DALLAS – Dallas Auction Gallery will offer property from the family of Mimi and Herman W. Lay, founder of H.W. Lay & Co., makers of Lay’s potato chips; the collection of Mr. and Mrs. I.C. Deal; as well as estate property from New Orleans and the Southern region in their Modern & Contemporary Art Auction on Wednesday, Oct. 24.
LiveAuctioneers.com will provide Internet live bidding for the 108-lot auction, which begins at 2 p.m. CDT.
The sale will feature modern, contemporary and Latin American art from artists such as Bernard Buffet, Jean Dufy, Pablo Picasso, Henry Moore, Gerhard Richter, Leon Golub, Carlos Cruz-Diez, Armando Morales, Diego Rivera, Leonora Carrington, Gunther Gerzso, Arturo Michelena, Antonio Asis, Li Chen, Lui Liu, Anton van Wouw, Eve Arnold, Lawrence Schiller and Philippe Halsman.
“We are pleased to offer an impressive collection of Modern & Contemporary art in our October sale,” said Michelle Castro, who was recently appointed director of fine arts at Dallas Auction Gallery. “Dallas is always striving to bring fresh pieces to the market, and I am thrilled to be the newest member of the Dallas Auction Gallery team,” she said.
Castro has built a strong reputation in the art market through her extensive gallery and auction house experience in New Orleans. Private collectors, art institutions and estate representatives all value the careful eye and discretion of Castro.
Highlights include a 2000 acrylic on canvas painting by Carlos Cruz-Diez, a large 1972 Leon Golub acrylic on burlap painting, a large 1968 oil on canvas painting by Armando Morales, two 1984 watercolors and crayon on paper by Gerhard Richter and a 1921 Pablo Picasso drawing on paper of a nude. Sculptures include two late 1990s bronze figures by Li Chen, an Anton van Wouw bronze and a 1961 Henry Moore bronze,
For details contact Dallas Auction Gallery at 866-653-3900.
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