Doyle will be hosting a sale in the popular Fine Art auction category on Thursday, July 14 at 11 a.m. EDT. A wide range of affordable paintings, prints and sculptures spanning the post-war years to the present day by established and emerging artists will be on display. Exciting opportunities abound in this popular category for seasoned buyers and new collectors alike!
The public is invited to the exhibition presented from Monday July 11 to Wednesday July 13 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Doyle is located at 175 East 87th Street in New York City. Consult the catalog and bid on Doyle.com
Andy Warhol’s New York studio brought together celebrities, artists and other creatives. In 1977, Warhol met the printer Rupert Jasen Smith who collaborated with him to create the space fruit series. For this series, Warhol placed pieces of fruit on a white background, lit the arrangement and then photographed the compositions to produce sharp shadows. Warhol then used collage and drawing to create source imagery for additional screens. The resulting artwork is an example of multi-layered screen printing, which provided numerous color combinations in each composition (est. $12,000-18,000).
Alexander Calder rose to prominence in the 1920s and 1930s. The artist often drew inspiration from his background in mechanical engineering to create abstract and geometric shapes. color lithography The Turban features Calder’s use of moving forms as well as his interest in primary and secondary colors (estimated $8,000-12,000).
In 1927 Heliker began studying with the Art Students League in New York. Here, Heliker developed his painterly, yet structural, aesthetic. In the 1930s Heliker began teaching art at Columbia University where he continued to teach for twenty-seven years. Towards the end of his career, his style loosened with broader strokes and a slight abstraction, as seen in Red interior. Heliker painted mainly landscapes, still lifes and portraits, choosing traditional subjects for his semi-abstract compositions (estimate between $5,000 and $7,000).
Known for his distinctive angular style, Claude Venard was a French post-cubist painter of the mid-20th century. Early in his career, he worked with the New Forces who wanted to return to a strict and traditional painting. However, he would eventually leave the band to cultivate his own style. In BathersVenard used a wide range of colors, spreading the pigment thickly with a palette knife (est. $5,000-7,000).
Henry Lawrence Faulkner
A Kentucky-born artist, Faulkner began exhibiting his paintings around the 1950s. His style draws on both the Surrealist and Colorist movements and he drew inspiration from around the world, as well as his native Kentucky. His subjects ranged from still lifes and landscapes to picture collages and animals. The painting Palace Gardens features Faulkner’s use of bold colors throughout the scene with quick dabs of lines and light-colored detailing on top (est. $4,000-6,000).
Inspired by surrealism and drawing on his Zapotec heritage, Rufino Tamayo worked as a painter, sculptor and printmaker. in the middle of the 20th century. Tamayo began his artistic career as a student in 1917, where he was influenced by popular art movements such as Fauvism, Cubism and Impressionism. While these influences are evident in her work, Tamayo’s Mexican identity also shines through. He was known to use color cautiously, believing that too much color could distract from a room’s focus and meaning. color lithography Back Caras is inspired by Tamayo’s use of geometric shapes, distinct use of color and Mexican heritage (estimated $4,000-6,000).
Born in France in 1929, Mühl is best known for his landscapes of southern France. While living in France for most of his life, he traveled the world exhibiting his work in London, New York, Tokyo and other major cities. The Cypresses is a typical example of his work. Featuring a scene bathed in light, the painting shows his use of complementary colors and soft neutral tones. Mühl often constructed his canvases with impasto surfaces while maintaining traditional subjects and simple compositions (est. $3,000–5,000).
Bela by Kristo
Born in Hungary, Bela de Kristo moved to Paris in the 1940s, organizing a Hungarian exhibition in 1947. In 1954, de Kristo opened a studio which became a creative center for the press, painters and other actors in the art world. Bela de Kristo’s work varies throughout his career. He worked with cartoons, theater sets, photomontages, etc., as well as paintings. As a cubist painter, de Kristo harmonized shades and tones to portray a softened version of the world. In The carousel, de Kristo’s naïve subject matter invites the viewer to consider beauty at the surface level as well as subjective depth (est. $3,000-5,000).
Francis Speight became famous in the 1920s for his landscapes depicting rural and suburban Pennsylvania. A contemporary realist, Speight’s paintings were representative of his surroundings. Speight often played with light and atmosphere to portray a specific mood for his work. The painting Evolution depicts Speight’s Impressionist style and his characteristic use of color and light (estimate between $2,000 and $4,000).
Born in Brazil in 1952, Renato Meziat is a self-taught painter of landscapes and still lifes. Meziat’s paintings are well known for their draped fabrics and color palette derived from his homeland. Jo’queu Clube1999, depicts the beautiful blue mountains and skies of Brazil, often seen in Meziat’s work (est. $1,500-2,500).