January 23, 2017

Architecture, Art and Associations: New York Style

New York Style is an upcoming auction on February 16 that features designer garments, gowns and handbags from three influential women who impacted the professional, philanthropic and artistic communities of New York City and beyond. As we explored the collections of these remarkable women, unique qualities about their personalities, pastimes and interests revealed themselves. Within…

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January 23, 2017

The Inaugural LHA Quiz

Take the inaugural Leslie Hindman Auctioneers Quiz to test your general knowledge of our history and collecting categories. Stay up to speed on exciting results, historic connections and random facts by following this series of quizzes which will unfold throughout the year. Let us know how you do, and share your results by hashtagging #LeslieHindmanAuctioneers.

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January 17, 2017

Classic Design | Modern Interiors

After nearly a decade of pervasive stark, white rooms, trendsetters are newly interested in classic design, this time with surprising twists. As witnessed in the AD100 2017 list released in Architectural Digest’s February issue, honorees are quoted as such: “High-voltage French style – think Régence chests showcased against stainless-steel walls and a backlit floor are the…

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December 20, 2016

A Few of our Favorite Things: 2016

Leslie Hindman specialists look back on 2016 and share their favorite items from the past year- the most interesting stories, exciting results and the objects that had them inspired.   Zachary Wirsum, Specialist, Post War and Contemporary Art  My favorite lot of the year was Saul’s Guernica, 1974 by Peter Saul. A reimagination of Pablo Picasso’s…

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Fine Art
December 8, 2016

Think Bigger

Bigger is not always better, but bigger rarely goes unnoticed. For years, interior designers and collectors alike have been utilizing large works of art to impact space—a pop, an accent or a statement to an aesthetic. Sometimes it is the focal point of a room, giving a minimalist space one awe-inspiring feature. Other times it…

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Kenneth Jay Lane
December 2, 2016

Wrapped Up in White

If we were to sum up winter in one word it would be white. White is crisp and fresh and bright. It’s what we love about winter.   “White is one of my favorites. It’s a go-to any time because it’s chic and classic and adds a certain flair to an outfit, whether it’s a show-stopping…

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Gift Guide
November 28, 2016

Holiday Gift Guide

What We Love

Your friends and family have exquisite taste, but that shouldn’t complicate your season of giving. Our jewelry, couture and fine art auctions offer an array of gift ideas to compliment the many personalities of your friends and family. To help make your holiday shopping easier, we’ve asked some of our specialists at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers…

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November 18, 2016

The Art of Enamel

The art of embellishing jewelry with glazed or enameled techniques dates back to antiquity. Whether to add vivid color in place of costly gemstones or to embellish intricately sculpted elements, the painstaking process of enameling defies the modern concept of speedy, efficient production.   The December 4 and 5 Important Jewelry auction at Leslie Hindman…

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November 8, 2016

Collector and Patron Olga Hirshhorn

Few collectors have large enough collections to found a museum, make significant donations to others and still have items to sell at auction. Olga and Joseph H. Hirshhorn were among the few. As arts patrons, their contributions are many, the most notable being the founding by Joseph of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington,…

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October 20, 2016

Essentials of the Modern Chair

The upcoming Modern Design auction will feature many examples of midcentury modern design, including the period's most popular chairs designed by iconic names of the time. They must have gotten something right. Design visionaries such as Charles and Ray Eames, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Eliel and Eero Saarinen, who, among others, defined the midcentury…

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