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Lecture | May 31 | Radiant with Color and Art: McLoughlin Brothers & the Business of Picture Books

Radiant with Color and Art: McLoughlin Brothers & the Business of Picture Books, 1858-1920

A Lecture by Laura Wasowicz

WEDNESDAY, MAY 31 | MARLBOROUGH

RECEPTION 5:30PM | LECTURE 6PM

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Laura Wasowicz, curator of Children’s Literature at the American Antiquarian Society is delighted to share her research on New York picture book publisher McLoughlin Brothers.  Rising from the gritty printing district of lower Manhattan, McLoughlin Brothers blew the international picture book trade wide open with its embrace of cutting edge technologies like chromolithography and branding techniques that are still strikingly modern today. … Read More

Charles Prendergast: A Glimpse of Heaven | A Lecture by Carol Clark | May 17

Charles E. Prendergast, Untitled (Vase with Flowers and Birds) (Lot 382, Estimate $30,000-50,000)

Charles Prendergast: A Glimpse of Heaven

A Lecture by Carol Clark

WEDNESDAY, MAY 17

RECEPTION 5:30PM | LECTURE 6PM

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Carol Clark will discuss the distinctive career of Charles Prendergast (1863-1948) who, along with his brother Maurice, participated in key aesthetic movements of the first half of the 20th century. Inspired by a wide range of art from the past, such as Persian miniatures and Egyptian reliefs, and by folk and modern painting, Charles’s contribution as a frame maker and his creation of fewer than 125 carved, painted, and gilded panels offer insight into an exciting moment in American art.… Read More

Boston Teas and Baskets That Please | Lecture | May 4

Courtesy of the Department of the Interior Museum, Washington, DC

Boston Teas and Baskets That Please

A Lecture by Sarah Peabody Turnbaugh

THURSDAY, MAY 4 | RECEPTION 5:30PM | LECTURE 6PM

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Sarah Peabody Turnbaugh is a specialist and scholar of American Indian basketry who is retired from museum administrative and teaching positions. For over forty years, she and her husband and colleague William Turnbaugh, Ph.D., have written about various American Indian arts.… Read More

Modern Design Consignment Days | New York | May 11 & 12

Thursday, May 11 & Friday, May 12 | New York City

Skinner’s 20th Century Design Department is inviting consignments for the August 3 auction. Meet with expert appraisers in Skinner’s New York office for a complimentary verbal auction evaluation and consignment of your modern art & antiques. Modern Design at Skinner includes furniture, lighting, pottery, art glass, metalwork, and textiles from the 20th & 21st centuries.… Read More

Fine Jewelry Consignment Day | New York

TUESDAY, APRIL 25 | 10AM – 5PM

Reserve an appointment with Skinner’s Fine Jewelry Department for a complimentary verbal auction evaluation and possible consignment of your Fine Jewelry. Skinner presents four fine jewelry auctions annually and regularly realizes outstanding prices at auction.

Skinner New York 415 Madison Avenue, #1418 New York, NY 10017

For appointments contact:

Fine Jewelry Department jewelry@skinnerinc.com

617.874.4305… Read More

Clocks Gallery Talk | April 27

Gallery Talk with Richard Ketchen, Clock & Scientific Instrument Conservator

THURSDAY, APRIL 27 | RECEPTION 5PM, GALLERY TALK 6PM

Richard Ketchen, of Carlisle, Massachusetts, will lead a gallery walk on Fasoldt clocks and the Holtzapffel ornamental turning lathe and rose engine featured in this sale. A leading clock and scientific instrument conservator, Richard is uniquely qualified to speak on these diverse subjects. Ketchen has restored a large and diverse collection of Fasoldt timekeepers and has made one from scratch to better understand the genius of the original maker.… Read More

Asian Art Appraisal Day | Florida

Thursday, April 20 | Coral Gables

Skinner’s Asian Art department is inviting consignments for the September 15  auction. Meet with expert appraisers in Skinner’s Coral Gables office for a complimentary verbal auction evaluation and possible consignment of your Asian art and antiques.

To make an appointment please call: 305.503.4423

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The 28th MASSART Auction | April 8

Massachusetts College of Art and Design will celebrate the 28th MassArt Auction on Saturday, April 8, 2017 featuring Karen Keane, CEO of Skinner, Inc. as auctioneer. The proceeds of this spectacular night, featuring a live and silent auction, cocktails, and more, will provide vital scholarship aid and academic program support for our deserving students. MassArt is the nation’s only independent public college of art and design and is dedicated to providing an exceptional and affordable education for the next generation of artists and designers.… Read More

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