Sun rises on Lichtenstein pair at Heritage; paintings may bring $600,000

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Roy Lichtenstein’s 1964 ink and graphite on paper masterpiece, “Sunrise; Sunset,” is expected to realize more than $400,000 at Heritage Auctions Oct. 23, 2012. Sunrise; Sunset is doubly important because it represents the first time the Benday dot grew to an enormous proportion, which was then cropped to form the Sun in this work,” said Frank Hettig, director of Modern & Contemporary Art. Read More +

Asian, ancient, ethnographic works of art go live Oct. 9-24 on iGavel

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Over 500 lots of Asian art and antiques, from antiquity through the 20th century, will be offered online Oct. 9-24, 2012. Led by expert and scholar Lark Mason, top sale highlights include a rare and important 18th century Chinese Imperial Zitan armchair, a 17th century Chinese landscape-decorated rhinoceros horn cup and an early 20th century large Chinese celadon jade vase and cover, which could bring $250,000 to $350,000. Read More +