David Hockney (British, b. 1937), Chair, 38 The Colony, Malibu, 1973. Lithograph, image: 34.5 x 29 cm.; sheet: 59 x 48.5 cm. Edition of 60
In 2005 at Christie’s it fetched a whopping USD 14,016,000
When you follow this link to Yatzer, you can read an interesting story about the making of a short film about this whole Hopper project.
Van Gogh Sitting Postman
Found this painting by Vincent van Gogh on the Museum of Fine Arts Boston FB Timeline.
Postman Joseph Roulin” painted by Vincent van Gogh in 1888. Roulin was one of Van Gogh’s closest friends and favorite sitters. While painting this portrait, Van Gogh wrote to his brother, “I am now at work with another model…very like Socrates…A more interesting man than many people.”
Sit Eat and Chit by Cheri Samba
Off course I’m not sure the title is correct.
I saw this painting dated 2008 in a window of an Oostende, Belgium, based gallery and liked it while the title came to mind immediately…..
It is made by the Congo born Artist Cheri Samba or Samba wa Mbimba N’zingo Nuni Masi Ndo Mbasi, born December 30, 1956 in Kinto M’Vuila, Congo. One of the most important African contemporary artists with work in the MoMa and Centre Pompidou.
The French text on the table cloth says: “The two most important needs of life…..”
David Hockney Van Gogh Chair at Phillips
For sale in London, December 12, 2013.
Etching and aquatint in red and black, on Somerset Satin paper, with full margins,
signed, dated ’98’, and numbered 35/35 in pencil (there were also 10 artist’s proofs)
Estimate £10,000 – 15,000