Upcoming Auction

Post-War & Contemporary Art

Wed, Nov 06, 2019 at 2pm EST |
New York
2019-11-06 14:00:00 2019-11-06 22:00:00 America/New_York Post-War and Contemporary Art Consignments 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 [email protected]
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Exhibition Dates
Sat, Nov 02
10am – 5pm

Sun, Nov 03
12pm – 5pm

Mon, Nov 04
10pm – 6pm


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  • Auction of Post-War & Contemporary Art on Wednesday, November 6, 2019
  • Consignments Are Currently Being Accepted
  • We Invite You to Contact Us for a Complimentary Auction Appraisal of Your Collection

NEW YORK, NY -- Doyle's November 6, 2019 auction of Post-War & Contemporary Art will present important paintings and sculpture by some of the 20th and 21st centuries' most prominent artists. Encompassing works by American, European, Latin American and Asian artists, the sale will span artistic movements from Abstract Expressionism, Pop Art and Minimalism, moving through Fluxus and Mail Art to Street Art and works by emerging artists.

Ad Reinhardt (1913-1967) was always an abstract painter. Though he moved freely from biomorphic to geometric forms, his dedication
to a purely aesthetic art making process never ceased. In the late 1940s Reinhardt shifted from a hard-edged style toward an expressionist
brush stroke, aligning him with Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning and the Action Painters. Number Twelve, a gouache on paper created
in 1949, is a strong example of this period (est. $70,000-90,000).

Manipulating digital technology to create powerful abstract paintings, Wade Guyton (b. 1972) challenges the viewer’s concepts of mechanical reproduction and re-appropriation. From the Estate of Contemporary art dealer Frederieke Sanders Taylor is the 2009 work, Untitled Printer Drawing (Gabo, p 31), which displays Guyton’s unique ability to craft a bold image using new mediums and innovative methods (est. $7,000-10,000).

The Marian Sulzberger Heiskell and Andrew Heiskell Collection

Doyle is honored to present The Marian Sulzberger Heiskell and Andrew Heiskell Collection as a highlight of the Fall season. A civic leader and philanthropist, Marian championed outdoor community spaces across New York and led a nonprofit organization responsible for restoring the 42nd Street theatres. She was instrumental in the 1972 campaign to create the Gateway National Recreation Area, a 26,000-acre park with scattered beaches and wildlife refuges around the entrance to the New York-New Jersey harbor. For 34 years, she worked as a Director of The New York Times, where her grandfather, father, husband, brother, nephew and grand-nephew served as successive publishers. Her work at the newspaper focused on educational projects. In 1965, Marian married Andrew Heiskell, the Chairman of Time Inc., whose philanthropies included the New York Public Library.

Highlights from the couple’s remarkable art collection include a group of works by Helen Frankenthaler and Carl Frederick Frieseke, as well as examples by Pierre Eugène Montézin, Arnaldo Pomodoro, Auguste Rodin and Georges Braque, and elegant furniture, silver and decorative arts.

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Consignments are currently being accepted for the November 6, 2019 auction. 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 [email protected]

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  • Estate of a Gentleman, Park Avenue and Southampton, New York
  • Estate of Frederieke Sanders Taylor
  • The Marian Sulzberger Heiskell and Andrew Heiskell Collection

A Selection of Auction Highlights

Lot image - Helen Frankenthaler

Helen Frankenthaler

C The Marian Sulzberger Heiskell and Andrew Heiskell Collection Estimate: $80,000 - $120,000