Archive for April, 2008

Bonhams & Butterfields Made in California Auction May 5

Bonhams & Butterfields Made in California Auction May 5

. April 24, 2008

On May 5, 2008 Bonhams & Butterfields features original works by the state’s leading artists in its biannual Made in California sale, simulcast to the San Francisco and Los Angeles salesrooms. With specialists serving its three US galleries — in New York City, Los Angeles and San Francisco, the Modern & Contemporary Art Department has […]

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Sothebys London Offers the Most Important Painting by Bridget Riley Ever to Come to Auction

Sothebys London Offers the Most Important Painting by Bridget Riley Ever to Come to Auction

. April 24, 2008

NEW YORK, NY – Sotheby’s announced it will offer Chant 2, the most important painting by Bridget Riley (b.1931) ever to come to the market, in its Evening auction of Contemporary Art on Tuesday, 1st July 2008. Estimated at £2-3 million, Chant 2 is arguably the single most pivotal and groundbreaking work in the entire […]

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Sotheby’s New York Spring Sale Of African, Oceanic & Pre-Columbian Art

Sotheby’s New York Spring Sale Of African, Oceanic & Pre-Columbian Art

. April 24, 2008

New York, NY – The spring sale of African, Oceanic & Pre-Columbian Art is built around an historic offering from several distinguished private collections. The 163 lots offered are estimated to sell for $4.7/6.7 million* and will be on exhibition at Sotheby’s New York prior to the auction from May 10th through May 15th. AFRICAN […]

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SKINNER HOSTS AUCTION OF AMERICAN INDIAN & ETHNOGRAPHIC ART

SKINNER HOSTS AUCTION OF AMERICAN INDIAN & ETHNOGRAPHIC ART

. April 23, 2008

BOSTON, Mass. – April 23, 2008 – www.skinnerinc.com – Skinner, Inc., one of the nation’s leading auction houses for antiques and fine art, will host an auction of American Indian and Ethnographic Art on Saturday, May 10th at 10:00 a.m. in its Boston gallery. According to Douglas Deihl, director of Skinner’s American Indian and Ethnographic […]

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Collectors Drive Bumper Sales at Billy’s Service Station Memorabilia Auction

Collectors Drive Bumper Sales at Billy’s Service Station Memorabilia Auction

. April 23, 2008

Collectors were out in force on Sunday April 20 at Billy’s Service Station near Brisbane, where Shannons knocked down 160 lots of garage memorabilia – with some setting Australian record prices. The clear-out auction of rare neon and enamel signs, Australian and American petrol bowsers and many other garage items assembled by Queensland enthusiast Greg […]

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