joseph cornell’s “aviary [cockatoo and watches]” sold big at christie’s

  The Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Art auction which took place on November 12, 2014 in NYC yielded sales totaling $852,877,000 (€682,309,600) — the highest total auction in history. Five works by Joseph Cornell (1903-1972) from the Bergman Collection [watch the video] were offered at the auction, led by Cockatoo and Watches Aviary, which sold… Read More joseph cornell’s “aviary [cockatoo and watches]” sold big at christie’s

elgin watches

Elgin, Illinois, approximately 30 miles NW of Chicago…The National Watch Company was founded in 1864. Ten years later, the name was changed to Elgin National Watch Company and became one of the largest producing watch companies in America. In the 1920’s they were producing over half of the watches in the country. Now these vintage watches… Read More elgin watches

“breguet: art and innovation in watchmaking” through january 10, 2016

Breguet: Art and Innovation in Watchmaking September 19, 2015 – January 10, 2016 Legion of Honor – San Francisco, CA Lincoln Park | 100 34th Avenue San Francisco, CA 94121 | 415.750.3600 http://legionofhonor.famsf.org/ Breguet: Art and Innovation in Watchmaking  explores the history of the watch and clock maker Breguet. The company’s cutting-edge innovations transformed the… Read More “breguet: art and innovation in watchmaking” through january 10, 2016