On July 10, 2014 Swann Auction Galleries in New York held their semi-annual sale of African-American Fine Art: The Shape of Things to Come: African-American Fine Art.
Nigel Freeman, Director of African-American Fine Art at Swann Galleries said, “This was an exciting auction with enthusiastic bidding on scarce works. We are very happy to continue setting benchmarks for artists long overdue, including significant records for Noah Purifoy and Walter Williams. The sale also built on previous prices with strong results for William T. Williams, Sam Gilliam, Hughie Lee-Smith and Norman Lewis.”
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All images courtesy of Swann Auction Galleries.