News about German Art
WWII German pilot’s military-issue watch a historical highlight at Fellows, Aug. 8
BIRMINGHAM, U.K. – A World War II watch found in a drawer in Coventry, England, could sell for more than £7,000 (about $12,160) at Fellows on Monday, August 8. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers. The military watch, worn by a German Luftwaffe pilot in WWII, was discovered by a family while sorting […]
German museum displays 500 years’ worth of mechanical marvels
DRESDEN, Germany – Automata, androids and robots – they now dominate our professional and private environments and are expressions of the human desire to create artificial life. The Mathematisch-Physikalischer Salon (Mathematical and Physical Salon) and the Museum fur Sachsische Volkskunst and Puppentheatersammlung (Museum of Saxon Folk Art and Puppet Theater Collection), both part of Staatliche […]
Neue Galerie exhibition of Austrian and German Art runs through March 13
NEW YORK – On November 11, Neue Galerie New York opened Modern Worlds: Austrian and German Art, 1890-1940, an exhibition of major works of Austrian and German fine art and design from the permanent collection.
16th-century German suit of armor battles to top of Roland NY sale
GLEN COVE, N.Y. – Roland Auctions NY presented a two-day auction on November 5 and 6 featuring the collection of prominent Southampton, New York antiques dealer Jay Waldmann, whose shop Waldmann Jewelry and Antiques graced Main Street in Southampton Village for more than 20 years.