Announcement: Sunday & Tuesday Internet Coin Auctions and Weekly World and Ancient Coin Auctions move to Heritage Live!

Our Weekly Internet Coin Auctions and World and Ancient Coin Auctions are closing with live, online auctions on's Heritage Live! platform beginning with the Internet Coin Auction that ends Sunday, September 21st and the World and Ancient Coin Auction that ends on Thursday, September 25th. Each lot is offered one at a time, in lot number order, in live auctions beginning at 8:00 PM CT. During this part of the auction, live bidders will be on Heritage Live! competing with each other and with previously placed Internet bids. The lot opens, requests live bids, and then closes when the bidding is finished. There is no change in how you place your secret maximum bids during the week the auctions are open on In addition, once bidding on ends, 2 hours before the live sessions start, you still have the option to leave proxy bids through Heritage Live!

For more information about Heritage Live!, please visit If you have any questions about this exciting format change, please contact us at 800-872-6467 or


About Heritage Auctions - Art: 20th Century Design

Art: 20th Century Design
Karen Rigdon
Karen Rigdon
Director, Decorative Arts & Design/Silver & Vertu
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With a Master's Degree from the Cooper Hewitt Museum's program in Decorative Arts History, Karen's career has led her down numerous paths including the development of exhibitions and collections of modern design as well as into teaching. She entered the field working with renowned museum collections, including the Victoria & Albert Museum in London and the Minneapolis Institute of Arts. Honing her eye and expanding  her knowledge through extensive travel and exposure to important European collections enhanced her roles in development and purchasing for galleries in Birmingham, MI, Chicago and Atlanta before joining the Silver and Decorative Arts Departments at Heritage in 2007.

Brandon Kennedy
Brandon Kennedy
Consignment Director, Modern & Contemporary Art
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Brandon Kennedy earned his Bachelors of Fine Art in Painting & Drawing from The University of North Texas in 1996 and then graduated with a Masters of Fine Art in Sculpture from the Yale School of Art in 1998. Since then, he  has worked in a number of galleries, non-profit spaces, and museums in various capacities.  In addition to his time spent working in art institutions, he has also exhibited, curated, and written about art and book culture. After a seven-year stint in the independent & collectible book trade in New York City, Brandon returned to the Dallas area in 2010 and was hired as a cataloguer in the Rare Books department at Heritage Auctions later that same year.  In 2012, with his great interest and knowledge in Modern & Contemporary Art, he transferred to the department where he now works with clients as a Consignment Director.

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