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Category: Fine Art

  • Auction Industry

    Swann Galleries Presents Second Annual Auction of LGBTQ+ History and Culture

    August Auction to Benefit NYC LGBT Historic Sites Project Following the success of their inaugural Pride Sale in June of 2019, Swann Galleries will offer the upcoming LGBTQ+ Art, Material Culture, & History auction on August 13th, 2020. Nearly 300 lots will be presented, including key pieces from Robert Mapplethorpe,…

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    First Open

    Artist Simon Hantaï was known for his folded canvas paintings. Though Hantaï was briefly associated with the Surrealists, he eventually broke from the group to pursue gestural abstraction. This pursuit fueled years of experimentation, eventually leading to a breakthrough with his Pliage paintings. These works were created by folding the…

    Kenny Scharf (b. 1958) Black Rubble
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    Vintage & Contemporary Decorative Arts & Furnishings

    European furniture manufactured in the 1750s and 60s was popularly basketed under the Chippendale style. This type of furniture harmoniously blended three different design orientations: Gothic, Modern (Rococo), and Chinese. In a time when furniture trends were only named after monarchs, the Chippendale was the first-ever to find an identity…

    Five glass vases to include pair of amethyst Mary Gregory vases, pair of red Mary Gregory case glass vases having scene with boy holding a balloon
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    Shaker Collections

    Historically, self-sustaining Shaker communities were skilled in simple and elegant carpentry. Shaker furniture, with its minimalistic lines, was designed to be functional rather than decorative. Over 180 Shaker and Shaker-related lots will be offered by Skinner in the upcoming auction. The Shaker style can be best seen in cabinets with…

    Shaker Yellow-painted Berry Pail
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    LGBTQ+ Art, Material Culture & History

    Much of Swann Galleries’ second annual auction highlighting the art, material culture, and history of the LGBTQ+ community contains items from the 20th century. There are also a few lots from the 19th century, including a pair of Oscar Wilde autographs, an albumen print of Wilde, and a portrait of…

    MARIETTE LYDIS (1887-1970)
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    Phillips Debuts Articker, a New Data-Driven Art Market Intelligence Tool

    Phillips has announced the debut of Articker, a groundbreaking proprietary technology product that aggregates open-source data on artists and artworks, providing unique insights into emerging market trends.  Developed in partnership between Phillips’ digital team and Articker, the platform will provide Phillips clients with unprecedented visibility on emerging trends in the art…

    Phillips Debuts Articker, a New Data-Driven Art Market Intelligence Tool
  • Exhibitions

    John Kissick’s Unveils His Solo Exhibition, ‘too near the bone’

    In spite of lockdown measures, artists like John Kissick have been creating work and finding new and exciting ways to exhibit. TORONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA, August 7, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ -- Canadian artist John Kissick’s exhibition, too near the bone, was on display at Gallery House In Toronto from July 10th –…

    John Kissicks Unveils His Solo Exhibition, too near the bone
  • Auction House

    California Auction House Offers Free Online Auction Appraisals

    Michaan’s Auctions, a leading full-service auction house on the West Coast. ALAMEDA, CA, USA, August 7, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ -- California Auction House Offers Free Online Auction Appraisals Michaan’s Auctions, a leading full-service auction house on the West Coast, offers free online auction appraisals of antiques, fine art, furniture, Asian art…

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    An Eclectic Collection and Mid Century Sale

    “When I held a lithographic stone or a copperplate in my hand I thought I was touching a talisman,” Marc Chagall once expressed. An early Modernist artist, Chagall worked in mediums ranging from prints and lithographs to paintings and drawings. Chagall started making lithographs in 1922 to create dreamy scenes…

    Patrick Mavros Elephant Sterling Silver Ashtray
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    Kelton Collection Leads Eldred’s Annual Marine Sale August 13

    East Dennis, Mass. – Eldred’s annual summer Marine Sale is highlighted this year by the Kelton Collection of Marine Art and Artifacts, a wide cross-section of paintings, ship models and rare navigational instruments amassed by California businessman Richard Kelton over a 30-year period. The annual auction, believed to be the only dedicated marine…

    Kelton Collection Leads Eldreds Annual Marine Sale August 13
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    New York City Estate Auction

    Buddhist sculpture has long been part of China’s history, dating back to the second century BCE. The initial representations were not human forms but rather empty seats, footprints, trees, or domes. The human form sculptures began during the fourth century CE. One of the highlights of the upcoming New York…

