29 Press Releases

Tag: Photography

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    Impressionist & Modern Art

    Henry Moore was a prominent 20th-century sculptor known for his abstract bronze works. His style used organic curves and both animal and human forms to reflect the hills of his childhood home in Yorkshire. The upcoming Impressionist & Modern Art Auction, presented by Bonhams, offers a cast bronze piece by…

    EDGAR DEGAS
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    Baseball - Sports - Historical

    Babe Ruth made his second-to-last public appearance at Yale University in June of 1948, a couple of months before dying of cancer. The police officer guarding him that night was a man named Salvatore Adinolfi. During the event, the Hall of Famer looked over to Adinolfi and asked if he…

    19h Century Flag Drum w-Drum Sticks
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    Photography and Multiple Prints Auction

    Morton Subastas will offer a selection of photography and prints from artists such as Sergio Hernández, Pablo Picasso, Juan Soriano, and many others in the upcoming auction. Hernández is a Mexican Post-war and contemporary painter. Born in 1957, he is known for painting art as he witnesses it. A signed…

    JAVIER ARÉVALO, Códice.
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    February 29 Vintage Photography Catalog Auction

    The Boston Red Sox sold Babe Ruth to the New York Yankees in late 1919. In New York, Ruth became one of the most well-known baseball players in history. A news photograph of Ruth and his first wife from an article announcing his move to New York is available in…

    1934 Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig & Joe McCarthy Original News
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    American Historical, Political & Collectible Ephemera

    The upcoming American Historical, Political & Collectible Ephemera auction will be presented by Garth’s Auctioneers & Appraisers. This auction includes groups of Presidential books, a cabinet card of Confederate soldiers, and a set of 48 matchbook cases. Particularly highlighted in the auction is an advertising poster for a charity event.…

    Poster Advertising Exposition Vente De Tableaux
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    Photographs Monthly Online Auction

    The sculptural images of the female form captured by San Francisco photographer Ruth Bernhard was a source of inspiration for generations of artists. Her light-infused black-and-white female nudes became her best-known subjects. She produced photographs for the Museum of Modern Art’s first exhibition catalog. Several of Bernhard’s celebrated works will…

    Danny Clinch (American, b. 1964). Elvis Costello, Grammys, 2003
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    Fine Books and Manuscripts, Including the Dodge Family Autograph Collection, Natural History, Travel and Americana

    The infamous outlaw and bank robber of the Old West, Jesse James, wrote a heated letter in 1875 to defend his integrity. A founding member of the notorious James-Younger gang, he refused to allow his name to be slandered as a petty horse thief. His spirited dissent and autographed letter…

    Fine Books and Manuscripts, Including the Dodge Family Autograph Collection, Natural History, Travel and Americana
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    American Indian and Western Art

    Tomahawks were an essential tool for many Native Americans, first for hunting and chopping, and then for defense. But both American and British officials would later use tomahawks as peace offerings for Native American tribal leaders. An example of a gifted, or presentation-style, tomahawk is available in the upcoming American…

    Cowan's Auctions
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    Classic Photographs

    Sotheby’s upcoming Classic Photographs auction features some of the biggest names in photography, plus some desirable discoveries. Fine 19th and early 20th century photographs by Julia Margaret Cameron, William Henry Fox Talbot, and Eugène Atget will be offered in this sale. Other major works from Dorothea Lange, Ansel Adams, Edward…

    Classic Photographs
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    Contemporary Photographs

    Sotheby’s third annual Contemporary Photographs auction in New York is a showcase of significant contemporary works by the likes of David Hockney, Cindy Sherman, Robert Rauschenberg, Philip-Lorca diCorcia, Wolfgang Tillmans, Richard Prince, Annie Leibovitz, and many more. Of the many fine pieces up for bid, those that are likely to…

    Contemporary Photographs
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    Washington Fall Asian Week Antique & Jewelry #74

    The upcoming Washington Fall Asian Week Antique & Jewelry #74 sale by Capitoline Auction Gallery features several important estate finds includes collections from former diplomats and statesmen.  The presence of Imperial famille-rose(rose family) porcelain or wares help to distinguish the auction as an important sale of Chinese decorative art.   Famille-rose…

    WASHINGTON FALL ASIAN WEEK ANTIQUE & JEWELRY #74/AuctionDaily
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    Photography & Photobooks

    The Photography and Photobooks auction, offered by Freeman’s Auction, is bursting with fine photographic prints and books from a wide variety of styles and purposes. Among the photos that is sure to great a good deal of interest is a studio print by Lillian Bassman of Ann St. Marie for…

    Freeman’s Auction
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    Mid-Summer Fine Art and Photography Sale

    Modern art’s influence within the last century has been infectious, to say the least. Classical realism began to fade with the rise of impressionism, opening the floodgates to an entirely new generation of artistic forms and styles. The 20th century and contemporary art are on full display in the upcoming…

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    Marilyn Monroe Classic Photography

    One of the most iconic superstars of the 1950s, Marilyn Monroe, captivated the world with her stunning personal image. As a charming young actress, she starred in several films, eventually winning a Golden Globe for best actress for her work in Bus Stop. With beauty that transcends generations, a photograph…

    MARILYN MONROE CLASSIC PHOTOGRAPHS
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    Photographs: Social History And Art

    For over 25 years, Be-Hold has been the place for important photographs that depict the history of America. Witness history again at their Photographs: Social History and Art Auction with early 20th-century vintage photographs.  The auction’s highlights include an early 20th century ‘Girl and Sunflower’ photograph from German-born American, Arnold…

    Be-Hold
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    Urban Art Signature Auction

    The Urban Art Signature auction, offered by Heritage Auctions, is an exhibition of urban style art and collectibles. This offering is anchored by a large selection of work by KAWS, which is the moniker and brand name (KAWS ONE) of American artist and designer Brian Donnelly. KAWS paintings, prints and…

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    Rock N Roll, Hollywood, Fine Art & Estate Material

    With 150 lots dedicated to Rock N Roll & Hollywood, some of the biggest names will be featured in Weiss’ Rock N Roll, Hollywood, Fine Art & Estate Material Auction. Exciting lots include a 1970 two-piece, navy-blue track suit, owned and worn by John Lennon. Also signed by John Lennon…

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    Tribal Art Online

    Indigenous artifacts are difficult to categorize, as they represent hundreds of different, independent cultures all over the world. However, they do share some common characteristics in their distance from post-colonialism and their influential relationships with their land—these are the common threads that Skinner gathers in the upcoming Tribal Art Online…

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    Premier Auction

    The Premier Auction, offered by Brunk Auctions, is primarily a collection of both decorative and fine art focusing on American and Native American culture. Among the pieces with the highest estimated value is a photograph by Edward Curtis. Curtis was considered an expert on Native American culture, and, realizing that…

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    Art + Design

    The meticulously curated auction Art + Design by Wright features a collection of modern furniture and contemporary art that is both witty and bold.  The museum-quality compilation blends humor with designs that defy convention, with each piece chosen for its earned importance in the art community. Chairs and lamps are…