Tag Archive for: Ernie Barnes

Alice Baber and others set world auction records at John Moran

    Alice Baber, ‘Swirl of Sounds - The Ghost in the Banyan Tree,’ $187,500


Alice Baber, ‘Swirl of Sounds – The Ghost in the Banyan Tree,’ $187,500

LOS ANGELES — John Moran Auctioneers concluded its summer season of sales with the Summer Modern & Contemporary Art auction on Tuesday, August 30. Though it had just 56 lots, the selection included some heavy hitters, and achieved three world auction records.

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Ernie Barnes baseball scene should round the bases easily at Hindman, Sept. 28

Ernie Barnes, ‘Untitled (The Stare),’ estimated at $80,000-$120,000

Ernie Barnes, ‘Untitled (The Stare),’ estimated at $80,000-$120,000

CHICAGO – Hindman will offer a compelling selection of contemporary American art in its Wednesday, September 28 Post-War & Contemporary Art auction, highlighted by distinguished names who have recently taken the art world by storm. Among the offerings in this sale will be works by Ernie Barnes, Fred Eversley and Nathaniel Mary Quinn. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Yaacov Agam window installation a top draw at Abell Auction, Sept. 25

Yaacov Agam double-sided polymorph window installation, created for the Spreckels Theater in San Diego, estimated at $200,000-$300,000

Yaacov Agam double-sided polymorph window installation, created for the Spreckels Theater in San Diego, estimated at $200,000-$300,000

LOS ANGELES – A collection of powerful works by Yaacov Agam, Ernie Barnes, Jean Dubuffet, Ed Ruscha and Fritz Scholder comes to Abell Auction Co. as part of the Exceptional Modern Art and California Estates sale on Sunday, September 25. Live bidding for the online auction starts at 9 am Pacific time. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Andy Warhol ‘John Wayne’ screenprint from the estate of the late actor, est. $70,000-$90,000

Warhol’s ‘John Wayne’ leads the way at John Moran, Aug. 30

Andy Warhol ‘John Wayne’ screenprint from the estate of the late actor, est. $70,000-$90,000

Andy Warhol ‘John Wayne’ screenprint from the estate of the legendary actor, est. $70,000-$90,000

LOS ANGELES — John Moran Auctioneers will conduct its Summer Modern & Contemporary auction on Tuesday, August 30, starting at noon Pacific time. This sale will feature many exceptional artists and their most impressive works, but one stands alone: Andy Warhol’s screenprint portrait of John Wayne. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Maurice Sendak, ‘Let the Wild Rumpus Start! (Happy Birthday Wild Things!),’ $212,500. Image courtesy of Heritage Auctions

Sendak romps, Peale’s Washington saluted at Heritage American art sale

 Left: Maurice Sendak, ‘Let the Wild Rumpus Start! (Happy Birthday Wild Things!),’ $212,500; Right: Rembrandt Peale portrait of George Washington, $591,000. Images courtesy of Heritage Auctions


Left: Maurice Sendak, ‘Let the Wild Rumpus Start! (Happy Birthday Wild Things!),’ $212,500; Right: Rembrandt Peale portrait of George Washington, $591,000. Images courtesy of Heritage Auctions

DALLAS – Spanning George Washington to the Wild Things, Heritage Auctions’ latest American Art Signature® Auction set numerous auction records May 10 on its way to a $6 million finish.

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