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Macklowe Collection Auction Smashes Records for Sotheby’s

The highly anticipated sale of The Macklowe Collection at Sotheby’s realised a total of $676.1 million on the strength of fresh-to-market masterpieces by the most important artists of the last 80 years. Highlights of the evening included Mark Rothko’s No. 7, which sold for $82.5 million, Albert Giacometti’s Le Nez, which achieved $78.4 million, Jackson Pollock’s Number 17, 1951, which more than doubled its low estimate to achieve $61.2 million, a new artist record, and...

George Bissill Artworks Auctioned by Mallams

The first tranche of a remarkable archive of work by a Derbyshire miner who became a successful artist in the Modern British canon comes up for sale at Mallams in December. The cache of paintings, drawings and prints by George Bissill (1896-1973) has been consigned by an Oxford lady whose father was left the contents of the artist’s home and studio in Ashmansworth, Hampshire almost 40 years ago. “The paintings have not been seen since...

Design and Collectables Marketplace The Bruno Effect Launches Online

Founded by Carmine Bruno, former 1stDibs International managing director, The Bruno Effect was created “to liberate the design world from friction when purchasing high-end furniture and collectibles online”. A new global marketplace connecting interior designers and collectors with a curated selection of furniture and collectibles from the world’s best antique, vintage and contemporary dealers, The Bruno Effect launches on 10th November 2021. (Top of page – Ronald Phillips George III Satinwood and Purpleheart side cabinet)...

Chorley’s Auction Features Items From the Estate of Lord Charteris

Chorley’s Auctioneers has announced details of its next auction, which takes place on 23rd and 24th November with a focus on Fine Art & Antiques and Jewellery & Silver. The Fine Art & Antiques auction is selling circa 100 lots from the estate of Lord Charteris of Amisfield, who was a British Army officer and the longest-serving Assistant Private Secretary to Queen Elizabeth II, becoming her principal private secretary in 1972. It has been argued...

Amy Winehouse Auction at Julien’s Fetches $4m

Julien’s Auctions held its highly-anticipated event, Property From The Life and Career of Amy Winehouse on Saturday, November 6th and Sunday, November 7th, 2021, in front of a global audience of music fans, investors and collectors bidding live in person, on the phone, and online at the two-day auction event live in Beverly Hills and online at www.juliensauctions.com. Over 800 of Amy Winehouse’s most iconic stage, photo shoot and performance worn dresses, shoes, jewelry and...

Best New Artist Named by Robert Walters Group

Anne von Freyburg was named as the winner of the Robert Walters Group UK New Artist of the Year Award at an awards ceremony held at the prestigious Saatchi Gallery on 4th November. Anne was recipient of the £10,000 cash prize presented by global recruitment consultancy Robert Walters Group, after being selected ahead of the other nine shortlisted artists for work submitted within the brief of ‘Where do we go from here? Is there to...

Tusk’s Global Pride of Lion Sculptures Auctioned in London

A pride of life-sized lion sculptures curated by an array of globally renowned celebrities and artists will be auctioned in support of African conservation. Following the success of the Tusk Lion Trail, which saw a pride of lion sculptures take to the streets at iconic landmarks worldwide, Tusk is proud to announce the lion artworks are set to be auctioned to the public. All funds raised via the charity auction will support the work of...

William Grant & Sons Donates to Historic Whisky Auction

William Grant & Sons has made a historic donation to the inaugural Worshipful Company of Distillers’ charity auction, The Distillers One of One, taking place with Sotheby’s at Barnbougle Castle at 1.00pm on 3rd December 2021. It’s hoped the auction will raise in excess of £1 million for Scottish charities. A leading Rare Whisky House, which combines Glenfiddich, The Balvenie and ‘lost gem’ distillery, Ladyburn, William Grant & Sons is providing a unique lot from...

Fondation Louis Vuitton Presents the Morozov Collection

The Fondation Louis Vuitton is presenting The Morozov Collection, one of the world’s foremost collections of Impressionist and Modern art, in Paris from now until February 22nd, 2022. The major international exhibition, which is finally opening having been postponed three times due to COVID-19, shows 200 masterpieces from the collection of the Morozov brothers. This is the first time the collection of the brothers Mikhaïl Abramovitch Morozov (1870-1903) and Ivan Abramovitch Morozov (1871-1921) has travelled...

FELT Launches Art and Craft Collections

FELT launches its first collection of new artworks and contemporarycraft for the home, with a showcase exhibition and sale on 15th October2021. FELT is a place for discovering and buying artworks and contemporary craft for the home, with a focus on skills ranging from embroidery and weaving to ceramics and painting. (Top of page – Rachna Garodia, Richmond Park, 58cm x 80cm, Framed Handwoven with nettle, cotton, jute, linen, raffia and wheat and maple keys,...

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