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A Lichtenstein brushstroke canvas is set to be part of Sotheby’s first live auction in months

If all goes to plan, a Contemporary Art Evening Auction at Sotheby’s scheduled for June might be one of the first auctions to return to the physical auction floor in New York. Originally scheduled for May, the auction was postponed, alongside many others that were put on hold or moved online, as the COVID-19 pandemic […]

Towards postmodernism: the emergence of artists from Coenties Slip

From the late 1950s to the early 1960s, the Coenties Slip district, located near the docks at the southern tip of Manhattan, was home to a group of artists, who, each in their own way, helped shift American Art History from abstract expressionism to postmodernism. Included among these artists were Ellsworth Kelly, Jack Youngerman, Robert […]

Sibling rivalry is taken to the next level as brother sues brother over the sale of a Warhol ‘Moonlanding’ prints

Anyone with siblings knows the knock-down-drag-out fights that you ended up in as kids, but this is a case in which a dispute between siblings is headed to court. On August 28th, Keith Donaldson officially filed a lawsuit against his brother, Robert, concerning the sale of a pair of screenprints by Andy Warhol entitled Moonwalk. […]

Two paintings from collection of Robert Indiana to sale at Christie’s

On the 16th of November Post-War and Contemporary Art Morning Session sale at New York’s Christie’s, two artworks from the estate of Robert Indiana (1928-2018), the late Pop artist, are expected to bring in as much as $4.2 million. The sale of the paintings is to cover, in part, the costs of a federal lawsuit […]