Bloomsbury Launch Visual Arts in New York

. May 13, 2008

Following the tremendous success of the Visual Arts department in London, Bloomsbury Auctions is delighted to announce the launch of the Visual Arts department in New York. The inaugural sale will showcase many iconic Pop images, including a pristine example of Roy Lichtenstein’s masterpiece graphic work Sweet Dreams Baby, a selection of images of John F. Kennedy from Warhol’s Flash series, a unique $ silkscreen, and a number of hand-colored lithographs from the 25 Cats Named Sam, and One Blue Pussy. Click here to view the catalogue online.

Modern master highlights include a complete set of Pan which includes the iconic Toulouse-Lautrec image Mademoiselle Marcel Lender en Buste, three of Picasso’s important linoleum cuts produced in the South of France in the 1960’s as well as his Fernando de Rojas. La Celestine, the book comprising 66 etchings, as part of his 347 series, Picasso’s great outpouring of energy during his 86th year where he created 347 etchings in under a seven-month period and Chagall’s Aragon, the book comprised of 25 color etchings with aquatint.

In addition to the above are many more exquisite 20th century works by artists including Mary Cassatt, Willem De Kooning, Jean Dubuffet, Joan Miró, Robert Motherwell, Wayne Thiebaud, and many others. “We are delighted with the response we have recieved to our first catalogue and we are are tremendously excited about the success of our Print Department in New York.” says Christine Berlane, Head of Department in New York. With estimates ranging from $1000-$150,000, Bloomsbury Auctions is pleased to present a 20th Century Prints sale to suit all budgets.

The preview exhibition will be held on Thursday, May 1st to Saturday, May 3rd from 10 am to 5 pm, Monday, May 5th from 10 am to 5 pm, Tuesday, May 6th from 10 am to 7 pm, and Wednesday, May 7th from 10 am to 1 pm. The auction will begin on Wednesday, May 7th at precisely 2:00 pm. Visit www.bloomsburyauctions.com to view the catalogue, auction calendar and sale results.

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