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June Auctions Feature Impressive Lots from Old Masters to Pop Art

MARLBOROUGH, MA — Bonhams Skinner will host a live auction of Modern & Contemporary Art on June 29, 2022, starting at 10 a.m. in the Marlborough gallery. The sale will include paintings, sculpture and works of art on paper from the 20th and 21st centuries. Highlights include incredible works from Yayoi Kusama, Robert Rauschenberg, Tom Wesselmann and more. Coinciding with the Modern and Contemporary Auction will be a timed online auction of European Fine Art running from June 20-30, 2022, featuring around 50 paintings and drawings from the Old Masters to the 20th century.… Read More

Art as an (Emotional) Investment

In art, today’s ‘hot’ is tomorrow’s ‘not’

Stocks, bonds, real estate: Mention the word “investment,” and these are the categories that immediately come to mind. Other possibilities are considered, too, as people look to diversify, to build and safeguard wealth. These days, with headlines about record prices for all forms of artwork, from Old Master paintings to an NFT – or non-fungible token, the digital world’s answer to a provenance on paper – of a Banksy creation (it proved to be a $366,000 hoax), the idea of art as an investment keeps coming up.… Read More

Beauty on the Block: Led by Great Works from Great Names, Skinner’s May 19 Fine Art Auctions Totaled Over $1.8 million

More than 500 lots comprising paintings, sculpture, photographs, and works on paper and representing a wide range of periods, styles, and subject matter were offered in Skinner’s May 19 auction. Robin S. R. Starr, Director of American and European Works of Art, notes that the stand-out successes of the auction were major works by renowned artists. Their enduring appeal and well-documented provenance resulted in prices that, in many cases, exceeded pre-auction estimates.… Read More

Works by French and American Masters Highlight Skinner’s American & European Fine Art Auctions on May 13

BOSTON, MA – April 29, 2016 On Friday, May 13 Skinner, Inc. will host an exceptional two-part auction, kicking off at 12PM with Fine Prints & Photographs and continuing at 4PM with Fine Paintings & Sculpture. The auctions showcase a strong selection of paintings, sculpture, prints, photographs, and works on paper ranging from Old Master prints through Modern and Contemporary offerings.

In conjunction with these live sales, Skinner is holding its Fine Art online auction.… Read More

Works by Andy Warhol Highlight Skinner’s American & European Fine Art Auction on January 22

BOSTON, MA – January 5, 2016 – On Friday, January 22, 2016, Skinner, Inc. will host an exceptional two-part auction, kicking off at 12PM with Fine Prints & Photographs and continuing at 4PM with Fine Paintings & Sculpture. The auctions showcase a strong selection of works of art ranging from Old Master prints through Modern and Contemporary offerings.

In conjunction with the live auctions, Skinner is holding a Fine Art online auction.… Read More

Skinner Features Fresh-to-Market Works during American & European Art Auctions, September 11th

BOSTON, MA – August 26, 2015 On September 11th, Skinner, Inc. will host two outstanding auctions of American & European Works of Art, beginning at 12PM with a superb range of Fine Prints & Photographs, and followed by an excellent selection of Fine Paintings & Sculpture at 4 PM. An accompanying online-only auction of Fine Art, covering sculpture, prints, paintings, and photographs, will take place from September 2nd through 15th.… Read More

Skinner Spotlights Iconic Artists during American & European Works of Art Auction

BOSTON, MA – May 13, 2015 On May 29th, Skinner, Inc. will host an outstanding auction of American & European Works of Art, beginning with a superb range of prints and photographs at 12 P.M., followed by a strong grouping of fine paintings, sculpture, and drawings at 4 P.M. An accompanying online auction of Fine Art, covering sculpture, prints, paintings, and photographs, will take place from May 26 through June 1.

“This auction features a robust assortment of American works, with several fresh to market items that are sure to excite buyers,” said Robin Starr, Director of American & European Works of Art at Skinner.… Read More

Skinner Presents Classic and Iconic Examples by Celebrated Artists during American & European Works of Art Auction

BOSTON, MA – January 7, 2015Skinner, Inc. will host an exceptional auction of American & European Works of Art on January 23rd, beginning with a strong selection of prints and photographs at 12 p.m. followed by fine paintings and sculpture at 4 p.m.

According to Robin Starr, Director of American& European Works of Art at Skinner, “The January auction features quintessential works by important American artists including James A.M.Read More

Fresh-to-Market American & European Art on the Auction Block at Skinner, September 19

BOSTON, MA – September 2, 2014 On Friday, September 19, 2014, Skinner, Inc.  will host an exceptional two-part auction, kicking off at 12PM with American & European Prints & Photography, and continuing at 4PM with American & European Works of Art featuring Paintings & Sculpture. The auctions feature a strong selection of paintings, sculpture, prints, photography, and works on paper ranging from the Old Master prints through modern and contemporary offerings.… Read More

American & European Art takes Center Stage at Skinner, May 16

BOSTON, MA – April 29, 2014 Skinner, Inc.  is pleased to offer a tremendous selection of fine works during its May 16th auction of American & European Works of Art and American & European Prints & Photography.

The two-part auction will feature a robust offering of modern and contemporary paintings – including an institutional collection of large-scale Polish works – as well as works on paper by iconic artists from Picasso to Miró.… Read More

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