Simeon is a lifelong enthusiast of pop culture, and has been appraising collections and curating auctions and exhibitions for the past 20 years.
It’s with much enjoyment that Simeon continues to draw on his experience and expertise to help people and institutions who wish to learn more about their own collections, and who require assistance with collection management, acquisition and/or deaccession.
Recent notable auctions include the groundbreaking Punk Rock Sale and the Popular Culture Sale featuring Street Art and Designer Toys.
It is an ongoing pleasure and honor to work with the numerous individuals, institutions and auction houses.
Simeon has been a regularly featured appraiser on PBS’s Antiques Roadshow since 1997. Archived appraisals may be viewed here.
CONSULTING & APPRAISALS
Simeon brings over 20 years of experience to provide thoughtful advice and effective solutions. Consulting and appraisal services are private and confidential. Deaccession services are also available.
INDIVIDUAL/CORPORATE ACQUISITION CONSULTATION
Assistance with starting and/or expanding your collection.
Detail of catalogue cover: Christie’s Punk Sale
Original Photograph by Mick Rock
PUNK ROCK SALE
IN ADDITION TO APPRAISING COLLECTIONS AND ORGANIZING AUCTIONS, SIMEON IS INVOLVED WITH NUMEROUS INDEPENDENT CULTURAL PROJECTS AND EVENTS.
While emails are welcome, please note that I am unable to reply to all inquiries. Attachments will not be opened.
A SELECTION OF PAST COLLECTIONS BROUGHT TO PUBLIC AUCTION
© Simeon Lipman 2015
THE ESTATE OF “SHOELESS” JOE JACKSON
Brought to auction at Christie’s Auction House, NYC, 1999
THE PALOGER COLLECTION OF MUHAMMAD ALI MEMORABILIA
Exhibited in Chicago, Los Angeles & London. Brought to auction at Christie’s Auction House, NYC, 1997
THE ESTATE OF FRANK SINATRA
Brought to auction at Christie's Auction House, NYC, 1997
THE PHOTOGRAPHIC ARCHIVE OF BASEBALL MAGAZINE
Brought to auction at Christie’s Auction House, NYC, 1996
THE ART HUSTLE®
2010 - present
Creator and producer of The Art Hustle Trading Cards. This ongoing series exhibits contemporary artists and art on a conceptually playful and inspired trading card platform. The series is sold worldwide through various galleries, shops and online retailers.
THE ART HUSTLE
Co-curated the first Suckadelic Retrospective art exhibition in collaboration with Johan Kugelberg & Boo-Hooray Gallery in New York City.
TOPPS STAR WARS GALAXY 6
DIE CUT SKETCH CARD SERIES
Curated the artist roster of this collectible sub-set for The Topps Company, Inc. Roster included an international group of contemporary artists who interpreted the iconic film, its mythology and its characters.
Cards by (left to right): Jason Atomic. Nathan Hamill, Aya Kakeda
TOPPS DIE CUT FLICKR GALLERY
THE 2ND AVENUE TRADING CARD CONVENTION
November 2010 / February 2013
Held at Toy Tokyo Underground in New York City; Co-sponsored with Suckadelic & SideKick Media. This event has featured underground/urban artists and art, and has showcased the artists and cards in The Art Hustle trading card series.
Curated and organized the sale of the estate of James Brown at Christie’s Auction House, NYC
Coordinated the first Punk Sale, a retrospective of the Punk aesthetic, at Christie's Auction House, NYC. This event celebrated Punk not only as a historic music genre, but also as an important and influential art movement with its own distinct iconic imagery, design & ephemera.
In collaboration with curators Dov Kelemer & Sarah Jo Marks (of DKE Toys), at Freeman's Auction House in Philadelphia, this groundbreaking event was the first time a group custom show by contemporary artists had been offered by a major auction house.