Press Releases tagged with jean-michel basquiat

Intentionally broken stretched canvas abstraction-painting-turned-sculpture by Andy Warhol, signed "Jon / Andy Warhol 83" and titled Abstraction - A Gift to Jon Gould (est.  $500,000-$1 million).

Attic find of unseen original artworks by Warhol and Basquiat will be auctioned by John McInnis, Dec. 2nd

Released: November 9, 2017

AMESBURY, Mass. – An attic find of original artworks which includes some by Andy Warhol and Jean-Michel Basquiat – literally unseen by anyone since being stored away more than 30 years ago – will finally see the light of day in an auction planned for Saturday, December 2nd, by John McInnis Auctioneers, in the firm’s Amesbury gallery at 76 Main Street, starting at 1 pm Eastern time, as part of their two-day sale of the contents of the Harriett (Woodsom) Gould estate, the family country home in Amesbury.  Those that are familiar with Andy Warhol will recognize the name of Jon Gould as his ...


Lot 327: Jean-Michel Basquiat, Untitled: Four Prints, complete set of four color screenprints, 1983-2001.  Estimate $250,000 to $350,000.

Basquiat Set Could Reach Up To $350K at Swann Contemporary Art Sale

Released: October 26, 2017

Swann Galleries announces their largest and most encyclopedic sale of Contemporary Art to date, featuring scarce and important works by such titans as Jean-Michel Basquiat, Yves Klein and Christo. Also in the Thursday, November 16 auction is the largest section of sculpture the department has ever offered, and a slew of works that toe the line between two- and three- dimensions, epitomizing the paradoxical nature of postmodernism. The sale is led by a set of four evocative prints by Jean-Michel Basquiat, Untitled: Four Prints, 1983-2001, rarely seen complete at auction. Each panel featur...


Oil and enamel painting attributed to American-Russian Federation artist Mark Rothko (1903-1970), untitled (Blue Square), one of three Rothkos in the auction (each one est.  $100,000-$200,000).

Paintings attributed to Rothko and Monet will headline Woodshed Art Auctions' Nov. 1 sale

Released: October 24, 2017

FRANKLIN, Mass. – Three oil and enamel paintings attributed to renowned American-Russian Federation artist Mark Rothko (1903-1970) – two untitled abstract compositions and one untitled (Blue Square) work – all framed, signed verso and dated 1948 – carry estimates of $100,000-$200,000 each in Woodshed Art Auctions’ Prestige Signature Collection auction ending Nov. 1st.   “Considering we were assembling an auction of small-scale paintings and drawings, it was a surprise to have three rather large Rothko paintings delivered from a Peruvian estate,” said Bruce Wood, owner of Woodshed Art A...


Tempera and gouache on paper attributed to Vincent Van Gogh (1853-1890), titled Morning, Going to Work ($96,000), one of five Van Goghs in the sale.

Paintings attributed to Monet and Van Gogh each bring $96,000 at Woodshed Art Auctions

Released: August 22, 2017

FRANKLIN, Mass. – A tempera on paper painting attributed to Claude Monet (1840-1926), titled Study for Gare Saint-Lazare, and a tempera and gouache on paper attributed to Vincent Van Gogh (1853-1890), titled Morning, Going to Work, each soared to $96,000 in Woodshed Art Auctions’ Prestige Collection sale, a 65-lot internet-only fine art auction that ended on July 26th.   The Monet was the auction’s expected top lot. It was signed verso and marked “Gallery Simon, Paris,” stamped and with a pencil-written reference number. The modest painting was possibly a study made on location, for on...


Oil on canvas painting by Francisco Corzas (Mex., 1936-1983), titled Two Figures, signed and dated 1963 ($9,375).

Oil on canvas painting by Mexican artist Francisco Corzas (1936-1983) brings $9,375 at Woodshed Gallery auction

Released: April 6, 2017

FRANKLIN, Mass. – An oil on canvas painting by Mexican artist Francisco Corzas (1936-1983) titled Two Figures sold for $9,375 to take top lot honors in an online-only Master Artworks Discovery Auction held March 29th by The Woodshed Gallery. Corzas beat out brighter stars in the world of fine art – names like Picasso, Warhol, Man Ray, Adolph Gottlieb and Lee Godie.   Corzas was born into a very poor family but he managed to study art in both Mexico and Italy and actually began his career in Europe, where his work can still be found in many museums and private collections (including the...


30 Americans Artists, December 5, 2008.  Left to right: Rashid Johnson, Nick Cave, Kalup Linzy, Jeff Sonhouse, Lorna Simpson, Carrie Mae Weems, Barkley L.  Hendricks, Hank Willis Thomas (front row), Xaviera Simmons, Purvis Young, John Bankston, Nina Chanel Abney, Henry Taylor, Mickalene Thomas (front row), Kerry James Marshall, and Shinique Smith.  Photo Kwaku Alston

Cincinnati Art Museum to present powerful African-American art in "30 Americans"

Released: January 28, 2016

CINCINNATI – The Cincinnati Art Museum will present 30 Americans, an exhibition featuring artworks by many of the most important African-American artists of the last three decades, from March 19 – August 28, 2016. This conversation-starting and sometimes provocative exhibition focuses on issues of race, gender, and historical identity in contemporary culture, while exploring the powerful influence of artistic legacy and community across generations. The approximately 60 artworks are drawn primarily from the acclaimed Rubell Family Collection, Miami, as well as from the Cincinnati Art Mus...


This original painting by Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960-1988), who died from a heroin overdose in his New York studio at age 27, will be sold at auction November 21st, in Nashville, Tennessee.

Painting by Jean-Michel Basquiat, authenticated as original, will be sold Nov. 21st in Nashville

Released: September 17, 2015

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Fifteen gowns and dresses previously owned by Whitney Houston, some worn on-stage and others at events and galas, plus some of the late singing legend’s personal effects (such as pins, costume jewelry and other stage items), will be sold at public auction on Saturday, Nov. 21st, by Stevens Auction Company, at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel & Resort. The Whitney Houston items are the undisputed stars of the auction, but also sold will be many fine antique items, pulled from prominent estates and collections from Texas to the East coast. Includes will be priceless Ameri...


"Crash One: Broken Language" at Lawrence Fine Art

Released: July 21, 2014

Lawrence Fine Art will open "Crash One: Broken Language" at its East Hampton gallery beginning Thurday, July 24 with an opening reception Saturday, July 26 from 5-8 pm.  Crash was one of the first of the 1970's subway "writers" to transition to canvas and helped pioneer the development of Street Art as a recognized art form. In 1980, Crash was signed by Sidney Janis, one of the first gallerists to promote “post-graffiti” artists. That year he also curated Graffiti Art Success for America at Fashion MODA in the South Bronx. This groundbreaking exhibition is viewed as a launching poi...


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