Coming Soon: Julien’s Auctions Presents Icons and Idols

Hollywood, Featuring Marilyn Monroe’s 1956 Thunderbird; Bob Mackie and Sharon Tate

Date to be determined • 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. on WAAM • Ann Arbor

Martin J. Nolan, Executive Director and CFO of Julien’s Auctions, returns to spotlight an extraordinary auction taking place November 16-17 in Julien’s’ Los Angeles galleries. Featured is the pristine, raven-black 1956 Thunderbird owned by Marilyn Monroe from 1955 to 1962. In addition, a collection of couture and other personal property from the collection of designer Bob Mackie will be sold, along with art, costumes, and other personal property once belonging to actress Sharon Tate.

More at: juliensauctions.com

Baroque Panache: Where Theatricality and Religiosity Converged

October 6 • 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. on WAAM • Ann Arbor

Ed puts the spotlight on the Detroit Institute of Arts and several of its remarkable Baroque paintings, etchings, and sculptures. How did the art of the late Renaissance and Mannerist periods morph into the frenetic joie de vivre depicted in portraiture, genre scenes, even religious art, in the 1600s – a century of almost unrelenting warfare? We’ll find out!

More at: dia.org