7 Press Releases

Tag: Bill Traylor

  • Auction Industry

    Highlights Around the Auction World: January 2021

    Collage of images from around the auction world. Photo credit from left to right: Artcurial, Vectis Auctions, and Sotheby’s. Collage by Heemin Moon (Auction Daily). Many auction houses entered 2021 with quiet optimism after their industry proved more resilient than most in 2020. The industry's quick shift online, both to…

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    Outsider Artists Come Inside at Christie’s

    The term “outsider art” is used to describe works that do not fit into the conventional art world. These pieces are often created by artists who are mentally ill or outside the mainstream for some other reason. Over the years, the term has grown to include “vernacular” art created by…

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  • Auction Industry

    Category Spotlight: Outsider Art at Auction

    Historically, the art world has not been kind to those who deviate from social norms. Innovation is generally greeted with suspicion, even if it is later accepted and celebrated. The outsider art category evolved to better acknowledge and halt this pattern.  Christie’s will bring a collection of outsider art to…

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  • Auction Industry

    Artworks done in the style of, or are attributed to, master artists will be in 500 Gallery's online-only auction June 17

    Multiple artworks attributed to Vincent van Gogh and Maurice Prendergast are just a few expected highlights in the June 17th online-only Summer Fine Art Sale. Two sketches attributed to Vincent van Gogh (Dutch) 1853-1890) will be offered as one lot. Both were done with materials van Gogh used, on 19th…

    Artworks done in the style of, or are attributed to, master artists will be in 500 Gallery's online-only auction June 17-1
  • Press Release

    RELEASE | Christie's Announces Americana Week 2020

    (From left to right) Outsider Art; Chinese Export Art Featuring the Tibor Collection, Part II; Important American Furniture, Folk Art and Silver New York – Christie’s announces Americana Week 2020, a series of auctions, viewings and events, to be held January 11-24. The week of sales is comprised of Outsider Art on January…

    Christie's Announces Americana Week 2020
  • Auction Industry

    The Pulitzer Prize-winning author, the legendary film director and the outsider artist

    Novelist Alice Walker, author of The Color Purple, on the Bill Traylor work gifted to her by Steven Spielberg — coming to Christie’s on 17 January When Steven Spielberg completed the film adaptation of the novel The Color Purple  in 1985 he gifted its author, Alice Walker, a painting titled Man on White,…

    The Pulitzer Prize-winning author, the legendary film director and the outsider artist
  • Press Release

    RELEASE: Christie’s To Offer Important Bill Traylor Work From The Collection Of Alice Walker | 17 January 2020

    Bill Traylor (circa 1853-1949), Man on White, Woman on Red / Man with Black Dog (double-sided), 1939-1942, tempera and graphite on repurposed paper, 18 ⅞ x 24 in., Estimate: $200,000-400,000 New York – Christie’s announces it will offer Bill Traylor’s Man on White, Woman on Red / Man with Black Dog (double-sided), from the collection…

    RELEASE: Christie’s To Offer Important Bill Traylor Work From The Collection Of Alice Walker | 17 January 2020