As pioneers of the ever expanding international art market, Sotheby’s opened the doors of its New York offices in 1955, and in 1967 acquired Parke-Bernet, the United States’ largest fine art auction house. More than 50 years after opening, Sotheby’s New York continues to thrive as the company’s worldwide headquarters. Its history of success includes […]
Sotheby’s International Print Department holds four auctions each year in our New York and London salesrooms. These events, customarily scheduled for April and September in London and May and November in New York, encompass five centuries of printmaking and offer collectors an opportunity to pursue work by a wide range of artists. This selection may […]
LEADING BRITISH FURNITURE DESIGNER WHO MAKES FURNITURE FROM CAR PARTS, MANHOLE COVERS AND POTS AND PANS Bonhams are delighted to announce the sale of a private collection of furniture by one of the UK’s leading design talents, Tom Dixon. The collection includes some of Dixon’s most iconic works as well as a series of fixtures […]
Clemens von Wedemeyer’s film installations investigate the uncertain distinction between fact and fiction. His new commission for The Curve is composed of eight different film fragments, all referring to first contact between anthropologists, explorers and groups of people living in remote jungle locations who have never previously had contact with Western civilisation. An example […]
The Serpentine Gallery presents an exhibition of the work of the celebrated American artist Jeff Koons, his first major exhibition in a public gallery in England. Working in thematic series since the early 1980s, Koons has explored notions of consumerism, taste, banality, childhood and sexuality. He is known for his meticulously fabricated works that draw […]
The changing effect of nature on art and architecture is traced in this survey, which looks at land art, environmental activism and utopianism through the work of California-based architecture collective Ant Farm, artists Joseph Beuys, Hans Haacke, Robert Smithson and others. Simon Starling, Luke Fowler and Heather and Ivan Morison present contemporary perspectives.
Design Museum has joined forces with Beefeater 24 to celebrate the fearlessly progressive spirit of London’s greatest creative minds, past and present. London thinks, designs and makes like no other city; it creates and the world follows. A magnet for mavericks and freethinkers, London has nurtured a creative community that continues to rival all other […]
One & Other Click here Now to see Live Feed This summer, sculptor Antony Gormley invites you to help create an astonishing living monument. He is asking the people of the UK to occupy the empty Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar Square in London, a space normally reserved for statues of Kings and Generals, in […]
Azam Artist in residence Hung across three rooms, this new series of bold, bright paintings marks the next chapter in Nasser Azam’s residency at County Hall Gallery which began in October 2007. New and recent paintings by Azam show the artist’s continuing exploration of highly-charged formal motifs, made vivid by his distinctive use of colour. […]
This is a competetion with a big prize! $20,000 to be won Hi Everyone, Mr Brainwash would like to introduce you to “Your Art Here” an all styles visual contest with a New York City theme for which I am part of the jury – giving aspiring artists the opportunity to gain valuable exposure. Check out […]
Art first is delighted to announce its major summer show of new work by Eileen Cooper RA, Dreams of Elsewhere. The title expresses the journey of the imagination that has taken place in Cooper’s South London studio over the past two years. The vertiginous environments depicted in these new paintings and prints give a mixed […]
Exhibiting artists Wilhelmina Barns-Graham Will Maclean Richard Cook Helen MacAlister Eileen Cooper RA Jack Milroy Jennifer Durrant RA Simon Morley Margaret Hunter Karel Nel Simon Lewty Georgia Papageor Partou Zia Bridget Macdonald ART FIRST presents highlights from the programme in a celebration of 15 years in Cork Street. These master works, selected from the […]
White Cube Mason’s Yard is pleased to announce an exhibition of new work by Tracey Emin, one of Britain’s most influential artists. ‘Those who suffer Love’ is her first exhibition in London for four years and her fourth with the gallery. The title for my show is self-explanatory: love rarely comes easily and if it […]
15-18 October 2009 The Frieze Art Fair is like a great, white, landlocked ocean liner. Set in a marquee in Regents Park. This shiny plastic looking building houses London’s premier contemporary art event. This show is an extraordinary occurrence ,as good as it gets in London. 2009 will see a total of 164 galleries exhibiting […]
Summer Exhibition 2009 8 June—16 August 2009 Sponsored by Insight Investment The Royal Academy’s Summer Exhibition is the largest open submission contemporary art exhibition in the world, drawing together a wide range of new work by both established and unknown living artists.
2009-2013 Season supported by JTISupported by Champagne Perrier-Jouët This major retrospective of Pre-Raphaelite artist John William Waterhouse (1849-1917) features over 40 paintings together with sketchbooks and drawings from public and private collections worldwide.
