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Phillips to Host Exhibition of
Latin American Art in Miami

Highlights from the November Auction to be on
Public View for Four Days in the Miami Design District

November 3 – 6, 10 am – 6 pm

Palm Court Event Space

140 NE 39th Street
Miami Design District

Free and  Open to  the public

Auction will take place in Phillips New York on Tuesday, November 22nd, 11 am

Phillips is pleased to announce the four-day exhibition of over 30 works in Miami from the upcoming Latin American Art auction. Artworks by artists such as Lygia Pape, Antonio Dias, Carlos Cruz-Diez, and Olga de Amaral will all be included in the preview, as well as Diego Rivera’s Portrait of Marevna, the top lot of the sale.  The exhibition, which is completely free and open to the public, will take place from November, 3rd to Sunday, November 6th at the Palm Court event space, 140 NE 39th Street, Miami.

Carlos Cruz-Diez, Physichromie No. 1020, silkscreen, aluminum and plastic , 9 3/8 x 78 3/4 in. (100 x 200 cm). Executed in 1975.Estimate: $400,000-$600,000

 

Kaeli Deane, Phillips’ Head of Sale, Latin American Art, said, “It is a privilege to have the opportunity to bring such exciting works of art to the public in Miami again this season. Always a tremendous supporter of the visual arts, the Miami Design District is an ideal setting for this important exhibition of Latin American masterworks. We’re particularly excited for collectors and art enthusiasts in the area to view Olga de Amaral’s Poblado K, proceeds from which will benefit the VivArte's participating foundations, Caring for Colombia and Primero Lo Primero.”

 

Lygia Pape, Escultura, acrylic on wood, 19 3/4 x 19 3/4 x 4 1/4 in. (50.2 x 50.2 x 10.8 cm). Executed in 1965. Estimate: $400,000 - 600,000

Lygia Pape, Escultura, acrylic on wood, 19 3/4 x 19 3/4 x 4 1/4 in. (50.2 x 50.2 x 10.8 cm). Executed in 1965. Estimate: $400,000 - 600,000

 

Tiffany Chestler, Director of Cultural Programming at Dacra, said, “Here at the Miami Design District, we pride ourselves on being a hub for cultural experiences. We are excited to host Phillips again this year, as they highlight these rich, distinctive works from Latin American artists for their upcoming sale.”

 

 

 

 

Diego Rivera, Mexico Retrato de Marevna (Portrait of Marevna), oil on canvas, 31 3/4 x 25 1/2 in. (80.6 x 64.8 cm). Painted in 1916. Estimate: $800,000-$1,200,000

Diego Rivera, Mexico Retrato de Marevna (Portrait of Marevna), oil on canvas, 31 3/4 x 25 1/2 in. (80.6 x 64.8 cm). Painted in 1916. Estimate: $800,000-$1,200,000

 

Examples from a special section of the auction dedicated to Cuban Concrete Art from the 1950s and 1960s will also be featured. These historical works by artists like Loló Soldevilla, José Mijares, and Salvador Corratgé have recently become increasingly desirable, with many museums acquiring works from this short-lived movement for their collections.
Miami Exhibition Info:

November 3 – 6: 10 am - 6 pm
Palm Court event space, 140 NE 39th St., Miami Design District
New York Auction Viewing:
450 Park Avenue, New York

November 18 – 22
Monday to Saturday :10 am-6 pm, Sunday 12 pm-6 pm

Phillips Latin American Art Auction: Tuesday, November 22, 2016, 11 am.
Link to more information: https://www.phillips.com/auctions/auction/NY010916

 

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