Tag Archives: art auctions

the superb belle epoque 19th century art of boldini

Boldini-landscape

When the Sotheby’s New York’s 19th Century European Art catalogue arrived on my desk this week, I was amazed to see this brilliant landscape by Boldini amongst a handful of very good portraits by the master.  I’m not sure I’ve … Continue reading

barry friedman at christie’s: high-end contemporary design for sale

Barry-Friedman-sale-Donat-commode

Barry Friedman, one of New York’s premier modern design dealers is retiring and selling part of his extensive contemporary design collection of furniture and art at Christie’s New York over the course of three days starting tomorrow 25 March 2014. … Continue reading

chinese archaic bronzes at sotheby’s new york

Sothebys-Chinese-Bronzes

New York’s Asia Week kicks off on 17 March 2014 and brings the great collectors and admirers of Chinese Art to New York to partake in the numerous auctions, fairs and exhibitions that serve to make New York the capital … Continue reading

the last photos of Marilyn Monroe to cause collector feeding frenzy

Photography is one of the hottest trends in collecting today, and it’s not hard to see why.  Freeman’s auction house in Philadelphia is getting the fall season off to a great start with their sale on September 10th.  Here, just … Continue reading

the colorful world of Italian conceptual artist Alighiero Boetti

image credit: Alighiero Boetti, Divine Astrazioni, courtesy Sotheby’s Milan Sotheby’s Milan is offering for sale on 22 May 2013, a number of works by a personal favorite  –  Alighiero Boetti (1940-1994)  –  one of the great Italian conceptual artists of … Continue reading

searching for the cool and modern at asia week new york

More comprehensive than an art fair, Asia Week New York 2013 opened in New York last Friday with a fun fete at the Guggenheim Museum.  But what is Asia Week you ask?  It’s a week-long event of top-tier exhibitions, auctions, lectures, … Continue reading

chinese ceramics at sotheby’s: classic curves and modern colors

My love and infatuation with porcelain and ceramics comes and goes, but these last few months I’ve been red-hot on, so it was no surprise that’s what caught my eye at Sotheby’s when I had a private preview of their … Continue reading