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.
|April 2014||The Journal of the Arthur Rackham Society (JARS) No. 51|
|2 May 2014||
James Hamilton has notified the Society regarding an auction of Rackham and Starkie items at auction by Jacobs & Hunt, Petersfield, UK. Lot numbers 61-66 feature items by Arthur Rackham and Edyth (Starkie) Rackham. Click HERE for additional auction information
|7 May 2014||
Swann Galleries will host their Sale No. 2349, "Art, Press & Illustrated Books: The Edward Gorey Collection of Samuel Speigel," at their New York location. Lot Nos. 147-155A feature Rackham books; Lot 153 is a signed-limited Rip Van Winkle with a delightful original ink drawing featuring Rip as a little leafy tree figure. Click HERE to visit the Swann site to view the auction catalogue.
|22 May 2014||
PBA Galleris will host the following auction at their San Francisco location: Sale No. 533, "Fine Books from the Library of Dr. Elmer Belt". Lot No. 385 is a Rackham signed, limited edition book. Click HERE to visit the auction catalogue.
|31 May 2014||
Skinner Auctioneers & Appraisers will host their Sale No. 2730B (Fine Books & Manuscripts) at their Boston location. Lots 231 and 262 feature Rackham books. Click HERE to visit the Skinner site to view auction items.
|5 June 2014||
PBA Galleris will host the following auction at their San Francisco location: Sale No. 533, "Fine & Rare Books, Asian & Graphic Arts, Japanese Maps". Lot Nos. 208-9 feature Rackham books. Click HERE to visit the auction catalogue.
|5 June 2014||
Leland Little Auctions will auction an original Arthur Rackham watercolor on Saturday, 14 June at their North Carolina location. The Rackham watercolor is a post-publication colored version of "One of the paths that have made themselves" from the 1912 edition of Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens; the black and white print appeared opposite page 13 in the book. Please go HERE for more information on this auction; the subject item is Lot No. 551.
|15 July 2014||
Sotheby's will host their "English Literature, History, Children's Books & Illustrations" sale (No. L14404) at their London location. Lot Nos. 666 through 669 include Rackham original art and Rackham-illustrated books. Click HERE to view this auction.
|17 July 2014||
PBA Galleris will host the following auction at their San Francisco location: Sale No. 537, "Roycroft Press, Fine Bindings, Illustrated & Children's Books". Lot Nos. 269-279 feature Rackham books. Click HERE to visit the auction catalogue.
|28 August 2014||
PBA Galleris will host the following auction at their San Francisco location: Sale No. 540, "Fine Books, Manuscripts, Art, Ephemera & Golf". Lot Nos. 443-6 feature Rckham books, one featuring an original Rackham sketch. Click HERE to visit the auction catalogue.
|22 Sept 2014||
Bonhams will host the following auction at their New York and San Francisco locations: Sale No. 21845, "Fine Books & Manuscripts". Lot Nos. 81-86 feature Rackham-illustrated books. Click HERE to visit the auction catalogue.
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