The Collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller: Numerous Records Set
Imagine spending your life collecting art that you love from around the world. Well, that’s precisely what Peggy and David Rockefeller did. Over a lifetime together, they amassed a spectacular and diverse art collection that was literally worth hundreds of millions of dollars.
Peggy and David Rockefeller: Art Lovers and Philanthropists
According to their son, David Jr., the Rockfellers bought art with the thought of living with it. (more…)
If you’re suffering from the winter blues, then we’ve got the perfect antidote for you: it’s only a couple of weeks until Asia Week New York 2016!
From the 10th to the 19th of March, five auction houses, 46 galleries, and a number of museums in NYC will celebrate Asian antiques and art. Some of the rarest and most exquisite Chinese antiques, as well as other Asian antiques and works of art, will be either on display or up for auction. If you’re interested in viewing or buying Asian antiques in New York City, the organization Asia Week New York provides an ...
Bonhams (TCM) Turner Classic Movies NYC Movie Memorabilia Auction
What do classic movies and antiques have in common?
They both transport us to times long gone, offering us a peek into life before multimedia, when being social meant attending a cocktail party instead of spending the evening on Facebook, and when seeing a movie meant going to a actual theater instead of watching it on your smart phone.
Perhaps that’s why so many of us love classic movie memorabilia. And what better place to see—or even bid on—some of the most memorable of movie-related items than at Bonhams TCM movie memorabilia auction ...
Manhattan 20th Century Design Auctions
The 1950s and 60s were decades that conjure to mind liquid lunches, a martini after a hard day in the office, and low slung furniture with clean lines. Fans of the show Mad Men, which ended a few weeks ago will be familiar with this design aesthetic from the show’s sets which epitomized mid-century modern design.
Later this week, Christie’s, Sotheby’s, and Phillip’s auction houses will be having their design auctions in New York City. Sotheby’s starts off the design auctions on June 9 at 10AM, followed by Phillip’s at 2PM that afternoon. The Christie’s auction ...