September, 2008

Bernhard Heiliger and Waldemar Grzimek at Ketterer Kunst

Bernhard Heiliger and Waldemar Grzimek at Ketterer Kunst

Berlin – “Sculpture is the best commentary an artist can provide on his painting,” Pablo Picasso once said. Viewed in that light, there is currently a lot to find out about Bernhard Heiliger and Waldemar Grzimek in Berlin. Ketterer Kunst is showing more than 30 works on paper by the two artists as well as […]

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LEADING CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS DONATE WORK TO RAISE FUNDS FOR TREATMENT OF CHILDHOOD CANCER

LEADING CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS DONATE WORK TO RAISE FUNDS FOR TREATMENT OF CHILDHOOD CANCER

Dale Chihuly, Anthony Goicolea, Ed Ruscha, Ugo Rondinone, David Salle, Richard Serra, Albert Watson Among 100 Artists in Auction to Support Children’s Cancer & Blood Foundation New York, NY – Some of the most prominent members of the contemporary art community will participate in an art auction on Monday evening, September 15, 2008 at Phillips […]

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Online Auction Telebid Changes Name to Swoopo

Online Auction Telebid Changes Name to Swoopo

The Internet auction platform run by Sofina GmbH and previously known as TeleBid has a new name: Swoopo. Founded in 2005 in Germany and launched in December 2007 for the UK market, the ongoing internationalisation of the www.Swoopo.co.uk business model then continued with the launch in Spain in May this year. The company recently announced […]

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Francis Bacon Portrait to be Offered at Christie’s

Francis Bacon Portrait to be Offered at Christie’s

LONDON – Christie’s announce that they will offer one of only two oil portraits of Francis Bacon (1909-1992) ever painted by Lucian Freud (b. 1922) at the Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale on 19 October 2008 in London. The last known remaining oil portrait (the other was stolen from an exhibition in Berlin in […]

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Commercial Real Estate in Pigeon Forge Tennessee for Auction

Commercial Real Estate in Pigeon Forge Tennessee for Auction

Pigeon Forge, TN – A prime commercial property in Pigeon Forge will soon go under the gavel in public auction. Thompson Carr Auctions announced plans recently for the sale of Hoppe Museum Place, located in the heart of busy Pigeon Forge development. The large, multi-use building is currently known as the National Antique Mall. With […]

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Automobiles of London Auction

Automobiles of London Auction

LONDON, England – RM Auctions, in association with Sotheby’s, will shine a spotlight on a host of creative custom cars by leading UK designer, Andy Saunders when the curtain rises on their second annual ‘Automobiles of London’ event at Battersea Park, London UK on October 29th . Regarded as the UK’s top custom car builder, […]

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Vintage Motor Cars of Hershey Auction

Vintage Motor Cars of Hershey Auction

To be held October 10th at Hershey Lodge, the single-day event will again coincide with the AACA Eastern Division Fall Meet to provide a memorable vintage car weekend for motoring enthusiasts. Early consignments for the auction include a number of ‘old masters’ of the car world, with over 100 vintage motor cars spanning back to […]

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Green Valley Auctions Antiques, Americana, & Decorative Arts Sale Results

Green Valley Auctions Antiques, Americana, & Decorative Arts Sale Results

Jeffrey S. Evans and the staff at Green Valley Auctions, Inc., in Mount Crawford, Virginia, conducted the firm’s semiannual auction of Antiques, Americana and Decorative Arts on June 27 and 28, selling more than 1,500 lots in one uncataloged and two cataloged sessions. The auction featured the collection of Rebecca P. Cummins of Worthington, Ohio, […]

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Caltech Y Golf Tournament and Auction

Caltech Y Golf Tournament and Auction

Pasadena, Calif – On October 10, 2008, the Caltech Y will host its first Annual Golf Tournament and Auction at Brookside Golf Course in Pasadena to fund its volunteer service, leadership and advocacy programs. With support from friends, community members, business leaders, and the event chair Don Brown, retired general manager at Brookside, this event […]

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London Maps & Atlases Sale

London Maps & Atlases Sale

Bloomsbury’s first major sale of the autumn is Maps & Atlases on 11th September. Lot 1 is the important Theatrum Terrae Sanctae by Christianus Ardichomius of 1600 and a milestone in Holy Land cartography (estimate £2500-£3000). A 1785 wall map of the African continent (lot 52) Carte d’Afrique bordered with 20 scenes of African history […]

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Christies Contemporary Photographs Auctions

Christies Contemporary Photographs Auctions

New York – Christie’s is pleased to announce three important sales during its Photographs Week at Rockefeller Center this October. With viewings for all sales open to the public from October 9 -13, the three distinct sales will present collectors with the finest photographs from many of the 20th and 21st century’s most important and […]

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JACK LONDON RARITIES ON THE AUCTION BLOCK

JACK LONDON RARITIES ON THE AUCTION BLOCK

A remarkable collection of books, letters, and manuscripts by that quintessential American writer, Jack London, “The Author with the Sales,” is bound for the auction block at PBA Galleries on September 18th, 2008. A rugged outdoorsman, adventurer, and self-proclaimed socialist, Jack London packed more into his forty years of life than most do in twice […]

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