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Important works, letters and original art by Hermann Hesse from a private collection will be highlighted at the Oct. 23 PBA Galleries Literature, Illustrated & Children’s Books, Oz and Books in All Fields sale. LiveAuctioneers.com will provide Internet live bidding. Also offered are significant German Expressionist...Full story

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YORK, Pa. –

From Mickey Mouse to Picasso, Spider-Man to JFK, Hake’s will make a stop at nearly every popular collecting corner during its November 11-13, 2014 auction, with a few unexpected surprises along the way. A trusted source for entertainment memorabilia and historical Americana...Full story

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ST. LOUIS (AP) –

Exhibits include dog paintings, dog sculptures and displays about famous dogs. But what really makes this St. Louis museum unique is the visitors: Dogs are welcome, and curators aren't worried about the canines knocking things over or making a mess. “We do it and have been doing it for many years...Full story

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Morphy's to auction contents of Wild West Museum, Oct 31-Nov 2

Morphy's to auction contents of Wild West Museum, Oct 31-Nov 2

DENVER, Pa. – One of the important collections ever to visually document the characters and rough-and-tumble lifestyles of the Old West will cross the auction block at Morphy Auctions, October...

Quinn & Farmer to auction early Cy Twombly self-portrait, Oct. 25

Quinn & Farmer to auction early Cy Twombly self-portrait, Oct. 25

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Quinn & Farmer’s beautifully varied Oct. 25 auction of furniture, art and decorative art is led by an early self-portrait by one of Virginia’s most accomplished...

Material Culture embraces outsider art at auction Oct. 26

PHILA., Pa. – In its sale "Folk, Self-Taught and Outsider Art," Material Culture will bring together a rich compendium of artistic works across these categories. A leader in self-taught art, the...

Tim’s Inc. lines up major auction in historic town Nov. 1

GOSHEN, Conn. – An important on-site auction of three historic properties and the hundreds of treasures they hold is slated for Saturday, Nov. 1. The auction has just gotten better with the addition...

Bertoia's presents Max Berry antique bank & toy collection, Nov. 14-15

VINELAND, N.J. – At this point in the evolution of antique toy and bank collecting, it could be argued that there are two basic groups of collectors: those who have had the privilege of viewing...

Sterling Associates to host creepy ‘Danse Macabre’ auction, Oct. 22

Breker to tally early computer in tech auction Nov. 14-15

Stefek’s auction Oct. 23 features fine art, modern design

Premier sculptures in Palm Beach Modern Auctions' Nov. 1 sale

Roland Auctions delves into massive upstate NY collection Oct. 18

20th century German artists have role in PBA Galleries sale Oct. 23

Teapot extravaganza toast of Jeffrey Evans ceramics sale Oct. 21

35-year postcard collection in Morphy ephemera action Oct. 25-26

Jeffrey Evans auction will turn out famous lamp collection Oct. 18

Orig. Picasso art, Bellows lithos headline Oct. 27 auction in Florida

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Carnegie prepares for reopening of Asian, African galleries

Carnegie prepares for reopening of Asian, African galleries

PITTSBURGH – Carnegie Museum of Art has undertaken collections research and evaluation in anticipation of the reinstallation of its Asian and African galleries in August 2015. To that end, curators...

Stereo photography produced Civil War scenes in 3-D

Stereo photography produced Civil War scenes in 3-D

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (AP) – Three-dimensional movies may be regular fare in theaters these days. But seeing a gaggle of people in 3-D spectacles roaming the streets of Fredericksburg or Spotsylvania...

Original Paul Dresser sheet music treasured by Hoosier collector

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) – Two historical treasures are neatly displayed in the home of one local resident. On Sunday, the owner opened the doors to his southeastern Vigo County home to share the unique...

USS Constitution takes trip before 3-year restoration

BOSTON (AP) – Old Ironsides took one last trip around Boston Harbor on Friday ahead of a major, multi-year restoration project, firing its cannons while the Dropkick Murphys punk band and a Boston...

Wolfman meets Picasso in Nov. 11-13 pop culture auction

YORK, Pa. – From Mickey Mouse to Picasso, Spider-Man to JFK, Hake’s will make a stop at nearly every popular collecting corner during its November 11-13, 2014 auction, with a few unexpected surprises...

