Emily Spreckels

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Sensation at the Royal Academy of Arts, London (1997) press releases, list of works, in varied publications

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R.J. Preece (ADP) - 17 Sep 21

...Emily Spreckels files for divorce" height="528" width="468"> Above, news clipping in New York Daily News on 7 September 1940, with re-used photo of Emily wearing diamonds estimated in value today of USD$14-220 million at the Beaux Arts Ball in New York. Emily was reported in the press...

Damien Hirst. For the love of God, (2007) in varied publications, exhibitions

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R.J. Preece (ADP) - 12 Sep 21

...Emily Spreckels (later Tremaine) wearing in today’s value from USD$14.5-220m in diamonds and stealing the press at the Beaux Arts Ball in New York, partly a piss-take and signalling her move up the society ladder (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 30 January 1940, p. 22). Deeply buried in art and design...

Tracey Emin. My bed, (1998) in varied publications, exhibitions

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R.J. Preece (ADP) - 10 Sep 21

...Emily Spreckels files for divorce" height="528" width="468"> Above, news clipping in New York Daily News on 7 September 1940, with re-used photo of Emily wearing diamonds estimated in value today of USD$14-220 million at the Beaux Arts Ball in New York. Emily was reported in the press...

Andy Warhol (with EHT). Marilyn diptych, (1962) in varied publications, exhibitions

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R.J. Preece (ADP) - 09 Sep 21

...Emily Spreckels (later Tremaine) wearing in today’s value from USD$14.5-220m in diamonds, and stealing the press at the Beaux Arts Ball in New York, probably partly a piss-take and signalling her move up the society ladder (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 30 January 1940, p. 22.) Six months earlier,...

Andy Warhol. A boy for Meg (1962) in publications, exhibitions

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R.J. Preece (ADP) - 09 Sep 21

Andy Warhol. A boy for Meg (1962) in publications, exhibitions Meet the other lady behind the painting. Her name is Emily. Plus a list of exhibitions and selected publications regarding A boy for Meg. Andy Warhol A boy for Meg, (1962) Oil on canvas 72 x 52 in. (182.9 x 132.8 cm) Acquired 1962...

Jasper Johns. Three flags, (1958) in varied publications, exhibitions

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R.J. Preece (ADP) - 09 Sep 21

...Emily Spreckels (later Tremaine) reportedly wearing one million in diamonds and stealing the press at the Beaux Arts Ball in New York, signalling her move up the society ladder. (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 30 January 1940, p. 22.) Understood as partly a piss-take, it also understood that the...

Apéritif magazine (1934-36) - issues, contents and media coverage

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R.J. Preece (ADP) - 04 Aug 21

Apéritif magazine (1934-36) - issues, contents and media coverage This start-up magazine based in Santa Barbara, headed by Emily von Romberg (later Tremaine) featured provocative content and produced national media coverage in just a two-year run. Why it stopped publication is not yet known, but...

Emily Spreckels vs. Adolph B. Spreckels, initial divorce court filing (1940)

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R.J. Preece (ADP) - 29 Jul 21

Emily Spreckels vs. Adolph B. Spreckels, initial divorce court filing (1940) In 1940, Emily Hall Spreckels (later Tremaine) courageously stood up and publicly blasted her second husband after a turbulent year-long marriage: "no" to his alleged spousal violence and "no" to his alleged...

Piet Mondrian. Victory boogie woogie, (1942-44) in varied publications and exhibitions

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R.J. Preece (ADP) - 18 Jun 21

...Emily Spreckels fashion" height="366" width="468"> Photo of Emily Spreckels (later Tremaine), about 33, published in Town & Country in March 1941, around the time of what arguably would be among the most stressful periods in one’s life. Emily was in a turbulent year-long second marriage in...

New discoveries: Emily von Romberg, Max von Romberg, Brünninghausen and more

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R.J. Preece (ADP) - 11 Apr 21

...Emily Spreckels vs. Adolph B. Spreckels, Jr. (See Emily’s initial divorce filing alleging Adolph’s pro-Nazi support and extreme spousal violence. Emily clearly stated that she found the Nazi cause repugnant and against her principles and ideals. This is the key primary source documentation...

New discoveries: Emily Spreckels, Adolph B. Spreckels, Jr., Brünninghausen and more

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R.J. Preece (ADP) - 11 Apr 21

New discoveries: Emily Spreckels, Adolph B. Spreckels, Jr., Brünninghausen and more Living in California in the crazy and increasingly dangerous late 1930s into the WWII period, the two socialites collided with anti-Nazi vs. alleged pro-Nazi thinking, extreme spousal violence allegations and...