Press Releases tagged with music

Lot 7: George Washington, Autograph Letter Signed, to his spymaster Benjamin Tallmadge, New Jersey, 1780.  Sold November 7, 2017 for $40,000.  (Pre-sale estimate $25,000 to $35,000).

Musical Manuscripts by Jimmy Van Heusen Swing on a Star at Swann

Released: November 10, 2017

Swann Galleries’ auction on Tuesday, November 7 saw fine results for Autographs by important historical figures in a variety of fields, from government to science to music. The total of $662K exceeded the estimate for the sale as a whole by almost $100,000, as lot after lot hammered above estimate. The highlight of the sale was the Jimmy Van Heusen Collection, offering manuscripts by the composer as well as important letters, musical quotations and manuscripts by some of the most influential composers of the nineteenth- and twentieth centuries. Of the 76 lots offered from the collection,...


Magnificent carved wood eagle consoles.

Clarke Offers Stronger Than Most in August.

Released: August 14, 2014

With all the various gadgets we keep close to ourselves every day, the internet is always within arm’s reach. And with the internet always within arm’s reach, there is really no excuse for missing an opportunity bid on an important sale, no matter what time of year it is.  So in between beach naps on August 18th, make sure that your internet accessible technology is close at hand so you won’t miss the sale at Clarke Auction. Thinking of the beach, one might think of Miami. And what could be more Miami, or summer for that matter, than an immaculate 1982 Ferrari 308 GTSi.  ...


One of David Tobey's paintings that will be featured in the Pleiades Exhibition April 19 - May 10, 2014.

Solo Show of Enamels on Canvas by David Tobey Challenges Rules for Mixing Artists’ Paints

Released: April 10, 2014

    "Wet Paint", an exhibition of paintings by artist, musician and educator David Tobey is at Pleiades Gallery in New York April 19th through May 10th. The show consists of paintings created with different kinds of professional painting mediums and chemicals such as solvents and additives that have always been considered to be chemically incompatible with each other when applied wet to a surface. Tobey’s intent is to demonstrate that when careful mixed and manipulated, these elements can form detail in a painting that would normally be  impossible to produce using any ...


Lot 409, Chinese Nephrite Jade Four Panel Screen, Sold for: $68,750

Rago's March 22 Great Estates Auction Tops High Estimate at $1.3 Million

Released: March 25, 2014

RAGO’S MARCH 22 GREAT ESTATES AUCTION TOPS HIGH ESTIMATE AT $1.3 MILLION   Lambertville, NJ: Rago Arts and Auction Center's Great Estates auction on March 22 edged past its high estimate with a total of $1,339,063 in sales.     "This was a classic Estate auction with exceptional property from private homes, estates and collections, priced reasonably, said Tom Martin, who directs the sale. “That’s a formula for success.  It’s also clear to me that more buyers than ever before look to Rago for beautiful traditional furnishings, carpets, silver, American, Cont...


Metro Jazz, Etching 6x9" image.Limited Ed.  10 by HOYES

Caribbean Fine Arts Publishing offers New Etching Edition by HOYES

Released: January 8, 2014

Dear Collector As an established Painter, Printmaker, and Publisher Contemporary Intuitive Artist Bernard Hoyes has announced a special offering of one of his recent Etchings. Over the past forty years, Hoyes has produced Art that lends itself to the subtle differences of the Etching Medium. Since 1992, Hoyes adopted this medium as a means of expression, for its details, its intimacy and craftsmanship. The deliberate implied rhythmic lines and tonal gestures of The Revival Series (for which he is well known) have found new life. The mediums fluidity, intimate scale, and delicate calligr...


Bernard Stanley Hoyes

Visual Arts Master, Bernard Stanley Hoyes Paints Italy with a Touch of the Caribbean

Released: November 4, 2013

Los Angeles - Bernard Stanley Hoyes has vibrantly animated imaginations for over four decades now. Lauded for his keen ability to capture the radiant essence of island life on canvas, the visual master paints with fire in his brush. Italy is in for a torrid touch of the Caribbean as Hoyes joins a gathering of invited artists at the Gallery Mentana for their "International Independence" and "Light and Matter" exhibitions. "International Independence" opened last month and "Light and Matter" opens Saturday, November 2, 2013. Located in the heart of the historical center of Flore...


