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Tag: Herman Miller

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    Fine Art, Asian Antiques, and Furniture Highlight Latest Akiba Sale

    Akiba Antiques will kick off March with fine art, Asian antiques, furniture, and more in this auction. Among the highlighted fine art pieces is an original spin painting by Damien Hirst. The artist’s spin paintings are known for their vibrant colors, accessibility, and playfulness. In 1993, Hirst even dressed up…

    Damien Hirst (British, b.1965) Original Spin Painting
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    How to Get Started with Online Furniture Auctions: A Bargain Hunter’s Guide

    Between eBay and Christie’s lie online auctions chockablock with bargains for your home, like an iconic Eames chair for $250. Here’s how to master that intimidating but deal-packed marketplace. SOME PEOPLE listen to white noise to decompress, but during this odd year of isolation I’ve found unexpected pleasure in the chants…

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    Original Herman Miller Designer Desk and more from Vallot Auctioneers

    As the lead designer for the Herman Miller furniture company, George Nelson prompted the creation of many Modernist pieces. One Nelson-designed desk will be available in the upcoming Art / Design from Estates and Collections sale, offered by Vallot Auctioneers. A founder and champion of American Modernist design, Nelson’s work…

    George Nelson (American, 1908 - 1986)
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    Glass Sculptures, Furniture, and Decorative Art Will Lead Akiba Antiques Sale

    “What I have always been involved in is human rights, the human struggle and the freedom of speech,” dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei has said about his work. “If one person defends it, it benefits everybody.” Known for his outspoken criticism of oppressive governments, Ai has spent a career challenging…

    Ai Weiwei, Study of Perspective in Murano Glass
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    Decorative Art & Objects

    David Burliuk was a Russian Futurism painter from Ukraine, best known for his influence on Modernism at the start of the 20th century. He was internationally known as the “Father of Futurism.” Burliuk’s work often displayed his fascination with the designs of Scythian culture and Ukrainian folklore. The upcoming Decorative…

    Skull Oil Painting
  • Auction Industry

    Important New Hampshire Collection Headlines Eldred’s Summer Sale

    East Dennis, Mass. – A Judkins and Senter Federal server, a William Fitz tall-case clock and a William & Mary gateleg table with possibly its original red-wash finish are three of the most notable lots from the New Hampshire Collection of Lawrence and Dorothy Perkins, a featured section of Eldred’s Summer…

    Important New Hampshire Collection Headlines Eldreds Summer Sale
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    April Fine Estate Auction

    Frederick Judd Waugh was a marine painter and camouflage artist for the U.S. Navy during World War I. A member of the National Academy of Design, Waugh is best known for his dramatic depictions of crashing surf. The upcoming April Fine Estate Auction, presented by Briggs Auction, features two oil on…

    Pair of Nanna Ditzel Lounge Chairs
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    March Estate Fine Art & Antiques

    The upcoming March Estate Fine Art & Antiques auction, offered by Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers, is anchored by works of fine art, decorative art, and furniture. One of the featured lots in the sale is an Impressionist oil painting by Norwegian artist Fritz Thaulow, titled Woman by a River. As…

    Frits Thaulow Woman by a River Landscape Painting
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    Interiors by Toomey & Co. puts forth an interesting array of fine arts and furnishing in their upcoming auction. The display of antique furniture steals the show. When it comes to office interiors, Herman Miller is a prominent name. Popular for the introduction of the office cubicle, the Eames lounge…