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Oakwood Auctions greets fall with 1,900 lots of stamps and coins, Sept. 15-18
Bermuda 1930 #95a 2sh 6p pale orange, vermillion and black stamp, gray-blue MLH, est. $800-$1,000STOUFFVILLE, Canada – Oakwood Auctions will hold a four-day September Stamps and Coins Auction from Thursday, September 15 through Sunday, September 18, beginning at 11 am Eastern time each day. It will feature more than 1,900 lots of rarer Canada, British Commonwealth, USA […]
Peter Collingwood elevated weaving from craft to art
NEW YORK — British surgeon-turned-weaver Peter Collingwood (1922-2008) was so passionate about elevating weaving from handicrafts to legitimate art, he pushed its boundaries. Taking apart looms and reassembling them in new ways, he reimagined the process by which textiles could be made, and became one of Britain’s foremost weavers.
Hollywood backdrops come to the forefront in Boca Raton
BOCA RATON, Fla. – The first museum show dedicated to Hollywood’s painted backdrops, the grandest illusions ever created for the movies, makes its world premiere in South Florida at the Boca Raton Museum of Art. Titled Art of the Hollywood Backdrop: Cinema’s Creative Legacy, it opens on April 20 and continues through January 22, 2023.
Stars’ photos & contracts featured in RR’s Hollywood sale, Dec. 16
BOSTON – Stars of the silver screen feature in RR Auction‘s December 16 Hollywood sale, which is highlighted by a wealth of outstanding signed photographs of icons like Marilyn Monroe, James Dean, Marlon Brando, Rudolph Valentino, Judy Garland, Audrey Hepburn, John Wayne, Grace Kelly, Alfred Hitchcock. View the fully illustrated catalog on LiveAuctioneers.