Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Buford, GA, United States
DoneSat, May 13, 2006 1:00 PM GMT
Slotin Folk Art Masterpiece Sale May 13 2006
Slotin Folk Art Auction is the premier auction house for Self-taught Art, Folk Art, Southern Folk Pottery and Antique & Anonymous Works. This May 13th Sale features 832 lots and is the Spring Masterpiece Auction of 20th Century Self-taught Works. The highlights of this auction are pieces by Self-taught heavy hitters, Bill Traylor, William Hawkins,Thornton Dial, Uncle Jack Dey, James Castle, Joseph Yoakum, Edgar Tolson, Johnnie Swearingen, Daniel Pressley, Clementine Hunter, Howard Finster, Sam Doyle, Frank Jones, Lawrence Lebduska, Lanier, Arie and Cheever Meaders, and so many others, including many items that were featured in the famed Black Folk Art in America Exhibit at the Corcoran Gallery in D.C. Bidders will also find an Incredible selection of African American Quilts and an amazing array of African American photographs, including works by Harlem Renaissance photographer, James Van der Zee, some of the best Southern Folk Pottery ever created, and a gorgeous collection of European naive paintings. This is surely a sale to remember!