Archive for May, 2008

Bloomsbury Launch Visual Arts in New York

Bloomsbury Launch Visual Arts in New York

. May 13, 2008

Following the tremendous success of the Visual Arts department in London, Bloomsbury Auctions is delighted to announce the launch of the Visual Arts department in New York. The inaugural sale will showcase many iconic Pop images, including a pristine example of Roy Lichtenstein’s masterpiece graphic work Sweet Dreams Baby, a selection of images of John […]

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Einstein Letter for Bloomsbury Auction

Einstein Letter for Bloomsbury Auction

. May 13, 2008

One of the highlights of Bloomsbury Auctions’ 25th Anniversary sale on 15th May 2008 is an unrecorded letter from Albert Einstein, in which the theoretical physicist wrote of his religious beliefs (lot 303). Handwritten in pen in 1954 to the philosopher Eric Gutkind, in this extraordinary letter Einstein writes, ‘The word god is for me […]

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“DUMPSTER” PAINTING FROM COLORADO SELLS AT SOTHEBY’S FOR $103,000

“DUMPSTER” PAINTING FROM COLORADO SELLS AT SOTHEBY’S FOR $103,000

. May 13, 2008

The painting looked “interesting” so the finder took it home and kept it in a closet for a decade. While digging through a neighborhood dumpster in Boulder, Colorado, a decade ago, Tammy Bullock found an oil painting “that just looked interesting.” She didn’t know it at the time, but the painting was by Takanori Oguiss […]

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H.R.Harmer and Archives International Auction Historic American Bank Note Company Archive of Banknotes, Stocks, Bonds and Security Printing Ephemera

H.R.Harmer and Archives International Auction Historic American Bank Note Company Archive of Banknotes, Stocks, Bonds and Security Printing Ephemera

. May 13, 2008

NEW YORK – H.R.Harmer, Inc. and Archives International, LLC announce the auction of historic worldwide banknotes, stocks and bonds, unique essay banknotes, U.S. Treasury Bonds and security printing ephemera from the American Bank Note Company archives. Included are hundreds of famous companies’ stocks and bonds, most never offered at auction before, as well as hundreds […]

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Fontana, Manzoni & Burri in the Milan Modern & Contemporary Art Sale

Fontana, Manzoni & Burri in the Milan Modern & Contemporary Art Sale

. May 13, 2008

MILAN – Following the extraordinary success of Milan Sotheby’s auction on 8th April, with the complete sale of the 146-lot private collection of contemporary art from 1953 to 2003, the next auction, scheduled for the 27th May in Milan, is characterized by a catalogue that offers, among others, a beautiful group of works by ‘Post […]

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