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.
The top three lots in the June 18 Asian Works of Art auction at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers together fetched $1 million, with a Chinese bronze ceremonial gong realizing $722,500 alone.
An authenticated bronze Le Desespoir sculpture by renowned artist Rodin may command upwards of $60,000 when it headlines the May 17 Fine & Decorative Arts Auction at Quinn's Auction Galleries.
"Spray," a five-foot tall steel and brass sculpture is among the pieces of the Robert Kidd Gallery of Birmingham, Mich. generating much pre-sale interest ahead of two modern design and fine art auctions, April 23 and May 31, being offered by Heritage Auctions.
In a truly international journey, Artemis Gallery LIVE will host an auction of fine antiquities, Pre-Columbian, Far Eastern, Native-American and ethnographic art March 14, featuring an ancient bronze decorated vessel that may sell for $65,000.
John Moran Auctioneers will host its first auction of the year Feb. 18, with an Antique and Fine Art Sale featuring 220-lots of silver, fine art, Asian artifacts, bronzes, silver, and furniture, including a walnut and parquetry vitrine with gilt bronze cherubs, which may see $20,000.
Among the lots expected to draw top dollar at Kaminski Auctions January Asian auction Jan. 19, is a stunning Qing Dynasty jade censer, and a kesi silk robe.
Among the nearly 1,700 lots that changed hands during Heritage Auction's Estate & Gentleman Collection event this autumn, this bronze and polychromed Buddha from the Ming Dynasty claimed top lot status.