Press Releases tagged with art nouveau - art deco

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Antiques for Everyone at UK's National Exhibition Centre

Released: January 18, 2018

Featuring the widest range of Decorative Arts, 20th Century collectors’ pieces, traditional antiques, vintage accessories, sculpture and custom made works of art, Antiques for Everyone takes place at the National Exhibition Centre from 5 – 8 April 2018. Known across the world for its variety of exhibits, Antiques for Everyone is an essential buying source for collectors, interior designers, decorators and anyone with an interest in fine art and period design.    Around 200 specialist dealers take part in a fair that is divided into two distinct areas, one providing an elegant showcase fo...


Hector Guimard Fireplace and Chimney Piece, circa 1900 Stoneware 74h x 55w in.

With "Past, Present, Future," the Jason Jacques Gallery Is Set to Make Its Debut at Winter Antiques Show, January 19-28, 2018

Released: January 16, 2018

"Past, Present, Future" is the provocative theme that the New York-based Jason Jacques Gallery has embraced for its debut appearance at the Winter Antiques Show, taking place January 19 to ­January 28 at The Park Avenue Armory.  Explains Jason Jacques: "Since this is the gallery's first time at the Winter Antiques Show, we intend to make a bold statement in our presentation." The gallery will display work that is the most bedrock of the gallery, including circa 1900 European ceramics by T.A.C. Colenbrander and a monumental fireplace and chimney piece designed by Hector Guimard for a ho...


Bernard Hoyes acrylics on Canvas 60x40"

Bernard Hoyes Pops up at the River

Released: January 8, 2018

Hoyes exhibit at The River at Rancho Mirage. Opening Reception Friday, January 12th 2018, 6-8pm December 15, 2017-March 15th 2018. Gallery hours 4-8 Daily Palm Desert, CA - Visual artist Bernard Hoyes has pardnered with The River at Rancho Mirage, . www.theriveratranchomirage.com for a showing of his works in Space A-161. The River is Rancho Mirage’s premier shopping, dining, and entertainment destination located in the heart of the Palm Springs Valley. Offering an extraordinary lineup of boutiques, award-winning restaurants and movie theatres, The River offers guests the perfect...


Time Travel in the Period Room Bouke de Vries War & Pieces

New York Ceramics & Glass Fair Announces Its Outstanding Line-up of Lectures for 2018 Led by Distinguished Museum Curators and Experts

Released: January 3, 2018

Revered at the most important and prestigious fair of its kind in the United States, the New York Ceramics & Glass Fair draws the world’s finest galleries specializing in porcelain, pottery, glass, cloisonné and enamels. A vital complement to this exhilarating event, free with the purchase of an admission ticket, is a superb series of enlightening and entertaining lectures by scholars, curators and ceramists. Here is the schedule: Thursday, January 18 12 noon “Pot(tery) Tales in Victorian Painting and Literature”—Dr. Rachel Gotlieb, Adjunct Curator, Gardiner Museum in Toronto. ...


Lot 230: William Oden Waller (studio), Manhattan Mary, gouache and graphite, 1927.  Sold December 14, 2017 for $77,500.  (Pre-sale estimate: $4,000 to $6,000)

Highest-Grossing Sale for Illustration Art at Swann Galleries

Released: December 19, 2017

The grand finale of Swann Galleries’ 2017 roster was a successful auction of Illustration Art on December 5. Highlights of the sale ranged from large-scale oil paintings to sentimental children’s characters to wry political commentary, with works dating from the middle of the nineteenth century to early 2017. The auction was the department’s most successful to date, exceeding its high estimate and twice breaking its own record for the most expensive artwork sold.            The runaway top lot was a spectacular set design for the musical Manhattan Mary by the studio of William Oden Walle...


Ruby Chrysanthemum Pin Rubies, black diamonds, Brazilian hematite, red PVD plated German silver

Pairing Art Nouveau Art Pottery with Contemporary Jewelry, All that Glitters: William Ehrlich and Clément Massier, Opens at the Jason Jacques Gallery, December 14

Released: December 6, 2017

Jason Jacques Gallery presents All that Glitters­, an exhibition that combines the talents of contemporary jeweler William Ehrlich and ceramist Clément Massier (1845-1917). The pairing of masterworks by the two artists, presented side-by-side for the first time, seeks to explore the connections between art pottery and jewelry as an homage to Art Nouveau design. The show opens on December 14, 2017 and continues through January 28, 2018, at 29 East 73rd Street. “Ehrlich and Massier share the insatiable desire to transcend conventional definitions of design, form, and ornamentation,” says J...


