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Swann offers important African American art in March 31 sale
NEW YORK — On Thursday, March 31, Swann Galleries will hold its next sale of African American Art. The spring offering will feature many scarce and significant Modern, Post-war and Contemporary artworks, including 28 lots from a distinguished private collection. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
Swann’s March 24 sale salutes African American icons
NEW YORK — Swann Galleries’ Thursday, March 24 sale of Printed Manuscript & African Americana will feature important material ranging from slavery through the civil rights era and into the current period. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
Woodruff, Catlett set records at Swann African American art sale
NEW YORK — “We are beyond thrilled with the results of the October 7 auction, which was a historic sale for Swann Galleries: our first auction to hammer over $4 million. Great excitement about our sale offerings resulted in auction record prices for eleven artists, including Belkis Ayon, Elizabeth Catlett and Howardena Pindell, and significant […]
Quilts by African American textile artists showcased in Sept. 30 auction
NEW YORK – On Thursday, September 30, starting at 6 pm Eastern time, Jasper52 will conduct a sale of Quilts, Gee’s Bend & Textiles with Shelly Zegart, an acclaimed quilt curator, expert and author. The 163-lot sale features many works by African American textile artists, among them the quilters of Gee’s Bend, a hamlet in Alabama known […]