Favorite Things
January 18, 2019

Our Favorite Things: 2018 – Fine Books & Decorative Arts

What We Love

Our Fine Books & Manuscripts and Fine Furniture & Decorative Arts departments explored new territory in 2018 with impressive single-owner auctions and record setting sales. Corbin Horn of our Fine Furniture, Decorative Arts and Silver department and Gretchen Hause of our Fine Books and Manuscripts discuss their favorite fine books & decorative arts from the…

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Couture & Fine Jewelry
January 4, 2019

Our Favorite Things: 2018 – Couture and Fine Jewelry

What We Love

2018 was an exciting year. We opened a saleroom in Atlanta, expanded our team in Palm Beach, brought on a number of experts and have a new CEO at the helm. The objects and collections were pretty great too, and our specialists are here to give you the rundown of their favorite items from the…

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Luxe Holiday
November 30, 2018

Inside the Wardrobe of Jazz Icons | Natalie Cole and Audrey Morris

Both Natalie Cole and Audrey Morris made a mark on the American jazz scene with female vocals that riveted audiences. Natalie Cole, daughter of legendary jazz musician Nat King Cole, broke into the Jazz scene in the 1970s. As an iconic musician in her own right, she lived a colorful and effervescent life. Cole grew…

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Jennifer Lake
November 25, 2018

LHA PURSUITS | Jennifer Lake

JENNIFER LAKE Senior Vice President of Zapwater Communications and Founder of Style Charade Jennifer Lake is the Senior Vice President of Zapwater Communications, an award-winning public relations and social media agency with offices in Chicago and Los Angeles. For the past 15+ years, Lake has been leading award-winning PR and influencer campaigns for some of…

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gift guide
November 19, 2018

Luxury Gift Guide 2018

What We Love

Whether you have an art-savvy friend or a fashion-forward family member, you'll find something truly defining in our December auctions.  Our 2018 luxury gift guide features our specialists'  favorite gift picks for family, friends and their own wishlists at various price points.  “I love an element of surprise and to give gifts that people would never buy for themselves! The Chanel bag that…

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October 22, 2018

Chicago Collects | Event Recap

The October 19 Chicago Collects exhibition and panel welcomed over 75 guests to Leslie Hindman Auctioneers' West Loop showroom for a celebration of all things Chicago. The Made in Chicago auction exhibition showcased fine art, architectural elements, maps and decorative items made by or related to notable Chicagoans. The evening progressed with a panel discussion…

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October 8, 2018

Frederic Remington: The Rattlesnake

The November 9–10 Arts of the American West auction will feature The Rattlesnake, a bronze sculpture by Frederic Remington. In 1905, ten years after creating his extraordinary first sculpture, The Bronco Buster, Frederic Remington returned to the subject of the single mounted cowboy in motion on the rearing horse. When Remington created The Rattlesnake it…

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September 24, 2018

Benton and the Estate of Ann and Lee Constable

Leslie Hindman Auctioneers is proud to offer a selection of works by Thomas Hart Benton from the Estate of Ann and Lee Constable.   The Constables met in Kansas City and were married in 1942. Lee served in World War II, and after the war, he and Ann worked together in his family business, Constable…

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joan mitchell
September 10, 2018

Joan Mitchell in Post War and Contemporary Art

By all accounts, Joan Mitchell was as tough as they come. Aggressive. Defiant. Unapologetic. Contemporaries remember her voice as being like a worn cello. Her vocabulary rivaled a sailor’s. She was unique company. She brooked no opposition. She also was a great artist.   Born in Chicago in 1925 and educated at Smith College and…

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stanley field ming bowl
September 6, 2018

The Stanley Field Early Ming Bowl

To be offered in our September 17 Asian Works of Art auction is an early Ming bowl that once belonged to Stanley Field (1875-1964), the renowned Chicago philanthropist, banker, civic leader and businessman. The Field family is responsible for developing the Field Museum of Natural History and its collection. Because of the Museum’s connection to curator Berthold…

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