Bruce Nauman in the auction of contemporary art of Christie's

From 13 on May 14, Christie's celebrates in New York a contemporary art auction and of pos war, with pieces of the collection of Betty Freeman, in which we will be able to see to the best artist international contemporaries.

Today it is the shift of Bruce Nauman, an artist that the videoarte has worked, and that it is quite rare to see it in big auctions, although for ours happiness it has been a few years since his work is more and more present on the market of the art.

Do It Right

Orange, green, red, blue, pink and yellow neon pipes with pipes of clear glass I mark of the suspension
59,7 x 108 x 5,7 cm
Executed in 1982. This work is only
Starting price: 294.000 – 441.000 €

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Arch 2009 faces the crisis

The biggest fair of contemporary art of our country, Arch, will face him the economic crisis with a very important fall in the number of galleries that they inform. Arch 2009 has date for his development between February 11 and 16, in the IFEMA property.

In the edition 2009 of Arch only 250 exhibitors will take part, counting with them the projects commissions, while the edition of the previous year belonged to 270 gallery owners. The fear that it floods to Arch 2009 is marked by the fall on the market of the art, on the information of Sotheby's and Christie's, which they close economic there met 17 % less of yields.

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Man in blue VI, of Fancis Bacon to auction in Christiés

On February 11 Christie's London realizes an auction that assembles 31 works of contemporary art and of post war, in which descatamos the lot with more expectations:

Main in blu VI of Francis Bacon

Oil on linen
Identical with 1954
Starting price: 4.400.000 – 6.600.000 euros

The peculiarity of the work is that it is always painted by a different procedure to applied by Bacon, since one treats the native as a portrait and not from a photo, as the artist was always doing it. In addition to this work of Bacon, there are pieces little seen in artists' auctions like Jeff Koons, Mark Rothko, Willem de Kooning and Alberto Burri, which we will see in the later days.

100 portraits of Marilyn Monroe to auction in Christiés

Christie's ends in 2008 with a mythical auction: it is a question of the collection of 100 portraits of Marilyn Monroe, which will go out to public sale on December 16 and 17.

In the auction it will put itself to see a hundred of facets different from the prima donna of Hollywood, from the photographers' looks of the size of Andre de Dienes, Richard Avedon or Bert Stern. Christie's hopes to collect between 600 thousand to 800 thousand euros with the auction.

Between the photos Marilyn's famous sequence is treating that his garment does not fly away or the first nude realized for Playboy in 1949. From Marilyn of his beginnings, to the consecrated prima donna, the pieces are valued between 2.000 euros to 22.000 euros, the most expensive.

Head of Rafael Canogar to auction in Christiés

We could not allow naming Rafael Canogar and his lot in the contemporary art auction and of post war of Christie's London the next one 11. Let's see the picture of the abstract Spanish painter:

Head

Signed 'CanogaR' (below to the right)
Oil on linen
130.3 x 97.2cm
Executed in 1984
Starting price: 13.700 – 15.100 euros

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Works of Damien Hirst in the auction of contemporary art of Christie's

The sobrevaluado Damien Hirst could not be absent of the contemporary art auction and of post war of Christie's London. Let's see his works:

Basic Happy head with

Signed "Damien Hirst"
Hearth shone in the resin painting skull and wooden base
25,4 x 22,2 x 22.2cm
Executed in 2007, this work is of an edition of ten only works
Starting price: 34.400 – 45.900 euros

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Table aux Fruits de Antoni Clavé in the auction of contemporary art of Christie's

Table aux Fruits is the piece with which it informs Antoni Clavé of the auction of the contemporary art and of post war of Christie's London, on December 11.

Signed 'key' (low right); alumnus and dated “AUX SQUARED FRUITS”, 1966 “(in the reverse)
Inks of colors, role and collage on role sellotape
37,5 x 26.7cm
Executed in 1966
Starting price: 3.400 – 4.600 euros

An economic picture for one I Fixed, whose last values on the market of the art were about the 10.000 to 30.000 euros, with pictures like Head of Child, The plage or Feuille Noire.

Visió and Nas on Lava of Antoni Tàpies in the auction of Christie's

On December 11 in London Christie's celebrates a new contemporary art auction and of post war, in which we have several Spanish artists. Today we will see the lots of Antoni Tàpies, the favorite artist of our survey online.

Nas Sobre Lava

Signed: ' Naz Tapies’
Enamel on volcanic rock
50.1 x 50.1 cm
Executed in 1985
Starting price: 5.800 – 8.100 euros

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Works of Tang Zhigang in the auction of Asian contemporary art of Christie's

We continue with 32 select lots of the auction of Asian contemporary art of Christie's in Hong Kong, this time with the pieces of Tang Zhigang, an artist whose ridiculous esthetics are biting. Let's see his works:

Chinese Fairytale

Signed and dated ‘Tang Zhigang; 2004,7 ′ in Chinese (low right)
Oil on linen
150 x 180 cm
Identical with 2004
Starting price: 248.000 – 347.000 euros

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Bloodline: Big Family, No. 2 of Zhang Xiaogang in the auction of Asian contemporary art of Christie's

Zhang Xiaogang is other of the select artists who takes part in the auction of Asian contemporary art of Christie's in Mushroom Kong with the only work:

Bloodline: Big Family, No. 2

Signed and dated ‘Zhang Xiaogang; of 1995 »in Chinese and Pinyin (low right)
Oil on linen
180 x 230 cm
Identical with 1995
Starting price: to order

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