tag archives: gerhard richter

colorful highlights from the 2016 FOG design + art fair.

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*bridget riley | aria | oil on linen | 2012

david zwirner gallery | new york, NY | london, united kingdom

photo credit lisa walsh | innerspace

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**john berggruen gallery | 2016 fog design + art fair | san francisco, CA

photo credit lisa walsh | innerspace

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spencer finch | atlantic ocean (cadiz) april 3, 2015 | fluorescent fixtures and filters | 2015

john berggruen gallery | san francisco, CA

photo credit berggruen

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stanley whitney | untitled | gouache on paper | 2014

john berggruen gallery | san francisco, CA

photo credit lisa walsh | innerspace

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spencer finch | betelgeuse | powder coated steel, fluorescent light and colored filters | 2015

john berggruen gallery | san francisco, CA

photo credit berggruen

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gerhard richter | six monotype prints | enamelled lacquer on paper | 2008

printed on found pages from an architectural textbook

marian goodman gallery | new york, NY | paris, france | london, united kingdom

photo credits lisa walsh | innerspace

the 2016 FOG design + art fair

festival pavilion | fort mason center | san francisco, CA

14-17 january 2016

*my favorite artwork at the fair.  i’ve loved british artist, bridget riley, ever since i worked as a buyer for neiman marcus.  i worked at the corporate headquarters in Dallas, TX, where a bridget riley painting from the neiman marcus corporate art collection hung in the reception area of the executive offices.  i always admired it on the way to and from advertising or management meetings.

**my favorite stand at the fair.  expertly edited…

when my husband, bob, and i lived in london, we really enjoyed attending the auction previews at christie’s, sotheby’s, and bonham’s in st. james’s and mayfair.  so this week, i felt like i was living in london again.  including the difficulty parking in the jackson square neighborhood of san francisco, near hedge gallery.

christie’s previewed their may 2015 new york post-war and contemporary art auctions at hedge.

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san francisco exhibition of post-war and contemporary art

16-22 april 2015 | san francisco, CA

alexander calder and gerhard richter.

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alexander calder (1898-1976) | untitled (demi cone) | painted sheet metal and wire | 1972

christie’s | post-war and contemporary art day sale session II | new york, NY | 14 may 2015

sale 3741 | lot 513 | estimate US$1,200,000-US$1,800,000

alexander calder (1898-1976) | six white dots and yellow on black and red | painted sheet metal and wire | 1964

christie’s post-war and contemporary art day sale session II | new york, NY | 14 may 2015

sale 3741 | lot 415 | estimate US$550,000-US$750,000

photo credits lisa walsh | innerspace

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gerhard richter | abstraktes bild | oil on canvas | 1986

christie’s | post-war and contemporary art day sale session I | 14 may 2015

sale 3741 | lot 200 | estimate US$1,500,000-US$2,000,000

photo credits lisa walsh | innerspace

robert motherwell.

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robert motherwell (1915-1991) | the blakan lute | acrylic, ink and paper collage on canvas | 1974-1975

christie’s | post-war and contemporary art day sale session II | 14 may 2015

sale 3741 | lot 568 | estimate US$500,000-US$700,000

photo credits lisa walsh | innerspace

joan mitchell.

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joan mitchell (1925-1992) | untitled | oil on canvas | 1974

christie’s | post-war and contemporary art day sale session II | 14 may 2015

sale 3741 | lot 571 | estimate US$600,000-US$800,000

photo credits lisa walsh | innerspace

another gerhard richter.

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gerhard richter | abstraktes bild | oil on canvas | 1989

christie’s | post-war and contemporary art day sale session I | 14 may 2015

sale 3741 | lot 202 | estimate US$2,000,000-US$3,000,000

photo credits lisa walsh | innerspace

but, i thought that a sculpture made from found aluminum and copper wire was the most unusual work in the exhibition.

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el anatsui | plot a plan I | found aluminum and copper wire | 2007

christie’s | post-war and contemporary art day sale session I | 14 may 2015

sale 3741 | lot 210 | estimate US$700,000-US$900,000

photo credits lisa walsh | innerspace

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christie’s | post-war and contemporary art evening sale | sale 3740 | new york, NY | 13 may 2015

christie’s | post-war and contemporary art day sale session I | sale 3741 | new york, NY | 14 may 2015

christie’s | post-war and contemporary art day sale session II | sale 3741 | new york, NY | 14 may 2015

photo credits christie’s, christie’s, and christie’s