January, 2010

HUGE TWO-DAY ANTIQUE AUCTION TO BE HELD FEB. 26-27 IN FLAT ROCK, N.C, BY RICHARD D. HATCH & ASSOCIATES; SEVERAL IMPORTANT ESTATES WILL BE SOLD

HUGE TWO-DAY ANTIQUE AUCTION TO BE HELD FEB. 26-27 IN FLAT ROCK, N.C, BY RICHARD D. HATCH & ASSOCIATES; SEVERAL IMPORTANT ESTATES WILL BE SOLD

(FLAT ROCK, N.C.) – A spectacular two-day, multi-estate auction will be held the weekend of Feb. 26-27 by Richard D. Hatch & Associates, at the firm’s spacious gallery facility located at 913 Upward Road in Flat Rock. Over 1,300 lots in a variety of categories will cross the block, as several prominent local estates will […]

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Rare Watercolor of Edgar Allen Poe for Cowan’s Auction

Rare Watercolor of Edgar Allen Poe for Cowan’s Auction

Cowan’s Auctions, a leader in auctions of significant historical artifacts, has been tapped by Edgar Allen Poe scholar Cliff Krainik to sell at auction a previously-unknown watercolor portrait of Poe by A.C. Smith. Wes Cowan, President and Principal Auctioneer, estimates that the portrait could sell between $30,000 and $50,000. “Cowan’s is delighted to have been […]

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Major Works by Doig, Freud, Richter, Fontana and Ofili Lead Sotheby’s Auction

Major Works by Doig, Freud, Richter, Fontana and Ofili Lead Sotheby’s Auction

Following Sotheby’s outstanding sale of Contemporary Art in New York last November, which soared above high estimate and witnessed all but two lots find buyers, Sotheby’s London Evening Sale of Contemporary Art on Wednesday, February 10, 2010, is set to provide Contemporary Art collectors with the opportunity to acquire important and rare works by some […]

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Major Works by Klein, Doig, Kippenberger and Auerbach Lead Christie’s London Auction

Major Works by Klein, Doig, Kippenberger and Auerbach Lead Christie’s London Auction

The Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale will take place on 11 February 2010 at 7pm, and will offer 52 lots with a total pre-sale estimate of £26,290,000 to £38,260,000. The auction will represent a broad spectrum of art from the last 60 years and is highlighted by an important core group of works from […]

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Rediscovered Self-Portrait by Lucian Freud to be Auctioned at Sotheby’s

Rediscovered Self-Portrait by Lucian Freud to be Auctioned at Sotheby’s

Sotheby’s is delighted to announce that it will offer for sale the recently rediscovered oil on canvas Self-Portrait with a Black Eye, circa 1978, by the celebrated British artist Lucian Freud (b. 1922) in its London Evening Sale of Contemporary Art on Wednesday, February 10, 2010. The self-portrait, which headlines a group of five important […]

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Christie’s Auctioneers Strengthens Asia Management With New Appointments

Christie’s Auctioneers Strengthens Asia Management With New Appointments

Christie’s Hong Kong announced that it will continue developing its business in Asia by strengthening its senior management lineup. To enhance the business-getting capability of our Chairman’s offices in Asia, François Curiel, currently Chairman of Christie’s Europe and France as well as International Head of the Jewellery Department, has been appointed as President, Asia and […]

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Sotheby’s to Auction the James S. Copley Library’s Original Manuscripts

Sotheby’s to Auction the James S. Copley Library’s Original Manuscripts

Beginning in April 2010, Sotheby’s New York will have the privilege of offering the James S. Copley Library, an astonishing survey in original manuscripts of American history and worldwide literary, artistic and scientific achievement. The core of the collection is its remarkable range of handwritten letters, documents, and other manuscripts which trace this history of […]

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Fine English & Continental Furniture, Silver & Decorative Arts for Freeman’s Auction

Fine English & Continental Furniture, Silver & Decorative Arts for Freeman’s Auction

Freeman’s two-day Fine English & Continental Furniture, Silver and Decorative Arts sale, scheduled for January 26 & 27, includes an impressive selection of property consigned from a number of private estates and collections. The first day is focused primarily on English furniture and decorative arts, followed by sections of English and Continental silver and ending […]

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Original Works by Peter Max, Dali and More for Proxibid Auction

Original Works by Peter Max, Dali and More for Proxibid Auction

Proxibid, the world’s largest provider of live auction webcasting services, today announced that it will provide live online bidding for an upcoming art and furniture auction presented by Art & Jewelry Auctions. The live auction will take place on Friday, January 22 at 10:00 a.m. PST, with live online bidding commencing at that time via […]

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