Universal Live Brings Fine Art Auction to Proxibid Proxibid, the world’s largest provider of live auction webcasting services, will provide live online bidding for The Alexian Collection of Affordable and High-End Art auctioned by Universal Live Aucti
News-Antique.com - Apr 05,2009 - Proxibid, the world’s largest provider of live auction webcasting services, will provide live online bidding for The Alexian Collection of Affordable and High-End Art auctioned by Universal Live Auctioneers of Northbrook, IL. The live Internet auction will take place Thursday, April 16 at 1:00 p.m. CDT, with live online bidding commencing at that time. Auction registration and pre-bidding are already available by visiting www.proxibid.com/universalcollectibles.
This is one of the largest private art collections ever auctioned by Universal Live. More than 250 lots will cross the auction during this event, including signed works by Dali, Picasso,
Chagall, Peter Max, LeRoy Neiman, Oleg Tarkay, Steve Kaufman, Tomao, Azoulay, Henry Miller, Novaro, Chuck Jones, Jose Royo and others. This collection contains many original, one of a kind, paintings and drawings.
The Icon for the collection is an Original by Peter Max, titled “Grammy”, which was painted for the Grammy Awards. It is currently appraised for more than $50,000 and has an opening bid of $24,000. There are also originals from over a dozen well-known artists such as: Azoulay, Tarkay, Otsuka, Stephen Holland, Pergola, Dorit Levi, Amaro, Gregory Wilhelm, Josef Presser and more.
Due to the current economy, the owner of this private collection has authorized Universal Live to auction all works of art at opening bids of 50% or less of their purchased value. This is a great opportunity for collectors, galleries and investors. Whether collecting for years or just getting started, bidders won’t want to miss the opportunity to log on to www.proxibid.com/universalcollectibles, bid and win pieces such as:
• Lot 10140: Pablo Picasso limited edition print “Woman In Red and Blue Hat”
• Lot 15948: Dimitri Chiparus bronze and ivory statue – “Fan Dancer”
• Lot 15900: Peter Max Original Signed “Statue of Liberty” Painting
• Lot 10133: Steve Kaufman Original Painting On Canvas “Superman”
• Lot 10116: Linnea Pergola Original “Milk Can 42nd Street New York”
• Lot 10197: Dorit Levi Original Framed Oil Painting “Cocktail Party”
“This is an opportunity to own some of the better known artists at prices that, due to the economy, are more affordable than ever,” said Marty Shape, owner of Universal Live Auctioneers. “We consider this an excellent time to invest in fine art.”
For more information about this auction, to register or to pre-bid, please visit www.proxibid.com/universalcollectibles.
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Proxibid’s customer service and support is unmatched in the industry. The company’s toll-free support center is open before, during and after every live auction, and is staffed with bi-lingual auction specialists who assist both bidders and auctioneers. For more information about Proxibid, please visit us online at www.proxibid.com.