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Plains Masterpiece Leads Skinner’s May 6 Auction of American Indian & Ethnographic Art

BOSTON, MA – April 15, 2016 – Skinner, Inc. will host an auction of American Indian & Ethnographic Art at 10AM on May 6 in its Boston gallery, featuring a wide range of art from Africa and Oceania; American Indian material culture from the American Plains, Northwest Coast, Woodlands and Southwest; and related photography, paintings, and other artwork.

“In this auction, Skinner will be presenting  some of the finest Native American cultural artifacts ever offered in the company’s history,” said Douglas Deihl, Director of American Indian & Ethnographic Art at Skinner.… Read More

New York City Consignment Days
Fine Paintings and Photographs

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

Reserve an appointment with Skinner expert appraisers Robin Starr and Michelle Lamuniere for verbal evaluation and possible consignment of your fine art and fine photographs.

 

Appointments Required:

Fine Photographs Tuesday April 12 | 1:30PM-4:30PM Photographs@skinnerinc.com 508.970.3206

Fine Paintings & Prints Thursday April 21 | 9:30AM-2PM Paintings@skinnerinc.com 508.970.3206… Read More

Andy Warhol Lecture | January 21 | Boston

Andy Warhol = Nobody’s Fool

A Lecture by Trevor Fairbrother

Thursday, January 21, 6PM

Fairbrother, an independent art historian and curator, formerly with the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and Seattle Art Museum, has organized multiple exhibitions of Warhol’s art. In this lecture, he considers the weird fascination with, and bewildering legacy of, this great pop artist nearly thirty years after Warhol’s death.Read More

Collecting Fine Art Photographs

Michelle Lamunière, Skinner’s Fine Photographs Specialist, contributed an article about navigating the world of collecting fine art photographs to the May 2015 issue of Southeastern Antiquing and Collecting Magazine.

“If you’re a beginner collector or a seasoned one looking to explore a new art form, photographs are an excellent option. Because it is a reproductive medium like printmaking, photography offers an extraordinary variety of imagery, often at a more reasonable price point than paintings and sculpture.… Read More

Photography (and Springtime!) in New York

Whether you are a nascent or seasoned collector, or simply interested in honing your visual eye, you can see a broad range of amazing photographs and photo-based work at the annual Association of International Photography Art Dealers (AIPAD) Photography Show held in New York at the Park Avenue Armory every spring. Acting as the collective voice of the art photography dealers that make up its membership, AIPAD, according to the group’s mission statement, “is dedicated to creating and maintaining high standards in the business of exhibiting, buying and selling photographs as art.”

Celebrating its 35th year, the 2015 AIPAD Photography Show New York was held April 16-19 and featured 89 exhibitors from North America, Europe, Asia, and South America.… 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

Discover the Value of Your Fine Art Photography

Mondays, beginning in January!

2 PM – 4 PM by appointment

Skinner Boston Gallery 63 Park Plaza Boston, MA 02116

With the photography market attracting more attention than ever, Skinner has expanded its offerings in the area of photographic works. Schedule an appointment for a complimentary verbal auction evaluation with Photography Specialist Michelle Lamunière and discover the value of your fine art photographs.

Contact Us: photography@skinnerinc.com 508-970-3264

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Contemporary Works on Offer to Support Boston’s Photographic Resource Center

My relationship with the Photographic Resource Center (PRC) dates back to my days as a graduate student at Boston University. I had the good fortune to be awarded a research fellowship to administer the 2001 Leopold Godowsky, Jr. Color Photography Awards, which honor the co-inventor of Kodachrome film. The international awards recognize excellence in the field of contemporary color photography, and that year the focus was on Africa.… Read More

Meet the Experts: Michelle Lamunière, Photography Specialist

Expert appraisers work together at Skinner auction house to find, appraise, and research rare, beautiful, and historically important items. In this blog series, we will meet some of these experts and learn the stories behind their success.

How did you first become interested in photography?

My father was an art director and graphic designer so visual imagery was all around me growing up. I’ve always been interested in photography because of the way it straddles art and real life.… Read More

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