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Tag: Marilyn Monroe

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    Artifacts From The Production Archives of Hollywood Will Be Sold by Julien's Auctions

    Scottish actor Sir Sean Connery was the first to portray James Bond in the eponymous movies. He used a Walther PP handgun in the debut Bond film, Dr. No (1962). The silhouette of the weapon went on to become associated with the iconic character. The upcoming Icons & Idols Trilogy:…

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    Items signed by Washington, Napoleon, Marilyn Monroe, many others are in University Archives' online auction, Nov. 11th

    The full catalog, showing all 289 lots, is up for bidding and viewing now, at the newly revamped University Archives website (www.UniversityArchives.com). Black and white photograph of Marilyn Monroe signed and inscribed “to Joe” (possibly Joe DiMaggio), unusually large at 11 inches by 14 inches (est. $20,000-$25,000). WESTPORT, CT, UNITED…

    Items signed by Washington, Napoleon, Marilyn Monroe, many others are in University Archives online auction, Nov. 11th
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    Guernsey's to offer treasures once owned by Michael Jackson

    The Jackson 5's First Label Contract. Estimate $50,000 - $100,000. NEW YORK, NY.- On October 23rd, an auction of beloved items once owned by Michael Jackson will be sold online by Guernsey’s. The items can be previewed and bid upon now at liveauctioneers.com, invaluable.com and bidsquare.com. In 2009, a major collection of…

    Guernseys to offer treasures once owned by Michael Jackson
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    Photographs Monthly Online Auction

    Born in Berlin, Germany in 1905, Ruth Bernhard moved to New York in 1927. There, she became a distinguished photographer capturing women and inanimate objects in monochrome. Highlighted in the upcoming Photographs Monthly Online Auction are several of her works, including her 1962 photograph titled In the Box, San Francisco,…

    Danny Clinch (American, b. 1964). Green Day, Grammys, 2008. Digital pigment print
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    Preston Evans has a colossal four-day auction event planned for Sept. 4-7 at the Big Peach Antiques Mall in Byron, Ga.

    Offered will be toys, Popeye collectibles, advertising, movie posters, petroliana, jukeboxes, arcade games, slots, magic memorabilia, Coca-Cola items, more. Items belonging to Preston Evans’s longtime friend Buddy Austin, recently deceased, will be sold, to include his beloved 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air and a collection of vintage motorcycles. BYRON, GEORGIA, UNITED…

    Preston Evans has a colossal four-day auction event planned for Sept. 4-7 at the Big Peach Antiques Mall in Byron, Ga.
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    Legends, Landscapes, and Lovelies | Photographs

    The assassination of Robert Kennedy on June 5th, 1968 came as a shock to many Americans. Three days after the unfortunate incident, a funeral train took Kennedy from New York to his final resting place in Washington, D.C. As the train carried on its journey, thousands of people gathered along…

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    Hollywood: Legends and Explorers

    2001: A Space Odyssey was director Stanley Kubrick's exploration into “man’s relationship to the universe.” The film released in 1968 to mixed reviews but is now considered an important cinematic achievement. Coming to auction as part of the Hollywood: Legends & Explorers event, presented by Julien's Auctions, is a spacesuit…

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    TCM Presents: Little Treasures

    A 1944 film, Double Indemnity drew inspiration from a murder case that the press referred to as the “dumbbell murder.” The movie was based on the true story of Queens resident Albert Snyder’s death, plotted by his wife and her boyfriend. With Billy Wilder as the director, this movie features…

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    Rare items signed by many of history's brightest luminaries will be in University Archives' online-only auction, June 24

    Items signed by Marilyn Monroe, Abraham Lincoln, Frank Lloyd Wright, Bob Dylan, the three Apollo XI astronauts, Robert Hooke and many others will be offered. University Archives has become world-renowned as a go-to source for rare items of this kind. Items signed by Marilyn Monroe, Abraham Lincoln, Frank Lloyd Wright, Bob…

    Rare items signed by many of history's brightest luminaries will be in University Archives' online-only auction, June 24-1
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    Working from Home: Prints and Multiples

    In Onkel Rudi, artist Gerhard Richter uses a decades-old photograph to grapple with his uncle’s complicity in the war crimes of Nazi Germany. Rudi, who would soon die in combat, offers a smile for the camera in his SS uniform. Richter's Onkel Rudi is among the 76 fine art pieces…

