14 Feb '12, 7pm

#FrancisBacon 'Portrait of Henrietta Moraes' sold @ChristiesInc for £21.3m / $33.5m #PWCevesale

#FrancisBacon 'Portrait of Henrietta Moraes' sold @ChristiesInc for £21.3m / $33.5m #PWCevesale

'Bacon's lack of personal erotic interest in naked females did nothing to prevent these paintings from being as passionate as those of the male bodies that obsessed him' (D. Sylvester, Francis Bacon: The Human Body , exh. cat., Hayward Gallery, London, 1998, p. 36). INTRODUCTION Painted towards the end of 1963, Portrait of Henrietta Moraes is perhaps the most seductive painting of a female figure ever realised by Francis Bacon. Created the year after his breakthrough retrospective at the Tate Gallery, London in 1962, and the same year as his first major American exhibition at Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, the painting depicts the artist's close friend and model Henrietta Moraes. For many years, the work formed part of the Schniewind collection of important post-War paintings, the present owner acquiring it from the family in 1983, almost thirty years ago. Portrai...

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With its huge scale and bold, direct delivery, Christopher Wool's Untitled is an iconic example of the artist's most impor...

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christies.com 14 Feb '12, 7pm

Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Auction 14 February 2012 London, King Street SALE TOTAL: 80,576,100 (GBP) PRINT RESU...

Great price for #GerhardRichter - lot 25 sold for £9.9m / $15.5m @ChristiesInc #PWCevesale

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christies.com 14 Feb '12, 8pm

'Abstract paintings are fictitious models because they visualize a reality, which we can neither see nor describe, but whi...

The Post-War & Contemporary Art Evening Auction @ChristiesInc London 14/2/12 #contemporaryart

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christies.com 11 Feb '12, 1pm

The Post-War & Contemporary Art Evening Auction on 14 February showcases a highly varied and important selection of works ...

Wow. Banksy makes £265k at christies

Wow. Banksy makes £265k at christies

christies.com 15 Feb '12, 1pm

Banksy (b. 1975) Fetish Lady signed 'BANKSY' (lower right); signed and dated 'BANKSY 2006' (on the reverse) oil on found c...

"Love Affair" de Gabriel Orozco

"Love Affair" de Gabriel Orozco

christies.com 14 Feb '12, 3pm

Gabriel Orozco (b. 1962) Love Affair signed, titled, numbered and dated '3/5 LOVE AFFAIR GABRIEL OROZCO 2000' (on the reve...

Jay Chou Portrait with Coffee Stains;

missycheerio.com 15 Feb '12, 1pm

The project was inspired by the opening line in Jay Chou’s song, ‘Secret/不能说的秘密’. It is inspired by the opening sentence, ...

This post is from you guys.

This post is from you guys.

cheeserland.com 20 Feb '12, 2pm

Over the years i have received quite a few emails from people, namely you guys, and i really had fun reading them. Except ...

SELLING POST, NEW ITEMS ADDED!

SELLING POST, NEW ITEMS ADDED!

sgflea.livejournal.com 17 Feb '12, 4pm

SELLING POST Updated on 17TH FEBRUARY 2012 ALL ITEMS AT DISCOUNTED PRICE FOR POST - CNY! AS LOW AS $5 MAILED! NOTHING ABOV...