Trend Alert: Purple is the New Black!

While the Pantone color of the year has been declared Greenery, you’d never know from the shades of lilac, lavender, and royal purple spotted on the runway this year. Of course, it can be hard to pull off a full purple outfit, so going with a delicate piece of jewelry to add a splash of […]

July 10, 2017

Meet The Expert: Kathleen Hamill

Kathleen Hamill earned a BA Degree in Art History from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. She then went on to pursue a BFA in Art and Interior Design at the former American College of Art and Design in Atlanta, Georgia. Following a successful career encompassing event consulting, museum and gallery work, she went on to […]

June 21, 2017

Noteworthy Artists and Designers to be Featured in Upcoming Rita St. Clair Auction

Interior designer Rita St. Clair’s iconic collection, featuring high-end decorative arts and furniture, will be showcased in an upcoming Alex Cooper auction on June 3rd, 2017. Rita St. Clair Associates, a firm based in Baltimore, focuses on hospitality, restaurant, institutional, and residential interiors. The collection features pieces that St. Clair used as a source of […]

June 2, 2017

Jean-Michel Basquiat for Auction June 17th

Last week, capping off an extraordinary Post-War and Contemporary Art auction season in New York City, Sotheby’s sold an Untitled painting from 1982 by the late Jean-Michel Basquiat for a record breaking $110.5 Million. This sale, originally guaranteed at $60 Million, surpassed Andy Warhol’s previous standing, as the highest paid at auction for a work […]

June 1, 2017

Specialty Phonograph Collection for Auction

“Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which cannot remain silent.” – Victor Hugo Dr Leigh M. Martinet 1924 – 2016 To Leigh Martinet, phonographs were not machines, they were “friends.” This stemmed from a childhood hobby of collecting devices that played recorded music. Their fascinating appearance and the different way […]

April 21, 2017

Estate Collection of Guns & Weapons Auction April 8th

Live Auction Includes Rifles, Shotguns, Revolvers, Pistols, Swords & Militaria. {Auction Lots 800-985} Absentee & live bidding available on: Alex Cooper Hibid, Invaluable & Live Auctioneers Auction Location: 908 York Road, Towson, MD 21204 Auction date and time: Saturday, April 8 at 10 am. Preview: Tuesday, April 4 to Friday, April 7 from 10 am […]

March 30, 2017