May, 2012

New Jersey’s Sterling Associates Announces June 9 Major Fine Art & Estate Auction

New Jersey’s Sterling Associates Announces June 9 Major Fine Art & Estate Auction

CLOSTER, N.J. – With two highly successful auctions already to their credit since launching operations in December, New Jersey estate specialists Sterling Associates will go for a trifecta on June 9 with a Major Fine Art & Estate Auction featuring quality consignments from the tri-state area. Like the previous sales, the June event will be […]

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Bonhams to offer exceptional classical Chinese paintings and contemporary asian art at Hong Kong 2012 Spring auctions on 26 May

Bonhams to offer exceptional classical Chinese paintings and contemporary asian art at Hong Kong 2012 Spring auctions on 26 May

Bonhams Hong Kong sale of Fine Chinese Paintings and Contemporary Asian Art held on 26 May at the Island Shangri-La Hotel offers over 170 lots of exceptional works with a total estimate of HK$38,000,000 to HK$57,000,000 for collectors and connoisseurs of different art forms. Classical Chinese Paintings Highlights Lot 268, Xu Beihong’s Cat and Rock, […]

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Christie’s sale of Latin American Art totals $27,731,875 and sets 32 world auction records

Christie’s sale of Latin American Art totals $27,731,875 and sets 32 world auction records

Christie’s highly anticipated two-day auction on May 22-23 of Latin American Art totaled $27,731,875, and set 32 world auction records. The spring sale was comprised of 299 lots and was 84% sold by value and 74% sold by lot. Virgilio Garza, Head of the Latin American Art department, comments: “Major records for modern and contemporary […]

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Christie’s pleased to auction Girolamo Romanino masterpiece in New York summer sale of Old Master Paintings on June 6

Christie’s pleased to auction Girolamo Romanino masterpiece in New York summer sale of Old Master Paintings on June 6

Christie’s announce its summer sale in New York of Old Master Paintings on June 6, 2012, at 5 pm, which primarily consists of works from private collections and institutions that are fresh to the market. The star lot is the 16th-century masterpiece of the Italian High Renaissance, Christ Carrying the Cross (estimate: $2,500,000-3,500,000) by Girolamo […]

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ORIGINAL OIL ON CANVAS PAINTING BY AMERICAN ARTIST PAUL CORNOYER (1864-1923) FETCHES $96,000 AT SHANNON’S FINE ART AUCTIONEERS, APRIL 26

ORIGINAL OIL ON CANVAS PAINTING BY AMERICAN ARTIST PAUL CORNOYER (1864-1923) FETCHES $96,000 AT SHANNON’S FINE ART AUCTIONEERS, APRIL 26

The signed work, depicting carriages in New York City, was the top lot of the $2 million sale. (MILFORD, Conn.) – A painting by American artist Paul Cornoyer (1864-1923), titled A Spring Day, New York and depicting carriages in New York City, sold for $96,000 at an auction held April 26 by Shannon’s Fine Art […]

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WineGavel Wine Auction Offers Rare Marilyn Merlot Vintage

WineGavel Wine Auction Offers Rare Marilyn Merlot Vintage

Fifty years ago the world was rocked by the untimely death of legendary Hollywood starlet Marilyn Monroe. Many things that bore her likeness quickly became collector’s items, and wine was no exception. Specialty auction house WineGavel will recognize the historic half-century anniversary of the actress’ death by including in their May auction a rare 1st […]

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Christie’s auctioneers announces exhibition of sculptural works by leading contemporary artists at Waddesdon Manor

Christie’s auctioneers announces exhibition of sculptural works by leading contemporary artists at Waddesdon Manor

Major sculptural works by the world’s leading contemporary artists will be shown by Christie’s Private Sales from 26 May to 28 October 2012, in a curated exhibition inspired by Chardin’s Boy Building a House of Cards, 1735, in the grounds of Waddesdon Manor in Buckinghamshire, the home of the Rothschild Collection and one of the […]

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TWO-DAY AUCTION PACKED WITH FINE CHINESE CARVINGS AND WORKS OF ART, PORCELAIN, ARTWORK & DECORATIVE ARTS WILL BE HELD JUNE 23-24

TWO-DAY AUCTION PACKED WITH FINE CHINESE CARVINGS AND WORKS OF ART, PORCELAIN, ARTWORK & DECORATIVE ARTS WILL BE HELD JUNE 23-24

The auction will be conducted by Elite Decorative Arts at the firm’s gallery in south Florida. (BOYNTON BEACH, Fla.) – A weekend auction packed with Chinese carvings and works of art, fine porcelain, artwork and decorative arts will be held June 23-24 by Elite Decorative Arts, at the firm’s gallery located in the Quantum Town […]

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BASSENGE to auction Isabella Gabriel Niang’s Kiss Me in Berlin

BASSENGE to auction Isabella Gabriel Niang’s Kiss Me in Berlin

BASSENGE are to auction Isabella Gabriel Niang’s Kiss Me (1997) in Berlin on June 2. The viewer looks at the mask-like face of a dark-skinned, exotic beauty. Large areas of color and rapid brushstrokes outline her face, her eyebrows, a broad nasal bridge and a cloth tied around her head. Küß mich, Öl auf Papier. […]

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