In the Feb. 4, 2015 issue of Antique Trader, Mary Manion explores the work, inspiration and influence of modern art master Alberto Giacometti in her Arts Markets column. While Giacometti's name may not be as recognizable as his contemporaries, the sculptor’s masterpieces helped redefine modern art and are fetching record-setting amounts at auction.
A 23 1/2-inch tall bronze by Frederic S. Remington, “The Bronco Buster,” signed and stamped by the Roman Bronze works, walked away with top lot honors, during a recent Fine Art and Antiques Auction offered by Thomaston Place Auction Galleries.
A pair of Russian Fabergé Workmaster silver and enamel eggs by Mikhail Perkhin are among the lots expected to spark intense bidding, during Ahler's & Ogletree's Jan. 1 auction.
Although weathervanes certainly played a critical role in weather observations by sea merchants, farmers and others, but today they are popular items of folk art.
Two hanging scrolls by renowned Chinese artist Zhang Daqian will cross the auction block Dec. 15 at Michaan's Auctions, and one will with a presale estimate of $100,000 to $150,000 will likely vie for top lot status.
A 15th century early Ming Dynasty Xuande Mark gilt-bronze Bodhisattva topped all lots, commanding $350,000, during I.M. Chait's Post-Asia Week Auction.
More than 300 lots of modern art and design, including many amusing and imaginative pieces, are headlining Palm Beach Modern Auction's Nov. 1 sale.
You may know the name Anthony Quinn best for his Academy Award nominated performance in "Zorba the Greek," but did you know he enjoyed a career as a revered artist and sculptor? In her latest Art Markets column Mary Manion explores Quinn's artistic expressionism which continues to inspire.
Kaminski Auctions' Sept. 7 auction is an eclectic mix of items to be sure. The Twentieth Century and Modern Design auction will feature pieces by noted sculptors Diego Giacometti and Alexander Calder, along with a unique collection of memorabilia from famed clown, Bozo.
A Chinese famille rose baluster jar/cover painted with scrolling lotuses and foliage on a dark blue, yellow, turquoise and pink background, may see $4,000 during the two-day Interiors sale offered by Dreweatts & Bloomsbury.