Tue.Jul 23, 2024

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Slotin Auction Surpasses $1.7 Million

Maine Antique Digest

Slotin Auction, Buford, Georgia Photos courtesy Slotin Auction Slotin Auction, Buford, Georgia, continues to generate interest for self-taught art, works that might not always have been well received or considered worth recognizing.

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Dogs: An Artist’s Best Friend

Art Peritus

By Noelle E. Desantis Dogs have long been depicted in art and antiques for millennia-from ancient Egyptian sculptures of Anubis to narratives on classical Greek vases, hunt scenes in medieval tapestries, and paintings and portraits from the 15 th -17 th centuries that use canines symbolic of loyalty and fidelity- take for example, Jan van Eyck’s (Flemish, active by 1422- d.1441) Arnolfini Portrait , 1434 with a dog at the feet of the couple referencing marital fealty or Titian’s (Italian, 1488-9

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Roosevelt’s Stolen Watch Recovered

Maine Antique Digest

When a Florida auctioneer was asked to auction a pocket watch from the late 1800s, his research led him to believe that he might be holding a piece of U.S. presidential history.

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In the Spirit of Peter Carl Fabergé, Latest Egg Unfurls to Reveal Ruby Surprise

Jewelry Judge

In 1885, Russian Tsar Alexander III commissioned the House of Fabergé to create a fabulous Easter egg for his wife, the Empress Maria Feodorovna. The Tsar was so pleased with the result that he decided to establish a tradition that would last 33 years. Over that time, designer and master goldsmith Peter Carl Fabergé would create 52 eggs.

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A Kaleidoscope Show of Color, Energy, and Activity

Maine Antique Digest

Spring Rhinebeck Antiques Show, Rhinebeck, New York Frank Gaglio’s Barn Star Productions offered 125-plus dealers in three buildings at the Dutchess County Fairgrounds during the Spring Rhinebeck Antiques Show, held May 25 and 26 in historic Rhinebeck, New York.

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Jeffrey S. Evans’ Premier Americana four-day sale yielded strong results

Auction Central News

MT. CRAWFORD, VA — The four-day Premier Americana sale at Jeffrey S. Evans took bidders throughout the entirety of American history with a stunning 2,200 lots covering nearly every category of Americana collecting. Complete results are available at LiveAuctioneers for June 19, June 20, June 21 and June 22. This piece covers the top lot […] The post Jeffrey S.

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Closure of state's oldest men's prison opens up prime real estate; Healey eyes plot for housing

Wbur

The closing down of the men's prison is due in part to a steep drop in the number of people incarcerated in the state over the past decade. Gov. Maura Healey said the state envisions an "economic development project" that would transform the MCI-Concord site, at least partially, into housing. The closing down of the men's prison is due in part to a steep drop in the number of people incarcerated in the state over the past decade.

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Famed Egyptian archaeologist pledges to ‘join together’ with Italy to secure return of Mona Lisa

The Art Newspaper

The former antiquities minister is also demanding that three Egyptian treasures, including the Rosetta Stone, be sent to his home country

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Tommy Hilfiger’s 1965 Ford Mustang Shelby pool table leads our five lots to watch

Auction Central News

Tommy Hilfiger’s 1965 Ford Mustang Shelby pool table ASHEVILLE, NC — On July 31, Brunk Auctions is selling 257 lots from the collection of fashionistas Dee Ocleppo and Tommy Hilfiger. A cache of music and pop-culture-related memorabilia includes this pool table modeled on the body of a blue and white 1965 Ford Mustang Shelby GT-350. […] The post Tommy Hilfiger’s 1965 Ford Mustang Shelby pool table leads our five lots to watch appeared first on Auction Central News.

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UK spending on culture among the lowest in Europe, says landmark report

The Art Newspaper

The State of the Arts research document also shows arts education in England to be in “significant decline”

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Thomaston Auction Grandeur – August 23-25

The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles

The post Thomaston Auction Grandeur – August 23-25 appeared first on The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles.

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From a post-apocalyptic labyrinth to ‘Golf-foot’: young artists gamify Olympics in two-part Paris show

The Art Newspaper

Sixty secondary school pupils given carte blanche to conjure an alternative Olympic park for an exhibition in Paris

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Dames Tracey Emin and Sonia Boyce contribute works to save cash-strapped Quench

The Art Newspaper

The Margate project space has supported 68 artists in the past four years, but is now “on the brink” of closure

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New public art projects to coincide with Democratic National Convention

The Art Newspaper

Next Stop: Chicago will focus on infrastructure inequality after Covid

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With Biden out of the race, Mass. Democratic party chair charts next steps for delegates

Wbur

Massachusetts’ delegates for the Democratic National Convention could have a bigger decision to make about the party’s nominee, after President Biden dropped out of the race Sunday. Massachusetts’ delegates for the Democratic National Convention could have a bigger decision to make about the party’s nominee, after President Biden dropped out of the race Sunday.

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