Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Auctions

When the Whitney Museum of American Art staged its blockbuster retrospective of Jeff Koons in 2014, the most photographed work was undeniably Play-Doh (1994–2014), an 11-foot-tall aluminum sculpture that looked as if an artistic young giant had created a multicolored pile of clay and then...
American pop star and frequent heroine of articles in the tabloid press Britney Spears can now consider herself a recognized artist. In October this year, the singer launched a viral video into the network to the music of Mozart,...
Russian week on Sothby's auction in London promises to bring amazing lots to all the world's auction houses. The struggle for profit will be between the giants of the market, the auction houses Christie's and Sotheby's. Each of the houses has...
Appearing at auction for the first time, this sumptuous painting by Mahmoud Saïd depicts the Quranic icons, Adam and Eve as two imposing, almost surreal, figures within a lush desert oasis. Saïd is renowned the founder of modern Egyptian...
Sotheby’s will present The Richard R. & Magdalena Ernst Collection of Himalayan Art. An unrivalled compilation of painting and sculpture, the collection of art from the Himalayas, ranging from the 12th through the 18th centuries, is one of the most...
Over than 500 works of artwork from the gathering of the overdue museum customer and collector Paul F. Walter can be provided at Christie’s, New York, in two separate stay sales (26-27 September) and an online sale (21-28 September)....
Paris 9 Avenue Matignon Christie’s France announces the sale of the collection of Alberto Pinto (1943–2012), unique elements from his Parisian apartment, which will take place in Paris on 12, 13 and 14 September during the Biennale des Antiquaires.After...
NEW YORK – The modern world versus wilderness. The individual versus society. Fiction versus reality.  When it comes to portraying dichotomies, few blur the lines like British artist Henry Hudson. After a massively successful exhibition at Sotheby's S|2 in London last...
A naked statue of Donald Trump, complete with a distended belly and jowly sneer, is to go on display at a Haunted Museum after a paranormal investigator bought it at auction. Julien's Auctions announced Wednesday it sold the artwork -...
Today in Paris, Sotheby’s unveiled an extraordinary recently-discovered treasure of Imperial China: a unique Imperial 18th century ‘Yangcai’ Famille-Rose porcelain vase, bearing a mark from the reign of the Qianlong Emperor (r. 1736-1795). Discovered by chance in the attic of French...

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