Tag Archives: Roy Lichtenstein

Auctions Market News
Kenneth Noland's Heat (1958) was the second-most expensive lot at the auction. COURTESY SOTHEBY'S

Strong Sotheby’s Contemporary Day Sale Totals $98 M., Sets Kenneth Noland Record at $3.37 M.

Sotheby’s capped its auction week yesterday with a respectable contemporary day sale that brought in $98 million. With 323 out of 418 lots finding buyers, 80 percent of the works that went on the block sold. Although some momentum was lost … Read More

Auctions Market News
Roy Lichtenstein's Modern Painting in Porcelain (1967) sold for $437,000 this morning at Christie's. COURTESY CHRISTIE'S

Christie’s Contemporary Art Day Sales Net $88.8 M., With Records for Gilliam, Krushenick, and for a Moment, Kelley

Christie’s finished out its contemporary-art auctions in New York with a morning sale and an afternoon sale Wednesday that offered about 400 lots and raked in $88.8 million in total. About 81 percent of the 224 lots in morning sale found buyers, while about 76 percent of the 175 lots … Read More

Graffiti for a Homeland set in Berlin.


Morning Links: ‘Homeland’ Graffiti Edition

Must-read stories from around the art world Read More

Auctions Market News
Jeff Koons's Dom Pérignon Balloon Venus, 2013. 


In Season-Starting Sales, Auctionata Aims for ‘Broader Audience’

This week, Kenny Schachter brought us up to speed on the sales to watch this season. Here’s another to add to the list, from the online world: the web-based auction house Auctionata is opening the season with a two-session sale on September … Read More

Roy Lichtenstein, (L)Water Lilies- Pink Flower, 1992, Screen-printed enamel on stainless steel; (R) Water Lilies- Blue Lily Pads, 1992, Screen-printed enamel on stainless steelKATHERINE MCMAHON

At East Hampton’s Guild Hall, Roy Lichtenstein of the Great Outdoors

“Roy Lichtenstein: Between Sea and Sky” at Guild Hall in East Hampton, New York, celebrates in 31 works a subject that was dear to the Pop artist. Associated with romance- and war-themed comic book imagery that he began painting in … Read More

Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
Matana Roberts, 2014. Photograph © Paula Court.


8 Art Events To Attend In New York City This Week

A guide to the next seven days Read More

Auctions Market News
Roy Lichtenstein’s The Ring (Engagement) (1962), which was estimated to sell for around $50 million, made $41.7 million with the buyer's premium.

Sotheby’s Delivers a Solid, If Slow, $379.7 M. Contemporary Sale, With Records for Polke, Wool, More

Earlier this evening in New York, Sotheby’s held a contemporary art sale that brought in $379.7 million, well within its presale estimates of $322.1 million to $420.7 million, and that saw new records for seven artists—Christopher Wool, Mark Bradford, Mark Grotjahn, Danh … Read More

Christie's offices at 20 Rockefeller Plaza in New York.


Morning Links: ‘The Art of More’ Edition

Archaeologists in Florida filed a legal case against the US Department of Transportation regarding a high-speed rail project they say will threaten prehistoric sites of cultural importance: the Old Vero Man site, where human remains dating more than 13,000 years ago … Read More

2015 Venice Biennale News
Joan Jonas.


Helen Frankenthaler Foundation Pledges $200,000 Towards Joan Jonas’s Venice Biennale Presentation

The MIT List Visual Arts Center has announced that the Helen Frankenthaler Foundation has pledged a gift of $200,000 in support of Joan Jonas’s presentation for the U.S. Pavilion at the Venice Biennale this year. This gift raises the List’s fundraising … Read More

News Web Exclusive
Installation view of "The Cat Show," 2013. White Columns, New York City. PHOTO: JONATHAN GRASSI. COURTESY WHITE COLUMNS.

Taking Cat Art Seriously

From a provocative upcoming Metropolitan Museum show to adoption-ready “purr-formers,” the art world is exploring the shock of the mew Read More

News Web Exclusive
Image on home page: Deborah Kass, Four Barbras, 1992, silkscreen on canvas. Photo: Kendall Mills. Courtesy the Artist and Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York.

Let My People Show: Welcome to ‘Jew York’

Jewish art geography, from Aleph and Arbus to Robert Zimmerman Read More

ARTnewsletter ARTnewsletter Archive Market

Still Market Runs Deep

Ab Ex Master among “recession-proof” artists at auction Read More


Backdrops, Blobs, Pods, and Props

The Walker Art Center celebrates its acquisition of a trove of objects documenting artists’ collaborations with Merce Cunningham in a series of groundbreaking shows Read More


Comic Relief

The boundary between fine art and graphic novels has grown increasingly porous Read More