North America


Edoardo Roberti

Sotheby’s shakes up its Old Masters and Fine Art teams

10 May 2021

Sotheby’s has made changes to its Old Master department in London.

img_44-1.jpg

Upcoming books, maps and prints highlights for summer 2021

10 May 2021

A selection of upcoming books, maps and prints at auctions around the UK and overseas.

img_73-1.jpg

Triennale floor lamp lights the way at Hindman

10 May 2021

On May 20 Hindman's Modern Design sale encompasses works by American and European designers including those from France, Italy and Scandinavia.

img_20-1.jpg

Warhol’s cat colleagues

10 May 2021

Warhol rarity sold in New York auction has feline theme

img_50-2.jpg

Draft of letter at Philadelphia auction shows Churchill’s dilemma over JFK offer

10 May 2021

This typewritten draft of a letter from President Kennedy to Winston Churchill, with annotated amendments by JFK, will feature in the auction of Books and Manuscripts to be held by Freeman’s in Philadelphia on May 20.

Joanne Lewis

New hires, premises, events and a book – the latest round up of people and places across the art and antiques sector

04 May 2021

New faces at Dix Noonan Webb and Heritage are among the Movers & Shakers updates this week.

img_6-2.jpg

Fox Talbot photography group makes record sum

03 May 2021

A group of nearly 200 early images and ephemera by the pioneering photographer William Henry Fox Talbot (1800-77) more than quadrupled its lower estimate at Sotheby’s in New York.

img_21-2.jpg

Martin Luther King's plea from Birmingham Jail

03 May 2021

Sold for $150,000 (£109,490), some 10 times the low estimate, was a lot comprising 11 Xeroxed pages that constitute a pre-publication draft of Martin Luther King’s ‘Letter from Birmingham Jail’ of 1963.

Brooke Lampley, Amy Cappellazzo and Mari-Claudia Jiménez

Changes at the top at Phillips as Sotheby’s restructures Fine Art division

29 April 2021

Sotheby’s and Phillips have announced a number of changes in personnel.

Meissen clock

Rare $2m Meissen collection restituted to Jewish family comes to market in New York this autumn

28 April 2021

A collection of Meissen porcelain assembled by the Oppenheimer family and recently restituted to their heirs is coming to auction this September.

img_28-1.jpg

Show with Pissarro family value

26 April 2021

This wintry landscape, Route Enneigée avec maison, environs d’Éragny, was painted in 1885 by French Impressionist Camille Pissarro (1830-1903).

img_36-1.jpg

Thanks Bud for games group

19 April 2021

Collecting 19th and early 20th century board games and puzzles became a fascination for Bud Newman, who encountered them through his business.

img_36-2.jpg

Putto and puppet produced by Carpeaux emerge at Bonhams LA sale

19 April 2021

One of the most famous works by French sculptor Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux (1827-75) is 'La Danse'.

img_36-3.jpg

Search for glass on the worldwide Webb

19 April 2021

Brunk Auctions of Asheville, North Carolina, is holding a sale of Art Glass on April 23.

img_36-4.jpg

Hocus pocus focus in Chicago

19 April 2021

Henry Dean’s 'The Whole Art of Legerdemain; or Hocus Pocus in Perfection', is one of the rarities in the conjuring and magic publications’ section of Potter & Potter Auctions’ next Magic sale.

img_36-5.jpg

Fengmian nude revealed

19 April 2021

Shapiro is holding an International Fine and Decorative Art sale on April 24-25 in Mamaroneck, New York.

img_58-2.jpg

Obituary: dealer and an auctioneer Isadore Moses Chait (1946-2021)

19 April 2021

‘Izzy’ Chait, founder of the IM Chait Gallery/Auctioneers in Beverly Hills, California, loved a Macallan on the rocks with a twist, Tommy Bahama silk shirts, taking a ride in a classic car, performing in his family band and Asian antiques.

Gorringe's

New recruits at Bonhams and Gorringe’s are the latest Movers & Shakers

15 April 2021

Appointments at auction houses in the UK and US and an anniversary in Germany are the latest updates in the art and antiques sector.

TEFAF New York

TEFAF rethinks New York event

13 April 2021

The organiser of art and antiques fairs 'TEFAF Maastricht' and 'TEFAF New York' has changed the frequency and focus of the American event.

img_27-1.jpg

Why the Defiance should be remembered as well as the Alamo

12 April 2021

The story of the fall of the Alamo is familiar to many, even if only from a famous film version

News

Categories

Tags in this section