11 Press Releases

Tag: Sol LeWitt

  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    Modern & Post-War Art at Swann May 20

    Elaine de Kooning, Robert Motherwell, Sol Lewitt, & more John Wesley, 7 Maidens, duco and oil on canvas, 1963. Estimate $80,000 to $120,000. New York—Swann Galleries will hold its sale of Modern & Post-War Art on Thursday, May 20. The auction will present a selection of highlights ranging across Modernist…

    Modern & Post-War Art at Swann May 20-2
  • Auction Preview

    Bonhams’ Auction Highlights Victor Vasarely’s Geometric Abstract Work

    Artist Victor Vasarely was known for his contributions to the Op Art movement. His influences were taken from Bauhaus design principles, Wassily Kandinsky, and Constructivism. Vasarely’s luminous patterns of squares and circles changed how viewers perceive two-dimensional space. The upcoming Geometric Abstraction auction, presented by Bonhams, highlights several works by…

    SPENCER FINCH
  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    Shannon’s Winter Online Fine Art Auction On Thursday, January 28th, Includes 123 Lots Of Fine Paintings, Drawings, Prints And Sculpture

    MILFORD, CONN. – Shannon’s Fine Art Auctioneers will host its first online auction of the year on Thursday, January 28th at 2 pm Eastern time. The sale includes 123 lots of American and European art from the 19th and early 20th centuries, Modern and Contemporary art, fine prints, sculpture and…

    Shannons Winter Online Fine Art Auction On Thursday, January 28th, Includes 123 Lots Of Fine Paintings, Drawings, Prints And Sculpture
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    Choice Works

    Jasper Johns is a prolific American painter, printmaker, and sculptor known for his Pop Art and Abstract Expressionist artworks. It was in 1954 that Johns created his seminal Flag painting. During the same year, the artist also started experimenting with printmaking. Recalling his first monotype, Johns states, “While working as…

    JASPER JOHNS - UNTITLED
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    Fine and Decorative Arts: Day 2

    Founded in 1886, Newcomb College was the first women’s coordinate college within an American university. The school, which was famous for its pottery, provided an opportunity for women to acquire industrial skills during the postwar period. The embroidery curriculum, introduced later, offered a quality standard similar to the college’s pottery…

    Chinese Junyao Porcelain Vase Ex Beatty Coll.
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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
  • Auction Industry

    Hindman to Offer Unique Blend of Post War Art and Design in One July Auction

    Chicago – This carefully curated collaborative auction offers works from some of the most important names in art and design from the second half of the 20th century. Sophisticated acquisition opportunities are available for connoisseurs and savvy emerging collectors alike, including examples by Sol LeWitt, Chuck Close, Keith Haring, Christo,…

    Hindman to Offer Unique Blend of Post War Art and Design in One July Auction
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    Prints & Multiples Online

    A slice of cake from Claes Oldenburg’s Wedding Souvenir series is one of the highlighted lots in the upcoming auction of Prints & Multiples Online, presented by Bonhams. It belongs to the collection of cake slices made of inedible white cast plaster. Oldenburg created nearly two hundred slices of cake over time…

    CHARLES ARNOLDI
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    Prints & Multiples

    Pop artist Andy Warhol is best known for his sketches and photographs of Hollywood stars such as Marilyn Monroe and Arnold Schwarzenegger. A portrait of Ludwig van Beethoven contrasts with the more contemporary figures in Warhol’s work. The upcoming Bonhams auction presents a Lenox museum board screenprint from the Beethoven…

    PABLO PICASSO (1881-1973)
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    Geometric Abstraction

    Sol LeWitt was a supporter of Conceptual Art, a term he coined in 1967. In his essay on Conceptual Art, the artist said, “All the planning and decisions are made beforehand and the execution is a perfunctory affair. The idea becomes the machine that makes the art.” LeWitt helped reinvent…

    Norman Rockwell (1894-1978)
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    Annual New Year's Day Auction

    Nadeau's Auction Gallery will present jewels, timepieces, and fine artwork in their upcoming Annual New Year's Day Auction. The auction features Cavalli in Riva al Mare, an oil painting by Giorgio De Chirico. The Italian artist is best known for his metaphysical and Surrealist paintings. Also offered is a gouache…

    Giorgio De Chirico (1888 - 1978), Cavalli in Riva al Mare, oil on canvas, horse with rider, signed lower right G. de Chirico.