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PHILADELPHIA — Freeman’s Thursday, May 18 Design auction presents a one-of-a-kind collecting opportunity: two stunning rose windows originally created for St. Paul’s Presbyterian Church in West Philadelphia. Presented at an estimate of $150,000-$250,000 each, the windows are noteworthy not only for their beauty and opulence, but also their singularity: the sale marks the first time a Tiffany Studios rose window has ever been offered at auction. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – After a hiatus of more than three years, Myers Fine Art will return to the auction spotlight on April 30 with a 459-lot auction that bears all the hallmarks of their signature style. Bidders can look forward to seeing a high-quality, estate-fresh selection of scrupulously researched artworks with impeccable provenance. Each and every item has been personally curated by Myers’ owners Mike Myers and Mary Dowd, whose combined decades of experience in the fine art sector serve as the basis for auction catalogs whose scholarly descriptions are both lauded and trusted throughout the art world.
NEW YORK — Alexander Calder became synonymous with kinetic sculptures when he began crafting his mobiles in the 1930s, but he was not the first to create these moving works of art. Vladimir Tatlin and Alexander Rodchenko, among others, explored the form’s possibilities before Calder entered the picture. Stemming from the Greek word kinetikos, which means “of motion,” kinetic sculptures are three-dimensional works made with a wide range of techniques and materials. The key detail they share in common is that they move.
CHICAGO – Dedicated to the most influential and important designs of the 20th century, Wright‘s Design sale, scheduled for Thursday, March 30, is a celebration of visionary creators from across the globe. From iconic standards to one-of-a-kind works, this highly vetted auction brings together the quality craftsmanship and ambitious vision that defined the past 100 years and continues to shape the way we live today. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
LAKE WORTH BEACH, Fla. – On Saturday, March 4, beginning at noon Eastern time, Palm Beach Modern Auctions will open its winter premier sale with a 194-lot single owner collection of works by famed 20th- and 21st-century artists. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
DALLAS – Heritage Auctions events held one week apart brought in nearly $2 million and proved the enduring appeal of early- and mid-20th-century design by American artists and designers, as well as works by their international peers, and continued the super-charged trend for enhancing our homes. Collector favorites Tiffany Studios, Harry Bertoia and George Nakashima topped the sales.
LINCOLN PARK, N.J. – Willow Auction House will hold its Summer Curated and Groll Estate Auction on June 16, beginning at noon Eastern time. The sale features more than 250 lots of artwork, furniture, rugs, decorative items and firearms. Also included are items from the estates of artist Albert Lorey Groll and Judge Edwin L. Garvin. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.