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Modern Art: What inventive interval are we in now?

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On 10 May 1999, a serious canvas entitledRideau, cruchon et compotier (1893 /1894) turned the world’s costliest still-life ever bought at auction (Sotheby’s, New York). Having belonged to Ambroise Vollard, Paul Rosenberg and Albert Barnes, amongst others, the work fetched a historic record of $60 million. Since then, none of Cézanne’s paintings have reached that threshold, primarily as a result of very few of his top quality works arrive on the secondary market. On the opposite hand, a model of his Joueurs de cartes (the emblematic sequence on which Cézanne labored from 1890 to 1896) fetched a a lot larger value within the framework of a non-public sale when it was acquired by Qatar’s royal family for over $250 million in 20121.

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Modern Art: What inventive period are we in now?

international modern art

Many artists tap into their native art scene just by depicting the native surroundings. Local scenes positively attraction to buyers, for private, historic, and nostalgic causes. Local views, landmarks, events, or histories which are distinct and distinctive to a specific place promote properly. I am not saying that anybody should paint a topic simply to sell it, but of course it does occur.

Manet is among the primary candidates for the title of the most important artist that ever lived. As the father of Impressionism he can be accused of inventing modern art. Next time a family member or pal questions the worth of art and artists this list will present all the information that’s wanted.

The second appraiser’s report confirmed that thisEtude de figure (measuring only 10 by 7 cm) was indeed by Cézanne… and the work instantly fetched $124,000, i.e. four instances its high estimate (at Delphine Fremaux-Lejeune … Read More