James Allen St. John illustration art leads Heritage’s Oct. 4 sale

Original James Allen St. John art for the cover of At the Earth’s Core, est. $80,000-$120,000
Original James Allen St. John art for the cover of At the Earth’s Core, est. $80,000-$120,000
Original James Allen St. John art for the cover of At the Earth’s Core, est. $80,000-$120,000

DALLAS ‚Äď James Allen St. John was a prolific artist, known best for his work illustrating novels by Edgar Rice Burroughs. He helped bridge the space between the written word and the imagination of the reader.¬†Seven¬†examples¬†of his work from a collection will be up for¬†auction¬†October 4 in¬†Heritage¬†Auctions‚Äô¬†Illustration Art¬†event. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through¬†LiveAuctioneers.

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Eclectic delights offered at Kensington Estate Auction Oct. 4

Silk banner from 1935 advertising the exploitation film Marijuana, est. $500-$1,000
Silk banner from 1935 advertising the exploitation film Marijuana, est. $500-$1,000
Silk banner from 1935 advertising the exploitation film Marijuana, est. $500-$1,000

CLINTONDALE, N.Y. ‚Äď On Monday, October 4, Kensington Estate Auction‚Äôs online auction will tempt the collector and dealer alike. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through¬†LiveAuctioneers.

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NOMA presents Dawn DeDeaux retrospective

Dawn DeDeaux, ‚ÄėDaisy Space Clown in Black Field,‚Äô 2013, Digital Drawing on polished acrylic (ed.1/3), 88 x 40 inches, Collection of the Artist, Photo by Dawn DeDeaux ¬© Dawn DeDeaux
Dawn DeDeaux, ‚ÄėDaisy Space Clown in Black Field,‚Äô 2013, Digital Drawing on polished acrylic (ed.1/3), 88 x 40 inches, Collection of the Artist, Photo by Dawn DeDeaux ¬© Dawn DeDeaux
Dawn DeDeaux, ‚ÄėDaisy Space Clown in Black Field,‚Äô 2013, Digital Drawing on polished acrylic (ed.1/3), 88 x 40 inches, Collection of the Artist, Photo by Dawn DeDeaux ¬© Dawn DeDeaux

NEW ORLEANS ‚Äď The New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) presents Dawn DeDeaux: The Space Between Worlds, the first comprehensive museum exhibition for the pioneering multimedia artist Dawn DeDeaux, on view October 22 through January 23, 2022. One of the first American artists to connect questions about social justice to emerging environmental concerns, DeDeaux‚Äôs art responds to an uncertain future imperiled by runaway population growth, breakneck industrial development, and the imminent threat of climate change.

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Jeffrey S. Evans: finding stories behind great objects

For auctioneer Jeffrey Evans, the most enjoyable part of the job is researching objects and collecting stories about who made them and what family owned and used them. Photo by Ron Blunt Photography, courtesy of Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates.
For auctioneer Jeffrey Evans, the most enjoyable part of the job is researching objects and collecting stories about who made them and what family owned and used them. Photo by Ron Blunt Photography, courtesy of Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates.
Auctioneer Jeffrey Evans loves researching objects, collecting stories about who made them and what family owned and used them. Photo by Ron Blunt Photography, courtesy of Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates.

MT. CRAWFORD, Va. ‚Äď Jeff Evans, president and senior auctioneer of Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates, is passionate about researching the decorative arts and material culture of the¬†Shenandoah Valley of Virginia and also 19th-century American glass. Starting at the age of 11 in his family‚Äôs auction business, he gained an appreciation for interesting and well-made objects as well as their origin stories. He gained control of that business before graduating high school and now eagerly shares his knowledge through lectures as well as several books he has written or co-written.

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