Cartier.  A very fine diamond-set jade, onyx, coral, beryl and gold Chinoiserie desk clock (estimate: $40,000 - 60,000)

CARTIER AND ART DECO SHINE IN THE ART OF TIME AT BONHAMS NEW YORK

Released: November 30, 2017

New York – A dazzling selection of clocks and watches will be offered in the December 4 auction of The Art of Time at Bonhams New York. Leading the sale is a selection of timepieces from Cartier, stunning examples of Art Deco clocks, and rare and unique wristwatches including a Rolex with a triple calendar and moon phase complication combination. Art Deco For a period in the 1920s and 30s, utilitarian table clocks were transformed into works of art fashioned from precious metals and gemstones. This auction will feature two Asian-inspired pieces from the period by highly regarded jew...


Lot 135: Georges Lepape, Après la Tempête, watercolor, ink, graphite and gold highlighting, cover illustration for Vogue, 1919.  Estimate $25,000 to $35,000.

Sendak, Seuss & Bemelmans Lead Swann Illustration Auction

Released: November 28, 2017

Swann Galleries will close the auction season with their popular sale of Illustration Art on Thursday, December 14. The house’s newest department specializes in original works of art intended for publication. This will be the largest selection of material they’ve offered to date, both by number of lots and overall value. The star of the sale is Georges Lepape’s ethereal portrait of Madame Condé Nast in a Fortuny gown against a dark sky. The watercolor painting with gold highlights, Après la Tempête, served as the cover of Vogue at the end of World War One. Lepape inscribed the work to it...


Views of the Allegheny Near Pittsburgh by William Coventry Wall (Am.  1810-1886)

American Landscape Paintings Highlight Weschler's December 8th Sale

Released: November 30, 2017

[ROCKVILLE, MD] Weschler's is pleased to present a diverse offering of over 420 lots in their Capital Collections Estate Auction and an extensive Native American Collection from several owners to wrap up the 2017 auction season.The two sales will be held in back-to-back sessions on Friday, December 8that 10 am and 3pm, respectively. Fine landscape paintings and sporting art are well represented in the sale, with two expansive landscapes by Pennsylvania artist William Coventry Wall (Am. 1810-1886), Views of the Allegheny Near Pittsburgh, each estimated to bring $20,000-30,000. Hudson River ...


Lot 304: Edward Hopper, The Lonely House, etching, 1923.  Sold November 2, 2017 for $317,000.  (Pre-sale estimate $150,000 to $200,000).

Swann Galleries Sets Record for a Print by Hopper at $317K

Released: November 3, 2017

A new auction record for any print by American master Edward Hopper was established at Swann Galleries’ auction of Old Master Through Modern Prints on Thursday, November 2. The extremely rare etching The Lonely House, 1923, sold for a record $317,000 to a buyer over the phone, above a high estimate of $200,000. The previous record for a print by the artist, set in 2012, was $80,000 lower. It was also the highest price for an etching ever sold by Swann Galleries. All three works by Hopper in the sale found buyers. Les Poilus, an extremely rare 1915-18 etching of French infantrymen, reache...


Lot 33: Adolphe Mouron Cassandre, Normandie / Maiden Voyage, 1935.  Sold October 26, 2017 for $20,000.  (Pre-sale estimate: $15,000 to $20,000)

From Cassandre & Dupas to Yogi Bear, Swann Travel Poster Auction Runs the Gamut

Released: November 3, 2017

Bidders were treated to a voyage across time at Swann Auction Galleries’ Thursday, October 26, sale of Rare & Important Travel Posters, with spectacular examples that embodied a century’s worth of technological development. The top lot of the sale was Adolphe Mouron Cassandre’s promotional image for the maiden voyage of the Normandie, 1935, one of the most iconic posters of all time. It was purchased by a bidder in the room for $20,000. A fine selection of early ocean liner images opened the sale, as the earliest form of mass leisure transportation. A rare circa-1911 depiction of the...


Gorham, Bird's eye view of the Vase or Bonbon Dish Sterling Silver and ‘Translucent’ Enamel 2.75 inches high by 6.25 inches in diameter New York, NY, 1893

Winter Antiques Show Announces New Exhibitors for 2018 Edition

Released: November 15, 2017

The Winter Antiques Show is pleased to announce the selection of six new exhibitors: Hirschl & Adler Modern (New York), Jason Jacques Gallery (New York), Lillian Nassau LLC (New York), Lobel Modern (New York), Spencer Marks (Southampton, Massachusetts), and Galerie Anne-Sophie Duval in collaboration with continuing exhibitor Carolle Thibaut-Pomerantz (Paris). Returning to the Show after a one-year hiatus are Peter H. Eaton and Joan R. Brownstein (Newbury, Massachusetts). The new and returning exhibitors complete the 2018 Show’s roster of 70 renowned experts in fine and decorative art...


