Tag Archives: Modern Art

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Tiffany Studios Venetian lamp, $102,850, Clars Auction Gallery

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Tiffany Studios Venetian lamp, $102,850, Clars Auction Gallery

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A Tiffany Studios (N.Y.) Venetian desk lamp, circa 1910, lit up the room for $102,850 at an auction held Feb. 24-25 by Clars Auction Gallery in Oakland, Calif. Also, a painting by the Modernist artist Walt Kuhn (Am., 1877-1949), titled Red Haired Acrobat (1944), […]

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 […]

Cracklin' Good

Cracklin' Good - Captivated by Crackle Glass

Captivated by Crackle Glass Story by Donald-Brian Johnson; Photos by Leslie Pina “Look, look, look to the rainbow- Follow it over the hill and stream. Look, look, look to the rainbow- Follow the fellow who follows a dream.” E.Y. “Yip” Harburg  –  Finian’s Rainbow, 1947 You’ve seen the magic. The day is dreary. A stray […]

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: Harry Bertoia sculpture, $48,800, Palm Beach Modern

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Harry Bertoia sculpture, $48,800, Palm Beach Modern

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Harry Bertoia sculpture, $48,800, Palm Beach Modern Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall Three monumental sculptures by Harry Bertoia (including the one in the middle, which sold for $48,800) were a huge hit at a Modern Art, Decorative Art & Sculpture Auction held Nov. 1 by Palm Beach […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Reuven Rubin painting, $61,200, Stefek's Auctioneers

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Reuven Rubin painting, $61,200, Stefek's Auctioneers

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Reuven Rubin painting, $61,200, Stefek’s Auctioneers Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall An original oil painting titled Two Musicians by the Israeli artist Reuven Rubin (1893-1974) sold for $61,200 at a Modern Art & Fine Furniture Auction held May 22 by Stefek’s Auctioneers & Appraisers in Grosse Pointe […]