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Celebrating African-American Artists: Gordon Parks

Celebrating African-American Artists: Gordon Parks

Photography came of age in the last century and is now one of the most popular collecting categories. At The Appraisal Group, we frequently come across collections of 19th and 20th century works by photographers. Gordon Park is among the trailblazers of the last century. His sophisticated and worldly eye delivered ... Read More
 
Celebrating African-American Artists: Clementine Hunter

Celebrating African-American Artists: Clementine Hunter

The Appraisal Group celebrates the work of Louisiana’s own Clementine Hunter (1886-1998). From the Cane River region of the state, Ms. Hunter is among the first African-American artists to have a solo exhibition at the present-day New Orleans Museum of Art. She is one of the few 20th century artists to be ... Read More
 
Celebrating African-American Artists: Henry Ossawa Tanner

Celebrating African-American Artists: Henry Ossawa Tanner

Now that it is Black History Month, it seems appropriate that The Appraisal Group pay homage to the men and women of color who have contributed to the remarkable body of work that makes up the American art category.  Many were classically trained, others came to fame as self-taught Outsiders. Still ... Read More
 
Rare Painting By Selina Bres Goes To Auction in New Orleans

Rare Painting By Selina Bres Goes To Auction in New Orleans

Folks who follow The Appraisal Group on the social media are always interested in knowing more about how David J. Goldberg and his network of specialists work. One of the most frequently asked questions is, “How do you know where to sell a painting to get the best price?”  The ... Read More
 
$1M Appraisal Group Discovery Beats the Experts’ Estimate

$1M Appraisal Group Discovery Beats the Experts’ Estimate

NEW YORK,NY. (December 18, 2014) A David J. Goldberg “find” set Sotheby’s auction room ablaze on December 17th when the Louis Majorelle desk and chair he discovered in Carencro, LA made more than $1M. It had been predicted that the Waterlilies desk and chair – magnficient Art Nouvelle items designed in 1903 – ... Read More