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Category: Posters

  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    Vintage Posters From Bill Graham, Family Dog, Grateful Dead & More Come To Auction May 15

    Turner Auctions + Appraisals Offers 128 Lots of Posters & Memorabilia Grateful Dead King Kong Concert Poster SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA, April 30, 2021 – Turner Auctions + Appraisals is pleased to present the sale of  vintage posters from Bill Graham, Family Dog, Grateful Dead, and more at 10:30 am…

    Vintage Posters From Bill Graham, Family Dog, Grateful Dead & More Come To Auction May 15-1
  • Auction Industry

    Masters on the Market: John Alvin

    Photo of John Alvin. Image from John Alvin Art. After years of poring over film advertisements in his spare time, John Alvin finally got his chance to produce a movie poster in 1974. The film, Mel Brooks' Blazing Saddles, could’ve been an intimidating first assignment, but Alvin took it in…

    Masters on the Market John Alvin1
  • Auction Result, Press Release

    PAI’s 83rd Rare Posters Auction LXXXIII on March 14th totals $1.95M in sales, with many record-breaking wins.

    New York, NY – March 24, 2021 — Poster Auctions International’s (PAI) first sale of the year, on March 14th, finished at just under $2 million in sales. Rare Posters Auction LXXXIII surpassed expectations, thanks to passionate collectors and first-rate consignments. Jack Rennert, President of PAI, said, “This sale featured…

    PAIs 83rd Rare Posters Auction LXXXIII on March 14th totals $1.95M in sales, with many record-breaking wins
  • Auction Industry

    The Political and Social Art of Shepard Fairey

    Shepard Fairey’s art aims to send messages about politics, human rights, war, and environmental issues. He is considered one of today’s most influential street artists. His signature digital artworks, posters, murals, stickers, and clothing items encourage questions about the public space and expected behaviors. “I’ve never really considered myself just…

    The Political and Social Art of Shepard Fairey1
  • Auction Result, Press Release

    Hake’s smashes house record with $2.9M Premier Auction of important American memorabilia and collectibles

    Six-figure prices paid for 1860 Lincoln/Hamlin parade banner, MLK-signed jail logbook pages Hand-painted, hand-stitched 1860 Abraham Lincoln and Hannibal Hamlin parade banner used by youthful political activists known as the ‘Wide Awakes.’ Fresh to the market after 30 years in a private collection, it sold for $143,104, the highest auction…

    Hakes smashes house record with $2.9M Premier Auction of important American memorabilia and collectibles
  • Auction Result, Press Release

    Artist Record for H.A. Volodimer at $37k

    Manuel Orazi, La Maison Moderne, 1900. Sold for $37,500. VINTAGE POSTERS Sale 2558; February 18, 2021 Sale total: $528,223 We offered 348 lots; 266 sold (76% sell-through rate by lot) All prices include Buyer’s Premium. New York—Swann Galleries’ winter offering of Vintage Posters saw the highest recent sell-through rate of…

    Artist Record for H.A. Volodimer at $37k-1
  • Auction Preview

    Antiques/Vintage Photos and Postcards in Black Friday Sale by Artelisted

    The late 1800s witnessed streams of artists who moved away from classical design and drew more organically. It gave birth to the Art Nouveau movement, which only lasted a few decades. However, the style and ideas of that movement had a long-lasting impact on the art world. Inspired by Japanese…

    Antique - Vintage Postcard Vishwamitra and Menaka
  • Auction Industry

    The Spookiest Items Coming to Auction This Halloween

    Halloween may look different during a public health crisis, but many auction houses are still bringing the spirit of the season to bidders. Auction Daily surveyed the offerings to find the spookiest lots. Ghosts at Morton Subastas  October 29th, 2020 at 8:00 PM EDT Mariana Yampolsky, La novia fantasma, 1999.…

    The Spookiest Items Coming to Auction This Halloween1
  • Auction Industry

    Holabird's five-day 'Spooktacular' auction, Oct. 29-Nov. 2, will feature over 3,600 lots in many collecting categories

    Included is original artwork for the very first psychedelic rock poster – created in 1965 for the grand opening of the Red Dog Saloon in Virginia City, Nevada. Original artwork for what is widely regarded as the very first psychedelic rock poster – created in 1965 for the grand opening…

    Holabirds five-day Spooktacular auction, Oct. 29-Nov. 2, will feature over 3,600 lots in many collecting categories
  • Exhibitions

    Special Exhibition: Vintage Posters from the Golden Gate International Exposition of 1939-1940 at Spencer Helfen Fine Arts