New phase for Crystal Bridges Museum: Contemporary art

AKC Museum of the Dog is canine friendly, of course

Arts panel approves design for Eisenhower Memorial

Crews begin demolition of Packard plant in Detroit

Profiles in History auctions 'Easy Rider' chopper for $1.3M

Queen's guitarist Dr Brian May lends rare 3D images to Tate Britain

George Lucas fills in details on ‘Star Wars’ museum

Early Velazquez painting returns to Spain for exhibition

Court battle over giant Brazilian emerald nears resolution

London exhibition probes the mystery of Sherlock Holmes

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Rare Sphinx lamp reveals its true value at Coker auction

Rare Sphinx lamp reveals its true value at Coker auction

NEW MARKET, Tenn. – “From day one, I thought it might end up being the top lot, and that’s exactly what happened,” said Tennessee auctioneer John W. Coker, describing a cameo-glass Sphinx lamp...

Cigar store figure packs a $102,600 punch at Showtime sale

Cigar store figure packs a $102,600 punch at Showtime sale

ANN ARBOR, Mich. – A 19th century Punch cigar store wood figure, 69 1/2 inches tall and with a contemporary base, soared to $102,600 at a three-day auction held Oct. 3-5 by Showtime Auction Services....

'55 Porsche Speedster leads pack at Morphy’s auto auction debut

DENVER, Pa. – Morphy’s Oct. 11 Automobile Auction, which introduced the company’s newest specialty division, was a roaring success, grossing $1.42 million (all prices inclusive of 10 percent...

Hovsep Pushman painting brings $50,000 at Ahlers & Ogletee

ATLANTA – An original oil on board painting by the noted Armenian-American artist Hovsep Pushman (1877-1966), titled Sacred Lotus of the Nile and depicting a woman at bust length with dark hair...

Harrah gambling machines pay off for Morphy's at $2.4M Vegas auction

LAS VEGAS – If any name is synonymous with Las Vegas, it’s “Harrah” – in particular, William F. Harrah (1911-1978), visionary founder of Harrah’s Hotel and Casinos. So it came as no...

Ruth Asawa sculpture tops Keno auction at $329,000

Tiffany trio tops Cottone Auctions’ Sept. 26-27 sale

With LiveAuctioneers, Moran's fall auction harvests strong prices

Cowan’s Western-themed sale on LiveAuctioneers exceeds $940,000

Schulz, Cortes tie for top honors at Cordier auction Aug. 23-24

Clars concludes banner year with record-setting sale Sept. 13-15

Contemporary art, modern furnishings soar at Kaminski sale Sept. 7

Pomo basket delivers $23,000 top bid at Allard’s Santa Fe sale

Morphy’s $1.38M Aug. 30-31 sale yields $284K for Pa. Treasury

Brian Coole nautical painting sets record at Kaminski Auctions

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Jeffrey Greer joins Heritage Auctions as VP of marketing

Jeffrey Greer joins Heritage Auctions as VP of marketing

DALLAS – Heritage Auctions has announced that Jeffrey M. Greer, a longtime collectibles marketing executive with more than 25 years of visionary leadership, is the firm’s new vice president of...

Holly Sherratt joins Heritage Auctions’ West Coast staff

Holly Sherratt joins Heritage Auctions’ West Coast staff

DALLAS – Heritage Auctions has announced that Holly Sherratt, with more than 20 years of fine art experience, has joined the firm’s growing West Coast office in San Francisco as a consignment...

Indiana U. statue of WWII journalist Ernie Pyle has typo

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) – Ernie Pyle's statue needs an edit. A bronze statue of the famed World War II journalist on the Bloomington campus of Indiana University misspells the word “correspondent”...

Late Catawba potter remembered for the small things he did

CATAWBA INDIAN RESERVATION, S.C. (AP) – No other group on this earth makes pottery the way the Catawba Indians of York County make it. Using clay hand-dug from Catawba River banks, Catawba pots...

Texan Wendy Lambert crowned champion auctioneer

DALLAS – Voted on by a group of her peers, Wendy Lambert emerged from a field of 92 competitors to take home the prestigious title of International Auctioneer Champion. Not only is Lambert able to tout...

