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Debbie Harry Portrait by Andy Warhol

Debbie Harry Portrait by Andy Warhol

A portrait of Blondie lead singer Debbie Harry by Andy Warhol is to highlight Sotheby’s forthcoming Contemporary Art Auction this June. The artist’s 1980 acrylic and silkscreen ink on canvas of Debbie Harry, the renowned lead singer of the new wave and punk rock band Blondie, is estimated at £3.5-5.5 million and will be offered for sale on Wednesday, June 29, 2011, coinciding with the release of Blondie’s new album Panic of Girls. This iconic work comes from a private European collection.

The Victoria & Albert Museum Exhibition – The Cult of Beauty

The Victoria & Albert Museum Exhibition – The Cult of Beauty

This exhibition, to be held 2 April -17 July 2011, will be arranged in four main chronological sections, charting the development of the Aesthetic Movement in art and design through the decades from the 1860s to the 1890s. As well as paintings, prints and drawings, the show will include examples […]

Archibald Thorburn Painting for Auction

Archibald Thorburn Painting for Auction

Painting by Scottish Artist Who Was Vice-President of the RSPB to Sell for £150,000 – Bonhams announce that a beautiful Archibald Thorburn painting entitled ‘The Covey at Daybreak’ will be a highlight of the 19th Century Paintings auction on 27th January 2011, New Bond Street, London.

Scottish Colourists Highlight Bonhams Scottish Sale

Scottish Colourists Highlight Bonhams Scottish Sale

An exceptional late still life by Scottish Colourist, George Leslie Hunter, (est £100,000 – 150,000) is the star lot in this year’s annual Scottish sale (17-20 Aug inclusive).

Bonhams New York 27th Dog Art Sale

Bonhams New York 27th Dog Art Sale

Bonhams New York will hold its 27th annual sale devoted to the art of dog paintings on Tuesday, February 10, 2009. This year, Bonhams will be the only auction house presenting a dog-themed sale as dog-lovers from across the country converge on New York City for the popular Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.

British Urban Artist Banksy at Auction

British Urban Artist Banksy at Auction

Heavy Weaponry, a singular elephant with a rocket strapped to its back, and Radar Rat, a red target-like symbol customarily depicted with a rat.

Munch and Max Beckmann at Bloomsbury 20th Century Prints Sale

Munch and Max Beckmann at Bloomsbury 20th Century Prints Sale

A highlight of the sale is a unique lithograph by the greatest Norwegian artist of all time, Edvard Munch (1863-1944). The Woman at the Urn is a lithograph of 1898, the period which is regarded as the artist’s most creative.

LS Lowry Works To Be Sold

LS Lowry Works To Be Sold

Two paintings by the visual poet of the industrial landscape, Laurence Stephen Lowry R.A. (British, 1887-1976), belonging to the environmentally conscious Co-operative Financial Services (CFS), will go under the hammer in Bonhams next sale of 20th Century British Art on 2 July, New Bond Street.

Reflections Of French And Russian Revolutions In Bonhams Glass Sale

Reflections Of French And Russian Revolutions In Bonhams Glass Sale

Breathtaking glasses which recall the French Revolution and a revolution in glass making used by the Russian Court to provide royal gifs will be on sale at Bonhams 4 June auction of Fine British and European Glass and Paperweights.

Mystery of Lost Christ Sculpture Comes to Light

Mystery of Lost Christ Sculpture Comes to Light

Bonhams is to hold its first Sculpture Sale at its New Bond Street salerooms on 15 April 2008. Over 120 works of art by some of the world’s most revered sculptors, and spanning five centuries, will go under the hammer in London next month. The sale embraces sculpture from a number of different media and features a diverse range of subject matter, from classical and mythological characters to historic figures and animals.