Christie’s Latin American Art

Christie’s is pleased to announce two exciting auctions taking place this spring: Latin American Art and Latin American Art Online. Latin American Art will take place live at Christie’s auction house in Rockefeller Center starting at 11 a.m. Eastern Time on March 12 and Latin American Art Online will be open for bidding from March 5-15. Both auctions will be on display March 7-11.

Los Carpinteros

Christie’s Latin American art sales honor and celebrate the diversity of the visual culture of Central and South America and the Caribbean. The auction features exceptional works of art by the region’s leading modern and contemporary artists, including a wide selection of works on paper, paintings, photographs and sculptures of varying price points. Headlining the sale is a fantastic collection of Cuban modernism from the Ruibal Family Collection, which includes works by the most prominent avant-garde artists Amelia Pelaéz, Mariano Rodríguez and Mario Carreño. The works are newly released on the market, as they have been part of the Ruibal Family collection since their acquisition in the mid-20th century.

Roberto Fabelo

The sale also includes exemplary works in various media by Olga de Amaral, Leonora Carrington, Claudio Bravo, Roberto Fabelo, Jesús Rafael Soto, Julio Galán and an important work by María Magdalena Campos-Pons, sold to benefit the Bronx Museum of the Arts, among others.

Flavio Garciandía

The online sale of Latin American art features a magnificent selection of works from across the region. With works ranging from colonial times to the present day, the breadth of this auction offers both emerging and seasoned collectors an exciting opportunity to explore this diverse category. There is a wide selection of important modern and contemporary works by Ángel Botello, Julio Galán, Francisco Zúñiga, Ana Mercedes Hoyos, Rufino Tamayo, Fernando Botero and many more. Other notable works in the sale are from one of the most complete collections of contemporary Cuban art, the Howard and Patricia Farber Collection, with works by Los Carpinteros, TONEL, Armando Mariño and José Bedia, among others.