Mass Fashion explores the state’s culture of fashion through exhibitions and special events.

Massachusetts Museums Cover Fashion in Multiple Exhibitions

  • May 08, 2018

Eight cultural institutions are joining together for Mass Fashion, a statewide collaboration celebrating the culture of fashion in Massachusetts. From now through 2019, Mass Fashion ...

An expected standout among clocks in the sale is this E.  Howard & Co.  No.  57 wall regulator ($60/80,000) retaining its original 14 inch silvered dial signed “E.  Howard & Co., Boston, Mass.”

Fine Antiques, Clocks & Lighting To Highlight Fontaine’s May 19 Auction

  • Fontaine's Auction Gallery
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  • May 07, 2018

All manner of traditional antiques will cross the block at Fontaine’s Auction Gallery on Saturday, May 19, at 11 am, in an antiques, clocks and fine art auction that of course, features several ...

Back in 1966-67, the “Souper” dress, inspired by the famous Soup Can art series by Andy Warhol, married art and advertising when paper dresses were in vogue.  If one mailed in two labels from Campbell’s soup cans to the company along with $1, this dress was their reward.

Benefit Shop Foundation Auction Goes From Soup (Can) To Nuts May 16

  • Benefit Shop Foundation, Inc.
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  • May 07, 2018

The Benefit Shop Foundation, Inc., usually has merchandise  that runs the gamut from soup to nuts in its monthly Red Carpet auctions. This is especially true for its next auction on Wednesday, May ...

OIl on panel by the renowned American artist and illustrator John Philip Falter (1910-1982), rendered around 1955 ($92,400).

Oil on panel painting by John Philip Falter (Am., 1910-1982) brings $92,400 at Ripley Auctions

  • Ripley Auctions
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  • May 07, 2018

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – An oil on panel painting by renowned American artist and illustrator John Philip Falter (1910-1982) soared to $92,400, and an important early modern studio pottery vase by ...

Am West Hill with frame

Witherell’s American West at Auction has a newly discovered Thomas Hill painting of Yosemite Valley, a Grace Hudson and an Horatio Nelson Poole live and online.

  • Witherell's
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  • May 03, 2018

A newly discovered painting by Thomas Hill, “Silver Strand Falls,” that shows Yosemite Valley in its untouched beauty, a Grace Hudson of a Pomo child and a Horatio Nelson Poole Hawaiian landscape ...

Painting of the Simpsons character Krusty the Clown by Ron English (Ill./Tex., b.  1959), 16 inch by 16 inch acrylic on canvas titled Krusty the Grin, circa 2017 (est.  $20,000-$25,000).

KAWS, Ron English, Sylvia Ji, others will be in Bruneau & Co.'s first-ever Pop Culture, Street & Unusual Art Auction, May 12th

  • Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers
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  • May 07, 2018

CRANSTON, R.I. – Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers’ first-ever Pop Culture, Street and Unusual Art sale, slated for Saturday, May 12th, is packed with 118 lots by some of the most famous artists in the ...

Oil on Masonite painting by Rhoda Brady Stokes (La., 1901-1988), titled Cotton Wagon Going Into the Barn, signed and dated (est.  $1,500-$2,500).

Artworks by Rhoda Stokes, Pal Fried, Marietta Berman, others in Crescent City's May 19-20 Estates Auction

  • Crescent City Auction Gallery
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  • May 03, 2018

NEW ORLEANS, La. – A gorgeous 19th century American Classical carved mahogany full tester bed and an exceptional French bronze and black marble figural mantel clock from around 1880 are expected ...

Casein paint, ink and pencil on board by Ludwig Bemelmans (Fr./Am., 1898-1962), depicting a lovely Spanish street scene, signed and dated 1956 ($13,750)

Spanish street scene by Ludwig Bemelmans (Fr./Am., 1898-1962) brings $13,750 at Bruneau & Co. auction

  • Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers
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  • May 01, 2018

CRANSTON, R.I. – A Spanish street painting titled Palma De Mallorca Street Scene by the French-American artist Ludwig Bemelmans (1898-1962), best known as the illustrator for the popular Madeline ...

