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“Provenance is king. When you sell something, you want to know what it is, what's the story behind it, when and where it was made, and how to reach the right people - people interested in buying. This is more true of fine art than anything.” - Elizabeth Hulings
Tell your favorite collector: it's here in time for the Holidays!
Glenna Goodacre has collaborated with the heirs of the Clark Hulings estate, Mary and Elizabeth Hulings, in what will be her final new work—a bas-relief of an iconic Clark Hulings drawing—"Helping to Push". This unprecedented collaboration, which includes both artists' signatures, is quintessential Goodacre interpreting Hulings at the height of his powers. This a rare opportunity to own one of 25 of these unique numbered editions. There's nothing like them and there will never be anything like them again. Thanks to Glenna Goodacre, they're here, in time for the holidays. Proceeds go to support the Clark Hulings Fund. Find out more.
Why Own a Hulings?
You join a discerning group entrusted to care for a work by one of America’s most important painters..
Some recognize their heritage in the work. Some admire the painter’s technical brilliance. Regardless of the reason, the work holds its value on the secondary market.
Rice has been grown in the East-Central region of the Iberian Peninsula for over 1,000 years. Everyone associates Spain and paella, but how many of you think about the vast expanses of rice fields where they grow the medium grained Bomba rice that is used to make the iconic dish? Today, the Albufera lagoon and […]Continue
Happy Saint Patrick’s Day! This day is kind of important around our house because, while he is not Irish, my husband is named Patrick (and he does tend to have people trail after him…). I love this little painting. It’s of Ireland, obviously, and was painted in 1994. I remember spending three weeks driving all […]Continue
Here’s an unusual one that I just found out about. It’s up for auction through Barnabys. Hulings’ commercial illustrations do surface from time to time, and often, I know about them or even have a copy of the book for whose cover the art was created. This one is different. This illustration is mixed media, […]Continue
How Artists Can Inoculate Themselves Against Rejection “AS: Your father Clark Hulings was a very successful artist, which meant that he was also rejected from time to time. What lessons did you learn from his experience and his example? EH: My father started out painting society portraits in Baton Rouge, LA, after WWII. As any […]
“An extensive array of paintings, drawings, ephemera, historical insights, and resources from one of America’s greatest realist painters will soon be available for public consumption. Collectors take note! Award-winning and revered American realist Clark Hulings is always on the tip of the tongue when discussing this country’s most influential and celebrated representational painters. “For the first […]
“Fans of contemporary Western art packed Altermann’s Camino Del Monte Sol galleries on Saturday, August 13, eager for a crack at the collection of the late Robert M. Eagle. A determined phone bidder won “Old Town,” a view of the sleepy New Mexican town of Cerrillos in winter, for $96,000, including premium. The oil by […]
At Heritage’s $4.2+ Million American Art Sale: Influenced by his childhood spent in Spain and the American Southwest, Kaleidoscope by Clark Hulings – a bucolic and vibrant depiction of an everyday market scene– fetched $161,000.
Hilton Head Art Auction brings in renowned artists’ work, big bids: Page after page of the catalogue featured work to be auctioned by artists such as Stephen Scott Young, Clark Hulings, Mary Whyte, Dean Mitchell, Joseph Lorusso, Dan McCaw, Dan Gerhartz, Milt Kobyashi, to name just a few. Top lots included the catalogue cover painting by Clark Hulings, a 24-inch by 36-inch oil, “Near Woodville,” estimated at $80,000 to $120,000, sold for $112,125.
The Jackson Hole Art Auction: Clark Hulings’ Lower Colonias will be offered at $100,000-$200,000.
Gallery-style corridor: The home’s architecturally rich interior reflects the Van Sants’ love for the Arts & Crafts aesthetic, as well as their art collections. Beyond the entry hall, the TEA2 team devised a gallery-style center corridor to display paintings by Clark Hulings, Joanna Arnett and other favorite artists on the upper walls, and books and objets d’art in lower built-in bookcases. Reproduction Greene and Greene period lanterns, sourced by Marilyn, and strategically placed skylights light the way.
“Clark Hulings was an American master painter who was said to be able to describe air itself with paint. Surviving, even thriving, as a realist painter throughout the second half of the 20th century was no easy feat but Hulings had the talent and dedication, and, thanks to a successful career in illustration, he had the financial resources to pursue fine art painting full time, and to become one of the true greats of 20th century representational painting.”
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