The Current Palette: August Art Auction Highlights

Our August auction is so full of world-renowned Contemporary artists it is hard to choose my favorites.   It seems each piece is more interesting and notable than the one before!  We are pleased to present work that will appeal to all levels of art collector. Five things you cannot miss in the upcoming auction: Lot: […]

August 15, 2017

Top Picks from Hans Goedicke Collection

On August 26th, 2017, Alex Cooper is proud to host a gallery auction that offers treasures from the personal collection of Hans Goedicke. Goedicke was a professor of Near Eastern studies, long time Egyptologist, researcher and writer. His collection reflects many years of travel and discovery featuring glassware, furniture, maps, rugs, and artifacts, among other […]

August 14, 2017

Pre-Columbian Gold Jewelry & Artifacts For Auction

Our upcoming August 24th, 2017 auction features a diverse and vast collection of rare Pre-Columbian jewelry and artifacts.  The term “Pre-Columbian” refers to the visual arts of indigenous peoples of the Caribbean, North, Central, and South Americas until the late 15th and early 16th centuries. While the pieces we offer are close to 1,000 years […]

August 11, 2017

Giltwood Gold

At Alex Cooper Auction House, there are days and weeks where nothing exciting comes along. The same chairs, chest of drawers, and fern stands show up in the receiving room, waiting for me to “lot” and write them up for the next auction. However, one June morning, next to an 18th century, English, tilt-top table sits […]

August 11, 2017

Washington, DC Foreclosure Auctions

Washington, DC is both a judicial and non-judicial jurisdiction.  For the court ordered judicial sales the auction must be ratified by the court. As a potential bidder, it is your responsibility to do your own due diligence.  The District of Columbia has websites where you can begin your research.  The property assessment website and the […]

August 11, 2017

The Current Palette: July Art Auction Highlights

What not to miss in Alex Cooper’s upcoming July 22nd Gallery Auction. The upcoming auction is a Contemporary Art powerhouse.  Whether you are a novice collector or a seasoned buyer, there is something for everyone.  It’s hard to pick just five, but I’ve listed five pieces you must see. Lot 1020: Keith Haring, Untitled for […]

July 14, 2017