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Post-War & Contemporary Art

Tue, Apr 20, 2021 at 2pm EDT |
New York
2021-04-20 14:00:00 2021-04-20 22:00:00 America/New_York Post-War and Contemporary Art Featuring a Selection of Latin American Art. 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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Featuring a Selection of Latin American Art

Exhibition Dates
Sat, Apr 17
12pm – 5pm

Sun, Apr 18
12pm – 5pm

Mon, Apr 19
12pm – 5pm


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

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  • Auction of Post-War & Contemporary Art on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at 2pm
  • Featuring a Selection of Latin American Art
  • This sale will be presented as an auction event conducted by an auctioneer in a closed setting. Place your bids from the safety and comfort of your own home using the following convenient methods:
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NEW YORK, NY -- Doyle will hold an auction of Post-War & Contemporary Art on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at 2pm. The sale will present important paintings and sculpture by some of the 20th and 21st centuries' most prominent artists. Encompassing examples by American, European, Latin American and Asian artists, the works span artistic movements from Abstract Expressionism, Pop Art and Minimalism, moving through Fluxus and Mail Art to Street Art.

Marino Marini
Italian painter and sculptor Marino Marini embraced classic Etruscan and Roman art, contemporizing these ancient forms with deft chisel work and a unique approach to abstraction. From 1949, Danzatrice (Dancer) is from Marini’s renowned Dancer series, and is a prime example of his stylized forms, both monolithic and elegant (est. $150,000-250,000).
Melvin Edwards
The first African American sculptor to have a solo exhibition at the Whitney Museum of Art, Melvin Edwards is a pioneering figure in the history of Post-War sculpture. A maquette is for Edwards’ Passage, a massive outdoor sculpture on site at CUNY/Kingsborough College in Brooklyn, which The New York Times called “one of the most successful” of Edwards’ sculptures (est. $20,000-40,000).

Bernar Venet
Working in Corten steel, French sculptor Bernar Venet’s arcs are a series of precise, elegant curves that showcase his graceful, sleek approach to Minimalist sculpture (est. $20,000-30,000).

Helen Frankenthaler
A key figure in the Abstract Expressionist movement, Helen Frankenthaler created many of the most genre-defining works of the Postwar period. An untitled work on paper from 1963 shows Frankenthaler’s soak-stain technique of applying oil paint and achieving the sublime flatness of the Color Field movement which she helped create (est. $18,000-22,000).
Francesco Clemente
Part of the Neo-Expressionist movement of the 1980s, Italian artist Francesco Clemente was a key figure in the New York art scene, along with Julian Schnabel, Sandro Chia and others. Two works on paper, Gayatri: Traditional Teachings and Gayatri (Horses) reflect Clemente’s deep passion for Indian art and culture (est. $15,000-20,000).

Latin American Art

A special section of the sale will present Latin American Art, featuring an important work from 1961 by Fernando Botero. Read More

Saturday, April 17 - Monday, April 19, Noon - 5pm
And by appointment on other days and evenings
Doyle is located at 175 East 87th Street, New York, NY 10128
Safety protocols will be in place.

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