Trucs et astuces pour la collection d’art
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Comment commencer une collection d’art & pourquoi vous devriez vous tourner vers les enchères La collection d’œuvres d’art peut être épanouissante et ajouter de la personnalité à votre maison. En tant que spécialiste de l’art dans la trentaine, j’ai pas mal d’amis et de membres de ma famille qui achètent leur première maison et me… Read more »

Cowley Abbott Closes Out 2021 with Three Exciting Online Auctions of Eclectic Works
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The final auctions of 2021 have come to a close. Cowley Abbott rounded out a successful year with three concurrent Online Auctions: Coast to Coast, Holiday Charm and Works on Paper, Books & Tapestries. Each of these auctions featured an impressive array of genres, styles and mediums of artwork, from across Canada and beyond.  Celebrated… Read more »

Andy Warhol: Father of the Pop Art Movement
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Cowley Abbott’s Fall International Art Auction Features Multiple Important Works by the Twentieth Century Icon “Don’t think about making art, just get it done. Let everyone else decide if it’s good or bad, whether they love it or hate it. While they are deciding, make even more art”. -Andy Warhol The candid Press Release from… Read more »

An Exciting Selection of Prints, Photography & Multiples begins the Fall Auction Season
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The Prints, Photography and Multiples auction has been an extremely enjoyable sale to put together.  We started to curate the sale just after the close of the International Art auction in June and one of the early consignments was Brice Marden’s Ten Days Portfolio (lot 27). The eight etchings and aquatints in this portfolio were… Read more »

Oh! You Pretty Thing: David Bowie Painting sets New Auction Record in Cowley Abbott International Art Auction
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“If you come from art, you’ll always be art” – David Bowie Attracting attention from collectors around the globe, David Bowie’s DHead XLVI fetched $108,120 CAD during the Cowley Abbott Spring International Art Auction, which closed on Thursday, June 24th. The small portrait, which was purchased at a donation centre in Northern Ontario for $5,… Read more »

Defining Nationhood: The Sampson-Matthews Silkscreen Project
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In conjunction with our popular February Online Auction of Works on Paper, Prints & Books, Cowley Abbott is delighted to present a special second session auction offering a selection of works from the Archives of Sampson-Matthews Ltd., which includes a variety of rare silkscreens from the Sampson-Matthews Silkscreen Project. A niche collecting market within Canadian… Read more »

Collecting Opportunity: January Post-War and Contemporary Art Auction Highlights
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Cowley Abbott is pleased to launch into the new year with our January Online Auction of Post-War and Contemporary Art. Comprised of fantastic works by blue-chip Post-War Canadian artists, practicing Contemporary artists, and hidden gems, this sale offers the opportunity for new and seasoned collectors alike to build their collections. We’ve highlighted a few of… Read more »