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In Memoriam: Sam Gilliam, 88, influential abstract painter and sculptor
LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK – David Kordansky Gallery and Pace Gallery are saddened to announce that artist Sam Gilliam passed away on Saturday, June 25, at age 88. Throughout his seven-decade career, Gilliam reinvented and continuously reshaped abstract painting and sculpture. Incorporating rich constellations of forms, textures and materials to forge inventive compositions, his […]
Vibrant Ed Clark abstract floats to $740K at Hindman
CHICAGO – Works by Ed Clark, John Craxton and Gertrude Abercrombie led Hindman Auctions’ May 11 Post War & Contemporary Art auction to a $4,491,375 million total, a house record for a Fine Art sale and more than doubling its presale estimate.
Gallery Report: Ed Clark abstract sells for record $740K at Hindman
ATLANTA – At the beginning of every month, ACN columnist Ken Hall delivers top auction highlights from around the United States and the world at large. Here’s the June 2022 edition of his Gallery Report. All prices include the buyer’s premium, except where noted. Ed Clark’s Creation, $740,000, Hindman Ed Clark’s acrylic on canvas Creation sold […]
Syd Solomon abstract among winners at Ahlers & Ogletree sale
ATLANTA – Vivid and colorful oil on canvas paintings by Syd Solomon (American, 1917-2004) and Henri Hecht Maik (French, 1922-1993) each brought $20,000, while a classical early 20th-century Continental School marble sculpture of a woman finished at $21,250 in Ahlers & Ogletree’s two-day, two-session Spring Estates & Collections auction, held April 9 and 10.