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Michael Garmann Sold at Auction Prices

b. 1938 - d. 2021

Mike Garman was born and somewhat raised in Colorado Springs, Colorado. It would seem that the whole business of being raised takes a lifetime and most of it most honestly done by yourself when you are ready.
His childhood was filled with what the average ho hum American would call strange or peculiar. Without a doubt it was adventurous, and also for a small boy bewildering . It set him up to be able to guide and lead people into wonderful things later on in life. His Mother, a producer of sculptures and a smart business woman, his father, a sculptor and an eccentric of sorts. When with his father he stayed in a 40,000 sq. ft building where the top floor was living quarters and the rest of building was dedicated in one way or another to the production of sculptures. Mike woke to the sight of sculptures and saw the production of them all day. The living quarters were littered with clay and molds, paints, art and anatomy books stacked in piles to the ceiling in some places.
His made his first “real sculpture”, as he likes to refer to it, when he was eight years old. It was a bust of a man. He cannot remember when he first started to practice sculpting as his homes were filled with clay and wax, always on hand and easy to grab and sit down with at any time. The most important piece of equipment created when sculpting is the tool. It is not until the made his first tool that that a “real sculpture” was produced. He makes them all. It is not a store bought tool packed in plastic, but rather it is pieces together with materials that Mike thinks feel comfortable in his hand and can provide the movement to add detail both small and large to his any and all of his pieces. And it is something else to watch him with as his eyes squint up and his unshaven face wrinkle up and focus on the crease between one muscle and another, a bright light glaring at the form he is working on and with each movement it becomes a bit more alive. Ah-but this is now. Back to the beginnings…..
As a teen he worked on and off for his Mom’s business and his Dad’s. Many trips of his childhood and teen years being spent at trade shows. Eventually like any normal teen he broke loose and did his own thing- beginning to somewhat raise himself a bit more. He became a member of National Ski Patrol and working at club med in Copper Mountain, Colorado. He spent his days saving tourists from flying off the sides of mountains and his nights with friends…..having a good time. He was presented with an opportunity to go study portraiture in France with Martine Vaugel in Les Cirque Sur Passavan. He attended. His return ticket stayed in the pocket of his coat much past the date of his return flight home. He wandered around France meeting people, staying in small rooms here and there, gathering ghost stories and of course, sculpting. As all good adventures must come to an end he returned to Colorado to the town of Dillion, nestled safely inside the Rocky Mountains. From there he took one of the biggest steps on his spiritual journey.
He moved to Arizona. He lived with a few other people seeking spiritual growth and answers to the questions that followed them around. He lived a life of strict regimen for a year and then made the decision to move to a monastery in Kentucky. He contemplated for a great time the idea of living his life in servitude as a monk. After many months and more self raising , he left the monastery deciding he wanted to have a family. He returned to Arizona where he worked at a bronze foundry, fell in and out of love and began his first “heart line”. A heart piece is something very magical and special to Mike. I have heard him talk about them for a long time. These pieces mean something and they are the hardest for Mike to let others look at. The Yogi’s are all heart pieces.
He met his wife in Arizona. At a coffee shop. One of those Hollywood moments where your future passes before your eyes and you felt like you have finally arrived home. They spent years together swimming and watching the sun set and rise. He had random jobs and then eventually moved back to Colorado to be a sculptor and run a business.
For 11 years Mike learned the ins and ours of running a huge business. He sculpted new figures: firefighters, soldiers, cowboys and worked on street scenes. He managed employees, the marketing the production and all of the details of business. After 11 years, the owner, due to health problems, was shutting down the business. Mike left to raise himself some more. To find what was in his heart. And what had been missing. By this time he had two small children, a wife, a dog, a white picket fence and the Joneses on either side of him. It was time for some real changes. Big ones.
He missed helping others. His life had become a series of emails, accounting, voicemails and frustration. After many of months of a serious depression, that was familiar in many ways, and loaded the life around him with fertile ground for the changes he wanted, he decided to become a firefighter. He started to do yoga along side his wife. He enrolled in school and started one of the hardest paths he has ever known. He was accepted into the Fountain Colorado Fire Academy. Each day all of the lines he had made on the sculptures of firefighters he had created took on new meaning. He began to see the absolute commitment it took to earn the many pounds of gear a firefighter must carry and the courage it took to earn those lines around their smiles and eyes that he had sculpted so many times but could have never really understood. Becoming a firefighter is no easy task.
Yoga not only helped Mike to lose inches, gain strength and keep focus, but also it complimented all that he had learned in life thus far about alignment. Physical alignment in sculpture, in our own bodies, and now even more importantly how emotional alignment is one of the keys to finding inner peace that flows from breath. Simplification followed. He and his wife sold their home and half of their belongings opting for a life without all of the complexities. They sold the picket fence and the dogmas that went along with it. They bought something small. Simple. Close to the Garden of Gods.
He is now a volunteer fire fighter, he waits tables, goes to yoga and spends his free time building lego kits with his five year old son and watching his eight-year old daughter ride horses. He is happy. Sculpting now only from his heart.

