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Ohhh…Alright… by Roy Lichtenstein

Roy Lichtenstein’s work “Ohhh…Alright…” sells for a record $42,642,500 at Christie’s Post-war and Contemporary Evening Sale on Nov 10, 2010. Plenty of Warhol, Duchamp, Koons, Richter, Pollock and others were also sold, many in the million dollar range so we’ll have a dedicated post for those soon. […]

By | 2010-11-11T10:22:22+00:00 November 11th, 2010|Arts|0 Comments

Two pieces of Tyeb Mehta sell at Christie’s South Asian and Modern Art auction in the million dollar range

Two paintings of Tyeb Mehta were bought in the million dollar range at Christie's South Asian Modern and Contemporary Art event in New York on September 16. Mahishasura - sold for $1,280,900 Two Figures - sold for $926,500 A sad actuality of this event is Tyeb Mehta recent passing on July 2, 2009. You can learn more about him on Wikipedia or through this editorial of the New York Times

By | 2009-09-27T01:29:57+00:00 September 27th, 2009|Arts|2 Comments

“Ripley Street Ridge” by Californian painter Wayne Thiebaud sells for $1,022,500

Wayne Thiebaud’s painting titled “Ripley Street Ridge” was bought for $1,022,500 during Christie’s Post-War And Contemporary Art auction in New York on May 14. I for one love this painting a lot. As the lot note describes it well, Thiebaud captures something very uniquely Californian so well on this painting. ¬†And it’s more than the obvious, the landscape and lights. […]

By | 2009-05-21T13:49:45+00:00 May 21st, 2009|Arts|5 Comments

Zeng Fanzhi exhibition in New York – Apr 2 to May 15

It's still not late, if you are in the neighborhood, go and see one of our favorite contemporary artists', Zeng Fanzhi's exhibition at Acquavella Galleries in New York (18 East 79th Street, New York, 10075) We have been covering Fanzhi's million-dollar sales events for a while and for some unexplainable reason (other than that he is really good) we love his work a lot. If you do visit the exhibition, please send us some [...]

By | 2009-05-03T00:00:51+00:00 May 1st, 2009|Arts|0 Comments
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