Hindman opens runway for Summer Fashion, Accessories sale July 15-16

Moschino ‘Sand Pail’ bag, 1990s, blue leather printed with allover beach motif with appliques, matching leather strap and suede lining with drawstring, stamped ‘Moschino.’ Estimate: $300-$400. Hindman image

CHICAGO – Hindman will conduct their Summer Fashion and Accessories auction July 15-16, which features significant collections of Renée Fleming’s performance gowns, Hermés scarves, Karl Lagerfeld and Moschino originals and iconic Halston designs. The auction, which includes nearly 800 lots dating from the 18th Century to today, will begin at 10 a.m. Central time/11 a.m. Eastern both days. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Julien’s announces auction of Elizabeth Taylor fashions, personal property

Image courtesy of Julien’s Auctions

LOS ANGELES – Julien’s Auctions, the world-record breaking auction house, has partnered with House of Taylor, the entity that preserves and sustains Elizabeth Taylor’s legacy, to announce its highly anticipated event PROPERTY FROM THE LIFESTYLE OF ELIZABETH TAYLOR to take place from Friday, December 6 through Sunday, December 8, 2019 at The Standard Oil Building in Beverly Hills and live online through LiveAuctioneers. This special, three-day event celebrates the luxurious lifestyle and singular career of one of the greatest Hollywood legends of all time, Elizabeth Taylor. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Case’s July 13 auction sparkles with diamonds, fine art  

Leading the jewelry collection is a ring with 7.32 carat oval diamond (G color, VS-1 clarity) and two fancy intense yellow diamonds, each over 1 carat. Estimate $100,000-120,000. Case Antiques image

KNOXVILLE, Tenn.— A Southern socialite’s jewelry, a collection of French paintings, and two sculptures by important outsider artist William Edmondson make for appointment bidding at Case’s July 13 auction. Bid absentee or live online through LiveAuctioneers.

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Frank Lloyd Wright structures named to UNESCO World Heritage List

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. Photo by David Heald. Copyright Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

NEW YORK—The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum has been inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List as part of The 20th Century Architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright, which includes eight major works spanning 50 years of Wright’s career. The designation was announced at the World Heritage Committee meeting on July 7 in Baku, Azerbaijan.

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