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              • Michael GARMAN City Scape Sculpture
                Feb. 10, 2024

                Michael GARMAN City Scape Sculpture

                Est: $400 - $800

                City scape sculpture by Michael Garman, titled "Back Door", features a figure in front of a brick building with a small sign that reads "Leroy & Bertha's Bar and Grille", there is a lighting element above the scene. Sculpture measures 29-1/4" x 15" x 10". This item will need to be shipped by a packing company of your choice. We maintain a list of reliable shippers, or you may choose your own.

                Blackwell Auctions LLC
              • Michael Garman (B. 1938): Gunfighter
                Jan. 11, 2024

                Michael Garman (B. 1938): Gunfighter

                Est: $200 - $400

                Michael Garman (B. 1938): Gunfighter pewter; signed in casting and copyrighted 1965 to base

                Abell Auction
              • Michael Garman (B. 1938): City Diorama- Yesterday's News
                Dec. 14, 2023

                Michael Garman (B. 1938): City Diorama- Yesterday's News

                Est: $200 - $400

                Michael Garman (B. 1938): City Diorama- Yesterday's News 1975; mixed media, on wooden base, under acrylic case; signed and dated to wooden base, titled to plaque; electrified

                Abell Auction
              • Michael Garman (b 1938) American
                Nov. 15, 2023

                Michael Garman (b 1938) American

                Est: $200 - $400

                LEROY & BERTHA’S BAR AND GRILL, mixed media 3-D diorama, signed lower right, overall 27 ¼ x 19 x 10”, with working electric light, weight approximately 18 lbs.

                Clark's Fine Art & Auctioneers Inc.
              • Michael Garman Light Up Hotel Diorama.
                Nov. 11, 2023

                Michael Garman Light Up Hotel Diorama.

                Est: $500 - $1,000

                The Diarama is Dated 1976. It is in good working condition. The scene visible through the open window alternates between a young man holding a can of beer and an older man reading a telephone directory (See Photos). The Diarama's Measurements are 24 1/2" x 7 3/4" x 19". Third-Party Shipping or Personal Pickup Required. Please See Our Website for Shipping Recommendations.

                Direct Auction Galleries, Inc.
              • A mixed media diorama sculpture by Michael Garman (b-1938, Texas and Colorado).
                Oct. 31, 2023

                A mixed media diorama sculpture by Michael Garman (b-1938, Texas and Colorado).

                Est: $400 - $600

                A mixed media diorama sculpture by Michael Garman (b-1938, Texas and Colorado). From the American Moments Sculpture Series, the sculpture features two vagrant men sitting on a park bench, which advertises the "High Desert Corral, Horse & People Outfitters" Realistically modeled, additionally featuring an alley cat rummaging among garbage and boxes. Artist signed and dated 1977. Measures 15" wide, 11.25" deep, 10.25" high. NOTE: The High Desert Corral was an actual store in Bend, Oregon.

                Antique Place
              • Michael Garman (1938 - 2021) "Leroy & Bertha's"
                Aug. 06, 2023

                Michael Garman (1938 - 2021) "Leroy & Bertha's"

                Est: $500 - $1,000

                Michael Garman (American, 1938 - 2021) "Leroy & Bertha's - Bar and Grill" Mixed media sculpture diorama. This piece was created in 1975 and was part of Garman's 'Magic Town', a 2,000 square foot sculptural theater in Colorado. It took Garman over 20 years to finish this project, a 1/6 scale city filled with hundreds of individual scenes. Dimensions: 30 x 15.5 x 10 in. Having plexiglass case.

                Helmuth Stone
              • Michael Garman (B. 1938): The Saddle Tramp
                Jul. 26, 2023

                Michael Garman (B. 1938): The Saddle Tramp

                Est: $200 - $300

                Michael Garman (B. 1938): The Saddle Tramp painted metal; 1972; signed, dated, and titled in casting

                Abell Auction
              • A mixed media diorama sculpture by Michael Garman (b-1938, Texas and Colorado).
                Jul. 25, 2023

                A mixed media diorama sculpture by Michael Garman (b-1938, Texas and Colorado).

