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Ski Poster Sale Celebrates Golden Age of Travel

Lyon & Turnbull is partnering with vintage poster specialist Tomkinson Churcher to present the annual Ski Sale in Edinburgh on 15 January 2020. This popular auction celebrates the golden age of travel, from the turn of the twentieth century through to the 1950s, a time when the first ski resorts competed to be recognised as the most glamorous, with some of the finest designers and artists commissioned to create stylish posters urging holiday-makers to visit....
Superhero Cape Sells For $193,750 at Julien’s Auctions

CollectionsSuperhero Cape Sells For $193,750 at Julien’s Auctions

One of the most recognisable superhero costumes of all time has sold for $193,750 at Julien’s Auctions. This Superman cape was worn by Christopher Reeve in the 1978 film, Superman. The cape sold at this record breaking amount for a movie superhero cape at the Icons & Idols: Hollywood auction in Los Angeles on the 16th December. This was only the second appearance the cape has made at an auction after 40 years. See Also:...
Visiting The Golden Artists at Goldsmiths

CollectionsVisiting The Golden Artists at Goldsmiths

An annual showcase of contemporary work, Goldsmiths’ Fair is a highlight of the jewellery calendar. Arts & Collections visited the Autumn event to meet the artists collectors won’t want to miss  ‘Personality is stronger in British silver than anywhere else in the world,’ said Graham Hughes, Art Director of the Goldsmiths’ Company from 1951-81. This sentiment was on full display in the striking silhouettes present at this year’s annual Goldsmiths’ Fair, a showcase that brings...
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