A 42-inch tall sculpture of beryllium copper and brass, created by Harry Bertoia, led all lots, realizing $24,000, during Schwenke Auctioneers' Dec. 4 auction.
A 19th century marble sculpture of a mythological water nymph emerging from water, titled "Undine Rising from the Water," is headlining a Feb. 13-14 sale, presented by Thomaston Place Auction Galleries.
Palm Beach Auction Modern Auctions' Nov. 21-22 saw a two-sided metal sculpture by Harry Bertoia command more than $112K in the two-session auction.
One of two bronze sculptures by Lynn Chadwick realized $96,000 to lead all lots in a 342-lot auction recently presented by A. B. Levy’s.
An early 19th century painting by Maurice de Vlaminck may realize between $80,000-$100,000 during John Moran Auctioneers Nov. 17 Decorative Art Auction.
An uncommon gilded bronze sculpture, 'Flight of Europa' cast in 1925 by Paul Manship, finished ahead of its high estimate of $200,000, reaching $213,500, during Schwenke Auctioneers Fall Fine Estates Auction.
Sculptures by French artist Edgar Degas, plus art by Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dali, Alexander Calder, Andre Masson, Roy Lichtenstein, and dozens of others. from the collection of noted Memphis collector and restorer will come to auction June 13.
Sculptures, specifically a record-setting piece by Harry Bertoia, captivated the attention of bidders, during Palm Beach Modern Auctions' autumn art auction.
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.
The phrase "saving the best for last" certainly applied during New Orleans Auction Galleries Dec. 6-7 auction, as the final lot, a four-panel Asian fine art piece commanded $78K — seven times its presale estimate — to finish as the top lot of the sale.