Tag Archives: Alexander Calder

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Alexander Calder mobile, $471,000, Skinner, Inc.

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Alexander Calder mobile, $471,000, Skinner, Inc.

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall An untitled standing mobile from around 1965 by Alexander Calder (Am., 1898-1976) sold for $471,000 at a sale of Modern & Contemporary Works held January 27th by Skinner, Inc. in Boston, Mass. Also, an oil on canvas by Henri-Jean Guillaume (Fr., 1860-1943), titled La […]

What Collectors Should Know About Mid-Century Modernisms' Many Looks

What Collectors Should Know About Mid-Century Modernisms' Many Looks

By Anne Gilbert Change was blowing in the wind after World War II. Everything was new thanks to scientists, designers and a generation yearning for something different. Today the results are known as Mid-Century Modernism. Mid-Century Modernism took many forms. You may be surprised to know that your baby’s first toy, or your grandchild’s, that […]

Cottone Auctions to Celebrate 30 Years in the Auction Business

GENESEO, N.Y. – Cottone Auctions will celebrate 30 years in the business with a Fine Art & Antiques Auction on Saturday, March 19th, featuring original artworks by Alexander Calder, Roy Lichtenstein, Josef Albers, Wendell Castle and others, plus Tiffany lamps, period furniture and more. The sale will be held in Cottone’s gallery, located at 120 […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Diego Giacometti table, $204,000, Kaminski

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Diego Giacometti table, $204,000, Kaminski

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Diego Giacometti table, $204,000, Kaminski Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A bronze and glass table creation by Diego Giacometti with birds motif, titled Console aux Oiseaux, sold for $204,000 at a Modern and Contemporary Sale held Sept. 7 by Kaminski Auctions in Beverly, Mass. Also, a rare […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Alexander Calder gouache, $78,200, Cottone Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Alexander Calder gouache, $78,200, Cottone Auctions

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Alexander Calder gouache, $78,200, Cottone Auctions Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall An original gouache painting by the renowned artist Alexander Calder (Am., 1898-1976), titled Loops Filled In, sold for $78,200 at a Winter Fine Art & Antiques Auction held March 29 by Cottone Auctions in Geneseo, N.Y. […]

Camargo sculptural relief, $302,500, Bonhams (N.Y.)

Camargo sculptural relief, $302,500, Bonhams (N.Y.)

Camargo sculptural relief, $302,500, Bonhams (N.Y.) Gavels ‘n’ Paddles Recent Auctions from Near & Far By Ken Hall A sculptural relief composition by artist Sergio Camargo, titled Relief 329 (1970), sold for $302,500 at a Contemporary Art Auction held May 14 by Bonhams in New York City. Also, an ethereal acrylic style investigation into color […]

Alexander Calder work, $114,000, A. B. Levy's

Alexander Calder work, $114,000, A. B. Levy's

Alexander Calder work, $114,000, A. B. Levy’s Gavels ‘n’ Paddles Recent Auctions from Near & Far By Ken Hall An original gouache (opaque watercolor) painting by Alexander Calder (1898-1976), titled Red and Blue Egg (1969), sold for $114,000 at a multi-estate auction held May 5 by A.B. Levy’s in Palm Beach, Fla. Also, a Cartier […]

Ken’s Korner: Another Goodwill artwork discovery

Ken’s Korner: Another Goodwill artwork discovery News & Views From the World of Antiques & Collectibles By Ken Hall For the fourth time in six months, a sharp-eyed Goodwill shopper snapped up a piece of artwork for a fraction of its actual value. The most recent find: a lithograph by American artist Alexander Calder, purchased […]

Calder sterling brooch, $22,140, Woodbury

Calder sterling brooch, $22,140, Woodbury

Calder sterling brooch, $22,140, Woodbury Gavels and Paddles Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World An Alexander Calder hand-hammered sterling silver brooch sold for $22,140 at an Early Fall Fine Estates Auction held September 16 by Woodbury Auction in Woodbury, CT. Also, a small framed woodcut print by Edna Hopkins hammered for $9,840; an […]