Lot # 1044 – The Washington Panorama: Three Seasons, Two Administrations by Mark Klett

This fourteen panel panorama of Washington, D.C. was completed over a period of nine months, beginning in the fall of 1992 and ending in the spring of 1993. Each photograph was made from a separate vantage within the Clock Tower of the Old Post Office Building on Pennsylvania Avenue. It is the first architecturally based […]

October 15, 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

Picture Perfect

Photography is an essential component of any art collection providing an interesting layer and depth to any setting.  Alex Cooper is pleased to offer numerous outstanding photographic works by a variety of artists in our September 14th Gallery Auction, including Baltimore photographer, A. Aubrey Bodine.  Don’t miss out on the following lots: 1008a: Artist Unknown. […]

September 6, 2019

A Big Hello to Herman (Maril)

Well known for his landscapes, a palette of cool blues and warm, sunny yellows and whimsical birds, make the “The Patriarch” is a particularly cheerful example of Maril’s signature style (lot 1003). Previously part of the private collection and estate of Baltimore artist and patron, Phyllis Zheutlin, and on view at C. Grimaldis Gallery, Alex […]

September 5, 2019