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Five Artists in the News: Basquiat and Francoise Gilot Star at Sotheby’s, a Matisse Returns to its Rightful Heirs and Anthony McCall’s Lights up Tate Modern

3 min read  ·  26 Jun 2024

Anthony McCall “Solid Light” opens at Tate Modern in London tonight, June 26. McCall’s You and I Horizontal (2005). Installation view, Institut d’Art Contemporain, Villeurbanne. Copyright the artist. Photo by Blaise Adilon.

London: Works by Jean-Michel Basquiat and Francoise Gilot were among the 70% of lots selling above their low estimate at Sotheby's as the Ralph I. Goldenberg Collection goes under the hammer. For all the highlights, see the HENI News report.

London: Works by Robert Indiana and Brice Marden were among the 78% of lots selling above their low estimate at Sotheby's days sale, including the second Ralph I. Goldenberg collection. See the HENI News report.

London: Renoir leads Sotheby's $10.51m Modern Day Auction when a landscape sold for 64% above its low estimate. See the HENI News report.

Brussels: Tom of Finland leads Bonhams Cornette de Saint Cyr auction The Male Form. See the HENI News report.

Amsterdam: A painting by Henri Matisse that belonged to a Jewish collector forced to sell it in the Nazi era has been returned to his heirs by the Stedelijk Museum, The Art Newspaper reports.

"'I like to have information rather than just have a brushstroke. Just to have these words to put in these feelings underneath.' Basquiat-isms by Jean-Michel Basquiat, edited by Larry Warsh, published by Princeton University Press"

- Basquiat-isms