16 Press Releases

Tag: #American Art

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    Bidsquare-Exclusive Auction Connects Contemporary and Historical American Art

    British painter David Shepherd was working as an aviation artist when he visited Kenya for the first time in the 1960s. The trip prompted the development of his now-iconic depictions of African wildlife. Available in Coeur d’Alene Art Auction’s upcoming sale is Serengeti Skies, a 1977 painting from Shepherd. “Although…

    David Shepherd (1931–2017)- Serengeti Skies (1977)
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    Crocker Art Museum Hosts a Series of Exclusive Benefit Auctions on Bidsquare

    NEW YORK — Bidsquare is proud to partner with the Crocker Art Museum in hosting a series of auctions now through July 18th, benefitting many aspects of the valued institution. The catalogs feature 200 + artworks, many of which are created by artists in the Museum’s permanent collection. The support…

    Crocker Art Museum Hosts a Series of Exclusive Benefit Auctions on Bidsquare6
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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
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    Fine Paintings & Sculpture

    A traveler at heart, Sanford Robinson Gifford was known to disappear for months or years at a time to view landscapes and build inspiration for his work. Gifford belonged to the Hudson River School of artists, which was active during the mid-19th century. The Art Story notes that this focus…

    Sanford Robinson Gifford (American, 1823-1880) Sketch of the Lago di Nemi
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    Americana & International

    Pook & Pook returns with another auction filled with unique collectibles, furniture, and decorative arts. Their Americana & International auction will be split into two parts. Lots 120-565 will be auctioned on October 4th, and the other lots will be auctioned the following day. A Wilhelm Schimmel carved eagle headlines…

    Attributed to Cornelius De Beet, ducks and hawk
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    American Art & Pennsylvania Impressionists

    A range of American artworks will be featured in the upcoming American Art & Pennsylvania Impressionists auction presented by Freeman's Auction. One oil painting entitled By the River by Daniel Garber is featured in the sale. This piece highlights important changes in Garber’s style. The use of colors, light, and…

    Arnold Friedman (American, 1874–1946)
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    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"
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    American Art

    The upcoming American Art auction, offered by Sotheby’s, presents a collection of paintings, sculptures, and works on paper. Milton Avery’s Porch Sitters and Young Musician are two works being offered from a private American collection. Avery was a modern artist whose work is representational, concerned more with the depths of…

    N. C. WYETH - THE THREE FRIENDS
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    American Indian Art: Timed Auction

    Edward S. Curtis devoted his life to documenting the experience of Native Americans across the West. Several photographs produced by Curtis are available in the American Indian Art timed auction, offered by Cowan's. Like Curtis' photographs, each of the auction's 273 lots offers a look into the lives of Native…

    Seminole Palmetto Dolls/Auctiondaily
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    Outsider & Fine Art, Curious Objects

    Morton Bartlett did not have a family, so he made his own. It was only after Bartlett died that the life-sized dolls that served as his family became widely known. In the upcoming Outsider, Fine Art, & Curious Objects auction, presented by Rago Auctions, one of Barlett's dolls will be…

    MORTON BARTLETT (American, 1909-1992)/Auctiondaily
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    Americana & International - Session Three

    Pook & Pook's Americana & International Session 3 auction is a 442-lot event full of fine art, decorative art, jewelry, and pieces of Americana. The most noteworthy artist included in the auction is Pablo Picasso. An earthenware charger (or large table plate) produced by Picasso in this auction has an…

    Pablo Picasso, Madoura earthenware charger/Auctiondaily
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    Americana & International

    Pook & Pook returns with another auction filled with unique collectibles, furniture, and decorative arts. Their Americana & International auction will be split into two parts. Lots 120-565 will be auctioned on October 4th, and the other lots will be auctioned the following day. A Wilhelm Schimmel carved eagle headlines…

    Pook & Pook
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    Thirtyfive Works by Ed Ruscha

    “Life is more like an off-center love story than it is a straight-ahead...narrative,” says art collector Fred Clarke in an interview with Christie’s. The Thirty-five Works by Ed Ruscha auction, presented by Christie’s, comes entirely from the Clarke Collection, the private holdings of Fred and Laura Weir Clarke.  Clarke’s view…

    Thirtyfive Works by Ed Ruscha
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    Made in California

    Bonhams presents the Made in California auction. Each of the auction’s 86 lots is a piece of contemporary fine art produced by an artist with a strong connection to California. The lot with the highest estimated value is an untitled set of two hanging forms made of brass wire by…

    Bonhams
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    Contemporary

    In the upcoming auction, entitled “Contemporary,” Bonhams pushes the limits of modern art. The auction’s 136 lots represent contemporary fine art, furniture, and art installations from numerous countries, from Serbia to America. One of the pieces with a high estimated value is “Polans,” a piece from Hungarian and French artist…

    Bonhams
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    Autographs, Colonial Currency, Political Americana, Historic Guns

    The late 18th century saw the official birth of a now mighty nation. As militias from 13 colonies challenge one of the world’s great armies, few believed they would prevail. However, those American colonies won their War for Independence, forming what is now the United States of America. Many artifacts…

    President CHESTER A. ARTHUR Executive Mansion Washington. Signed Card/AuctionDaily