The fall sale of African American Art is at Swann Galleries Thursday, October 7, 2021, with market—and house—favorites returning to the auction.
Swann Galleries’ Thursday, October 8, 2022, 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 folks at Swann Galleries spent the summer pulling together some of their best catalogings and preparing material to fill the upcoming superb auction.
The attached Ebony magazine article posted below was originally written to celebrate the 100 year anniversary of the Grand Boule in 2004:
“We are beyond thrilled with the results of the Thursday, October 7, 2021, auction, which was a historic sale for Swann Galleries: our first auction to hammer over $4 million.
Swann Galleries’ sale of African-American Fine Art on Thursday, April 4 includes works spanning multiple centuries and genres.
By Stephanie Woods The Studio Museum in Harlem and AFA -American Federation of Arts, have begun a national tour.
Charles Alston was a renowned African-American artist of the early 1900s. Not only was he a revolutionary painter, but he was a sculptor, a muralist and also a very influential teacher.