gianni versace
August 22, 2018

Inside the Auction | The Genius of Gianni Versace

On September 21, the auction event The Genius of Gianni Versace: A Collection of His Iconic 90s Designs will be conducted by Leslie Hindman Auctioneers and include over 350 vintage Versace items from some of the designer’s most recognized work.   This single-owner collection was carefully curated in the 1990s by a gentleman who recognized the artistry,…

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LHA Pursuits: Smitha Sadnanadan
August 16, 2018

LHA PURSUITS | Smitha Sadanandan

Smitha SadanandanJournalist and Jewelry Aficionado Smitha Sadanandan is an accomplished journalist with an international reputation for successfully tracking trends in the jewelry industry. She relocated from London to Chicago a year ago and is eager to explore the cultural landmarks in the Windy City and throughout America. Smitha writes on travel, lifestyle, design, jewelry and watches for…

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July 26, 2018

Chicago Collects | Ed Paschke

Born and raised on the north side of Chicago, Ed Paschke is one of the city’s most famous artists and is known for his bold, sometimes shocking, subject matter. He led an extraordinary life and left a mark on his hometown, which is commemorated at the Ed Paschke Art Center, an educational resource and public…

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chicago collects
June 25, 2018

Chicago Collects | Series Introduction

Art Design Chicago is a celebration of Chicago’s art and design legacy and a recognition of the vital role the city plays as a crossroads for America’s creativity and commerce. The yearlong event is led by the Terra Foundation for American Art as a citywide partnership between cultural organizations who are hosting more than 30…

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jessica moazami
June 7, 2018

LHA PURSUITS | Jessica Moazami

Jessica MoazamiStylist and Writer After graduating with honors from the University of Westminster in London, Jessica began her fashion career interning at British Vogue and Cosmopolitan. She later joined InStyle UK before landing a highly coveted fashion assistant job at the best selling British newspaper, The Telegraph. She worked with some of the world's best…

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May 16, 2018

Contemporary Photography

The May 23 Post War and Contemporary Art auction at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers includes a session of photography in addition to fine art and sculpture. Bill Brandt, Olafur Eliasson, Saul Leiter and Robert Frank are some of the photographers represented in the sale. Lot 144: While Olafur Eliasson is best known for his large-scale installation…

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John Henry Twachtman
May 2, 2018

James Ensor and John Henry Twachtman in American and European Art

The May 24 American and European Art auction at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers includes highlights from James Ensor and John Henry Twachtman. James Ensor, Chinoiseries – Chinese Vases and fans, c. 1908-10 LOT 116 | James Ensor (Belgian, 1860-1949) Chinoiseries – Chinese Vases and fans, c. 1908-10 oil on canvas signed Ensor (lower right) 19 x 11…

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inside the auction books 568
April 26, 2018

Inside the Auction | The Robert L. McKay Collection of Manuscripts

Our upcoming Fine Books and Manuscripts auction features an impressive collection of manuscripts from the private collection of Robert L. McKay, which we will be offered as a single session in our May 1st sale. This extensive collection includes signed manuscripts from Walt Whitman, Claude Monet, Peter Illich Tchaikovsky, Napoleon I, Charles Darwin, Janis Joplin, John James…

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modern design decorative highlights
April 17, 2018

Decorative Highlights in Modern Design

The May 7 Modern Design auction at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers includes exceptional examples of decorative art, including painted pottery by Gio Ponti and glass by René Lalique. Giovanni “Gio” Ponti (1891–1979) LOT 182 | Gio Ponti (Italian, 1891-1979) Richard Ginori, c.1925 I Putti con la Serpe bowl hand-painted majolica signed Ginori 1075-301 Made in Italy…

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classical motifs
April 9, 2018

Classical Motifs

Our upcoming April 10-11 Important Jewelry auction includes a number of works, both vintage and modern, that use classical motifs including micro-mosaics, cameos and polychrome enamel. Micro Mosaics Micro-mosaics, a technique of jewelry design popular in the eighteenth and nineteenth century, involves carefully inlaying stone together to form an image. This incredibly time-consuming technique is…

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