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Visual Art Exchange Love of Art Auction and Gala

Visual Art Exchange Love of Art Auction and Gala

Robert Buhler, president of MMI Public Relations (http://www.mmipublicrelations.com), a full-service public relations firm, has announced that the firm will sponsor Visual Art Exchange’s (VAE) upcoming For The Love Of Art auction and gala. Held Saturday, Feb. 2, the silent auction begins at 5 p.m., with a buffet dinner at 6:30 p.m., coffee and dessert at […]

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James Edward Buttersworth Painting Brings $398,500 At Bonhams New York Auction

James Edward Buttersworth Painting Brings $398,500 At Bonhams New York Auction

A James Edward Buttersworth (1817-1894) painting entitled Flying Cloud on her record breaking voyage to San Francisco around Cape Horn in 89-days, April 20th 1854 nearly doubled its pre-sale low estimate to sell for $398,500 at Bonhams Important Maritime Paintings & Decorative Arts on January 25. A bidding war brewed in the crowded saleroom, and […]

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Bonhams to auction Art of the South Seas in San Francisco on February 10

Bonhams to auction Art of the South Seas in San Francisco on February 10

Bonhams announce its second-ever annual sale solely devoted to Art of the South Seas, February 10 in San Francisco. The auction will include fresh-to-the-market Polynesian, Micronesian, Melanesian, Indonesian and Australian works of art made for use by those within their respective cultures. Highlights of the auction will include an important and rare Rarotonga pole club […]

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Painting of battle between British and American warships for auction at Bonhams

Painting of battle between British and American warships for auction at Bonhams

Bonhams is selling a painting of the epic fight between H.M.S. Shannon and the U.S.S. Chesapeake during the Anglo-American War of 1812-14 – one of the most renowned naval encounters of the nineteenth century and arguably the quickest and most decisive frigate action ever fought. This oil painting by John Steven Dews (British, born 1949), […]

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El Greco painting auctioned at Bonhams Old Masters Sale

El Greco painting auctioned at Bonhams Old Masters Sale

An oil painting of Saint Peter attributed to Domenikos Theotokopoulos, better known as El Greco, sold for £791,650 against a pre-sale estimate of £40,000 – 60,000 at Bonhams yesterday, 5th December 2012. Saint Peter oil on canvas 68 x 56cm (26 3/4 x 22 1/16in). unframed Attributed to Domenikos Theotokopoulos, called El Greco (Candia 1541-1614 […]

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Bonhams Fall American Paintings sale on November 28

Bonhams Fall American Paintings sale on November 28

Works by Andrew and James Wyeth lead the fall sale of American Art at Bonhams on November 28 in New York. The sale will feature 98 works of art representing each period of the collecting field from 19th century painting to American modernism. Highlights include works by Andrew Wyeth, Jamie Wyeth, David Johnson and Carl […]

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Bonhams announce auction of African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian Art  for November 20

Bonhams announce auction of African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian Art for November 20

Bonhams is pleased to announce the upcoming African, Oceanic & Pre-Colombian Art auction for the autumn season. As the only international auction house offering two tribal arts sales per year in New York, Bonhams has the undisputed edge in the market by offering quality works of art at all price levels. The pieces on offer […]

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Bonhams Native American Art auction offers rare historic and contemporary artifacts

Bonhams Native American Art auction offers rare historic and contemporary artifacts

Bonhams announce its Native American Art sale, December 3 in San Francisco, the grand highlight of which will be a rare and important, finely woven Navajo chief’s blanket, originally from the Silverman Museum Collection, that is very likely one of the earliest third phase blankets in existence (est. $125,000-175,000). Navajo chief’s blanket The sale will […]

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Maritime Paintings And Ship Models Bring $1.4+ Million In Heritage Auction

Maritime Paintings And Ship Models Bring $1.4+ Million In Heritage Auction

James Edward Butterworth’s oil United States, from the MBNA Collection of Maritime Art & Ship Models, brought $68,500 to lead Heritage Auction’s Oct. 27 Maritime & Ship Models Signature® Auction. The auction’s 323 lots enjoyed a 99% sell-through rate to realize $1.4 million, exceeding the high estimate. Of the almost 500 participants, nearly a fifth […]

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Bonhams announce Fall 2012 Contemporary Art auction for November 12

Bonhams announce Fall 2012 Contemporary Art auction for November 12

Bonhams fall sale of Contemporary Art in New York on November 12, 2012 showcases a selection of iconic works from an international group of post-war to present day artists. The well-rounded collection of paintings, sculptures and works on paper was curated to attract both new buyers and seasoned collectors alike and includes works by artists […]

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South African art breaks world record auction prices at Bonhams

South African art breaks world record auction prices at Bonhams

A work titled ‘Red Jacket’, an image by Vladimir Griegorovich Tretchikoff (1913-2006) of his muse and one-time lover in Java, made a world record price of £337,250 (R4.7m) at Bonhams, the international auction house, in London yesterday (17.10.12). Before the sale, the painting had been estimated to sell for £50,000 to £80,000. Stanley F. Pinker […]

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White Flag Projects Inaugural Gala & Benefit Auction

White Flag Projects Inaugural Gala & Benefit Auction

White Flag Projects announce its Inaugural Gala & Benefit Auction, to be held in the institution’s St. Louis exhibition space on November 3. The auction will include significant contributions from White Flag Projects’ long roster of exhibited artists and others, with artworks by Brandon Anschultz, Uri Aran, Jean-Baptiste Bernadet, Michael Bauer, Michael Byron, Barb Choit, […]

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