THE WORLD STILL ISN’T READY FOR PICASSO

THE WORLD STILL ISN’T READY FOR PICASSO

The World Still Isn’t Ready For Picasso Picasso’s Women of Algiers (Version O) broke all barriers for the sale price of a painting at auction when it went under the hammer in New York recently, fetching $179m (around £115 million) at Christie’s amid high...
GAUGUIN’S ‘NAFEA FAA IPOIPO’

GAUGUIN’S ‘NAFEA FAA IPOIPO’

Gauguin becomes the world’s new most valuable artist And the new most expensive painting in the world now is: Gauguins’s When Will You Marry? (Or Nafea Faa Ipoipo, to give it the original Tahitian title which Gauguin bestowed on it, for authenticity) This...
GEORGIA O’KEEFFE AND THE DEBATE OVER FEMALE ARTISTS

GEORGIA O’KEEFFE AND THE DEBATE OVER FEMALE ARTISTS

Jimson weed/White Flower No. 1 by Georgia O’Keeffe Georgia O’Keeffe’s Jimson Weed/White Flower No. 1 from 1932 sold at Sotheby’s in New York the other day for over $44 million. This was a record for a work by O’Keeffe, whose most expensive work to date had been...
MANET’S ‘LE PRINTEMPS’

MANET’S ‘LE PRINTEMPS’

Edouard Manet’s Le Printemps (SPRING)     This portrait painting by Manet called Le Printemps (‘Spring’) from 1881 has just fetched an astonishing $65.1 at Christie’s in New York. The flowery portrait which depicts the actress Jeanne...

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