Cuban art got off to a strong start this evening with the first spring Latin American auction in New York at Phillips. Several works blew past their high estimates, including a record-setting piece by Amelia Peláez.
New York’s Latin American auctions kick off this Thursday, May 23, with the 4 p.m. sale at Phillips, followed by Sotheby’s on Tuesday, May 28 and Christie’s on Wednesday, May 29. Cuban art is well represented at all three auction houses. Here are a few of the lots we’ll be watching.
Following Monday’s strong showing for Cuban artists’ works in Sotheby’s Latin American auction, Cuban art continued to do well in Christie’s Latin American sale Tuesday.
New York’s Latin American art auctions got off to a solid start for Cuban artists with the Monday evening sale at Sotheby’s.
Carlos Garaicoa opens a solo show in Sofia and takes part in the first art biennale in Benin. Abel Barroso goes bicoastal, Luis Cruz Azaceta opens in Panama City, Guerra de la Paz continues in Long Island City, and New York auction houses prepare for next week’s Latin American sales.