Ernie Barnes’ Painting Will Be Highlighted in Summer Modern & Contemporary Art SaleAug 30, 2022 15:00 EDT
John Moran Auctioneers will host its annual Summer Modern & Contemporary fine art sale offering works from artists such as Andy Warhol, Milton Avery, Ernie Barnes, Salvador Dalí, and Phillip Pearlstein. One of the highlights is a 1968 painting called The Linemen by Ernie Barnes. An American artist, Ernest Eugene Barnes Jr. was renowned for his distinctive use of elongated sports characters. He was also a professional football player for the Indianapolis Colts, San Diego Chargers, and Denver Broncos. Barnes used his experience as a sportsman to depict his perspective of football players as they are charging on the field.
Also available is St. George and the Dragon by Salvador Dalí. The Surrealist artist was influenced by his interactions with other creators like Pablo Picasso and Joan Miró during the 1920s. In the offered painting, the artist presents a legend of the 10th century. It shows Saint George saving a town named Selem and slaying a monster. Find a wide range of Modern art, as well as Native American items, by registering to bid for this and other online auctions on Bidsquare.
# of Lots:69
Price Range:$200 - $90,000
Interesting lots include:
|Item Image||Item Name||Estimate|
|Andy Warhol (1928-1987, American)|| Estimate: |
|Ernie Barnes (1938-2009, American)|| Estimate: |
|Salvador Dali (1904-1989, Spanish)|| Estimate: |
|Elizabeth Strong-Cuevas (b. 1929, American)|| Estimate: |
|Hassel Smith (1915-2007, American)|| Estimate: |