Comics experts Joe and Nadia Mannarinos join Heritage

Larger memorial placed at Jack Kerouac's gravesite

Ai Weiwei says tax case demonstrates China's dark side

War bride's visit to RMS Queen Mary tops bucket list

Thomas Crow to present 2015 Mellon Lectures at Nat'l Gallery of Art

Maria Shriver buffed from Schwarzenegger portrait

Director David Lynch returns to Philly for exhibition debut

Reclusive artist Robert Indiana doesn't show at HOPE Day

Erika Holmquist-Wall assumes art post at Speed Museum

Brooklyn Museum director Arnold Lehman retiring in 2015

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Il mercato dell'arte in Italia: 90 anni di Pandolfini

Il mercato dell'arte in Italia: 90 anni di Pandolfini

FIRENZE, Italia – La casa d'aste fiorentina Pandolfini festeggia 90 anni di attività con tre appuntamenti all'asta d'eccezione che si terranno il 28 ottobre. La prima vendita sarà dedicata ad...

Art Market Italy: Pandolfini marks 90 years of auctions

Art Market Italy: Pandolfini marks 90 years of auctions

FLORENCE, Italy – Florence auction house Pandolfini celebrates 90 years of activity with three exceptional auctions to be held on Oct. 28. The first sale will be devoted to a series of important Renaissance...

Reading the Streets: Danh Vo's 'We the People'

NEW YORK – When I was little, there was a restaurant called America on East 18th Street that featured a bright green miniature Statue of Liberty. She was a beacon for tiny diners like myself; when...

Miscellaneana: Coalbrookdale cast iron

LONDON – It was a good thing and I’d have bought it at the right money. It was the name “Jalbrookdale” impressed on the upper side of the base that threw me. “It’s Coalbrookdale,” the...

Kovels Antiques & Collecting: Week of Oct. 20, 2014

What a bargain! Often an authentic antique sells for less than a modern copy. Since the price of antique wooden ("brown") furniture has dropped in the last few years, the good news is that there are...

Kovels Antiques & Collecting: Week of Oct. 13, 2014

Auktionsgespraeche: Der Stuhl

Auction Talk Germany: The Chair

Il mercato dell'arte in Italia: Le Italian Sales a Londra

Art Market Italy: The Italian Sales

Kovels Antiques & Collecting: Week of Oct. 6, 2014

London Eye: September 2014

Live Auction Talk: Halloween treats

Miscellaneana: Gramophones at a giant French flea market

Gallery Report: October 2014

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Town clocks have civic function beyond timekeeping

Town clocks have civic function beyond timekeeping

MANHEIM, Pa. (AP) – She glanced at the clock. She didn't really notice the time. It was a few minutes shy of 11:30 a.m., and Erin Neiderhiser is walking briskly down Main Street in Manheim....

Indiana family honored for spurring Goshen's revival

Indiana family honored for spurring Goshen's revival

GOSHEN, Ind. (AP) – When they renovated their first building in 1985, Dave Pottinger and his wife, Faye Peterson-Pottinger, never imagined downtown Goshen would look the way it does now. “It...

Hand-carved Dogpatch figures returning home for exhibit

HARRISON, Ark. (AP) – Harold Enlow's family was in the roofing business, but he found that it was not a good fit for him. “Man, it was hot in the summer,” he said, “and cold in the winter.”...

Preserved buildings reflect Michigan’s U.P. heritage

MARQUETTE, Mich. (AP) – Material manifestations of history can come in many forms, such as arrowheads, fossils, photographs and books. Perhaps the most grandiose of these, tough, are the preserved...

Honolulu's Kakaako district a gritty gallery for street art

HONOLULU (AP) – Honolulu is famous for golden sand beaches and big waves. But the city's warehouse district, called Kakaako, is famous for a different sort of attraction. You won't find kitschy...

Florida Highwaymen artist's works locked behind prison walls

Pompeii: Ancient city of the dead 'buried' in tourists

Va. woman finds hand-carved family crest in thrift store

Horror of World War I inspired innovative art, literature

Harvey Girls cheerfully served Southwest railroad travelers

Old postcards still captivate, as one new collector explains

Mineral Point, Wis.: Figgyhobbin, pasties and the arts

Memphis Milano: Bold color, extreme design

Amid Italy's art gems, artists' tombs inspire, too

Obama’s restrictions on instruments strike sour note

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