Category: Art World News

Invitation to a Vietnamese art exhibition "La colle du phénix et le fil de soie brisé: œuvres vietnamiennes majeures de la collection Melchior Dejouany" ("Phoenix Glue and Silk Thread: major Vietnamese works from Melchior Dejouany Collection") at Christie's Paris, 9 Avenue Matignon, Paris, France, with no fewer than nine artists, including Le Pho, Mai Trung ...

It was in his New York studio that Marcel Duchamp worked for 20 years, from 1946 to 1966, on this installation which he wishes to be his testament. It will in fact be permanently exhibited, one year after his death, at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, in accordance with his wishes. On one wall, a ...

Vincent van Gogh (Netherlands, 1853-1890) Naaiende vrouw (Woman Sewing) gouache, watercolour and black and white chalk on paper 23 ¾ x 17 ½ in. (60.1 x 44.6 cm.) Executed in Etten in October - November 1881 Estimate GBP 2,000,000 – GBP 3,000,000 Price Realised GBP 2,460,000 Christie's London, 20th/21st Century Evening Sale, 7 March 2024

Francis Bacon (Ireland/England, 1909-1992) Landscape near Malabata, Tangier titled and dated ‘Landscape near Malabata, Tangier 1963’ (on the reverse) oil on canvas 78 x 57in. (198.1 x 144.8cm.) Painted in 1963 Estimate GBP 15,000,000 – GBP 20,000,000 Price Realised GBP 19,630,000 Christie's London, 20th/21st Century Evening Sale, 7 March 2024

David Hockney (England, B. 1937) California acrylic on canvas 66 1⁄8 x 78 ¼in. (168 x 198.8cm.) Painted in 1965 Price Realised GBP 18,710,000 Christie's London, 20th/21st Century Evening Sale, 7 March 2024

Lucian Freud (German/England, 1922-2011) Kai oil on canvas 20 1⁄8 x 24 ¼ in. (51 x 61.5 cm.) Painted in 1991-1992 Estimate GBP 4,000,000 – GBP 6,000,000 Price Realised GBP 4,638,000 Christie's London, The Art of the Surreal Evening Sale, 7 March 2024

Joan Miró (Italy, 1893-1983) L'échelle de l'évasion (The Escape Ladder) signed 'Miró' (centre left) oil on burlap 28 7⁄8 x 21 3⁄8 in. (73.5 x 54.3 cm.) Painted in December 1939 Estimate GBP 2,700,000 – GBP 3,500,000 Price Realised GBP 3,428,000 Christie's London, The Art of the Surreal Evening Sale, 7 March 2024

One of the great innovators, the most influential and best-loved modernists of European abstraction, Vasily Kandinsky (Russia/France, 1866–1944) broke new ground in painting during the first decades of the 20th century. In his influential treatise, On the spiritual in art, published in 1911, he wrote about art’s potential to ‘stand alone’, with imagery independent of ...

Christie’s Paris: Derniers souvenirs de Ferrières The exceptional results of the "Masterpieces Rothschild" sales that just took place in New York demonstrated the perfection of the collection of Baron James de Rothschild and his descendants at the Château de Ferrières. In each of these pieces, a unique décor through which styles, eras and continents are ...

Le Pho's Paysage du Tonkin (Landscape of Tonkin), a lacquer on the panel of exceptional dimensions or the largest known lacquer executed by Vietnamese master Le Pho, is proudly on display at the extensive exhibition “Paraventi: Folding Screens from the 17th to 21st Centuries” curated by Nicholas Cullinan and supported by Prada. This exhibition investigates ...