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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.
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    Art + Design Part 1

    The upcoming Art + Design Part 1 auction will highlight modern and contemporary artists, from Cleve Gray and Jim Dine to Gertrude Abercrombie and Romare Bearden. Carpets, seating, and lighting from the 1950s to the present can also be found.  American painter Cleve Gray will feature in this Wright auction.…

    KAWS (Brian Donnelly) b. 1974 Together (Two Companions)
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    American Design

    Modern and contemporary armchairs, couches, lamps, and art can be found in Wright’s upcoming American Design auction. A pair of Milo Baughman lounge chairs, a Paul Evans coffee table, and a Paolo Soleri wind chime are among the items showcased. Baughman was an American furniture designer best known for his…

    American Design
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    Structure & Ornament - Studio Jewelry: 1900 to the Present.

    The legacy of Manhattan’s Fifty/50 Gallery will be honored in the upcoming Structure & Ornament auction, presented by Rago and Wright. This sale of jewelry from 1900 to the present revisits a similar exhibition by the gallery in 1984. Mark McDonald, the only surviving founder of Fifty/50, was among the…

    Peter Chang, bracelet
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    Art + Design

    Brazilian artist Vik Muniz is known for his use of uncommon materials such as garbage, toys, and chocolates to create detailed photographs and installations. Drawing inspiration from other artists, Muniz recreates historical and pop culture imagery using unconventional methods. Medusa, after Caravaggio (Pictures of Junk) by the artist, is among…

    Art + Design
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    Mass Modern

    In the 20th Century, designers such as Ico Parisi, Alexander Girard, and Charles and Ray Eames, reminded people that art need not simply be displayed in a frame, it can appear in everyday objects. The Mass Modern auction, presented by Wright, offers the work of the Eames partners, Parisi, Girard,…

    Arne Jacobsen, Egg chair
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    The Amusing Style Selections from the Collection of Pavel Zoubok and Paul A. Baglio Jr.

    In an interview, beginning the 1998 documentary “Divine Trash”, filmmaker John Waters is asked what he wants to say in his movies. “I’m not trying to say anything,” Waters responds, “I’m just trying to give people a good time...and give them a little shock value for their money’s worth.” Entertainment…

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    Rock Style: From the Boyd Collection

    Wright introduces a breath of modern, musical air with its upcoming auction, Rock Style: From the Boyd Collection. This auction features items from the collection of Michael and Gabrielle Boyd, who have created a name for themselves with their high-quality modernist objects. A tribute to the golden days of rock…