Evangeline “EJ” Montgomery: Pioneer, Advocate, Artist & Curator

“Through art we can have a better understanding of each other.”   Evangeline J. Montgomery. Evangeline “EJ” Montgomery was born in New York in 1933.  She has had a life-long career in art, arts advocacy and curation.   Following a move to California in 1954, she began studying art in college at Los Angeles City College and […]

January 15, 2019

Paul Sormani La Belle Epoque

Paul Sormani, born in Venice in 1817, was trained as a cabinetmaker and moved to Paris opening his first shop in 1847. Under the patronage of Empress Eugenie, wife of Emperor Napoleon III, Sormani created superior works in the Louis XIV, Louis XV, and Louis XVI styles, copying the originals and surpassing their quality. Known […]

January 11, 2019
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Bankruptcy Trustee’s Auction

PUBLIC BANKRUPTCY AUCTION ELECTRICAL CONTRACTING SUPPLIES OFFICE FURNITURE & EQUIPMENT Auction Sale to be Held on the Premises 11830 W. MARKET PLACE, SUITE K Maple Lawn Corporate Center FULTON, MD 20759 JANUARY 31, 2019 AT 11:00 AM Open for Inspection Jan. 29th from 10 am to 12 pm and Day of Sale at 10 am […]

January 10, 2019

The 2018 Gift Guide: For The Art Enthusiast

Lux or practical, classic or unique, these art pieces from the upcoming December 15th auction will sparkle, surprise, & definitely delight! We have the perfect present for everyone on your list, here are a few standout pieces that will definitely score you extra points this holiday season. For the ice fisherman…         […]

December 12, 2018

A Piece Of Maryland History

Alex Cooper is honored to be featuring the Estate of United States Senator, Joseph D. Tydings, an important figure in Maryland and United States history.  The collection includes a breathtaking assortment of fine art, silver, porcelain and furniture.  Many of the pieces were acquired by Joseph Tydings’ grandfather, United States Ambassador to the Soviet Union, […]

December 5, 2018

I Voted! (For My Favorite Pieces in the November Auction)

I am often asked what my favorite piece is in any given auction which is a very hard question to answer. Harder still, is to answer the question as to who my favorite artist is.  In honor of the elections, the following pieces (and artists) are getting my vote. A New York artist by way […]

November 6, 2018