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Whistler’s Etchings: Beyond the Portrait of Mother

James Abbott McNeill Whistler is famous for his 19th-century painting Arrangement in Gray and Black, commonly known as Portrait of the Artist’s Mother, but he was by no means a one-hit wonder. In fact, more than a decade before the American-born and the England-based artist painted the portrait of his mother in 1871; he began […]

Bygone bestsellers, first editions good reads at Feb. 13 auction

Bibliophiles will have an opportunity to acquire some of the best 20th-century literature in a comprehensive book auction that visually and textually spans various historic endeavors, iconic memoirs and cultural wonders. Jasper52 will conduct the online auction Tuesday, Feb. 13, starting at 7 p.m. Eastern time. View the auction. Learn more about the auction on […]

Classic home decor offered in Jasper52 auction Feb. 13

Colorful Murano glass, European porcelain and pottery, and sterling silver tableware are just a few of the collecting categories covered in a Jasper52 online auction of decorative arts to be held Tuesday, Feb. 13. Enliven your table, walls or mantel with this whimsical array of antique to modern decorative objects. View the auction. Learn more […]

Man Ray’s Innovative Approach to Art

Man Ray’s approach to artistic expression spanned styles, media and oceans. His work was definitive and inclusive, and his legacy includes invention and introduction in various forms. According to some, his work is defined by his paintings (reflective of Cubism, Futurism, Dada, and Surrealism), while others see his photographs as the creative space where his […]

Premium-grade Persian rugs offered by Jasper52 Feb. 7

More than 50 fine Persian and Chinese rugs and a pair of European needlepoint tapestries will go up for bid in a Jasper52 online auction on Wednesday, Feb. 7. These colorful, hand-knotted rugs range in age from antique (19th century) to vintage (mid-20th century) to modern and new. View the auction. Learn more about the […]

Modern masters prints, paintings in Jasper52 sale Feb. 6

A Jasper52 online auction of prints and paintings on Feb. 6 gives art lovers an opportunity to purchase works by modern masters. The auction features remarkable artworks by Takashi Murakami, Andy Warhol, Alexander Calder and Banksy. View the auction. Learn more about the auction on Auction Central News.

Headliners and heavy-hitters of sports memorabilia

The sports card and memorabilia market cheered some history-making sales in 2017. However, it’s not only about the pristine and the priciest items. The character of today’s market is also about people of all ages continuing to seek out and attend collector shows, connecting with sports memorabilia dealers and participating in auctions. Companies continue to […]