Press Releases tagged with mark rothko

Untitled skeleton head painting attributed to Jean-Michel Basquiat (Am., 1960-1988), unframed and artist signed, 12 inches by 22 inches ($37,500).

Basquiat and Warhol share the spotlight in Woodshed Art Auctions' online-only fine art auction, Feb. 1st

Released: February 12, 2018

FRANKLIN, Mass. – It’s fitting that the top two lots in Woodshed Art Auctions’ internet only fine art auction held February 1st were claimed by Jean-Michel Basquiat and Andy Warhol. Not only were the two arguably the kings of the New York Pop Art scene of the 1980s, they currently occupy first and second place for most ever paid for an artwork by an American artist at auction.   Warhol held the record for several years when his 1963 canvas titled Silver Car Crash (Double Disaster) sold for $104.5 million at an auction held in 2013 at Sotheby’s in New York. But in May of last year, Basq...

Oil and enamel painting attributed to American-Russian Federation artist Mark Rothko (1903-1970), untitled (Blue Square), one of three Rothkos in the auction (each one est.  $100,000-$200,000).

Paintings attributed to Rothko and Monet will headline Woodshed Art Auctions' Nov. 1 sale

Released: October 24, 2017

FRANKLIN, Mass. – Three oil and enamel paintings attributed to renowned American-Russian Federation artist Mark Rothko (1903-1970) – two untitled abstract compositions and one untitled (Blue Square) work – all framed, signed verso and dated 1948 – carry estimates of $100,000-$200,000 each in Woodshed Art Auctions’ Prestige Signature Collection auction ending Nov. 1st.   “Considering we were assembling an auction of small-scale paintings and drawings, it was a surprise to have three rather large Rothko paintings delivered from a Peruvian estate,” said Bruce Wood, owner of Woodshed Art A...

Mixed media painting on paper of the late screen legend Elizabeth Taylor, attributed to Andy Warhol (est.  $80,000-$100,000).

Paintings of Elizabeth Taylor and other subjects attributed to Andy Warhol will be sold online, Oct. 4th

Released: October 2, 2017

FRANKLIN, Mass. – Mixed media paintings on paper attributed to Andy Warhol (Am., 1928-1987) of Elizabeth Taylor, John Lennon, George Harrison and several other subjects are part of Woodshed Art Auctions’ online-only Prestige Signature Collection, a 111-lot sale that’s already available for viewing and bidding (at The sale ends Oct. 4th.   The Taylor, Lennon and Harrison works (as well as one of Mount Vesuvius) all carry pre-sale estimates of $80,000-$100,000, although the one of Liz is probably expected to finish ahead of the others because it’s so iconic ...

Tanglewood, 30 x 40, acrylic on canvas, 2013

"Joe Novak: Recent Work" Opens June 27 at Lawrence Fine Art

Released: May 27, 2015

Lawrence Fine Art is pleased to announce that it will open Joe Novak: Recent Work at its East Hampton Gallery, Saturday, June 27, with a reception from 5-8 pm. This exhibition represents a homecoming of sorts for Novak, who showed frequently in the Hamptons in the 80s but whose work has not been shown here in 25 years. The exhibition is part of the gallery's "Summer of Abstraction," which explores recent developments in abstraction across media as well as highlights established and past masters. Novak's focus throughout his career has been the exploration of color and lig...

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