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NEW YORK — Most artists, especially those trained in art schools, begin their careers with representational art rooted in realism. Some shift towards abstraction, but only after cutting their teeth on figurative and naturalistic works. Self-taught American painter Roy Ahlgren (1927-2011) found himself immediately attracted to the dramatic style of Op Art, which is short […]
HOUSTON – Simpson Galleries, Houston’s oldest auction house, will present an auction series featuring works from the collection of the late art historian, curator and lecturer David E. Brauer. The first auction will take place Feb. 6 and will highlight key paintings, drawings, prints, and sculpture from Brauer’s collection of over 250 pieces. Bid absentee […]
NEW YORK – Robert Indiana’s LOVE sculptures are his most well-recognized works, but perhaps that is a double-edged sword. Debuting in 1970 in sculpture form after various iterations in his paintings, his LOVE sculptures are in cities around the world in the original English spelling as well as Italian and Spanish versions, among others. The […]
PHILADELPHIA – On Oct. 30, Freeman’s will present the collection of Robert J. Morrison, a Philadelphia Pop Art collector and philanthropist whose extensive collected works include prints and multiples by Pop Art icons such as Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, Claes Oldenburg, Frank Stella and Jim Dine. Bid absentee or live online through LiveAuctioneers.