The Current Palette: The Art of Giving Art

  Art is a timeless gift, often remaining in families for generations and bringing joy and beauty to all who see it.  The holidays are right around the corner and our December gallery auction on Saturday, December 16, offers multiple opportunities for gifting art. While an amazing present, the buyer should keep a few key […]

December 12, 2017

The Current Palette: November Art Auction Highlights

Much Ado about Dali… This month we are highlighting one of my personal favorites, Salvador Dali (Spanish, 1904-1989).  He is arguably the most famous of the Surrealist artists easily recognized by his melting clocks and handlebar mustache. He was highly imaginative and prone to wild, eccentric behavior.  The biographer, Saladyga, in “The Mindset of Salvador […]

November 7, 2017

The Current Palette: October Art Auction Highlights

Our monthly can’t miss art auction feature is a bit different this month as our October auction is different as well.  Alex Cooper will be presenting one of our biggest Contemporary Art auctions to date.  We have amassed a cannot miss collection featuring Warhol, Picasso, Motherwell, Chagall, Bearden, Miro, de Kooning and Lichtenstein, and the […]

September 26, 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