Tag: Painting

National Gallery Acquires Iconic Faith Ringgold Painting – ARTnews.com

Ahead of a Faith Ringgold retrospective due to open at the New Museum in February, the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. has acquired a painting from the artist’s famed “American People Series.” Titled The American People Series #18: The Flag is Bleeding (1967), the painting was gifted to the museum by the Glenstone Foundation, which was formed by ARTnews Top 200 Collectors ...

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Ken Buck compares Hunter Biden painting to classical art, asks Garland to appoint special prosecutor

AG Garland questioned on Hunter Biden's art sales Rep. Ken Buck presses Attorney General Merrick Garland on the value of Hunter Biden's art, highlighting that one piece has sold for more than the average house in America. Buck then called for an investigation into the president's son.Rep. Ken Buck, R-Colo., displayed a Hunter Biden painting during Thursday's House Judiciary hearing, asking Attorney General Merrick ...

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Is Hunter Biden’s art project painting the president into an ethical corner? | Hunter Biden

It was another starry night in Hollywood. In a white-walled room at the Milk Studios art gallery, where a lone violinist played before a projected animation, musician Moby, artist Shepard Fairey and Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti reportedly mingled with about 200 guests.On display were artworks that combine canvas, yupo paper, wood and metal with oil, acrylic, ink and the written word. Organizers hope ...

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Banksy’s Self-Destructing Painting Sells for Record-Breaking $25.3 M – ARTnews.com

Banksy’s Love Is in the Bin, comprised of the shreds of his famously self-destructing piece Girl with Balloon, fetched £18.6 million ($25.3 million) at a Sotheby’s sale in London on Thursday, generating a new record for the artist at auction. After 10 minutes of bidding, the work was bought by an anonymous European woman for well over its pre-sale estimate of £4 million–£6 million, ...

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Jennifer Guidi on Pandemic Painting – ARTnews.com

Jennifer Guidi’s career skyrocketed with her 2017 exhibition “San Fernando” at Almine Rech gallery in New York. Guidi’s abstract trance-inducing landscape paintings with bursts of subtle color and texture gradations resulted in a collectors’ frenzy—one so mad, in fact, that dealer Stefan Simchowitz wrote in a frustrated Facebook post, “If another person asks me to get them a Jen Guidi I think I might ...

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$40 M. Basquiat ‘Guilt of Golden Teeth’ Painting Heads to Christie’s – ARTnews.com

With each auction season, Jean-Michel Basquiat paintings are brought to sale, and along with them come hefty sums of money. This fall is set to be no different in that regard, with Christie’s set to sell Basquiat’s 1982 painting The Guilt of Gold Teeth at a marquee New York auction on November 9. Bidding for the nearly-14-foot-wide work, made when Basquiat was just 22 ...

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German envoy unveils symbolic street-art painting to mark India-German friendship

ANI | Updated: Oct 03, 2021 17:24 IST New Delhi , October 3 (ANI): On the occasion of the 31st anniversary of Germany reunification, the country's envoy to India, Walter J Lindner on Sunday unveiled a symbolic street-art painting of India-Germany friendship on a wall at Delhi's Shiela Theater.At the event, Ambassador Lindner told ANI, "It is an important day for Germans as it ...

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$40M USD Jean-Michel Basquiat Painting Hits Market

A Jean-Michel Basquiat painting is making headlines as one dealer brings the $40 million USD Hardware Store painting to market for the first time ever. Hardware Store is a standout piece at this year’s Art Basel in Switzerland. The piece was painted in 1983 and has since been in the same private collection. The work has previously been featured in other major Basquiat exhibitions ...

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Duluth artist completes a painting a week for 1 year

After adding a pair of earrings, the Duluth artist was ready for her closeup. Lemp, whose work is featured at Dovetail Cafe, Great Lakes Gear Exchange and at Frame Works in St. Paul, recently completed a yearlong project in which she created one original painting a week. She coined the series Fancy Lady Friday, and charted her progress on her Instagram account, @clairesahara. In ...

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