Pair of Vladimir Kagan Upholstered Walnut Contour Lounge Chairs, designed 1958.  Est.  $12,000-18,000

Auction of Modern and Contemporary Furniture, Design and Art at Doyle

Released: November 13, 2017

Doyle’s popular Doyle+Design auction on Tuesday, November 21 at 10am showcases furniture, design and art by some of the most prominent designers, makers and artists of the 20th and 21st centuries. The sale presents design that has transformed the way we use living spaces while questioning where we draw the line between fine art and furniture and decorative objects. Furniture by George Nakashima (1905-1990) is renowned for its organic forms that incorporate the natural unfinished edge of the wood plank, as seen in two chests of drawers in the sale (est. each $30,000-50,000). Often chosen...


Rene Herbst, Tassel Vase, 1923, Glazed stoneware, 8 3/4 in.  high

Jason Jacques Top 12 European Pottery Finds in Heritage Auctions' Design Sale

Released: October 17, 2017

For the novice or seasoned collector wanting to dip their feet into the field of European art pottery, the Jason Jacques collection is a perfect way to start. Here are Jason's top 12 picks with estimates starting as low as $350 for such amazing pieces offered in the Heritage Auctions' Design Sale on October 24 in Dallas. No one is more in tune with the field than Jason who has been carrying on a love affair with everything ceramic. *Rene Herbst, Tassel Vase, 1923 *Henri-Leon Charles Robalbhen, Red Basket, circa 1895 *Lucien Gaillard, Iris Ewer, circa 1905, Atelier de Glatigny *Cl...


Arie L.  Kopelman, Chairman Emeritus of the Winter Antiques Show

Arie L. Kopelman Named Chairman Emeritus of the Winter Antiques Show and Honored by East Side House Settlement

Released: October 5, 2017

New York, NY –  The East Side House Settlement Board of Managers is pleased to announce that Arie L. Kopelman, distinguished longtime Chairman of the Winter Antiques Show, becomes Chairman Emeritus in January 2018. In celebration of his achievement, Mr. Kopelman will be presented with a leadership award honoring him for his service to the Show and the charity. The Winter Antiques Show, entering its 64th year, is a benefit for East Side House Settlement, a community-based organization in the South Bronx that celebrated its 125th anniversary in 2016. In his new capacity, Mr. Kopelman conti...


Peacock 1.  20th century Chinese porcelain bird, 18th century Chinese porcelain fragments and mixed media

The New York Ceramics & Glass Fair Announces Outstanding 2018 Line-up

Released: October 4, 2017

When the 19h annual New York Ceramics & Glass Fair—the only fair of its kind in the United States—opens its doors on January 18th, twenty-nine internationally renowned specialists will swell the historic Bohemian National Hall with a panoply of historic and contemporary treasures that span five centuries, from the Middle Ages to right this minute. “Liz Lees and I are delighted to welcome several new participants to the New York Ceramics & Glass Fair this year,” says Meg Wendy, who with Ms. Lees produces the fair. Among the newcomers are Elise Abrams from Stockbridge Massachusetts...


Antique French Sugar Casket

The Main Line Antiques Show combines Design, Art, Jewelry and Antiques

Released: October 3, 2017

The twelfth annual Main Line Antiques Show, the only antiques show held on Philadelphia’s Main Line, will be held on October 7 and 8 at Cabrini University in Radnor, Pennsylvania. Folk art, exquisite prints, midcentury and antique furniture, decorative arts, ceramics, silver, paintings, Asian antiques, equestrian antiques and more will be on offer. Claim a piece of history from the Show to make that special design element at your home or office a conversation piece. Committee Chair Rick Davis, Honorary Chairs Anne Hamilton and Maureen Brennan-Miller, along with Show Manager Nick Vandekar...


Matthais Stomer (Ca.  1600 – after 1652?) "The Martyrdom of St.  Bartholomew" Oil on canvas 44 x 62 inches (111.8 x 157.5 cm)

Upper East Side's Premier Fine and Decorative Arts Galleries Celebrate October Art Week

Released: October 2, 2017

Thanks to last year’s enthusiastic response from both dealers and the public alike, the second edition of October Art Week will once again take place alongside TEFAF New York and Christie’s Classic Art Week of auctions and selling exhibitions. Nineteen of the world’s preeminent fine and decorative art dealers will open their doors to the public on October 26 through November 2 for this celebratory occasion. The gallery receptions—open to the public and within walking distance from each other—add to the excitement generated by TEFAF New York. Holding forth at the Park Avenue Armory, this ...


