Tag Archives: Art

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Guy Rose oil painting, $120,000, John Moran

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Guy Rose oil painting, $120,000, John Moran

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Guy Rose oil painting, $120,000, John Moran Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall An oil painting by California master Guy Rose, titled Winter Haystacks at Crecy-en-Brie, sold for $120,000 at a California & American Art Auction held March 25 by John Moran Antique & Fine Art Auctioneers in […]

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. […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Tibetan painting, $929,000, Bonhams

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Tibetan painting, $929,000, Bonhams

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Tibetan painting, $929,000, Bonhams Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A 32-deity Guhyasamaja mandala set a new world record price for a 16th century Tibetan painting when it sold for $929,000 at an Indian, Himalayan & Southeast Asia auction held March 17 by Bonhams in New York City. […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Superman cover art, $286,800, Heritage

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Superman cover art, $286,800, Heritage

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Superman cover art, $286,800, Heritage Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall Legendary artist Fred Guardineer’s original art for the cover of Action Comics #15 – the oldest Superman cover ever offered – sold for $286,800 at a Vintage Comics & Comic Art Signature Auction held Feb. 20-22 by […]

Mementos of Mourning – The Quintessential Folk Art

Mementos of Mourning - The Quintessential Folk Art

Mementos of Mourning – The Quintessential Folk Art By Pamela E. Apkarian-Russell “The Halloween Queen®” Remember me. Memory is so sweet and to cling to a fragment of someone dear and integrating a part of them with other family members was a way to ensure that their memory remained bright. A lock of a lovers […]

Ken’s Korner: Nazi-looted artwork totals about $1.3 billion

Ken’s Korner: Nazi-looted artwork totals about $1.3 billion

Ken’s Korner: Nazi-looted artwork totals about $1.3 billion News & Views From the World of Antiques & Collectibles By Ken Hall By now you may have heard about the raid German authorities made on a Munich apartment that uncovered more than 1,400 artworks – by artists such as Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Marc Chagall and […]

FELDSTEIN: The MAD Life and Fantastic Art of Al Feldstein

FELDSTEIN: The MAD Life and Fantastic Art of Al Feldstein

FELDSTEIN: The MAD Life and Fantastic Art of Al Feldstein By J.C. Vaughn Grant Geissman is a man who successful wears many creative hats. He’s an highly praised jazz musician with well reviewed albums of his own. He’s the co-composer of the music for TV’s Two and a Half Men (he’s even appeared on the […]

Original Comic Art Commands Continued Attention

Original Comic Art Commands Continued Attention

Original Comic Art Commands Continued Attention Original comic book and comic strip art continues to present a compelling story in the world of vintage, rare, pop culture collectibles, witnessed by the recent transactions at several auction houses. By J.C. Vaughn Heritage Auctions Heritage has sold a string of record-setting pieces of original comic art over […]

Kenneth Noland's Flown, $81,250, Rago Arts & Auction

Kenneth Noland's Flown, $81,250, Rago Arts & Auction

Kenneth Noland’s Flown, $81,250, Rago Arts & Auction Gavels ‘n’ Paddles Recent Auctions from Near & Far By Ken Hall An artwork by Kenneth Noland titled Flown sold for $81,250 at a May Artwork Auction (19th /20th Century American & European Art, plus Post-War & Contemporary Art) held by Rago Arts & Auction Center in […]

Miguel Pou painting, $8,619, Crescent City

Miguel Pou painting, $8,619, Crescent City

Miguel Pou painting, $8,619, Crescent City Gavels ‘n’ Paddles Recent Auctions from Near & Far By Ken Hall An oil on board painting by Puerto Rican artist Miguel Pou, titled Houses on the Hills (1936), 6 inches by 8 ½ inches, framed and signed and dated, sold for $8,619 at a Spring Estates Auction held […]