                Est: $400 - $600

                A mixed media diorama sculpture by Michael Garman (b-1938, Texas and Colorado). From the American Moments Sculpture Series, the sculpture features two vagrant men sitting on a park bench, which advertises the "High Desert Corral, Horse & People Outfitters" Realistically modeled, additionally featuring an alley cat rummaging among garbage and boxes. Artist signed and dated 1977. Measures 15" wide, 11.25" deep, 10.25" high. NOTE: The High Desert Corral was an actual store in Bend, Oregon.

                Antique Place
              • Michael Garman. "City Scene," sculpture
                Jul. 22, 2023

                Michael Garman. "City Scene," sculpture

                Est: $500 - $700

                (American, 1938-2021). Mixed media sculpture, with illumination and brass title plate, 33 in. H., 24 in. W., 12 in. D.

                Alex Cooper
              • Michael Garman, American (b -1938)
                Jul. 19, 2023

                Michael Garman, American (b -1938)

                Est: $600 - $800

                Michael Garman, American (b -1938) "Leroy & Bertha's Bar and Grill" Mixed Media Diorama Sculpture Presented in a Lucite / Acrylic Case. Electric overhead light. Overall measures 26-3/4" x 15-3/4" x 10". Estimate: $600.00 - $800.00 Domestic Shipping: Third party Condition: Good condition. We do not guarantee the working condition of this lot.

                Kodner Galleries
              • Michael Garman (B. 1938): The Saddle Tramp
                Jul. 12, 2023

                Michael Garman (B. 1938): The Saddle Tramp

                Est: $300 - $400

                Michael Garman (B. 1938): The Saddle Tramp painted metal; 1972; signed, dated, and titled in casting

                Abell Auction
              • Michael Garman (b. 1938), "Morning Line," Mixed media, electrified, 29.75" H x 19.5" W x 10" D
                Jul. 11, 2023

                Michael Garman (b. 1938), "Morning Line," Mixed media, electrified, 29.75" H x 19.5" W x 10" D

                Est: $500 - $700

                Michael Garman (b. 1938) "Morning Line" Mixed media, electrified Signed in the casting: Michael Garman © / [hand print cipher]; titled to plaque on front

                John Moran Auctioneers
              • Michael Garman Sculpture
                Jul. 01, 2023

                Michael Garman Sculpture

                Est: -

                Used Condition. Measuring Approximately 10in X 15in X 11.25in. Bh14903 Ci

                EJ'S Auction & Appraisal
              • Michael Garman (American, 1938), Leroy & Bertha’s Bar and Grill, Mixed Media Diorama, 27 1/2 x 19 1/2 x 10 in. (69.9 x 49.5 x 25.4 cm.)
                Jun. 13, 2023

                Michael Garman (American, 1938), Leroy & Bertha’s Bar and Grill, Mixed Media Diorama, 27 1/2 x 19 1/2 x 10 in. (69.9 x 49.5 x 25.4 cm.)

                Est: $150 - $250

                Michael Garman (American, 1938), Leroy & Bertha's Bar and Grill, Mixed Media Diorama,

                Weschler's
              • MICHAEL GARMAN (1938-2021), "Cityscape" Diorama:
                Jun. 11, 2023

                MICHAEL GARMAN (1938-2021), "Cityscape" Diorama:

                Est: $3,000 - $6,000

                MICHAEL GARMAN (1938-2021), "Cityscape" Diorama: Spencer's Alley is an Illuminated Detail Sculpture of a Fragment of Americana. His Planned Cityscape is Called Magictown and is in Colorado. This is the Backside of LEROY & BERTHA'S Bar and Grill Showing the Torn Window Shades, Whiskey Bottles and Beer Cars. Leroy is Watching you at the Door. Garman has done Numerous Renditions of this Scene, Each slightly different. One that was 30" x 35" has a $12,000 Appraisal. 33"L X 27"T X 10"D. Electrified. (3000-6000)

                Phoebus Auction Gallery
              • MICHAEL GARMAN (1938-2021), "Cityscape" Diorama:
                May. 29, 2023

                MICHAEL GARMAN (1938-2021), "Cityscape" Diorama:

