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Tag: Wayne Thiebaud

  • Auction Result

    Basquiat’s Bold Masterpiece Leads Poly Auction Hong Kong’s Decennial Celebration

    Warm Spring in the Mountain Village by Wu Guanzhong sold for HKD 28.2 million (USD 3.5 million). Image courtesy of Poly Auction Hong Kong. Hong Kong-based seller Poly Auction started its journey in 2012. Within ten years, it has secured a leading position in an industry reigned by centuries-old auction…

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    Post-War & Contemporary Art Sale of Thiebaud, Lichtenstein, Koons Work to Benefit MSF Ukraine and Children’s Foundation

    The Post-War and Contemporary themed sale at Christie's will showcase works from some of the giants in these categories. The auction starts with an idealized dream of childhood joy in Three Ice Cream Cones by Wayne Thiebaud. It is a 1964 oil painting of the classic Neapolitan trifecta of chocolate,…

    WAYNE THIEBAUD (1920 - 2021) Three Ice Cream Cones
  • Exhibitions

    Thiebaud, Ruscha, & Dumas: Major Works Available at Sotheby’s Contemporary Curated Sale

    Works by Wayne Thiebaud, Ed Ruscha, and Marlene Dumas will go under the hammer this month. These influential artists who shaped the postwar art scene will take the lead in Sotheby’s Contemporary Curated auction. Contemporary art collectors will find 176 lots associated with Abstract Expressionism, Pop Art, Modernism, and more.…

    Thiebaud, Ruscha, & Dumas Major Works Available at Sothebys Contemporary Curated Sale1
  • Auction Industry

    Christie’s Private Sale Explores the Human Figure in Contemporary Art

    "Framing the Figure" by Christie’s is an attempt to commemorate contemporary arts and boost its private sales platform. The sale highlights the prominence of human figures in contemporary work. The online sale will be live until 12th March, with auction lots on view at Christie’s headquarters in New York. Image…

    Christies Private Sale Explores the Human Figure in Contemporary Art4
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    Ed Ruscha’s California Grape Skins in Sotheby’s Contemporary Curated

    In Ed Ruscha’s California Grape Skins, a mountain appears like an illusion. Bold white text dominates the composition. This painting is available in the upcoming Contemporary Curated auction, presented by Sotheby’s. Ruscha’s works gained attention during the Pop Art movement for their oddity and satire. Of the available piece, he…

    Ed Ruscha California Grape Skins
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    Contemporary Art Day Auction to Offer Works by Barkley L. Hendricks, Jean-Michel Basquiat, and More

    Sotheby's Contemporary Art Day Auction presents late 20th-century fine art from around the world. That includes Barkley L. Hendricks' portrait Jackie Sha-La-La. Hendricks aimed not only to capture a person's likeness in his portraits but also their personality. Here, Jackie's eyes are covered by an elaborate hat as she makes…

    Jackie Sha-La-La (Jackie Cameron) by Barkley L. Hendricks
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    Prints & Multiples Online

    The Summer Refreshments auction will offer a selection of prints and multiples, including those from Leo Castelli’s 90th birthday. Castelli was responsible for giving artists such as Roy Lichtenstein, Andy Warhol, Jasper Johns, and Donald Judd their first solo shows. At the top of the auction is a 1997 Roy…

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    ONE: A Global Sale of the 20th Century

    The son of Jewish immigrants from Poland, Barnett Newman (1905 – 1970) was an American artist and one of the frontrunners in color field painting. He also made several contributions to Abstract Expressionism. Among the leading lots featured in ONE: A Global Sale of the 20th Century, presented by Christie's,…

    Joan Mitchell (1925-1992)
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    Post-War & Contemporary Art Day Sale

    The upcoming Christie's sale will include a selection of post-war and contemporary art. One of the featured works is an oil on board piece from Wayne Thiebaud, an American printmaker and painter. He is known for his recurring still lifes of edible treats and everyday objects, such as vending machines,…

    Cecily Brown (b. 1969)
  • Auction Industry

    5 Fine Art Pieces Hitting the Auction Block This Month

    Works by Roy Lichtenstein, Wayne Thiebaud, and Joan Mitchell to go under the hammer Fine art pieces presented by Christie's, Sotheby's, and Heritage Auctions are among the notable lots crossing the auction block in the last half of June. Learn more about these pieces, their artists. 1. Triptych Inspired by…

