15 Posts

Category: Tribal Art

  • Auction Preview

    Rare Yoruba Tribal Sculptures Will Go Under the Hammer on October 26

    Yoruba and Dogon tribal sculptures are available in the upcoming Connoisseur's Collection: African Tribal Art sale, presented by 500 Gallery this October. The Yoruba people, one of Nigeria’s three main ethnic groups, are renowned for being among Africa's most skilled craftspeople. A sculpted House Post with Queen created by the…

    House Post with Queen, Yoruba People, Nigeria
  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    Artemis Gallery announces May 19 boutique auction of expertly curated antiquities, ethnographica and fine art

    Featured: Hollywood Hills collection of Picasso pottery & artist-signed Rookwood vases BOULDER, Colo. – On Thursday, May 19, Artemis Gallery will auction a very special collection of fine art from the Hollywood Hills that includes coveted Picasso and Rookwood ceramics. This lively private collection is a featured highlight of the…

  • Auction Result, Press Release

    Nadeau's Auction Gallery's Annual New Year's Day Event Welcomes 2022 With Over $2.7M In Sales

    This signature sale featured over 700 lots of fine, decorative, contemporary, and tribal art; silver, watches, and jewelry; and furnishings and rugs - many from premier East Coast estates. Windsor, CT, January 5, 2022 - Nadeau's Auction Gallery, Connecticut's largest and fastest growing auction house, is excited to announce the…

    Nadeaus Auction Gallerys Annual New Years Day Event
  • Auction Preview

    Skinner Offers Rapa Nui Moai Sculpture and Other Important Artifacts

    The Rapa Nui Indigenous Polynesian people make up a significant percentage of the population of Easter Island and mainland Chile. For most of their income and livelihood, the Rapa Nui depend on tourism, with the main attraction being their giant sculptures called moai. These sculptures resemble human figures and represent…

    Rapa Nui Male Figure, Moai Kavakava
  • Auction Industry

    Benin Bronzes and the Auction World: Past, Present, and Future

    Movements to repatriate the Benin Bronzes have been around since British soldiers forcibly took the works from their homeland in 1897. Almost nothing has changed in over a century. However, activism rekindled in recent years. Greater awareness of history paired with the rising global movement for racial justice has pushed…

  • Auction Preview

    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)
  • Auction Industry

    500 Gallery will hold the first in a series of online African tribal art auctions on Wednesday, Sept. 30

    FRANKLIN, Mass. – 500 Gallery will make a brief departure from its core business of fine art originals and attributions with the first in a series of all-tribal art auctions, online-only, on Wednesday, September 30th, at 5:30 pm Eastern time. The sale features African tribal sculptures and masks from the…

    500 Gallery will hold the first in a series of online African tribal art auctions on Wednesday, Sept. 30
  • Auction Preview

    American + European Art

    The sculpture titled Crest of the Wave exemplifies the most important period in the career of Harriet Whitney Frishmuth, an often-overlooked American sculptor of the early 20th century. Her work represents the influence of the New York dance scene. The standing pose of the available figure also reflects the artist’s…

    After Frederic Remington, The Mountain Man
  • 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 Preview

    No Reserve Discovery Auction

    By the 1930s, Disney’s Mickey and Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, and Clarabelle Cow were made into collectible dolls, puppets, and figurines. The characters were featured on lunch boxes, handkerchiefs, and backpacks as well. Whitley’s Auctioneers, in their upcoming No Reserve Discovery Auction, will present a selection of Disneyana figurines, paintings,…

  • Auction Preview

    Home and Interiors Auction Day 1, 121819

    Sculpted of aluminum and measuring seven feet tall, Manuel Carbonell’s sculpture of two mythological tritons and a nymph is highlighted in the upcoming auction presented by Whitley’s Auctioneers. The first day of the Home and Interiors Auction offers fine and decorative art, glasswork, and collectibles. The sculpture at auction was…

    Home and Interiors Auction Day 1
  • Auction Preview

    Ethnographic Art: American Indian, Pre-Columbian and Tribal Art Signature Auction

    Highlighting a range of American Indian, pre-Columbian, and tribal artwork, Heritage Auctions will present the upcoming Ethnographic Art auction. The sale features a sculpture of a Nayarit village with pole flyers that dates back to 250 BC - 250 AD. The scene shows a millennia-old religious ritual performed to restore…

    Ethnographic Art: American Indian, Pre-Columbian and Tribal Art Signature Auction
  • Auction Preview

    Ethnographic Art: American Indian, Pre-Columbian and Tribal Art

    A Large Diquis Gold Pendant c. 700-1400 AD, a magnificent Nazca Cushma c. 200-500 AD, and a rare Olmec Mask c. 300-500 BC headlines a trove of Pre-Columbian art featured in Heritage Auctions’ Ethnographic Art: American Indian, Pre-Columbian and Tribal Auction June 25 in Dallas, Texas. The auction also includes…

  • Auction Preview

    Modern Art and Design

    This ongoing Modern Art and Design auction offered by Palm Beach Modern Auctions, which began on May 29th and will conclude on June 9th, includes a diverse collection of work representing the 20th century. Both decorative and fine arts, as well as furniture, are represented in this auction. Among the…

    PR-205 Modern Art & Design
  • Fine Art

    Influence of Ethnic Art in Europe

    The number of objects and the establishment of museums dedicated to Ethnic Art led artists from the emerging avant-garde, at the beginning of the 20th Century, to focus on the expressiveness of objects from Black Africa. Henri Matisse and Pablo Picasso were some of the first artists who were seduced…