One of the UK’s finest twentieth-century book illustrators and graphic designers, Barnett Freedman (1901-1958), is being celebrated at the Pallant House Gallery in Chichester, England. Barnett Freedman: Designs for Modern Britain in the first major exhibition of his life and work for sixty years
New York — Swann Galleries offered four sales of Fine Art this June, each one proving audiences are undeterred by the remote bidding format due to social distancing guidelines.
African-American Fine Art was held on Thursday, June 4, with the auction surpassing its pre-sale high estimate totaling $3.5 million. The top lot in the sale was Richmond Barthé’s cast bronze sculpture Feral
Dallas – A flurry of competitive bidding drove Patrick Nagel’s Untitled, 1982 to $112,500 to lead Heritage Auctions’ Illustration Art Auction April 24 in Dallas, Texas. The sale, which boasted sell-through rates of 98.3% by value and 97.6% by lots sold, amassed $1,540,986 in
New York — Swann Galleries’ sale of Vintage Posters on Thursday, February 13 was the house’s most successful February poster offering in over 10 years.
A collection of over 350 Puerto Rican posters, showcasing the best of the island’s
New York — Swann Galleries’s biannual offering of Vintage Posters on Thursday, February 13 presents a banquet of designs, ranging from Art Nouveau works of the late-nineteenth century to Puerto Rican graphic design from the 1960s to mid-2010s. The sale includes premier examples of sporting posters, cycling advertisements, as well as ski and winter destination images.
Leading the sale
Modern British graphic design owes a significant debt to the work of German-born Marie Neurath, an excellent display of which finishes early next month at the House of Illustration in London.
Marie Neurath: Picturing Science showcases the work she did from the
New York – Swann Galleries’ auction of Graphic Design on May 23 offered a selection of vintage posters by important designers from the twentieth century, boasting auction debuts and five auction records.
Charles Loupot’s luxury advertisements from the early twentieth century led the sale. Highlights included a 1926 poster for the French automobile company Peugeot which earned an
A trio of auctions this week:
Bubb Kuyper holds a massive sale from Tuesday, May 21 through Friday, May 24, totaling 6,126 lots. See their Order of the Sale page for information what will be sold when, and their
New York – Swann Galleries’ annual Graphic Design sale on Thursday, May 23 features important designers, such as Adolphe Mouron Cassandre, Charles Loupot and Tadanori Yokoo. On display is the evolution of design in the last century, from exceptional Constructivist images of the 1910s, to Psychedelic Rock-and-Roll posters and corporate propaganda from the 2010s.
A spectacular run of