January 2021 Blog Posts

Paintings of turquoise swimming pools drenched in California sunlight may be the first images that come to mind at the mention of British artist David Hockney, but drawing is the continuous thread running through Hockney’s life.
Working Together is an unprecedented exhibition that chronicles the formative years of the Kamoinge Workshop, a collective of Black photographers established in New York City in 1963.
Hester Diamond was a fearless and visionary collector whose inquisitive nature and bold, distinct point of view is evident throughout her collection. It is in the expressive paintings and sculpture in her apartment, the electric colors of her furniture and the mesmerizing patterns of the textiles she chose. In this video, celebrate Hester Diamond's remarkable life and collection with those closest to her – her sons Michael and David Diamond, her stepdaughter Rachel Kaminsky, Collector Jon Landau, Metropolitan Museum of Art Curator Keith Christiansen, and Sotheby’s Chairman George Wachter. The Collection of Hester Diamond Part I and II will be on offer throughout Masters Week (22-29 January 2021, New York).
Hindman’s Palm Beach Jewelry will feature 116 lots with vibrant statement jewelry from renowned designers such as Tony Duquette, Christopher Walling, Nicholas Varney, de Grisogono, Evelyn Clothier, and more.
In 1931 when Mexican muralist Diego Rivera visited San Francisco with his wife, Frida Kahlo, both were still up-and-coming artists.
In the new special exhibition, Color Riot! How Color Changed Navajo Textiles, individualism and a flair for experimentation of Navajo weavers are vividly expressed in textiles from the late nineteenth century and early twentieth century to today.
She was one of the leading female painters of her generation and the most important Swiss female portrait artist of the early modern era. Her name: Ottilie W. Roederstein.
Sanford Biggers mines African American history and traditions in a wide variety of ways—ranging from painting on and constructing collages with recycled quilts to making installation art, performance, video, and sculpture.
Featuring more than 50 individual works spanning 200 years by both European and American artists, the exhibition will feature some of the most revered names in art history, including Paul Cézanne, Edvard Munch, Paul Klee, Louise Nevelson, Robert Rauschenberg, and many others.
Designed with Henri Samuel and furnished with the finest classical furniture, Russian works of art, silver, and porcelain, the Manhattan apartment of Susan and John Gutfreund was described as ‘the most beautifully opulent home in the city’.