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Monet Leads Sotheby’s $235 Million Modern Art Sale—But Carrington Steals the Show

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The post Monet Leads Sotheby’s $235 Million Modern Art Sale—But Carrington Steals the Show appeared first on Artnet News. The 10-minute bidding war for Carrington's surreal masterpiece injected much-needed excitement into an anxious auction season.

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How Japonisme Shaped Modern Art

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Coined in the late 19th century to describe the Western craze for Japanese art and design, the influence of Japonisme blossomed after Japanese ports reopened to Western trade in 1854 after being closed to the West for over 200 years, and in doing so helped to lay the foundations for Modern Art.

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Les Nabis Revealed: The 8 Artists Who Redefined Modern Art as We Know It

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Energized to achieve a “beauty beyond visible reality,” the Nabis group of French artists challenged convention to create a new artistic vision, as they harnessed Paul Gauguin’s synthetism to envisage an exciting alternative that would usher in the age of modern art.

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By the Numbers: A Breakdown of Results From Sotheby’s Modern Art Evening Sale, May 2024

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The post By the Numbers: A Breakdown of Results From Sotheby’s Modern Art Evening Sale, May 2024 appeared first on Artnet News. Let the numbers tell the story.

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Mario Bellini and Doyle Lane star at Billings Modern Art and Design sale March 30

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LOS ANGELES — Furniture by Mario Bellini and weed pots by Doyle Lane are highlights of the Spring 2024 Modern Art & Design sale being held Saturday, March 30 by Billings. The catalog is now available for review and bidding at LiveAuctioneers.

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New York's Center for Italian Modern Art to close permanently

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The Soho space will close its doors for good on 22 June

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How Van Gogh’s ‘Bedroom’ paved the way to Modern art

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Tate’s show on Expressionism reminds us that Vincent was “the father of us all”