Upcoming Auction

Post-War & Contemporary Art

Tue, May 14, 2019 at 2pm EDT |
New York
2019-05-14 14:00:00 2019-05-14 22:00:00 America/New_York Post-War and Contemporary Art Consigments Are Currently Being Accepted. Please note that the end time is an estimate based on average auction duration and is not guaranteed; auctions may end earlier or later than their estimated end time. New York Doyle info@doyle.com
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Exhibition Dates
Sat, May 11
10am – 5pm

Sun, May 12
12pm – 5pm

Mon, May 13
10am – 6pm


Doyle New York
175 East 87th Street
New York,  NY  10128

  • Auction of Post-War & Contemporary Art on May 14, 2019 at 11am
  • Consignments Are Currently Being Accepted
  • We Invite You to Contact Us for a Complimentary Auction Appraisal of Your Fine Art

NEW YORK, NY -- On Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at 11am Doyle will hold an auction of Post-War & Contemporary Art. The sale will showcase a wide range of paintings and sculpture by prominent and emerging artists of the 20th and 21st centuries. Works by American, European, Latin American and Asian artists encompass Abstract Expressionism and various other abstract movements that follow, including Pop Art, Minimalism, Op Art, Fluxus and Street Art, as well as representational imagery from the years after World War II through the present day.

Mark Tobey (1890-1976) is often associated with the Abstract Expressionist painters of New York. Although he was fully aware of the works of his peers, he arrived at his mature style creating works known as his White Writing paintings influenced by Asian calligraphy and Baha’i and Zen Buddhism. A 1954 painting from the Estate of Elizabeth B. Vondracek is a wonderful example of Tobey’s rhythmic patterning and energetic compositions that emanate a spiritual energy (est. $20,000-30,000).

Pat Steir’s (b. 1940) beloved series of “waterfall” paintings, which she began in the 1980s, were influenced by her relationship with the late John Cage, and his philosophy of chance in art. Steir’s interest in the role of time, environment and gravity allow her to explore the idea of removing the artist from the process of creating a work of art (est. $18,000-22,000).

We Invite You to Auction!

Consignments are currently being accepted. We invite you to contact us for a complimentary auction evaluation. Our specialists are always available to discuss the sale of a single item or an entire collection. For information, please call 212-427-4141, ext 249, or email paintings@Doyle.com

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Harold Porcher

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Louis LeB. Webre
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  • Estate of Elisabeth B. Vondracek
  • Estate of Peter Mayer

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