Estate of guru behind Von Dutch, Ed Hardy presented at Abell, May 12-13

Mr. Brainwash, ‘Bowie (DIPTYCH),’ est. $6,000-$8,000
 Mr. Brainwash, ‘Bowie (DIPTYCH),’ est. $6,000-$8,000

Mr. Brainwash, ‘Bowie (DIPTYCH),’ est. $6,000-$8,000

LOS ANGELES – Personal belongings of the French fashion designer and marketing phenomenon Christian Audigier – who attracted celebrities such as Michael Jackson, Madonna and Britney Spears to promote the Von Dutch and Ed Hardy fashion lines – will be offered on May 12-13 at Abell Auction Co., starting at 9 am Pacific time each day. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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East meets West in Greene & Greene’s ‘crafty’ designs

This table lamp, designed for the Blacker House, attained $410,000 plus the buyer’s premium in October 2015. Image courtesy of Rago Arts and Auction Center and LiveAuctioneers.
This table lamp, designed for the Blacker House, attained $410,000 plus the buyer’s premium in October 2015. Image courtesy of Rago Arts and Auction Center and LiveAuctioneers.
This table lamp, designed for the Blacker House, achieved $410,000 plus the buyer’s premium in October 2015. Image courtesy of Rago Arts and Auction Center and LiveAuctioneers.

NEW YORK — Architect-designer brothers Charles Sumner Greene (1868–1957) and Henry Mather Greene (1870–1954) didn’t just exemplify the Arts and Crafts aesthetic but redefined it with their Japanese-influenced style that is still appealing a century later.

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