Tag archive for ‘Modern painters’
News Brief On Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

$29 million Pablo Picasso painting Seized on Yacht in Corsica Returns to Spain

A $29 million Pablo Picasso painting belonging to Spanish banker Jaime Botin and barrred from leaving Spain will arrive in Madrid on Tuesday after an attempt to export the artwork was blocked by French authorities. “Head More...

Hagit Peleg-Rotem On Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

Chagall painting sells for $317, 000

The Matsart auction house in Jerusalem reports that proceeds in its art auction last Wednesday totaled $2.8 million. 70 of the 170 art works offered at the auction, 40%, were sold. The highest price paid More...

The Guardian On Wednesday, May 20th, 2015

Guggenheim descendants in French court battle over art treasures

She was one of the most celebrated collectors of contemporary masters, whose art was displayed in a magnificent 18th-century palace on Venice’s Grand Canal. But since the death 36 years ago of heiress Peggy More...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

Picasso painting smashes auction record

A painting by Pablo Picasso has set a world record for art sold at auction. Picasso’s “Women of Algiers (Version O)” sold for $179 million on Monday night at Christie’s auction house More...

Lily Bethlehem On Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

Sheldon Solow’s Pointing Man Sculpture May Get $130 Million at Christie’s

A pointing man may vie with a Picasso painting to break a record at the art auction house, Christies. Alberto Giacometti finished the life-sized bronze sculpture overnight in 1947. The sculpture is a figure More...

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