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

Building an Inclusive Collection with Alex Cooper

It is impossible to miss the long overdue movement among cultural institutions as they move away from ignoring artists of color and their enormous contributions to finally giving these artists the exposure and accolades they well deserve. Here in Baltimore, we are proud of the revised mission of the Baltimore Museum of Art to dedicate […]

September 3, 2019

Alex Cooper In-Home Auctions

We combine convenience with experience and professionalism. A member of the Alex Cooper team will be assigned as your one point of contact, allowing you to have any questions answered and problems solved from a single call or email. You can choose any or all of the following services we offer: Real Estate Appraisal As […]

August 15, 2019