15 Press Releases

Tag: Muhammad Ali

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    Art by Muhammad Ali, Sports Memorabilia, and More at Bonhams

    The upcoming TCM Presents... It’s a Knockout auction, offered by Bonhams, centers around items from the Rodney Hilton Brown Collection of Muhammad Ali art. Though Ali was surrounded by art his entire life (his father was a muralist), Brown was instrumental in encouraging Ali to create his own art as…

    MUHAMMAD ALI (1942-2016)
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    Golden Nikes and Animated Illustration by Muhammad Ali Highlight Sotheby’s Olympics Sale

    Eminent sprinter Michael Johnson made a particularly striking appearance in the Atlanta Summer Olympics of 1996. He entered the race wearing a custom-made pair of Golden Nikes. It was a bold statement to sport the golden shoes before the results were announced. However, Johnson went on to win two gold…

    Michael Johnson Worn and Dual Signed Nike Gold Shoe
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    Around the Auction World: June 2021

    Photos from around the auction world in June 2021. Image credit from left to right: Phillips/ Poly Auction, Artsy, and Sotheby’s. Collage by Heemin Moon (Auction Daily). Marking the halfway point of the year, June 2021 reaffirmed many of the industry trends that emerged in previous months. A pair of…

    Around the Auction World June 2021-4
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    Hindman Offers Sports Memorabilia From Across the Decades

    On June 8th, 2021, Hindman’s Sports Memorabilia auction will present pieces that recall some of the most legendary moments in American sporting history. The auction will bring together iconic baseball players, basketball players, and boxers from across the decades. A 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle Rookie Baseball Card No. 311. Image…

    Hindman Offers Sports Memorabilia From Across the Decades1
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    Items Signed By Jefferson, Einstein, Adam Smith And More Of History’s Brightest Luminaries Will Be Offered April 14th By University Archives

    The full catalog showing all 356 lots is up for bidding and viewing now at University Archives’ website (www.UniversityArchives.com), as well as on three popular online bidding platforms. Exquisite portrait miniature of Thomas Jefferson attributed to the British miniaturist Robert Field (1769-1819), along with two locks of hair (one of…

    Items Signed By Jefferson, Einstein, Adam Smith And More Of Historys Brightest Luminaries Will Be Offered April 14th By University Archives1
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    ‘Button Power’ by Christen Carter and Ted Hake explores pin-back buttons prior to social media

    “Social media is today’s most popular platform for self- expression, but the button preceded it as a way to tell others what was on your mind and as a tool to help spread an idea. No other form of wearable expression has yet to replace the humble button – and…

    Button Power by Christen Carter and Ted Hake explores pin-back buttons prior to social media
  • Auction Industry

    Colin Kaepernick's rookie NFL debut 49ers jersey heads to Julien's Auctions Dec. 4

    The white Reebok “7” signed jersey by the former NFL quarterback, who became the face of this generation’s new civil rights movement and an American cultural figure, is estimated to sell at $80,000 - $100,000. LOS ANGELES, CA.- Julien’s Auctions announced today that Colin Kaepernick’s official San Francisco 49ers rookie debut…

    Colin Kaepernicks rookie NFL debut 49ers jersey heads to Juliens Auctions Dec. 4
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    Modern Art & Design Auction

    Offered in Los Angeles Modern Auctions’ upcoming sale is Carole Feuerman’s 1998 resin sculpture titled Neptune along with the books From Studio to Foundry: Three Decades of Sculpture (2000) and Carole A. Feuerman: Sculpture (1999). Carole Feuerman is an American hyperrealist artist known for her sculptures of swimmers and bathers.…

    Pablo Picasso
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    The Athlete- Photographs by Walter Iooss, Jr.

    With a career of more than four decades, Walter Iooss is considered one of the world’s foremost sports photographers. His photographs mostly capture the renowned athletes of the 1960s through the early 2000s, from Muhammad Ali to Lebron James. The upcoming auction, presented by Christie’s, will offer 38 photographic prints…

    WALTER IOOSS JR. (B.1943) Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles, CA, 2000
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    Rare Autograph Auction Featuring Edison's Patent

    One Of A Kind Collectibles presents a selection of patents, photographs, and documents in the upcoming Rare Autograph Auction. Particularly highlighted is a collection of 37 original British patent letters related to Edison’s invention of the light bulb and incandescent lighting. The auction house notes, “This important British collection has the…

    W.C. Fields
  • Auction Industry

    Important Edison patent archive will be auctioned online, May 14th

    Important collection of 37 original British patent letters pertaining to Thomas Edison’s invention of the light bulb and the birth of incandescent lighting, dating from 1878 to 1884 (MB: $10,000). CORAL GABLES, FLA.- An important collection of 37 original British patent letters pertaining to Thomas Edison’s invention of the light bulb…

    Important Edison patent archive will be auctioned online, May 14th
  • Auction Industry

    How Has Brexit Impacted the Auction Industry?

    “It was not our season for masterpieces,” said Christie’s Cristian Abu about a recent event held in Brexit’s shadow. Like most global industries, auction houses are keeping a close eye on Brexit and its aftermath. On January 24th, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson signed the EU Withdraw Agreement. This began…

    Andy Warhol, Muhammad Ali (1977), the highlighted piece from Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale. Photo from Christie's.Andy Warhol, Muhammad Ali (1977), the highlighted piece from Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale. Photo from Christie's.
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    Christie’s contemporary sale fails to pack a punch as auction house records lowest total in a decade

    Brexit casts a shadow over consignments in London, but young American female painters add some pizazz Andy Warhol, Muhammad Ali (1977) sold for almost £5m Courtesy of Christie's Consigning for Christie’s contemporary art evening sale last night was, by all accounts, brutally difficult and it showed in the total: £46.8m (£56.2m…

    Christie’s contemporary sale fails to pack a punch as auction house records lowest total in a decade
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    Phillips x Artsy: Wrapped/Unwrapped

    The work of illustrator Brian Donnelly, also known as KAWS, involves the use of X’s in the place of eyes, the nose, and ears of popular cartoon characters like Mickey Mouse and SpongeBob. Offered in the upcoming auction by Phillips is a Pinocchio figurine with ‘x’-ed out eyes, a representation of Donnelly’s…

    NICOLAS PARTY
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    A SOUTHERN GENTLEMAN'S COLLECTION: THE PERSONAL PROPERTY OF GOODMAN BASIL ESPY III, M.D.

    From an ID card for Marilyn Monroe to Babe Ruth's coaching uniform for the Brooklyn Dodgers, 635 memorabilia and historical pieces will be available in the upcoming Southern Gentleman's Collection event, offered by Julien's Auctions. Each piece comes from the personal collection of Dr. Goodman Basil Espy III, who Julien's…

    LOU GEHRIG SIGNED BASEBALL