News about Haitian Antique
Haitian art prompts robust bidding at Benefit Shop sale
MOUNT KISCO, N.Y. – The Benefit Shop Foundation Inc. tested the waters with a single-estate auction format on Oct. 7 and was so pleased with the results, it will likely offer more of these auctions in the future. Featuring the art collection of the Orentreich Foundation of Cold Spring, N.Y., with a portion of the […]
UNESCO fears pillaging of Haitian treasures, calls for ban
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) – The United Nations’ culture and education agency called Friday for a ban in the trade of Haitian artifacts to prevent the pillaging of cultural treasures in the aftermath of its devastating earthquake. The director-general of UNESCO, Irina Bokova, said in an interview with The Associated Press that the agency is launching […]
June 22 Prints and Fine Art sale has international flavor
NEW YORK – On Wednesday, June 22, starting at 11 am Eastern time, Jasper52 will conduct an auction of Prints and Fine Art. The tightly-curated lineup consists of just 60 lots. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
Folk art and self-taught greats star at Slotin, April 23-24
BUFORD, Ga. – Slotin Folk Art will hold its next Self-Taught Art Masterpieces sale on Saturday, April 23 and Sunday, April 24. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.