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Category: Sculptures and Carvings

  • Art Industry

    The Association for the Study of Jewelry & Related Arts Announces First Webinar

    The Association for the Study of Jewelry & Related Arts (ASJRA) has announced it will sponsor its first virtual lecture on June 7 at 2 p.m. ET. Seeing in Silver: The Jewelry, Objects and Sculpture of Michael Galmer will be the topic of the lecture given by ASJRA co-Director Elyse Zorn…

    The Association for the Study of Jewelry & Related Arts Announces First Webinar
  • Auction Preview

    The Ed McHugh Railroadiana Collection, Session II

    Peter Helck rose to fame with his automobile and train illustrations. Helck began painting at a young age, eventually creating more than 600 illustrations and advertisements in his career. The second session of the upcoming Ed McHugh Railroadiana Collection sale includes one of Helck’s works. This painting, offered by Dirk…

    A 19TH CENTURY MOLDED ZINC FIGURE OF AN AMERICAN EAGLE
  • Art Industry

    The ATADA Online Show & Sale - Spring 2020

    See the Finest, Authentic Native American and Tribal Art from around the world without leaving your house. The Authentic Tribal Art Dealers Association (ATADA) announces the Spring 2020 ATADA Online Sale opening May 20, 2020. Find a wide variety of vintage and contemporary Native art from over 40 knowledgeable, vetted…

    The ATADA Online Show & Sale - Spring 2020
  • Auction Industry

    Neue Auctions' online Pandemic Relief Auction, May 30th, will benefit antiques and arts dealers in Ohio

    Neue Auctions has scheduled a Pandemic Relief Auction for Saturday, May 30th, at 11 am Eastern time, in an effort to support local antiques and fine arts dealers in and around the Cleveland area. The online auction will consist of many "old new-stock" antiques, decorative art, fine art and jewelry, all…

    Neue Auctions' online Pandemic Relief Auction, May 30th, will benefit antiques and arts dealers in Ohio
  • Auction Preview

    Antiquities | Asian | Ethnographic Art

    Jaguars were considered divine felines in the ancient Americas, often shown as a deity in pre-Columbian myths and legends. They were also used as a symbol of power and kingship. Influential figures often added the jaguar epithet to their names to associate themselves with this power. Highlighted in the upcoming…

    Large Marajoara Ceramic Decorated Urn, ex-Eugene Lions
  • Auction Industry

    Five for Friday: Rago Arts and Auction's May 20th 20 | 21 Sale

    Photo by Rago Arts and Auction. Rago Arts and Auction's upcoming event offers a mix of works from well-known, as well as emerging artists from the 20th and 21st centuries. Auction Daily spoke with Fine Art Specialist Lauren Bradley to learn more about highlights from this sale, as well as…

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  • Auction Industry

    African-American Fine Art at Auction June 4 with Standout Works from the Last Two Centuries

    New York—Swann Galleries is set to offer a sale of African-American Fine Art on Thursday, June 4 with works spanning from the nineteenth century through the modern era. The sale was postponed due to Covid-19 and will be held live online by the house. As the earliest work in the sale Edward M. Bannister’s serene circa…

    Lot 143-Amos
  • Auction Industry

    The Sculptures of “Heretic, Blasphemer” León Ferrari: Know Before You Bid

    Akiba Antiques brings to auction two Ferrari steel sculptures on May 19th Artist León Ferrari made many powerful enemies due to his critiques on the Vietnam War, the government of his native Argentina, and the Catholic Church. “I really like your artistic anti-[Lyndon] Johnson pop projects," wrote Spanish poet Rafael…

    The Sculptures of “Heretic, Blasphemer” León Ferrari Know Before You Bid-2
  • Auction Preview

    American & Brilliant Period Cut Glass Auction

    Cut glass can be traced back to 1,500 B.C. Egyptian vessels. In the United States, the first glassmaking factory was established in at Jamestown, Virginia in 1608. However, it was not until 1876 at the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia that American brilliant-cut glass garnered attention. By the end of the…

    (4) Tumblers, Brilliant Period, Green Cut to Clear
  • Auction Industry

    Nye & Company's online-only Estate Treasures Auction May 27-28 is for those with a passion for fine and decorative arts

    The late spring auction offers an eclectic mix of fine and decorative arts with a focus on modern art and traditional European and American furniture. Keith Haring (American, 1958-1990), Untitled (Subway Drawing), chalk on two joined sheets of paper, executed circa 1982-1984. A late spring auction just after Memorial Day…

