30 Press Releases

Tag: Posters

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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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    American Western Artwork & Native American Artwork

    Though commonly confused, American Western art mostly captures cowboys as the subject matter, while Native American art is an expression of life and tradition for the Native community. In the upcoming American Western Artwork and Native American Artwork auction, a selection of paintings, pottery, and sculptures representing both artistic movements…

    Frank McCarthy | Thar's Rendezvous
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    Prints & Multiples Monthly Online Auction

    The upcoming sale of Prints & Multiples, presented by Heritage Auctions, will offer glimpses of the surreal world of Salvador Dalí, André Brasilier, Joan Miró, and other celebrated artists. Featured in this auction is a set of three bound portfolios that contain color woodcuts by Dalí. These watercolor renditions reference…

    Lowell Nesbitt (1933-1993). Iris, 1981. Lithograph in colors on paper
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    Contemporary Art Day: An Online Auction

    Contemporary painter Christopher Wool is known for his black, stenciled artworks on white backgrounds. His works involve a variety of painting techniques, including screen printing and spray-painting aluminum. The upcoming Contemporary Art Day Auction, offered by Sotheby's, presents works by Wool and other blue-chip contemporary artists. Featured is a patterned…

    Contemporary Art Day Auction
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    American and European Art

    Spanish painter and sculptor Joan Miró is known for his Abstract Expressionism and Surrealism. Michel Leiris, a writer and friend of Miró, described his art as “... a kaleidoscopic game of infinite possibilities.” The upcoming American and European Art auction, offered by Hindman, presents several of Miró’s works. The 1957…

    Joan Miro (Spanish, 1893-1983) Untitled, 1957
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    Illustration Art Signature Auction

    The Illustration Art Signature Auction, offered by Heritage Auctions, presents original art alongside pin-up posters, cover art, and other printed works. One of the available paintings is an untitled work by Patrick Nagel. An American artist who created popular illustrations, Nagel created work for both Playboy Magazine and the rock…

    Gil Elvgren (American, 1914-1980)
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    Property from Christa’s Ltd.

    In the upcoming Property from Christa’s Ltd. auction, Hindman will present a selection of furniture items from the Georgian period. From a collection of Chippendale pieces to Regency-style furniture, the auction demonstrates the versatility of Georgian design. A highlight of the sale is a pair of Chippendale-style side chairs. Between…

    A Pair of Italian Egyptian Revival Porcelain Ornaments
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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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    Fine Art at Auction - Sale 221

    A leading figure in the Pop Art movement and beyond, Roy Lichtenstein experimented with both Abstract Expressionism and graphic works during his career. One of Lichtenstein’s watercolor paintings from 1952 is available in the upcoming Fine Art at Auction event, presented by Rachel Davis Fine Arts. In the 1950s, his…

    Roy Lichtenstein watercolor
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    Prints & Multiples Online

    After the success of his 1960s Campbell’s Soup series, Andy Warhol began creating screenprints of celebrities to honor stars after their deaths. Among the subjects captured by the Pop artist is a portrait of American movie star and Princess of Monaco, Grace Kelly. Completed in 1984, two years after her death, the…

    Prints & Multiples Online
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    The Important Spring Auction

    Édouard Cortès was a Post-Impressionist artist recognized for his Parisian paintings. He was often called Le Poète Parisien de la Peinture (the Parisian Poet of Painting) for his affinity towards the city. Cortès frequently painted landscapes of Paris in various seasons and light conditions. Leland Little features Cortès’ Place Saint-Michel, Paris oil…

    The Important Spring Auction
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    The Magic Collection of Jim Rawlins • III

    This third part of Jim Rawlins’ magic collection will be presented by Potter & Potter Auctions. Nearly 500 lots of vintage memorabilia are offered, including several works relating to Harry Houdini. Featured is a life-size bust of Houdini that was housed in Niagara Falls’ Houdini Museum of Magic. It is…

    The Magic Collection of Jim Rawlins • III
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    A Collection of Edward Gorey

    Edward Gorey was a prolific illustrator, best known for his macabre artworks for books, periodicals, and posters. He was also an author in his own right. On the 95th anniversary of Gorey’s birth, a selection of his works is presented for auction in an upcoming event offered by Doyle. Available…

    Edward Gorey & Illustration Art
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    Rare Posters

    Featured in the upcoming Rare Posters auction, offered by Rennert’s Gallery, is a set of four Art Nouveau posters from Alphonse Mucha. Each woman portrayed on the posters represents a gemstone—emerald, amethyst, ruby, and topaz. Mucha, a Czech artist who gained renown for his commercial works, simplified his highly decorative…

    Suzy Saxophone. 1928.
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    Vintage Posters

    The upcoming auction of Vintage Posters, offered by Swann Auction Galleries, features a number of Art Nouveau posters by renowned artists of the early 20th century. Several featured works were designed by Alphonse Mucha, a Czech painter, illustrator, and graphic artist known for his stylized theatrical posters. Highlighted is his…

    ADRIEN BARRÈRE (1877-1931). A. BROSSARD
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    Disneyana

    Charles Ridgway was one of the only journalists to write a positive review of Disneyland's opening day in July of 1955. The park ran out of food and most of the rides broke down. But Ridgway came early enough to try the food and stayed late enough for the rides…

    Disneyland Enchanted Tiki Room Vintage Salt and Pepper Shakers.
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    Carol Schwartz Gallery Liquidation

    The second day of the upcoming Carol Schwartz Gallery Liquidation Auction offered by Alderfer Auction will feature cabinets, photographs, prints, chairs, paintings, sculptures, and more. Prolific Art Deco poster illustrator, Paul Colin, designed over 1,900 pieces in the early 20th century, including book designs, theater sets, and costumes. Influenced by both Cubism…

    Ferjo “Horses”
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    20th Century Fine Art

    Born in Almería, Spain, Federico Castellon’s parents moved to the United States when he was seven years old. As a Spanish-speaking child with limited English skills, he was often ostracized by his peers and was held back in school for two years. To save his sanity, Castellon turned to drawing.…

    Enrique Cantú Montemayor (b. 1952) La Bañista
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    Music & Entertainment Signature Internet Auction

    The upcoming Music & Entertainment Signature Internet auction by Heritage Auctions features 100 lots. The Entertainment session showcases memorabilia, autographs, recordings, and posters, among others.  One of the highlights of the auction includes four Beatles-themed plastic miniature guitars on backing cards. Each guitar features a Beatle on the front with…

    Annette Funicello Group of Four Sealed LPs (Vista, 1962-65)
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    Online Only- Railroad Mania

    In the upcoming Railroad Mania sale offered by Hess Auctions, the focus is undividedly on the relics of trains and railroads. The available lots range from pieces of the trains themselves to the ephemera associated with each line. Gathered from a private Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania estate, many of the items particularly…

    Railroad Mania Hess Auction