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Tag: Albert Paley

  • Auction Preview

    Hindman’s Springborn Collection: An Ode to Contemporary Crafts

    Hindman’s upcoming Springborn Collection sale features a wide variety of contemporary crafts. The auction offers Wendell Castle’s ‘Seven Days of the Week’ dining set, crafted in 1997. The dining table is made of ebonized mahogany wood; it showcases Castle’s signature stack lamination technique. The ten biomorphic chairs have ash legs…

    Wendell Castle (1932-2018) Seven Days of the Week Dining Table and Ten Chairs, 1997
  • Auction Industry

    Hindman Auctions to present Springborn Collection of Contemporary Craft sale this March

    Important Entrance Doors, 2004. Albert Paley. Estimate: $30,000-50,000. CHICAGO, IL.-Hindman Auctions will present the Springborn Collection of Contemporary Craft sale on March 23, 2021. The auction will feature furniture from respected collectors Robert and Carolyn Springborn, with works by renowned designers known for their contributions to the American studio craft movement,…

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    Tonal Sculptures by Harry Bertoia Spotlight Rago’s Modern Design Auction

    Harry Bertoia was a well-known sound art sculptor, graphic artist, and furniture designer. The artist was born in Italy and moved to America at the age of 15. Bertoia went to college with artists like Walter Gropius, Charles and Ray Eames, and Eero Saarinen. Although Bertoia was interested in arts…

    Harry Bertoia, Untitled (Monumental Multi-Plane Construction) from the First National Bank of Miami
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    Modern Design

    The upcoming auction, presented by Rago, features several furniture and decorative art pieces influenced by Modern design. Among these is Johnny Swing’s furniture piece titled Fortune Cookie. Furniture made from nickels, quarters, half-dollars, or dollar coins has become the hallmark of Swing’s work. “Assembled together to form the furniture they…

    Michael Coffey, Early El Morro desk and chair
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    Structure & Ornament - Studio Jewelry: 1900 to the Present.

    The legacy of Manhattan’s Fifty/50 Gallery will be honored in the upcoming Structure & Ornament auction, presented by Rago and Wright. This sale of jewelry from 1900 to the present revisits a similar exhibition by the gallery in 1984. Mark McDonald, the only surviving founder of Fifty/50, was among the…

    Peter Chang, bracelet
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    The Smithsonian Visionary Benefit Auction

    Auctioned to benefit the Smithsonian Institution, this 13 lot sale breaches the seemingly pleasing and peaceful world of art and auction. Rationality and normality are questioned. Stories are narrated on quilts and beaded, ceramic or glass figurines befriend each other. So it comes as no surprise that when that happens,…

  • Exhibitions

    Lillian Nassau LLC Celebrates its 70th Year

    Lillian Nassau LLC, world-renowned specialists in the work of Louis Comfort Tiffany and Tiffany Studios, celebrates its 70th anniversary this year. Lillian Nassau in her gallery on Third Avenue, circa 1962Lillian Nassau LLC Lillian Nassau opened her antiques shop in 1945 in New York City on Third Avenue between 54th…

    Lillian Nassau LLC Celebrates its 70th Year