Appraiser, Susan Hunter In Aspen
Appraiser, Susan Hunter on location in Aspen, Colorado, February 2013
Financial Times: "Investing in Fine Art"
September, 2012: Elizabeth von Habsburg, Managing Director of Winston Art Group, quoted in this special report published by the Financial Times. The article can be viewed here.
Barclay's Wealth Insights ReportElizabeth von Habsburg is a panel member of the Barclay's Wealth and Investment Management Insights. Fine the report here and read how she expertly discusses "Treasure Trends," assets such as fine art and jewels that make up an important component of total wealth, somewhere between 9% and 11% of total net worth for high net worth individuals.
Petersen Collection of American West Ropes in $1.833 Million at Auction
May 17, 2012 - All seven lots from the collection of Margie and Robert E. Petersen sold at Sotheby's sale of American Art in New York for a total of $1,833,750 with buyer's premium. The group featured artwork of the American West and was led by Marion Russell's "The Tenderfoot," which sold for $932,500 (est. $600 - 900,000). Winston Art Group negotiated the consignment on behalf of the Petersen estate and additional works from their collection will be offered at auction later this year and into 2013. The online art publication, Art Daily, commented on the sale's strong results (click here).
Robert E. Petersen was one of America's leading publishers of special interest consumer magazines such as HOT ROD and MOTOR TREND. Petersen married Margie McNally in 1963 and over their 44-year marriage the couple avidly collected around their interests in automobiles, hunting, and the outdoors. Their love of art of the American West inspired the opening of Petersen Galleries in Beverly Hills, which featured renowned artists such as Charles Marion Russell, Frederic Remington, William R. Leigh, Charlie Dye, and African wildlife painter David Shepard.
Surrealism and Beyond at the Mint Museum in Charlotte, NCFebruary 11, 2012: The Mint Museum opens a three part exhibition called Surrealism and Beyond. Winston Art Group's Michelle DuBois's essay is featured in the catalogue "Seeing the World Within". This is the first exhibition to focus on the groundbreaking paintings Charles Seliger created during the first decade of his career, and the first museum-organized exhibition of Seliger's work in 30 years. Following its debut at the Mint, the exhibition will travel to the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice, Italy.
Michelle Dubois, Associate Director, to Appear on PBS's "Antiques Discoveries and Appraisal Show"
The WSBE Antiques Discovery & Appraisal Show provides a special opportunity for you to bring an object of yours of unknown or uncertain value to a professional appraiser for a written appraisal. Winston Art Group's Michelle Dubois will be one of the featured appraisers at the televised event, held at the Crowne Plaza Providence-Warwick Airport Hotel in Rhode Island, on Saturday, February 18, 2012. Throughout the day, appraisers will be mingling with the crowd, searching for those hidden treasures.
John Henry Twachtman: Seeing AbstractlyDecember 15, 2011 - January 14, 2012: Winston Art Group placed "Holland Meadows" in an exhibition on Twachtman at Spanierman Gallery. Visit the show before it is over 45 East 58th Street. For information on "Holland Meadows" or to make an offer please contact Lisa Peters at Spanierman Gallery (212) 832-0208. View the online catalog here
Michelle DuBois Joins Winston Art Group as Associate Director of New England Business Development and Appraisals
Winston Art Group is delighted to announce that Dr. Michelle DuBois is the new Associate Director of Winston Art Group, responsible for business development throughout New England. DuBois has a Ph.D. in art history from Boston University with expertise in American art. She has over twenty years of experience working in various venues in the art world, including gallery, museum, and academic settings, adding additional depth and breadth of expertise to the Winston team. She lectures widely on a variety of art historical topics and has spoken at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, in addition to institutions and firms in such cities as Seattle, Boston, Providence and Newport, R.I. She is the author of numerous publications, the most notable being the co-authorship of the catalogue raisonne on Jacob Lawrence and the monograph, Jacob Lawrence: Over the line, which was awarded the George Wittenborn Award for Excellence in Art Publications. Prior to joining the Winston Art Group, she ran her own appraisal and advisory practice in Boston for six years, assisting clients throughout the area with their fine and decorative art. She is currently also Adjunct Faculty at the Rhode Island School of Design Appraisal Studies Program and teaches various topics in art history and the art market.
Elizabeth von Habsburg, Managing Director, and Rob Suiter, Associate Director, Winston Art Group
Winston Art Group's Elizabeth von Habsburg and Rob Suiter on site in Wyoming for an appraisal.
Winston Obtains 10x the Estimate for a Collection of Chinese Works
May 2011 - Winston Art Group achieved epic results on the sale of a collection of Chinese works of art at iGavel. Click here for the press release
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