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Tag: Sol LeWitt

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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
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    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.