Tag Archives: Sculptures

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Francis N. Souza painting, $235,000, Weiss Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Francis N. Souza painting, $235,000, Weiss Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A large oil painting by the Indian-American artist Francis Newton Souza (1924-2002), titled Head in a Landscape, sold for $235,000 at an auction held May 17th by Weiss Auctions in Lynbrook, N.Y. Also, three artworks by Russian artist Mihail Chemiakin (b. 1943) – a […]

Clockpunk – It's All In The Details

Clockpunk - It's All In The Details

Rescue & Restore In the days before the Industrial Revolution, even the smallest of watch parts were carefully hand-crafted for structure and balance, then hand-finished and configured with precision to mark time in their owner’s lives. “Just look at the individual layers of these pocket watches,” says artist Susan Beatrice. “There are engravings and hand-touches […]

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: Two Aboriginal shields, $24,000, Clars Auction

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Two Aboriginal shields, $24,000, Clars Auction

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Two Aboriginal shields, $24,000, Clars Auction Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A pair of rare, possibly 19th century Aboriginal Northern Australia shields sold for $23,000 each at a Fine Art, Jewelry & Decorative Arts Auction held July 12-13 by Clars Auction Gallery in Oakland, Calif. Also, a […]

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: Koons Popeye sculpture, $28.2 million, Sotheby’s

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: Koons Popeye sculpture, $28.2 million, Sotheby’s

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: Koons Popeye sculpture, $28.2 million, Sotheby’s Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World A sculpture of the cartoon character Popeye by the late sculptor Jeff Koons sold for $28.165 million at a Contemporary Art Evening Sale held May 14 by Sotheby’s in New York City. The sculpture, the first of Popeye […]

The Corning Museum at 50

The Corning Museum at 50: Preserving 3,500 years of sand, ash, lime and fire – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – July 2001 by Adam Halterman They make glass. By day and night, the fires burn on…and bid the sand let in the light. -Carl Sandburg, In Reckless Ecstasy, 1904 Sand, ash, lime and fire: […]