Veteran dealer’s holdings to be sold by Turner Auctions Aug. 18

Gouache on paper of dancers, frame: 21½in. high x 24¾in. wide, image: 19½in. high x 22½in. wide, overall good condition. Estimate:  $2,000-$3,000. Turner Auctions + Appraisals

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.

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Gallery Report: Rare Nike running shoes sell for record $437,500

 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.

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Dracula reigns over Heritage Auctions movie poster sale

This ‘Dracula’ (Universal, 1931) title lobby card, graded in very fine condition, 11in. x 14in., sold for $114,000. Heritage Auctions image

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.
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16th century suit of armor charges to $31K at Moran’s

A German cuirassier suit of armor sold for $31,250. Moran’s image

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.

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Browns to honor quarterback Otto Graham with statue

Browns quarterback Otto Graham, as depicted on his Goal Line Art football card. Image courtesy of The Written Word Autographs and LiveAuctioneers

CLEVELAND (AP) – The Cleveland Browns are honoring Hall of Fame quarterback Otto Graham with a statue outside FirstEnergy Stadium.

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Newly renovated Eisenhower museum reopens in Kansas

Eisenhower statue outside the Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum. Image by RM2KX. This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International license.

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.

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Milestone’s Aug. 10 Firearms Auction boasts antique, modern & Civil War rarities

Confederate General Sterling Price’s Model 1849 .31 caliber Colt pocket model and lap desk, with accessories. Manufactured in 1860. Est. $20,000-$30,000

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.

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Jasper52 interiors sale Aug. 7 steeped in European panache

Pair of new German-made Art Deco-style armchairs in Macassar wood and piano lacquer, upholstered in high-quality gray fabric. Estimate: $7,000-$8,000. Jasper52 image

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.

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Thomas Struth photo exhibition coming to Guggenheim Bilbao

Eleonor and Giles Robertson, Edinburgh, 1987. © Thomas Struth

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

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Whitney exhibition studies Lichtenstein’s Entablatures series

Roy Lichtenstein (1923–1997), Entablature VIII, 1976. Embossed screenprint and collage: sheet, 29 1/8 × 44 7/8 in. (74 × 114 cm); image, 21 13/16 × 38 in. (55.4 × 96.5 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; The Roy Lichtenstein Study Collection, gift of the Roy Lichtenstein Foundation 2019.141. © Estate of Roy Lichtenstein

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.

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