    JEFF KOONS (B. 1955)
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    21st WestLicht Photo Auction

    William Eggleston’s interest in photography began after his classmate gave him a Leica camera. Although self-taught, Eggleston was influenced by street photographers such as Robert Frank and Henri Cartier-Bresson. However, he soon broke away from traditional black and white photography and began experimenting with colors in the late 1960s. Considered a pioneer of…

    WILLIAM KLEIN 1928) Bikini, Moscow 1959
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    Andy Warhol: Better Days

    A prominent Pop artist of the 1960s, Andy Warhol experimented with media ranging from painting and sculpture to film and silkscreening. Many of Warhol’s known photographs capture the mix of individuals who passed through his New York studio. The upcoming Andy Warhol: Better Days auction, offered by Christie’s, will present…

    ANDY WARHOL (1928-1987) Tulips
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    Art + Design Part 2

    Roberto Sebastian Matta was an Abstract Expressionist best known for his oil paintings. Matta’s art evolved from sketch drawings to his oil work, including his Inscape series. The upcoming auction presented by Wright will feature a graphite and crayon piece titled Pilar de l'Atlas by Matta. The mechanical lines and…

    Modern lounge chair.
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    Modern Art & Design: Spring 2020

    When American muralist and graffiti artist Keith Haring started drawing graphic lines and cartoon figures on the vacant billboards of New York City’s subway, the art scene was caught up with Conceptualism. His white-chalk graffiti drawings captured the attention of New Yorkers and earned him international recognition. Fascinated by cartoon…

    Modern Art & Design- Spring 2020
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    John F. Kennedy Campaign Notes, Presented by Heritage Auctions: What to Know Before You Bid

    John F. Kennedy uncensored campaign notes made while suffering from laryngitis. Photo courtesy of Heritage Auctions. John F. Kennedy's political opponent, Hubert Humphrey, watched each young, charismatic member of the Kennedys cross the state of Wisconsin during the 1960 Democratic Primary. Humphrey would later say he "felt like an independent…

    John F. Kennedy Campaign Notes, Presented by Heritage Auctions What to Know Before You Bid2
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    Entertainment & Music Memorabilia Signature Auction

    The upcoming Entertainment & Music Memorabilia Signature Auction, offered by Heritage Auctions, is anchored by a selection of collectibles from the recording industry. It will also include items from movies, television, and more. One of the key lots in this sale is an ombré gray dress worn by Whitney Houston…

    The Beatles Yesterday and Today
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    Photographs Monthly Online Auction

    A world-renowned landscape photographer and environmentalist, Ansel Adams is best known for his black-and-white photographs of the American West. Adams was given a camera at the age of 12 while visiting Yosemite National Park for the first time. The park would go on to play a significant role in his…

    Photographs Month-long Online Auction
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    CGC-Certified Magazines Online Auction

    The CGC-Certified Magazines Online Auction, offered by Heritage Auctions, contains several early and rare editions of magazines and comics, especially early editions in the horror and monster genres. Among the featured comic issues is a copy of Vampirella #1, with a Frank Frazetta cover and frontispiece. The vampire character, Vampirella,…

    Cosmopolitan V146#3 (Various Publishers, 1959)
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    Erotic: Art, Photography & Collectibles

    Benito Jacovitti, a well-known Italian satirical cartoonist, was best known for his parodies and literary adaptations. During his career, Jacovitti created more than 60 characters and around 150 books. Highlighted in the upcoming EROTIC: Art, Photography & Collectibles auction presented by Artelisted is a hand-signed Kamasutra book by Benito Jacovitti. Examples of…

    Vintage Historical Photograph Chimps Astronaut Space
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    Nadeau's Auction Gallery to Ring in The New Decade With Their Signature New Year’s Day Event On January 1, 2020 At Their Windsor, CT Headquarters.

    This sale includes 660 extraordinary lots of jewelry, decorative arts, and paintings, many collected and curated especially for this highly anticipated, annual event. Windsor, CT, December 18, 2019 - Nadeau's Auction Gallery, one of the largest and fastest growing auction houses in New England, is excited to announce their New…

    Andy Warhol (1928-1987), Marilyn Monroe