LAMBERTVILLE, N.J. – Rago/Wright will present a Post War & Contemporary Art auction on Tuesday, May 23. This beautifully curated auction consisting of 88 lots is a premier event of the spring season, featuring an exemplary selection of paintings, drawings, photography and sculpture from some of the most sought-after artists of the 20th and 21st centuries. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
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DALLAS – Andy Warhol’s light never fades. The artist’s iconic 1975 portrait of Mick Jagger, the irreplaceable Rolling Stones front man, took center stage on April 18 during Heritage’s Prints & Multiples event. The Picasso-inflected screenprint, signed by Jagger, brought in $131,250, well above its estimate, in a carefully curated sale of significant works on paper by modern and contemporary greats. After a two-hour bidding scrum for only 91 lots, the auction closed past $1.5 million and proved the current strength of this art category. A number of works admirably outperformed their estimates and new auction records were set for Keith Haring, Jean-Michel Basquiat and David Hockney.
SARASOTA, Fla. — Sarasota Estate Auction will present fantastic, important art in its two-day sale scheduled for Saturday, January 7 and Sunday, January 8. Headlining the 1,100-lot auction will be works by American portrait artists John Singer Sargent and Gilbert Stuart, along with pieces by the more contemporary artists Joan Mitchell and Fernando Botero. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
PARIS – Opening at the Fondation Louis Vuitton on October 5 and continuing through February 27, 2023, the exhibition Monet-Mitchell creates, for the first time, a visual, artistic, sensory and poetic dialog between the works of two exceptional artists: Claude Monet (French, 1840-1926) and Joan Mitchell (American, 1925-1992). Both artists left their mark not only on their epoch but also on subsequent generations of painters.
BALTIMORE, Md. — The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) presents Joan Mitchell, the long-awaited retrospective of the internationally renowned artist who attained critical acclaim and success in the male-dominated art circles of 1950s New York, then spent nearly four decades in France creating breathtaking abstract paintings that evoke landscapes, memories, poetry and music. This comprehensive exhibition features 70 works spanning the artist’s career, including early paintings and drawings, vibrant gestural paintings that established her reputation in New York, and enormous multi-panel masterpieces from her later years that immerse viewers with their symphonic color. Numerous loans from public and private collections in the U.S. and Europe include works that have not been shown publicly in decades and never in a single exhibition. The BMA’s presentation also includes many archival photographs, letters, poems and other materials from the Joan Mitchell Foundation, providing additional context about the development of the artist’s work and influences. The show is currently on view and will run through August 14.
DALLAS — Headlined by some of the most famous and popular artists of all time, Heritage Auctions‘ April 19 Prints & Multiples Signature® Auction presents a who’s who of the Modern and Contemporary art landscape. Featuring a museum’s worth of highlights, the event includes works by the likes of Pablo Picasso, Keith Haring, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Joan Mitchell and Kehinde Wiley. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
BERKELEY, Calif. – PBA Galleries announced it will hold an auction of Art, Illustration & Dr. Seuss – British Prime Ministers – Antiquarian Books on November 4. The sale features more than 250 lots featuring works of art and photography, fine press, finely bound books, with scarce and antiquarian books. Highlights include a collection of works by Sandow Birk, a midcentury artist’s book featuring work by Joan Mitchell, bindings by Donald Glaister, signed photography books by Ansel Adams, and a film magazine on Casablanca from American-occupied postwar Japan. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
SAN FRANCISCO — Joan Mitchell has long been hailed as a formidable creative force — a painter who attained critical acclaim and success in the male-dominated art circles of 1950s New York. She then spent nearly four decades in France creating distinctive, vibrant abstract paintings that draw on landscape, memory, poetry and music. With its world premiere at SFMOMA from September 4 through January 17, 2022, the eponymous exhibit Joan Mitchell is a comprehensive retrospective featuring approximately 80 distinguished works. In addition to rarely seen early paintings that established the artist’s career, the exhibition includes colorful large-scale multi-panel masterpieces from her later years.
CHICAGO – Hindman presented its spring fine art sales this week, realizing more than $7.4 million across three days of sales, beating presale estimates and setting global auction records. A renowned selection and competitive international bidding brought fantastic results. Strong engagement with works by artists such as Alphonse Mucha, Edward Willis Redfield, Jim Nutt, Bernard Frize, Andy Warhol, Ellsworth Kelly, and Frank Stella drove remarkable prices to conclude a successful series of auctions.