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What the Art Market has to say about CÉSAR (1921-1998)

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Flash News! César – Kusama – Aristophil [15 Dec 2017]

Thumbs up for César 2018 marks the 20th anniversary of the death of French artist CÉSAR (1921-1998), one of the most innovative and emblematic sculptors in France. The Pompidou Centre pays tribute to him with a major retrospective curated by Bernard Blistène, director of the Musée national d’art moderne in Paris. Opened at the beginning […]

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The Top 10 sculptors sold for USD 5,000–15,000 [22 May 2015]

Fridays are the Best! Every other Friday, Artprice offers you a themed auction ranking. Beyond record hammer prices, the leader of information on the Art Market reveals the list of the ten most sold artists in the USD 5,000-15,000 price range.

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Big means expensive… [13 Jan 2015]

In the history of human creation, large-scale creations have always fascinated, and artists have long sought to exploit the awe that generous dimensions inspire. From the Lascaux cave drawings to

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Art is not always expensive [26 Aug 2014]

Nowadays, competition is very much a part of the art market; the major auction houses compete, countries compete to remain or became the global market’s key poles, and artists compete with each other for the limelight and the best results. Hand in hand with this competition, There is intense marketing, the impact of fashions, and hyper-media exposure for certain artists. So where does this leave art prices?

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Top ten prints in 2013 [06 Dec 2013]

Friday is Top day! Every other Friday, Artprice publishes a theme-based auction ranking. This week: the Top Ten prints sold in 2013.

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The Top Ten of Nouveau Réalisme: Yves Klein [21 Nov 2013]

Friday is Top day! Every other Friday, Artprice publishes a theme-based auction ranking. This week we look at the top ten of Nouveau Réalisme, which is dominated by just one name: Yves Klein.

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Double wammy for the Gunter Sachs collection at Sotheby’s [29 May 2012]

After the record Contemporary Art & Postwar art sales on 8 and 9 May, the art market’s dynamism has been confirmed by Sotheby’s sale of part of the Gunter Sachs collection.

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Art Market News in Brief ! [20 Apr 2012]

Every fortnight, Artprice provides a short round up of art market news.

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New Realism [09 Apr 2007]

New Realism is in favour this year: following the tribute to Yves Klein at the Georges Pompidou centre which closed last February, the whole movement is the subject of an exhibition in the Paris Grand Palais, running until 2 July, 2007. Prices for the New Realists have risen by more than 120% since 2000. However, these artists’s works are still valued some 30% below the price levels achieved in 1989-1990.

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La Force de l’Art at the Grand Palais [03 May 2006]

“La Force de l’Art” opens to the public from 9 May to 25 June, bringing together fifteen exhibitions for the first of a new triennial series of shows intended to restore France to the forefront of the international art scene.

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FIAC 2005: The French contemporary art market [28 Sep 2005]

From 6 to 10 October, Paris will celebrate the 32nd edition of the FIAC (Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain). The giant Porte de Versailles exhibition complex will house 227 gallery stands, 99 of which are due to be French. In addition, a number of Parisian auctions houses have organised sales of excellent selections of contemporary art to coincide with the event. The day after the Fiac’s opening celebrations, Sotheby’s will be offering part of a collection belonging to the Durand-Dessert gallery. On 8 October, the auction house Cornette de Saint-Cyr will be selling 179 works, including an important selection from the Fondation Veranneman Collection.

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Contemporary Art Auction in Paris focused on New Realists [05 Apr 2005]

On 19 April, the auction house Cornette de Saint Cyr well be the venue for a major auction of contemporary art dedicated to the New Realists and entitled “The ‘New Realists’, Contemporary Art, Banque Worms Collection”. This is not the first time.

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Cesar in the spotlight at the upcoming contemporary art auctions [05 Dec 2004]

Twenty-three César (BALDACCINI César) works from the artist’s estate are to take centre stage at a major art auction organised by Artcurial-Briest-Poulain-Le Fur on 7 December 2004. The range of works on offer represents the largest collection of the artist’s works ever put up for auction.

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The Nouveaux Réalistes: auction prices take off [10 Dec 2003]

The artists lauded by critic Pierre Restany were in great demand at Piasa on 4 December 2003. All lots were sold, often going for more than their estimates, which was good news after several lacklustre weeks for the French market and confirms that many growth segments of the market remain strong.

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POP ART made in France [15 Apr 2003]

Although pop art has so far only reached its full potential in the United States, the movement also has roots in Europe. Now, the market is starting to remember.

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