12 Press Releases

Tag: Elizabeth Catlett

  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    Swann to Present Focus on Women July 15

    Material Related to Trailblazing Figures Working Across Industries Will Feature Louisa May Alcott, Margaret Bourke-White, Elizabeth Catlett, Ruth Bader Ginsburg & More Jessie Tarbox Beals, archive of signed photographs, 15 silver prints, circa 1930. Estimate $6,000 to $8,000. New York—Swann Galleries will present Focus on Women, a sale dedicated to…

    Swann to Present Focus on Women July 15-1
  • 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
  • Artists, Auction Industry

    Masters on the Market: Elizabeth Catlett

    ‘Glory’ Sculpture by American-Mexican Artist Available at Wright After completing her undergraduate work at Howard University, a young Elizabeth Catlett pursued a Master of Fine Arts degree at the University of Iowa. She studied under American Gothic painter Grant Wood, whose advice changed the direction of her life. “Do something…

    Masters on the Market Elizabeth Catlett1
  • Artists, Auction Industry

    Artist to Know: Loïs Mailou Jones

    Dane Fine Art Brings Painting From Artist, Educator, & Trailblazer The road to artistic greatness was not an easy one for Loïs Mailou Jones. Active throughout the 20th century, Jones faced ongoing discrimination as a Black American woman. She saw her paintings withdrawn from galleries, rightfully-won prizes taken away, and…

    Artist to Know Loïs Mailou Jones1
  • Auction Preview

    New York Winter Scenes by Guy Carleton Wiggins Come To Auction

    Guy Carleton Wiggins was a landscape painter famous for his artworks featuring New York City winter scenes. The artist learned his craft from his father, Carleton Wiggins, a Barbizon-style artist. He later went on to study under prominent names like William Merritt Chase and Robert Henri. Talking about his first…

    Guy Carleton Wiggins (American, 1883 - 1962) New York Storm, Columbus Circle oil on board signed lower right Guy Wiggins signed and titled verso Mid
  • Auction Industry

    Two Assemblage Paintings by Thornton Dial and A Rare Drawing by Anthony Bourdain Lead the Summer Fine Art Sale Now Open for Bidding on iGavelauctions

    Lark Mason Associates is pleased to announce that their Summer Fine Art Sale is now open for bidding on www.igavelauctions.com, now through July 21st. Leading the sale are two large scale assemblage paintings by the legendary self-taught artist Thornton Dial and Stay Calm, a rare comic drawing by Anthony Bourdain, the late…

    Two Assemblage Paintings by Thornton Dial and A Rare Drawing by Anthony Bourdain Lead the Summer Fine Art Sale Now Open for Bidding on iGavelauctions
  • Auction Result

    New Auction Record for Richmond Barthé at $629k in African-American Fine Art at Swann

    AFRICAN-AMERICAN FINE ARTSale 2535; June 4, 2020Sale total: $3,517,917Estimates for sale as a whole: $2,316,000-$3,427,500We offered 187 lots; 165 sold (88% sell-through rate by lot)All prices include Buyer’s Premium. New York—Swann Galleries’ sale of African-American Fine Art on June 4 was met with much fanfare, despite an online-only format due…

    New Auction Record for Richmond Barthé at $629k in African-American Fine Art at Swann
  • Auction Industry

    African-American Fine Art at Auction June 4 with Standout Works from the Last Two Centuries

    New York—Swann Galleries is set to offer a sale of African-American Fine Art on Thursday, June 4 with works spanning from the nineteenth century through the modern era. The sale was postponed due to Covid-19 and will be held live online by the house. As the earliest work in the sale Edward M. Bannister’s serene circa…

    Lot 143-Amos
  • Auction Preview

    African-American Fine Art

    Raised in Harlem, New York during the 1930s, Jacob Lawrence was an influential Modernist painter active throughout the 20th century. He was nationally-recognized for his paintings capturing the experiences of African-Americans. After completing several paintings of abolitionist John Brown, Lawrence began several paintings of rural African-American life in the South.…

    CHARLES WHITE (1918 - 1979)
  • 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
  • Auction Preview

    Interiors

    Interiors by Toomey & Co. puts forth an interesting array of fine arts and furnishing in their upcoming auction. The display of antique furniture steals the show. When it comes to office interiors, Herman Miller is a prominent name. Popular for the introduction of the office cubicle, the Eames lounge…

    Interiors