November 2020 Blog Posts

A mammoth 42" x 58" poster for probably the biggest series of concerts the Clash ever played. Eventually playing 17 concerts at the Bonds International Casino in New York City, the Only Band That Matters was promoting their triple-LP Sandinista! at the time. Eight shows were originally planned, but demand was so strong for the band that a whopping 17 shows happened.

Acquired for the White House Collection with assistance from the White House Historical Association, this is the first work of art by an Asian American artist in the collection.
Among the fourteen recent works by Robert Longo in his new show, Storm of Hope, there’s plenty of storm, but where’s the hope?
Acclaimed Indigenous artist Bob Haozous has installed his newest sculpture–one that speaks to the various forms of racism.
A leading expert on the works of Leonardo da Vinci thinks she has found a new drawing by the Renaissance master.
Jean-Michel Basquiat crowns a king in this portrait of friend and fellow street artist Anthony Clarke. Executed during Basquiat's meteoric rise to fame in 1982, "Portrait of A-One A.K.A. King" exemplifies the gestural, painterly prowess and distinctive iconography that denoted the peak of his career.
Raggin’ On: The Art of Aminah Brenda Lynn Robinson’s House and Journals is the first major exhibition of the artist’s work since her death and a celebration of Robinson’s vision and the home and community she cherished.

Dated 1845, Eduard Gaertner’s view of Berlin’s Royal Opera captures a renewed national and civic pride in the Prussian capital. In this episode of Anatomy of an Artwork, discover how Gaertner captures the serenity of a balmy summer evening, find out how it differs to a similar version in Madrid’s Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, and marvel at the originality of Gaertner’s proto-photographic realism. ‘The Royal Opera Unter Den Linden, Berlin’ is a highlight of our upcoming sale of European & British Art (2 - 9 December | London).

Three internationally renowned artists, who represent the extraordinary vitality of contemporary drawing, will be featured in a special exhibition beginning in November at the Toledo Museum of Art.
Visually striking, Fred Tomaselli’s multimedia paintings are accumulations of collaged body parts, pharmaceuticals, plant-life, and paint.