Avant-garde art is a new post-war style, originated in youth circles. It is valuable for its dynamic shapes and color, running on contrast. The colors are perfect. These are white and black, green and yellow, and red. The forms are not ornate, but rather geometrical. Basically, a sphere, cube, ring are used. What does avant-garde mean? The most striking embodiment of the avant-garde style was in fashion and art. Did you know that the most expensive paintings today are paintings of avant-garde art in the majority?
One of the most expensive avant-garde art works is the No.5, 1948, painted by Jackson Pollock. It was sold at a private closed auction for $ 150.6 million in November 2006. You can check the most valuable and expensive paintings in the history at website Valuable.
A special place in the avant-garde art belongs to the Russian avant-garde art. It is honored worldwide and mostly because the great migrants of the first half of the XX century and the Russian seasons of Diaghilev. Most recently, the Neue Galerie exhibition took place in New York. It presented paintings from the collection of Petr Aven, a valuable representative of Russian avant-garde art. However, the price for his works of art never exceeded 60 million dollars.
The record in avant-garde art was set by the Suprematist Composition by Wassily Kandinsky in 2008 at Sotheby’s. It was bought by a private collector. The interest in the painting was roused by a scandal, according to which the heirs of the work of art got the picture from the Dutch Museum Stedelijk. Of course, the court’s decision has preceded this event.
Versions of Black Square by Kazimir Malevich periodically appear on sale. The original version is kept in the Tretyakov Gallery in Russia. Copies and interpretations, which often are without any serious reason, have secured it the glory of the supremacist, Russian avant-garde and the whole modern art as a whole. At the same time, the artist has a lot of other valuable and interesting works, both in terms of avant-garde art, and with a simple spectator’s point of view.