Pegg to head Heritage 20th-century design dept.

DALLAS – Heritage announced the launch of a new category, 20th-Century Art and Design. Thom Pegg will serve as director of the department and currently is organizing the inaugural auction scheduled for Dec. 11.

Pegg is a veteran of the auction scene, having spent the last 12 years as a specialist in art and design at the Treadway-Toomey 20th Century Auction in Chicago. In addition to his tenure as an auction specialist, he has held ownership in galleries specializing in 20th-century art and design in Chicago, Los Angeles, Indianapolis and his native city of St. Louis. He is well-regarded for his knowledge of 20th century art, especially in the categories of early abstraction, American Scene painters, African-American art and Magic Realism. Pegg has been involved in the field for the past 23 years.

To discuss consigning items to the 20th-Century Art and Design auction, please call Thom Pegg at 1-800-872-6467, extension 1742, or email him at