Monday, October 23, 2017

Auctions

Sotheby’s announced that Roy Lichtenstein’s Female Head will be featured in their Contemporary Art Evening Auction on 16 November in New York. This superb example of the artist’s most iconic subject matter – the female head – will be unveiled...
Old Master paintings are always in season, some literally so. The four seasons are depicted side by side in Allegories of Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter by Giovanni Paolo Castelli, known also as Lo Spadino. In a style similar to...
Outside of Sotheby’s headquarters in London, on New Bond Street in Mayfair, a group of patrons stood under a black awning, smoking and mulling a question that pops into one’s head each evening during Frieze Week: “So, what’s the...
Sotheby’s announced that masterworks on paper from the Diamonstein-Spielvogel Collection will lead the November sales of Impressionist & Modern and Contemporary Art in New York. Drawings and works on paper are the most spontaneous and essential of all artworks, often underpinning...
Christie’s Frieze Week season will launch on 3 October 2017, including, for the first time, an evening auction that showcases two complementary collecting categories: Masterpieces of Design and Photography. The auction will showcase masterworks of the 20th and 21st centuries...
Sotheby’s Hong Kong Important Watches Autumn Sale 2017 will take place on 2 October at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. Leading the sale is an Extremely Fine and Important Sapphire Tonneau-Form Skeletonized Tourbillon Wristwatch RM56-02 by Richard Mille,...
We’re a few months out from the New York sales in November, but we’re already starting to hear word of consignments at the auction houses. Today brings word that Christie’s has nabbed Picasso’s Femme accroupie (Jacqueline), a portrait the artist...
Sotheby’s will unveil Nicolas Lancret’s L’Hiver (Winter), which will be exhibited publically for the first time in nearly 130 years in Paris before it is offered in the auction of Master Paintings on 1 February 2018 in New York...
Christie’s will offer objects and artworks from the personal collection of Claude Monet in Hong Kong on 26 November 2017. In addition to being the very first sale dedicated to Impressionism organised in Asia, the auction will be transmitted...
Despite the protests of some museum professionals and activists, the Berkshire Museum in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, is going ahead with a controversial plan to sell works from its collection. The museum’s leadership has said that proceeds from the deaccessioning will...

Style Hunter

Must Read