                Est: $3,000 - $6,000

                MICHAEL GARMAN (1938-2021), "Cityscape" Diorama: Spencer's Alley is an Illuminated Detail Sculpture of a Fragment of Americana. His Planned Cityscape is Called Magic town and is in Colorado. This is the Backside of LEROY & BERTHA'S Bar and Grill Showing the Torn Window Shades, Whiskey Bottles and Beer Cars. Leroy is Watching you at the Door. Garman has done Numerous Renditions of this Scene, Each slightly different. One that was 30" x 35" has a $12,000 Appraisal. 33"L X 27"T X 10"D. Electrified. (3000-6000)

                Phoebus Auction Gallery
              • Michael Garman, Cityscape Street Window Sculpture
                May. 23, 2023

                Michael Garman, Cityscape Street Window Sculpture

                Est: $200 - $300

                signed and dated 1975 lower right. 13 1/2" high, 8 1/4" wide, 2 3/4" deep.

                Schwenke Auctioneers
              • MICHAEL GARMAN 'DOOR WINDOW' DIORAMA
                May. 13, 2023

                MICHAEL GARMAN 'DOOR WINDOW' DIORAMA

                Est: $200 - $300

                Michael Garman (American, born 1938) mixed media sculpture with plexiglass depicting a cityscape with figures. Titled 'Door Window'. Holds brass plaque to lower edge. Measures 29 1/4" height x 19 1/2" width x 10" depth.

                Antiques & Modern Auction Gallery
              • Michael Garman, American (b -1938)
                May. 10, 2023

                Michael Garman, American (b -1938)

                Est: $600 - $800

                Michael Garman, American (b -1938) "Leroy & Bertha's Bar and Grill" Mixed Media Diorama Sculpture Presented in a Lucite / Acrylic Case. Electric overhead light. Overall measures 26-3/4" x 15-3/4" x 10". Estimate: $600.00 - $800.00 Domestic Shipping: Third party Condition: Good condition. We do not guarantee the working condition of this lot.

                Kodner Galleries
              • MICHAEL GARMAN "YESTERDAYS NEWS" CITYSCAPE SCULP
                Apr. 01, 2023

                MICHAEL GARMAN "YESTERDAYS NEWS" CITYSCAPE SCULP

                Est: $1,000 - $2,000

                MICHAEL GARMAN "YESTERDAYS NEWS" CITYSCAPE SCULPTURE 31"H 32.5"W 11"D

                Joshua Kodner
              • Michael Garman (American, 1938-2021)
                Mar. 30, 2023

                Michael Garman (American, 1938-2021)

                Est: $500 - $800

                Michael Garman (American, 1938-2021) Pool Hall Blues, 1984 ceramic and mixed media incised in the floor Michael Garman / 1984 221/2500 Height 23 1/2 x width 26 3/4 x depth 20 3/4 inches. This lot is located in Cincinnati.

                Hindman
              • Michael Garman 1938-2021 Figural Cowboy Sculpture
                Mar. 29, 2023

                Michael Garman 1938-2021 Figural Cowboy Sculpture

                Est: $100 - $1,000

                Michael Garman (American, 1938-2021). A bronzed plaster statue. Titled "Saddle Tramp". A figural work depicting a western cowboy in traditional costume with holster, gun, chaps, bandana, hat, and saddle. Signed MICHAEL GARMAN 1972 4TH. Dimensions: 22 X 11 X 10.5 in. Condition: Fair overall condition having normal surface wear. Small losses to color. Estate fresh to the market. Shipping: Hill Auction Gallery does not offer in-house shipping for this item. Gallery will refer third party shippers for all domestic and international buyers. Purchaser pick up available upon request. Got something to sell? Contact us at HillAuctionGallery.com

                Hill Auction Gallery
              • Michael Garman Clay Tanker Sculpture
                Mar. 26, 2023

                Michael Garman Clay Tanker Sculpture

                Est: -

                Pickup on Monday, Mar 27, 2023 from 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm All items are sold as-is. The absence of a condition report does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free of defects, imperfections, or wear and tear. The pickup address will be released on your invoice. Invoices are sent after the entire auction has ended. Be sure to bring boxes and packing material to pickup. If you purchase a large item, be sure to bring moving help. Shipping is NOT AVAILABLE. Items not picked up by the pickup deadline will be forfeited and you will still be charged. Items cannot be held after the pickup date. Items not picked up will be automatically charged to the card on file.

