Judith Leiber Retrospective, Auction of Tupac Shakur’s Personal Items, and More Fresh News

Judith Lieber and one of her extraordinary handbag designs. Image courtesy of Museum of Arts and Design


News and updates from around the arts and auction community:

  • From April 4 through Aug. 6, 2017, the Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) will host Judith Leiber: Crafting a New York Story. The exhibition focuses on the life and career of one of America’s most celebrated handbag designers. [Read more from MAD]
  • More than 300 personal items that belonged to rapper Tupac Shakur will be auctioned on April 7. On that same day, the late rap icon will also be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. [Read more from ABC Radio]
  • The Abbey Road Studios console used for the recording of such rock classics as Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon has sold at auction for $1.8 million. It was one of only two consoles custom made by EMI engineers for the legendary studio. [Read more from Bonhams]
  • Attention: duffers. Ever dreamed of slipping on one of the Augusta National Golf Club’s iconic green jackets? Just such a jacket was found in a Toronto consignment shop, with a $5 price tag. Its next stop is an auction where it’s expected to fetch around $50,000. [Read more from Golf Digest]

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