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Category: 20th Century

  • Auction Industry

    Artist to Know: Long Jack Phillipus Tjakamarra

    Bonhams to Present Major Work from Aboriginal Artist Long Jack Phillipus Tjakamarra in front of Making Spears. Image from ABC News. Contemporary Aboriginal art can be traced back to a small schoolhouse in 1971. However, the ongoing movement builds on over 80,000 years of Aboriginal artistic tradition, one of the…

    Artist to Know Long Jack Phillipus Tjakamarra1
  • Auction Result

    ‘Batman: The Killing Joke,’ Jack Kirby Original Art Help Push Day 1 of Heritage Auctions’ Comics & Comic Art Event Past $5 Million Mark

    The print debut of X-23 resets highest price paid for 21st century U.S. comics art DALLAS, Texas (July 9, 2020) – Heritage Auctions began its four-day Comics & Comic Art event with a first session full of slam-bang action that smashed most expectations and pre-auction estimates. After a mere 105 minutes had elapsed, the…

    Batman The Killing Joke, Jack Kirby Original Art Help Push Day 1 of Heritage Auctions’ Comics & Comic Art Event Past $5 Million Mark2
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    Online July Auction

    Between 1989 and 1995, the Moscow Mint produced a series of palladium bullion coins that pictured a ballerina on the front. Created to honor the Bolshoi Theatre, one of the best-known cultural institutions in Moscow, these coins continued production through the dissolution of the Soviet Union. A 25-roubles ballerina coin…

    18k Gold, Opal, Emerald and Diamond Brooch
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    Contemporary, Outdoor, Collectable, Asian, and Decorative Auction

    Highlighted in the upcoming Nadeau's Auction Gallery event is a set of wood engravings and drawings by Thomas Nason. A self-taught printmaker, Nason was also known as the Poet Engraver of New England for his love of capturing rural areas in both etchings and prose. The set of five wood…

    Chinese blue and white porcelain planter
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    Prints & Multiples Online

    A slice of cake from Claes Oldenburg’s Wedding Souvenir series is one of the highlighted lots in the upcoming auction of Prints & Multiples Online, presented by Bonhams. It belongs to the collection of cake slices made of inedible white cast plaster. Oldenburg created nearly two hundred slices of cake over time…

    CHARLES ARNOLDI
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    ReDesigned

    Entirely self-taught, Francis Bacon emerged in 1945 as a significant force in British painting. Bacon's oeuvre was dominated by emotionally charged depictions of the human body. In the 1970s, Bacon painted a series of triptychs in response to the tragic death of his lover in 1971. Metropolitan Triptych was the…

    Parrot On A Branch
  • Auction Industry

    Extraordinary Napoleonic ephemera and Marie Antoinette’s lace collar features in Chorley’s July Sale

    Extraordinary Napoleonic ephemera and Marie Antoinette’s lace collar features in Chorley’s July Sale Auction: Wednesday 22 & Thursday 23 July 2020 Viewing dates: Sunday 19 July 10am - 4pm, Monday 20 July 9am - 4pm, Tuesday 21 July 9am - 4pm Chorley’s July sale sees an extraordinary and diverse offer, for historians to bibliophiles…

    Extraordinary Napoleonic ephemera and Marie Antoinette’s lace collar features in Chorley’s July Sale
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    Property of an Iconic Industrialist

    In the upcoming Property of an Iconic Industrialist auction, a selection of jewelry, fine and decorative art, and collectibles can be found. At the center of the auction is a no-heat Burmese ruby and diamond ring. Burmese rubies are considered the rarest and most valuable rubies with colors ranging from…

    (14) Strain 18K YG Bezel Set Diamond Necklace
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    Crocker Art Museum – Silent Auction

    Born in Ohio, Jack Zajac moved to Southern California with his parents as a teenager. During the 1960s, Zajac began creating bronze and marble sculptures that resemble abstract birds, animal skulls, flowing water, a swan form, and contorted animals. These subjects continued to interest him for several decades. One of…

    GINA WERFEL, Boundaries
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    Toys, Trains, Baby Boomer Toys, Pressed Steel & More

    The Lionel Manufacturing Company was founded in 1900 by Joshua Lionel Cowen in New York City. Cowen’s first electric train, called the “Electric Express,” appeared in 1901 in a store display. Shortly after, the train gained popularity and Cowen began manufacturing model electric trains along with their accessories. The company…

    Howdy Doody Wood Jointed Tricycle Rider.
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    Illustration Art

