Tag: Portrait

Italian Police Recover Titian Portrait Lost for Two Decades – ARTnews.com

The Italian police unit in charge of cultural heritage announced they had recovered a portrait by Renaissance painter Titian that has been lost for nearly 20 years. Discovered by a Turin branch of the cultural heritage unit, a subsidiary of the Italian state police known as the Carabinieri, the 16th-century work, titled Portrait of a Man with a Beret, first went missing two decades ...

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Archibald prize 2022: Blak Douglas wins $100,000 for portrait of Lismore artist Karla Dickens | Archibald prize 2022

Acclaimed Dhungatti artist Blak Douglas – born Adam Douglas Hill – has won the 2022 Archibald prize, for his portrait of Wiradjuri artist Karla Dickens, titled Moby Dickens.Douglas collected the $100,000 prize on Friday, at the Art Gallery of NSW. It’s the second time an Indigenous Australian has won the prize in 101 years, after Vincent Namatjira in 2020.Dickens, who is based on Bundjalung ...

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Warhol’s Portrait of Marilyn Monroe Sells for $195 M. at Auction – ARTnews.com

Andy Warhol’s 1964 silkscreen portrait of Marilyn Monroe, arguably one of the most recognizable images born out of the last century, sold for a record-setting $195 million (including fees) at Christie’s New York on Monday evening. The result makes it the most expensive work by a 20th-century artists ever to be sold at auction. It sold to art dealer Larry Gagosian, who was bidding ...

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Egon Schiele Portrait Rediscovered After 90 Years – ARTnews.com

An early painting that Egon Schiele made while still a teenager depicting his uncle and guardian has been rediscovered after its location was unknown for more than 90 years, an Austrian museum said on Thursday. Leopold Czihaczek at the Piano (1907) was rediscovered in a private collection in Vienna. It will go on public display on long-term loan at the Leopold Museum in Austria, ...

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Taika Waititi portrait wins packing room prize at 2022 Archibalds | Archibald prize 2022

New Zealand-born Sydney-based artist Claus Stangl has taken out one of Australia’s top art honours with his portrait of Academy Award-winning director Taika Waititi.On Thursday, Stangl was announced as the winner of the packing room prize, a sub-category of the Archibald prize, Australia’s leading prize for portraiture.The packing room gong is decided by the staff at the Art Gallery of New South Wales who ...

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Picasso Portrait Brings Sotheby’s Hong Kong Evening Sales to $164.2 M. – ARTnews.com

On Wednesday evening in Hong Kong, Sotheby’s modern and contemporary art evening sales brought in a combined $164.2 million with premium, landing within the pre-sale estimate of HK$ 927 million–1.4 billion ($118 million–$178 million). Despite a tense political climate in the region amid strict pandemic-related measures in Hong Kong and Shanghai, the sale performed well, with high sell-through rates and records set for 14 ...

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MoMA, Neue Galerie Jointly Acquire Self Portrait by Käthe Kollwitz – ARTnews.com

The Museum of Modern Art in New York and the Neue Galerie, an institution dedicated to German and Austrian art also in New York, have jointly acquired a rare self-portrait by the 20th-century German printmaker Käthe Kollwitz. The lithograph, Self Portrait en face (1904), depicts the artist at 37-years-old. Her face is rendered in varying neutral tones,. The museums were able to purchase the piece ...

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New York Hispanic Society Acquires New Works Including Goya Portrait – ARTnews.com

The New York Hispanic Society announced Thursday that they have acquired ten new works, including an allegorical portrait of the painter Francisco Goya by Eugenio Lucas Velazquez. These new works join the New York Hispanic Society’s already impressive collection of 750,000 artworks, rare books, and decorative arts from Spain, Portugal, and Latin America. Founded in 1904 by Archer M.Huntington, the NYHS has a particularly ...

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Supreme Court to Review Warhol Lawsuit Involving Prince Portrait – ARTnews.com

The Supreme Court said on Monday that it would review a closely watched copyright infringement lawsuit that pits the Andy Warhol Foundation against the photographer Lynn Goldsmith. The Court’s decision could have major implications for “fair use” of copyrighted materials in art. Few cases related to contemporary art have ever been heard by the Supreme Court. In 1984, Warhol used a 1981 photograph of ...

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