Sergio Bustamante’s whimsical art never fails to delight

A Sergio Bustamante ceramic leopard clawed its way to $7,500 plus the buyer’s premium in May 2021. Image courtesy of Vogt Auction Texas and LiveAuctioneers.

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A Sergio Bustamante ceramic leopard clawed its way to $7,500 plus the buyer’s premium in May 2021. Image courtesy of Vogt Auction Texas and LiveAuctioneers.
A Sergio Bustamante ceramic leopard clawed its way to $7,500 plus the buyer’s premium in May 2021. Image courtesy of Vogt Auction Texas and LiveAuctioneers.

NEW YORK —  Painter, sculptor and designer Sergio Bustamante was born in Culiacan in northern Mexico in 1949 before moving to Guadalajara when he was five, where he still lives and works. He has become a rising star in the art world, admired for his whimsy and originality, which are influenced by the rich colors of Mexico and its traditions.

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Artemis Gallery to auction film legend Anthony Quinn’s cultural art collection, Feb. 27

Lovely Roman Imperial Period (circa 2nd-3rd century CE) marble head of a female subject, 16.4in high. Estimate $16,000-$24,000

BOULDER, Colo. – Artemis Gallery takes great pleasure in announcing a February 27 online auction through LiveAuctioneers consisting exclusively of cultural artworks acquired by screen legend and “Renaissance man” Anthony Quinn (1915-2001). A portion of the auction proceeds will benefit The Anthony Quinn Foundation, which was established by Quinn’s wife, Katherine Quinn, to fund arts scholarships for youth and advocate for arts education.

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