Monday, July 19, 2010

Zaidan Art Gallery Blog for Collectors

Zaidan Art Gallery Blog for Collectors
Welcome to our weekly art Blog!
Week of July 19th. 2010
Edvard Munch's Madonna brings incredible £1.3m record at Bonhams
It's now the most expensive print ever sold in the UK, and the second most expensive in the world
An impression of Edvard Munch's controversial work Madonna has sold for an amazing £1,252,000 at Bonhams - twice its lower estimate of £500,000.
Another Munch image, Vampire II, sold in Oslo in 2007 at the height of the market for around £1,256,000.
Treasures from Princess Diana's family estate star at Christie's
This week, a fascinating variety artwork and heirlooms from Princess Diana's family home raised £21.1m ($31.1m) following after a three-day auction, as part of Sotheby's and Christie's Master Paintings Week.
At the Christie's Master Paintings art Sale, two Spencer family owned pieces were the stars of the show.
Christie's contemporary art sales boom to 139% above 2009
Jules de Balincourt and Roy Lichtenstein led the auction house's end-of-season sale, last week
To gauge how the art markets are doing in these times of economic uncertainty, you need look no further than the recent end-of-season contemporary sales at market leaders Sotheby's and Christie's.
Orientalist art achieves World Record prices in France
Art values are multiplying for Eastern-inspired paintings by Jose Cruz Herrera and others
"If there is a particularly dynamic art market today, then it is that of Orientalism," says the Paris auction house Artcurial after announcing total 2010 Orientalist art sales of €1,570,000.
Unseen Michael Jackson photographs to auction in Paris
Amazing images taken of the King of Pop by Arno Bani in 1999 will sell at Pierre Bergé & Associés
In the wake of news that Michael Jackson is now the top-earning dead celebrity with posthumous earnings of around $1bn, a Paris auction house is auctioning a collection of previously unseen Jackson photographs.
Picasso's autographed 'Don Quixote, Sancho et un 'Mousquetaire, art is priced $6,000
If you're on the lookout for an entry-level buy, this rare print by the 20th century master is a must-see
Art collectors around the world will be keen to get a look-in at Phillips De Pury's Modern and Contemporary Editions sale in New York

Upcoming Exhibitions that include our artists:
Artist Date Event Location
Salvador Dalí
Jan 31, 2010 - Jul 31, 2011
From Impressionism to Modernism
Washington, D.C.
Frederic Remington
February 20–July 25, 2010 Bronco Buster: From Art Icon to Pop Icon Williamstown, Hartford, CT
Pierre Bonnard
May 22, 2010 - Jul 30, 2010 Marianne Boesky Gallery - I.G.Y. New York, New York
Pablo Picasso, Marc Chagall
June 26 through Oct. 3 Polk Museum of Art Lakeland, Florida
Honoré Daumier
Sep 01, 2010 - Jan 02, 2011 "Water" Voorhees Special Exhibition Galleries
New Brunswick
Honoré Daumier Feb 13, 2010 - Aug 15, 2010
Caricature, Satire, and Comedy of Manners: Works on Paper from the 18th through 20th Centuries USA / Pittsburgh
Joan Miró Aug 5, 2010 - Aug 28, 2010 Group Show: Master Prints
USA / Portland

Honoré Daumier, Pablo Picasso
2 Sep 2010 to 12 Dec 2010
Art Museum, Mount Holyoke College South Hadley, MA, USA
Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso Sep 3rd, 2010 - Nov 21st, 2010
WOMAN AS MUSE, 1900-1950 Athens, Greece
John Fox Sep 11, 2010 - Sep 25th, 2010 John Fox Retrospective Exhibition (Galerie Walter Klinkhoff) Canada/Montreal

Upcoming Auctions that include our artists:

Henri Matisse
(5 Items)
21st Jul 10 Prints & Multiples Sale 2333 Christie's New York
Marc Chagall
(24 Items)
27th Jul 10 Frame123 Fine Art & Home Decor
Phone 818-7850170
Peter Max
(3 Items)
27th Jul 10
Frame123 Fine Art & Home Decor
Phone 818-7850170
Peter Max
(2 Items)
25th Jul 10 Showplace Antique + Design Center
212.633.6063 x805
(6 Items)
25th Jul 10 Mathesons' AA Auction
Charles Marion Russell (2 Items) 25th Jul 10 New Orleans Auction, St. Charles..
Frederic Remington (6 Items)
Jul 24, 2010 Coeur d'Alene Web Site
Sources: Auctioneers.

Live Auction Results
Joan Miró Personnages June 30, 2010 Dreweatt-Neate GBP40,000 - 60,000 (Not Sold)
Marc Chagall The Artist under the Tree July 8, 2010 Montefiore US$14,280
Drawing on the cover of The Private World of Pablo Picasso Jun. 30, 2010 Dreweatt-Neate GBP21,600
Rembrandt Die Handzeichnungen July 8, 2010 Montefiore US$440
Rembrandt Studies of the Head of Saskia and Others July 8, 2010 Montefiore US$310, Etching,
Rosa Bonheur Red Deer Stag June 30, 2010 Dreweatt-Neate GBP312 Pencil, Signed, Date 1636, Signed
Salvador Dalí Les Chants de Maldoror July 8, 2010 Montefiore US$5,712. 8X18.4 cm, Etching, 1934, Signed
Louis Icart, Marianne (La Marseillaise) July 13, 2010 Prints Bonhams New Bond Street GBP1,440.00. Dim: 495 x 310mm Etching and drypoint; colored Creation Date: c1918; 1946. Signed
Marc Chagall La Souris métamorphosée en Fille July 13, 2010 Tiroche Auction House US$2070.00.Dim: 29.5X24 cm. Lithograph Artwork is signed
Marc Chagall, The Bastille and 12 others July 13, 2010 Prints Bonhams New Bond Street GBP13,200.00. Dim: 515 x 665mm, Lithograph C1954 Artwork is signed Edition #: 35/ 75
Pablo Picasso, Jacqueline de Profil à droite and 29 others July 13, 2010 Prints Bonhams New Bond Street GBP37,200.00. Dim: 657 x 502mm, Lithograph
Date: 1958, signed Edition #16/50
Rembrandt; Descent from the Cross: Second Plate July 13, 2010 Prints Bonhams New Bond Street GBP4,200.00. Dim: 520 x 405mm, Etching. Date: 1633
Theo Tobiasse, Paris Fleur de Bitume (Five Lithographs) July 13, 2010 Prints Bonhams New Bond Street GBP2000-3000 Est. Not Sold
Sources: Mutual Art