    September 22, 2020 – Ongoing We are pleased to present several rare and important vintage advertising posters for the Golden Gate International Exposition of 1939-1940 on the occasion of the 80th anniversary of that enchanting event. Shawl, Nyeland & Seavey, "1939 World’s Fair on San Francisco Bay," 1937 The Golden…

    Special Exhibition
  • Auction Preview

    Property From The Estate Of Nolan Miller

    A noted American fashion and jewelry designer on QVC, Nolan Bertrandoff Miller was best known for his costume designs for the 1980s television series The Colbys and the 1991 miniseries Dynasty: The Reunion. He also designed garments for many leading Hollywood actors. The upcoming Property From the Estate of Nolan…

    JANE WYMAN BOOK INSCRIBED TO NOLAN MILLER
  • Auction Preview

    Antiques, Decorative, Asian Arts, Fine Arts, Silver and Jewelry

    Like many artists in the 1920s and 30s, René Buthaud was intrigued by Classical mythology. Nude figures and mythological goddesses were a subject he frequently returned to, in ceramics as well as paintings. An example of these themes can be found in Buthaud’s oil painting in the upcoming auction, presented…

    Ioan NemtoI 20th Century Glass Vase
  • Auction Preview

    Eclectic Collection of Estates Worldwide

    Renowned sculptor James Tandi often uses verdite stone to capture Africa’s native people and wildlife. For each of his sculptures, Tandi visits the verdite mine where he hand-selects his materials. He believes in doing so, he is “revealing the spirit which is within the stone.” A carved verdite and bone…

    Austrian Cobalt Blue Porcelain Vase
  • Auction Preview

    Coin-Op & Advertising

    The Coin-Op & Advertising sale, presented by Potter & Potter Auctions, features coin-operated machines such as early vending machines, slots, trade stimulators, and arcade games. One key lot is a cast-iron strength testing machine from the early 1900s. The device works by inserting an old English penny, which allows the…

    AMI Model A A Mother of Plastic Jukebox. 1946. When switc
  • Auction Preview

    Brian Maiher Railroad, Fire, & Petroliana Auction

    In 1877, a gold and silver mining town in Colorado was named Leadville after the discovery of lead carbonite. As the mining town required fire security, a volunteer firefighter group was formed. However, it soon became necessary for the Leadville residents to organize their safety operations, and a fire chief…

    Lehigh Valley RR Piggyback Super Service Porcelain
  • Auction Preview

    August 2020 Premier

    Though there is a variety of sports memorabilia offered in the August 2020 Premier sale, presented by Hunt Auctions, the event is anchored by baseball items. Among the featured lots is a poster, issued in 1889, advertising the premium “Baseball Album” illustrations from Old Judge and Dogs Head cigarettes. The…

    1911 T3 Turkey Red Frank Baker (Checklist back)
  • Auction Preview

    US Auction #3

    The upcoming Antiquarian Auctions sale includes vintage books and manuscripts. Also offered are several artistic works, portraits, photographs, and other ephemera of interest to the book-minded collector. Leading the auction are original typescripts of articles and items related to Winston Churchill (also known as “Churchilliana”). One item of interest is…

    2 N.Y. 1939 WORLD'S FAIR DECORATIVE SILK HEAD SCARFS
  • Auction Industry

    Preston Evans has a colossal four-day auction event planned for Sept. 4-7 at the Big Peach Antiques Mall in Byron, Ga.

    Offered will be toys, Popeye collectibles, advertising, movie posters, petroliana, jukeboxes, arcade games, slots, magic memorabilia, Coca-Cola items, more. Items belonging to Preston Evans’s longtime friend Buddy Austin, recently deceased, will be sold, to include his beloved 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air and a collection of vintage motorcycles. BYRON, GEORGIA, UNITED…

    Preston Evans has a colossal four-day auction event planned for Sept. 4-7 at the Big Peach Antiques Mall in Byron, Ga.
  • Auction Preview

    TCM Presents ... California Dreaming

    Though there are many cultural touchstones in the upcoming California Dreaming auction, offered by Bonhams, the sale is anchored by items from Hollywood. One of the notable film props up for bid is a Saint Christopher medallion worn by Elvis Presley in the hit film Jailhouse Rock (1957). The lot…

    GERALD F. BROMMER (CALIFORNIA, B.1927) Ending from: 12 Aug
  • Auction Preview

    Disneyland: The First 65 Years - Day 1

    Two years before the release of Sleeping Beauty (1959), Walt Disney was already preparing for an attraction dedicated to the animated movie at Disneyland. One of Disney’s main concerns with what would become the Sleeping Beauty Castle Walkthrough was the empty space inside. To solve this, he asked animator Eyvind…

    Mark Twain Life Preserver