Press Releases tagged with stuart davis

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...

Mid-1980s gouache on paper rendering of the iconic Apple Macintosh logo attributed to pop art legend Andy Warhol (est.  $20,000-$30,000).

Gouache rendering of the Apple Macintosh logo attributed to Andy Warhol will headline Woodshed's Feb. 1 online art auction

Released: January 18, 2018

FRANKLIN, Mass. – A mid-1980s gouache on paper rendering of the iconic Apple Macintosh logo attributed to pop art legend Andy Warhol (1928-1987), and an oil on canvas composition signed by the French painter of modern art Auguste Herbin (1882-1960), are expected top lots in Woodshed Art Auctions’ internet-only fine art sale Thursday, February 1st, at 5:30 pm Eastern.   The Private Art Collections & Estates Discoveries Auction contains 142 lots of modestly priced artworks from consignors in Europe, England, Canada, South America and the U.S., featuring original paintings and drawing...

The drawing, titled Garden View of the Church at Auvers, was done in 1890, the same year van Gogh tragically took his own life at age 37.

Ink drawing on heavy wove paper, signed by Vincent van Gogh, sells for $12,000 at Woodshed Art Auctions, April 26th

Released: May 5, 2017

FRANKLIN, Mass. – A dark brown ink drawing on heavy wove paper attributed to the famous Dutch Master artist Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890), titled Garden View of the Church at Auvers (1890), signed by van Gogh, sold for $12,000 in the premiere online-only fine art auction titled Prestige Signature Collection: Master Artworks, held on April 26th by Woodshed Art Auctions.   “The location in the drawing was positively identified as Garden View of the Church of Auvers, and the artwork dates from the last year of van Gogh’s life,” said conservator/auctioneer Bruce Wood of Woodshed Art Auction...

Maurice Brazil Prendergast, (American, 1859-1924), The Stony Pasture, circa 1896-1897.  Watercolor and graphite on paper, 19 3/8 in.  x 13 7/8 in.  (49.21 cm x 35.24 cm).  Currier Museum of Art, Manchester, New Hampshire.  Museum Purchase: George A.  Leighton and Mabel Putney Folsom Fund, 1959.6

Watercolors on Display for the First Time in 20 Years at the Currier Museum of Art

Released: February 1, 2010

This spring the Currier Museum of Art brings from its vault a magnificent collection of watercolor paintings as it presents From Homer to Hopper: American Watercolor Masterworks from the Currier Museum of Art, from March 6 through June 7, 2010. The exhibition is a highlight of a year-long celebration of the museum's 80th anniversary that focuses on the strength and diversity of the Currier's collection. From Homer to Hopper is drawn from the impressive collection of watercolors that the museum has built over its 80-year history. These extraordinary works - by such nationally known maste...

Edward Hopper (1882–1967) Marshall's House, 1932 Opaque and transparent watercolor over graphite on wove paper Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT; Purchased through the gift of Henry and Walter Keney, 1933.93 Wadsworth3

2010: The Carter Gets Modern; Amon Carter Museum’s 2010 exhibition schedule celebrates modern American art

Released: December 8, 2009

 Amon Carter Museum Director Ron Tyler announced today the museum’s 2010 exhibition schedule. Comprised of three special exhibitions that celebrate modern art, each will focus on different American modern art movements spanning the years 1902 to 1962 in a variety of media including works on paper, paintings, sculpture and photographs. “We have a stellar line-up of special exhibitions in 2010, which complement our own modernist holdings,” Tyler says. “This is a great opportunity for us to further educate our visitors about America’s top artists of the early to mid-1900s. We look...

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