News about Portuguese Antique
Portuguese architect Souto de Moura wins Pritzker
LOS ANGELES (AP) – Portuguese architect Eduardo Souto de Moura, whose buildings are praised for their careful use of natural materials and their unexpected dashes of color, has won the 2011 Pritzker Architecture Prize, the prize’s jury announced Monday. Souto de Moura, 58, joins Frank Gehry, Tadao Ando and Renzo Piano in receiving the top […]
Austin Auction Gallery to sell Indo-Portuguese boxes, Feb. 27
AUSTIN, Texas – Austin Auction Gallery will conduct an eclectic auction Sunday, Feb. 27, beginning at 1 p.m. Central. The auction will feature over 400 lots of antiques, fine art, jewelry, sterling silver and collectibles from the 17th through the 19th centuries. LiveAuctioneers will provide Internet live bidding. An important group of 17th-century through 19th-centuy […]
Brazil’s Paulista Museum reopening ahead of bicentennial
SAO PAULO (AP) – It took nearly a decade of renovations, but finally one of Brazil’s most popular museums is reopening as part of the country’s bicentennial celebrations.
Thomas Moran lithograph heads four days of delights at Holabird, Aug. 25-28
RENO, Nev. – A four-day Rush to the Rockies auction, packed with more than 2,000 lots, will be held from Thursday, August 25 through Sunday, August 28 by Holabird Western Americana Collections, LLC. Sessions on all four days will begin at 8 am Pacific time. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.