Fine arts, photography, etc.

Jean Baptiste Oudry’ The Watchful Doe (‘Biche aux Augets’) is sold for $1,082,500

From the Lot Notes: This remarkable, life-sized portrait of a doe suddenly alerted to an unseen danger is among the early masterpieces of Jean-Baptiste Oudry, the greatest and most celebrated¬†animalier of the 18th century. Its reappearance in 1991 marked it as the most important addition to the artist’s oeuvre since the Second World War. […]

By | 2010-08-06T20:57:29-07:00 August 6th, 2010|Arts|0 Comments

“Fuck 2002” by Yoshitomo Nara – ($672,139)

Well, now you know: The four letter word had the highest payout ever. Yoshitomo Nara's painting titled "Fuck 2002" was bought in London on June 30, 2008 for a stunning $672,139 While the price is less than our usual threshold for coverage, but this is a major sales event nevertheless. About Yoshimoto Nara "Tokyo-based artist Yoshitomo Nara creates deceptively simple paintings, sculptures, and drawings that invite us to reconnect with the defiant spirit that [...]

By | 2010-06-27T23:23:45-07:00 June 27th, 2010|Arts|0 Comments
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