Capsule Auctions is excited to announce our collaboration with Salmagundi, the historic Art Club founded in 1871 and a vital Greenwich Village resource dedicated to traditional art. The club, home to many of the greatest names in American art history, hosts exhibitions and art classes, educational programs, commissions new works and supports emerging artists from an elegant brownstone home at 47 Fifth Avenue. It is supported by over 1,000 members and the oldest continuous benefit art auctions in New York, held in spring and fall. Our bid platform, CapsuleLive, will host the spring auction on June 19th, which features over 150 works selected from member submissions and including historic work from the Salmagundi archive collection, all appearing at auction for the first time. Capsule brings our contemporary expertise, targeted marketing solutions and exclusive online resources to bring the authenticity and quality of Salmagundi art to a wider audience. We are delighted to move forward together into exciting new territory and look forward to an innovative, historic auction event.
Capsule Auctions curates dynamic art sales for today’s demanding market. However, we understand that estate executors, professionals, and collectors often must de-accession property beyond fine art. To better serve all your consignment needs, we’ve partnered with Litchfield Auctions, New York and New England’s premier estate auction house, specializing in jewelry, antiques, Asian art, furniture, and more. Founded by Weston Thorn in 1994 and family-operated ever since Litchfield has the experience and expertise to handle a broad range of collections and estates. Known for their quality of service and attention to detail, they’ve sold the collections of luminaries like Joan Rivers, Mike Nichols, Diane Sawyer, and Phillip Roth. Utilizing Capsule’s contemporary innovation and grounded in Litchfield’s tradition of excellence, together Capsule and Litchfield Auctions can help you settle estates of all size and value. We will give your fine art and treasured heirlooms the expert attention they need, and you will get the successful results you deserve.
Southern Exposure (SoEx) is an artist-centered non-profit organization committed to supporting visual artists. Through our extensive and innovative programming, SoEx strives to experiment, collaborate and further educate while providing an extraordinary resource center and forum for Bay Area and national artists and youth in our Mission District space and off-site, in the public realm. An active presence in the Bay Area since 1974, SoEx is continually evolving in response to the needs of artists and the community while engaging the public in artists' work. Central to our mission is to remain the most accessible space for visual artists to produce and present new work, learn, and connect. SoEx provides visual artists with the tools and resources they need to experiment in an open and supportive environment. We also work to advocate to new, diverse audiences and build an ever-growing community of enthusiasts and supporters of the visual arts.
Artsy features the world’s leading galleries, museum collections, foundations, artist estates, art fairs, and benefit auctions, all in one place. Our growing database of 1,000,000 works of art, architecture, and design by 100,000 artists spans historical, modern, and contemporary works, and includes the largest online database of contemporary art. Artsy is used by art lovers, museum-goers, patrons, collectors, students, and educators to discover, learn about, and collect art.
The Center for Art Law is a New York-based research and education nonprofit that offers resources and programming for the advancement of a vibrant arts and law community. Through its website and monthly Art Law Blast newsletter, the Center disseminates information and keeps readers updated on art law-related news, events, cases, and publications. The Center facilitates conversations by hosting and participating in programs including conferences, workshops, clinics, film screenings, and more. Today a world-renowned asset to the art law field, the Center serves artists, attorneys, students and scholars of related disciplines, art market professionals and members of the general public. For more information, please visit us at www.itsartlaw.org.