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Sotheby's launches first fine art Sealed auction without reserve

The Art Newspaper

Success of Sealed Auctions has led to an expansion into fine art Yayoi Kusama's "Phantom Polka Dots of Fate, Ordained by Heaven, Were the Greatest Gift Ever for Me" to be sold by Sealed Auctions and on view in Sotheby’s New Bond Street Galleries.

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Evaluation to Valuation: Navigating Fine Art Appraisals

Art Appraisal Resources

How do you place value on something as intricate and subjective as fine art? In this post we explore fine art valuation and appraisal, how an appraisal is conducted and the different types of art appraisals. Their expertise is essential for ensuring accurate and informed appraisals.

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Behind the Scenes of Art Logistics With Fine Art Shippers Co-Founder Ilya Kushnirskiy

Artnet News

The family-owned New York art logistics and storage company assists with all stages of fine art and antiques shipping, storing, and installing. The post Behind the Scenes of Art Logistics With Fine Art Shippers Co-Founder Ilya Kushnirskiy appeared first on Artnet News.

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Current and coming: American paintings at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

The Magazine Antiques

The post Current and coming: American paintings at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco appeared first on The Magazine Antiques. Current and coming: American paintings at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco was first posted on June 21, 2024 at 8:00 am. A transformative donation is on view at the de Young.

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The Artisan’s Palette: Fine Arts Auction comes to Jasper52 July 2

Auction Central News

NEW YORK — Jasper52 has announced its next fine arts sale, The Artisan’s Palette: Fine Arts Auction, scheduled for 5 pm Eastern time on Tuesday, July 2. Done in the manner of French […] The post The Artisan’s Palette: Fine Arts Auction comes to Jasper52 July 2 appeared first on Auction Central News.

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Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Acquires Philadelphia Tea Table

Maine Antique Digest

The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, has acquired one of the finest scalloped-top Colonial tea tables, the gift of Barbara L. and Theodore B. Made in Philadelphia around 1775, it was sold at Christie’s January 19, 2001, consigned by a descendant of Gouverneur Cadwalader, whose mother, Christine Biddle, had

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Donald Roller Wilson monkeys with fine art traditions to great effect

Auction Central News

NEW YORK – The fine art world tends to take itself seriously, perhaps too seriously. 1938-) Old Master-style paintings of orangutans, chimpanzees, dogs, and cats, showing them in finery befitting royalty and engaged in human activities, invites viewers to reconsider and even poke fun at the seriousness of art.