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October 2011

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KULT Studio | Fine Art and Pop Culture in One

Oct 31, 2011  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Here is a slice of arts and culture that is both artistic and fun. The KULT is a club and an online art gallery that provides original and limited edition fine art selections that originate from animation, comics, and pop culture.... Read More

William Robinson Leigh Paintings Expected to Net $700K at Auction

Oct 21, 2011  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Two Western-motif paintings by W. R. Leigh that will be sold at Heritage Auctions' Art of the American West Signature Auction have combined pre-auction estimates of $700,000. These painting are from the collection of the family of Erik Jonsson, the co-founder of Texas Instruments and the former mayor of Dallas.... Read More

Lauren Bacall's Calder Sculpture Up For Auction

Oct 21, 2011  |   Contributor: Deidre Woollard

One of Alexander Calder's distinctive mobiles, Deux blancs en dessous, is going up for sale at the Bonhams Modern & Contemporary Art auction on November 7 in New York City. The mobile was created in 1974 and measures 30x36x12 1/4 inches.... Read More

Christie's Announces $7.4 Million Sales Week

Oct 17, 2011  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Auction house Christie’s announced sales for the week of more than $7.4 million. The auctioneer's 19th Century European Art auction brought in $6.61 million, with 47 of 106 lots offered being sold. Painter Giovanni Boldini’s, Marthe Régnier (1905), an oil-on canvas work, was the highest selling lot at $1.88 million.... Read More

John Wayne's Estate Auction Fetches $5.38 Million

Oct 13, 2011  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Paraphrasing a quote made famous by a tiger that has earned his stripes, things are great in the auction industry this year. Whether it is the math or the aftermath of the current economic situation, the demand for coveted collectibles this year has amped up sales reported by auction houses in 2011. This year continues to be one for auction-adventure stories.... Read More

Dorothy's Ruby Red Slippers from The Wizard of Oz Go to Auction

Oct 4, 2011  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Auctioneers Profiles in History’s upcoming "Icons of Hollywood" auction will feature the same pair of ruby red slippers that actress Judy Garland’s character Dorothy Gale wore in The Wizard of Oz. The pre-sale estimate of the on-screen worn slippers is between $2 and $3 million. The three-day auction will occur in mid-December.... Read More

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