Hindman achieves highest annual total ever in 2021

Diamond ring by Taffin, $387,500
Diamond ring by Taffin, $387,500

CHICAGO – 2021 was a year of records at Hindman Auctions. The auction firm reported $87 million in total sales for the year, its highest total by a wide margin in the company’s 39-year history, setting more than 30 individual auction records along the way.

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Late September Hindman sales exceed $7.5M

Martin Wong, ‘Persuit (El Que Gane Pierde – He Who Wins Looses)’, $1.1 million
Martin Wong, ‘Persuit (El Que Gane Pierde – He Who Wins Looses)’, $1.1 million
Martin Wong, ‘Persuit (El Que Gane Pierde – He Who Wins Looses)’, $1.1 million

CHICAGO – Hindman Auctions presented its fall Fine Art sales this week, realizing more than $7.5 million across three days of sales and setting 15 new world auction records. A strong selection and intense bidding activity drove incredible results across the September 27 American and European Art, the September 28 Post War & Contemporary Art and the September 29 Prints & Multiples auctions. Martin Wong’s Persuit (El Que Gane Pierde – He Who Wins Looses) was the standout of the sales, setting a new world auction record for the artist and soaring past its presale estimate of $500,000 to $700,000 to achieve $1.1 million. Artworks by Hans Hofmann, Nicolai Fechin, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Sonia Delaunay, Marc Chagall, Andy Warhol, Salvador Dali, Pablo Picasso, Frank Stella and Yvonne Thomas also achieved remarkable prices.Continue reading

Hindman to wrap September with three spectacular art sales

Andy Warhol, ‘John Wayne (from Cowboys and Indians),’ est. $40,000- $60,000
Andy Warhol, ‘John Wayne (from Cowboys and Indians),’ est. $40,000- $60,000
Andy Warhol, ‘John Wayne (from Cowboys and Indians),’ est. $40,000- $60,000

CHICAGO – This month, Hindman will present three days of fine art sales featuring more than 500 works of art. The series will launch with American and European Art on September 27, followed by Post War and Contemporary Art on September 28, and will conclude with Prints and Multiples on September 29. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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