Archive for January, 2012

Sotheby’s February 15 Contemporary Art Evening Auction Offers major artworks by established Post-War and Contemporary artists

Sotheby’s February 15 Contemporary Art Evening Auction Offers major artworks by established Post-War and Contemporary artists

. January 25, 2012 . 0 Comments

Following Sotheby’s third most successful year ever (2011) for global auctions of Contemporary Art, which totalled $1.17 billion, the company presents its forthcoming Contemporary Art Evening Auction. The sale, which will be staged in London on Tuesday, February 15th, 2012, will include an array of major artworks by established Post-War and Contemporary artists including Gerhard […]

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19th Century Numismatic Rarities Highlight Feb. 2-5 Heritage Long Beach Auctions

19th Century Numismatic Rarities Highlight Feb. 2-5 Heritage Long Beach Auctions

. January 25, 2012 . 0 Comments

A variety of 19th century rarities – from an 1808 quarter eagle to an 1839-O branch mint proof half dollar and an historic 1860 Mormon five dollar coin – highlight Heritage Auctions’ Feb. 2-5, 2012 Long Beach U.S. Coins Signature® Auction. The Heritage Long Beach event also features a Currency Signature® Auction, on Feb. 3, […]

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New World Map by El Anatsui for Bonhams Africa Now auction on 23rd May

New World Map by El Anatsui for Bonhams Africa Now auction on 23rd May

. January 25, 2012 . 0 Comments

A huge masterwork titled ‘New World Map by Ghana’s El Anatsui (born 1944) is estimated to fetch £500,000-800,000 at Bonhams next sale of Modern and Contemporary African Art, ‘Africa Now’ in London on 23rd May. New World Map by El Anatsui estimated £500,000-800,000. Photo: Bonhams. This magisterial work measuring 11ft by 16ft (350x500cm) is similar […]

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Bonhams Second Israeli Art Auction celebrates European view of the Holy land

Bonhams Second Israeli Art Auction celebrates European view of the Holy land

. January 24, 2012 . 0 Comments

Many of the works of art in Bonhams sale of Israeli Art on Feb 29th was made by new arrivals from Europe. A work by Reuven Rubin (Israeli, 1893-1974), a Rumanian émigré who became Israel’s first ambassador to Rumania, leads the sale. Reuven Rubin ‘Les Oliviers’ and dated ‘Rubin Les Oliviers 1958 is an oil […]

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Sotheby’s New York to auction the collection of Suzanne Saperstein on 19 April

Sotheby’s New York to auction the collection of Suzanne Saperstein on 19 April

. January 24, 2012 . 0 Comments

Sotheby’s announce that it will offer The Collection of Suzanne Saperstein in a dedicated sale on 19 April 2012 in New York. Carefully assembled over the course of two decades and housed in her celebrated Beverly Hills estate Fleur de Lys, Ms. Saperstein’s impressive collection comprises mainly 18th-century French furniture and decorative arts, with important […]

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