John Lavery beach painting to crest at Capsule Gallery July 30

John Lavery, (Irish, 1856-1941) ‘The Beach, Tangier’ 1911. Estimate: $80,000-$120,000. Capsule Gallery image

NEW YORK – Capsule Gallery’s American & European Fine Art + Editions sale will be held on Tuesday, July 30, at 12:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Capsuleʼs 156-lot sale features outstanding works from exceptional New York estates and collections including the estates of Rosalie Coe Weir of East 79th Street; Ines Bausili, Madeleine Deutscher, Rona Richman, all from Sutton Place, New York City; and the estate of Marcel Giacometti. The sale also features work from the collection of the late Broadway couple Frank and Jo Sullivan Loesser and the Milbank Collection. Bid absentee or live online through LiveAuctioneers.

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All things Hermès starring in Jasper52 auction July 31

Hermès Birkin 35 Himalaya Blanc crocodile Palladium bag, new or never worn
Estimate $294,000-$353,000. Jasper52 image

NEW YORK – “It’s not a bag, it’s a Birkin!” And Jasper52 will offer nearly 90 of these coveted items in an exclusive Hermès auction July 31. These iconic bags, rare accessories and home furnishings embody the rich history, expert craftsmanship and attention to detail the house of Hermès is celebrated for. Bid absentee or live online through LiveAuctioneers.

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Rare Nike running shoes sell for record-setting $437,500

These 1972 Nike Waffle Racing Flat ‘Moon Shoes’ are the only pair known in unused condition. Image courtesy of Sotheby’s

NEW YORK – Sotheby’s and Stadium Goods are pleased to announce that collector Miles Spencer Nadal has acquired the 1972 Nike Waffle Racing Flat ‘Moon Shoe’ for $437,500 – more than four times the previous world auction record for any pair of sneakers, and multiples of their high estimate of $160,000.
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Ed Ruscha exhibition opens Friday at Tate Modern

‘Pay Nothing Until April 2003,’ Artist Rooms. Acquired jointly with the National Galleries of Scotland through The d’Offay Donation with assistance from the National Heritage Memorial Fund and the Art Fund 2008

LONDON – “Artist Rooms: Ed Ruscha,” the latest in the series of annual free displays in the dedicated Artist Rooms gallery in Tate Modern’s Blavatnik building, opens to the public on July 26 and will run until Spring 2020. It will feature works spanning the entirety of Ruscha’s six-decade career, including large text-based paintings and his iconic photographic series.

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