May, 2010

Christies Auction of Southeast Asian Modern and Contemporary Art Realizes HK$44.5 Million

Christies Auction of Southeast Asian Modern and Contemporary Art Realizes HK$44.5 Million

Christie’s Hong Kong Spring 2010 sale of Southeast Asian Modern and Contemporary Art marks a 33% increase over the Fall 09 sale total. More than 10 records were set for both established and emerging artists from both the modern and contemporary sections, including the top lot, Italian painter-traveler Romualdo Locatelli’s Bali picture, “Young Balinese Girl […]

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Sotheby’s to Auction Old Master Paintings from a Private Collection

Sotheby’s to Auction Old Master Paintings from a Private Collection

Sotheby’s sale, the Splendour of Venice, to be held in London on Tuesday July 6, 2010, allows a glimpse into the dazzlingly beautiful world that existed inside some of Venice’s most splendid palazzi during some of the most prosperous and charmed years of the Venetian Republic. The sale will consist of some 64 fine examples […]

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Phillips de Pury & Company to Open Auction and Exhibition Gallery on Park Avenue New York

Phillips de Pury & Company to Open Auction and Exhibition Gallery on Park Avenue New York

Phillips de Pury & Company announced the opening of a new uptown auction and exhibition gallery at 450 Park Avenue. The space will open in November with the first of the “Carte Blanche” sales, an innovative, new series of sales curated by notable art world figures and the fall Contemporary Art evening sale. The inaugural […]

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Sotheby’s to Auction African & Oceanic Art in Paris

Sotheby’s to Auction African & Oceanic Art in Paris

Sotheby’s Paris will offer one of the most carefully curated ensembles of African & Oceanic Art to be offered on the market in recent years, on June 16. The works come from a number of esteemed private collections, including the famous Friede collection, and the sale is divided equally between Oceania and Africa. The objects […]

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Cristiano Bierrenbach promoted to Vice President of International Numismatics at Heritage Auction Galleries

Cristiano Bierrenbach promoted to Vice President of International Numismatics at Heritage Auction Galleries

Heritage Auction Galleries (HA.com) has announced the promotion of Cristiano Bierrenbach to the position of Vice President of International Numismatics. “In the short time Cris has been with Heritage, he has become instrumental to the impressive growth enjoyed by our World Coin category,” said Greg Rohan, President of Heritage Auctions. “Cris will continue to drive […]

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Ketterer Kunst Rare Books Auction Results

Ketterer Kunst Rare Books Auction Results

Realizing total proceeds of € 1,2* million, the two day auction of Rare Books at Ketterer Kunst on 17/18 May in Hamburg was a real success. With 83 percent lots sold, the special evening auction was a true highlight. “This clearly shows that the market for rare books is extremely stable and reliable, a fact […]

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Nauman, Diebenkorn, Ruscha, Frankenthaler and Ramos top Dallas Modern & Contemporary Art Auction

Nauman, Diebenkorn, Ruscha, Frankenthaler and Ramos top Dallas Modern & Contemporary Art Auction

Bruce Nauman’s masterful charcoal, pencil, pastel and watercolor Human Nature, 1983, is expected to bring $250,000+ as the centerpiece of Heritage Auction Galleries’ June 9 Signature 74; Impressionist, Modern & Contemporary Art Auction at its Dallas Design District Annex, 1518 Slocum Street. “This sublime piece comes to auction from the Collection of a Fortune 500 […]

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John Charles Football Medal for Bonhams Sporting Memorabilia Auction

John Charles Football Medal for Bonhams Sporting Memorabilia Auction

A 1957-58 Italian league winner’s medal, awarded to Welsh international footballer John Charles, is to be sold at Bonhams, Chester as part of its sale of Sporting Memorabilia on 16 June. It is expected to fetch £8,000 – 10,000. Charles, who was one of the first British professional players to be signed for an overseas […]

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Snowdonia Mountain Peaks Auction

Snowdonia Mountain Peaks Auction

The summits of Moel Cynghorion and Foel Goch in Snowdonia National Park, UK are for auction in a land sale. The sale by Kivells takes place in Llanberis, Wales on 9 July. The summits, near Moel Eilio in the national park, include the 2,211ft (674m) high Moel Cynghorion and the slightly smaller, neighbouring Foel Goch […]

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