Tag Archives: Contemporary Art

The Crown Jewels

The Crown Jewels

Glass Paperweights By Art Elder “The Crown Jewels for Collectors” – that’s what Paul Hollister wrote about fine glass paperweights. He was one of the foremost scholars of 17th to 19th century glass studies, glass paperweights, and contemporary studio art glass. Paperweights are considered the most collectable of 19th century glass items, and also the […]

The Future is Now at Heritage Auctions

The Future is Now at Heritage Auctions

Collectible sneakers and artist collaboration surfboards and skateboards lead groundbreaking June 11 auction LOS ANGELES, California (May 25, 2017) – Heritage Auctions will be the first major international auction house to offer collectible sneakers, surfboards, skateboard decks and street art together in one sale. The June 11 sale title The Future is Now, will take […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Happy Chopper by Banksy, $140,800, Julien's Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall An artwork by legendary graffiti artist Banksy, titled Happy Chopper (2002), sold for $140,800 at a Street Art & Contemporary Art Auction held April 30 by Julien’s Auctions in Los Angeles. Also, Banksy’s Untitled (DJ & Crane) from 1999 brought $128,000; Banksy’s Heart Boy […]

Gavels n' Paddles: Warhol's One Dollar Bill, $32.77 million, Sotheby's

Gavels n' Paddles: Warhol's One Dollar Bill, $32.77 million, Sotheby's

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A 1962 casein and pencil on linen by Andy Warhol, titled One Dollar Bill (Silver Certificate), sold for $32.77 million at a Contemporary Art Evening Auction held July 1 by Sotheby’s in London. Also, an oil on canvas self-portrait by Francis Bacon, rendered in […]