Top Sales at New York. On 28 and 29 May 2014. Sotheby’s Sale of Latin American Modern and Contemporary Art: Diego Rivera and Joaquín Torres-García among other iconic artists.
The Latin American Art Modern & Contemporary sale on 28 and 29 May 2014 will feature outstanding examples from many of the major art movements of the 20th century. The sale is led by a magnificent group of Cubist, Constructivist, Concrete, and Geometric works from Mexico, Brazil, Uruguay, and Venezuela. Other highlights include an early Cubist Diego Rivera painting and a large-scale constructivist Joaquín Torres-García from 1937. The Cuban Vanguardia section includes pieces by Mario Carreño and Cundo Bermũndez, while Contemporary artists such as Arturo Herrera and Vic Muñiz are also represented.
The pre-sale exhibition opens on Saturday 24 May with the press preview on Thursday at 3.30pm.
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*Estimates do not include buyer’s premium and prices achieved include the hammer price plus buyer’s premium.
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