03/14/2023 Latest News, News and Film, Auctions
For decades, George Nakashima established a name as one of the country’s leading woodworkers through his exceptional forms, including his Conoid designs. Here, Freeman’s specialists offer a closer look at the Conoid form and the Nakashima legacy that continues to this day.
02/08/2023 Latest News, News and Film, Jewelry and Watches
Freeman’s Jewelry and Watches auctions feature a wide range of classic diamonds, from solitaire rings to stud earrings. But what’s the latest on how diamonds themselves are made? Freeman’s specialists clarify two different production processes.
01/27/2023 Latest News, News and Film, Books and Manuscripts
Freeman’s Books and Manuscripts department brings dozens of rare, valuable first editions to market each year. Here, our specialists explain what a first edition really is, and what to look for when building your collection.
01/26/2023 Latest News, News and Film, American Furniture, Folk and Decorative Arts
Freeman’s November 15 American Furniture, Folk and Decorative Arts auction features a wide array of Fraktur, commemorating life events like marriage and birth or simply adorning the homes of Pennsylvania Germans with bright, colorful flora and fauna motifs. Here, we take a closer look at the form, its origins, and its contemporary appeal.
01/13/2023 News and Film, 20th Century and Contemporary Design
On January 25, Freeman’s presents The Personal Collection of Vladimir Kagan, which brings to market the work of one of the last century’s most innovative designers, as well as works by others he lived with and loved. Here, Freeman’s specialists dive into the designer’s early life and the impact it had on his design philosophy and long career.
01/06/2023 News and Film, 20th Century and Contemporary Design
Even if you don’t know her name, you’re likely to know her legacy. Meet Erica Wilson, who introduced cross-stitch, needlework, and crewel techniques to thousands in the latter half of the 20th century.
12/17/2022 News and Film, 20th Century and Contemporary Design
Vladimir Kagan, a towering figure within 20th-century design, left behind a rich archive—both of his own inimitable work, as well as the pieces he loved and lived with every day. Freeman’s upcoming auction brings these works to collectors for the first time.
12/14/2022 Latest News, News and Film, Luxe
In the steadily growing luxury goods market, it can be difficult to know where to start when building your collection. Here, Freeman’s specialists offer advice to first-time collectors when looking for items like handbags and other accessories.
12/13/2022 News and Film, Pennsylvania Impressionists
Learn more about Pennsylvania Impressionists through the river that dominated so much of their work.
12/12/2022 Latest News, News and Film, 20th Century and Contemporary Design
What’s the difference between furnishing your home at IKEA versus buying at auction? It’s not just about style or quality—it also comes down to sustainability. Here’s how.