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Category: Folk Art

  • Auction Preview

    Shooting Gallery Targets, Folk Art, Americana

    The World’s Greatest Shooting Gallery Target Auction, offered by Dirk Soulis Auctions, contains a selection of items from the Tucker Collection, including furniture and accessories, folk art, Americana, and early 20th-century iron shooting gallery targets. Most of the latter still retain their original paint. One of the targets up for…

    THE ONLY KNOWN MANGELS 'ROWDY' LIGHT-UP GALLERY TARGET
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    Fine and Decorative Arts: Day 1

    Ed Ruscha is a multi-talented American artist known for his word paintings. As a child, Ruscha wanted to become a cartoonist and received training from artists such as Emerson Woelffer and Robert Irwin. In the1970s, Ruscha, along with fellow artists Jenny Holzer and Barbara Kruger, began incorporating written phrases in…

    Andy Warhol George Gershwin Screenprint
  • Auction Industry

    Items From NYC Estate Of Lucy Jarvis And Others Featured in Schwenke Auctioneers September 20th Auction

    On Sunday, September 20th at 1:00PM Schwenke Auctioneers will hold its Autumn Fine Estates Auction with an offering of over 600 lots from estates and collectors, with diverse and eclectic prime items in many categories. The sale features one hundred twenty-five lots of Asian and European fine and decorative arts from the…

    Items From NYC Estate Of Lucy Jarvis And Others Featured in Schwenke Auctioneers September 20th Auction
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    The Jerry and Cathy Mueller Collection

    Drummers were considered an essential part of the American Civil War. Beyond regulating the marching of soldiers, drums worked as communication devices in camps and on battlefields. Each drum call was assigned a specific task. Army men were mandated to learn these drum calls to aid non-verbal communication during the…

    AN ELGIN IRON ROOSTER WINDMILL WEIGHT IN ORIGINAL PAINT
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    Underground & Ultracontemporary Art

    Angelo Cricchi is an Italian artist known for his fashion photography. After leaving a career as a professional athlete to pursue art, Cricchi began to explore the influence of literature and history. In 2009, after the Gloomy Sunday at MAK (Wien) exhibition, his sophisticated and stylized portraits of women became…

    MR. KLEVRA (Rome, 1978)
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    Glow Gala Art Auction

    Justin Hayward is a renowned portrait painter and professor at Casper College. As a child, Hayward attended church with his family and disturbed his younger brother. To distract Hayward, his parents gave him a sketchbook, setting him on his artistic journey. Initially inclined toward animation, the Michigan artist later shifted…

    Mark Paxton, Persephone (Crabapple Series #2)
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    Traditional Decorative Arts Pieces with a Modern Twist

    Stash by Lee Stanton’s upcoming Traditional Decorative Arts Pieces with a Modern Twist auction offers a selection of decorative art that combines traditional craftsmanship with modern designs. A glazed vase from the British studio pottery movement will be featured in the event. The British studio pottery movement was founded by…

    GLAZED POT
  • Auction Industry

    Freeman's announces return of the Pennsylvania Sale

    The Pennsylvania Sale is a tribute to the entire region—its history, people, and the art and objects they made, used, and cherished. PHILADELPHIA, PA.- On Wednesday, October 28th, Freeman’s will hold its renowned Pennsylvania Sale. This returning event showcases the development of craftsmanship in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Wharton Esherick furniture from the…

    Freemans announces return of the Pennsylvania Sale
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    Trespassing

    Brian Donnelly, who works professionally as KAWS, is an American artist whose figurative cast sculptures bridge the distance between fine and commercial art. KAWS formerly worked as a freelance animator for 101 Dalmatians. He also worked as a night graffiti artist, and these illegal paintings created a framework for his…

    KATHERINE BERNHARDT (B.1975)
  • People

    Joshua Rose joins Santa Fe Art Auction

    Rose spent the last fifteen years with International Artist Publishing where he served as the Editor for American Art Collector, Western Art Collector, American Fine Art and Native American Art Magazines. SANTA FE, NM.-The Santa Fe Art Auction has named Joshua Rose as its new Senior Vice President. Rose will assist…

    Joshua Rose joins Santa Fe Art Auction
  • 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
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    The Kolar Collection

    This August, Skinner is set to offer items ranging from carvings to porcelain in the upcoming Kolar Collection auction. One of the standout lots is an early 19th-century tall case clock. With an angel at the top, the piece has a glazed tombstone door that opens to a wooden dial.…

    Slip-decorated Glazed Redware Plate
  • Exhibitions

    Starry Eyed...Enjoy Variations of Quilting's Most Historic Design

    The variations seem endless among star designs that have emerged from quilters' minds and hands since the mid-18th century.  EXTRAORDINARY MONUMENTAL STARBURST WITH SATELLITE STARS QUILTFISHER HERITAGE While the Star of Bethlehem is perhaps the most familiar, consisting of eight pieced 'arms' created in different ways, there are myriad stars…

    Starry Eyed...Enjoy Variations of Quilting's Most Historic Design
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    Fine Western & American Art

    Representing a new generation of painters capturing the American West is Logan Maxwell Hagege, a Los Angeles-based contemporary artist. His works reimagine traditional Western motifs in an angular, modern style. “It’s my vision of the world; that’s where it starts and that’s where it ends,” he has stated. A 2017…

    Bonnie Marris (b. 1951)- Picnic (2020)
  • 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
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    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
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    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