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First Major U.S. Exhibition In 20 Years To Rethink Abstract Expressionism

. April 26, 2008 . 0 Comments

NEW YORK, NY – The Jewish Museum will present Action/Abstraction: Pollock, de Kooning, and American Art, 1940-1976 from May 4 through September 21, 2008. In the first major U.S. exhibition in 20 years to rethink Abstract Expressionism and the movements that followed, fifty key works by 31 artists – among them Jackson Pollock, Willem de […]

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Arts Community Angels – in the City of Angels

. April 26, 2008 . 0 Comments

LOS ANGELES, CA – The closing section of the Spring “Made in California” auction at Bonhams & Butterfields on May 5th will include a collection of 20 works of art to be sold to benefit Ms. Morgan Thomas, an active and vital presence in the Los Angeles art community in the 1970s. The featured artists […]

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Iconic Work By Ed Ruscha, Created For The American Actor Bud Cort, To Highlight Sotheby’s Day Sale Of Contemporary Art In New York

. April 24, 2008 . 0 Comments

New York, NY – Sotheby’s spring Day sale of Contemporary Art on May 15th, 2008, will feature Ed Ruscha’s I Don’t Want No Retro Spective, 1979, an iconic work which recounts a fascinating story about the artist and the American actor, Bud Cort, arguably best known for his iconic role in the 1971 American film […]

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Important Works for Auction by Jean-Paul Riopelle – Jean-Paul Lemieux And Peter Rindisbacher

. April 23, 2008

Bonhams Auction House has announced its inaugural Canadian Sale, to be held at St Lawrence Hall in Toronto on 19 June 2008. The auction of important Canadian-related art and sculpture will feature over 350 Lots, with estimates ranging from CAD$200 – CAD$150,000. With entries still being accepted for the auction, current star lots include important […]

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New York Sale of 19th Century European Art Achieves $26.3 Million

. April 23, 2008

NEW YORK, NY.- Today at Sotheby’s, the sale of 19th Century European Art including The Orientalist Sale achieved a total of $26,377,050 (est. $23.7/32.9 million). Today’s sale was the first time in almost a decade that Sotheby’s held a dedicated offering of Orientalist Art, highlighted by exceptional masterpieces representing the entire region including North Africa, […]

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