SOFAChicago Sculptural Objects Functional Art and Design show

Chicago

Our team recently visited one of the Midwest’s premier fine art events. Sculptural Objects Functional Art and Design show 2018 SOFAChicago. We always look forward to the diverse collection of glass art, sculpture, designed furniture, objects, and jewelry on display.

We love to meet and talk to artists, curators, and gallery owners all over the country about current and historical art and material culture, but SOFA is always one of our favorite research events because it’s right here at home and sculpture can really be so much fun! Here are just a few of the great fun pieces we saw.

Massimo Lunardon – Alien

Marco Miller “Wallace” – Contemporary Chicago artist

Namdoo Kim from the Golden Binoculars series

Rare Movie Posters discovered under a linoleum floor

Antique movie poster

Antique movie poster

A trove of a 17 rare movie posters discovered under a linoleum floor in southern Pennsylvania may be worth more than $140,000 when they cross the block at public auction Nov. 21-22 in Dallas. The find holds lost pieces of Hollywood history – including five, never-before-seen posters such as Clark Gable’s first starring role and the Style D one sheet for Tarzan The Ape Man, which is expected to sell for more than $40,000 at Heritage Auctions.

The stash was discovered last summer by Bob and Dylan Basta while renovating a back room in their father’s newly-purchased home. When Bob and Dylan removed a dated linoleum floor they discovered layers of newspapers from the 1940s and 14 movie posters from obscure films they had never heard of well as the well-known Tarzan. They quickly called their father, Robert, to report the discovery. Read More…