6 Press Releases

Tag: Thornton Dial

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

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    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
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    Outsider Art

    Henry Darger was a hospital janitor whose art remained undiscovered until 1972. His collection includes over 350 works of watercolor, pencil, collage, and carbon-traced drawings, most of them stitched into albums. He often portrayed people and animals, ranging from elegantly dressed women and ecstatic drinkers to dogs and snakes. A…

    Outsider Art
  • Auction Industry

    Clements Features Southern Art Icon Thornton Dial In April 7th Auction

    Thornton Dial 1928 -2016, Photo by Josh Anderson for The New York Times, 2016 It was once said that not everyone can become a great artist, but a great artist can come from anywhere. There is perhaps no better example of this than the Alabama native, self taught artist Thornton…