The top lot of the auction was this E.  Howard & Co.  No.  57 wall regulator clock retaining its original 14-inch silvered dial signed “E.  Howard & Co., Boston, Mass.” that set a world auction record price at $145,200.

Choice Antiques, Clocks Drive Fontaine’s Auction Over $1 Million

  • Fontaine's Auction Gallery
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  • June 04, 2018

It’s little surprise that of the top 5 selling lots at Fontaine’s Auction Gallery’s May 19 auction, three of them were clocks, by E. Howard & Company, Seth Thomas and R.J. Horner. Fontaine’s ...

work.  (Pre-sale estimate: $80,000 to $120,000)

$149K Man Ray Sets Record at Swann Graphic Design Auction

  • Swann Galleries
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  • May 07, 2018

Swann Galleries’ auction of Graphic Design on May 3 offered vintage posters that defined the styles of the twentieth century. In a highly-curated selection of just over 250 lots, the highlight was ...

Lot 76: Man Ray, [London Transport] – Keeps London Going, 1938.  Estimate $80,000 to $120,000.

$100K Man Ray Leads Swann Galleries Auction Celebrating Graphic Design

  • Swann Galleries
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  • April 10, 2018

Swann Galleries will offer an auction of Graphic Design on Thursday, May 3, celebrating innovation in the field, with an array of vintage posters, along with a coterie of fine graphically-oriented ...

Lot 168: Gustav Klimt, Eine Nachlese, with 30 plates, Vienna, 1931.  Estimate $15,000 to $25,000.

Visual Feast of Scarce Volumes in Fine Illustrated Books & Graphics

  • Swann Galleries
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  • April 13, 2018

Swann Galleries’ Thursday, April 26 auction of Fine Illustrated Books & Graphics will offer books, magazines, portfolios, editions and unique works, with material that changed the trajectory of ...

Richard Hambleton (1954-2017), Horse and Rider, 2016.  Est.  $15,000-20,000

Alberto and Diego Giacometti to Highlight June 6 Auction of Design and Art at Doyle

  • May 29, 2018

On Wednesday, June 6 at 10am, Doyle will hold the popular Doyle+Design auction showcasing furniture, design and art by prominent designers, makers and artists of the 20th and 21st centuries. This ...

Salvador Dalí's and Edward James's Mae West Lips Sofa (1938)

V&A Acquires Mae West Lips Sofa by Salvador Dalí and Edward James

  • May 16, 2018

London's V&A has acquired one of the most important examples of British Surrealist furniture ever produced. Purchased with support from Art Fund, the V&A members and a bequest from Derek ...

Eugène Boudin (1824 – 1898) Dunkerque, Effet de Neige sur le Port

Rehs Galleries at the Chicago Antiques + Art + Design Show

  • May 01, 2018

Rehs Galleries, Inc. will be participating in the Chicago Antiques + Art + Design Show, Friday, May 18th – Sunday, May 20th; with a special opening night party, Thursday, May 17th.  Rehs is a ...

Courtesy of Dan Arnold Photography

1stdibs Launches "Color My World" Digital Storefront

  • 1stdibs
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  • May 09, 2018

Following the success of last year's event, more than 100 artists, designers, and creatives participated in the 2018 edition of "Color My World." Launched by designer Doug Meyer, the unique ...

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 ...

Top: (left) Siege of the Communist Party Headquarters in Republic Square, Budapest, 1956, Erich Lessing (Austrian, b.  1923) Gelitin silver print, Getty Research Institute, © Erich Lessing.  (right) Small Star Cola-Cola III, Pecs, Hungary, 1988, Sandor Pinczehelyi (Hungarian, b.  1946) Oil on canvas, The Wende Museum, © Sándor Pinczehelyi

Promote, Tolerate, Ban: Art and Culture in Cold War Hungary

  • May 06, 2018

The Getty Research Institute and the Wende Museum of the Cold War have partnered to organize the exhibition Promote, Tolerate, Ban: Art and Culture in Cold War Hungary, drawing on the two ...

Shepard Fairey, Pasteup, Unknown, 1999.

'Shepard Fairey: Salad Days, 1989-1999' at Cranbrook Art Museum This Summer

  • April 30, 2018

Influential street artist Shepard Fairey has been a consistent presence in national and international art scenes since the 1990s. The LA-based artist is perhaps best known locally through his ...

Lot 1118 - Zsolnay Leopard Vase $9,000-12,000

George Nakashima, Harry Bertoia, Paul Evans, Thomas Molesworth, Wendell Castle, Dale Chihuly, Therman Statom among highlights of Rago’s May 19-20 Auctions

  • Rago Arts and Auction Center
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  • May 01, 2018

Lambertville, NJ - On Saturday, May 19th and Sunday, May 20th the Rago Arts and Auction Center will hold its auctions of Early 20th Century and Modern Design. Early 20th C. Design: Saturday, ...

Springtime Anytime 2017 Plated brass and enameled glass 26.50h x 17.50w x 4d in

Joel Otterson: The Excited Eye Opens at the Jason Jacques Gallery

  • April 26, 2018

Jason Jacques Gallery, in collaboration with the Elizabeth Dee Gallery, announces Joel Otterson: The Excited Eye, an exhibition of the self-titled ceramiphile Joel Otterson. The artist will present ...

Alison Jackson, George Bush Rubix Cube, 2015 , C Type Archival Print, Framed: 33h x 45w in
83.82h x 114.30w cm, Courtesy HG Contemporary

If So, What? Is an Innovative New Fair Bringing Art and Design to Silicon Valley

  • April 26, 2018

The inaugural edition of If So, What? (ISW) in San Francisco will open its doors to the public from April 27 to 29, 2018 at the Palace of Fine Arts, with an exclusive VIP preview and reception on ...