9 Press Releases

Tag: Modern Design

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    Modern Design, ft. Ceramics and Glass

    Paul Evans’ work was created one piece at a time under his supervision. Evans started his career making copper chests and sculpted steel-front cabinets. An example of his wall-mounted cabinets is available in the upcoming Modern Design auction, presented by Rago. It is a patinated steel and brass cabinet with…

    George Nakashima, Special-Order coffee table
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    Design, Including Paul Rudolph’s Walker Guest House Replica Signature Auction – Dallas

    Presented in Heritage Auctions’ upcoming Design sale is a full-scale replica of Paul Rudolph’s Walker Guest House. Commissioned in 2015 by the Sarasota Architectural Foundation, the house is modeled after the architect’s original 1952-53 design with plywood, metal, glass, and rope. Rudolph was among the founding members of the Sarasota…

    John Morton Thomas (American, 21st Century). Untitled
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    Modern Design

    Harry Bertoia was a metalwork artist known best for his architectural sculptures. He claimed that he began carving sculptures when his jewelry designs “kept getting larger and larger.” Rago Auctions offers the work of Harry Bertoia in the upcoming Modern Design auction. Made of beryllium copper and brass, the artist’s…

    George Nakashima, Kornblut cabinets, pair
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    Early 20th Century Design and Studio Craft Spark Record-setting Prices in Rago’s $4.38M Design Auction

    Lambertville, NJ: Rago Auctions' September 20-21 Design sales brought in a total of $4,385,063 over the weekend. The two-day, 795-lot auction series achieved impressive results, including at least two record-setting prices, for a wide range of property across five sessions: Martin Brothers: The Andrew Furer and Elle Douglas Collection; Early 20th Century Design; Studio…

    Early 20th Century Design and Studio Craft Spark Record-setting Prices in Rago’s $4.38M Design Auction
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    Modern Design

    When the seeds of modernism were planted in the early 20th century, few could have predicted the lasting influence of this radical new movement. The pieces available in the upcoming Modern Design Auction offered by Rago have withstood decades of social movements and artistic fads to continue making waves today. …

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    Early 20th C. Design

    The drift towards modernism in the early 20th century is a fascinating one. It marks a departure from traditional forms into something entirely new. Art Nouveau continues to fascinate us in its originality. Rago’s upcoming auction of Early 20th C. Design represents a case study of this distinct period. With…

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    Modern Art and Design

    This ongoing Modern Art and Design auction offered by Palm Beach Modern Auctions, which began on May 29th and will conclude on June 9th, includes a diverse collection of work representing the 20th century. Both decorative and fine arts, as well as furniture, are represented in this auction. Among the…

    PR-205 Modern Art & Design
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    Design

    Art collectors around the globe have high regards for Christie's renowned Design auctions, offering furniture, lighting, ceramics and sculpture from the late-19th century through to the present day. Encompassing all the major influential movements of this period, from art & crafts, art nouveau & art deco to mid-century, post-war and…

    Design by Christies
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    A Knack for Nakashima: Bidsquare's Top 5 at Rago!

    It's been made clear, from the plethora of modern design auctions we've hosted on Bidsquare, that our bidders have a knack for Nakashima - and it's an edge we keep on polishing! On the weekend of January 19-20, Rago presented a series of auctions; Early 20th Century Design, Mid-Mod, Modern Design, Lost City Arts: 36 Years of Collecting and Modern Ceramics &…