16 Press Releases

Tag: 20th Century Art

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    Fine & Decorative Art

    Broward Auction Gallery presents over 400 pieces of fine and decorative art in their upcoming auction. An untitled abstract painting by Esteban Vicente is one of the featured lots. Vicente moved to New York City from Spain in 1939, where he met and was influenced by notable Abstract Expressionists Willem…

    Loet Vanderveen bronze figure
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    Mario Buatta: Prince of Interiors

    Interior designer Mario Buatta was well-known in the circles of the rich and famous, designing for the likes of Mariah Carey, Barbara Walters, and Malcolm Forbes. He made an industry breakthrough when he designed for the President’s Blair House guest quarters in Washington, D.C. Buatta’s fondness for chintz and over-the-top…

    Mario Buatta: Prince of Interiors
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    20th Century, Modern & Contemporary Fine Art

    Artist Richard Estes was given a Kodak camera when he was eight years old. His early exposure to cameras inspired him to produce photo-realistic paintings throughout his career. Included in the upcoming 20th Century Modern & Contemporary Fine Art auction, presented by Stair Galleries, is a painting by Estes during…

    20th Century, Modern & Contemporary Fine Art
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    African-American Fine Art

    In Swann Auction Galleries’ upcoming African American Fine Art auction, some of the greatest African American artists of the 20th century will take center stage. A pulsing and varied celebration of black culture, this sale is packed with examples of folk art, fine art, and everything in between.  Henry Ossawa…

    African-American Fine Art
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    Contemporary Glass featuring Dan Dailey: From the Barbara Tarleton Collection

    Single-artist profiles are truly unlike other auctions, giving the viewer an unparalleled glimpse into that artist’s development and individual career. A segment of Rago’s upcoming Contemporary Glass Auction features the work of Dan Dailey. It is a comprehensive profile of Dailey’s works collected by the artist’s mother.  One of his…

    Rago
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    A Mid Summer Buy Now Sale Event of Mid-20th Century Furniture, Collectibles & More

    Some auctions present lots from one country or civilization, while others, such as the Midsummer Buy Now Sale presented by Ambianic, offer pieces from all over the world. Ambianic specializes in mid-20th-century art, and their midsummer auction is no exception.  One of the most distinctive collectibles is a British lighter…

    Ambianic Mid Century Collectibles
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    Mass Modern

    In the 20th Century, designers such as Ico Parisi, Alexander Girard, and Charles and Ray Eames, reminded people that art need not simply be displayed in a frame, it can appear in everyday objects. The Mass Modern auction, presented by Wright, offers the work of the Eames partners, Parisi, Girard,…

    Arne Jacobsen, Egg chair
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    Mid-Summer Fine Art and Photography Sale

    Modern art’s influence within the last century has been infectious, to say the least. Classical realism began to fade with the rise of impressionism, opening the floodgates to an entirely new generation of artistic forms and styles. The 20th century and contemporary art are on full display in the upcoming…

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    Friday Afternoon at Stair

    Find the next work of decorative art, for home and office, in the upcoming Friday Afternoon auction offered by Stair. From portraits for the mantle, flatware for the kitchen, carpets for the den, and furniture, this auction features works appropriate for any living space worth decorating. The lots include antique…

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    Emporium Auctions

    Calendars are marked for Brunk Auctions' upcoming Emporium Auction. Reasons include Asian works of art and favorites like a young boy feeding a rooster who decorates a pair of Chinese rose cups, Kangxi the emperor marked six gilt black and cobalt blue Chinese vases, and beautiful Buddhist calligraphy on two…

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    Fine Furniture, Decorative Arts and Silver Online Only

    Historic and elegant furniture are the clear highlights of Hindman’s upcoming Fine Furniture, Decorative Arts and Silver Online Only auction.  The available items track the development of dominant decorative styles, particularly in Britain and America, as well as their historical roots in ancient and pre-modern works.  Furniture is not the…

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    The Art of Expedition: The Works of George Swanson

    Experience the works of George Swanson (1908-1968) in the upcoming auction, “The Art of Expedition: The Works of George Swanson” offered by Sotheby’s. Many of the lots in this auction originate from the personal collection of prolific ornithologist and marine biologist Charles William Beebe (1877-1962). Swanson’s works feature detailed depictions…

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    Picasso Prints and Ceramics Online

    One of the most influential artists of all time, Pablo Picasso created hundreds of works of art throughout the 20th century including such renowned works as The Old Guitarist and Les Demoiselles D’Avignon. Now, Sotheby’s offers 51 of his works in the upcoming Picasso Prints and Ceramics Online auction. This…

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    Estate Jewelry, Art & Collectibles

    The Estate Jewelry, Art & Collectibles auction by Kodner offers elegant objects in a wide variety of categories.   With starting bids from $25-$10,000, there are an eclectic mix of items accessible to a variety of collectors. Alongside a novelty slot machine is a18K white gold necklace with 25.0 carats of…

    Estate Jewelry, Art & Collectibles by Kodner Galleries
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    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
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    Modern Art & Design

    What did it mean to live and create art in the 20th century? Few auctions can claim to represent a hundred years of art with no physical or ideological boundary. Disparate influences, from world wars to jazz, inspired many artists in the century to disrupt conventional order. But told in…