Sothebys London Offers Chant 2 the Most Important Painting by Bridget Riley Ever to Come to Auction

NEW YORK - Sotheby’s announced it will offer Chant 2, the most important painting by Bridget Riley (b.1931) ever to come to the market, in its Evening Auction of Contemporary Art on Tuesday, 1st July 2008. Estimated at £2-3 million, Chant 2 is arguably the single most pivotal and groundbreaking work in the entire output of this much celebrated and highly regarded British artist. It was executed in 1967 and in the following year Riley triumphed at the 34th Venice Biennale, winning the International Prize for Painting, with a show that included this work. She was the first British artist ever to win the prize.

As her very first large-scale inception of colour, Chant 2 has appeared in most of Riley’s major...

Read the full story and see the artwork at Art Daily

Banksy’s Spray Painting Pal Lights Up London

An old spray-mate of Banksy has raised the stakes in the battle of street art to paint London purple, pink and green.

Banksy's stablemate Nick Walker used a giant laser beam to "spray paint" on some of the major landmarks in the capital...

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AUTHENTIC Banksy AUTHENTIC Banksy "Peckham Rock" Walled Off postcard British Museum $75.00
Original Banksy Captured Book By Steve Lazarides 2nd Edition Ready To Ship Original Banksy Captured Book By Steve Lazarides 2nd Edition Ready To Ship $149.99
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Rare Nick Walker Hollywood Capital Records Urban Art Print Clean Rare Nick Walker Hollywood Capital Records Urban Art Print Clean $125.00
NICK WALKER COACHELLA MUSIC FESTIVAL ART PRINT 2015 SIGNED & NUMBERED OUT OF 100 NICK WALKER COACHELLA MUSIC FESTIVAL ART PRINT 2015 SIGNED & NUMBERED OUT OF 100 $520.00
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Animal artwork a source of zoo revenue

Brittany wields her paintbrush with confidence, slapping it roughly against the canvas to produce streaks of green or smears of orange. With apparent pride, she steps back, inspects her work — and extends her trunk to receive a freshly loaded paintbrush.

Brittany, an African elephant, is doing her small part to pay her way at the Milwaukee County Zoo...

Read full story by Dinesh Ramde in The Houston Chronicle

Best of Brit Art up for auction

Early prints by some of the best-known proponents of Brit Art are to be sold at Christie's in London on April 3 when the influential Paragon Press, founded in 1986 by Charles Booth-Clibborn, hopes to raise more than £500,000 to enable it to move to larger premises.

The 120 prints will include works by Anish Kapoor, Damien Hirst, Marc Quinn and the Chapman brothers, all of whom started their printmaking careers with Paragon. There will also be prints by...

Read the full story and see the auction previews in The First Post