In his new position with Morphy’s, Orbe will oversee all fine art consignments, assessing and cataloging works for authenticity, attribution, condition and value. Additionally, he will manage all consignor and buyer relationships that pertain to fine art entrusted to Morphy’s.
BOSTON — International Poster Gallery’s (IPG) “Winter Wanderlust,” its annual holiday poster show featuring travel posters for exotic locales in addition to a selection of general works by renowned poster artists is on display now. From exotic beach resorts along the French Riviera to romantic railway excursions along the snow-capped peaks of Switzerland, the...
The iconic Norman Rockwell painting, “Willie Gillis: Package From Home,” will be offered at auction in Chicago Dec. 1, 2012. The 1941 painting is the first of a series for the Saturday Evening Post that followed the fictional Willie Gillis through his World War II U.S. military service.
Vintage pulp paperback collectors will be pleased to learn Prologue Books is scheduled to release more than 400 ebook titles in crime, science fiction, fantasy and western by the end of 2012. Authors include Edgar Award-winning William Campbell Gault, Max Brand, Hope Mirrlees and Vin Packer.
Heritage Auction's July 26 comic book auction features the Doug Schmell/PedigreeComics.com collection, featuring the single greatest grouping of Silver Age Marvel CGC No. 1 registry sets ever assembled. “After watching Heritage become, by far, the world’s largest comics auction house, I knew that it was the perfect choice for me to sell my private...
Gil Elvgren’s reign as the greatest and most popular pin-up artist of all time continued at Heritage Auctions on June 27 when his masterful "Skirting the Issue (Breezing Up)," 1956, brought $176,500, earning the top spot in the sale and beating its presale estimate several times over.
The Jerry Weist Collection of Science-Fiction and Fantasy art, one of the most important collections of artwork from the genre to ever be offered, anchors Heritage Auction Galleries' June 27-28 sale.
The art establishment is beginning to recognize children's book illustration art as art; the market is booming and the prices of works by top artists in the field have been rising steadily.
For 24 years, the San Francisco Antiquarian Book Print and Paper Fair has drawn bibliophiles together to refine their collections. The fair was Feb. 4-5, 2012. The report from Fair exhibitors was positive. Rosemarie Rustico of San Francisco’s W C Antiques described the first day as “killer busy.” The second day was a bit...
Morphy Auctions recently forged an alliance with the specialist company Sparkle City Comics, of North Bergen, New Jersey to launch a new Comic Book division during a Feb. 9-11, 2011 Toys & Advertising sale that features 200 prized comics from an original-owner collection.