Category Archives: Art Auctions

LONG ISLAND MUSEUM DIRECTOR JOSHUA RUFF TO SPEAK ON LEGACY OF JUDITH AND GERSON LEIBER AT RAGO

Lambertville, NJ: On Tuesday, June 6, Rago Arts and Auction Center hosts an open house with Joshua Ruff titled “Brilliant Partners – Judith and Gerson Leiber.” Ruff will explore the life and times of these two creative souls who pursued their respective paths – Judith as an internationally-renowned handbag designer, and Gerson as an ingeniously versatile modern artist […]

RECORD SETTING PRICES AND ONE-OF-A-KIND COLLECTIONS IN RAGO’S $2.8M MAY FINE ART AUCTION

Lambertville, NJ: Rago Arts and Auction Center’s May Fine Art Auctions brought in $2,887,000 in sales on Saturday, May 6. The highest price achieved by a single lot went to Lot 223, Yves Klein’s Venus Bleue which sold for $137,500 against an estimate of $60,000-90,000. Several other fine works defied expectations and shattered estimates, including […]

MARK SFIRRI TO SPEAK ON 20TH C. AMERICAN STUDIO FURNITURE AT RAGO

Lambertville, NJ: On Thursday, May 17, Rago Arts and Auction Center hosts an open house with Mark Sfirri speaking on “The Development of the American Studio Furniture Movement in the 20th Century.” Sfirri will trace the historical roots and evolution of the American Studio Furniture Movement – from the early days of the Arts and […]

PAUL EVANS, GEORGE NAKASHIMA, HANS WEGNER, CARLO BUGATTI, FULVIO BIANCONI, CARLO SCARPA, YOICHI OHIRA, DALE CHIHULY, LINO TAGLIAPIETRA, LALIQUE, ERNEST BATCHELDER, AND ADELAIDE ROBINEAU AMONG HIGHLIGHTS OF RAGO’S MAY 20-21 AUCTIONS

Lambertville, NJ – On Saturday, May 20 and Sunday, May 21 the Rago Arts and Auction Center holds auctions of Early 20th Century and Modern Design. The Solana Collection of Lalique Glass: Saturday, May 20 at 10:00 AM EST, 115 lots Rago’s is honored to present this single-owner collection which features many rare pieces in […]

PAFA CURATOR KELLI MORGAN SPEAKS ABOUT BLACK WOMEN’S FIGURATIVE ART AT RAGO ON MAY 3

Lambertville, NJ: On Wednesday, May 3, Rago Arts and Auction Center presents a talk by scholar and curator Kelli Morgan entitled, “In Similar Likeness: Black Women’s Figurative Art.” Morgan will discuss the works of African American artists, such as Edmonia Lewis, Elizabeth Catlett, Meta Warrick Fuller, and Laura Wheeler Waring who, despite living during an […]

PRIZED WORKS BY 20th C. MASTERS BECKON IN RAGO’S MAY FINE ART AUCTIONS

Lambertville, NJ – On Saturday, May 6, 2017, Rago will hold auctions of 19th/20th Century American and European Art and Post-War/Contemporary Art. This auction series will also include the sale of Property from an Important New York Collection which contains art, furniture, sculpture, and objets d’ vertu representing a life-time of considered and masterful collecting. […]

OUTSTANDING RESULTS FOR MINTONS, TIFFANY AND SILVER IN RAGO’S MARCH 2017 GREAT ESTATES AUCTION

Lambertville, NJ: Rago Arts and Auction Center’s Great Estates Auction on March 17-18 saw the sale of $960,838 in property. Property made by Mintons sold exceptionally well, including a run of five very fine pâte-sur-pâte plaques by Louis Solon, which sold for a total of $67,500 against a combined estimate of $15,000-25,000. Objects from Tiffany […]

FINE ART, MODERN DESIGN AND SCANDINAVIAN FURNITURE SIT CENTER STAGE IN RAGO’S APRIL 7-8 UNRESERVED AUCTIONS

Lambertville, NJ – Friday, April 7 through Saturday, April 8, Rago Arts and Auction Center will hold unreserved auctions of Early 20th C. Art and Design, Modern Art and Design and Scandinavian Furniture. “Our upcoming Unreserved Auction promises to be a large and varied sale packed with interesting and unique treasures,” says Michael Inghman, Director […]

OPEN HOUSE AT RAGO ON MARCH 14 FEATURES SPECIALISTS’ PRESENTATION “THE STORIES THINGS CARRY”

Lambertville, NJ: Nearly every item that crosses the Rago auction block carries with it a unique and compelling narrative all its own. Our upcoming open house seeks to explore these narratives, as told by Rago specialists. On Tuesday, March 14, Rago Arts and Auction Center hosts an open house titled, “The Stories Things Carry”. This […]

ALL THAT GLITTERS IS GOLD (AND SILVER) IN RAGO’S FEBRUARY COINS AND CURRENCY AUCTION

MAKING MONEY FOR SELLERS OF COINS AND CURRENCY IN RAGO’S FEBRUARY AUCTION Lambertville, NJ: Rago Arts and Auction Center’s Coins and Currency Auction on February 24 brought $360,042 in sales, 10% above the high estimate. Of the 358 lots of rare and ancient coins and currency, gold and silver coins, primarily those of U.S. origin, […]

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