News about Wood Paintings
Hollywood backdrops come to the forefront in Boca Raton
BOCA RATON, Fla. – The first museum show dedicated to Hollywood’s painted backdrops, the grandest illusions ever created for the movies, makes its world premiere in South Florida at the Boca Raton Museum of Art. Titled Art of the Hollywood Backdrop: Cinema’s Creative Legacy, it opens on April 20 and continues through January 22, 2023.
Stars’ photos & contracts featured in RR’s Hollywood sale, Dec. 16
BOSTON – Stars of the silver screen feature in RR Auction‘s December 16 Hollywood sale, which is highlighted by a wealth of outstanding signed photographs of icons like Marilyn Monroe, James Dean, Marlon Brando, Rudolph Valentino, Judy Garland, Audrey Hepburn, John Wayne, Grace Kelly, Alfred Hitchcock. View the fully illustrated catalog on LiveAuctioneers.
Apple-1 computer in Koa wood case achieves $500K at John Moran
MONROVIA, Calif. – The John Moran auction block is still hot from the sale of the Chaffey College Apple-1 computer during the Postwar & Contemporary Art + Design auction that took place Tuesday, November 9. Several media news channels covered the piece of technological history that ultimately sold for $500,000.
John Moran offers Apple-1 in koa wood case, Nov. 9
MONROVIA, Calif. – John Moran Auctioneers‘ Postwar & Contemporary Art + Design sale, scheduled for November 9, is dynamic in every way. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.