Cuban Arts Reach Record Numbers at Auction Houses in NYC 2016
To the Right "Strength In Numbers" painting by Jose Acosta
From Mariano Rodriguez setting a record for that artist at $ 1,087,000 at Christies down the line Carmen Herrera $970,000 Carlos Enriquez $ 967,500 Wilfredo Lam $785,000 Amelia Pelaez $213,000 Roberto Fabelo $125,000 Ana Mandieta $120,000 Manuel Medive 69,000
Wonderful news for Cuban Artists as three artists on that list Carmen Herrera, Roberto Fabelo & Manuel Medive are still alive and creating wonderful works. Not good news for Art Collectors who will have to pay higher price to complete or add to their collections…
Cuban Artists Works Set Record Highs at Christie's Auction 2016
Artworks by Mariano Rodriguez, Carlos Enriquez,
Victor Manuel, Rene Portocarrero and Fidelio Ponce
surpassed previous auction prices.
Latin American Art Fall Auctions in New York got off
to a flying start yesterday with a spotlight on
20th Century Cuban Modern Art.
A number of historic records were broken at
Christie's Tuesday evening sale illustrating
the continuing upward growth and enthusiastic response of the Cuban art market worldwide.
A group of paintings by renowned Cuban modern masters excelled their presale estimates,
some by virtually doubling or tripling their
previous auction prices. Much interest was paid to exciting high quality works…