                Aether Auctions
              • Michael Garman Aviator Sculpture
                Mar. 26, 2023

                Michael Garman Aviator Sculpture

                Est: -

                Pickup on Monday, Mar 27, 2023 from 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm All items are sold as-is. The absence of a condition report does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free of defects, imperfections, or wear and tear. The pickup address will be released on your invoice. Invoices are sent after the entire auction has ended. Be sure to bring boxes and packing material to pickup. If you purchase a large item, be sure to bring moving help. Shipping is NOT AVAILABLE. Items not picked up by the pickup deadline will be forfeited and you will still be charged. Items cannot be held after the pickup date. Items not picked up will be automatically charged to the card on file.

                Aether Auctions
              • MICHAEL C. GARMAN (TX, D.2021) WESTERN SCULPTURE
                Feb. 25, 2023

                MICHAEL C. GARMAN (TX, D.2021) WESTERN SCULPTURE

                Est: $60 - $150

                Western cast composite sculpture, "Taking the Rough Off," signed in cast after Michael C. Garman (Michael Charles Garman, Texas/ American, 1938-2021), copyright 1972, approx 16"h, 11"w, 9"d, 8.5lbs Start Price: $50.00

                Austin Auction Gallery
              • MICHAEL GARMAN (USA, B1938) "SADDLE TRAMP" BRONZE
                Jan. 31, 2023

                MICHAEL GARMAN (USA, B1938) "SADDLE TRAMP" BRONZE

                Est: $200 - $300

                Michael Garman (AMERICAN / TEXAS / COLORADO / CHILE, Born 1938) large cold painted bronze sculpture depicting a cowboy holding a saddle titled "The Saddle Tramp". Signed "Michael Garman (C) 1968" to top of base and furthermarked "(C) 1972 4th". Measures approx. 22" height x 12 1/2" width x 11 1/4" depth.

                Elite Auctioneers, LLC
              • MICHAEL GARMAN COWBOY STATUE
                Jan. 28, 2023

                MICHAEL GARMAN COWBOY STATUE

                Est: $25 - $50

                Resin. 9 1/4" tall. Born in Fort Worth in 1938 and raised in Arlington, Texas, Michael Garman was eight years old when he began creating little pipe-cleaner men. "I would twist pipe cleaners around pipe cleaners to make the muscles, arms and legs, and other features just right," Michael Garman recalls "I used my mother’s sewing machine to design little cavalry uniforms and cowboy boots. I carved horses out of wood so that some of my guys were mounted. Then I’d gather up all my characters on my bed like a battle scene. I had guns and cannons and horses. Then the great battle began and my hero would get shot. I would arrange him just so, as he was dying. And I would cry and cry for him. I mean, I’d really be sobbing. And then I would scoop them all up and do it over again." According to Michael Garman, that was his start on 1959-Guatemala, the path to becoming America’s Storyteller Sculptor. Then, in 1959, Michael Garman hitchhiked into Mexico with $35 in his pocket and his Nikon camera for what he thought would be a two-week sojourn. When his money ran out, he would charm his way into a restaurant, offering to sweep the floor or something for a bit to eat or a drink. More often than not, the owner would give him a meal and a place to sleep. "No one I asked hired me, but everyone fed me." He hitchhiked his way further south through Central and South America. Two years later, he had traveled all the way to Santiago, Chile where he talked his way for free into the School of Fine Arts. It was here that he discovered his talent for sculpting. “I would sculpt my characters, street people, vendors and such,” Michael Garman relates, “and the school would fire them for free. Then I would go door to door and sell them for $5 or $10.” When he returned to the United States, Garman continued his vagabond lifestyle in the run-down neighborhoods of Dallas, San Francisco, Philadelphia and Colorado Springs. Initially, he continued to create one-of-a-kind sculptures. And, as his technique improved, his sculptures became more detailed. Inspired by the people he met on his hitchhiking journey, Michael’s early work depicted simple street moments – a tailor mending a garment, a woman on a bench, two ladies gossiping under an umbrella. As he had done in South America, as soon as he had a few sculptures finished, he would load them on his motor scooter and sell them door-to-door. Though he eventually made good money, Michael admitted to a growing emptiness. “I began to miss my own work,” he admits. “I discovered that I needed to be surrounded by my little characters, my pals. I still do to this day. I can’t live without my figures around me.” And so he decided to master the art of reproduction. “Writers do it. Musicians and filmmakers too. Could you imagine if John Steinbeck had only written one copy of The Grapes of Wrath?” Michael asks. “And only one person, one rich muckity-muck was able to read those words?! What a crime that would be. What a loss! As a sculptor, I can do the same thing that a writer or a musician does. I can publish my art. The trick is to make sure that every reproduced copy is just as detailed, just as rich and just as authentic as the original. Sure, it’s hard to master. But it’s supposed to be hard. That’s what makes it fun.” In the late 1960s, Michael Garman moved into the SoMa region of San Francisco where he found a studio above an old print shop. “Man, I landed in the center of wino town,” Garman recalled. “I loved it.” Inspired by the neighborhood, Michael’s sculptures began to become more realistic, gritty, and honest. Soon he began working at a local theatre company. It was here that he learned stage craft, illusion, as well as good business. “It was an important time in my life; that was my Harvard Business School,” Garman relates. After years spent as a real-life vagabond throughout North and South America, Michael Garman eventually settled in Colorado Springs in 1971. It was here that he perfected his gritty, Americana style. He also began a 40-year project to bring to life his vagabond experiences with a new art form – sculptural theater. He began work on Magic Town in 1975, and opened it 10 years and 1 million dollars later. “It’s a work-in-progress,” he admitted. And over the following three decades, Michael has added magical illusions, holographic effects, detailed alleyways and more. “Think of a 3,000 square-foot dollhouse,” Michael describes. “A gritty blend of Walt Disney and Norman Rockwell.” Peek into a window and you might see a woman teaching piano lessons. Then the Magic-Town-images200x581 lights fade. A few seconds later, the lights come up and all the figures in the scene have changed. Now, as you peer into the window, you discover Michael Garman himself, back in his San Francisco studio sculpting a favorite piece – Flying Leather. Each scene captures a moment in time – a pool player leans into his shot, hoboes warm themselves by a garbage-can fire, a baseball team celebrates their victory at the local pub, three men sneak into the alley to play craps, and a weary short-order cook steps outside for a smoke break as a pretty girl plays the Wurlitzer. In addition to building Magic Town, Michael Garman has dedicated the past fifty years to creating hundreds of sculptures that honor American heroes from all walks of life. Among his many sculpture series – Early American, Military, Firefighters, Linemen, Law Enforcement, Western, and many more – a theme emerges. Michael Garman’s art pays tribute to the extraordinary everyday heroes all around us: the firefighters, soldiers and police who run into danger, the doctors who treat our wounds, the lonely cowboy facing the long trail ahead, and the down-but-never-out street character with a twinkle in his eye. All of his nearly 500 sculptures are reproduced by hand in Colorado Springs, USA with prices starting at under $40. Michael Garman’s goal has always been to tell an honest story, recreate it in an honest way, and sell it for an honest price. This is Michael Garman’s “Art for the People.”

