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PALEKH, Russia (AP) – A squirrel tail. Wolf teeth. Sheets of gold. Flax oil. These are the things Vladimir Buldakov uses to work a feat of modern-day alchemy: transforming an ordinary papier-mache box into a gilded miniature masterpiece that will tell the story of saints or heroes, fairies or dragons. Buldakov comes from Palekh, a […]
CHICAGO – A significant group of works on paper by celebrated Chinese artists Liu Dan, Wu Changshuo and Zhao Shao’ang will highlight Hindman’s Asian Art sales on Tuesday, March 28 and Wednesday, March 29. Korean and Japanese ceramics and craft will also be a focal point of the series. With more than 450 lots across […]
CHICAGO – Dedicated to the most influential and important designs of the 20th century, Wright‘s Design sale, scheduled for Thursday, March 30, is a celebration of visionary creators from across the globe. From iconic standards to one-of-a-kind works, this highly vetted auction brings together the quality craftsmanship and ambitious vision that defined the past 100 years […]
NEW YORK — A sideboard is a piece of furniture that has a flat top and drawers in which to store linens or dining ware, but it can be so much more than that. Elite Mid-century Modern artisans seized upon the sideboard’s potential and transformed this dining room workhorse into a work of art.