Second Major Fire Consumes Glasgow School of Art's Mackintosh Building

  • The Art Newspaper
  • June 18, 2018 18:13

A blaze that broke out on June 15 at Glasgow School of Art has left its historic heart devastated for a second time since a fire in 2014. Considered Charles Rennie Mackintosh's masterpiece, the Glasgow School of Art (GSA) building was undergoing a massive £35m restoration, including the ...

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On the Market: Historic Julia Morgan-Designed Residence

  • September 03, 2015 10:50
Wilson House in Vallejo, designed by Julia Morgan

An early and fine example of architect Julia Morgan's residences in the First Bay Tradition is on the market in Vallejo, Calif. Designed by Morgan (1872-1957) in an eclectic Beaux-Arts chalet-style with neoclassical and Arts & Crafts features, the magnificent home was completed in 1909 and ...

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O'Keeffe Flower Painting, Tiffany Glass Lead Sotheby's Sales

  • May 20, 2015 21:54
Detail Tiffany "River of Life" Window that fetched $394,000 (estimate $200/300,000).

Masterworks of Tiffany and Prewar Design from the Warshawsky Collection led Sotheby's sale on May 19 to $8 Million total, topped by a Tiffany "Oriental Poppy" Floor Lamp which sold for $1.1 Million, an auction record for the model. The next day American Art fetched a total $38.3 million, just ...

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Construction Begins on $40 Million Museum of the American Arts & Crafts in Florida

  • My Fox Tampa Bay
  • February 18, 2015 22:04
Rendering of the Museum of the American Arts & Crafts Movement, north side.

Florida businessman and art collector Rudy Ciccarello has endowed the Two Red Roses Foundation, a non-profit educational institution, with extraordinary gifts to foster an appreciation of America's Arts & Crafts Movement. Now, the foundation has a new Museum of the American Arts & Crafts ...

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Prices for Charles Rennie Mackintosh Work Soar Following Glasgow School of Art Fire

  • Scotland Now
  • December 29, 2014 14:28
Two chairs from set of six by Charles Rennie Mackintosh sold for £13,200 in March, but two more have just sold for £109,000.

The value of work by Charles Rennie Mackintosh is set to soar in price after the fire at the Glasgow School of Art, according to auction experts. Sellers were “amazed” at the rocketing value of...

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"Revival and Reform—Eclecticism in the 19th-Century Environment" to Open at Morse Museum

  • October 08, 2014 15:00
The Arts window, 1894 Exhibited: 1895 Cotton States and International Exposition, Atlanta; 1898 Tennessee Centennial Exposition, Nashville; 1902 International Exhibition of Modern Decorative Art, Turin, Italy Leaded glass J.  & R.  Lamb Studios, Tenafly, New Jersey, 1857–present Designer: Frederick Stymetz Lamb, American, 1862–1928 Diam.  98 in.

The Arts window, a neoclassical masterpiece by J. & R. Lamb Studios, makes its debut at the Morse Museum of American Art, in Winter Park, Florida, as the centerpiece of a major new exhibition.

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Detroit Hit With a $4 Billion Proposal for City's Art

  • New York Times
  • August 27, 2014 23:38
Selene and Endymion by Nicolas Poussin.

New York-based Art Capital has offered Detroit a loan of up to $4 billion in a new proposal that leaves the city's museum intact with its art used as collateral.

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Gustav Stickley, now in paperback

  • PHAIDON store
  • March 10, 2011 15:16
The paperback volume "Gustav Stickley," by David Cathers, will be released March 30, 2011.

Phaidon has released a massive paperback about Gustav Stickley (1858-1942), the iconic character and one of the most influential figures of the American Arts & Crafts movement. Stickley was a self-made man whose furniture company, Craftsman Workshops, and the seminal magazine he founded in ...

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Early 20th c. decorative arts soar at Rago auction

  • October 10, 2010 21:28
A rare Tiffany Studios pottery bowl with fern decoration, perhaps the only example known, sold for $25,620, against a pre-sale estimate of $15,000-20,000.

Rago Arts and Auction Center totalled a strong $5.6 million for 1,380 lots in its 20th c. Design sale, from October 1 to 3. Pieces dating from the early 20th century, including Roycroft furniture and metalwork, which completely sold-out, elicited fierce bidding "at levels not seen since 2007," ...

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Roycroft among highlights at upcoming Rago sale

  • September 13, 2010 23:16
DARD HUNTER, ROYCROFT, Exceptional hammered copper and silver candelabrum, 1906-08.  Orb and Cross mark.  Est.  $20,000 - $30,000

A browse-worthy duo of 20th-century design auctions is slated for a three-day weekend this fall. Rago Arts and Auction Center in Lambertville, New Jersey, will offer up several hundred choice decorative items, from Arts & Crafts pieces by Stickley and a Louis Comfrot Tiffany sketchbook to ...

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Clear as Mud: Early 20th Century Kentucky Art Pottery

  • ARTFIXdaily ArtWire
  • June 27, 2010 22:47
The cover displays Hadley, Selden-Bybee and Cornelison pottery.

Clear as Mud: Early 20th Century Kentucky Art Pottery, edited by Warren Payne, is a ground-breaking new book on the art pottery produced in Kentucky during the first half of the 20th century. From Cornelison Bybee to Waco, Louisville Pottery Co. (Cherokee) to Hadley, a variety of makers is ...

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Tiffany, Nakashima featured in Skinner's 20th-century design sale

  • Auction Central News
  • March 25, 2010 23:11
George Nakashima conoid desk of walnut, circa 1960.  Estimate $20,000-$24,000.  Skinner Inc.

Art Nouveau, Arts & Crafts, Art Deco, Mid-century Modern and Studio Movement furniture and decorative arts, including Scandinavian modern, will be auctioned March 27 at Skinner's in Boston. Highlights include a Tiffany student lamp, bronze with green damascene shades, estimated at ...

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From Thomas Hart Benton to Tiffany Studios: Cottone's Sept. 26 auction offers fresh-to-market goodies

  • RocNow
  • September 23, 2009 14:44
Thomas Hart Benton at Cottone Auctions

GENESEO, N.Y. - Off the beaten track, Cottone’s is dubbed the Christie’s of cow country. The upstate New York firm is known to yield treasures long tucked away in local houses — recently, a Remington bronze brought $600,000 and a Tiffany lamp garnered $90,000. Highlights in next Saturday's ...

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