                Davis Brothers Auction
              • MICHAEL GARMAN Sculpture SIGNED mid century
                Jan. 15, 2023

                MICHAEL GARMAN Sculpture SIGNED mid century

                Est: $50 - $500

                vintage mountain man cowboy BRONZETONE SIGNED MICHAEL GARMAN sculpture statue also signed on pedestal RR in very good conditon total height 5" tall

                A KLEINS AUCTION GALLERY LLC
              • MICHAEL GARMAN, AMERICAN 1938-2021, 'ANOTHER MISSION' FIGURE OF AN AVIATOR, 1988, Bronze-simulated resin, Height: 13 1/2 in. (34.29 cm.)
                Nov. 16, 2022

                MICHAEL GARMAN, AMERICAN 1938-2021, 'ANOTHER MISSION' FIGURE OF AN AVIATOR, 1988, Bronze-simulated resin, Height: 13 1/2 in. (34.29 cm.)

                Est: $100 - $150

                MICHAEL GARMAN AMERICAN, 1938-2021 'ANOTHER MISSION' FIGURE OF AN AVIATOR, 1988 Bronze-simulated resin Numbered: #038; on wood base, Garman label to underside Catalogue Note: On the artist's website, he writes about this figure: "With his parachute and gear, this American aviator gears up for "Another Mission." As a tribute to the aviators in his own family, this sculpture honors the American heroes of the United States Army Air Corps."

                Potomack Company
              • MICHAEL GARMAN, AMERICAN 1938-2021, BRONZE PATINATED PLASTER FIGURE OF A COWBOY, ‘TAKING THE ROUGH OFF’, Bronze patinated plaster, Height: 15 3/4 in. (40.01 cm.)
                Nov. 16, 2022

                MICHAEL GARMAN, AMERICAN 1938-2021, BRONZE PATINATED PLASTER FIGURE OF A COWBOY, ‘TAKING THE ROUGH OFF’, Bronze patinated plaster, Height: 15 3/4 in. (40.01 cm.)

