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Stephenson’s New Year’s Day Auction packed with treasures from Philly estates   

Set of eight mid-century modern Johannes Hansen for Knoll ‘The Chair’ teakwood chairs, designed by Hans Wegner. All have ‘Johannes Hansen Copenhagen Denmark’ branded to underside; seven have applied Knoll/Hansen retailer’s label. Estimate $10,000-$14,000

SOUTHAMPTON, Pa. – For more than 60 years, family owned and operated Stephenson’s Auctioneers has earned an impeccable reputation based on its sales of fresh-to-market art and antiques from the Philadelphia area’s most elegant estates. Traditionally, their most anticipated event of the year is their Jan. 1 New Year’s Auction, which, for 2023, will feature high-quality fine and decorative art, jewelry, silver, fine furniture; and other valuables and personal property from residences in the Mid-Atlantic region. All forms of remote bidding will be available for those who cannot attend in person, including phone, absentee or live online through LiveAuctioneers.

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Palm Beach Modern serves up Tupperware’s corporate art collection, Dec. 3

Rico Baca and Wade Terwilliger, co-owners of Palm Beach Modern Auctions, are seated in front of the Richard Mayhew painting. The work was acquired by Tupperware Brands in 1975 and is being seen for the first time outside their campus since then. Image courtesy of PBMA

LAKE WORTH BEACH, Fla. – When Palm Beach Modern’s auctioneer Rico Baca set foot on the Tupperware Brands campus, he knew he was there to look at art that could be sold to the advantage of both firms. What he didn’t expect was the magnitude and importance of the corporate collection, which will be auctioned this Saturday, December 3, with absentee and Internet live bidding through LiveAuctioneers.

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Sterling Associates’ Nov. 9 auction brimming with estate art, jewelry 

Hudson Mindell Kitchell (NY/NJ/RI, 1862-1944), nocturnal landscape, oil on canvas, signed, 23in x 19in (framed size). Estimate $600-$800

NORWOOD, N.J. – New Jersey’s estate specialists, Sterling Associates, will host a November 9, 2022 art and antiques auction featuring a carefully vetted selection of goods from estates and upscale residences in the Garden State and beyond. The boutique auction comprising 178 lots includes an eclectic array of fine and decorative art, furniture, clocks, watches and fine jewelry. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Coker’s Jan. 15 auction led by top-tier Euro. art, antiques with Washington family provenance

Ker-Xavier Roussel (French, 1867-1944), Satyr Chasing a Woodland Nymphette, oil-on-canvas, artist-signed. Size: 12in wide x 9 7/8in high. Provenance: Collection of Dr. Albert K. Chapman; M.R. Schweitzer Gallery NYC (acquired December 1963). Estimate $60,000-$80,000

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – On Saturday, January 15, 2022, John W. Coker & Co., will auction antiques and fine art from several distinguished estates and families. The online-only event, with absentee and Internet live bidding through LiveAuctioneers, is highlighted by a very special selection of European Impressionist and Post-Impressionist paintings formerly in the collection of Dr. Albert Kinkade Chapman (1890-1984), president and CEO of Eastman Kodak.

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Sterling Associates to auction estate art, Rolex, LV trunk & luxury goods, Oct. 20

Marc Chagall (Russian/French, 1887-1985), ‘Couple et Poisson,’ lithograph on Arches paper from period edition, 107/150, artist-signed and numbered in pencil. Estimate $10,000-$15,000

NORWOOD, N.J. – New Jersey’s estate specialists, Sterling Associates, will host an October 20 Fine Art and Antiques Auction featuring a carefully vetted selection of goods from estates and elegant residences in the Garden State, as well as Manhattan, New Orleans, and Jupiter, Florida. The boutique auction comprising 205 lots includes an outstanding array of European, American and Asian art; fine jewelry and coins, furniture, clocks and luxury goods.

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Auction Technology Group to complete acquisition of LiveAuctioneers

NEW YORK – LiveAuctioneers, one of North America’s favorite destinations for fine and decorative arts, antiques and luxury goods, is pleased to announce its acquisition by Auction Technology Group plc (LON:ATG). Following the receipt of final approvals required in order to proceed, ATG expects to complete the acquisition shortly. LiveAuctioneers is currently owned by Cove Hill Partners, a Boston-based, long-term oriented private equity firm that invests in consumer internet and technology businesses.

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Aerial-photo artist Brad Walls releases new series ‘Detached, in Harmony’

Brad Walls, ‘Dissonance,’ aerial photograph from the series ‘Detached, in Harmony.’ Copyright Brad Walls, https://www.bradscanvas.com/, Instagram @bradscanvas

SYDNEY – Award-winning aerial photographer Brad Walls has released a new series titled “Detached, in Harmony,” drawing inspiration from the pandemic, as well as from a renowned 1940s fashion photographer. Audiences are invited to experience the first-of-its-kind conceptual art series from above.

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On August 9, the Boca Raton Arts District Exploratory Corp. (BRADEC) appointed Matthew Cimaglia to its board of directors.

Matthew Cimaglia appointed to BRADEC board of directors

On August 9, the Boca Raton Arts District Exploratory Corp. (BRADEC) appointed Matthew Cimaglia to its board of directors.

The Boca Raton Arts District Exploratory Corp. (BRADEC) has appointed Matthew Cimaglia to its board of directors. Photo credit: Third Summitt

BOCA RATON, Fla. — On August 9, the Boca Raton Arts District Exploratory Corp. (BRADEC), a nonprofit organization whose overall mission is to serve as an incubator for world-class creativity, innovation and education, announced the appointment of executive-level board member Matthew Cimaglia. Cimaglia brings a wealth of experience and expertise to BRADEC, which is operating the fundraising and building of the Boca Raton Center for Arts & Innovation.

Portrait of Timothy Rub, the George D. Widener Director and Chief Executive Officer, Philadelphia Museum of Art. Photo by Elizabeth Leitzell.

Philadelphia Museum of Art Director/CEO to retire in early 2022

Portrait of Timothy Rub, the George D. Widener Director and Chief Executive Officer, Philadelphia Museum of Art. Photo by Elizabeth Leitzell.

Portrait of Timothy Rub, the George D. Widener Director and Chief Executive Officer, Philadelphia Museum of Art. Photo by Elizabeth Leitzell.

PHILADELPHIA — Timothy Rub, the George D. Widener Director and Chief Executive Officer, announced July 30 that he plans to retire in early 2022 after 13 years of service at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Rub, who will turn 70 in early March, has led the museum since September 2009.

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Edmond-Louis Dupain, ‘La Plage a Saint-Malo,’ estimated at $3,000-$5,000

Treasures from Atlanta collections take center stage at Hindman, May 21

Edmond-Louis Dupain, ‘La Plage a Saint-Malo,’ estimated at $3,000-$5,000

Edmond-Louis Dupain, ‘La Plage a Saint-Malo,’ estimated at $3,000-$5,000

ATLANTA – On May 21, Hindman will present its spring Atlanta Collections auction which blooms with artwork, furniture, and decorative objects from important regional collections and estates—and some sales will benefit area non-profits. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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