Art Market News

Gary Nader Launches New Miami Auction Venture on December 1

With thousands of international collectors in town for Art Basel Miami Beach, gallerist and collector Gary Nader is hosting a major auction of modern, contemporary and Latin American art next Thursday, December 1. The sale includes works by Picasso, Lichtenstein, Basquiat, Warhol—and five modern and contemporary Cuban artists.

Subasta Habana Auction Report

Subasta Habana, Cuba’s official auction house, held its tenth annual sale earlier this month. Subasta Habana’s director Luis Miret, in New York for the PINTA Latin American Art Fair, chatted with Cuban Art News about the auction results.

Subasta Habana Celebrates Its Tenth Anniversary

On Tuesday, November 1—a week from today—Subasta Habana, Cuba’s official auction house, opens its tenth annual auction of Cuban art. Cuban Art News caught up with Subasta Habana’s director, Luis Miret, for a conversation about the first ten years and what’s coming next.

Wifredo Lam Painting Sets New Record at Art Basel Miami Beach

Minutes after the opening of this year’s Art Basel Miami Beach fair, Cernuda Arte gallery sold Wifredo Lam’s 1944 painting Les Fiancés for $3 million, setting a new record for work by the artist. Cuban Art News spoke with Ramón Cernuda about the sale, Art Basel, and Cuban art.

New York Auction Report: Record Price for Lam, Strong Showing for Sánchez

This week’s Latin American art sales in New York saw record prices set for several artists, including Cuba’s modernist master Wifredo Lam. The Sotheby’s sale, which was held Tuesday evening, November 16 and Wednesday, November 17, produced records for eight works, including one of Lam’s. The Christie’s sale, which followed on Wednesday evening, saw particiularly strong results for contemporary Cuban painter Tomás Sánchez.