LOS ANGELES — For those that are longing for a sense of adventure, yet don’t want to leave the house, John Moran Auctioneers offers its Art of the American West Online auction on Tuesday, July 26, beginning at noon Pacific time. The 284-lot sale features a wide range of artwork, Native American ceramics, textiles and accessories. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
SARASOTA, Fla. — Andrew Ford, owner and auctioneer of Sarasota Estate Auction, has secured important and powerful works of art for the auction house’s next sale, which takes place Saturday, July 23 and Sunday, July 24. Headlining this 1,300-lot auction will be works by 20th-century American artists Albert York, Romare Howard Bearden and John Chamberlain. In addition, more than 30 pieces of art glass from artists including Dale Chihuly, Stephen Powell and Martin Blank will be sold from the Ringling collection to benefit the scholarship program at the Ringling College of Art & Design in Sarasota. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
LONDON (AP) – A previously unknown self-portrait of Vincent Van Gogh has been discovered behind another of the artist’s paintings, the National Galleries of Scotland said July 14. The self-portrait was found on the back of Van Gogh’s Head of a Peasant Woman when experts at the Edinburgh gallery took an X-ray of the canvas ahead of an upcoming exhibition.
NEW YORK – Richard Armstrong has announced that in 2023, he will retire from his role as director of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and Foundation overseeing the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation and constellation; the Guggenheim Museum, New York; the Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice; the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao; and the future Guggenheim Abu Dhabi. He also serves on the foundation’s board of trustees. In the interim, he will continue to lead the long-term strategic and daily operations of the museums and work together with the board as they search for a new director and transition to new leadership.
PHILADELPHIA – Kamelot Auctions has announced a week of July sales, kicking off on Tuesday, July 19 with an unreserved Jewelry and Handbags sale, followed by a Modern Interiors: Chic, Bamboo and Rattan auction on Wednesday, July 20, and a sale of Estate Furniture and Decorative Arts on Thursday, July 21. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
LOS ANGELES — June 21 is the start of summer and the longest day of the year. Tuesday, June 21, 2022 was when the highly anticipated Post-War and Contemporary Art + Design auction took place at John Moran Auctioneers, and it was a rousing success. More than 275 lots of modern and contemporary paintings, a broad selection of prints and multiples, Brutalist and abstract sculptures, decorative art, and contemporary and mid-century furniture by local and internationally acclaimed designers were presented to an eager and active audience of bidders.
BLOOMFIELD, N.J. – Nye & Company Auctioneers will kick off its Chic and Antique Estate Treasures Auction on Wednesday, July 20, which will contain designer and English furniture and fine and decorative art. Bidding will begin promptly at 10 am Eastern time. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.