Notable Norman Carlberg

The November 16th art auction provides an exciting opportunity to present a number of works in a variety of media from famed local artist, Norman K. Carlberg. Carlberg was a noted sculptor, photographer and printmaker, as well as the director of the Maryland Institute College of Art Rinehart School of Sculpture for nearly four decades. […]

November 6, 2019

Great Talk | Street and Conventional Art: The Relevance of Museums Today

Alex Cooper was pleased to be the recent Silver Sponsor for the Great Talk Series Lecture entitled, “Street and Conventional Art: The Relevance of Museums Today.”  Panelists included, Christopher Bedford, Director of the Baltimore Museum of Art, Janis Goodman, Professor of Fine Arts at the Corcoran School of the Arts and Design at the George […]

October 24, 2019

Five Undeniable Reasons to Buy Jewelry at Auction

Buying jewelry at auction is often assumed to be difficult, expensive, or intimidating, when in reality, it’s much more attainable than you might think. Purchasing jewelry on the secondary market has several distinct advantages to keep in mind the next time you’re looking to give your wardrobe a facelift. 1). Authenticity – Why buy reproduction […]

October 11, 2019

Female Artist Feature—Welcoming Grace Hartigan

Grace Hartigan was one of the foremost female artists of the Abstract Expressionist Movement. Born on March 28, 1922, in Newark, New Jersey, Hartigan studied mechanical draftsmanship at the Newark College of Engineering during World War II, and took up watercolor painting as a hobby. Following the war, she moved to the Lower East Side […]

October 8, 2019

A Fine Collection of A. Aubrey Bodine Photos for Auction this October

Alex Cooper Auctioneers is pleased to be featuring, in our October 19th auction, a collection of 18 gelatin silver prints by legendary Baltimore photographer A. Aubrey Bodine. Lot 1112: A. Aubrey Bodine. “Baltimore Harbor-Night” Bodine was a photographer for the Baltimore Sun from 1924 until his death in 1970. His images captured the spirit of […]

September 27, 2019