    5 Fine Art Pieces Hitting the Auction Block This Month-3
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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)
  • Auction Industry


    Chicago — Hindman will continue to host remote auctions in the month of May with a week-long line up of Fine Art and Design auctions, beginning May 19.  Hindman’s Post War and Contemporary Art, Prints and Photographs, American and European Art, Modern Design and Early 20th Century Design auctions will collectively offer almost 600 lots of…

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    Post War and Contemporary Art

    While many paintings represent the outer world, Abstract works tend to represent emotions or give a form to inner states and moods. Cy Twombly particularly embraced abstraction after touring the Mediterannean. Many of his works figuratively expressed his internal emotions and ideas. One of Twombly’s untitled paintings from 1965 will…

    Jean Dubuffet (French, 1901-1985) Paysage, 1974
  • Auction Result

    Rare Lichtenstein Screenprint From Reflection Series Headed to Heritage’s Prints and Multiples Auction

    Andy Warhol, KAWS, Wayne Thiebaud, Pablo Picasso among artists sharing top billing DALLAS, Texas (March 31, 2020) – A lithograph screenprint from Roy Lichtenstein’s popular Reflection series will vie for top-lot honors in Heritage Auctions Prints and Multiples Auction, April 21. The sale will feature artwork by many coveted artists, including Andy Warhol,…

    Rare Lichtenstein Screenprint From Reflection Series Headed to Heritage’s Prints and Multiples Auction
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    20 | 21 Art

    Best known for his comical paintings, American artist Donald Roller Wilson extended the artistic boundaries of Realism. The upcoming 20 | 21 Art auction, offered by Rago, features an oil painting by Wilson. The piece, titled Holstein Black Swan: The Devil Made Me Wear This, exhibits the influence of both…

    Damien Hirst, Butterfly spin
  • Auction Industry

    Entire Spring Fine Art Auctions Grab The Spotlight At Heritage Auctions

    Highlights include works by Norman Rockwell, Ansel Adams, Roy Lichtenstein, Andy Warhol, Pablo Picasso DALLAS, Texas (March 11, 2020) – A wide range of auctions that includes a masterpiece from the most popular American illustrator to exceptional photographs, rare minerals and gemstones, art glass and silver make Heritage Auctions’ slate…

    Norman Rockwell’s Mother Tucking Children into Bed
  • Auction Result

    Wayne Thiebaud's $3.3 million 'Civic Center' tops Sotheby's $32 million Contemporary Curated Sale in New York

    NEW YORK, NY.- Last Friday in New York, Sotheby’s Contemporary Curated sale totaled $32 million with 79% of lots sold, and more than half of all sold lots achieving prices above their high estimates. Wayne Thiebaud, Civic Center, signed and dated 1986 twice, oil on canvas.Estimate $2.5/3.5 million. Sold for $3.3 million. Courtesy…

    Wayne Thiebaud, Civic Center, signed and dated 1986 twice, oil on canvas.
  • Auction Preview

    Contemporary Curated

    In the 1950s, Joan Mitchell emerged as a leading Abstract Expressionist at a time when few women artists were recognized. The upcoming Contemporary Curated auction, presented by Sotheby’s, will feature several works by Joan Mitchell. Explaining her expressive art experience in her works, she said, “Abstract is not a style.…

    Adolph Gottlieb
  • Auction Industry

    Kim Jones of Dior Men & Sotheby's Team Up For 'Contemporary Curated' Auction This March In New York

    Ed Ruscha, Oaks, Oats. 1977. Estimate: $200,000-300,000. Courtesy Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- Today Sotheby’s unveiled highlights from their Contemporary Curated sale on 6 March in New York. This season, Sotheby's welcomes guest curator Kim Jones, one of the fashion industry’s preeminent voices who currently serves as Artistic Director for Dior Men Ready-to-Wear and…

    Ed Ruscha, Oaks, Oats.
  • Auction Preview

    Prints + Multiples

    The upcoming Prints + Multiples Auction, offered by Rago, will present a selection of works from both Modern and contemporary artists. On offer are several recognizable prints by Andy Warhol, including pieces from his Campbell’s Soup can series. Soup varieties represented are Vegetable, Old Fashioned Vegetable, and Onion. A related…

    Robert Cottingham, Art