News about Colombian Antique
Colombian emerald ring a tempting highlight at Fine Estate Inc., June 12
SAN RAFAEL, Calif. – On Sunday, June 12 at 11 am Pacific time, Fine Estate Inc. will conduct a Fine Estate Summer Auction. Almost 200 lots of paintings, decorative arts and fine jewelry will be offered. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
Guernsey’s showcases rare Colombian emeralds in April 25 auction
NEW YORK – Guernsey’s auction house will sell the Marcial de Gomar Collection of rare emeralds on April 25. The event will be conducted live at the Americas Society at 680 Park Ave. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
Colombian artist Botero escapes unhurt after fire
BOGOTA (AFP) – Renowned Colombian artist Fernando Botero escaped unhurt after a fire broke out at his holiday home in the northwest of the country, firefighters told AFP on Monday. “We received a call at 11.45pm (0345 GMT). Three engines attended the fire. The painter and his friends are fine,” fire official Elson Zuluaga from […]
Colombian artist Botero hits 80 with no plans to retire
RIONEGRO, Colombia (AFP) — As he plans to celebrate his 80th birthday in his native Colombia this week, painter and sculptor Fernando Botero says the idea of retiring his paintbrush frightens him even more than death. More than 3,000 paintings and 300 sculptures are still not enough for one of the world’s most famous living […]