Coming up this Saturday at 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time, book artist Richard Minsky is presenting a Zoom talk, Modernism in American Book Cover Art, 1872-1930. Minsky has been collecting, studying, and writing books about decorative book covers for more than a decade.
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Dallas – An oil painting by iconic American science fiction and fantasy artist Frank Frazetta could bring as much as $400,000, and artwork from the collection of Glynn and Suzanne Crain and the IRI collection should continue their waves of popularity in Heritage Auctions’ Illustration Art
An upcoming auction in New York on June 5 has an incredible selection of original book cover art -- eleven by my count, an unusually large number to be offered at once, and a few superlative pieces to boot. Highlights include Russell Tandy's watercolor and gouache on board for the beloved Nancy Drew title, The Secret in the Old Attic (1944), several Edward Gorey watercolor
BEVERLY HILLS—One of Gil Elvgren’s greatest pin-up paintings, Thinking of You (Retirement Plan), Brown & Bigelow calendar illustration, 1962, which graced the cover of Gil Elvgren, The Complete Pin-Ups by Charles Martignette—and comes from his vaunted collection—is expected to bring well in excess of $