Entries by Tom Hoepf

Scrumptious treats in store at Nye & Co. auction Oct. 30

BLOOMFIELD, N.J. – Just in time for Halloween, Nye & Company’s Wednesday, Oct. 30 Estate Treasures Auction will have plenty of treats.  “The trick will be to get your bids in before it’s too late,” said Nye & Company spokesman Andrew Holter. “The sale features items for just about everybody and every taste, whether it […]

MoMA reopens with more space, fresh juxtapositions

NEW YORK (AP) – The Museum of Modern Art’s new $450 million, 47,000-square-foot expansion offers visitors more than much-needed elbow room. It emphasizes new juxtapositions of works to encourage broader perspectives and new narratives. The revamped MoMA, a third bigger than the old one, opens to the public on Oct. 21.

Kusama art exhibit immerses viewers in field of glowing gourds

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – The eerie yellowish glow from polka-dotted pumpkins stretch out in a never-ending field in all directions. Pumpkins float above you and cover the ground at your feet. You’re not just standing among the bright gourds; you’re immersed in them. That’s the magic of “Infinitely Kusama,” the newest art installation at the Indianapolis […]

Pax Romana Oct. 27 antiquities sale led by rare Greek Hoplite helmet

LONDON – Pax Romana, Britain’s premier dealer and auctioneer of fully authenticated and certified antiquities, will host a Sunday, Oct. 27 auction of expertly curated ancient art, wearable jewelry, relics and weaponry. Featured items reflect the artistic and intellectual achievements of some of the world’s greatest civilizations, with a timeline that incorporates Ancient Egypt, Greece […]

Vogt Galleries devotes Oct. 26 auction to Texas artists

SAN ANTONIO, Texas – Vogt Galleries will conduct a Texas Art Auction on Saturday, Oct. 26. The auction presents 160 curated artworks created by esteemed artists from Texas or pieces that highlight Texas as a subject. The sale includes original paintings and pottery by over 70 preeminent artists, fresh-to-market from private collections and estates throughout […]