Dane Fine Art Brings 1,000+ Works by Haring, Warhol, Mr. Brainwash, and More to Auction

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Dane Fine Art returns with its July Sale of Modern & Contemporary Art, a midsummer event boasting over 1,000 lots of paintings, photography, prints, multiples, and sculptures. It will take place live on July 27, 2023. Online bidding options are available through Bidsquare.

One top lot of this sale is a rare Keith Haring limited edition lithograph from 1985 (lot #16; estimate: USD 23,500 – $32,500). This work celebrated International Youth Year, the United Nations’ effort in 1985 to focus on issues concerning youth. The United Nations organized events around the slogan “Participation, Development, Peace.” Haring created this design to mark International Youth Day. It graced various mailers. Featuring a classic Haring dancing figure under a pink sun, this lithograph is signed and numbered by the artist. It was published by the World Federation of United Nations Association New York.  

Keith Haring - International Youth Year

The sale features an assortment of works by contemporary artist mr brainwash, also known as Thierry Guetta. Leading this section of the catalog is an original serigraph on paper from a rare limited edition of nine (lot #9). Mr. Brainwash’s The Cat and the Heart was created in 2020 and features the artist’s signature (and fingerprint on reverse). It comes to auction with an estimate of $15,000 to $21,000. Other works by the artist include Watch Out! (Large Pink) (lot #68; estimate: $15,500 – $21,500) and Life Imitates Art, a hand-signed screenprint (lot #27; estimate: $7,000 – $10,000). 

Mr. Brainwash - The Cat And The Heart
Mr. Brainwash – The Cat And The Heart

Additional contemporary works in the catalog include prints by KAWS, a donut-shaped pink lamp by Josh Sperling, and a print by street artist Alec Monopoly depicting a fight with Muhammad Ali. A selection of 19th- and 20th-century lots will also be offered. These include an original charcoal and white chalk on brown paper piece by Georges Henri Manzana Pissarro (lot #18; estimate: $32,500 – $45,000). Showing an older woman’s head turned to the side, this piece comes in a frame and was dated by the artist—1952. The son of noted Impressionist painter Camille Pissarro, the younger artist (known as Manzana) grew up in a rich artistic environment. He later turned to Post-Impressionism and painting scenes from Morocco, Tahiti, and Martinique. 

Josh Sperling - Donut Lamp (Pink)
Josh Sperling – Donut Lamp (Pink)

Other key lots in this sale include: 

  • Louis Icart’s Motorcar, a 1923 drypoint etching (lot #22; estimate: $32,500 – $45,000)
  • Jim Dine’s Details from Nancy’s Garden (from The Temple of Flora), a drypoint engraving (lot #1; estimate: $23,500 – $32,500) 
  • A Robert Indiana Hope print (lot #57; estimate: $13,000 – $18,000)
  • David Gerenstein’s Cherry Season metal wall sculpture (lot #14; estimate: $11,500 – $16,000) 
  • A gelatin silver print of Andy Warhol’s Gun Collection photograph (lot #79; estimate: $8,000 – $11,000) 

Dane Fine Art began over 50 years ago and now consists of a staff of over 25 knowledgeable art professionals with in-depth knowledge and understanding in multiple fine art forms and mediums. As a global leader in fine art sales, the Philadelphia-based auction house and gallery is constantly buying and selling. Dane Fine Art’s expertise and authority in the marketplace affords sellers of fine art excellent valuation of their work and highest fair market value prices paid. The company’s buying power and economies of scale afford the buyer with best possible pricing, a vast selection, reliable provenance, and secure transactions. Dane Fine Art’s unique process stems from the philosophy of offering private, corporate, and dealer clients the finest artwork at the most reasonable price points possible — simple and straight-forward.

The July Sale of Modern & Contemporary Art from Dane Fine Art will begin at 12:00 PM EDT on July 27, 2023. To view the complete catalog and register to bid, visit Bidsquare

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