BALTIMORE – The 2020 Baltimore Art, Antique & Jewelry Show, postponed from August to November, is officially rescheduled to 2021. Recent updates from government officials regarding the use of the Baltimore Convention Center will prevent the show from taking place throughout the remainder of 2020.
ST. LOUIS (PRNewswire) – The International Photography Hall of Fame and Museum is has announced its 2020 class of Photography Hall of Fame inductees, which will be added to the Hall of Fame and Museum, located in the Grand Center Arts District in St. Louis.
DALLAS – It is, quite simply, one of the most recognizable accessories worn on stage in the history of popular music: a Michael Jackson personally owned crystal-studded glove worn on stage during the Victory Tour (1984) will thrill his fans at Heritage Auctions’ Entertainment & Music Memorabilia Auction Aug. 8-9. View the fully illustrated catalog on 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. All prices include the buyer’s premium.
Rungius oil painting, $372,000, Abell Auction
An oil on canvas painting by Carl Clemens Moritz Rungius (1869-1959), titled Alarmed (Big Horn Rocky Mountain Sheep), sold for $372,000 at a Fine Art & Antiques auction held June 14 by Abell Auction in Commerce, Calif. Also, an 18K gold, platinum and fancy natural gray-blue and pink diamond ring realized $300,000; Bob Kuhn’s (1920-2007) painting of a wading elephant titled Aquacade made $114,000; and Bob Kuhn’s Cool, Cool Sand, circa 1987, reached $102,000. Read more
NEW YORK – Advertising is ubiquitous and has appeared on a wide array of everyday products from calendars and signs to tins, pocketknives and more. Advertising clocks have long been a popular collectible with broad crossover appeal. They are pursued by advertising and clock enthusiasts as well as those who collect whatever product a given clock may be promoting.
NEW YORK – Christie’s New York online sale of Handbags & Accessories: Summer in the City that concluded July 28 totaled $2,266,750. It marked the highest total for an online handbag sale at Christie’s, with 88% sold by lot and 117% hammer compared to the low estimate. There was global participation with registered bidders from 29 countries. View the fully illustrated catalog on LiveAuctioneers.
OAKLAND, Calif. – Clars Auction Gallery’s Aug. 9 sale will feature a fine selection of Asian artwork. Highlights include a Zhang Daqian (Chang Dai-chien), Red Leaves and Bird, ink and color on paper, estimated at $15,000-$20,0000. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.
NEW YORK – Jasper52 will conduct an online auction of some of the world’s rarest and most coveted designer accessories on Tuesday, Aug. 4. The auction is composed of more than 200 lots of one-of-a-kind Birkin bags to limited edition jewelry designs. Bid absentee or live online exclusively through LiveAuctioneers.