Swann Auction Galleries (NY), will hold their African-American Fine Art Auction on February 14, 2013. The auction includes paintings, sculpture and prints by artists Elizabeth Catlett, Barkley Hendricks, Norman Lewis, William T. Williams, Charles White, and many other important African-American artists. The images featured here include Laura Wheeler Waring(1887-1948) Girl in Red Dress, Ernest Crichlow (1914-2005) Waiting, Arthur Coppedge (1938-2010) Portrait of a Young Woman, Charles White (1918-1979) Trumpet Player, and Howard Smith (1928-) Don’t Forget to Get Up Here…America the Beautiful.
PS. They also have an upcoming Printed & Manuscript African Americana Auction on March 21, 2013. Swann launched their department devoted to African-American Fine Art in February 2007. Today, they are the only major auction house to conduct regular sales of this material. At each African-American Fine Art auction benchmarks have been set for works by important and lesser-known artists.