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.
Latin American Artists Sell Big at Sotheby’s and Christie’s
In last week’s Latin American sales at Sotheby’s and Christie’s in New York, key figures in Cuban and Latin American art achieved new sale records.
Korda: When the Revolution Came in Black-and-White
British auction house Dominic Winter announces the upcoming sale of photographs by Cuban photojournalist Alberto Diaz (Korda), best known for his portrait of Che Guevara--one of the most widely reproduced images in the world.