News and Events
Our News & Events page includes Society news and information on events world-wide related to the Art of Arthur Rackham.
Please use our Contact Page to inform the Society of upcoming events of likely interest to Society members and others with an interest in Arthur Rackham and his art.
|19 Sept 2013||On this date we celebrate the 146th birthday of Arthur Rackham.|
|26 Sept 2013||PBA Galleris will host the following auction at their San Francisco location: Sale No. 516, "Fine & Rare Books, with Fine Press Books from the Collection of Phillip Keuhlen". Lot Nos. 222-24 feature Rackham books. Click HERE to visit the auction catalogue.|
|16 Oct 2013||
Bonhams will host the following auction at their Los Angeles and New York locations: Sale No. 21010, "Fine Books & Manuscripts including Historical Photographs". Lot No. 2256 features a limited, signed edition of Rackham's Aesop's Fables. Click HERE to visit the auction catalogue.
|24 Oct 2013||
Swann Galleries will host their Sale No. 2327, "Art, Press & Illustrated Books," at their New York location. Lot Nos. 254-256 feature Rackham books. Click HERE to visit the Swann site to view the auction catalogue.
|Nov 2013||The Journal of the Arthur Rackham Society (JARS) No. 50|
|12 Nov 2013||
Swords Fine Auctioneers will host their "Books, Early Indentures, and Maps" auction at Stansted Mountfitchet Auction Rooms, Cambridge Road, Standted Mountfitchet, Essex, UK on Tuesday morning, 12 Nov 2013. Included in this auction is "A Private Collection of Books by Arthur Rackham".
The catalogue describes Lots 429 thru 454 as follows: "The following 26 lots are all books illustrated by Arthur Rackham and from the Starkie/Rackham family collection. All the books are collated, first English trade editions unless otherwise stated and bound in the original publisher's covers. Three are signed by Rackham, twenty-one are inscribed to the Starkie family, dated the same year of publication, signed and with a charming pen and ink sketch by Rackham. All given by the Rackhams to the Starkies as Christmas gifts."
Please go HERE to view the catalogue for this section of the auction.
|10 Dec 2013||
Sotheby's will host their "English Literature, History, Children's Books & Illustrations" sale (No. L13408) at their New Bond Street, London location. Included are a number of items left over from from the Dec. 2012 auction of items from the Michael Winner Collection. Lot Nos. 373 and 374 are Rackham-related books. Lot Nos. 375 through 387 are original Rackham art. Click HERE to view this auction.
|11 Dec 2013||
Bonhams will host the following auction at their Los Angeles and New York locations: Sale No. 21029, "Fine Books & Manuscripts including Illustration Art and Children's Books". Lot Nos. 1348-1352 feature Rackham-illustrated books. Click HERE to visit the auction catalogue.
|Spring 2014||The Journal of the Arthur Rackham Society (JARS) No. 51|
Of Special Interest
New Animated Film Adaptation of Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens
April 2013 -- Steve Arnott has informed us his crew is now working with an experienced film producer, Mike Foley, based in London. Please go HERE to view a new film segment that shows the King walking in Kensington Gardens.
September 2013 -- According to Steve Arnott, the Peter Pan movie is making good progress. Steve indicates he did some film work in Norway last month, where they are keen on the project; part of the film may be produced there. Please go HERE to view some recent clips that have been produced; the music is also original to the project.
October 2013: -- Steve Arnott sent the following update: "Here is the latest version of the trailer for the movie of Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens. It's looking even better." Please go HERE to view.
A Conversation with George T. McWhorter
The Art of Magic Making by Charles Vess
0:00 -- Introduction