Walking in My Mind explores the inner working of the artist’s imagination through dramatic, large-scale installation art. Ten international artists — Charles Avery, Thomas Hirschhorn, Yayoi Kusama, Bo Christian Larsson, Mark Manders, Yoshitomo Nara, Jason Rhoades, Pipilotti Rist, Chiharu Shiota and Keith Tyson — transform the Hayward Gallery’s indoor galleries and outdoor sculpture terraces into a […]
Saturday 13 June – Sunday 31 August FREE EXHIBITION Bristol’s City Museum & Art Gallery is proud to present a unique collaboration between the city’s foremost cultural institution and one of the region’s most infamous artists. Banksy has gained notoriety in recent years by using stencils to paint images on a diverse array of outdoor locations. […]
International Group show. PARTICIPATING ARTISTS JEF AEROSOL, ROBERT GORDON McHARG III FRSA, PETER GRAVELLE, HASSAN HAJJAJ, JAVIER GUTIERRIEZ, SAVAGE HENRY, BOM K, DRAN, SIMON SCOTT, COSH, RYAN HADLEY, STEVE, EMELIE SALFORD, BEN ALLEN, SUNIL PAWAR , ROBALOT , NICK MCFARLANE , JAY BURRIDGE, LUIS PEREZ , MR WIM, CODE FC, CHRIS CAMPBELL, LOGAN, ANTOINE CORBINEAU, INKIE, KERRY ROPER, […]
Art Nocturne Knocke is profiling itself as an important summer art and antiquities fair for Europe. Not only the international renowned participants with their exquisite offer realize this but also the most fashionable seaside resort Knokke at the Belgian coast. It is clear that our consumers want to experience something oozing with quality.
Bonhams 20th Century Decorative Arts department offers a diverse group of works spanning a century of design including Arts & Crafts, Art Nouveau, Art Deco, Post-War design and works by Contemporary Studio artists. Louis Comfort Tiffany, Gallé, Daum, Charles Rohlfs, Louis Majorelle, Jules Leleu, Hans Wegner, Richard Neutra, William Haines, George Nakashima, Sam Maloof, William […]
Following its successful inaugural sale of Contemporary art at Bonhams’ recently opened and spectacular Madison Avenue showrooms, the international fine art auctioneers will mount another highly-anticipated auction of Contemporary and post-war art on May 12. The sale should attract strong collector interest for its quality and diversity. Some highlights of the well rounded selection are: […]
Bonhams 20th Century Decorative Arts department will be holding two auctions in 2009 on Monday April 6th in Los Angeles and at the beginning of the summer on Monday June 8th in New York. These auctions will allow for the best pieces of 20th Century Decorative Art from across the United States to be consigned […]
Fine Photography Sale for Bonhams New York Bonhams & Butterfields Spring Photographs sale will include works by such photographers as Berenice Abbott, Cartier-Bresson, Ansel Adams, Brett Weston, Imogen Cunningham, Kertesz, Ruth Bernhard, as well as contemporary photographers Helmut Newton, Irving Penn, Herb Ritts, Peter Beard, Gregory Crewdson, and Harry Callahan. Our sales have established some […]
The Impressionist and Modern Art department holds two auctions per year that include the very best of Modern art in all media – painting, sculpture, and drawing. From Degas to Dalí, the department handles a range of artists including Bonnard, Severini, Picasso, le Sidaner, Modigliani, Kisling, de Chirico, Rodin, Giacometti, Calder, Poliakoff and Utrillo. Our […]
Bonhams Decorative Arts dept showcases a wide range of glass, metalwares, sculpture and furniture from the period 1860 to the present day. We focus on designers and makers from the Arts and Crafts, Art Nouveau and Art Deco periods and also Contemporary Glass.
The top names in British ceramic design continue to attract enthusiastic bidding in the auction market. Our September auction offered a wide selection of British ceramics produced from 1860 to 1945, with strong prices being achieved across all sections. We are now inviting entries for our September sale and are particularly interested in items by […]
The next Vision 21 sale of Post-War and contemporary paintings, prints, photographs, sculptures and modern design furniture will be held on the 1 July and include a broad range of work by some of the top names in 20th Century art and design. Typical auction entries include works by Ron Arad, Diane Arbus, Arman, Alighiero […]
The market for 20th Century design expanded rapidly over the last half decade with both classic designers and emerging talents receiving ever-growing positive market attention. As the market has grown and discovered extraordinary examples of design in furniture and decorative objects, the number of collectors expanded but not at the same rate as the turnover […]
The Design department at Phillips de Pury & Company has been defined by two categories: Design and Design Art. Design offers work that represents the best of functional design from the pioneer designers, manufacturers and ateliers of the finest design movements of the 20th and 21st Centuries. Design Art represents conceptual work that focuses on […]