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  • Auction Industry

    Two Mid-May Auctions on Tap at Eldred's

    East Dennis, Mass. – Eldred’s will hold two consecutive days of auctions this month, with a Fine and Decorative Art Auction on Thursday, May 14, and a “Summer Living” auction on Friday, May 15. Both feature a range of paintings and other fine art, furniture, Oriental rugs and decorative items. The Fine…

    TWO MID-MAY AUCTIONS ON TAP AT ELDRED’S
  • Auction Preview

    California Estates & Chinese Antiques

    Zhang Daqian, a 20th-century Chinese artist, spent years studying the works of the ancient masters. His early career was defined by meticulous forgeries, especially emulating the Ming-Qing Individualists. Zhang learned many lessons from his early works and incorporated them into his later calligraphy and lotus paintings. An example of his…

    California Estates & Chinese Antiques
  • Auction Preview

    Spring Major Fine Art and Asian Auction

    Felicie Waldo Howell was best known for her marine landscapes. Her early works captured interiors and nature scenes. The upcoming Spring Major Fine Art and Asian Auction, presented by Sarasota Estate Auction, features an oil painting titled Washington Square by Howell. The Impressionist palette painting is an example of her…

    Spring Major Fine Art and Asian Auction Sarasota Estate Auction
  • Auction Industry

    Toomey & Co. to offer 17 Oak Park Art League paintings in 'Interiors' auction on May 6

    Linen Fold desk lamp: octagonal shade on a Graduate base, #558. Estimate $3,000-5,000. OAK PARK, IL.- During the Interiors auction on Wednesday, May 6, 2020, Toomey & Co. Auctioneers will offer over 600 lots of fine and decorative artwork, sculpture, early 20th century and modern furniture, art pottery, lighting, silver, jewelry, and more…

    Toomey & Co. to offer 17 Oak Park Art League paintings in 'Interiors' auction on May 6
  • Exhibitions

    'High Water Mark': Climate Activist-Artist Mira Lehr Champions Nature in Exhibit Online From Mennello Museum of American Art

    Mira Lehr, one of the art world’s pioneer climate activists, honors her 50th anniversary of championing nature with "High Water Mark" at the Mennello Museum of American Art. The museum's new online art resources feature fun and creative digital tools for parents and children staying at home for social distancing. Mira…

    'High Water Mark' Climate Activist-Artist Mira Lehr Champions Nature in Exhibit Online From Mennello Museum of American Art1
  • Auction Preview

    NHADA Dealers Relief Auction

    The blankets and rugs woven by the Navajo people of the Four Corners region of the United States are particularly known for their quality standards. Legend states that the ‘Spider-woman,’ a deity worshipped by the Navajo people, was the one who taught them how to weave. The Pueblo Indians, who…

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  • Artists

    Artist to Know: Harry Bertoia

    Sonambient Sculpture Available in Upcoming Spring Sale Harry Bertoia. Image from the Harry Bertoia Foundation. Though most frequently recognized for his Modernist furniture, Harry Bertoia also designed sculpture, jewelry, and screenprints. He was raised in Friuli, Italy, before immigrating to the United States at the age of 15. Once there,…

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  • Art Fairs

    Becca Hoffman to Lead Intersect Art and Design: Art Aspen, SOFA Chicago, and Art Palm Springs

    Intersect Art and Design announces the appointment of Becca Hoffman as Managing Director. Hoffman will oversee the three art fairs in Intersect’s portfolio: Art Aspen, SOFA Chicago, and Art Palm Springs. Hoffman, who for the past seven years was Director of the Outsider Art Fair, comes to Intersect with decades…

    Becca Hoffman to Lead Intersect Art and Design Art Aspen, SOFA Chicago, and Art Palm Springs
  • Auction Result

    Hundreds of Decorative Arts & Design fans join Lyon & Turnbull's auction from comfort of homes

    Thomas Whalen (1903-1975) marble panel, Dancing Figures, c.1930, marble panel, inscribed with monogram. Sold for £13,125. Auction record for the artist. EDINBURGH.-Lyon & Turnbull held a remarkably successful sale of 19th and 20th century works of art on April 1 – the firm’s first using the ‘live online’ format. Although held…

    Hundreds of Decorative Arts & Design fans join Lyon & Turnbull's auction from comfort of homes
  • Auction Preview

    Style: Furniture, Silver, Ceramics

    This April, Sotheby's offers a variety of vintage furniture, silver collectibles, and ceramics from as early as the 16th century. One highlighted piece of furniture is a pair of kingwood and Chinese lacquer bookcases. The pair was created through the combined effort of father-son duo Jean-Charles and Claude-Charles Saunier around…

    A CONTINENTAL PORCELAIN RABBIT TUREEN AND COVER, 19TH CENTURY