16 Press Releases

Tag: Gio Ponti

  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    Claude Lalanne Sculpture Acquired Directly from Artist Could Bring $150,000 at Heritage Design Auction

    Event also features trove from Japanese fashion company Comme des Garcons Claude Lalanne (French, b. 1924). Petite Fille à la Poule, 1984. Patinated bronze. 32 inches  DALLAS, Texas (September 16, 2020) – Claude Lalanne’s Petit Fille à la Poule could bring $150,000 or more in Heritage Auctions’ Design Auction Oct. 13. “The work of Francois-Xavier and…

    Claude Lalanne Sculpture Acquired Directly from Artist Could Bring $150,000 at Heritage Design Auction1
  • Auction Preview

    Charms of Art

    Featured in the upcoming Charms of Art auction, presented by Finarte, are works from Giovanni “Gio” Ponti. An architect, industrial designer, artist, teacher, writer, and publisher, Ponti was an advocate of Italian-style art and living. He contributed to the rise of Italian design after World War II. One available example…

    George Peter Alexander Healy (Boston 1808-Chicago 1894) - Portrait of little girl
  • Dealers

    Kovels On Antiques & Collectibles August 2020 Newsletter Available

    Kovels’ August 2020 newsletter features neon advertising signs, vintage cocktail shakers, toy pedal cars, majolica and modern tables, with photos and prices. Kovels On Antiques & Collectibles August 2020 CLEVELAND, OH, USA, August 4, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ -- Kovels’ August 2020 newsletter features neon advertising signs, vintage cocktail shakers, toy pedal cars, majolica…

    Kovels On Antiques & Collectibles August 2020 Newsletter Available
  • Auction Industry

    Ahlers & Ogletree has two major auctions planned for fall, starting with the White Oaks estate in Atlanta, Sept. 12-13

    Items from the Atlanta estate home known as White Oaks boasts decorative arts from high-end retailers and world-class auctions. The auction is September 12-13. Items from the Atlanta estate known as White Oaks, featuring decorative arts from high-end retailers and world-class auctions, is slated for September 12th and 13th. ATLANTA,…

    Ahlers & Ogletree has two major auctions planned for fall starting with the White Oaks estate in Atlanta Sept 12-13
  • Auction Preview

    Italian Design and Decorative Arts of 20th Century

    A man of many hats, Gio Ponti (1891 – 1979) was an Italian architect, furniture designer, industrial designer, artist, writer, publisher, and teacher. He made several significant contributions to the modernization of Italian decorative art. A silver metal pot set by Ponti is among the highlights of the upcoming Italian…

    Pietro Chiesa - Fazzoletto vase
  • Auction Preview

    Jewelry, Fine Art, Midcentury, Asian and Antique Auction

    Gio Ponti designed his homes with such fine details that they became models of the 20th-century Modernist lifestyle. Ponti was an Italian architect, industrial designer, furniture designer, artist, and publisher. His work advocated decoration in contemporary design and is recognized for standing the test of time. One lot of interest…

    PABLO PICASSO (AFTER).
  • Auction Industry

    Artcurial announces sales dedicated to design, Art Deco and Scandinavian design.

    There will be three sales at Artcurial on July 1st & 2nd dedicated to Design, Art Deco and Scandinavian Design. PARIS.- The Design Week at Artcurial will get underway with the sale of a collection of European design, on Wednesday 1 July at 6pm. Acquired and housed in a 17th century château by…

    Artcurial announces sales dedicated to design, Art Deco and Scandinavian design.
  • Auction Preview

    Auction 77 – 20th Century Decorative Arts

    When Gio Ponti designed a building, he paid special attention to the furniture and decorative art that filled it. An architect, designer, and artist, Ponti was known to stay up for days on end to ensure every interior was to his liking. Several of his earthenware works lead the upcoming…

    MARIO STURANI (1906-1978) - LENCI - PEN HOLDER SCULPTURE
  • Auction Industry

    Phillips' live auctions resume in London with rare works of design

    Gio Ponti, ‘Distex’ armchair, model no. 807, circa 1954. Estimate: £12,000 - 18,000. Image courtesy of Phillips. LONDON.- Following a rescheduled Spring season of sales, Phillips announced that live auctions will resume in London with the upcoming Design auction on 19 June. The pre-sale public viewing is currently set to happen by appointment…

    Phillips' live auctions resume in London with rare works of design
  • Auction Preview

    Modern Design

    Hindman’s upcoming sale will feature furniture from several modern and contemporary designers, from Paul Evans and Edward Wormley to Frank Lloyd Wright and Gio Ponti. Highlighted in this auction is a pair of sculptured metal lounge chairs by Evans. A leading figure of the American Studio Furniture movement of the…

    Gio Ponti (Italian, 1891-1979) Coffee Table, Singer & Sons, Italy c. 1950
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    Fine Art, Jewelry, Antiques, Asian & Mid-Century Auction

    Gerald Laing became a fixture in the British Pop Art movement while still attending university. He traveled to the United States in 1963 and met Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein. Just two years later, however, Laing turned his attention away from Pop Art to sculpture, which he would focus on…

    Rene Lalique Hirondelles Glass Chandelier
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    Modernism & Pop Culture

    Land artist and sculptor David Nash is known for his artworks made from natural materials and living trees. The artist has been creating outdoor art installations since the 1970s. Nash describes this process: “As soon as you go out [outside], you are dealing with slopes, wind, air, rain. You are in another…

    WURLITZER MODEL 950 GAZELLE GOLDEN AGE JUKEBOX
  • Press Release

    Keno Auctions Modern And Contemporary Sale Totals $1.2 Million

    New York – Leigh Keno’s October sale confirmed the strength of the modern and contemporary art market with sales totaling $1,200,000, exceeding the high end of the presale estimate of $650,000- $1,140,000. “With only 48 lots offered, the sell-rate was a healthy 80 per cent,” reported Leigh Keno. Telephone bidders…

    Keno Auctions Modern And Contemporary Sale Totals $1.2 Million
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    Design

    Wright presents Design, a highly vetted sale featuring work by some of the most influential designers, artists, and architects of the 20th -century. Collectors can bid on rare dining set by Kem Weber for the Grand Rapids Chair Company. The lacquered wood and upholstered dining set (circa 1928) describes Weber’s…

    George Nakashima Cushion armchairs, pair and ottoman/auctiondaily
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    DESIGN | FRENCH | ITALIAN | AMERICAN

    The influence of Jean-Michel Frank cannot be compared. The minimalist interior designer was known for his elegant furniture and luxury materials, introducing a new layer of refinery to mid-century modernism. Two lounge chairs following Frank’s style are presented in the upcoming Design | French | Italian | American Auction offered…

    WONDERFUL FRENCH MACASSAR SIDEBOARD CIRCA 1940/Auctiondaily
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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…