artnet Auctions Presents Holiday Ephemera Sale

December 13, 2012

New York / Berlin, December 13, 2012—artnet Auctions presents the Holiday Ephemera Sale, an extensive auction of over 100 rare and unusual art collectibles and one-of-a-kind pieces.

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artnet Auctions Presents 80's Graffiti Sale

December 13, 2012

New York / Berlin, December 2012—artnet Auctions is proud to feature the 80's Graffiti Sale, an auction of over 30 works by iconic Street artists such as Keith Haring, Futura 2000, Lee, Rammellzee, and CRASH. All works have estimates ranging from US$1,500 to US$95,000.

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artnet Auctions Presents Sale to Benefit WITNESS

December 10, 2012

New York / Berlin, December 2012—artnet Auctions is proud to support WITNESS, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the prevention of human rights violations. The prints in this sale were curated by artist Izhar Patkin, a former WITNESS board member. Each image in the print portfolio represents a collaboration between two artists born in different countries. The series includes internationally known visual artists Shirin Neshat, Sebastião Salgado, William Wegman, and Izhar Patkin, among others.

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artnet Auctions Presents The Art of Yayoi Kusama

December 6, 2012

New York / Berlin, December 6, 2012—artnet Auctions is proud to feature The Art of Yayoi Kusama, a special sale that is live for online bidding from December 6 to 13, 2012. The sale offers a curated selection including paintings, photographs, prints, and sculptures that celebrate the diversity and dynamism of the famously provocative Japanese avant-garde artist Yayoi Kusama (b.1929). The pieces have estimates ranging from US$3,000 to US$70,000. Kusama is best known for her works featuring repeating motifs and surreal imagery that embrace themes of obsession, psychology, feminism, sex, creation, destruction, and self-reflection. This sale includes works in all media and various price points. A highlight of the sale is Pumpkin (2000), a stunning, unique red and black mixed media pumpkin sculpture, estimated at US$50,000 to US$70,000.

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artnet Auctions Presents LUMAS CHARITY AUCTION: Heal the World through Art

November 21, 2012

New York / Berlin, November 21, 2012—With its online charity auction, Heal the World through a Piece of Art, LUMAS would like to set an example and help those people affected by natural disasters and wars which cause untold suffering and misery around the world. In partnership with artnet Auctions, LUMAS is auctioning 16 sold-out pieces from the LUMAS portfolio. LUMAS will donate 100% of the proceeds to three established and trusted charity organizations to ease the suffering caused by Hurricane Sandy (American Red Cross), the civil war in Syria (UNICEF), and the war in the Nuba Mountains in Sudan (Cap Anamour).

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artnet Auctions Presents Emilio Vedova's Ciclo 1961 B-2

November 8, 2012

New York / Berlin, November 8, 2012—artnet Auctions is pleased to offer Ciclo 1961 B-2, a rarely available, large-scale painting by Emilio Vedova (Italian, 1919–2006), who is considered to be one of the most important painters to emerge from Italy's artistic scene after World War II. This work is a prime example of Vedova's sought-after Ciclo series, which the artist developed from the 1950s to the 1980s. Estimated at US$600,000 to 800,000, Vedova's Ciclo 1961 B-2 is an exemplary, vibrant abstraction that is among the very best examples to become available at auction. The work will be live on artnet Auctions from November 8 to 20, 2012.

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artnet Auctions Presents Shepard Fairey: The Giant in Society and Politics

October 25, 2012

To coincide with the upcoming US presidential election, artnet Auctions is pleased to present The Giant in Society and Politics, a special sale of over 30 rare political-themed prints by Shepard Fairey (American, b.1970). The auction will be live on artnet Auctions from October 25 to November 1, 2012. All of the offered works, including several unique prints, come directly from the personal collection of John Goff, Fairey's printer and collaborator since 1997. All of the prints included in the sale are signed by Fairey himself. This collection spans some of the most important years of the artist's career.

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artnet Auctions Presents the Norman Parkinson Photographs Sale

October 18, 2012

artnet Auctions is proud to feature the Norman Parkinson Photographs Sale, an auction of a select group of vintage fashion photographs.

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artnet Auctions Presents the Political Pop sale

October 15, 2012

artnet Auctions is celebrating the upcoming presidential election with Political Pop, a special sale featuring over 30 artworks with political subjects by renowned Pop artists such as Roy Lichtenstein, Andy Warhol, James Rosenquist, Robert Indiana, and Robert Rauschenberg.

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Hostile Takeover Attempt by Redline Failed

October 5, 2012

The deadline for the hostile takeover bid made by Redline Capital Management S.A. to acquire a majority stake in the artnet AG expired on September 28, 2012, at midnight. [...] The bid is now considered void.

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artnet CEO Jacob Pabst: "artnet intends to remain independent!"

