Collecting Art on a Millennial Budget

“I think there’s a general perception that art isn’t affordable for younger collectors, which simply isn’t true,” Kathleen Hamill, Director of Contemporary Art, says; “Art collecting can be a part of your life at any age and at any budget.” A common myth about art collecting is that it’s much too expensive for the “Millennial” […]

December 2, 2019

The Allure of Atsuko Tanaka

I could not be more excited to have an outstanding piece by female, Japanese avant-garde artist, Atsuko Tanaka, headline our December 14th auction. A member of the highly acclaimed Gutai Art Association (click here for more information on the Gutai Art Association) she was best known for her Neo-Dada Electric Dress (1956) a dress constructed […]

November 27, 2019

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