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Sam Gilliam mixed-media artwork at forefront of Neue’s May 28 auction
BEACHWOOD, Ohio – An abstract acrylic-on-canvas collage and enamel-on-aluminum work by African American artist Sam Gilliam (b. 1933-) is the expected headliner in an online-only May Modern auction scheduled for Saturday, May 28 at Neue Auctions, starting at 10 am Eastern time. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
Main Auction Galleries to sell Sam Gilliam masterpiece Sept. 13
CINCINNATI – Main Auction Galleries, a Queen City landmark auction house that has been owned by the Karp family since 1870, will feature a large and important painting by Sam Gilliam at its Premier Auction on Sunday, Sept. 13. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.
O’Keeffe, Modigliani, Sam Gilliam artworks + first editions at Quinn’s, June 7 & 9
FALLS CHURCH, Va. – Quinn’s Auction Galleries and its specialist subsidiary Waverly Rare Books will join forces on June 7 and 9 in offering a high-quality selection of fine and decorative art, furniture, Asian antiques and modern first editions. The June 9 session features artworks by such stellar names as Georgia O’Keeffe, Amedeo Modigliani, and […]
Color Field painting: European roots, New World flavor
NEW YORK — Among the most distinctive styles of abstract painting to emerge from New York in the 1940s-1960s was the one dubbed “Color Field.” Its look is definitely rooted in the European modernists but it’s overwhelmingly New World flavored. Wide swaths of color fields — some have firmly defined and geometric borders while others […]