Press Releases tagged with jfk

Six-page letter hand-written by Jackie (Bouvier) Kennedy to her mother in 1951, when she was in college, aboard the Queen Elizabeth ship, written on Cunard Line stationery, with illustrations (est.  $30,000-$35,000).

Letter handwritten by Jackie Kennedy to her mother in 1951 will be auctioned Feb. 21st

Released: February 13, 2018

WESTPORT, Conn. – Rare and fascinating archives of material pertaining to Albert Einstein and Gen. George Armstrong Custer’s wife Elizabeth, plus others, will come up for bid in an online-only auction of autographed documents, manuscripts, books and relics scheduled for Wednesday, February 21st by University Archives, at 10:30 am Eastern. In all, 249 lots will come up for sale.   Bidders can view all the lots now, and register to bid, at Online bidding is being facilitated by The auction is packed with important, scarce and collectible signed...

Letter handwritten and signed by First Lady Martha Washington in 1794, regarding a meeting between "The President" (George) and James Madison (est.  $25,000-$30,000).

Presidents and their First Ladies will command center stage in University Archives' Jan. 17 online-only auction

Released: January 8, 2018

WESTPORT, Conn. – Former United States presidents and their wives will take center stage in University Archives’ online-only auction of autographs, books and relics slated for Wednesday, January 17th, at 10:30 am Eastern time. Bidders can view all lots now, at the University Archives website, at Online bidding is being facilitated by  The sale is packed with 218 lots of important, scarce and collectible signed documents and other items relating to some of the most important names in all of history. The top lot could well end up being from First...

Letter hand-penned in August 1966 by Jacqueline Kennedy to Luella Hennessy, John Jr.'s nanny, written on hand-painted stationery (est.  $3,000-$3,500).

Letter penned in 1966 by Jackie Kennedy, with hand-colored illustrations on stationery and envelope, will be auctioned Dec. 6th

Released: November 28, 2017

WESTPORT, Conn. – A baseball bat signed by both Babe Ruth and Hank Aaron, a baseball signed by Jackie Robinson, the life raft from Francis Gary Powers’s downed U-2 spy plane and several pieces of dishware from Ronald and Nancy Reagan will all come up for bid Wednesday, December 6th, in University Archives’ online-only auction, beginning at 10:30 am Eastern time.   The 211-lot auction is a fabulous assemblage of autographed documents, rare books, relics and manuscripts. The full catalog can be viewed now, at, with internet bidding facilitated by

Karen Finley, "Zapruder Film Frame #337, Acrylic on Canvas, 2015

KAREN FINLEY @ Coagula Curatorial, Los Angeles. New Works by the World-Renowned Performance Artist

Released: October 20, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – OCTOBER 20, 2015 KAREN FINLEY – Broad Museum Performance and Coagula Solo Show. Solo Show Love Field opens November 21 at Coagula Curatorial in Los Angeles. Exhibit opening coincides with Finley performances at the Broad Museum. LOS ANGELES - Coagula Curatorial is pleased to announce Love Field, a solo show of new work by world-renowned artist Karen Finley. The artist has been studying the traumatic images surrounding the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Here she presents reworkings of common and uncommon images associated with the tumultuous ev...

Outside Time by Dimitar Lukanov

JFK Airport Unveils New Work of Public Art by Dimitar Lukanov

Released: February 26, 2014

“Outside Time,” a new, monumental sculpture by artist Dimitar Lukanov, was formally unveiled on February 26, 2014, in the Departure Hall at New York’s JFK Airport Terminal 4. The sculpture is the signature piece of a three-work sculpture project commissioned to Dimitar Lukanov by JFKIAT LLC in 2012 as part of the major redevelopment that Terminal 4 is undergoing to accommodate 15 million passengers. The massive sculpture - a structural wonder of weight distribution – is an elated, optimistic “Goodbye” to the millions of departing New York air travelers.   “Outside Time” is a verita...

This watercolor painting, done in 1960 by John F.  Kennedy, before he became President, will be sold Nov.  22-24.

Two original watercolor paintings by John F. Kennedy, done in 1960, will be sold Nov. 22-24

Released: November 7, 2013

(Amesbury, MA.) - As the 50th anniversary of the Kennedy assassination approaches, the media and the entire world is recalling not only that tragic day but also celebrating the life of John F. Kennedy, his family, and the legacy of Camelot. Beginning on November 22nd, John McInnis Auctioneers in Amesbury, MA will present “THE LEGENDS AUCTION”. This event holds within it intrigue, mystery, controversy, and fact. In three sessions over three days over 1,500 lots will be sold related to President Kennedy, his family and his contemporaries from that important era in American history: Hollywood...

This copy of LIFE Magazine from 1949, signed by the artist Jackson Pollock, will be sold at auction October 24th.

Copy of LIFE Magazine from 1949 signed by Jackson Pollock will be sold Oct. 24th at Philip Weiss Auctions

Released: October 9, 2013

 (LYNBROOK, N.Y.) – A handwritten letter by JFK assassin Lee Harvey Oswald, a copy of LIFE Magazine from 1949 signed by the artist Jackson Pollock and an 1848 Peter Force printing of the Declaration of Independence will headline a 700-lot auction slated for Thursday, Oct. 24, by Philip Weiss Auctions, in the firm’s gallery located at 74 Merrick Road in Lynbrook. The auction, which starts promptly at 2 p.m. (EST), will feature historical items and autographs, rare books, vintage war posters, maritime material, rock ‘n’ roll memorabilia, occupational shaving mugs and more. Internet b...

Aberlour-Glenlivet.  WH Holt & Sons, Limited.  Engraved sterling silver capsule reading: "Happy Birthday from Jack." Est.  $2,500-3,000


Released: September 17, 2013

NEW YORK — Bonhams October 13 auction of Whisky, Cognac & Rare Spirits will feature a rare Aberlour-Glenlivet scotch whisky bottled by WH Holt & Sons, once in the estate of Kirk LeMoyne "Lem" Billings (1916-1981), President John F Kennedy's prep school roommate and life-long friend (est. $2,500-3,000). Engraved with a sterling silver capsule reading "Happy Birthday from Jack," the bottle is believed to be a rare memento of the extraordinary friendship between the two men. Despite declining the President’s 1961 offer to head the Peace Corps, the two were so close that Billings had h...

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