SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Turner Auctions + Appraisals will present the Julianna Southall Glumac Collection on Sunday, Aug. 18, featuring a diverse and eclectic selection of artwork and decorative arts, mostly from the 18th-20th centuries. Mrs. Glumac, one of San Francisco’s finest antique dealers for 20 years, was owner and curator of Southall Antiques. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.
ATLANTA – At the start of each month, ACN columnist Ken Hall gathers top auction highlights from around the United States and beyond. Here’s what made headlines since last month’s Gallery Report (prices include the buyer’s premium unless stated otherwise):
Nike Moon Shoes, $437,500, Sotheby’s
A pair of Nike Moon Shoes, designed by Nike co-founder Bill Bowerman for runners at the 1972 Olympic trials, sold for $437,500 at an auction held July 23 by Sotheby’s in New York City. It was a new world record for a pair of sneakers. The previous record of $190,373 was set in 2017, when a pair of Converse sneakers worn by Michael Jordan in the 1984 Olympic basketball finals gaveled for $190,373.
DALLAS – Two lots from the most famous vampire movie ever made emerged as the two most expensive lobby cards ever sold and claimed the top two results in Heritage Auctions’ movie poster auction July 27-28. The sale totaled $1,975,550 and boasted stellar sell-through rates of 98.7 percent by value and 96.7 percent by lots sold.
MONROVIA, Calif. – Moran’s Traditional Collector auction July 21 lit up the summer auction season with a fine selection of decorative items, furniture and fine art. Steadfast silver, unique armor and quality furnishings appealed to seasoned and novice collectors alike. Absentee and Internet live bidding was available through LiveAuctioneers.
CLEVELAND (AP) – The Cleveland Browns are honoring Hall of Fame quarterback Otto Graham with a statue outside FirstEnergy Stadium.
ABILENE, Kan. (AP) – A museum honoring President Dwight Eisenhower in his childhood home in Kansas reopened Monday after undergoing its first comprehensive renovation since the 1970s.
WILLOUGHBY, Ohio – Milestone Auctions has announced details of its August 10 Summer Premier Firearms Auction, featuring nearly 600 lots of antique and modern guns, rifles and shotguns, with a special section dedicated to Civil War arms. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
NEW YORK – A substantial and wide-ranging auction titled Artful Interiors: Decorative Art & Furniture will be presented online Wednesday, Aug. 7, by Jasper52. Bidders will discover an array of decorative objects—antique to modern—to enhance their abode. Bid absentee or live online through LiveAuctioneers.
BILBAO, Spain – The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao is presenting the exhibition titled “Thomas Struth,” a complete journey through five decades of one of the most influential European postwar photographers, whose evolution as an artist has been marked by social concerns. The show will open Oct. 2
NEW YORK – Opening Sept. 27, “Order and Ornament: Roy Lichtenstein’s Entablatures” will present a concentrated selection of 15 works on paper related to the artist’s Entablatures series, as well as a display of preparatory materials.