April, 2010

ARTNET AUCTIONS: MASTERS OF PHOTOGRAPHY SALE

ARTNET AUCTIONS: MASTERS OF PHOTOGRAPHY SALE

New York / Berlin, – artnet Auctions offers continuous online auctions of fine art, prints and photographs. Starting April 15, artnet Auctions will present 275 exquisite photographs by artists from Berenice Abbott to James Van Der Zee in a special sale that ends April 29th. Leading the sale is an extraordinary group of photographs by […]

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Treasures and Trifles Antique Lighting at Grogan & Company

Treasures and Trifles Antique Lighting at Grogan & Company

After 40 years of operating one of New York City’s finest antique lighting shops, Ned Kell and Buddy McCarthy, the venerable owners of Treasures and Trifles, have retired. On Monday evening, April 26th, Grogan and Company Fine Art Auctioneers and Appraisers will conduct the Treasures and Trifles Auction, featuring the entire contents of the Bleecker […]

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Sir Oswald Mosley Wine for Auction at Bonhams

Sir Oswald Mosley Wine for Auction at Bonhams

Bonhams are to sell ten bottles of wine previously owned by the 1930s British Fascist leader Sir Oswald Mosley in the Fine and Rare Wines auction on Thursday 13th May, New Bond Street. Mosley was a British politician primarily known for being the founder of the British Union of Fascists. He was married twice – […]

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Vivienne Westwood Fashion Picture for Bonhams First Photography Auction

Vivienne Westwood Fashion Picture for Bonhams First Photography Auction

A photographic commission for Vivienne Westwood’s On Liberty collection 1994-5, Donut, Kym, for Vivienne Westwood, 1994, by Dutch duo Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin, which was used in a calendar and advertising campaign, is to be sold for £12,000 – 15,000 in the first auction for Bonhams new photography department on 20th May 2010 […]

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The Man with the Golden Gun at Richard Winterton Auctioneers

The Man with the Golden Gun at Richard Winterton Auctioneers

James Bond and film fanatics in general will be keen to know about a forthcoming auction on Tuesday 27th April. The Collectors’ Sale held by Richard Winterton Auctioneers of Lichfield will include a replica ‘golden gun’ commemorating the 1974 Roger Moore film ‘The Man with the Golden Gun’. Anyone who has seen the film will […]

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White Gold Fine Meissen and Sevres to be Auctioned at Christie’s

White Gold Fine Meissen and Sevres to be Auctioned at Christie’s

Christie’s London celebrates 18th century porcelain with two important sales entitled White Gold. The first collection which will be offered on 12 May coincides with the 300th anniversary of the founding of the Meissen factory and is a fitting celebration of this important cultural and historic event. This single owner collection of Meissen and Viennese […]

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Sotheby’s Arts of the Islamic World Sale Sets Record

Sotheby’s Arts of the Islamic World Sale Sets Record

Sotheby’s London bi-annual Arts of the Islamic World Sale, which presented for sale works of art that span from the rise of Islam in the 7th century through to the 19th century, today achieved the record total of £15,447,450 ($23,772,081), well in excess of pre-sale expectations (est. £6.3-9.1 million). The well-attended auction, which achieved sell-through […]

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Sotheby’s New York Impressionist and Modern Art Auction

Sotheby’s New York Impressionist and Modern Art Auction

Sotheby’s spring Evening Sale of Impressionist and Modern Art in New York on 5 May 2010 presents a superb offering of works by a range of artists including Monet, Picasso, Matisse, Feininger, and Modigliani. Many come from esteemed private collections and estates and are fresh to the market. Prior to the auction, works from both […]

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Christie’s to Auction Collection Featuring Works by Renoir, Raffaeli, and Cassatt

Christie’s to Auction Collection Featuring Works by Renoir, Raffaeli, and Cassatt

As a highlight of the upcoming Spring auction season, Christie’s New York will present Property from the Collection of Raymond and Miriam Klein, a selection of exceptional fine art from the couple’s spectacular residence in historic Rittenhouse Square in Philadelphia. Works from the collection will be featured in a series of major sales this Spring, […]

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