Sotheby’s will hold its annual various-owners auction of Art of Africa, Oceania and the Americas in New York on 15 May, 2017, timed to coincide with our exhibitions of Modern and Contemporary Art, in a celebration of the historical connections and affinities these art forms share. The sale will be led by the “Chokwe Princess,” a masterpiece of exquisite quality from present-day Angola. Also on offer will be Mesoamerican Masters: Pre-Columbian Art from a European Private Collection; Property from the Estate of Elaine Lustig Cohen; and Property from the Estate of Lynda Cunningham. Click ahead to see a preview of highlights.
Art of Africa, Oceania and the Americas
15 May | New York