News about American Art
Native American art library, Southwestern jewelry featured at Turner, Oct. 8
SAN FRANCISCO – Turner Auctions + Appraisals will present an auction titled The Jim Haas Native American Art Library and a Collection of Southwest Jewelry on Saturday, October 8, starting at 10:30 am Pacific time. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
Let PBA Galleries fill your bookshelves with American greats, Sept. 22
BERKELEY, Calif. – On Thursday, September 22, PBA Galleries will host a sale with more than 500 lots of fine literature and ephemera. It will feature scarce works from the counterculture and the Beat Generation, including a large section of rock and psychedelic posters as well as editions from Charles Bukowski, many with original artwork, […]
Great American books celebrated at Freeman’s, Sept. 21
PHILADELPHIA — Freeman’s September 21 Books and Manuscripts auction, the inaugural sale of the auction house’s fall 2022 season, will be led by an extremely rare first edition of New Englands First Fruits, a 1643 account of Puritan evangelization in New England. The first copy to be offered at auction in more than 20 years, […]
In Memoriam: William Klein, American photographer in Paris, 96
PARIS (AP) – William Klein, an American photographer whose innovative portraiture style strongly influenced fashion and street photography in the second half of the 20th century, has died at 96.