At a Hublot event for Art Basel this weekend, billionaire Stewart Rahr purchased two Hebru Brantley paintings at an auction raising money for Alonzo Mourning’s Mourning Family Foundation. The total for the two paintings was $150,000, with one painting being $70,000 and the other $80,000. […]
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A masterpiece by the classic American painter and Saturday Evening Post illustrator, Norman Rockwell, sold at a Sotheby’s New York auction for the record-breaking price of $46 million. “Saying Grace” was originally featured on the cover of the 1951 Thanksgiving issue of the Saturday Evening […]
Francis Bacon‘s artistic creation, “Three Studies of Lucian Freud,” is breaking records in the art world. The gorgeous three-panel painting recently sold for an astounding $142.4 million during a Christie’s auction of post-war and contemporary art. Thanks to the sale of the Bacon’s painting—and 10 […]
World-renowned illusive street artist, Banksy, is finishing up his month long residence, “Better Out Than In,” in New York City with a bang. The artist purchased a classic landscape oil painting at the Housing Works thrift store on 23rd street for $50, then vandalized it […]
An oversized painting of a Coca-Cola bottle created by pop artist Andy Warhol may fetch up to $60 million at a Christie’s auction in NYC on Nov. 12. Unlike many of his other creations, Warhol painted the black and white soda bottle by hand in 1962. […]
An 1968 oil painting by German artist Gerhard Richter entitled “Domplatz, Mailand (Cathedral Square, Milan),” sold for $37 million at a recent contemporary art auction at Sotheby’s. The astounding sale sets a new world record for a work by a living artist. Tobias Meyer, head […]
Six paintings by the famous Wyeth family of artists recently sold for more than $2 million at a New York City auction. According to The Associated Press, the sale included three by Andrew, two by Jamie and one by N.C. Wyeth. N.C.’s 1938 oil painting […]
Turns out that the “Material Girl” isn’t quite so materialistic after all. Madonna sold her 1921 painting by the French artist Fernand Leger, “Trois Femmes a la Table Rouge,” for $7.16 million at a New York City auction — and gave all the money to […]
If you’re a fan of Vermeer and don’t feel like jetting to Europe to view his iconic Woman in Blue Reading a Letter, you’re in luck: the painting has made its debut in LA. The painting has landed at The Getty for a rare, limited-time engagement before heading back to the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, which is closed for renovations for the next five weeks.
Widely considered one of the most important and famous American scene paintings, Thomas Hart Benton’s 10-panel mural entitled ‘America Today’ will be donated to New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art.