News about Art
Holabird plans 3,200-lot auction spectacular, Oct. 28-Nov. 1
RENO, Nev. – Holabird Western Americana Collections’ five-day Autumn Splendor Western Americana Auction, October 28-November 1, is packed with more than 3,200 lots of Americana, railroadiana, mining collectibles, numismatics, stock certificates, rare books, art and more. Bidding begins at 8 am Pacific time on all five days. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
Canada’s Group of Seven artists triumph at Miller & Miller
NEW HAMBURG, Ontario, Canada – Original, vibrant oil paintings by Canadian artists Alfred Joseph Casson (1898-1992) and Alexander Young Jackson (1882-1974) were the top achievers in a Firearms, Sporting & Canadiana auction held October 9 by Miller & Miller Auctions, Ltd. The two paintings combined for nearly $100,000 (all prices quoted here are in Canadian dollars).
Bonhams sets records with single-owner collection of artist jewelry
LOS ANGELES – Spirited bidding from buyers across the globe resulted in an exceptional outcome for the Bonhams sale Wearable Art: Jewels from The Crawford Collection, the first single-owner collection of artist jewelry ever presented at auction.