Gallerist Set to Launch Miami's First Auction House

  • October 13, 2011 12:39

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Damien Hirst (Bristol England, UK b.1965) Tixylix, 1998. Household gloss and wax crayon on canvas, 59 7/8 x 59 7/8 in.
Gary Nader Art Centre

Art gallery owner Gary Nader will launch a new full-service auction house in Miami during the busy Art Basel Miami Beach week of fairs in December.

For the Dec. 1 premiere sale, Nader selected 112 lots valued at more than $40 million. His focus will be on modern and contemporary artists such as Fernando Botero, Damien Hirst, Roy Lichtenstein, Roberto Matta and Joaquin Torres Garcia.

Highlights of artworks already on consignment include Roy Lichtenstein’s iconic large scale aluminum painted sculpture “Three Brushstrokes,” executed in 1984, estimated at $3,000,000 to $5,000,000.

Five auctions per year will also cover wine, antiques, watches and cars.

Nader's auction will take place at Gary Nader Art Centre, 62 NE 27th Street in Miami's Wynwood neighborhood, Seating arrangements and paddle registration are by reservation only.
For more information or to order a catalogue, tel. (305) 576-0256 or email art@garynader.com

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