Auction Experts

bacallMarch 21 • 3-4 p.m. on WAAM 

3:00:  Bonhams Auctions specialist Jon King spotlights the career and collecting interests of film icon Lauren Bacall, whose antique furniture and art will be sold by Bonhams in New York City, March 31.  More information @

3:30:  Chuck Schmidt, president of Schmidt’s Antiques in Ypsilanti, returns to illuminate for us the 40 year career of Detroit-born painter and sculptor James Harrison.  Harrison, an Abstract-Expressionist, moved to New York around 1950 and contributed to the City’s post-war artistic dominance.  Chuck will describe the upcoming first auction of Harrison’s paintings, collages and sculpture, which, until recently, were in storage for 25 years.  More information @