    Shannon Wheeler’s satirical take on humanity has made him a noted cartoonist of the 21st century. His work has appeared around the world in newspapers, comic books, magazines, and books. One of Wheeler’s illustrations will be featured in the upcoming Illustration Art auction, presented by Swann Auction Galleries. Titled How…

    J.R. BURGESS.
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    Impressionist and Modern Art

    Chaim Soutine's Nature Morte aux Poissons is one of the highlighted lots in the upcoming Impressionist and Modern Art auction, presented by Christie's. The 1921 oil painting depicts dried fish with open mouths piled in a dish. A French-Russian painter, Soutine was known for his still lifes of dead fish and…

    Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919)
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    Modern and Contemporary Art’s Books and Documents

    Finarte will offer Modern and contemporary art, books, and documents from the 100 years between 1914 and 2014 in the upcoming auction. The sale is intended to capture dialogues between artists, institutions, viewers, and the art itself. An example of such a dialogue is a poster series by well-known performance…

    Avantgarde. 1 - 14 (All published), New York, Ralph Ginzburg, 1968-1971, 14 issues
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    Estate of Jennie K. Scaife, with Additions

    With a personal fortune of approximately $1.2 billion, banking and oil heir Richard Mellon Scaife was an American public figure and the publisher of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. His granddaughter, Jennie K. Scaife, shared his interest in philanthropy and collecting antiques. Her collection is on sale this July in the upcoming…

    Helmet Koller (Austria-United States b. 1954) Acrylic on Canvas Red Eyed Tree Frogs
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    Peter Keil : My Personal Collection

    The upcoming Peter Keil: My Personal Collection auction, presented by Hill Auction Gallery, offers 100 lots from German painter and sculptor Peter Robert Keil. Born in 1942 in Poland, Keil is a leading contemporary German painter. His artworks are primarily oil-based on canvas and cardboard. Inspired by Expressionism, Keil spent his…

    Peter Keil (German, B.1942) The Miami Boy Painting
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    Fine & Decorative Arts

    Morphy Auctions presents fine and decorative art, jewelry, and furniture pieces in the upcoming two-day auction. One of the featured lots is a life-sized portrait of President Abraham Lincoln by William F. Cogswell. A self-made painter from Pasadena, California, Cogswell was invited to the White House to sketch Lincoln in 1864.…

    ALBERT REIGER (AUSTRIAN, 1834 - 1905) ON THE NILE.
  • Exhibitions

    New York opens with our Contemporary Artists - The Summer Survey Exhibition

    NOW ON VIEW | IN GALLERY & ONLINE Artists included: Chuang Che, Michael Dunbar, Dimitry Gerrman, Mary Sipp Green, Hugo Grenville, Ronnie Landfield, Michael Allen Lowe, Thomas Rouxeville, Henrik Simonsen. Findlay Galleries | The Summer Survey | Cover photowww.findlaygalleries.com/exhibitions/the-summer-survey-exhibition Ronnie Landfield Findlay Galleries proudly presents an exhibition of contemporary artists displaying a…

    New York opens with our Contemporary Artists - The Summer Survey Exhibition
  • Auction Industry

    Phillips New Now Sale to include works by Eddie Martinez, Oscar Murillo, Anish Kapoor, and Amoako Boafo

    Karel Appel, Untitled. Executed in 1963. Paper collage, acrylic and oil stick on paper, 70.2 x 100.7 cm (27 5/8 x 39 5/8 in.) Estimate £10.000-15,000. Image courtesy of Phillips. LONDON.-Phillips announced highlights ahead of the New Now auction in London on 15 July 2020. Featuring 235 lots, New Now will…

    Phillips New Now Sale to include works by Eddie Martinez, Oscar Murillo, Anish Kapoor, and Amoako Boafo
  • Art Industry

    Fine Art Shippers Offers Art Packing & Shipping Services in New York

    Fine Art Shippers is continuing to operate during the coronavirus pandemic, providing the art community with professional art packing and shipping services. NEW YORK, NY, UNITED STATES, July 7, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ -- Fine Art Shippers is continuing to operate during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, providing the art community in New…

    Fine Art Shippers Offers Art Packing & Shipping Services in New York
  • Artists

    Chitra Ganesh joins Hales

    Portrait of an Artist as a Unicorn, 2015. Images courtesy of Gallery Wendi Norris, San Francisco. NEW YORK, NY.-Hales announced representation of New York based artist Chitra Ganesh. Ganesh's first solo exhibition with the gallery will be held at Hales New York in 2021. Across a twenty-year practice, Chitra Ganesh (b.…

    Chitra Ganesh joins Hales