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CHICAGO – Wright will hold two auctions representing the remarkable collection of Michael & Gabrielle Boyd: Living In Design: The Michael & Gabrielle Boyd Collection, followed by Books On Design: The Michael & Gabrielle Boyd Collection, both to take place on Wednesday, June 7. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers. Known for their discerning eye, unique aesthetic, and depth of experience in multiple fields of design, the Boyds have together gathered a captivating assortment of art, objects and furniture that reflects their passion for the ongoing and multifaceted evolution of design as a living discipline.
LAMBERTVILLE, N.J. – Rago/Wright will present Legacy of Style: Works from a Private Collection on Wednesday, May 24. This distinguished selection showcases a sophisticated eye and passion for exquisite craftsmanship across materials, eras and movements. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
LAMBERTVILLE, N.J. – Rago/Wright will present a Post War & Contemporary Art auction on Tuesday, May 23. This beautifully curated auction consisting of 88 lots is a premier event of the spring season, featuring an exemplary selection of paintings, drawings, photography and sculpture from some of the most sought-after artists of the 20th and 21st centuries. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
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.
CHICAGO – Wright will present Taking Shape: The Akari Light Sculptures of Isamu Noguchi on Thursday, March 30, featuring more than 50 historic Akari light sculptures by Japanese American artist and designer Isamu Noguchi. Curated by Adam Edelsberg, this first-ever dedicated auction of its kind features Akari designed and created between the early 1950s and the mid-1980s. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
CHICAGO – Marking the 50th anniversary of the last human voyage to the moon, Wright and LAMA present One Giant Leap for Mankind: Vintage Photographs from the Victor Martin-Malburet Collection, Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Project Apollo (1961–1972), an auction to take place in Chicago on Friday, October 28. This stunning collection comprises more than 300 original historic photographs from Project Apollo, the NASA program responsible for placing the first humans on the surface of the moon. Meticulously researched and collected during the course of 25 years by Victor Martin-Malburet, each image represents extraordinary feats of human exploration, imagination and collaboration, and many of those being offered have never been published. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
LAMBERTVILLE, N.J. – A singular Keith Haring drawing from the artist’s childhood home will be among the headlining lots of Rago/Wright’s fall Post War & Contemporary Art auction on Wednesday, September 14. Never-before available or offered on the market, this signature Radiant Baby was drawn by Haring directly onto the blue wall of his bedroom in the Harings’ Kutztown, Pennsylvania, home. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
CHICAGO – Wright’s special presentation auction titled Shaping Stoneware: The Ceramic Forms of Claude Conover was an unprecedented success, achieving outstanding results that broke multiple records and far surpassed expectations. The auction realized a sale total of $1,228,600, with 100% sold by lot and 407% sold by value. All works exceeded their high estimate.