7 Press Releases

Tag: Romare Bearden

  • Auction Preview

    Ed Ruscha’s California Grape Skins in Sotheby’s Contemporary Curated

    In Ed Ruscha’s California Grape Skins, a mountain appears like an illusion. Bold white text dominates the composition. This painting is available in the upcoming Contemporary Curated auction, presented by Sotheby’s. Ruscha’s works gained attention during the Pop Art movement for their oddity and satire. Of the available piece, he…

    Ed Ruscha California Grape Skins
  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    Romare Bearden Collages Lead African American Art at Swann

    Kerry James Marshall, Wadsworth Jarrell, Augusta Savage, Alma Thomas & Kara Walker feature Romare Bearden, Woman and Child, collage, 1968. Estimate $150,000 to $250,000. New York—Swann Galleries’ fall offering of African American Art comes across the block on Thursday, December 10. The auction will present a strong offering of works…

    Romare Bearden Collages Lead African American Art at Swann
  • People

    Saint Louis Art Museum Announces 27th Romare Bearden Fellow

    Victoria McCraven has joined the Saint Louis Art Museum as the 2020-2021 Romare Bearden Graduate Museum Fellow. The fellowship aims to expand the number of under-represented professionals working in art-related fields in museums, galleries, non-profit organizations and universities. Victoria McCraven Originally from Cheshire, Conn., she earned her bachelor’s degree from Dartmouth College, majoring in geography and minoring in art history. While at Dartmouth, she worked…

    Saint Louis Art Museum Announces 27th Romare Bearden Fellow
  • Exhibitions

    Museum receives $25,000 National Endowment for the Arts grant

    Black Orpheus, 1969. Humbert Howard (1905–1992). Oil and collage on Masonite™, 49 3/4 × 40 inches. Delaware Art Museum, Gift of Dr. John E. and Carol Hunt, 2009. © Howard Heartsfield Gallery. WILMINGTON, DE.- National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Mary Anne Carter has approved an Art Works award of $25,000…

    Museum receives $25,000 National Endowment for the Arts grant
  • 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

    Art + Design Part 1

    The upcoming Art + Design Part 1 auction will highlight modern and contemporary artists, from Cleve Gray and Jim Dine to Gertrude Abercrombie and Romare Bearden. Carpets, seating, and lighting from the 1950s to the present can also be found.  American painter Cleve Gray will feature in this Wright auction.…

    KAWS (Brian Donnelly) b. 1974 Together (Two Companions)