6 Press Releases

Tag: American West

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    Ernest Martin Hennings, Victor Higgins, and Walter Ufer Represented in Bonhams’ Portrait of the West Sale

    Carter Harrison Jr.’s five non-consecutive terms as mayor of Chicago were mired by controversy, including the Iroquois Theatre fire and the growing power of the city’s red-light district. In his last years in office and in his post-mayoral life, though, Harrison became an art patron. Alongside businessman Oscar Mayer, Harrison…

    Indian Horsemen by Ernest Martin Hennings
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    Christie’s Sale of Ansel Adams Originals To Benefit Center for Creative Photography

    The Center for Creative Photography at the University of Arizona is an academic art museum and study center for the history of photography. The Center was co-founded by University President John Schaefer and photographer Ansel Adams. The CCP was founded to “[expand] the history of photography to deepen an understanding…

    ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984)
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    Bruce Silverstein Announces The Representation Of World-Renowned Artist Elger Esser

    Shivta, Israel, 2015. Chromogenic print. NEW YORK, NY.- Esser is most widely recognized for his distinct approach to the genre of landscape photography in his production of eternal images imbued with the sensitive vision of a Romantic. His serene, verdant photographs depict moments rooted historically, yet also in the present. Esser’s…

    Shivta, Israel, 2015. Chromogenic print.
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    Art of the West Signature Auction

    The Art of the American West Signature Auction, offered by Heritage Auctions, includes a variety of Western works with diverse styles and subjects. Among the featured lots are the paintings of Robert Pumelli, including his oil on canvas piece titled Santa Fe Trappers Leaving Bent’s Fort. Bent’s Fort was the…

    Robert Farrington Elwell (American, 1874-1962)
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    Art of the American West

    The upcoming Art of the American West auction, offered by John Moran Auctioneers, will particularly showcase Native American jewelry, blankets, oil paintings, and more. A Navajo Second-Phase Chief’s blanket is highlighted. These blankets were predominately worn by men of stature – usually chiefs. In 1850, the second phase of the…

    Art of the American West
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    Aviation, Easton, Atlases, 17th Century

    The upcoming literary auction Aviation, Easton, Atlases, 17th Century by National Book Auctions offers a selection of rare, antique, and decorative books.  With 167 lots that include authors’ signatures and first editions, each would be an important addition to any library.  Featured is a collection of volumes on early aviation…