his brother's band, Black Flag. Pettibon wears his influences on his sleeve, referencing pop culture and his California upbringing with little concern for appearing derivative. Bonhams’ upcoming Post-War & Contemporary Art sale will feature an…

  • Auction Industry

    Five For Friday: Heritage Auctions' March 24th Urban Art Sale

    Shepard Fairey (b. 1970) May Day Flag Red (Version 2), 2010, Stencil and mixed media collage on canvas32 x 50 inches. Photo courtesy of Heritage Auctions. Auction Daily: Please give our readers a brief introduction to the category of "Urban Art." When did the genre become popular, and why? Leon…

    Shepard Fairey (b. 1970) May Day Flag Red (Version 2),
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    Urban Art Signature Auction - Dallas

    KAWS started his career as a street graffiti artist and later turned to the world of fine art. His expertise lies in paintings, murals, product design, and toy-making. However, the artist’s large-scale sculptures are particularly famous. The upcoming Urban Art Signature Auction, presented by Heritage Auctions, features several works from…

    Mr. Brainwash (b. 1966) Mickey Mouse
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    Modern Design | Art

    Dale Chihuly is best known for his organic glass sculptures, which have been displayed around the world. Describing the whimsical nature of his work, the artist said, “I want people to be overwhelmed with light and color in some way that they’ve never experienced.” Available in the upcoming Bonhams auction…

    William C. Morris
  • Exhibitions

    Rlty Nyc Launches New Soho Office With Art Exhibit Curated By Hoerle-guggenheim Gallery

    Luxury real estate firm, RLTY NYC celebrated the grand opening of its SoHo office at 518 Broadway on Monday, May 11th with an unprecedented collection of artwork curated by Hoerle-Guggenheim Gallery. The company also disclosed its partnership with the gallery to provide fine art advisory services to its premier clientele. Tongue by Geronimo…

    Rlty Nyc Launches New Soho Office With Art Exhibit Curated By Hoerle-guggenheim Gallery