George Inness (1825-1894), Delaware River, circa 1860-63, signed, Oil on canvas, 8 1/4 x 10 inches.  Est.  $8,000-12,000

American Paintings Highlight Doyle's October 4 Americana Auction

Released: September 27, 2017

On Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at 10am, Doyle will hold an auction of American Paintings, Furniture & Decorative Arts. The sale showcases 18th and 19th century American furniture and decorative arts, including silver, ceramics, mirrors, folk art, quilts and samplers, in addition to Chinese Export porcelain and rugs. Special sections of the sale are devoted to fine 19th century paintings and Audubon, Currier & Ives and topographical prints. The sale offers a fascinating selection of paintings by American artists working abroad.  A Philadelphia native, Edmund Darch Lewis was of the ...


"Team Players" by Nancy Davidson

“Western Days and Cowboy Ways” Art Exhibit Opens October 7

Released: September 1, 2017

In conjunction with Solvang Antiques, the Judith Hale Gallery announces the opening of their new exhibit “Western Days and Cowboy Ways.” Artists with new works for the show include Bill Churchill, Howard and Betty Carr, and Santa Barbara’s Nancy Davidson. The show opens on Saturday, October 7th and runs through November 13th. “The Santa Ynez Valley has long been devoted to the equine lifestyle. They love their horses, tack, trail rides and all that encompasses the joy and hard work with their ranches,” says Judith Hale. She adds, “The gallery exhibits wonderful works reflecting these w...


Drawings by ex-slave Bill Traylor (American, 1854-1949) and ceramics by Karel Appel (Dutch, 1921-2006)

CRN Auctions to sell recently uncovered works by former slave Bill Traylor.

Released: September 5, 2017

     On Sunday, September 10th at 11 a.m. CRN Auctions will be conducting its annual September auction in Cambridge, Massachusetts.    The sale will be the usual CRN eclectic mix of American, English, European, Asian and Latin American works of art, furniture, and decorative accessories including a large private collection of American and English silver. CRN conducts only three sales annually, which gives time to selectively collect a variety of objects from primarily New England homes and collectors.    Auction coordinator and partner, Karin Phillips, stated, “We are very excited to h...


Sam Gilliam (b.1933), Fan Fire IV

Weschler's Sept. 15 Auctions Mark Grand Opening of New Galleries

Released: August 25, 2017

Weschler's to auction noted Baltimore estate & Capital Collections sale ROCKVILLE, MD - Weschler’s, the Washington area's oldest auction house, will inaugurate its new location with two sales comprising nearly 500 works of art, fine furniture, jewelry, silver, rugs and more in two sales on Fri., Sept. 15. The estate of Baltimore antiques collector Elizabeth Margolet will begin at 10 a.m.; the Capital Collections Estate auction will begin at 1 p.m. Bids will be accepted in person, absentee, via telephone and online.  These auctions mark the first catalogue sales for Weschler's sinc...


Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) Ceramic Cavalier and Horse Pitcher (Lot 253, Estimate $4,000-6,000)

Functional, Fashionable, and Fun: Skinner’s 20th Century Design Auctions Offer a Rich Spectrum of Furniture, Art, and Ceramics

Released: August 11, 2017

MARLBOROUGH, MA – Skinner presents two auctions that span modern design from its beginnings in art nouveau to pieces by artists and artisans still active today. Jane Prentiss, Department Director, observes that both auctions celebrate the innovative use of materials and the adventurous concepts that characterize 20th century design. Wood and ceramic, fiber and laminate, metal and glass were re-imagined and used in new ways to meet the needs and tastes of a forward-looking, dynamic culture. 20th Century Design | Live Auction | August 24 The 20th Century Design live auction will take p...


Keep Calm and Carry On, designer unknown, 1939.  Sold August 2, 2017 for $15,000.

I Want You to Keep Calm & Carry On: Wartime Posters Lead Sale at Swann

Released: August 4, 2017

More than 600 colorful advertisements and announcements crossed the block at Swann Auction Galleries’ sale of Vintage Posters on Wednesday, August 2. The encyclopedic selection represented a century’s worth of development in graphic design, history and technology. In honor of the centennial anniversary of the U.S.’s entry into WWI, the sale featured the largest selection of war propaganda the house has ever offered. According to Nicholas D. Lowry, Swann Galleries’ President and Director of Vintage Posters, the varied designs from 1917 are the result of the government giving illustrators ...


Musical Collection of the Late Irene and Theodore Leverett Highlight Cowan’s Summer Fine & Decorative Art Auction

Released: July 25, 2017

Oil paintings from well-known American artists, silver from the Americas, England, and Europe, and antique furniture are also expected to draw heavy interest in July auction.   CINCINNATI -- Music boxes from an internationally known collection, silver from around the world, a European Art Deco bronze, and furniture that includes several outstanding Georgian and Elizabethan pieces are among the highlights of Cowan's Summer Fine & Decorative Arts auction. Quality and diversity define the sale to be held on Saturday, July 29 in Cowan’s Cincinnati salesroom.   The highlight of the ...


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