Here are 6 lots not to miss at Showplace’s fall auction in New York, from Picasso’s portrait of his son as Pierrot to an Andy Warhol soup can

Here are 6 lots not to miss at Showplace’s fall auction in New York, from Picasso’s portrait of his son as Pierrot to an Andy Warhol soup can

The New York auction house Showplace has built a reputation as a leading source for fine art, important design, premium watches, jewelry, antiques and luxury fashion. Collectors can browse their selling exhibits and auctions both online and in person, each offering impressive collections of unique and desirable pieces. On October 9, Showplace will hold their … Read more

6 collectors of the artwork that has gone away

6 collectors of the artwork that has gone away

art market Ayanna Dozier Henry Taylor, fil’s house, 2016. © Henry Taylor. Photo by Joshua White. Courtesy of the artist, Blum & Poe, and Hauser & Wirth. We all remember the sadness of a lost love or a lost connection: the tickets to the dress or reunion tour that sold out before you could buy … Read more

New law requires New York museums to label Nazi-looted works

New law requires New York museums to label Nazi-looted works

A new New York state law that requires museums to identify works of art looted during the Nazi period may affect hundreds of paintings and sculptures in famed Manhattan institutions — including MoMA and the Met. The law, which passed last week, is part of a legislative package that seeks to combat anti-Semitism and is also … Read more

French Riviera Villa Once Painted By Picasso Lists $27 Million

French Riviera Villa Once Painted By Picasso Lists  Million

This glamorous hideaway has ties to even more glamorous performers. A waterfront mansion called La Vigie in the quaint peninsular town of Cap D’Antibes has come up for sale. The French Riviera retreat, where Picasso once reportedly painted the garage walls while staying, is currently asking for $27 million. The list is owned by Douglas … Read more

Three Picasso artworks discovered in three months

Three Picasso artworks discovered in three months

A sketch worth hundreds of thousands, a children’s book and a ‘missing’ masterpiece… In the past three months, three unique works of art by the Spanish artist Pablo Picasso have been found under strange and unexpected circumstances. Is this coincidence or not? When the President of the Philippines, Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr, won a landslide … Read more

Spain: Picasso sketch seized by customs officers in Ibiza | News | DW

Spain: Picasso sketch seized by customs officers in Ibiza |  News |  DW

Spanish customs officials at Ibiza airport discovered a sketch attributed to artist Pablo Picasso in a passenger’s suitcase in early July, the customs office said in a statement released Monday. The 1966 sketch titled “Trois Characters” is valued at over €450,000 ($457,000). The passenger, who flew in from the Swiss city of Zurich, did not … Read more

A Rebellion Against Realism And Art: How Cubism Influenced Modern Architecture

A Rebellion Against Realism And Art: How Cubism Influenced Modern Architecture

A Rebellion Against Realism And Art: How Cubism Influenced Modern Architecture Part Part facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/985450/a-rebellion-against-realism-and-art-how-cubism-influenced-modern-architecture Historic art movements and their visual features paved the way for modern architecture. For years, architects have borrowed techniques and stylistic approaches to create their own architectural compositions, merging both disciplines. Cubism, one of the … Read more

The Unexpected Backstory of Guernica

The Unexpected Backstory of Guernica

When it comes to art against tyranny, no work is more seared into our consciousness than Guernica, Pablo Picasso’s dark, howling mural against fascist terror. Created in 1937 at the height of the Spanish Civil War, it has in the 85 years since become a universal statement about human suffering in the face of political … Read more

5 Museum-Quality Paintings for Sale at TEFAF Maastricht

5 Museum-Quality Paintings for Sale at TEFAF Maastricht

Art Market Paul Laster Booths at the 2022 edition of TEFAF Maastricht. Image courtesy TEFAF. Touting itself as the world’s leading art and antiques fair, The European Fine Art Fair—popularly known as TEFAF—delivers on its branding by consistently offering world-class works, and this year is no exception. Presenting some 7,000 years of art, the 2022 … Read more

Modern Art and the Esteem Machine

Modern Art and the Esteem Machine

Eliminating the modern-art tariff made it much more feasible for American galleries to exhibit and sell contemporary European painting. Most of the works in Stieglitz’s Picasso show at 291, for example, were drawings, because they were assessed at a lower value than paintings. It was too expensive to bring paintings over from Europe. Quinn wasn’t … Read more