13 Posts

Category: Folk Art

  • Exhibitions

    Museum of Russian Icons reopens July 17 with two new exhibitions

    CLINTON, MA– The Museum of Russian Icons will be reopening on Friday, July 17 with two new exhibitions: The Long Way Home: A Photographic Journey with Gordon Lankton, featuring 40 stunning photographs from the museum founder’s life-changing mid-20th century motorcycle adventure from Germany to Japan; andTradition & Opulence: Easter in Imperial Russia, an…

    Museum of Russian Icons reopens July 17 with two new exhibitions
  • Auction Result

    Freeman’s Americana Auction Confirms Market Strength for American-Made Objects

    Freeman’s announced the results of its April 28 & April 29 online auctions of American Furniture, Folk & Decorative Arts. Together, the back-to-back sales totaled just shy of $975,000. Both sales elicited the participation of a sizable number of new bidders and ultimately exceeded expectations, nearly reaching their pre-sale high estimates. On April…

    Freeman’s Americana Auction Confirms Market Strength for American-Made Objects
  • Auction Result

    New Fashioned Ways, Old Fashioned Results at Skinner

    Virtual auction “rooms” packed with bidders competing from the safety and comfort of their homes on a few early New England spring days drove a $1.28M result for two highly successful online auctions of American Furniture and Decorative Arts which closed on www.skinnerinc.com on April 13th and 15th. Overall, bidders embraced the…

    New Fashioned Ways, Old Fashioned Results at Skinner
  • Auction Industry

    Sunset View by Albert Bierstadt highlights Doyle’s Online-Only Auction of American Paintings, Furniture & Decorative Arts

    Doyle's online-only auction of American Paintings, Furniture & Decorative Arts on Tuesday, April 21 is the firm's premier venue for American paintings of the 19th and early 20th centuries. Showcased are numerous fine examples of Hudson River, Western and regional landscapes; portraiture; marine paintings and still lifes. Albert Bierstadt (1830-1902), Sunset over…

    Sunset View by Albert Bierstadt highlights Doyle’s Online-Only Auction of American Paintings, Furniture & Decorative Arts
  • Auction Preview

    Ringling College Benefit Auction Day 1

    A portion of the proceeds from the upcoming two-day auction, presented by Sarasota Estate Auction, will go to the Ringling College of Art and Design in Sarasota, Florida. The first day of the sale will highlight both fine art and ethnographic art. Among the key lots is an oil painting…

    Rare African Chokwe Pwo Mask, Angola- DR Congo
  • Auction Preview

    Early Spring Estates & Collections Auction

    Pablo Picasso, a painter, printmaker, sculptor, and ceramics artist, was an influential figure in 20th-century art. Picasso was among the pioneers of Cubism, in which he broke apart his subjects and reassembled them in an abstracted form. One of Picasso’s portraits of his wife Jacqueline is highlighted in the upcoming…

    ROBERT THIEN, ORCHID II STILL LIFE PHOTOGRAPH
  • Auction Preview

    Living Contemporary

    The upcoming Living Contemporary auction, offered by Rago, features a collection of mid-century furniture, folk art, fine art, industrial ephemera, and vintage advertising signs. Among the highlights of the sale are works by German-American graphic artist and designer Tommi Parzinger. The 20th-century designer was considered a key creator of the Hollywood…

    Diederick Kraaijeveld, Skull-Vanitas
  • Auction Preview

    The Joseph Pytka Collection of New Mexico Art & Artifacts

    This February, the upcoming Joseph Pytka Collection of New Mexico Art & Artifacts sale, presented by Santa Fe Art Auction, offers a variety of fine art, decorative art, and furniture. The auction compiles items from several recognized artists and brands, including Tiffany Studios and Antonio Molleno, as well as from…

    Zia, Large Polychrome Storage Jar, ca. 1930
  • Auction Preview

    February 15th Exceptional Estates Auction

    Peter Max is known for his brightly colored Pop Art paintings, which are often described as psychedelic. Blackwell Auctions showcases paintings by Peter Max in the upcoming Exceptional Estates Auction. Highlighted among them is an acrylic painting titled Umbrella Man in Blue III from his Umbrella Man series. The auction…

    KOMAI Kyoto 19C Meiji Censer Inlaid Iron
  • Auction Preview

    Rebirth of the Cool: Collectible Pop, Contemporary and Street Art: No Buyer's Premium

    Al Diaz was part of the first generation of New York City subway graffiti artists. Even though Diaz's style has evolved, he still uses iconography from the NYC subway system to make his point. In the upcoming Rebirth of the Cool: Collectible Pop, Contemporary, and Street Art auction, offered by…

    Hudson Valley 19c Painting
  • Auction Preview

    The Fall Sale

    William Paxton (1869 – 1941), an American painter and instructor, is widely recognized for employing a technique called "binocular vision" to his paintings. Only one area of his compositions were in focus, whereas the remaining appeared blurred. The upcoming auction, The Fall Sale, presented by Eldred's Auction, will feature Paxton’s…

    ORIENTAL RUG: DOOR SURROUND 5'0 x 1'10"
  • Auction Preview

    Antique and Collectible Gun, Sword, Folk Art & Dress Canes

    Dress canes have become a symbol of power, strength, and social prestige. Though canes were first used in ancient times as weapons, they now are used for the opera, theatre, or another black-tie events. In contrast, a gun cane is a walking cane with a firearm built into it. These…

    German Rifle Gun Cane
  • Auction Preview

    Fine Books & Manuscripts

    From vintage tomes to illustration art, the upcoming Fine Books & Manuscripts sale presented by Potter & Potter Auctions includes a wide variety of printed works. Over 600 items are on offer, including books, posters, photographs, paintings, and more. The leading lot is noted equally for its physical characteristics and…

    Fine Books & Manuscripts