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Gavels n Paddles: Lichtenstein lithograph, $10,030, Ahlers & Ogletree

Gavels n Paddles: Lichtenstein lithograph, $10,030, Ahlers & Ogletree

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A 1969 artist proof color lithograph on paper, pencil signed by artist Roy Lichtenstein (Am., 1923-1997) and titled Pyramids, sold for $10,030 at a two-day, two-session auction held Aug. 8-9 by Ahlers & Ogletree in Atlanta, Ga. Also, a collection of four early 20th […]

Gavels n Paddles: Andy Warhol painting, $247,000, Stevens Auction

Gavels n Paddles: Andy Warhol painting, $247,000, Stevens Auction

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall An original oil on canvas rendering of the French fashion designer Coco Chanel by the iconic pop artist Andy Warhol sold for $247,000 at an on-site auction held Aug. 8 at Lauri Mundi – one of Mississippi’s most regal antebellum homes, in Aberdeen – […]

Gavels ‘N Paddles: N. C. Wyeth painting, $353,000, Freeman's

Gavels ‘N Paddles: N. C. Wyeth painting, $353,000, Freeman's

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A painting by N. C. Wyeth titled However, At Last I Taught Him to Call Me By My Name Very Familiarly, an animated painting that was used as the cover illustration for Daniel Defoe’s classic book Robinson Crusoe, sold for $353,000 at an American […]

Gavels 'N Paddles: Oswaldo Guayasamin painting, $39,040, Palm Beach Modern

Gavels 'N Paddles: Oswaldo Guayasamin painting, $39,040, Palm Beach Modern

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall An original painting by the Ecuadorian artist Oswaldo Guyasamin (1919-1999), with a certificate of authenticity from the Foundation Guyasamin, sold for $39,040 at a Mad Men Tribute Auction held April 11 by Palm Beach Modern Auctions in West Palm Beach, Fla. Also, two Etruscan […]

Gavels 'N Paddles: Thomas Hill painting, $180,000, Shannon's

Gavels 'N Paddles: Thomas Hill painting, $180,000, Shannon's

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall An oil on canvas Yosemite scene by Thomas Hill (Am., 1829-1908), titled Fishing on the Merced River, signed and dated 1891, sold for $180,000 at a Spring Fine Art Auction held April 23 by Shannon’s Fine Art Auctioneers in Milford, Conn. Also, an untitled […]

Gavels n Paddles: Clarence Millet painting, $18,300, Crescent City

Gavels n Paddles: Clarence Millet painting, $18,300, Crescent City

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall An oil on canvas painting by New Orleans artist Clarence Millet (1879-1959), titled Studio Courtyard, sold for $18,300 at an estates auction held April 18-19 by Crescent City Auction Gallery in New Orleans, La. Also, a Sevres-style champleve and gilt bronze mounted porcelain vase, […]

Blowing New Life into Old Glass

Blowing New Life into Old Glass

Rescue and Restore Jennifer Wanless-Craig and Terry Craig are the founders, artisans, and chief bottle washers of Artech Glassblowing Studios, a traditional glassblowing studio in the Haliburton Highlands, nestled in the rocks and woods of ghost town Tory Hill, Ontario in an old United Church. As glassblowers, Jenn and Terry follow a long line of […]

Gavels ‘N Paddles: Saul Steinberg collage, $20,000, Swann Auction

Gavels ‘N Paddles: Saul Steinberg collage, $20,000, Swann Auction

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A pen and ink drawing with collage by Saul Steinberg, titled Equivalent of 8 and first appearing in the Nov. 17, 1962 issue of The New Yorker magazine, sold for $20,000 at a sale of Illustration Art held Jan. 22 by Swann Auction Galleries […]

Gavels ‘N Paddles: Rosewood center table, $86,637, Neal Auction

Gavels ‘N Paddles: Rosewood center table, $86,637, Neal Auction

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall An American Rococo carved and laminated rosewood center table attributed to John H. Belter, circa 1850-1860, sold for $86,637 at a Winter Estates Auction held Jan. 31-Feb.1 by Neal Auction Company in New Orleans, La. Also, a beautifully carved late Qing Dynasty jadeite censer […]

Bottled Up Designs

Bottled Up Designs - Rescue and Restore

Rescue and Restore An avid glass and bottle collector, Laura Bergman, who fashions herself a “Reclaim Artist,” has spent countless hours poking through the many old glass and bottle dumps scattered throughout the natural wooded habitats and rural farmlands where she lives in the Pennsylvania Amish Country looking for inspiration for her jewelry line based […]