Highlights from the Latin American Art sale on 22–23 November at Christie’s New York
Bridging the space from Mexico to Cuba and from Brazil to Colombia, the two-day Latin American Art sale on 22–23 November at Christie’s New York offers over 200 lots that testify to the artistic and geographic diversity of the region.
This month’s sale includes exceptional examples of Cuban Modernism such as Wifredo Lam’s Sur les traces (also known as Transformation), 1945 (Estimate: $2,500,000–3,500,000), Amelia Peláez’s Untitled, 1950 (Estimate: $800,000–1,200,000) and Mariano Rodríguez’s Pelea de gallos, 1942 (Estimate: $800,000–1,200,000) as well as standouts from Mexican artists — Rufino Tamayo’s Sandías, 1969 (Estimate: $1,200,000–1,800,000) and Naturaleza muerta, 1928 (Estimate: $500,000–700,000) and Diego Rivera’s Niña con vestido rosa, 1930 (Estimate: $500,000–700,000).
Significant masterworks from other Latin American regions — Colombia’s Fernando Botero and his A Family, 1997 (Estimate: $1,200,000–1,800,000), Deng Haag – Praha, 1989 (Estimate: $600,000–800,000), La Rocca, 1971 (Estimate: $500,000–700,000); Chile’s Matta and his Dar a la luz un mundo, 1960 (Estimate: $500,000–700,000), Brazil’s Sérgio Camargo and his Untitled (Relief No. 325), 1970 (Estimate: $1,000,000–1,500,000) and Uruguay/Catalonia’s Joaquín Torres-García and his Port of New York, 1923 (Estimate: $300,000–400,000) — will anchor the November auction.