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.
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.
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.
The eclectic lifetime collection of one of New Orleans most colorful characters will cross the auction block May 17-18 at New Orleans Auction Galleries.
Kaminski Auctions is bringing an eclectic assortment of pieces to market May 10 during its 20th Century and Modern Design auction, which will include a fascinating chromed steel sculpture titled the "Walking Jackman."
Nye and Company is aiming to end the year on a high note with its Holiday Auction, featuring nearly 200 lots from the collection of Dustin Hoffman, Academy Award winning actor, and going on now through Dec. 17th.
An extremely rare miniature great blue heron made by renowned American carver A. Elmer Crowell (1862-1952) sold for $31,050. It was an auction record for a Crowell miniature, breaking the previous mark set about five minutes earlier, when the lot immediately preceding the blue heron – an American egret standing 8 1/2 inches tall...
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