                Est: $50 - $100

                MICHAEL GARMAN AMERICAN, 1938-2021 BRONZE PATINATED PLASTER FIGURE OF A COWBOY, ‘TAKING THE ROUGH OFF' Bronze patinated plaster On reverse, copyright Michael C. Garman 1972 Catalogue note: On page 263 of General Powell's memoir "My American Journey", he writes that he received this sculpture as a farewell gift from Bill Flynn.

                Potomack Company
              • Michael Garman (American, 1938-2021) Diorama
                Nov. 13, 2022

                Michael Garman (American, 1938-2021) Diorama

                Est: $250 - $350

                Michael Garman (American, 1938-2021) Diorama 1984, signed lower center, #1359/2500, depicting a woman in the basement of her building doing her laundry Category: Fine Art > Sculpture Estimated Sale Time: 2:12 pm CST Shipping Status: Due to size, weight, value or shipping complexity, this item must be shipped via a 3rd Party and the shipping cost may be high. We recommend contacting multiple shipping vendors for an estimate as the cost may vary greatly. Sales Tax: California (7.25%), Florida (6%), Georgia (8.5%), Kansas (6.5%), New Jersey (6.625%), New Mexico (5.125%), New York (8.875%), Pennsylvania (6%), Washington (10.5%) Download High Resolution Photographs: Photograph #1 Photograph #2 Photograph #3 Photograph #4 Last modified: October 12, 2022, 2:08 pm

                Leonard Auction
              • Michael Garman U Name It Bar Sculpture
                Nov. 11, 2022

                Michael Garman U Name It Bar Sculpture

                Est: $10,000 - $20,000

                The U-Name-It Bar is a large ornate CityScape by Michael Garman that was created in 1989. It is number 54/750. The U-Name-It Bar features several favorite characters by Michael Garman gathered to tell stories at a neighborhood bar. Many personalization features were available such as custom characters and the name on the bar. As a result there are many varieties that exist. The U Name It Bar is listed on the Michael Garman website as SOLD OUT. Michael Garman passed away in Colorado Springs, Colorado on October 09, 2021 at the age of 83. Born in Fort Worth, Texas, in 1938, Garman’s passion for sculpting went back to early childhood, when the 8-year-old entertained himself by making little men out of pipe cleaners. He later honed his talent at the School of Fine Arts in Santiago, Chile. Garman came to Colorado Springs in 1971. In 1985, he opened Magic Town, a 3,000 square-foot miniaturized neighborhood with hand-made buildings and sidewalk scenes. The Michael Garman Gallery and Magic Town Museum, on West Colorado Avenue in Old Colorado City, boasts more than 500 Garman sculptures. Scene measures 28" x 55" x 23.5". ©1989. Handpainted finish. ©1989. Handpainted finish. Made in the USA – in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

                Donley Auction Services
              • MICHAEL GARMAN SCULPTURE, COWBOY AT THE SALOON
                Nov. 07, 2022

                MICHAEL GARMAN SCULPTURE, COWBOY AT THE SALOON

                Est: -

                MICHAEL GARMAN SCULPTURE, COWBOY AT THE SALOON

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              • MICHAEL GARMAN MINI FRIENDS BENCH SCULPTURE
                Oct. 26, 2022

                MICHAEL GARMAN MINI FRIENDS BENCH SCULPTURE

                Est: $60 - $120

                Smaller version of his classic “Friends Bench” (1995) is inspired by Michael Garman’s own vagabond adventures. “Mini Friends Bench” recalls the melancholy and simple pleasures of yesteryear as a lone traveler journeys across America. Dimensions: 5.5 x 4 x 8.5 inches

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              • MICHAEL GARMAN CHAIRMAN OF THE RANGE SCULPTURE
                Oct. 26, 2022

                MICHAEL GARMAN CHAIRMAN OF THE RANGE SCULPTURE

                Est: $60 - $120

                Michael Garman 1973 vintage cowboy sculpture "Chairman of the Range" created in Hydrocal using a Hand painted Finish. Dimensions: 8 x 6 x 7.5 inches.

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              • MICHAEL GARMAN TRASHMAN VINTAGE SCULPTURE
                Oct. 26, 2022

                MICHAEL GARMAN TRASHMAN VINTAGE SCULPTURE

                Est: $50 - $100

                Vintage 1977 Michael Garman created in Hydrocal using a Hand painted Finish. Dimensions: 16 × 10 × 8 inches

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              • MICHAEL GARMAN SUNNY SIDE UP LIMITED ED SCULPTURE
                Oct. 26, 2022

                MICHAEL GARMAN SUNNY SIDE UP LIMITED ED SCULPTURE

                Est: $130 - $180

                Special Limited Edition 36/150 Michael Garman "Sunny Side Up" created in Hydrocal using a Hand painted Finish. Dimensions: 14 x 9 x 7 inches.

