The traveling exhibition Calder–Picasso arrives at the High Museum of Art this June
Downtown Philadelphia is organized around a Calder family retrospective. It was my Uncle Fred, who has lived in the city for more than fifty years, who first pointed this out to me.
This Week’s Top Lots: November 8 – 13
* Skinner Boston/November 8, American Furniture and Decorative Arts The top lot was William Bradford’s Arctic Sunset with the Ice Bound Panther that sold for $259,000 (estimate $80,000-100,000). Other top lots were a pair of gilt and mirrored pier New York tables that sold for $54,510 (estimate $12,00-18,000), and a federal bookcase by Joseph Murphy of South Berwick, Maine that …
This Week’s Top Lots: June 22 – 26
* On June 23 the pop culture sale at Christie’s New York totaled $650,863 with 193 of 268 lots sold. The top lot was an autographed Sgt. Pepper Beatles Fan Club of Great Britain poster that sold for $52,500 (estimate $30,000-40,000). Another top sale was a bass guitar from Sears, model number 20180, used by Kurt Cobain for early demo …