Joan Miró, Strip-Tease (1959), two impressions: etching and aquatints in colors, image 7 3/4 x 11 5/8 inches each, sheet 11 x 15 inches and 12 7/8 x 19 3/4 inches. One with extensive printing annotations in pencil by Miró, and one signed and annotated ‘H.C.’ in pencil (a working proof and one of several hors commerce impressions, the edition was 75). Printed by Crommelynck et Dutrou, Paris. Published by Maeght, Paris. Image courtesy of Phillips / Phillips.com.
Phillips kicked off the spring sales on 18 April with a selection of works from the collection of master printer Piero Crommelynck, including a number of unique working proofs and B.A.T. impressions. A set of three progressive state etchings of Picasso’s Meninas (1973) Read More
Jasper Johns, Flags I (1973), screenprint in colors, 27 3/8 x 35 1/4 inches. Edition of 65, plus 7 artist’s proofs. Co-published by the artist and Simca Print Artists, Inc., New York. Courtesy Christie’s Images Ltd. 2016.
Sotheby’s kicked off the spring print sales with a three-part auction on 20–21 April. The evening sale on the 20th attracted a large crowd with a number of highly sought-after lots and achieved a strong sell-through rate of 90.6% Read More
Roy Lichtenstein, Sweet Dreams Baby! from 11 Pop Artists, Volume III (1965), screenprint, image 35 1/2 x 25 1/2 inches, sheet 37 1/2 x 27 1/2 inches. Christie’s Images Ltd. 2015.
Phillips’ “Evening & Day Editions” sale on 26 October was the first of the New York fall print auctions. A good-sized live audience paired with substantial phone and online bidding led to strong numbers and an 85% sell-through rate by lot Read More
The Mixografia workshop’s method of making dimensional prints has resulted in a wide variety of engaging editions, many of which are close facsimiles of objects. As the shop explains, “any solid material or combination of materials” can be used as the matrix for the cast copper mold to which paper pulp and sometimes ink is applied. Read More