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Tag: Margaret Keane

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    North West Modernism From MBA Seattle Auction House, Including Chihuly Sculptures

    Dale Chihuly is inarguably one of the most successful and widely-known glass artists of the last century. Co-founder of the Pilchuck Glass School, his work has been shown all over the world and is notably celebrated in the Chihuly Garden and Glass exhibit at the Seattle Center. Several of Chihuly’s…

    Dale Chihuly, Fire Orange Seaform Basket
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    Fine & Decorative Arts Monthly Online Auction

    Several pieces from Margaret Keane’s painting series will be on offer in the upcoming Fine & Decorative Arts Monthly Online Auction, including an oil on canvas titled The Witness. Best known for her portraits of children with big eyes, Keane found inspiration in the works of Amedeo Modigliani. Her oil…

    A Large Chinese Appliqué Hardwood Brushpot.
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    The Spring Sale: Day 2

    Margaret Keane remained anonymous through most of her career. The credit for all her work was claimed by her former husband, who was not a painter. She eventually received recognition for the big-eyed paintings that Life Magazine called “the most popular art now being produced in the free world.” Keane’s…

    RAOUL MAUCHERAT DE LONGPRE, France, 1843-1922, Still life of lilacs and roses., Gouache on paper
  • Fine Art

    LA WEEKLY NEWS / APRIL 25, 2018

    Robert Berman’s Santa Monica Auctions has been in business for decades, a twice-yearly weekend event offering rare fine art and ephemera gems with an above-average rate of interesting provenances. But even by his standards, Lot 110 at the Sunday, May 6, auction takes the cake. And the cats. And dogs. And clown…

  • Fine Art

    This 1962 Jerry Lewis Family Portrait by Margaret Keane Exists. You're Welcome.

    Robert Berman’s Santa Monica Auctions has been in business for decades, a twice-yearly weekend event offering rare fine art and ephemera gems with an above-average rate of interesting provenances. But even by his standards, Lot 110 at the Sunday, May 6, auction takes the cake. And the cats. And dogs. And clown…