Lot 264: Barbara Hepworth, Opposing Forms, complete portfolio with 12 color lithographs, 1969-70.  Estimate $20,000 to $30,000.

Pop & Sculpture Dominate Swann Contemporary Auction

  • Swann Galleries
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  • May 04, 2018

— Swann Galleries’ offering of Contemporary Art on Tuesday, May 22 features a wide-ranging selection of sculpture, paintings and multiples with important works by Alexander Calder, Barbara ...

Lot 193: Ernest Hemingway, Three Stories & Ten Poems, limited first edition, Paris, 1923.  Sold May 15, 2018, for $23,750.  (Pre-sale estimate: $20,000 to $30,000)

Sci-Fi Collection Dominates Swann Literature Auction

  • Swann Galleries
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  • May 18, 2018

Science fiction ruled on May 15 at Swann Galleries’ auction of 19th & 20th Century Literature. Selections from the Estate of Stanley Simon, featuring 84 rare and first editions of cornerstones ...

Lot 108: Philip K.  Dick, Ubik, first edition, signed, Garden City, 1969.  Estimate $4,000 to $6,000.

Swann to Offer Science Fiction Collection of Stanley Simon

  • Swann Galleries
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  • April 27, 2018

Cornerstones of science fiction from the Estate of Stanley Simon form the backbone of Swann Galleries’ May 15 auction of 19th & 20th Century Literature. Stanley Simon was a passionate, ...

Lot 424: Henri Matisse, Grand Masque, aquatint, inscribed to model Nadia Sednaoui, 1948.  Sold May 8, 2018 for $87,500, a record for the work.  (Pre-sale estimate: $50,000 to $80,000)

Personalized Portrait by Matisse Leads Swann Print Auction

  • Swann Galleries
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  • May 10, 2018

With highlights spanning six centuries, Swann Galleries’ auction of Old Master Through Modern Prints on May 8 offered works by the greatest innovators in the field. The sale totaled more than ...

Lot 398: Pablo Picasso, Tête de femme, de profil, drypoint, 1905.  Estimate $80,000 to $120,000.

Early Portraits by Picasso & Rembrandt Lead Swann Prints Auction

  • Swann Galleries
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  • April 20, 2018

Swann Galleries’ offering of Old Master Through Modern Prints on Tuesday, May 8 forms a comprehensive survey of Western art history and the development of the modern style. More than 500 rare and ...

This antique French handpainted fan will be offered in June.

Benefit Shop Foundation Sale Seeks To Lure Fanatics June 13

  • Benefit Shop Foundation, Inc.
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  • June 04, 2018

Antique fan collectors will find a fanciful grouping of antique fans on Wednesday, June 13, at 10 am, highlighting Benefit Shop Foundation’s monthly Red Carpet auction. Consigned a few months ago ...

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 169: Gustav Klimt, Das Werk von Gustav Klimt, with 49 plates, Vienna & Leipzig, 1918.  Sold April 26, 2018 for $106,250.  (Pre-sale estimate: $25,000 to $35,000)

$100K Klimt Leads Fine Books & Graphics at Swann

  • Swann Galleries
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  • May 01, 2018

Swann Galleries offered an auction of Fine Illustrated Books & Graphics on April 26, with highlights by artists of the twentieth century and scarce volumes from fine presses. Leading the sale ...

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 ...

Lot 45: Norman Lewis, Untitled, oil on canvas, 1956.  Sold April 5, 2018 for $725,000.  (Pre-sale estimate: $150,000 to $250,000)

Delaney, White & Woodruff Set Records at Swann

  • Swann Galleries
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  • April 13, 2018

Swann Galleries held their highest-grossing auction to date on April 5, totaling $4.5M—more than $1M over the high estimate of the sale. The 160 works that made up the highly curated offering of ...

Lot 19: Thomas Paine, The American Crisis, Parts I & II, first separate edition, first state, Philadelphia, 1776-77.  Sold April 12, 2018 for $50,000.

Swann’s $1M Americana Auction Continues Upward Trend

  • Swann Galleries
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  • April 17, 2018

Swann Galleries’ auction of Printed & Manuscript Americana on April 12 was the department’s highest-grossing sale in four years, continuing an upward trajectory as each offering of Americana ...

Lot 19: Thomas Paine, The American Crisis, Parts I & II, first separate edition, first state, Philadelphia, 1776-77.  Estimate $50,000 to $75,000.

Paine’s American Crisis Leads Swann Americana Auction

  • Swann Galleries
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  • March 21, 2018

Swann Galleries’ Thursday, April 12, auction of Printed & Manuscript Americana illustrates the many facets of American history, from the records of a sixteenth-century Mexican silver mine, to ...

Chinese Cloisonné, Zisha and Porcelain Stand Out At Gianguan Auctions

  • June 04, 2018

When Gianguan Auctions opens its sale on June 9, bidders around the world will have an opportunity to buy some of the finest Chinese ceramic values of the season. The sale is scheduled for 6 p.m. ...

Beverly Buchanan, “Untitled (Frustula Series)” (ca 1978), cast concrete, 20 x 10 x 16 in, Brooklyn Museum, gift of Arden Scott, 2017 (© Beverly Buchanan)

Brooklyn Museum Acquires 96 Works by Female Artists

  • June 02, 2018

In conjunction with A Year of Yes: Reimagining Feminism at the Brooklyn Museum, marking the 10th anniversary of the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, the Museum welcomed 96 works by ...

James Benning, Still from Found Fragments (scorched earth, Ash 01, RED CLOUD), 2016.  Three-channel video installation.

Artists Explore Topics From Climate Change to Political Climate in 'Made in L.A.'

  • June 03, 2018

The Hammer Museum is now showing "Made in L.A. 2018," the fourth iteration of the Hammer’s biennial exhibition highlighting the practices of artists working throughout the greater Los Angeles area, ...

$2 silver certificate from 1891, the only year that had William Windom, the 33rd Treasurer of the United States, pictured on the front, signed by Tillman and Morgan ($1,125).

Silver certificates, stock certificates, mining collectibles and more score big at Holabird's May 7-10 auction in Reno

  • Holabird Western Americana
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  • June 04, 2018

RENO, Nev. – A mid-1930s Watling three-reel 5-cent slot machine sold for $3,250 and an 1871 general and business directory for the residents of four counties in Nevada realized $2,875 at an ...

Rock Groups San Francisco by Irving Penn, platinum-palladium print, 1967 (printed 1974).  National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Irving Penn © The Irving Penn Foundation.

National Portrait Gallery Presents “One Year: 1968, An American Odyssey”

  • June 03, 2018

The year 1968 was a time of revolutionary change in the United States. Americans across disciplines put forth new ways of thinking that overturned the status quo and influenced the events that ...

Fusion Art's 3rd Annual Cityscapes Art Exhibition is Now Open

Fusion Art Announces the Winners of the 3rd Annual Cityscapes Art Exhibition

  • Fusion Art
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  • June 02, 2018

Fusion Art is pleased to announce the opening of the 3rd Annual Cityscapes International Art Exhibition. The exhibition is now available for viewing on the Fusion Art website and features awards in ...

1930s unsigned Hobe Austro-Hungarian style necklace and bracelet set with enamel and pearl details (est.  $800-$1,200).

Session 1 sale of the Carole Tanenbaum vintage costume jewelry collection will be held June 18th by Ripley Auctions

  • Ripley Auctions
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  • June 04, 2018

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Session 1 of selected items from the single-owner collection of vintage costume jewelry belonging to Carole Tanenbaum – an astounding assemblage of pieces lovingly gathered ...