News about Modern Icons
Sam Gilliam abstract work topped offerings at Neue’s Modern sale
BEACHWOOD, Ohio – An abstract work by African American artist Sam Gilliam (b. 1933-) sold for $67,650 in an online-only May Modern auction held May 28 by Neue Auctions.
Noonans to auction vintage and modern timepiece treasures, June 14
LONDON – A white gold chronograph wristwatch by A. Lange & Sohne is among the highlights of Noonans‘ sale of Jewellery, Watches and Objects of Vertu on Tuesday, June 14. It is estimated at £12,000-£18,000. View the fully illustrated catalog on LiveAuctioneers.
Milestone June 17-18 Firearms Auction follows trail from Civil War to modern conflicts
WILLOUGHBY, Ohio – Milestone Auctions, one of the country’s fastest-growing auction houses, will “present arms” on June 17-18, with a 1,450-lot sale chock-full of rare military, police, Old West, Civil War, NFA and other collectible and historical weapons. Bid absentee or live online through LiveAuctioneers.
Freeman’s taps Lisa De Simone to head Modern and Contemporary art
PHILADELPHIA — Freeman’s has appointed Lisa De Simone as head of its Modern and Contemporary art department, effective immediately.