September 26, 2012

The Board of Directors and Supervisory Board recommend that shareholders do not accept the offer made by Redline Capital Management S.A. In their opinion the offer is not in the best interests of artnet AG shareholders. The purchase consideration offered by Redline Management Capital S.A. of EUR 6.40 per share represents the minimum price required by law. An additional takeover premium has not been offered to artnet shareholders.

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artnet Auctions Presents China Now: Contemporary Art

September 19, 2012

artnet Auctions is proud to feature China Now: Contemporary Art, a special sale that is live for online bidding from September 19 to 26, 2012. The sale offers a curated selection of paintings, photographs, ink works on paper, prints, and sculptures that represent pockets of value in today's Chinese Contemporary Art market, with estimates ranging from US$2,500 to 275,000.

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artnet Auctions Announces Sale to Benefit Magic of Persia

September 13, 2012

artnet Auctions is proud to feature the Sale to Benefit Magic of Persia, a unique selection of 23 exciting works in all mediums by Persian artists.

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artnet Auctions presents the Ephemera Sale

August 21, 2012

artnet Auctions presents the Ephemera Sale, an extensive auction of over 150 rare and unusual art collectibles, including many one-of-a-kind pieces.

One of the most significant works in the auction is the June 4, 1968 issue of the New York Daily News, the headline of which reads "Actress Shoots Andy Warhol." This issue was published the day after the artist was shot by radical feminist Valerie Solanas. The lot in this sale is the only known copy personally signed by Warhol (est. US$5,000–6,000).

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Annual General Meeting of artnet in Berlin: Hostile Takeover Bid Successfully Rebuffed

August 9, 2012

Shareholders' annual meeting decides against the takeover attempt by Redline with a large majority / Broad support for the course set by founder Hans Neuendorf and CEO Jacob Pabst / Sales and earnings are expected to rise significantly in the 2013 fiscal year

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  Crucifixion by Milton Avery  

artnet Auctions presents the Fine Modern Art sale

July 19, 2012

artnet Auctions is pleased to offer a special sale of Fine Modern Art, including paintings, drawings, prints, and sculptures, featuring Crucifixion (1946), the striking painting by Milton Avery (American, 1885-1965).

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  At the Crazy Horse D, Paris by Frank Horvat  

artnet Auctions presents the Frank Horvat Sale

July 12, 2012

artnet Auctions is pleased to feature the Frank Horvat sale, live for bidding from July 12 to July 19, 2012. The sale includes 17 photographs by Horvat with a total estimated value of US$104,500 to US$131,000.

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  artnet CEO Jacob Pabst  

Q&A with new artnet CEO Jacob Pabst

June 29, 2012

Read all answers to the questions our social media fans submitted to our new CEO on Facebook.

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artnet Optimizes for Profit with Cost Efficiencies

June 26, 2012

Discontinuation of the three artnet online magazines / Closure of the Paris office / EUR 600,000 profit increase this year and EUR 2 million expected next year.

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Jacob Pabst To Be New CEO and Chair of the Management Board of artnet

June 25, 2012

The supervisory board of artnet AG has appointed Jacob Pabst as chief executive officer and chair of the management board of artnet AG and chief executive officer of Artnet Worldwide Corporation, effective July 1, 2012. He succeeds pioneer and founder Hans Neuendorf.

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  Kate Moss by Banksy  

artnet Auctions presents Off the Wall: Graffiti and Street Art

June 15, 2012

artnet Auctions is proud to feature the Off the Wall: Graffiti and Street Art sale, live for bidding exclusively from June 14 to June 21, 2012. The sale includes over 50 works with estimates ranging from US$1,500 to US$120,000 by iconic Street artists, including Banksy, Shepard Fairey, and Keith Haring among others.

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  Peintre de la Tour Eiffel, Paris by Marc Riboud  

artnet Auctions presents the Marc Riboud Sale

June 8, 2012

artnet Auctions is proud to feature a single-artist sale of photographs by Marc Riboud (French, b.1923). The sale has been organized under the supervision of the artist himself and is live on artnet Auctions until June 14, 2012. The 21 lots that comprise the sale have a total estimated value of US$81,000–US$107,000.

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  Multitude No. 10 by Sadegh Tirafkan  

artnet Auctions presents an exclusive sale: Iranian Photography Now

May 31, 2012

artnet Auctions is pleased to feature the Iranian Photography Now sale, featuring 32 works from 15 Iranian Contemporary photographers, such as Sadegh Tirafkan (b.1965), Shirin Neshat (b.1957), Newsha Tavakolian (b.1981), and Shadi Ghadirian (b.1974), among others. Lot estimates range from US$2,000 to US$16,000.

