Auction Preview: Modern Art & Design at Palm Beach Modern Auctions, West Palm Beach, Feb 23

What: Modern Art & DesignWhere: Palm Beach Modern Auctions, 417 Bunker Rd., West Palm Beach, FL 33405, United StatesWhen: Feb 23, 12:00 PM ESTPublic Viewing: February 18- 22, Monday through Friday, 10am-5pm EST. Preview the day of the sale begins at 9:00am EST.Top Lots of the Sale:- “Monumental Roberto Matta Painting”, 1961 – Roberto Matta (1911 – 2002); oil on burlap. Measured at Dimensions 73″h, 63″w; 81″h, 71″w frame. Estimated Price: US$ 200,000 – US$ 300,000- “Cavallo e Cavaliere a Bracchia Aperte” – Marino Marini (1901 – 1980); mixed media on paper on canvas, signed; 1949. Measured at Dimensions19.5″h, 13″w; 26″h, 19.5″w frame. Estimated Price: US$ 80,000 – US$ 120,000- “Untitled” – Robert Rauschenberg (1925 – 2008); solvent transfer with fabric mixed media collage on paper, signed, blindstamp; 1978. Measured at Dimensions 40″h, 28″w; 50″h, 38″w frame. Estimated Price: US$ 75,000 – US$ 95,000- “Monica Lying on Blanket” – Tom Wesselmann (1931 – 2004); enamel on laser-cut steel, signed; ed. 12/25; 1988. Accompanied by the original wood storage box. Measured at Dimensions 20.25″h, 40″w; 35.25″h, 52.25″w frame. Estimated Price: US$ 60,000 – US$ 80,000- “Diptych” – Sam Gilliam (b. 1933); abstract Work on Paper, signed; dated (partially legible). Measured at Dimensions   37.5″h, 74.5″w; 42.5″h, 80.5″w frame. Estimated Price: US$ 40,000 – US$ 60,000- “Deluge” – Fernand Leger (1881 – 1955); gouache and ink of China on paper, signed, marking(s); 1950. Measured at Dimensions 13″h, 10″w; 26″h, 23″w frame. Estimated Price: US$ 35,000 – US$ 55,000- “Balloon Swan” (yellow), “Balloon Rabbit” (red), and “Balloon Monkey” (blue) – Jeff Koons (American, b. 1955) Bernardaud; signed, marking(s); ed. of 999. Country of Origin & Materials France; metallic Limoges porcelain. Sculptures are from the “Celebration” series. Each includes its original presentation box and handling gloves. Measured at Dimensions swan: 10″h, 7″w, 5.5″d (box: 12″h, 11.5″w, 11.5″d); monkey: 10″h, 17″w, 8.25″d (box: 12.75″h, 19.25″w, 11.5″d); rabbit: 11″h, 7.5″w, 5″d (box: 14.5″h, 11.5″w, 11.5″d). Estimated Price: US$ 30,000 – US$ 50,000- “Octopus” – Clement Rosenthal (b. 1956); oil on canvas, signed, marking(s). Measured at Dimensions 77″h, 38″w. Estimated Price: US$ 30,000 – US$ 50,000- “Large ‘Venus’ Sculpture”, Unique – Arman (aka Armand Pierre Arman/Armand Fernandez) (1928 – 2005); Markings signed. Accompanied by a copy of the receipt issued by Hokin Gallery, Inc., Chicago, Illinois, dated 10.14.1977. Measured at dimensions 38″h, 14″w, 14″d. Estimated Price: US$ 20,000 – US$ 30,000- “I Die Daily” – Matthew Barney (b. 1967); chromogenic color print, acrylic, markings signed, marking(s); ed. 4/6; 2002. Work is from the third Cremaster series. Work is flush mounted to Plexiglass, in original acrylic frame. Measured at Dimensions 49″h, 39.5″w; 53.5″h, 43.5″w frame. Estimated Price: US$ 20,000 – US$ 30,000For details, visit: on the slideshow for the highlights of the sale.https://www.blouinartinfo.comFounder: Louise Blouin 



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