One of the few paintings by Vincent Van Gogh still in private hands sold for more than 13 million euros at auction Thursday, Sotheby’s said.
27.7 million dollars. That was the winning bid for the work “Abstraktes Bild (649-2)” by abstract painter Gerhard Richter at the recent Sotheby’s “Contemporary Art” sale. A sum well above the pre-sale estimate of $18 million, which shows genuine interest in Asia for works by the acclaimed visual artist. “Abstraktes Bild (649-2)” also set a […]
Are the Old Masters back in fashion? After the spectacular announcement of a Botticelli portrait auction last week, art collectors are sure to be excited by Sotheby’s latest masterpiece up for grabs — a rare Rembrandt painting. “Abraham and the Angels” will be auctioned off in January alongside Botticelli’s portrait, during the house’s annual Masters […]
“The Journey of Humanity” by Dubai-based British artist Sacha Jafri will be auctioned in Dubai this December in an effort to raise $30 million.
George W. Bush, the 43rd president of the U.S., who began painting soon after leaving office, will publish his second book of paintings on March 2, 2021.
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While Edouard Manet once called still lifes “the touchstones of painting,” a recent study notes that this pictorial tradition also gives valuable insight into how fruits and vegetables have changed over the years. The fruits, vegetables, legumes, grains, nuts and seeds we cook and consume in our daily life all originate from wild ancestors that […]
“I Have to Stay at Home” is described as “an auction for lockdown,” with head of Contemporary Art for Europe Alex Branczik noting that the sale was assembled in three weeks “by a Sotheby’s team who are stuck working from home, for collectors who will likely be stuck bidding from home.” “The sale gently alludes […]