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Tag: Wolf Kahn

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    The Queen of the Leica: Ilse Bing Print Sets Pace for Summer Curated and Groll Estate Auction

    Ilse Bing started her photographic journey sometime in 1931 with just a small Leica camera. Bing is also known as Queen of the Leica for being the first professional to wholeheartedly adopt the innovative technology of the 35mm single-lens camera. She wasn’t shy to experiment and be bold while shooting…

    Ilse Bing Silver Gelatin Print
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    From Museum-Worthy Renoir Paintings to Qing Dynasty Antiques, Millea Bros. Presents Three-Day Extravagant Auction

    The upcoming auction by Millea Bros. is a three-day event that will showcase more than 1,000 lots. The first day features Modern art. Highlights include a Fernand Léger gouache, a Richard D. MacDonald bronze sculpture, Alberto Giacometti drawing, and works from the collection of Wolf Kahn & Emily Mason. Kahn and Mason…

    Pierre-Auguste Renoir (attrib.), oil on canvas
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    Fine Art From Maine, Josef Albers Prints, and More at Barridoff Auctions

    One of the best-known “firsts” accomplished by German-born educator, designer, and artist Josef Albers was that he was the first living artist with a solo show at both the Museum of Modern Art and at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. His reputation as an abstract painter, theorist,…

    Josef Albers, Ten Variants
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    Upcoming Splendor Auction Highlights Oil Painting From Wolf Kahn

    Landscape painter Wolf Kahn employed a vibrant palette to study forests, fog-shrouded mornings, and barns. “I am always trying to get to the danger point, where color either becomes too sweet or too harsh; too noisy or too quiet,” he said about this approach to painting. His works often demonstrate…

    Wolf Kahn (Ny/Vt/Germany, 1927-2020)
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    Two Louise Nevelson Pieces Lead Fine Art Winter Sale at Barridoff Galleries

    While looking at Louise Nevelson's works, one onlooker commented on the creativity required “to make something beautiful out of nothing.” Wooden scraps like dowels, spindles, and furniture parts fill stacked boxes of Louise Nevelson’s Sky Cathedral (circa 1958). The sculpture, her first in black, is now hosted by the Museum…

    Louise Nevelson, Am. 1899-1988, Moon Zag III 1984, Wooden Sculpture painted black
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    Doyle To Auction Important Paintings On September 17

    Doyle's auction of Important Paintings on Thursday, September 17, 2020 at 11am will present paintings and sculpture by some of the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries' most prominent American, European, Latin American and Asian artists. Henri Fantin-Latour, Six Roses Jaunes dans un Vase en Verre, 1903. Est. $200,000-400,000. The Collection of…

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    Cottone Auctions will hold an online-only Fine Art & Antiques auction Saturday, October 3rd, with over 250 quality lots

    The auction includes fine art, Tiffany Studios lamps, 20th century art and design, decorative arts and furnishings, Asian objects, estate jewelry, gold coins. The many outstanding Tiffany Studios (N.Y.) lamps and accessories in the sale from various collections include this fine Peony table lamp with a 22-inch shade (est. $60,000-$80,000).…

    Cottone Auctions will hold an online-only Fine Art & Antiques auction Saturday, October 3rd, with over 250 quality lots
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    Important Paintings

    Artist Henri Fantin-Latour was known for his realistic still life paintings. Though he spent time with the Impressionist painters, Fantin-Latour shunned the significant artistic movements of his generation. Fantin-Latour initially sought academic fame through portraiture, but his still lifes were what made him truly famous. In his book entitled Atelier…

    Charles Burchfield
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    Christie's American Art Online - Bidding open through August 7

    Milton Avery (1885–1965), Lavender Beach, watercolor and charcoal on paper, 1945, $100,000-150,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. NEW YORK, NY.-Christie’s American Art Online auction features paintings, works on paper and sculpture spanning the genres of American Modernism and Impressionism to the Hudson River School and Illustration art. The sale is open…

    Christies American Art Online Bidding open through August 7
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    The Fall Auction

    When Wolf Kahn, a German-American artist, finished serving in the US Navy, he became a pupil at Hans Hofmann’s school for Abstract Expressionism. As Kahn’s career developed, he increasingly leaned upon this background to draw out the intensity of his colors. This focus would yield such pieces as Fog Bank,…

    ARTHUR GROVER RIDER, (American, 1886-1975), The Watering Place