HomeTag

beatles Archives - Arts & Collections

Bentley Motors’ ‘Unifying Spur’ Embodies Diversity and Inclusion

Bentley Motors’ artist-illustrated ‘Unifying Spur’ has diversity and inclusion embedded in its heart.As European Diversity Month drew to a close in May, and Pride celebrations around the world were due to kick off, Bentley put out a statement, and a very visual one at that. The Unifying Spur is a uniquely-designed version of the iconic luxury sedan well known to Bentley’s customers and its fans, the Flying Spur. Emblazoned with a colourful wrap by an...

Cinema Poster Collection Ranges from Beatles to Westerns

A consignment for Ewbank’s upcoming single-owner film poster collection is so large that the auction house has had to delay the auction by a week in order to complete cataloguing it. But the size of the Michael Armstrong collection, now set for May 7th, is not its most important feature, as Ewbank’s partner and specialist Alastair McCrea reveals. “The outstanding factor is its condition. Michael Armstrong was the longstanding and final projectionist at The Regal...

From the Beatles to Grayson Perry, Ewbank’s Auctions Eccentric Collection of the Late Tony Parker

The extraordinary Tony Parker collection comes to auction at Ewbank’s in Surrey on August 26th. What amounts to one of the most eclectic and bizarre collections ever consigned to auction is expected to fetch around £30,000. Tony Parker, who died last year aged 70, had assembled and Aladdin’s Cave of the historic, rare, bizarre and jaw-dropping put together over decades. Ranging from a vampire hunter’s kit to Beatles memorabilia, a fossilised penis bone from a...

Terry O’Neill, Photographer to the Stars, Dies at 81

Terry O’Neill, photographer to the stars, has died at the age of 81 after a long illness. He was celebrated for capturing the famous and notorious of the swinging 1960s, and Hollywood elite of the ’70s and ’80s. Awarded a CBE for services to photography in October 2019, he was best known for his images of stars including Frank Sinatra, Raquel Welch, Elton John, The Beatles, Clint Eastwood, Elizabeth Taylor and the top models of...

Beatles in Liverpool Auction Achieves £180,000 for Rare John Lennon Signed Album

Julien’s Auctions held its Music Icons: The Beatles in Liverpool auction event at The Beatles Story on May 9th, with nearly 300 pieces of iconic Beatles memorabilia going under the hammer. John Lennon’s personal and signed Yesterday and Today album prototype from 1966 sold for £180,000 ($234,400), a record-breaking price for the edition of the album with its controversial ‘butcher’ artwork. This was the first Julien’s auction to take place in the Fab Four’s hometown...

Beatles Auction Offers Rare John Lennon and Ringo Starr Memorabilia

Julien’s Auctions and The Beatles Story present a spectacular Beatlemania memorabilia auction on Friday, May 9-10th. The two-day event, Music Icons: The Beatles In Liverpool, held for the first time at The Beatles Story Museum in Liverpool, UK, the birthplace of The Beatles, as well as online at juliensauctions.com, will feature items from John Lennon’s guitar strap and the Yesterday and Today ‘butcher’ album prototype, and a baseball signed by The Beatles. In addition Julien’s...

Unique in its broad international coverage of both arts and cultural events, Arts & Collections covers fine art from antiquity to modern times, auction records, a special sale preview by Sotheby’s, as well as market trends that inform collectors of the world’s finest items.

© 2020 Arts & Collections - All Rights Reserved