Eagles and George Washington have for centuries been mainstream symbols of the United States, and the nation’s unique contributions to science, culture, and the stalwart pursuit of truth.
Later this month, Sotheby’s will offer five exceptionally rare CryptoPunks. Of the 10,000 Cryptopunks created, only twenty-four were issued in physical form, as certified prints signed by co-creator John Watkinson.
As our access to open air and meeting in public places returns, we can look to these artists to remind us what summer is for after the trying year of 2020.
The exhibition will feature over 200 never before and rarely seen paintings, drawings, multimedia presentations, ephemera, and artifacts to give an intimate, multidimensional portrait that can only be told by his family.
Pop Art emerged in the United States and the United Kingdom in the 1950s. The work of pop artists often elevates seemingly mundane or mass-produced items and imagery as a critique of the fine art world and its elitist tendencies.
A retrospective of the vital and articulate prints of prominent American artist Alison Saar underscores her persistent dialogue with some of the most urgent issues of our time, including race, gender, and spirituality.
In the macho, testosterone-driven New York art scene of the 1950s, abstract expressionist Joan Mitchell (1925-1992) was a key figure and one of the few women artists to be recognized by “The Club” a loose organization of artists that included several iconic names.
Since its 1996 debut, Pokémon has grown into a worldwide, pop-cultural phenomenon. For Japanese fans, however, Pokémon carries far more cultural significance due to its strong connection to the still widely practiced Shinto faith.
The online-only auctions that were introduced by Hermann Historica GmbH several years ago are becoming increasingly popular. Some 4112 lots are coming under the hammer, including unparalleled, premium objects and pieces for first-time buyers.