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https://hindmanauctions.com
1338 West Lake Street, Chicago, Illinois 60607
312-280-1212
Hindman is one of the nation’s leading fine art auction houses. With an unyielding focus on client service, Hindman offers holistic solutions to connect clients in local US cities to the global art market. Hindman operates more salerooms in the United States than any other auction house and conducts over 100 auctions a year in categories such as fine jewelry, fine art, modern design, fine books and manuscripts, furniture, decorative arts, couture, Asian works of art, arts of the American west, numismatics, and more.
  • 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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  • 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 ser...

  • 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 ...

  • Jan 13, 2021

    Alex Prager (American, b. 1979), Untitled (Parts 3), 2014. Archival pigment print. 48 x 74 1/2 inches. Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000. CHICAGO, IL.- On January 21, Hindman will present its first dedicated photography sale. The January Photography auction features a curated selection of rare and noteworthy photographs, including classic ...

  • Jan 5, 2021

    Digital Bid Room desktop view. CHICAGO, ILL.- Today, Hindman announced the launch of the Digital Bid Room, a new dynamic online and mobile bidding platform fully integrated with the Hindman website. This platform is designed to create a more streamlined experience and will be directly synced with clients’ accounts. Clients will now be able t...