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Out and About 2019
The Coins of Maundy Thursday
Rago and Wright are Joining Forces
More Must-See Summer Exhibits for Aesthetes
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Must-See Summer Exhibitions for Aesthetes
As summer ratchets up from ‘bake’ to ‘broil’, Rago’s team of specialists have once again set...
Maundy Coin Sets in Rago’s Online-Only Coin Auction
by Sam Grillo, Cataloger, Coins + Currency
Diverse traditions worldwide mark the...
**Republished Directly from the Official Press Release**
Building Your Everyday Jewelry Collection at Rago Auction’s Unreserved Jewelry Sale
Contributed by Lauren Della-Croce, Junior Specialist, Fine Jewelry
Fit for an Emperor
Diamond Once Belonging to Emperor Maximilian I of Mexico comes to Rago on June 9
On June 9, Rago Auctions will offer for sale a rose-cut diamond button ring, the central diamond...
A Master Class in Venetian Glass
Works by Venetian Maestro Lino Tagliapietra in Rago’s May 19 Modern Ceramics + Glass Auction
On May 19, Rago Auctions will offer for sale a grouping of works by Venetian master glassblower...
A LOT TO LOVE – JAD ON WENDELL CASTLE'S "TELL THE TREES" CHAIR
We sat down with Jad Attal, Rago’s 20th/21st C.
Bidsquare Talks Tiffany Studios with David Rago
Contributed by Jessica Helen Weinberg, Sr. Content Editor at Bidsquare.com
Visionary Artists, Visionary Auction
Rago Presents the Smithsonian Visionary Benefit Auction
contributed by Bidsquare's Jessica Helen Weinberg
The Birth (and Growing Pains) of American Abstraction
From Armory Show to American Abstract Artists (AAA)
Contributed by Lauren Bradley, Specialist, Fine Art
Exploring the Archive of Artist / Designer
Editions and Prototypes from A/D in Rago's May Fine Art Auctions
A/D (“Artist Designer”) was a strong and unique voice in the 80s and 90s, for it was the only...
Revival at Rago Remix: All About Oscar Bach
Contributed by Jessica Helen Weinberg, Sr. Content Editor at Bidsquare
When you enter the lobby of 20 West 34th Street in Manhattan, mountains of grey and white marble...
The Importance of the Aesthetic Movement in American Silver
Among the most exciting and innovative periods in American silversmithing are the years between...
Living the Impossible Dream
Explore the Collection of Hellen and Joe Darion
On Sunday, April 14, Rago will offer for sale a selection of property from the Estate of Hellen...
(Still) Mulling it over with Millennials
A MILLENNIAL PERSPECTIVE ON PROPERTY IN RAGO’S UNRESERVED AUCTION
Once again, we sat down with some of the younger members of the Rago Auctions team to explore a...
Designing Her Own Path
A Remembrance of Florence Knoll
It Is Right To Rebel: Material Culture of the Chinese Cultural Revolution
Cultural Revolution Collectibles in Rago’s Unreserved Auction
Finding the Lost City
Discover Property from Lost City Arts: 36 Years of Collecting
Established in 1982 in Lower Manhattan’s now upscale SOHO neighborhood sits the glass-encased...
A Feast of Modern Ceramics Baked to Perfection are Coming Up on Bidsquare
When a potter opens their glaze kiln, after several days of waiting, a great many findings can...
When Jad met Gio
Rago Specialist, Jad Attal, Explores the Career of Gio Ponti
A Year in Review
As 2018 draws to a close, we reflect on the year’s auctions
Timeless Silks: The Hermès Carré
Hermès in Rago's Winter 2018 Jewelry Auctions
by Lauren Della-Croce; Specialist, Fine Jewelry
Of Cogs and Clock Springs
Automatons in Rago’s December 2018 Curiouser and Curiouser Auction
Joshua P. Smith: A Personal Collection of 20th Century Art
by David B. Smith: Artist and son of Joshua P. Smith
Impressions of the Delaware Valley
Pennsylvania Impressionists in Rago’s November Art Auctions
The art colony of New Hope, PA is a small community with a broad reach that produced some of...
Keepin’ it Real
American Realism in Prints: 1900-1950
by Lauren Bradley; Specialist, Fine Art
Around the World with the Allan Stone Collection
On October 19, Tribal Art from the Collection of Allan Stone and Other Owners goes to auction at...
…And Everything in its Place
Design Director, Arlen Sam Brown, on staging Rago’s Remix Sale
by Arlen Sam Brown, Design Director
A Lot to Love – Jad on Gio Ponti
We caught up with Rago’s 20th/21st C. Design Specialist, Jad Attal, to discuss his favorite...
A Lot to Love – Suzanne on Richard Marquis
Ahead of our September 22-23 Design Auctions, we sat down with Suzanne Perrault, Co-Director of...
A Beginners Guide: Collecting Modern Furniture with Jad Attal
Our friends at Bidsquare sit down with Rago Design Specialist, Jad Attal
Out of the Apartment, Into the Garden
Garden Furniture for First Time Home Owners in Rago’s August Unreserved Auction
As millennials take their first cautious steps into the realm of homeownership, they face their...
Mike on Memphis
Director of Rago's Unreserved Department, Michael Ingham Explores Works by Memphis Group
White Gloves and World Records
The Year (so far) in Review
Summer is a time for rest and relaxation. A time for leisurely walks and lackadaisical afternoon...
Tales from the Road
Rago’s Olivia Tornick on What It’s Really Like To Attend A Taping of The Antiques Roadshow
By Olivia Tornick, Assistant Director of Digital Marketing
Ornaments of the Ocean
Pearls in Rago’s June Jewelry Auction
“Pearls lie not on the seashore. If thou desirest one thou must dive for it.”-...
Notes of a Nation
American Colonial and Continental Currency in Rago’s June 8 Coins + Currency Auction
To collect American Colonial and Continental currency is to own an artifact of our nation’s...
Funding a Nation
Alexander Hamilton’s Request for Copper, and the Coins that Copper Became, in Rago’s June Auctions
Seldom does one get to handle a piece of American history as important as a document written by...
Forged in Fire
Marie Zimmermann; from Heiress to Craftswoman
Marie Zimmermann (1879 – 1972) is considered the most versatile and skilled craftswoman of the...
House of Glass
An Interview with Art Glass Collector and CEO of BET, Debra Lee
Leading our Modern Design auction on May 20, 2018 will be 47 lots consigned by President and CEO...
Furnishings from the Grand Salon of the SS Normandie at Rago
On Sunday, May 20 Rago has the rare privilege of presenting at auction four chairs from the...
Female Artists of Post War & Contemporary Art
Discover Female Artists in Rago’s May 5 Fine Art Auctions
with contributions from Lauren Bradley, Rago Fine Art Specialist
Clara Diament Sujo: A Life Devoted to Art
by Edward J. Sullivan; Professor of Modern Latin American and Iberian Art History, NYU
A Crash Course in Silver with Jenny Pitman
Humanity’s love of silver is well documented. Archeologists have discovered examples of silver...
Mixing Up Décor Inspiration with Arlen Sam Brown
by Arlen Sam Brown, Rago Design Director
Psychedelic! … “Bill Graham Presents”
Rago’s Samuel Grillo on “Bill Graham Presents” Rock Posters in Rago’s Unreserved Auction
by Samuel Grillo; Cataloger, Coins and Collectibles
Mulling it Over with Millennials
A Millennial Perspective on Property in Rago’s Unreserved Auction
Everywhere you turn there’s another story about how Millennials are ‘killing’ this market or ‘...