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Category: 20th Century

  • Auction Preview

    Incredible Fall Estate Auction

    Ferdinand Porsche developed a keen interest in technology at a young age. Working on this interest, he invented the world's first electric all-wheel-drive car in 1900. Its success drove his attention to automotive engineering. He eventually founded the Porsche brand with just 200 workers. It is now known as one…

    18K WG, Diamond & Sapphire Pendant Necklace
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    Selections from the Library of Gerald and Barbara Weiner

    In Hindman’s upcoming sale highlighting the library of Gerald and Barbara Weiner, a first edition copy of Charles Darwin’s The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection stands out. In this first edition, the word “species” is misspelled on page 20 and the full whale-bear story is included on…

    SHAKESPEARE, William (1564-1616). Mr. William Shakespear's Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies. Published according to the true Original Copies.
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    Fine Art, Antiques, Jewelry Auction

    With very little formal training, Palmer Hayden pursued painting because he enjoyed it. He flourished during the Harlem Renaissance and developed a more abstract style to represent Black Americans in paintings like Midnight Harlem and Jeunesse. His works are now considered thoughtful reflections of Black American folklore stories, including those…

    Ed Vebell (1921 - 2018) Washington At Valley Forge
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    Contemporary Curated

    This Contemporary Curated Sale, presented by Sotheby’s, offers more than 200 works of fine art. Highlighted among the lots is a painting from Kenneth Noland’s Target series, inspired by the Color Field art movement. Noland created these works by spreading thinned paint on a canvas and then moving his colors…

    ALEXANDER CALDER - SPOTTED BUTTERFLY
  • Art Industry

    The Exciting Truffle Art House

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    The Exciting Truffle Art House
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    Excellent Fall Estates Auction

    Born in 1757, Aaron Willard was considered one of the most significant horologists of his time. His clocks were the first to be economically accessible throughout the United States. Offered in Americana Auctions’ upcoming sale is a Willard mahogany tall clock. This early American piece features the original floral painted…

    GRAHAM FLIGHT TITANIC SHIP PAINTING
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    Cincinnati Collections: Online Auction

    The upcoming Cowan's Auctions online sale showcases a selection of American, English, and European artifacts. It particularly features an oil painting by Henry Faulker, a prolific American artist recognized for his colorful paintings and odd habits. His practice of bringing a bourbon-drinking goat to parties and shows contributed to his…

    Joseph Thors (British, circa 1835-1900)
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    Hanneke Beaumont Sculpture and Coca Cola Machine Highlight Akiba Antiques Sale

    The Vendo 39 Coca Cola machine first crossed the production line in 1949. Over 80,000 of these vending machines were made, tempting those in gas stations, parks, and grocery stores across the United States to buy a Coke. Featured in the upcoming Eclectic Collection sale, presented by Akiba Antiques, is…

    Pair Of Monumental Walnut Renaissance Style Buffets
  • Auction Result

    Abstract Expressionist paintings lead Shannon's fall fine art auction, which totaled over $3.3 million; 82% of lots sold

    Leading the auction was the highly-anticipated sale of Abstract Expressionist art from the Jeanne and Carroll Berry Collection. The results did not disappoint. Untitled, #30 (1970), an acrylic on paper by Adolph Gottlieb (American, 1903-1974), signed, dated and numbered, 23 ¾ inches by 18 ¾ inches ($162,500). MILFORD, CT, UNITED…

    Abstract Expressionist paintings lead Shannons fall fine art auction, which totaled over $3.3 million; 82% of lots sold
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    22nd OstLicht Photo Auction

    Helmut Newton was a prolific artist famous for his black-and-white nude photographs. Newton developed an interest in photography at an early age and learned the craft from the prominent German photographer Yva. He later went on to open his photo studio in Melbourne and focused on postwar fashion photography. Newton’s…

    ALFRED EISENSTAEDT (1898–1995)
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    Paintings, Drawings, Prints & Multiples, Photography

    The upcoming Paintings, Drawings, Prints & Multiples, Photography event, presented by Bertolami Fine Art, highlights a photolithograph for Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s 1974 installation titled The Wrapped Roman Wall. The 2,000-year-old Aurelian Wall was built by Emperor Marcus Aurelius to surround the city of Rome. For 40 days in February and March of 1974,…

