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https://hindmanauctions.com
1338 West Lake Street, Chicago, Illinois 60607
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Hindman Auctions, a cornerstone of the auction industry, offers a captivating journey through the realms of fine art, luxury, and historical artifacts. From dazzling fine jewelry and mesmerizing fine art to modern design marvels and rare fine books and manuscripts, Hindman chicago presents a treasure trove for discerning collectors and enthusiasts. Whether you seek exquisite furniture and decorative arts, coveted couture pieces, or intriguing Asian works of art, Hindman's diverse selection caters to every taste and passion. Established in 1982, Hindman Auct...Read More
ions boasts a rich history deeply rooted in dedication and expertise. Hindman, founded by Leslie Hindman auctioneers inc, quickly gained recognition for its commitment to personalized service, meticulous research, and unwavering integrity. Over the decades, Hindmans auctions has earned a reputation for unwavering commitment to quality and expertise. Hindman Auction house has branches in Chicago, New York, Denver, and Cincinnati.  Dedicated specialists meticulously curate each auction, ensuring every piece is presented with detailed descriptions, high-resolution images, and insightful commentary. This dedication to excellence remains at the heart of Hindman's operations, ensuring a seamless and rewarding experience for buyers and sellers alike. Hindman's popularity stems from its unwavering commitment to excellence across all facets of the auction experience. This includes expert appraisals, compelling online and live auctions, and personalized art advisory services. The auction house consistently delivers outstanding results, with numerous record-breaking sales across diverse categories. Its commitment to transparency is further bolstered by its readily available auction results, accessible on the Hindmans Auction website. Hindman's upcoming auctions are a testament to its dedication to showcasing exceptional pieces. From dazzling jewels and captivating paintings to exquisite furniture and rare manuscripts, each auction promises a journey of discovery. Stay informed about upcoming events by visiting their website or subscribing to their newsletter, where you'll find detailed previews, auction results, and insightful articles on diverse collecting topics. Hindman's commitment extends beyond the auction block. They actively engage with the art community through educational initiatives, exhibitions, and collaborations. Their partnership with AuctionDaily, a leading online platform for auction news and information, ensures wider visibility for their offerings and fosters a vibrant online community for collectors and enthusiasts. Stay ahead of Hindman upcoming auction events with our detailed hindman auction schedule, covering a wide range of categories from fine art to collectibles. Looking for upcoming auction near me this weekend? explore our list of upcoming auctions for more details.Read Less
  • Mar 1, 2019

    Upcoming Sales Follow Top Results from Hindman’s Online and Remotely Executed Auctions in Recent Weeks Chicago – The May 13 Fine Timepieces auction and May 14 Fine and Important Jewelry auction will feature selections from top names in watches and notable examples of signed jewelry, antique, art deco and contemporary pi...

  • Mar 1, 2019

    Chicago – Hindman’s December 11 Post War and Contemporary Art auction surpassed presale expectations, realizing over $1.9 million and setting four global auction records for an astounding session of works by the Chicago Imagists. The department has continued to set a strong precedent for the collective, achieving a total of eight reco...

  • Mar 1, 2019

    On October 10, 2019, Cowan’s will offer the collection of James B. Scoville in a single-owner auction at its Cincinnati salesroom. The spectacular collection offers perhaps the most complete snapshot of the latter half of the 19th century in the Great Plains of the United States. Across over 200 lots, the collection manag...

  • Mar 1, 2019

    Hindman’s Post War and Contemporary Art Auction on September 26 at 10 a.m. CST will feature an extraordinary selection of rare and outstanding paintings by the Hairy Who? and the Chicago Imagists.  Included in this premier presentation are superb examples by Art Green, Gladys Nilsson, Jim Nutt, Ed Paschke and Karl Wirsum.   �...

  • Mar 1, 2019

    The November 12 single-owner auction of The Fine Cartographic and Printed Americana Collection of Evelyn and Eric Newman contributed to Leslie Hindman Auctioneers’ Fine Books and Manuscripts’ highest-grossing year in department history. The collection of the notable St. Louis philanthropists offered premier examples of iconic maps and atlases. ...

  • Mar 1, 2019

    The November 9 and 10 Arts of the American West auction at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers was conducted to a standing room only crowd in the Denver saleroom. The sell-through rate and a number of high prices realized led to a sale total over $1.3M, marking the highest grossing auction in firm history for the Denver office. “The energy of the saleroom...

  • Mar 1, 2019

    Leslie Hindman Auctioneers’ bi-annual Arts of the American West auction will be conducted on November 9 and 10 at the firm’s Denver saleroom. The sale will feature over 700 lots of historic and contemporary Western paintings, bronzes, furniture and decorative objects, Native American arts and artifacts, Pueblo pottery, Navajo textiles and South...

  • Mar 1, 2019

    Leslie Hindman Auctioneers’ October 31 sale of The Adventure & Exploration Library of Steve Fossett, Part I, featuring works from the fields of aeronautics, exploration, circumnavigation and mountaineering, realized over $664,000. With strong bidding across all channels, the sale put the Fine Books and Manuscripts department on track for a re...

