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Tag: Yoshitomo Nara

  • Auction Preview

    Christie's To Offer Post-War and Contemporary Art in Upcoming Sale

    A member of the Bay Area Figurative Movement, Joan Brown (1938 – 1991) was a painter who played a significant role in the local artistic community. Her painting style was characterized by the use of bold colors and symbolism with a personal touch. The upcoming Christie's auction of post-war and…

    Joan Brown (1938-1991) David with Statue of Mary Julia #2
  • Auction Result

    A Look Back at "Auction Kings,” Paul Brown and Gallery 63's Reality TV Show

    Photo from Discovery. For four full seasons, Discovery’s Auction Kings (2010 - 2013) offered many viewers their first look into the auction industry. The show followed the Atlanta-based auction house Gallery 63 as they discovered, evaluated, and auctioned off lots across all categories. Pieces ranged from letters by historical figures…

    A Look Back at Auction Kings Paul Brown and Gallery 63s Reality TV Show1
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    Estate Liquidation Auction

    Yoshitomo Nara is a Japanese artist known for his drawings of children in both sweet and rebellious forms. The introduction of Western pop culture in Japan has strongly influenced his works. Nara’s primary-colored depictions of innocent children in sinister forms express the struggle of rapid modernization and post-war culture. The…

    Attr. Peter Max Taylor Swift Acrylic on Canvas
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    First Open: Post-War & Contemporary Art Online

    The upcoming Christie’s First Open sale brings original works by well-known and rising artists from the 20th and 21st centuries. One key highlight is a piece titled Peace Goddess on Wood by Shepard Fairey. An American artist, Fairey became widely known as the designer behind the Hope poster for Barack…

    Shepard Fairey (B. 1970) Peace Goddess on Wood
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    Contemporary Art Day: An Online Auction

    Contemporary painter Christopher Wool is known for his black, stenciled artworks on white backgrounds. His works involve a variety of painting techniques, including screen printing and spray-painting aluminum. The upcoming Contemporary Art Day Auction, offered by Sotheby's, presents works by Wool and other blue-chip contemporary artists. Featured is a patterned…

    Contemporary Art Day Auction
  • 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
  • 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
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    20th Century & Contemporary Art Evening Sale

    The upcoming 20th Century & Contemporary Art Evening Sale presented by Phillips Auction offers a curation of fine art. This sale gathers artworks by key artists of the 20th century, including Joan Miro, Roy Lichtenstein, and Jean-Michel Basquiat. Paintings, pop-art prints, mixed media works, sculptures, and other mediums will be…