L'attualità del mercato dell'arte di Max BECKMANN (1884-1950)

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Flash News: Georges de la Tour, Georges Mathieu and Kudzanai-Violet Hwami [18/12/2020]

A good result for a rare painting by Georges de la Tour suggesting renewed interest in Old Masters is continuing; Georges Mathieu (1921 – 2012) attracts a record bid in Hong Kong; and one of Victoria Miro’s latest recruits, Kudzanai-Violet Hwami, stirs the market…  Just some of the art market news in mid-December… Georges de […]

5 views of Tefaf [13/03/2020]

The gallery owners below were interviewed on March 10, 2020. The next day, Tefaf Maastricht announced the premature closure of the fair, five days before the scheduled date.  » In close consultation with the city of Maastricht, the health authorities, and MECC Maastricht, TEFAF has decided to shorten the fair and to close by the […]

The future of Expressionism [10/04/2018]

Expressionism does not seek to reveal or prove anything… it just expresses! Its birth in early-20th century Germany reflected the atmosphere that prevailed before WWI. Its visionary artists were sensitive to the brutality of changes affecting society and the hostility of a world they had no choice but to live in. Their ‘expression’ reflects the […]

The London Top 10 [08/12/2017]

It’s Top 10 Friday! Every other Friday, Artprice posts a theme-based auction ranking. The Top 10 this week focuses on London, where the best sales of Impressionism and Modern art take place. The London art market is one of the most active in the world. Not only do tens of thousands of artworks change hands […]

Flash News ! The last Da Vinci – Art Düsseldorf – An American in Paris – Street Art in Berlin [03/11/2017]

The last Da Vinci The last known work by LEONARDO DA VINCI still in private hands is due to come under the hammer at Christie’s. The Saviour of the World (Salvatore Mundi), the masculine equivalent of the Mona Lisa, is, to quote Christie’s former art specialist Alan Wintermute, the “Holy Grail of Old Master Art.” […]

The best sales in Germany [29/09/2017]

Long live Friday! Every other Friday, Artprice posts a theme-based auction ranking. This week, Artprice analyses the best results recorded in Germany. The highest German auction results are far behind those of the United States, China and the United Kingdom, where some works sell for more than ten million dollars. However, Germany remains a stronghold […]

The bi-annual Top 10 [04/08/2017]

Discover the best sales every Friday! Every other Friday, Artprice posts a theme-based auction ranking. This week, the best 2017 auctions show the major role played by the high-end market, with 10 works sold for over $44 million in six months. Six of the Top 10 auctions of the year took place in New York, […]

Christie’s Impressionist & Modern Art sale: up +485% yoy [04/07/2017]

One week after Sotheby’s Impressionist & Modern Art sale in London, it was Christie’s turn to test the same market at its 27 June sale in King Street. And like its rival, the event produced a resoundingly positive result… The latest auction results from London are very encouraging after the sharp falls in turnover last […]

Flash News: A masterpiece by Max Beckmann – Art / Afrique in Paris [02/06/2017]

A masterpiece by Max Beckmann Bird’s Hell is a rare work, considered as one of the most beautiful and powerful paintings Max BECKMANN (1884-1950) created during his exile. This masterpiece, begun in Amsterdam and completed in Paris, offers a heart-rending vision, a real descent into hell, where monstrous birds of ill omen torture humans and […]

Top Tens in Europe. Chapter 3: Germany [13/10/2014]

Friday is Top day! Every other Friday, Artprice publishes a theme-based auction ranking. This week, we look at the artists who have achieved the most outstanding sales on the German market.

Treasures stolen by Nazis [12/11/2013]

History sometimes brutally resurfaces. The last few days in Germany is a case in point with information made public concerning over 1,400 works stolen by the Nazis and discovered in the Munich apartment of Cornelius Gurlitt in the spring of 2011. Among them, hundreds of paintings by modern masters including Max BECKMANN, Emil NOLDE, Franz MARC, Henri MATISSE, Pablo PICASSO, Pierre-Auguste RENOIR, and Paul KLEE among others…

Germany: 2012 top 10 versus 2011 top 10 [18/01/2013]

Friday Top! Every alternate Friday Artprice publishes a theme-based auction ranking. This week: the ten highest auction sales in Germany in 2011 compared to the top ten for 2012.

The May sales in 2001 [13/05/2011]

Every fortnight Artprice posts a theme-based auction ranking. This Friday’s TOP ranking focuses on the 10 best auction results in May 2001.

The Top 10 Artists by turnover [25/07/2005]

The first half of 2005 proved very eventful for the art market. After several months of high bidding (251 works breached the USD 1 million mark) and a rise in global Fine Art sales turnover of more than 5%, there has been a major change in Artprice’s Top 10 ranking of artists by revenue.

Sotheby’s unveils the highlights of its upcoming « Impressionist & Modern Art » auction [28/03/2005]

Like its competitor Christie’s, Sotheby’s holds its biggest sale every year in early May. The prestigious « Impressionist and Modern Art » evening sale will take place on 3 May 2005 in New York. The same thematic auction last year, which included 34 works from the Whitney Collection, proved a huge success and generated USD 190 million in turnover.

Art Market Alert III [08/10/2003]

Finding a niche in a declining market.

Collectors are being bombarded with offers aimed at reviving the current sluggish market. But the figures tell a different story. The buy-in ratio over the last six months has averaged 37% and auction houses are increasingly struggling to fill their catalogues. By 23 September, only 185 fine art sales had been announced for October 2003 compared to 263 a year earlier.

Max Beckmann (1884-1950) [04/05/2003]

After the Georges Pompidou Centre in Paris and the Tate Modern in London, it is MoMA’s turn to welcome the Beckmann retrospective from 26 June 2003. Beckmann is renowned in the auction world as the holder of the world record price for a German painting.

Star turns at the Impressionism & Modern Art auctions in New York [16/04/2003]

Sotheby’s and Christie’s are taking similar approaches to the evening auctions to be held on 6 and 7 May. Both are banking on Renoir and Degas from the impressionists, dropping Picasso, and hoping to continue selling Giacometti sculptures in bulk. Some of the works on offer may seem oddly familiar…

Max Beckmann: a German in Paris [29/09/2002]

Paris’s Musée National d’Art Moderne currently has a retrospective show on Max BECKMANN, a German expressionist and lover of Paris. At auction houses, he is more renowned as the holder of the record price for a German painting.

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