14 Press Releases

Tag: Yayoi Kusama

  • Auction Result

    Around the Auction World: June 2021

    Photos from around the auction world in June 2021. Image credit from left to right: Phillips/ Poly Auction, Artsy, and Sotheby’s. Collage by Heemin Moon (Auction Daily). Marking the halfway point of the year, June 2021 reaffirmed many of the industry trends that emerged in previous months. A pair of…

    Around the Auction World June 2021-4
  • Auction Preview

    11 Early Yayoi Kusama Artworks Make Auction Debut With Bonhams

    Years before Yayoi Kusama could escape to Kyoto and later New York City, her only respite from her overbearing family was visiting a river that flowed behind her house. Two early Kusama works available in an upcoming Bonhams auction, Hudson River and Mississippi River, reflect these moments of tranquility. Kusama…

    Hudson River by Yayoi Kusama
  • Auction Industry

    Never-Before-Seen Yayoi Kusama Artworks from Dr. Hirose’s Private Collection Come to Auction

    Japanese contemporary artist Yayoi Kusama’s artworks convey the story of her lifelong struggles and her heartfelt emotions. “With just one polka dot, nothing can be achieved. In the universe, there is the sun, the moon, the earth, and hundreds of millions of stars,” says Kusama about her repetitive, bright-colored polka…

    Never-Before-Seen Yayoi Kusama Artworks from Dr. Hiroses Private Collection Come to Auction3
  • Auction Industry

    Mentoring Letters by Georgia O’Keeffe Come to Auction With Bonhams

    This month, Bonhams will offer a collection of letters written by Georgia O’Keeffe to a younger woman artist. For nearly a decade, O’Keeffe offered practical suggestions, financial assistance, and emotional support to her recipient. The letters also fit into O’Keeffe’s long history of mentorship. Auction Daily looks back at O’Keeffe’s…

    Mentoring Letters by Georgia OKeeffe Come to Auction With Bonhams1
  • Auction Preview

    Christie’s Will Offer Selection of Contemporary Asian Artworks

    Christie's upcoming auction will explore the world of contemporary Asian art with works from Walasse Ting, Tatsuo Miyajima, Aya Takano, Yayoi Kusama, and others. One of the leading lots is Walasse Ting’s acrylic painting. Ting was a 20th-century Abstract Expressionist celebrated for his vibrant palettes on rice paper. With fluorescent…

    WALASSE TING (DING XIONGQUAN, 1928-2010)
  • Art World

    2021 Art Market Predictions From Art Advisor Elisa Carollo

    Photo of Elisa Carollo. After witnessing the cancellation of almost every major art fair in 2020, making art market predictions for 2021 is an intimidating task. Elisa Carollo, art advisor and Milan Editor of Art She Says, was nonetheless up for the challenge when Auction Daily spoke with her earlier…

    2021 Art Market Predictions From Art Advisor Elisa Carollo1
  • Auction Result

    China Guardian Hong Kong August Auction brings $ 1 million

    Yayoi Kusama, Infinity Nets. Painted in 1993. Acrylic on canvas, 15.8 x 22.7 cm. HK$ 1,888,000 / US$ 242,051. World Auction Record for a Same-size Infinity Nets Series. HONG KONG.-China Guardian Hong Kong August Auction 2020 “To Youth: Asian 20th Century and Contemporary Art” completed with outstanding results following the success…

    China Guardian Hong Kong August Auction brings $ 1 million
  • Auction Preview

    Trespassing

    Brian Donnelly, who works professionally as KAWS, is an American artist whose figurative cast sculptures bridge the distance between fine and commercial art. KAWS formerly worked as a freelance animator for 101 Dalmatians. He also worked as a night graffiti artist, and these illegal paintings created a framework for his…

    KATHERINE BERNHARDT (B.1975)
  • Exhibitions

    Yayoi Kusama Retrospective at Gropius Bau Postponed to March 2021

    After debuting at Gropius Bau, the exhibition was scheduled to travel to Museum Ludwig in Cologne and the Fondation Beyeler in Basel. Yayoi Kusama, Infinity Mirror Room – Phalli’s Field, 1965. © YAYOI KUSAMA, courtesy: Ota Fine Arts, Victoria Miro & David Zwirner Yayoi Kusama is one of Japan’s most important…

    Yayoi Kusama Retrospective at Gropius Bau Postponed to March 2021
  • Exhibitions

    KAWS Augmented-Reality Exhibition Expanded for Social Distancing

    With galleries, museums, and auction houses moving to online spaces due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the art market is experiencing an influx of new technologies and mediums. KAWS joins numerous other artists in this transition by collaborating with Acute Art, an augmented-reality platform.  KAWS’ EXPANDED HOLIDAY digital project launched earlier…

    KAWS Augmented-Reality Exhibition Expanded for Social Distancing
  • Auction Preview

    Fine Art Fall Selections

    The upcoming Fine Art Fall Selections auction offered by Hindman shows the evolution of modern art across the last two centuries. This sale of fine art and sculpture ranges from chaotic collages to symmetrical, minimalistic prints. One featured lot is Play Again, a mixed media painting from the Clayton brothers.…

    Jim McHugh (American, 20th Century) David Hockney painting Chloe and Untitled (Los Angeles Scene)
  • Auction Preview

    Post-War to Present

    The Post-War to Present auction, offered by Christie's, presents fine art produced by some of the most notable artists of the 20th century, as well as emerging voices.  Andy Warhol's "Flowers" headlines with an estimated value of $1.5 to $2 million. For the leading figure in pop art, the "Flowers"…

    Post-War to Present/Auctiondaily
  • Auction Preview

    Contemporary Curated

    Sotheby's Contemporary Curated auction is a powerful exhibition of the post-war period. The auction presents works from The Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland, and The Drawing Center as well as from private collections. It is curated by renowned chef Massimo Bottura. The resulting selection proves that a passion for food…

    Kerry James Marshall/Auctiondaily
  • 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