40th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION FOR THE ATHENEUM / NEW HARMONY, IN

ATHENEUM GALA CELEBRATON

October 10-12

For information or ticket reservations call the

Historic New Harmony Office at 812-682-4488

or visit www.usi.edu/Atheneum40

ONLINE PRE-BIDDING
Began: 10/09/19 at 12:00 PM CDT
Ended: 10/12/19 at 5:00 PM CDT
LIVE AUCTION
Began: 10/12/19 at 7:00 PM CDT
Ended: 10/12/19 at 9:00 PM CDT
Location: The Ribeyre Center, 603 S Main St, New Harmony, IN 47631

CATALOG FOR LIVE AUCTION ITEMS 

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ITEM             

NUMBER          DESCRIPTION        

                       

1                      “Richard Meier’s The Atheneum”

                        Edition: 47/75

                        Hand-signed by Richard Meier

                        This is a print made by John Begley,

                         but it was drawn by Richard Meier.

                        Acid free framing and museum glass

                        donated by Inman’s, Evansville, IN

                        Format: 38 × 37.25 in

                        Created 1979

                        Estimated Retail = $4,500

                       

2                      “Atheneum Afternoon”

                        Kathryn Waters

                        Pastel on Arches Paper, 15 x 39 inches

                        2019

                        Estimated Retail = $1,600

                       

3                      2 Original Architectural Plans of the New Harmony Roofless Church   

                        Designed by world-renowned architect Philip Johnson 

                        Acid free framing and museum glass

                        Donated by Inman’s, Evansville, Indiana

                        Image varies

                        Estimated Retail = $1000 each

                       

4                      “Small Tank Batteries”

                        Laura Foster Nicholson

                        Handwoven: wool, metallic, cotton, nylon

                        from the Rural landscapes series. 

                        18” x 19”

                        2014

                        Estimated Retail = $900

                       

5                      Custom Necklace – One of a Kind, Signed

                        Sautoir necklace of 10-16mm vintage glass pearls

                        and lucite cubes on black silk.

                        Master Jeweler Mike Gaines

                        It was inspired by the play of light, shadow

                        and the glass of the Atheneum.

                        2019

                        Estimated Retail = $700

                       

6                      Warhol Print of Carol Coleman      

                        Piece was created as an edition of 2400

                        at Andy Warhol’s Factory in 1986 to be sold

                        at the Carnegie Museum of Art.

                        Warhol had a series of his portrait paintings

                         in a show at theCMoA at the time and these prints

                        were made to be sold in the gift shop during the show.

                        It is plate signed with Warhol’s signature,

                        meaning his signature was printed not signed by hand,

                        and is stamped on the back by the CMoA.

                        They are on high quality paper and hand editioned.  

                        Estimated Retail – $650

                       

7                      “Let’s Fly High Again”

                        John McNaughton

                        Driftwood found in Wabash River and Atheneum

                        Estimated Retail = $500

                       

8                      “40 + 5 degrees (after Richard Meier)”

                        Curtis Uebelhor

                        Mixed Media

                        2019

                        Estimated Retail = $500

                       

9                      Hayride with Wiener Roast for 16 Guests on Mumford Farm

                       

10                    “Blue Atheneum”

                        Mary Ann Michna

                        Digital painting on canvas

                        18 1/2″ x 22 1/2″,

                        2019

                        Estimated Retail = $400

                       

11                    “A Colorful Day in New Harmony”

                        Lenny Dowhie

                        Cast white ware, glaze, under glaze and decals

                        2019

                        Estimated Retail = $300

                       

12                    Authentic Atheneum Dedication Program

                        Printed for the dedication of The New Harmony Atheneum in 1979

                        this rare and well preserved treasure is complete

                        and includes the listing of all participants. 

                        Estimated Retail = $250

                       

13                    “Richard Meier’s The Atheneum Conceptual Design”    

                        Limited Edition Print #1 of 125

                        Printed with the permission of Richard Meier and Partners

                        2019

                        Estimated Retail = $125

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