5 Press Releases

Tag: Carrie Mae Weems

  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    African American Art at Swann April 22

    Richmond Barthé, African Boy Dancing, cast bronze with dark brown patina, 1937. Estimate $150,000 to $250,000. New York—Swann Galleries’s spring sale of African American Art will take place on Thursday, April 22. The sale will present quality works spanning mediums and movements within the canon.  Artists of the Harlem Renaissance…

    African American Art at Swann April 22-2
  • Auction Preview

    Phillips x Artsy: Endless Summer

    When 25-year-old Richard Hambleton moved to New York from his native Vancouver, he quickly made a name in the street art scene alongside artists such as Keith Haring and Jean-Michel Basquiat. Soon, Hambleton gained popularity for his life-sized figures of Shadowman. True to their name, these works show a silhouetted…

    KAWS
  • Press Release

    African-American Art from the Johnson Publishing Company

    We welcome a new decade with 100 fine artworks from the collection of the Johnson Publishing Company, a great institution of American publishing and an icon of African-American culture. The sale will feature paintings, sculpture and works on paper from diverse periods, with 75 artists featured, from Henry Ossawa Tanner…

    African-American Art from the Johnson Publishing Company
  • Auction Preview

    African-American Fine Art

    In Swann Auction Galleries’ upcoming African American Fine Art auction, some of the greatest African American artists of the 20th century will take center stage. A pulsing and varied celebration of black culture, this sale is packed with examples of folk art, fine art, and everything in between.  Henry Ossawa…

    African-American Fine Art
  • Press Release

    Collecting Works by African-American Photographers

    A superb selection of images by African-American photographers is set to come across the block in our fall 2019 sale of African-American Fine Art. Here we take a look at the offering that includes artists from the Harlem Renaissance through today. James Van Der Zee James Van Der Zee, Nude, Harlem, silver…