Rosa Parks’ hats, James Brown’s curlers, a Nelson Mandela stamp and buying art on cruise ships
The antiques, collectibles and art news swung from singer James Brown’s hair curlers, a stamp honoring freedom fighter Nelson Mandela, civil-rights heroine Rosa Parks’ hats to the last in a series of U.S. coins saluting the judiciary and a warning about buying art on cruise ships.
Collectibles from the civil-rights pillar who would not move
Maxfield Parrish is the most reproduced American artist : by Erin C. Kruml
Maxfield Parrish is the most reproduced American artist and his works remain highly desirable on the collecting market. Though Parrish was a private man, his […]
Antiques Alamo sword, bad guy’s briefcase & collectibles, rare bills not for deposit
In collectibles, antiques and art news, an Alamo sword and the personal effects of a notorious outlaw hit the auction block, a bank returns valuable rare bills to its customer, a stolen Renaissance masterpiece is sold and a distinctive Babe Ruth home-run ball goes up for sale for the first time.
Wild West Antiques and Militaria
A WWII bunker, mixed big-ticket auction results and a huge antiques fair
Discovery of a WWII bunker off the coast of Denmark, different outcomes for similar contemporary art auctions in London, and a big antiques fair.
Militaria-Filled WWII Bunker Discovered in Denmark
Kate Moss, Latin Art, a Gold Rush Coin, & Insuring Collectibles
In eccentric collectibles, model Kate Moss drops a hair extension in Berlin that results in bids on eBay and in fine art, a contested painting sets a new record for a Latin work. Iowan floods that brought the heartbreaking loss of a baseball legend’s memorabilia prompts an article on sports collectibles insurance, a Gold Rush-era coin is put on display, and a doll hits the big screen.
Quality in Unidentified Artists’ Paintings
Daryle Lambert’s 31 Club Blog
Did you ever spot a painting but kept on walking because you couldn’t find out who the artist was?
Collected News June 30 Update
A Warhol lawsuit shares the news with a Warhol celebrity portrait for sale, a French art dealer is exposed as a smuggler and part of a recent Impressionist armed robbery, Chinese Olympic collectibles hit the market and family heirlooms turn prized antiques into a reason for therapy in today’s collected news of late.
Warhol for Charity
Recognizing Value in Paintings: Signatures, Initials, and Unsigned Paintings
Taking some of the mystery out of recognizing value in Fine Art Paintings is a topic I get many e-mails on. 31 Club Members call and e-mail me about wonderful paintings they’d like to buy, but the artist can’t be identified. Maybe there are only initials, a signature that can’t be read, or just simply a monogram with a figure on the painting.
31 Club Newbie Strikes Again and Gets Help Purchasing Painting Through 31 Club Associates Program
The Art of the Deal — Fine Art Paintings Located by 31 Club Member and Purchased Using our Associates Program.
A Work in Progress: Hispanic Art in Denver
In honor of Cinco de Mayo, Reporter Melanie Gallegos takes us to CHAC Gallery in the Santa Fe Art District in Denver for a look at some of the best Hispanic artists in the region. WorthPoint- the premier site for art, antiques and collectibles.