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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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Shepard Fairey, ‘HOPE (Barack Obama),’ est. $300,000-$500,000. Image courtesy of Heritage Auctions

Shepard Fairey Obama artwork has HOPE of earning $500K at Heritage, May 19

 

Shepard Fairey, ‘HOPE (Barack Obama),’ est. $300,000-$500,000. Image courtesy of Heritage Auctions

Shepard Fairey, ‘HOPE (Barack Obama),’ est. $300,000-$500,000. Image courtesy of Heritage Auctions

DALLAS – Heritage Auctions’ May 19 Modern & Contemporary Art Signature® Auction features a wealth of iconic names from the Postmodern and Contemporary Art movements, led by a scarce version of Shepard Fairey’s iconic HOPE poster, estimated at $300,000-$500,000. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Raymond Yard citrine and gold jewelry suite, commissioned by Joan Crawford, $250,000. Image courtesy of Heritage Auctions

Joan Crawford’s Raymond Yard jewelry suite earns $250K at Heritage

Raymond Yard citrine and gold jewelry suite, commissioned by Joan Crawford, $250,000. Image courtesy of Heritage Auctions

Raymond Yard citrine and gold jewelry suite, commissioned by Joan Crawford, $250,000. Courtesy Heritage Auctions

DALLAS — Joan Crawford’s statement-making necklace, brooch and bracelet, which she commissioned from acclaimed jeweler Raymond Yard, realized $250,000 in Heritage Auctions‘ May 2 Spring Fine Jewelry event.

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American art and illustration luminaries grace Heritage May 10 auction

J.C. Leyendecker, ‘First Long Suit,’ est. $300,000-$500,000. Image courtesy of Heritage Auctions

J.C. Leyendecker, ‘First Long Suit,’ est. $300,000-$500,000. Image courtesy of Heritage Auctions

DALLAS – Heritage Auctions will soon hold one of the most comprehensive – and jubilant – American art events in recent memory. In the words of Senior Vice President Aviva Lehmann, the May 10 American Art Signature® Auction, featuring 150 works, is “a museum-quality auction showing off our strength and ability to curate a perfect sale that covers every genre of American art.” Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Group of four Jean-Michel Basquiat screenprints, ‘Wolf Sausage,’ ‘King Brand,’ ‘Dog Leg Study,’ and ‘Undiscovered Genius,’ $137,500. Image courtesy of Heritage Auctions

Picasso and Basquiat led stellar lineup at Heritage prints auction

Group of four Jean-Michel Basquiat screenprints, ‘Wolf Sausage,’ ‘King Brand,’ ‘Dog Leg Study,’ and ‘Undiscovered Genius,’ $137,500. Image courtesy of Heritage Auctions

Group of four Jean-Michel Basquiat screenprints, ‘Wolf Sausage,’ ‘King Brand,’ ‘Dog Leg Study,’ and ‘Undiscovered Genius,’ $137,500. Image courtesy of Heritage Auctions

DALLAS – Three record-breaking prices helped push the auction total at Heritage Auctions’ April 19 Prints & Multiples Signature® Auction to $2,377,188 – more than double the pre-sale estimate.

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Dale Chihuly, ‘Clear and Gold Chandelier,’ 2000 (detail), est. $100,000-$150,000. © 2022 Chihuly Studio / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.

Monumental Chihuly chandelier lights up Heritage’s May 4 Design sale

Monumental Dale Chihuly chandelier, est. $100,000-$150,000. Image courtesy of Heritage Auctions

Dale Chihuly, ‘Clear and Gold Chandelier,’ 2000 (detail), est. $100,000-$150,000. © 2022 Chihuly Studio / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.

DALLAS – Designed to occupy the grand hall of a palatial residence, the extravagant Dale Chihuly chandelier offered in Heritage Auctions’ May 4 Design Signature® event is one of the largest Chihuly works ever to cross the auction block. It measures 13 feet long and 13 feet in diameter and carries an estimate of $100,000-$150,000. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Tiffany Studios Drophead Dragonfly table lamp, est. $100,000-$150,000. Image courtesy of Heritage Auctions

Tiffany Drophead Dragonfly lamp the center of attraction at Heritage, April 28

Tiffany Studios Drophead Dragonfly table lamp, est. $100,000-$150,000. Image courtesy of Heritage Auctions

Tiffany Studios Drophead Dragonfly table lamp, est. $100,000-$150,000. Image courtesy Heritage Auctions

DALLAS – Property from the Collection of Jeep & Carla Harned, an assemblage well known to collectors of art glass, will grab a share of the spotlight in Heritage Auctions’ Tiffany, Lalique & Art Glass Including Art Nouveau & Art Deco Signature® Auction April 28. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Louis Vuitton SS21 Virgil Abloh malle courrier lozine 110 steamer trunk, est. $80,000-$100,000. Image courtesy of Heritage Auctions

Virgil Abloh Louis Vuitton aims for $100K price at Heritage, May 1

Louis Vuitton SS21 Virgil Abloh malle courrier lozine 110 steamer trunk, est. $80,000-$100,000. Image courtesy of Heritage Auctions

Limited-edition Louis Vuitton SS21 Virgil Abloh malle courrier lozine 110 steamer trunk, est. $80,000-$100,000. Image courtesy of Heritage Auctions

DALLAS — On May 1, during its Spring Luxury Accessories Signature event, Heritage Auctions will offer bidders the opportunity to own a Louis Vuitton SS21 Virgil Abloh malle courrier lozine 110 steamer trunk – a first for the auction house. The trunk carries an estimate of $80,000-$100,000. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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18K gold and aluminum geranium ear clips by JAR, est. $5,000-$7,000. Image courtesy of Heritage Auctions

Heritage to auction commissioned pieces by celebrity jeweler JAR, May 2

 

18K gold and aluminum geranium ear clips by JAR, est. $5,000-$7,000. Image courtesy of Heritage Auctions


18K gold and aluminum geranium ear clips by JAR, est. $5,000-$7,000. Image courtesy of Heritage Auctions

DALLAS – Heritage Auctions‘ May 2 Spring Fine Jewelry event contains a truly spectacular 404-lot lineup that no ardent collector will want to miss. It includes a suite commissioned by Joan Crawford from Raymond Yard as well as the largest private collection of ear clips by the legendary Paris-based American jewelry designer known as JAR. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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1966 Beatles Shea Stadium concert poster, $275,000

Beatles concert poster sets new world auction record at Heritage

1966 Beatles Shea Stadium concert poster, $275,000

1966 Beatles Shea Stadium concert poster, $275,000

DALLAS – The most iconic concert poster of all time is now the most expensive concert poster of all time. On April 16, during Heritage Auctions’ latest Music Memorabilia Signature® Auction, the stunning bright-yellow slab of cardboard promoting the Beatles’ August 23, 1966, concert at New York’s Shea Stadium sold for $275,000 to set a new auction record. That shatters the previous high-water mark of $150,000 shared by both the Shea Stadium poster (set in November) and another advertising Hank Williams’ two concerts scheduled for New Year’s Day 1953 at the Canton Memorial Auditorium in Ohio (established last May).

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