News about Knoll
Auctions at Showplace to offer Peter Knoll estate in Feb. sales
NEW YORK – Auctions at Showplace has acquired the Estate of Peter Knoll, son of Hans Knoll, founder of Knoll Associates, a furniture and design company whose reputation for combining design excellence and technological innovation with mass production techniques attracted the talents of such luminaries as Harry Bertoia and Eero Saarinen. Peter Knoll, who died […]
Gae Aulenti: maverick of Italian Midcentury design
NEW YORK — Like the notable 20th-century architects Frank Lloyd Wright and Eero Saarinen, who designed furnishings to complement their buildings, Italian architect Gae Aulenti (1927-2012) excelled at translating architectural principles into decor. As one of a handful of women in the postwar Italian modern movement, she stood out from the crowd. Her keen design […]
Sam Gilliam abstract work topped offerings at Neue’s Modern sale
BEACHWOOD, Ohio – An abstract work by African American artist Sam Gilliam (b. 1933-) sold for $67,650 in an online-only May Modern auction held May 28 by Neue Auctions.
1971 Chevy Impala drove away with top lot honors at EstateofMind
MIDDLETOWN, N.Y. – A 1971 Chevrolet Impala convertible that had been sitting, undriven, in a heated garage for 30 years sped off to a new owner for $31,250, and a 1972 Chevrolet Malibu earned $6,300 despite having some rust issues during a two-session estate auction conducted on May 21 by EstateOfMind Auctions.