Original works of art featured in the official traveling exhibition celebrating the 50th anniversary of Star Trek will be offered to fans for the first time in Heritage Auctions’ Entertainment & Movie Memorabilia Auction April 15. “Star Trek: 50 Artists. 50 Years.” highlights 50 international artists – including Leonard Nimoy.
On offer are sculptures, paintings, illustrations and mixed media works curated by CBS Consumer Products for the exhibit’s 2016-17 global tour which debuted at San Diego Comic-Con in July 2016. The touring exhibition was seen by over 100,000 fans at 11 stops through North America, Europe and the Middle East. The artwork imagery has also appeared on numerous officially licensed Star Trek merchandise including a hardcover art book of the same name (see TrekMovie review).
“This is the first time a body of work like this has ever been offered at auction at one time,” said Giles Moon, an Entertainment Consignment Director at Heritage Auctions. “The artworks are marvelous and truly capture how Star Trek’s television programs and films have influenced generations of artists around the world.”
The auction contains a total of 54 lots of various media. Some highlights can be seen below.
Fine art paintings and photographs highlights
Fan-favorite illustrations highlights
Bidding starts next week
The Star Trek: 50 Artists 50 Years collection is part of the Heritage Entertainment & Music Memorabilia Signature Auction taking place in Dallas, TX on April 15th. Online bidding opens on March 27th. Visit the Heritage site to view all the lots and fore more information.