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Norman Lewis, ‘Untitled (Abstraction in Orange),’ $437,000.

Norman Lewis and Winfred Rembert works claim six-figure prices at Swann

Norman Lewis, ‘Untitled (Abstraction in Orange),’ $317,000.

Norman Lewis, ‘Untitled (Abstraction in Orange),’ $437,000.

NEW YORK — Swann Galleries’ October 6 sale of African American Art delivered $3.7 million, with auction debuts and records for artists in the top 15 lots of the auction.

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Norman Lewis abstract could achieve $600K at Swann, Oct. 6

Norman Lewis, ‘Untitled (Abstraction in Orange),’ estimated at $400,000-$600,000

Norman Lewis, ‘Untitled (Abstraction in Orange),’ estimated at $400,000-$600,000

NEW YORK — Swann Galleries’ Thursday, October 6 sale of African American Art offers a selection of the best in the genre as the house marks its 15th year of dedicated auctions to work by African American and Black artists. The fall 2022 sale will present a survey of American art history with art by Black artists ranging from late 19th-century artist Henry Ossawa Tanner through the current era with Chakaia Booker. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Mequitta Ahuja, ‘Bramble,’ est. $30,000-$40,000

Swann offers important African American art in March 31 sale

Mequitta Ahuja, ‘Bramble,’ est. $30,000-$40,000

Mequitta Ahuja, ‘Bramble,’ est. $30,000-$40,000

NEW YORK — On Thursday, March 31, Swann Galleries will hold its next sale of African American Art. The spring offering will feature many scarce and significant Modern, Post-war and Contemporary artworks, including 28 lots from a distinguished private collection. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Bisa Butler, ‘Nandi and Natalie (Friends),’ which sold for $75,000

Swann African American art sale makes history, sets records

Bisa Butler, ‘Nandi and Natalie (Friends),’ which sold for $75,000

Bisa Butler, ‘Nandi and Natalie (Friends),’ which sold for $75,000

NEW YORK — Swann Galleries’ spring offering of African American Art on April 22 was the second-highest-grossing sale in the 13-year history of the department, with its highest number of participants to date. “I am thrilled to see the continued growth in our African American art auctions with a tremendous sale. Three hundred and ninety eight registered bidders — not counting those on other platforms — competed for eight hours to bid on 220 lots. We set 13 artist records and saw high prices all around for many artists,” noted department director, Nigel Freeman. Internet live bidding was facilitated by LiveAuctioneers.

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