MOUNT CRAWFORD, Va. – Janice Hannah has been named consignment manager at Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates. She is responsible for overall consignments and client cultivation for the auction company.
LONDON – Dirk Boll has been appointed president of Christie’s Europe, Middle East, Russia and India, effective immediately.
HATFIELD, Pa. – Alderfer Auction has named Mary Hunsberger as downsizing & transition coordinator.
NEW YORK – Sotheby’s has named David Schrader head of Private Sales for Contemporary Art, New York.
NEW YORK – The Whitney Museum of American Art announces Tuesday that Marcela Guerrero and Rujeko Hockley have been appointed as assistant curators. Hockley, an assistant curator at the Brooklyn Museum, will begin working at the Whitney on March 6. Guerrero, a curatorial fellow at the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles, will join the curatorial team on April 25.
NEW YORK (AP) — Mary Tyler Moore, the star of TV’s beloved “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” whose comic realism helped revolutionize the depiction of women on the small screen, has died.
SANTA ANA, Calif. – The antiques trade lost one of its true originals on Jan. 12, 2017, with the passing of Don Presley, principal auctioneer and owner of Don Presley Auction Co., Santa Ana, California. Presley had fought a long and courageous battle against cancer, vowing he would “never give up without one heck of a good fight.” He was 71 years old.
HOUSTON (AP) — Astronaut Gene Cernan traced his only child’s initials in the dust of the lunar surface. Then he climbed into the lunar module for the ride home, becoming the last person to walk on the moon.
NEW YORK – Sotheby’s (NYSE: BID) has announced the appointment of Marc Porter as chairman of the Fine Art division. The respected executive will join his fellow Fine Art division chairs, Allan Schwartzman and Amy Cappellazzo, in growing Sotheby’s global specialist departments and advisory businesses. In addition, he will lead the company’s business-development strategy on a global basis. Based in New York, Marc begins at Sotheby’s on January 17.