Rare 1964 Tropicana Motel postcard showing Sandy Koufax, large, with facsimile signature variation, graded PSA 10 Gem Mint Pop 1, from the K-15 Koufax! Collection (minimum bid: $2,500).

Collections of high-grade Henry Aaron and Sandy Koufax cards co-headline Small Traditions' May 5th auction

  • Small Traditions
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  • April 30, 2018

DENVER, Colo. – Small Traditions’ internet-only Spring Premium Auction, online now and ending on Saturday, May 5th, is highlighted by the Cardbull Hank Aaron collection and the K-15 Koufax! ...

Marked R.S.  Prussia plate, 11.75 inches in diameter, stipple mold, with a fall season portrait decor having poppy highlights and a wonderful cobalt blue border.

Part 1 of a mostly cobalt blue lifetime collection of R.S. Prussia will be auctioned May 26th

  • Woody Auction
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  • April 27, 2018

DOUGLASS, Kan. – Part 1 of the lifetime collection of R.S. Prussia antique porcelain from the late John and Lavaun Headlee of Illinois – nearly all the pieces in the rare cobalt blue color – will ...

LEFT: Diana Newman, 1966.  Neal Barr (American, born 1932).  Gelatin silver print.  The J.  Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles © Neal Barr.  CENTER: Yohji Yamamoto, Autumn/Winter 1995, 1995.  David Sims (British, born 1966).  Chromogenic print.  Courtesy of and © David Sims.  RIGHT: Style Profile, Ni’ma Ford, December 22, 2011, 2011.  Scott Schuman (American, born 1968).  Pigment print.  Courtesy Danziger Gallery.  © The Sartorialist, Scott Schuman

Getty Museum Presents Major Survey of 100 Years of Fashion Photography

  • April 25, 2018

At their core, fashion photographs are made for consumption in magazines and advertising. They are intended to arouse desire in viewers, whether it be for beauty, style, or even the trendiest lip ...

Oak-framed broadside poster for California Powder Works, the first American explosive powder manufacturing company west of the Rocky Mountains, circa 1885, 24 inches by 30 inches (est.  $12,000-$18,000).

Antique posters from America's Wild West and mining history will be part of Holabird's May 7-10 auction

  • Holabird Western Americana
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  • April 25, 2018

RENO, Nev. – Holabird Western Americana Collections’ big four-day sale coming up May 7th thru 10th is officially billed as an Americana, Railroad, Mining & More Auction, but those three ...

Remarkable archive from Shel Silverstein's life and career as a multi-faceted artist, filled with over 500 pages of manuscripts, poems, lyrics, sheet music, sketches, more (est.  $60,000-$70,000).

Archive of material pertaining to artist, author, musician Shel Silverstein will be auctioned May 8th

  • University Archives
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  • April 23, 2018

WESTPORT, Conn. – A Betamax cassette with Apple Computer’s first (and now-famous) TV commercial that aired during Super Bowl XVIII in 1984, a large photo of Albert Einstein signed, dated and ...

888 Auctions Featuring Chinese Numismatic Coins, Modern Paintings & Asian Antiques in April 26 Auction

  • 888 Auctions
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  • April 18, 2018

Richmond Hill, ON – Prices continue to soar at 888 Auctions with sell-through rates of 99% being achieved in its numismatics categories. Leading the way are Chinese numismatic coins and 888 ...

Lot 24a- Asher Brown Durand (1796-1886) Butternut Tree, Study from Nature, Lake George, New York, Oil on Canvas

The Simple Elegance of the Still Life this Month at Gray’s

  • April 25, 2018

Any lover of fine art will be intimately familiar with the still life.  An invaluable tool for honing technique and developing a sense of composition, nearly every painter has produced a wealth of ...