Biographies & Price Guides

A Guide to Adolph Gottlieb: Paintings and Prints (Art Values)

Adolph Gottlieb was an American painter, sculptor and printmaker. He was one of the early pioneers of Abstract Expressionism and a founding member of “the ten”, a group of New York painters who showed their work together in the 1930s. His abstract works of the 1960s and 70s were groundbreaking for their time, and many are valued at over $1,000,000 today.

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A Guide to Paul Cadmus: Paintings, Drawings and Photographs (Art Values)

Paul Cadmus is best known for his gritty and often erotic paintings of social interactions, especially those using the egg tempera medium. His painting style has been described as magic realism, and his works often contain elements of satire or social commentary.  Additionally, he is known for his sensual drawings of male nudes and his work in the PaJaMa Collective photography project.

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The Value of Alden Mason Paintings (Artist Price Guide)

Alden Mason was an American painter from Skagit, Washington known for both his abstract and figurative works in watercolor, oil, and acrylic paints. His best known series include Burpee Garden, Squeeze Bottle, and Big Heads. Besides his work as an artist, Alden Mason taught as a professor in the University of Washington’s School of Art for over 30 years, where he inspired and influenced many young artists.

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The Value of Dr. Seuss Taxidermy and Sculptures

During the 1930s, Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known by his pen name Dr. Seuss, created a series of 18 unorthodox taxidermy sculptures. Collectively referred to as The Seuss System of Unorthodox Taxidermy, these sculptures depicted colorful and strange “Seussian” creatures such as the “Cruel Hack-Biter” or the “Semi-Normal Green-Lidded Fawn.” 

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Who is Kenneth Noland? (Prints and Artist Auction Prices)

Kenneth Noland was an American abstract painter best known for his involvement in Color Field painting. His technique involves adding thin layers of acrylic paint to an unseasoned canvas to create colorful patterns of bullseyes, chevrons, and other geometric forms.

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Tsuguharu Foujita’s Japanese Cat Art (Prints Value & Price Guide)

Tsuguharu Foujita was known not only for his art which blended techniques from around the world, but also for being quite the fashion icon of his time. His round glasses, gold hoop earrings, and boxcar mustache perfectly suited his vibrant personality. Here, we’ll cover a quick biography of the artist, what artistic mediums and subjects he was known for using, and the value of his works.

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A Guide to Hiroshi Yoshida Woodblock Prints (Art Prices)

Japanese artist Hiroshi Yoshida blends traditional Western style and colors with Japanese techniques. His artwork started as oil and watercolor paintings, becoming notable when a renewed rise in the popularity of woodblock prints inspired him to produce numerous copies of the same pieces. 

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