    (Vladimirov Yavachev) Christo The Wall - Wrapped Roman Wall,1973-1974 Photolithograph
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    Art / Design + Rare Ephemera

    “I used language because I wanted to offer content that people - not necessarily art people - could understand,” said Jenny Holzer, explaining her use of text-based art. Holzer is an American Neo-Conceptual artist noted for her public art. She rose to prominence shortly after her Truisms series of the…

    James Bridge (American, 20th Century)
  • Auction Industry

    From the Walls of Keith Haring

    Sotheby’s Offers Works from the Artist’s Personal Collection in a Benefit Sale “I love paintings too much, love color too much, love seeing too much, love feeling too much, love art too much, love too much,” Keith Haring said shortly before receiving his fatal AIDS diagnosis in 1988. Though Haring’s…

    From the Walls of Keith Haring1
  • Art Fairs

    ARCOmadrid has been rescheduled for next July to ensure the strongest international presence possible

    The international nature of the fair and the quality of the art on display will continue to be essential pillars of ARCOmadrid 2021 at the special 40th anniversary edition. MADRID.- In light of the exceptional circumstances, IFEMA and the Organising Committee of ARCOmadrid have decided to reschedule the 40th International Contemporary Art Fair…

    ARCOmadrid has been rescheduled for next July to ensure the strongest international presence possible
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    Paintings, Furniture, Cars, Decorative Arts & Fine Rugs

    American Pop artist Jeff Koons began his Gazing Balls series in 2013 by placing blue hand-blown glass spheres on re-created classical sculptures. A few years later, Koons began placing the balls in front of painted replicas from art history. The artist believes that while these works reference the past, the…

    Randy Lee Davis. Abstract, acrylic
  • Exhibitions

    New Gagosian Gallery in Athens opens with exhibition featuring Brice Marden

    Brice Marden, Years 3, 2011. Oil on marble, 17 3/8 x 31 1/2 x 7/8 in. 44.1 x 80 x 2.2 cm © 2020 Brice Marden/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo: Rob McKeever. Courtesy Gagosian. ATHENS.-Gagosian is presenting Marbles and Drawings, an exhibition of paintings and works on paper by…

    New Gagosian Gallery in Athens opens with exhibition featuring Brice Marden
  • Exhibitions

    Exhibition of new paintings by Daniel Rich on view at Miles McEnery Gallery

    NEW YORK, NY.-Miles McEnery Gallery is presenting an exhibition of new paintings by Daniel Rich. Back to the Future remains on view until 10 October 2020. Back to the Future is accompanied by a fully illustrated publication featuring essays by Emily McDermott and Ara H. Merjian. Daniel Rich’s reticulated cityscapes and…

    Exhibition of new paintings by Daniel Rich on view at Miles McEnery Gallery
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    Exceptional Private Collection of Asian and Tribal Art

    Avalokiteśvara is widely known as the Buddhist deity of compassion. He is also believed to be the embodiment of the eternal Buddha who offers salvation to humanity. A 16th-century Korean Avalokiteśvara sculpture will be available in the upcoming Exceptional Private Collection of Asian and Tribal Art sale, presented by The…

    Dan Mask with Cowry Shell Headress, Early 20th Century
  • Art World

    Hartwig Art Foundation establishes a new art fund

    Hartwig Art Fund curators, 2020-21 special project year, from left to right then top to bottom: Sharmyn Cruz Rivera, Aude Christel Mgba, Rita Ouédraogo, Iris Ferrer, Jo-Lene Ong. THE HAGUE.- A new art fund has been established in The Netherlands, created to help artists realise ambitious productions. Projects realised with the…

    Hartwig Art Foundation establishes a new art fund
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    New Now

    Figurative painter Claire Tabouret's work combines layers and textures, revealing a shift in reality. Her popularity is driven by the art’s visual appeal and reflection on themes of conflict, sexuality, and desire. Admiring the intense figures depicted in her paintings, Bugada & Cargnel write, “Certain faces are turned toward the…

    Otis Kwame Kye Quaicoe