17 Press Releases

Tag: Takashi Murakami

  • Auction Industry

    Masters on the Market: Yoshitomo Nara

    Yoshitomo Nara. Image from The Japan Times. Yoshitomo Nara never thought of being a painter until he was 18 years old. Even while studying art in Germany, he was unsure about choosing painting as a career. It was not until 1993 that Nara started pursuing painting seriously. Soon, he got…

    Masters on the Market Yoshitomo Nara1
  • Auction Result

    The Highs and Lows of NFTs This April

    Following the record-setting sale of Beeple’s NFT at Christie’s in March of 2021, an NFT fever swept the art world. Leading auction houses quickly followed in Christie’s footsteps to offer innovative digital artworks by Pak and Mad Dog Jones. Contemporary artists, celebrities, and brands propelled themselves into the world of…

    The Highs and Lows of NFTs This April4
  • Auction Preview

    Chanel Boy Bag and Kashmir Sapphire Ring Lead Upcoming Alex Cooper Auctioneers Sale

    Chanel’s Boy bag line is an iconic collection in the history of the luxury fashion label. Boy bags, launched in 2010, are the creation of designer Karl Lagerfeld. The bags were inspired by Coco Chanel’s romantic affair with the polo player Boy Capel. During their relationship, Chanel often sported cartridge…

    A Chanel Medium Boy Bag
  • Auction Preview

    Richter To Calder: Bonhams’ Auction to Feature Post-War and Contemporary Artists

    This November, Bonhams will offer over 40 notable artworks by post-war and contemporary artists. Leading the sale is an oil painting from Gerhard Richter. Completed in 1988, this untitled piece comes from Richter’s Abstraktes Bild series. The series marked the peak of Richter’s career as he experimented with the idea…

    Alexander Calder
  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    Cadogan Tate, Heritage Auctions Lock Arms for The Heart of Art & Design

    Charity auction to benefit American Nurses Foundation’s Coronavirus Response Fund Angela China & Sergio Barrale Frontline Warriors DALLAS, Texas (August 24, 2020) – Heritage is pleased to partner with Cadogan Tate on The Heart of Art & Design, a charity auction to benefit the American Nurses Foundation’s Coronavirus Response Fund. Opening Aug. 31 for bidding,…

    Cadogan Tate, Heritage Auctions Lock Arms for The Heart of Art & Design
  • Auction Preview

    Contemporary Collector

    Japanese painter and sculptor Takashi Murakami is known for his artworks blurring the gap between fine and commercial art. Often compared to the likes of Andy Warhol and Jeff Koons, Murakami’s style is a combination of contemporary Japanese and Pop art. The upcoming Contemporary Collector auction, presented by Doyle, features…

    Lawrence Steven Faden American, b. 1942 Ying Yang for Kerkam, 1985
  • Auction Preview

    Chiswick Auction X BrandCo Paris

    In 1995, when Princess Diana visited France for the Cézanne Art Exhibition at the Grand Palais, the First Lady of France gifted her the new Dior ‘Chouchou’ bag. Later, Diana ordered one in every available color. It was regularly seen with her and the company eventually changed the bag’s name…

    Yves Saint Laurent Tri-Colour Muse 2 Satchel Bag
  • Auction Preview

    Urban Art Monthly Online Auction

    Known as a painter, muralist, product designer, and toymaker, KAWS is a noted feature of the 20th-century art world. In 1999, KAWS visited Japan, where he created his signature Companion toy. Following its success, the Companion became a recurring figure in KAWS’ work. The upcoming Urban Art Monthly Online Auction,…

    Takashi Murakami (b. 1962). Hiropon II Bear Solar Citizen (two works), 1998. Polyester plush toy
  • Auction Industry

    Phillips announces spring series of online-only auctions

    Donald Judd, Standing Writing Desk #40, Designed in 1984 and executed in 2012. Estimate: £5,000 - 7,000. Image courtesy of Phillips. NEW YORK, NY.- Beginning on 8 April, Phillips will host a series of themed, cross-category online-only auctions throughout April and May. An auction of Editions and Works on Paper will kick off…

    Phillips announces spring series of online-only auctions
  • Auction Preview

    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 Preview

    Urban Art Month-long Online Auction

    The upcoming Urban Art Monthly Auction, offered by Heritage Auctions, is anchored by several works from KAWS. Brian Donelly, known professionally as KAWS, is an American artist and designer. Featured in the sale are several examples of the artist’s signature Companion character. The figure is based on Mickey Mouse, with…

    KAWS (b. 1974) Resting Place Companion (Blac
  • Artists

    Artist To Know: Takashi Murakami

    Contemporary Japanese Artist Featured in Heritage’s Urban Art Sale Takashi Murakami. Image from Numéro Magazine. Japanese artist Takashi Murakami will be featured in Heritage Auctions’ upcoming online urban art event. Murakami has launched a post-modern movement, dabbled in multiple mediums, and partnered with Louis Vuitton, Kanye West, and Billie Eilish…

    Takashi Murakami.
  • Dealers

    How Two Dealers Turned $25,000, a Roster of Unknown Artists, and Bravado Into the Global Powerhouse Blum & Poe

    During Frieze Week in Los Angeles, Tim Blum and Jeff Poe reflected on impact they've had on the city's bustling art market. Tim Blum and Jeff Poe in 2017 at 2727 S. La Cienega Blvd, the current Los Angeles flagship gallery. Photo: August Blum, courtesy of Blum & Poe. In…

    Tim Blum and Jeff Poe in 2017
  • Auction Preview

    Urban Art: And Then Online Auction

    The upcoming Urban Art online sale offered by Heritage Auctions will examine the meeting point between street art and Superflat art. Takashi Murakami, the Japanese contemporary artist who launched the latter movement, will be particularly highlighted in this event. Several lithographs from his And Then series will be available, as…

    KAWS X BE@RBRICK. Dissected Companion 1000%, 2008.
  • Press Release

    RELEASE | Handbags x Hype featuring a Collection of Supreme Skateboards & Accessories

    FROM Hermès TO HYPE The largest collection of Supreme offered at Christie’s PRESENTED ALONGSIDE LIMITED-EDITION HANDBAGS & ACCESSORIES New York – Christie’s New York announces Handbags X HYPE, featuring a Collection of SUPREME Skateboards & Accessories, which will include the largest selection of Supreme ever offered at Christie’s. The collection of Supreme…

    RELEASE - Handbags x Hype featuring a Collection of Supreme Skateboards & Accessories
  • Exhibitions

    Summer Solo Exhibition of New Works by Takashi Murakami Presented by Blum & Poe in Ibiza

    Blum & Poe announces a solo exhibition of works by Takashi Murakami opening this summer on the island of Ibiza, Spain. The multifaceted exhibition consisting of paintings, sculptures, and film screenings will be held in four locations: Art Projects Ibiza, which will serve as a temporary platform for Blum & Poe, exhibition space Lune…

    Summer Solo Exhibition of New Works by Takashi Murakami Presented by Blum & Poe in Ibiza
  • Art Fairs

    Leila Heller Gallery To Present Monumental Sculpture By Alexis Laurent At Artmrkt Hamptons July 14-17, 2011

    Leila Heller Gallery, New York, is presenting a site specific monumental new work by San Francisco-based sculptor Alexis Laurent at artMRKT Hamptons, a new modern and contemporary art fair, debuting Thursday, July 14 through Sunday, July 17, 2011, on the grounds of the Bridgehampton Historical Society in Bridgehampton, New York. Alexis…

    Leila Heller Gallery To Present Monumental Sculpture By Alexis Laurent At Artmrkt Hamptons July 14-17, 2011