Entries by Sheila Gibson-Stoodley

Gallery Report: Ted Williams, Uncle Sam and a prize pumpkin made headlines in May

ATLANTA – At the beginning of each month, ACN columnist Ken Hall compiles the most notable auction highlights from across the United States and the world as well. The June 2023 edition of Ken’s Gallery Report showcases a wealth of compelling results. All prices quoted include the buyer’s premium, except where noted. Kusama’s A Pumpkin […]

Thomas Baines’ Africa paintings are top draws at Bonhams, June 8

LONDON – In July 1862, the British painter and explorer Thomas Baines (1820-1875) became one of the first foreigners to reach the Victoria Falls, discovered by the Scottish missionary-explorer David Livingstone 10 years earlier. In 1858, Baines had been the artist on Livingstone’s ill-dated expedition to explore the navigability of the Zambesi. Both these experiences […]