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              • MICHAEL GARMAN MAN AT PAYPHONE VINTAGE SCULPTURE
                Oct. 26, 2022

                MICHAEL GARMAN MAN AT PAYPHONE VINTAGE SCULPTURE

                Est: $150 - $250

                1984 Limited Edition 49/5000 Michael Garman "Man at Payphone" created in Hydrocal using a Hand painted Finish. Height 13.5 inches.

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              • MICHAEL GARMAN NEWSMAN VINTAGE SCULPTURE
                Oct. 26, 2022

                MICHAEL GARMAN NEWSMAN VINTAGE SCULPTURE

                Est: $60 - $120

                Michael Garman "Newsman" created in Hydrocal using a Hand painted Finish. Height 13 inches.

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              • MICHAEL GARMAN GOOD OL’ DAYS GAS STATION
                Oct. 26, 2022

                MICHAEL GARMAN GOOD OL’ DAYS GAS STATION

                Est: $100 - $200

                Sculpture measures 16 X 17 X 8.75 inches. ©1980. Hand painted finish. #MG303. Some damage to attendant's sleeve cuff on each arm.

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              • MICHAEL GARMAN SIGNED & DATED BY THE ARTIST PIECE
                Oct. 03, 2022

                MICHAEL GARMAN SIGNED & DATED BY THE ARTIST PIECE

                Est: $150 - $300

                1982 Michael Garman sculpture of a woman on a barstool is hand signed and dated 10/20/1984 by the artist just above the insculped signature. Very good condition. Dimensions are 12x9x8 inches.

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              • MICHAEL GARMAN MINI POOL HALL BAR SCENE SCULPTURE
                Oct. 03, 2022

                MICHAEL GARMAN MINI POOL HALL BAR SCENE SCULPTURE

                Est: $500 - $1,000

                Detailed gritty Mini Pool Hall Bar scene sculpture #758 by the late Michael Garman. Very good condition. Dimensions are 14x11x10 inches.

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              • MICHAEL GARMAN MCDONALDS BENCH STREET SCENE
                Oct. 03, 2022

                MICHAEL GARMAN MCDONALDS BENCH STREET SCENE

                Est: $150 - $250

                Detailed 1970's Michael Garman street scene piece with McDonalds Advertising City bench with Alfred E. Newman style character. Very good condition. Dimensions are 15x11x11 inches.

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              • MICHAEL GARMAN MCDONALDS CITYSCAPE SCULPTURE
                Oct. 03, 2022

                MICHAEL GARMAN MCDONALDS CITYSCAPE SCULPTURE

                Est: $200 - $400

                Unique 1970's cityscape sculpture by the late Michael Garman. Very good condition. Dimensions are 16x18x8 inches.

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              • MICHAEL GARMAN ILLUMINATED CITYSCAPE SCULPTURE
                Oct. 03, 2022

                MICHAEL GARMAN ILLUMINATED CITYSCAPE SCULPTURE

                Est: $800 - $1,600

                RETIRED 1975 Michael Garman Cityscape titled Yesterday's News. Scene measures 23" x 31" x 13". Hand painted finish. Yesterday’s News with Magic is a rare CityScape: it includes a trick lighting element developed for creating illusions in Magic Town. The “magic” allows the scene behind the window to showcase two different interior rooms.

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              • MICHAEL GARMAN COWBOY RESIN SCULPTURE
                Oct. 01, 2022

                MICHAEL GARMAN COWBOY RESIN SCULPTURE

                Est: $25 - $50

                16" tall.

                Davis Brothers Auction
              • Michael Garman (1938-2021, American), "The Saddle Tramp," 1972, patinated bronze, 9/11, titled, dated and signed on the integral bas...
                Sep. 10, 2022

                Michael Garman (1938-2021, American), "The Saddle Tramp," 1972, patinated bronze, 9/11, titled, dated and signed on the integral bas...

                Est: $400 - $800

                Michael Garman (1938-2021, American), "The Saddle Tramp," 1972, patinated bronze, 9/11, titled, dated and signed on the integral base, H.- 22 in., W.- 11 1/2 in., D.- 11 in.

                Crescent City Auction Gallery
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