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  • May 12, 2024

    The Private Collection of Secretary Madeleine K. Albright was auctioned by Freeman's | Hindman from May 7 to 8, 2024 in New York and Chicago. This 300+ lot sale included a finely curated collection of jewelry and watches, handbags and accessories, decorative items, political ephemera and souvenirs, and other estate items from the collection of form...

  • Dec 8, 2022

    Auctions held throughout 2022 generated some breathtaking results for Christmas-related antiques, novelties, artwork, and other finds that bridged (or defied) conventional categories. In keeping with Auction Daily's annual December tradition of spotlighting holiday-themed superstar results, here are five extraordinary lots that prove Christmas rari...

  • Jan 21, 2022

    As the first month of 2022 draws to a close, the art market remains a dynamic landscape. The Omicron coronavirus variant has rekindled fears of large gatherings and events, leading to a string of art fair cancelations. Auction houses have supplemented their income with extensive online programming, sometimes to great success. Companies across the a...

  • Nov 30, 2021

    Images from around the auction world in November of 2021. Image credit from left to right: Bonhams, Phillips, and Bertoia Auctions. Collage by Heemin Moon (Auction Daily). For many, November signaled autumn’s twilight and the beginning of winter. It was also another exciting month in the auction industry as major works came up for bid in New York...

  • Nov 11, 2021

    Hindman’s Dining at Home auction of fine dinnerware and table settings saw strong results this November. The online event included a broad selection of vintage and contemporary items. Bidders showed particular interest in pieces from industry giants such as Herend, Royal Copenhagen, and Lalique.  A Herend porcelain Rothschild Bird dinner service...

  • Oct 25, 2021

    On October 26th, 2021, Hindman will present its largest sports memorabilia auction to date. With nearly 400 lots, the auction will highlight renowned players, teams, and iconic moments in sports history. Ty Cobb handwritten and signed two-page letter dated April 10th, 1959. Image from Hindman. Born in 1886 in Narrows, Georgia, Ty Cobb was considere...

  • Sep 21, 2021

    Art by Founding Member of the Hairy Who Comes to Auction Karl Wirsum in 1973. Image courtesy of Mary Baber. As artists Jim Falconer and Jim Nutt started to scout shared exhibition spaces in 1960s Chicago, a mutual friend introduced them to another rising star of the city. Karl Wirsum was a young artist working on wacky, irreverent paintings. Wirsum...

  • Jun 30, 2021

    Photos from around the auction world in June 2021. Image credit from left to right: Phillips/ Poly Auction, Artsy, and Sotheby’s. Collage by Heemin Moon (Auction Daily). Marking the halfway point of the year, June 2021 reaffirmed many of the industry trends that emerged in previous months. A pair of auctions in Hong Kong and Beijing, for example,...

  • Jun 2, 2021

    On June 8th, 2021, Hindman’s Sports Memorabilia auction will present pieces that recall some of the most legendary moments in American sporting history. The auction will bring together iconic baseball players, basketball players, and boxers from across the decades. A 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle Rookie Baseball Card No. 311. Image from Hindman. Born ...

  • Apr 27, 2021

    Hindman Offers Two Weavings by Leading Contemporary Artist Hopi weaver and artist Ramona Sakiestewa knew her career path by the age of seven. At the time, she didn’t know that she would one day evolve ancient Pueblo weaving techniques, launch a homeware brand, and help design the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian in Washingto...

  • Apr 1, 2021

    Willows on Riverbank. Attributed to Zhao Danian. From Five Loose Album Leaves Depicting Landscapes, Birds and Flowers. Price realized (for all album leaves): $175,000. CHICAGO, IL.-Hindman Auctions saw tremendous engagement in its three days of Asian Art sales on March 25, 26, and 27. The auctions realized nearly $3 million across the three da...

  • Mar 24, 2021

    Hermès White Leather 32cm Kelly Bag, 2004. White leather Kelly bag with top handle, detachable shoulder strap, and front twist lock closure. Presale Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000. Price Realized: $11,250. CHICAGO, IL.-Hindman’s Spring Fashion: A Century of Couture auction realized over $415,000, more than double its presale estimate, and saw outstan...

  • Mar 3, 2021

    Lawrence Ferlinghetti outside City Lights. Photo from The Kitchen Sisters. During McCarthyism and an era of American censorship, Lawrence Ferlinghetti offered a home to new and strange writing. His San Francisco bookstore, City Lights, was the first to sell only paperbacks, making book-buying cheaper. Just two years after founding City Lights, Ferl...

  • Mar 1, 2021

    Important Entrance Doors, 2004. Albert Paley. Estimate: $30,000-50,000. CHICAGO, IL.-Hindman Auctions will present the Springborn Collection of Contemporary Craft sale on March 23, 2021. The auction will feature furniture from respected collectors Robert and Carolyn Springborn, with works by renowned designers known for their contributions to ...

  • Jan 15, 2021

    Hindman’s Photography Auction Brings Print From ‘Soliloquy’ Series Iranian artist Shirin Neshat spent the first few years of her adult life in New York City. When she returned to Iran in 1990, Neshat found a culture and political climate that was radically different from what she remembered. Navigating her cultural identity alongside broader ...