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Untitled Gunther Forg acrylic on canvas, estimated at $150,000-$250,000. Image courtesy of Heritage Auctions

1990 Gunther Forg artwork leads Heritage modern & contemporary sale, Nov. 17

Untitled Gunther Forg acrylic on canvas, estimated at $150,000-$250,000. Image courtesy of Heritage Auctions

Untitled Gunther Forg acrylic on canvas, estimated at $150,000-$250,000. Image courtesy of Heritage Auctions

DALLAS – Every year, November marks a high season for the modern and contemporary art market, and on Thursday, November 17, Heritage Auctions presents a lavish selection of works that tell the story of the art world’s favorite back-and-forth volley: figuration to abstraction and back again. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Gertrude Abercrombie dinosaur scene sets record at Hindman

 Gertrude Abercrombie, ‘The Dinosaur,’ $387,500


Gertrude Abercrombie, ‘The Dinosaur,’ $387,500

CHICAGO – An extraordinary surreal Gertrude Abercrombie painting set a new world auction record for the artist at Hindman Auctions on February 17 when it sold for $387,500. The 1964 oil on panel, entitled The Dinosaur, was the highlight of Hindman’s Somewhere Out There auction, which featured incredible one-of-a-kind artworks from the more “out there” regions of the imagination. Led by the Abercrombie piece, the auction achieved a total of $970,656, nearly tripling its presale estimate.

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