Entries by Tom Hoepf

Jasper52 prints auction April 1 spans past 2 centuries

  NEW YORK – Jasper52 will conduct an online only auction of prints, multiples and works on paper Sunday, April 1, beginning at 5:30 p.m. Eastern time. This 119-lot auction has a mix of modern and antique prints spanning from the 19th to the 20th century. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

Chinese calligraphy, Japanese woodblock print top Clars results for March

  OAKLAND, Calif. – Clars Auction Gallery’s March 19 sale of fine art, decorative art, furniture, jewelry/timepieces and Asian art featured the second installment of a select collection of decorative arts and furnishings from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; important works from contemporary Chinese masters including Yo Youren and Zhang Daqian; fine art […]

Hermes handbags made for the discriminating few

  Cleopatra had all the luxury goods the ancient world could offer – but the Queen of the Nile did not have to carry her own stuff. Handbags arose when women took charge of their own lives and had to have their personal possessions on call wherever they traveled.

Designer Raymond Loewy never left well enough alone

  Many find it surprising to learn Raymond Loewy, the designer of so many quintessential American products, was born in Paris. He was born in 1893 to an Austrian father and French mother, and died July 14 (Bastille Day), 1986 in Monte Carlo. One can find many examples of Loewy’s designs for sale in the […]