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The Endurance of Walker Evans | May 9 | Boston

The Endurance of Walker Evans

A lecture by Belina Rathbone

Walker Evans (American, 1903-1975) Table Setting and Chairs, Muriel Draper’s Apartment, New York, 1934 (Lot 25, Estimate: $3,000-5,000)

Wednesday, May 9, 5PM

Rathbone will discuss the enduring power and influence of Walker Evans’s photography, and the consistency of his vision throughout his career, as demonstrated by the works in the Harry Lunn Gallery collection.… Read More

Anatolian Village Weaving | April 29 | Boston

Central Anatolian “Memling” Gul Rug, Turkey, c. 1850 (Lot 1, Estimate: $2,500-3,000)

Anatolian Village Weaving

 

A Lecture by Samy Rabinovic 

 
Sunday, April 29th

Samy Rabinovic was born in Istanbul in 1940, and grew up in a house filled with rugs (his uncle was Director of the Anglo-Persian Rug Company), but felt no particular attraction to them. His real passion at the time was chemistry. After obtaining an advanced degree in Polymer Sciences from the University of Massachusetts in 1969, Samy worked for Rohm and Haas (now owned by Dow Chemical) for many years, becoming head of Research and Development in their Plastics Division in France from 1975 through 1984.… Read More

May 15 | Asian Works of Art Gallery Walk

Friday, May 15, 2015

Join us for a tour of auction highlights

Reception: 5:30PM Gallery Walk: 6PM

Asian Works of Art Department Director Judith Dowling, will present highlights from the May 16th Asian Works of Art auction. Several outstanding collections of miniature paintings stand out in the May auction. Chinese, Korean and Japanese art, including jade, ceramics and textiles will also be featured.

This event is free and open to the public.… Read More

December 5 | Join Jane Prentiss for a gallery walk

George Nakashima (1905-1990) Conoid Bench, American black walnut and hickory, New Hope, Pennsylvania, 1973 (Estimate $30,000-$40,000)

Friday December 5th, 6:30PM in Boston

Reception: 6PM Gallery Walk: 6:30PM

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Skinner Boston Gallery 63 Park Plaza Boston, MA 02116

Join Jane Prentiss for a tour of auction highlights

The December 6th auction features an impressive collection of 20th Century Design. This colorful auction showcases fine examples of art glass, furniture, and metalwork, and also includes two notable private collections: The John Boyer Collection of Contemporary Paintings & Sculpture, and mid-century modern furnishings from the Mary Griggs Burke Estate.… Read More

November 21 | Asian Works of Art Gallery Walk

Kawase Hasui (1883-1957), Snow on a Clear Day at Miyajima, Japan, February 17, 1921 (Lot 25, Estimate $8,000-$10,000)

Friday November 21st, 6PM in Boston

Reception: 5:30PM Gallery Walk: 6PM

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Skinner Boston Gallery 63 Park Plaza Boston, MA 02116

Join us for a tour of auction highlights

We are honored to present “Hasui and His Contemporaries” at auction on November 22, 2014 in Boston. Dr. Irwin J. Pachter’s extraordinary collection features pre-earthquake and pre-war prints by renowned Japanese painter and printmaker Kawase Hasui (1883-1957).… Read More

November 14 | Fine Books & Manuscripts Gallery Walk

Devon Gray, Director, Fine Books & Manuscripts

Friday November 14th, 5:30PM in Boston

Reception: 5:30PM Gallery Walk: 6PM

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Skinner Boston Gallery 63 Park Plaza Boston, MA 02116

Join Devon Gray for a tour of auction highlights

Skinner has the privilege to offer a group of newly discovered letters written by a teen-aged Jack Kerouac to a boyhood friend. The Fine Books & Manuscripts Auction also presents 490 lots of historical and literary documents, fine and rare books, prints, and maps, and will be presented as part of Boston’s traditional fall rare book events, including the 38th Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair.… Read More

November 13-14 | The Gentleman's Auction Preview Featuring J. Hilburn Custom Clothier Fittings

‘Free Wheelin’ Bronze Sculpture by Stanley Wanlass ( American b. 1941) (Estimate $12,000-$18,000)

Thursday November 13 & Friday November 14 12-7PM, Boston

Join us for a preview of the upcoming Gentleman’s Auction with Julie Dolan of J. Hilburn. Get a start on shopping for the gift giving season for the gentleman in your life! View a selection of items curated by gentlemen, for gentleman from The Gentleman’s Auction, available online November 20-December 1, 2014.… Read More