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Tag: Marilyn Monroe

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    Post-War and Contemporary Art at Christie’s, From Keith Haring to Matthew Wong

    Christie’s will open the Spring 2021 auction season with a selection of post-war, modern, and contemporary art. A full-sized painting by Keith Haring leads the listings. Executed on industrial tarpaulin, the untitled red painting shows the artist’s signature dancing figures. “Vibration marks” indicate their movement. A polka-dotted spirit figure dominates…

    Keith Haring (1958-1990) Untitled
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    Prints, Multiples, and Photographs at Palm Beach Modern Auctions

    Palm Beach Modern Auctions will offer its Editions & Photography sale in mid-February of 2021. The event particularly highlights fine art prints, multiples, and photographs. Among these is a signed Mel Bochner Kvetch monoprint. Bochner is known for mixing word art with photographs from his studio. This style is evident…

    Mel Bochner Kvetch Monoprint, Signed
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    A Look Into Marilyn Monroe Memorabilia With Julien’s Auctions

    One of the most famous American movie stars of the 1950s, Marilyn Monroe continues to be an iconic figure. She entered the film industry as a contract actor for 20th Century Fox. In 1953, Monroe had a breakthrough with the musical comedy movie Gentlemen Prefer Blondes. She remained a prominent…

    A Look Into Marilyn Monroe Memorabilia With Juliens Auctions1
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    Over 200 Lots Related to Marilyn Monroe Offered by Julien’s Auctions

    Born Norma Jeane Mortenson, Marilyn Monroe was one of the most famous sex symbols of the 1950s and 60s. She was famous not only for her dozens of films, but also for her relationships with playwright Arthur Miller and baseball star Joe DiMaggio. After battling mental health and addiction issues,…

    MARILYN MONROE-RELATED 2015 STREET ART BY CHARLES UZZELL-EDWARDS AKA PURE EVIL
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    Super rare Pokémon SM Black Star “Ishihara GX” promotional trading card soars to $50,600 at Weiss Auctions, Nov. 19-20

    The card, issued in 2017, is one of only about 60 copies in existence and just the fourth copy to ever reach the market. Overall, the auction grossed $675,000. Extremely rare Pokémon SM Black Star “Ishihara GX” promotional trading card, graded PSA 8 Near Mint/Mint, one of only about 60…

    Super rare Pokémon SM Black Star Ishihara GX promotional trading card soars to $50,600 at Weiss Auctions Nov. 19-20
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    Exceptional Paintings, Sculptures, Prints and Exquisite Fine Jewelry highlight Michaan’s Winter Fine Sale

    Previews:December 16 & 17, by appointment and day of sale Auction:Winter Fine SaleFriday, December 18 at 10am ALAMEDA, CA, USA, December 8, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ -- Auction: Winter Fine Sale Friday, December 18 at 10amPreviews: December 16 & 17, by appointment and day of saleLocation: Michaan’s Auctions 2751 Todd Street Alameda, CA94501 Exceptional…

    Exceptional Paintings, Sculptures, Prints and Exquisite Fine Jewelry highlight Michaan’s Winter Fine Sale
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    Letter signed by Thomas Jefferson, photo signed by Marilyn Monroe are in One of a Kind Collectibles' December 17 auction

    The Internet-only auction is online now. Bidding is currently open at www.OAKauctions.com and ends Thursday, December 17th at 8:30 pm Eastern time. Signed letter from Thomas Jefferson to Gouverneur Morris requesting assistance with hiring a French chef, written and sent in 1792 (est. $14,000-$16,000). CORAL GABLES, FL, UNITED STATES, December…

    Letter signed by Thomas Jefferson, photo signed by Marilyn Monroe are in One of a Kind Collectibles December 17 auction
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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:…

    SEAN CONNERY JAMES BOND WALTHER PP PISTOL USED IN DR. NO WITH DVD
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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…

    CHRIS LEVINE - EQUANIMITY
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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…

    MARILYN MONROE PORTRAITS
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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.