    Renaissance Revival Alabaster Dresser Box
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    Phillips' exclusive partnership with technology firm Articker set to transform art business intelligence

    Amoako Boafo (b.1984), The Lemon Bathing Suit, signed, inscribed and dated 'AMOAKO M BOAFO 2019 KING' centre right, oil on unstretched canvas, 205.7 x 193 cm (80 7/8 x 75 7/8 in.) Painted in 2019. Estimate £30,000 - 50,000. Result £675,000. Image courtesy of Phillips. NEW YORK, NY.- Today, Phillips announces the debut…

    Phillips exclusive partnership with technology firm Articker set to transform art business intelligence
  • Press Release

    Phillips Announces Exclusive Partnership with Technology Firm Articker, Set to Transform Art Business Intelligence

    Phillips Debuts Data-Driven Research Feature, Providing Unique Insights into Market Trends and Advanced Intelligence on Artists and Artworks  Julie Curtiss, Princess, oil on canvas, 2016, debut work by artist sold at Phillps in 2019 for $106,250, more than fifteen times the low estimate of$6,000. Articker has shown that Curtiss’s media presence has…

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  • Exhibitions

    Tradition & Opulence: Easter in Imperial Russia at the Museum of Russian Icons

    On view at the Museum of Russian Icons through October 25, 2020, Tradition & Opulence: Easter in Imperial Russia, is an exhibition of nearly 200 objects recreating the splendor of Easter celebrations during the last days of the Tsars. From the jeweled creations of Fabergé to humble wood carvings, Russia's greatest artists,…

    Tradition & Opulence Easter in Imperial Russia at the Museum of Russian Icons
  • Auction Industry

    Early rock concert posters from Estate of Perry Pfeffer, owner of Postercade, to be auctioned Aug. 14

    Rare and important Bob Dylan poster for Nov. 3, 1963 show produced by Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) at University Regent Theater, Syracuse, New York. Estimate $3,000-$5,000. SOUTHAMPTON, PA.- It’s far out, man. Stephenson’s August 14 auction of rock concert posters from the Estate of Perry Pfeffer will take you on a trip…

    Early rock concert posters from Estate of Perry Pfeffer, owner of Postercade, to be auctioned Aug. 14
  • Exhibitions

    Recruiting for Utopia: Print and the Imagination Opens Next Month at Fruitlands Museum

    Boston & Harvard, MA – Shana Dumont Garr and Fruitlands Museum have announced their newest exhibition, Recruiting for Utopia: Print and the Imagination, opening to the public September 5, 2020 and running through March 2021. Recruiting for Utopia considers the influence of printed matter on Utopian thought in 1840s New England and encompasses both historical…

    Recruiting for Utopia Print and the Imagination Opens Next Month at Fruitlands Museum
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    Luxe Boutique Auction

    Available in the upcoming LUXE: Fine Art & Branded Luxury auction, presented by Palm Beach Modern Auction, is a life-size sculpture by artist George Segal. His works often drew inspiration from his own body and the people around him. The featured piece shows a man resting his head on his…

    Pair of Large Murano Lamps, Manner of Alberto Dona
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    Online Only Decorative Arts

    A collotype print of Andrew Wyeth’s The Reefer is one of the highlighted lots in the upcoming Luxe Boutique Auction, presented by Pook & Pook, Inc. In the piece, a man wearing a reefer jacket walks down the stairs. In front of the figure, the viewer can observe rays of…

    Adrian Martinez pair of oil on board portraits
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    Artist to Know: Katherine Bradford

    Paintings from Contemporary Artist Come Under the Hammer with Barridoff Galleries When asked to describe her work in three words, American artist Katherine Bradford chose “sparkly peopled landscapes.” Taken at face value, this description is accurate. Bradford, though considered a fixture of both the New York and Maine art scenes,…

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  • Auction Result

    Belle Epoque icons Mucha and Toulouse-Lautrec prevail in Poster Auctions International's Rare Posters Auction, July 21st

    Poster Auctions International’s (PAI) second sale of the year, July 21st, finished at $1.3 million in sales. Auction LXXXI proved an ongoing passion for posters The great mythologizer of Montmartre, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, maintained his appeal to bidders. His 1894 Eldorado / Aristide Bruant changed hands for $78,000. NEW YORK…

    Belle Epoque icons Mucha and Toulouse-Lautrec prevail in Poster Auctions Internationals Rare Posters Auction July 21st