12 Press Releases

Tag: Sam Francis

  • Artists

    Artist to Know: Christo

    Rago to Offer Early Sketch From Late Installation Artist The time between idea conception and project execution was typically on the scale of decades for Christo and Jeanne-Claude. Active since the 1960s, the artist duo is today remembered for their massive yet fleeting fabric installations. To pay for these multimillion-dollar…

    Artist to Know Christo-1
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    Made in California Contemporary Art

    Featured in the upcoming Made in California Contemporary Art auction, offered by Bonhams, are two paintings from Sam Francis. The artworks, titled Los Angeles and Internalizing Van Gogh, were created in 1978 and 1985 respectively. Francis used liberal brushstrokes and exuberant colors to express his eclectic interpretation of Abstract art.…

    ALEXANDER KROLL
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    Prints & Multiples

    American painter and printmaker Jasper Johns is known for his Abstract Expressionism and Pop Art. Leo Castelli, an art dealer, describes the moment he discovered Jasper Johns’ art as “... an incredible sight... Something one could not imagine, new and out of the blue.” This visit by Castelli helped Johns…

    URSULA FOOKES - MOUNTAIN ROAD
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    Prints & Multiples Monthly Online Auction

    Japanese contemporary artist Takashi Murakami is known for his contributions to both fine art and commercial media. Murakami leads the Superflat movement, which employs flattened forms in Japanese animation, graphic art, and pop culture. Murakami is best known for his recurring motifs, including smiling flowers, mushrooms, and skulls. A Little…

    Verner Panton (Danish, 1926-1998) Concentri.
  • Auction Industry

    Tiffany Studios Lamps, Finn Juhl Furniture, Oil Paintings, Marble Bust At Cottone's March 28 Auction

    Cottone Auctions’ Spring Fine Art & Antiques auction on Saturday, March 28th in Geneseo will feature fine selections from Dr. Ronald and Krista Reed of Rochester, New York. The couple was awarded Rochester Landmark Society's Historic Home Award in 2019 for their commitment to the restoration and preservation of their…

    Carl Peters
  • Auction Industry

    Cottone's March 28th Spring Fine Art & Antiques Auction Will Feature Fine Selections From Dr. Ronald And Krista Reed

    The Reeds enjoyed traveling the world and acquiring wonderful antiques from galleries and dealers, both domestic and abroad. The auction starts at 12 noon EST. GENESEO, NY, UNITED STATES, March 10, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ -- Cottone Auctions’ Spring Fine Art & Antiques auction on Saturday, March 28th in Geneseo will feature…

    Tiffany Studios (N.Y.) 18-light “Lily” lamp bronze lily base with brownish gold patina,
  • Auction Industry

    Cottone Auctions Announces Highlights Included In Its Spring Fine Art & Antiques Auction

    Finn Juhl (Danish, 1912-1989) teak "Chieftain Chair" circa 1950, manufactured by Niels Vodder, from the estate of Inger-Marie Tanier and George Tanier (est. $15,000-$25,000). GENESEO, NY.- Cottone Auctions’ Spring Fine Art & Antiques auction on Saturday, March 28th in Geneseo will feature fine selections from Dr. Ronald and Krista Reed of…

    Finn Juhl (Danish, 1912-1989) teak "Chieftain Chair"
  • Dealers

    Convenience, Fun And Top Names Tempt A New Generation Of Collectors At Palm Beach Modern Auctions

    Top names, eclectic finds and a good time combine to bring bidders to PBMA's Modern Art & Design auctions. WEST PALM BEACH, FLA.- Art lovers flocked to South Florida – physically and virtually – for Palm Beach Modern Auctions’ February 8th Modern Art & Design sale headlined by a wall-spanning Tom Wesselmann…

    Top names, eclectic finds and a good time combine to bring bidders to PBMA's Modern Art & Design auctions.
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    Contemporary Edition

    The upcoming sale presented by Christie's will include 201 lots of contemporary and modern art. Among the top lots of the sale is an oil painting created by Helen Frankenthaler. The piece, titled Guadalupe, was created by staining a solid pigment onto canvas. Frankenthaler’s technique helped shape Abstract Expressionism and…

    Contemporary Edition
  • Press Release

    Keno Auctions Modern And Contemporary Sale Totals $1.2 Million

    New York – Leigh Keno’s October sale confirmed the strength of the modern and contemporary art market with sales totaling $1,200,000, exceeding the high end of the presale estimate of $650,000- $1,140,000. “With only 48 lots offered, the sell-rate was a healthy 80 per cent,” reported Leigh Keno. Telephone bidders…

    Keno Auctions Modern And Contemporary Sale Totals $1.2 Million
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    Online Art & Antiques

    “Glass is the most magical of all materials. It transmits light in a special way.” Dale Chihuly’s words describe his fascination with glass. Chihuly distinguished himself by elevating glass into the realm of fine art. He uses gravity to let molten glass organically find its shape, molded into irregular shapes…

    Online Art & Antiques
  • Press Release

    RESULTS: Post-War and Contemporary Art Summer Online-Only Sales

    (left to right) FRANK STELLA (B. 1936), Pergusa Three, State I, from Circuts, woodcut and relief in colors, 1983, Price Realized: $81,250.; ED RUSCHA (B. 1937), The End #8, acrylic on paper, Painted in 1993, Price Realized: $300,000. Contemporary Edition Online | 9 July – 16 July Sale Total: $1,714,625 | £1,371,700 |    €1,521,215 The online-only sale…