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  Europa (study) by Thomas Hart Benton  

artnet Auctions presents the American Art Sale

May 24, 2012

artnet Auctions is pleased to feature a special sale of Fine Art by 19th and 20th century American artists, including paintings, drawings, prints, and sculptural works. Highlights include the striking painting study, Europa, by Thomas Hart Benton (1889–1975), and an untitled painted tabletop stabile by Alexander Calder (1898–1976).

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  Gazkhan 2 by Varial and Nadjari  

artnet Auctions presents the CHAI MoDERN Benefit sale

May 15, 2012

artnet Auctions is proud to present the CHAI MoDERN Benefit sale, sponsored by CHAI MoDERN's Annual Grant for Artists, with proceeds supporting established and emerging artists who challenge perceptions of identity and global boundaries. Running in conjunction with this sale is an exhibition of over 40 photographs by Varial and Nadjari at MILK Gallery in New York. Prices for lots in this sale range from US$2,000 to US$6,000.

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  Beauty Lip-Language No. 2 by Liu Hong  

artnet Auctions presents The Many Faces of Asian Art sale

May 14, 2012

artnet Auctions is proud to present The Many Faces of Asian Art sale, featuring over 50 curated Asian Contemporary works in a variety of media. With a focus on portraiture by an exciting selection of artists from China, Korea, and Japan, lots are estimated from US$1,500 to US$90,000. Notable highlights include works by Liu Hong (Chinese, b.1956), Kim Dong-Yoo (Korean, b.1965), and Hiroyuki Matsuura (Japanese, b.1964), among others.

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  Shadow by Kiki Smith  

artnet Auctions partners with Brooklyn Museum on Brooklyn Artists Ball Auction

April 10, 2012

artnet Auctions is proud to partner with the Brooklyn Museum to present the Brooklyn Artists Ball Auction, featuring works from important American Female Contemporary artists, such as Kiki Smith (b.1954), Judy Chicago (b.1939), Tara Donovan (b.1969), Mickalene Thomas (b.1971), and others. The sale includes 16 lots with estimates ranging from US$1000 to US$20,000, and a total estimated value of US$92,500 to US$120,000.

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  A Butterfly in Love No. 19 by Feng Zhengjie  

artnet Auctions announces Images of Women in Asian Contemporary Art sale

March 21, 2012

artnet Auctions is proud to present a special sale, Images of Women in Asian Contemporary Art, 2000-Present. This sale features select works by Asian Contemporary artists that explore the changing roles and attitudes of women in a part of the world grounded in tradition, yet affected by increasing globalization and consumerism. Pre-sale estimates for lots range from US$2,000 to US$85,000.

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  From Line by Lee Ufan  

artnet Auctions presents the Korean Contemporary Art Sale

March 1, 2012

artnet Auctions is proud to present the inaugural Korean Contemporary Art Sale, featuring paintings, prints, photographs, and sculptural installations by important Korean masters, such as Lee Ufan (b.1936), Kim Tschang-Yeul (b.1929), and Lee Kang-So (b.1943), as well as emerging Korean artists, such as Kim Dong Yoo (b.1965). The sale counts approximately 40 artworks, with estimated values from US$3,000 to US$700,000.

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  Shoe and Tour Eiffel for Stern by Frank Horvat  

artnet Auctions presents the Frank Horvat Sale

March 1, 2012

artnet Auctions is proud to feature the first single-artist sale of photographs by Frank Horvat (French, b.1928). This exceptional sale contextualizes Horvat's impact and career, and provides the incredibly rare opportunity to acquire his unique "reference prints." The 16 photographs that comprise the Frank Horvat Sale have an estimated value of US$87,000 to US$112,000.

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  Untitled Pieta by Francis Newton Souza  

artnet Auctions presents the Modern and Contemporary Indian and South Asian Art sale

February 22, 2012

artnet Auctions is proud to present a special sale of Modern and Contemporary Indian and South Asian paintings, works on paper, photographs, sculptures, and prints, led by the masterpiece, Untitled (Pieta) (1987), a major painting by Francis Newton Souza (Indian, 1924–2002). Featuring over 75 lots, this sale's focus is Contemporary Indian and South Asian Art, estimated from US$1,800 to US$500,000.

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  Flowers by Andy Warhol  

Impressive 2011 Online Art Sales on artnet Auctions

February 2, 2012

Jessica Mizrachi reports on artnet Auctions impressive 2011 sales in an article entitled, Art Market Watch: artnet Auctions 2011: A Year of Top Lots, published in artnet Magazine on January 27, 2012. Read the article on the artnet website, or preview it below.

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  Dark Table by Robert Gwathmey  

artnet Auctions presents the American Art Sale

February 2, 2012

artnet Auctions is pleased to announce a special sale of American Fine Art, including paintings, drawings, prints, and sculptures, such as, Dark Table (1976), by Robert Gwathmey (1903–1988).

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