12 Press Releases

Tag: Willem de Kooning

  • Auction Preview

    Prints & Multiples Monthly Online Auction

    Every month, Heritage Auctions features a collection of Prints & Multiples of well-known and highly collectible artists. In this month’s sale are several pieces by Victor Vasarely, including the colorful and illusory Three Spheres. Vasarely was a Hungarian-French artist who was widely considered a leader of the Op Art movement,…

    Sonia Delaunay (1885-1979). Paques Russes, 1970. Lithograph in colors on Arches paper
  • Auction Result

    Fang-Betsi Ancestor Head leads $16 million Clyman Collection of African and Contemporary Art at Sotheby's in New York

    Fang-Betsi Artist, Head of an Ancestor. The first work of Classical African art to be presented in any Contemporary Art Evening Sale achieves $3.5 million. Courtesy Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- Sales featuring property from the Collection of Sidney and Bernice Clyman concluded Tuesday, achieving $16 million across four auctions held during Sotheby's marquee…

    Fang-Betsi Ancestor Head leads $16 million Clyman Collection of African and Contemporary Art at Sotheby's in New York
  • Auction Industry

    Ahead of Traveling Retrospective, Joan Mitchell’s $10 Million Masterwork Hits Auction Block

    On July 2, Phillips will offer Joan Mitchell’s Noël in the 20th Century & Contemporary Art Evening Sale in New York. This uplifting work of explosive colour, dripping fields of paint and rapid brushstrokes is exemplary of Mitchell’s rich painterly language, and hails from her highly acclaimed body of work from the early 1960s.…

    Ahead of Traveling Retrospective, Joan Mitchell’s $10 Million Masterwork Hits Auction Block
  • Art Industry

    The Art Coming Out of a Pandemic - Part II

    Online Exhibits by George Condo and Rashid Johnson, presented by Hauser & Wirth, Reflect on Social Distancing Two contemporary artists have opened up about making art during the ongoing coronavirus lockdowns. Both George Condo and Rashid Johnson are creating works that reflect the anxiety and social isolation emblematic of this…

    The Art Coming Out of a Pandemic - Part II_2
  • Artists

    Artist to Know: Elaine de Kooning

    Doyle to Present Abstract Expressionist Painting at Auction Elaine de Kooning refused to spend her career under the shadow of her better-known husband, Willem de Kooning. An artist in her own right, she participated in Abstract Expressionism and many of the movements that followed. Her contributions to art history include…

    Elaine de Kooning
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    Clyfford Still Canvas Leads The Collection Of Harry W. & Mary Margaret Anderson At Sotheby's This May

    Clyfford Still, 1947-Y-No.1. Executed in 1947. Oil on canvas. Courtesy Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.-Sotheby’s announced that they will present Property from the Collection of Harry W. and Mary Margaret Anderson as a highlight of their marquee Contemporary Art auctions this May in New York. Harry W. “Hunk” Anderson (1922 – 2018)…

    Clyfford Still, 1947-Y-No.1. Executed in 1947. Oil on canvas. Courtesy Sotheby's.
  • Auction Industry

    £1.2 Million Irish & International Art To Be Sold On 9 March

    On Monday 9 March 2020 two hundred lots of Irish & International art will be offered for auction at the RDS Dublin. Viewing takes place at the RDS, Saturday to Monday 7-9 March from 10am to 6pm daily. DUBLIN.- When the hammer fell at €1.4 millon for Yeats’ painting Reverie (Ernie…

    On Monday 9 March 2020 two hundred lots of Irish & International art will be offered for auction at the RDS Dublin. Viewing takes place at the RDS, Saturday to Monday 7-9 March from 10am to 6pm daily.
  • 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
  • Auction Preview

    Modern Art & Design + Urban Culture Auctions: 3 Sessions

    French artist Albert Gleizes dedicated his life to contributing and explaining the Cubist art movement. His early exposure to the new art form of geometric patterns, lines, and colors came from his father’s fabric studio. Although Georges Braque and Pablo Picasso were the leaders of Cubism, it was Gleizes and…

    Monumental Pablo Picasso Tarasque Jug-Vessel (A.R. 247)
  • Auction Preview

    Contemporary Art Evening Auction

    Mark Rothko was an American painter known for his deep explorations of color. His Blue Over Red oil painting is a notable example of Rothko’s style. The canvas work is among the featured lots of the upcoming Contemporary Art Evening Auction offered by Sotheby’s.  Another key item in the collection…

    Willem De Kooning
  • Press Release

    Discover Rago's November 8 + 9 Art Auction

    Rago’s November 8 + 9 Fine Art Auctions present nearly 650 lots of paintings, sculptures, prints, photographs and works on paper by artists including Willem de Kooning, Jean Michel Atlan, Francisco Zúñiga, John Sennhauser, George William Sotter and more. Below, we take a closer look at a selection of work…

    Discover Rago's November 8 + 9 Art Auction
  • Press Release

    Repeat Auction Sales of Art by Women on the Rise

    A woman contemplates an oil painting "Un jardin pour audrey" (1974) by Joan Mitchell during the exhibition "Mitchell-Riopelle, Nothing in moderation" (Un couple dans la demesure) in the Fonds Helene et Edouard Leclerc in Landerneau, western France, last December. AFP/Getty Images Repeat auction sales of art tracked by Sotheby’s Mei Moses…

    Red Umbrella Fine Art Auctions