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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chicago collects architecture
September 5, 2018

Chicago Collects | Architectural Icons

The architecture firm of Graham, Anderson, Probst & White was founded in 1917 and is of vast importance to the architectural landscape of Chicago. Originally Graham, Burnham & Co., the firm’s connection to famed architect Daniel Burnham contributed to its successful acquisition of commissioned projects from 1912 to 1936. Among these iconic projects were The…

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LHA Pursuits: Helen Berkun
August 24, 2018

LHA PURSUITS | Helen Berkun

Helen BerkunPhotographer, Stylist, Creative Director and Influencer Helen Berkun is a fashion photographer, stylists, creative director, influencer, shoe collector and mama. With 20 years in the fashion industry and represented by world-renowned Ford Artists, she has run the gamut from editorial and advertising photography to celebrity styling and commercial print. This multi-talented girl lives, eats,…

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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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