DALLAS — One of Kenny Scharf’s most beloved and fully customized art cars, a mint-condition 1960 Cadillac Coupe De Ville Scharf titled Astro Cumulo Uber Express (created in 2005, with a public debut during 2006’s Art Basel Miami) is coming to Heritage Auctions on Tuesday, May 23. It leads a focused auction of modern and contemporary art that also features Wayne Thiebaud, Roberto Matta, Hugh Auchincloss Steers, Joan Brown, Sigmar Polke and Alexander Calder. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
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WINDSOR, Conn. – Nadeau’s Auction Gallery saw success at its signature January 1 New Year’s Day sale. After spirited and competitive bidding, it realized $2,664,825, with a 96% sell through rate and rock-solid results across all category. This was Nadeau’s tenth consecutive New Year’s Day Sale that surpassed the seven-figure mark.
WINDSOR, Conn. – Nadeau’s Auction Gallery will conduct its annual New Year’s Day sale on Sunday, January 1, starting at 10 am Eastern time. This event features premier estates from the New England and the mid-Atlantic regions, including property from a private New York collection that is being sold to benefit charitable foundations. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
BOONTON, N.J. – On Wednesday, November 16, Thursday, November 17, and Friday, November 18, Millea Bros. presents its latest Select auction. It will feature art, design and antiques fresh to market from prominent New York area estates, including paintings by Alexander Calder; custom furnishings from a Peter Marino Palm Beach commission; the third and final sale of museum-quality tribal art from the Faith Dorian and Martin Wright Art Trust; and a once-in-a-generation single-owner sale of 18th-century porcelain. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
GENESEO, N.Y. – Cottone Auctions’ late summer Fine Art & Antiques auction, scheduled for Friday, September 23, will feature fine items from private institutions, estates and individuals. The sale will begin at noon Eastern time. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
GENESEO, N.Y. – Cottone Auctions will stage a Fine Art & Antiques sale on Saturday, March 19, starting at noon Eastern time. It will include more than 275 lots and feature the collections of the estate of Elizabeth Strasenburgh of Rochester, New York; Randy and Bette Swift of Fernandina Beach, Florida; the David K. Anderson grandchildren’s trust of Buffalo, New York; various upstate New York museums and institutions, as well as items from prominent estates and individuals. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
MONROVIA, Calif. – The John Moran auction block is still hot from the sale of the Chaffey College Apple-1 computer during the Postwar & Contemporary Art + Design auction that took place Tuesday, November 9. Several media news channels covered the piece of technological history that ultimately sold for $500,000.
NEW YORK – Prints might be the perfect medium for launching an art-collecting career. Seemingly countless beautiful and compelling works by well-known artists are available in this two-dimensional form; the variety of choices can be startling in its breadth and scope. On Wednesday, November 3, starting at 7 pm Eastern time, Jasper52 will conduct a sale of Original Modern Art Lithographs and Etchings in New York. The 67-lot sale features many works by 20th century Pop Art legend Andy Warhol (American, 1928-1987) as well as creations by the peerless master of multiple media, Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881-1973); Alexander Calder (American, 1898-1976), who possessed an almost wizardly command of color; contemporary French artist Michel Delacroix (b. 1933-), whose work focuses on street scenes of Paris; and the beguiling contemporary Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama (b. 1929-). Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
DALLAS, Texas – Heritage Auctions’ May 13 Modern & Contemporary Signature Auction is a decidedly frisky peek at the past, present and future of the definition of art, spanning decades to include masterworks by revered pioneers, celebrated revolutionaries and treasured upstarts. The sale, open now, includes a beer can fashioned into a rattle by Alexander Calder in the 1940s, a hypnotic work made in the 1970s by op art co-founder Victor Vasarely, three digital Everydays by coveted non-fungible token (NFT) artist Beeple, and everything imaginable in between. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.