Category Archives: Art Auctions

RAGO TO SPOTLIGHT ANDY WARHOL, WINSLOW HOMER, ARSHILE GORKY, M.C. ESCHER, LATIN AMERICAN ARTISTS AND MORE IN A SUBSTANTIAL BI-ANNUAL FINE ART AUCTION

Lambertville, NJ – On Saturday, May 5, 2018, Rago will hold auctions of 19th/20th Century American and European Art and Post-War/Contemporary Art.

Included among the 500+ lots of paintings, prints, sculptures and works

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REMIX: CONTEMPORARY + CLASSIC AUCTION BECAUSE OPPOSITES ATTRACT

Lambertville, NJ – Rago’s Remix auctions have proven so successful they’ve been expanded. On April 7 and 8, 2018, we’ll be pairing a full day of classic furnishings with a second day of Modern designer furnishings in one weekend. Downtown pieces of mid-century modern and 21st c. design will sell side-by-side with period furnishings, urbane antiques, heirloom silver, and compelling art, staged and photographed together in designer room settings.
“Remix is about how people like to decorate today. They want rooms that are both stylish and personal, not overly planned and unvarying. They want pieces to come together like a group of fascinating people at a great party, unconfined by a decade or design period,” says Rago’s Design Director, Arlen Sam Brown.
Buyers who seek American, English, Continental and Asian property from the Northeast’s finer homes, collectors and estates will find it in April. So, too, will buyers of contemporary design from America, Italy and Scandinavia. Remix: Contemporary + Classic will also feature silver from makers as diverse as Tiffany & Co., Omar Ramsden, William Spratling and Georg Jensen; singular accent pieces; portraits, landscapes and abstract art; sculpture and a dash of the unexpected.
The catalog for Remix: Contemporary + Classic will be online on March 16. Exhibition begins March 31. Consignments are being accepted through February.
Questions about the sale can be answered by calling 609-397-9374 or emailing Gina Tomasello at[email protected].
Past Remixes
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RECORD-BREAKING POTTERY, MODERN DESIGN, ART DECO, STUDIO GLASS AND THE ARCHIVES OF ALBERT PALEY LEAD RAGO TO $6.1M DESIGN AUCTIONS, JANUARY 19-21

Lambertville, NJ: Rago Arts and Auction Center’s Design Auctions brought in $6,133,750 on January 19-21. A vast array of property, including the single-owner collection of Sire Records’ founder Seymour Stein, a record-breaking Arequipa pot, and the inaugural presentation of property from the archives of artist Albert Paley, propelled a consistently strong sale across three days, six auction segments and almost 1,300 lots. Estimates were shattered and records broken during a sale that earned an 83% sell-through rate and suggested that the market for Art Deco is heating up, while desire for modern design overall remains strong.

Of the over 400 lots of early 20th century design on offer, works by American makers were among the highest priced. Lot 600, an important squeeze-bag decorated vase by Frederick H. Rhead for Arequipa sold for $93,750 – breaking the record for highest

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HIGHLGHTS OF SOTHEBY’S GENEVA FINE JEWELS SALE, DECEMBER 14, 2017

Sotheby’s newly introduced Geneva Fine Jewels Sale is scheduled to take place on December 14, 2017 at their Geneva Auction Center, offering 463 lots consisting of superb, wearable and affordable jewelry to suit all tastes.

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