Bernard Hoyes, Blowin' Rags, Etching, 6x9" image size, edition 10, AP 5

Bernard Stanley Hoyes releases New Etchings

Released: April 5, 2013

Exclusive offer: “Blowin’ Rags” An innovative Etching process, by BERNARD STANLEY HOYES, 6”x 9” image size, on Arches Paper, 10”x14"  Reg. Price: $350. Click below to order 40% OFF COUPON CODE: ETCHING 04/05/2013 Dear Collector As an established Painter, Printmaker, and Publisher Contemporary Intuitive Artist Bernard Hoyes has announced a special offering of one of his recent Etchings. Over the past forty years, Hoyes has produced Art that lends itself to the subtle differences of the Etching Medium. Since 1992, Hoyes adopted this medium as a means of expression, for its d...


"Candlelight Vigil" by Bernard Hoyes/finalist in the Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series

The Bernard Hoyes and Friends Holiday Art Sale Gala

Released: November 25, 2011

Los Angeles - This holiday season will be a wondrous celebration of love, light and vibrant color when Los Angeles' own cultural icon, visual artist Bernard Stanley not only opens his studio for a two-day sale, but also invites several of his friends from the art community to participate with the offerings as well. The Bernard Hoyes and Friends Art Holiday Sale Gala will be held Saturday, December 17 and Sunday, December 18 from 2:00 pm-6:00 pm at his Artist's Studio located at 985 Westchester Place (one block west of Wilton, off Olympic Blvd.) in Los Angeles. Hoyes' work is cur...


ArtSynergies: TRANSFERMATIONS, Mixed Media Digital Printmaking, Roadside Lily, Barbara Doyle, Cotuit Center for the Arts.

Art is Electric at the Boston Cyberarts Festival

Released: April 18, 2011

Art and technology converge at the highly anticipated seventh Boston Cyberarts Festival when artists, filmmakers, dancers, musicians and visionary thinkers come together to bring the best in digitally inspired creativity to Greater Boston. The Festival, a collaboration of visual and performing artists, cultural organi­zations, educators and high-technology professionals, will be headquartered at the newly opened Atlantic Wharf, and take place at museums, galleries, theatres, artist’s studios, schools and public spaces in and around the Boston area, and online from April 22 through May 8...


Purple Elton John Versace Tuxedo

Artfact.com to Host Live Online Auction of Elton John Memorabilia

Released: October 13, 2010

 If you were the mother of an internationally-known rock star, what memorabilia would you keep from his career?  Now, if you were moving to a new home, what would you sell? On October 19, Elton John fans all over the world will have an opportunity to bid live online on memorabilia from the collection of Sheila Farebrother, mother of the iconic rock star.   The auction is hosted by the notable UK auction house Gorringes and will be broadcast live online by the Boston-based Artfact.com, the world's leading online auction portal, and its UK sister site Invaluable.com.&n...


Dr.  Stephen J.A.  Bury, newly appointed Andrew W.  Mellon Chief Librarian.

DR. STEPHEN J. BURY APPOINTED TO THE POST OF ANDREW W. MELLON CHIEF LIBRARIAN AT THE FRICK ART REFERENCE LIBRARY

Released: February 24, 2010

  The Frick Collection is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Stephen J. Bury to the post of Andrew W. Mellon Chief Librarian at the Frick Art Reference Library. For the past ten years, he has been at the British Library, the national library of the United Kingdom, and one of the world’s greatest research institutions, where he is a Deputy Director and Head of European and American Collections, as well as Maps, Music, and Philatelic Collections. Previously, Dr. Bury was Head of Learning Resources at the Chelsea College of Art & Design, London. Comments Anne L. Poule...


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