PAINTING BY FERNANDO BOTERO, MAIN STAR OF MORTON AUCTIONS' UPCOMING LATIN AMERICAN ART AUCTION
Works by Fernando Botero, Remedios Varo, Gunther Gerzso, Miguel Covarrubias, Ángel Zárraga and David Alfaro Siqueiros, head the Latin American Art Auction to be held on November 16.
MEXICO CITY, November 9, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- The Morton Subastas Latin American Art Auction, one of the most anticipated of the semester, will take place on Thursday, November 16 at 5:00 p.m. in the Candiles Room of the Club Naval Norte, Fernando Alencastre 310, Lomas de Virreyes in Mexico City.
The exhibition of 218 works by Mexican and Latin American artists will be open to the public on Saturday, November 11 and Sunday, November 12 from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. and Monday 13th, Tuesday 14th and Wednesday 15th November from 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. in the same place where the auction will take place.
"Every semester, for ten years, this auction has been positioned as the most important in Latin America and is highly anticipated by collectors and art lovers. In addition, it is a thermometer of the art market and an investment opportunity," commented Eduardo López Morton, General Director of Morton Auctions. "This event also provides the opportunity to discover works that have remained in private collections for years; hence the importance of the general public being able to visit the exhibition of these works on the dates prior to their auction," he explained.
On this occasion, a selection of deeply personal drawings by Remedios Varo that belonged to the Varo Uranga family is presented. Another segment present is that of Gunther Gerzso's pieces, among which "Omen" stands out, an oil painting from the 1950s, exhibited at the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum in Japan.
Regarding the work of Fernando Botero, María Fernanda Serrano, Manager of Modern and Contemporary Art, commented: "We have the honor of having for this auction a piece by one of the most representative artists of Latin American art: Fernando Botero, Colombian master, who He stood out for his distinctive style and his ability to play with shape and volume. The piece is a design for the backdrop of the opera "Carmen" where he demonstrated his ability to tell stories through the arrangement of elements in space scenic. Botero is, without a doubt, one of the most prolific and successful artists of the 20th century who has always generated great expectations among the Mexican public, so we expect great interest from collectors," said the expert.
Other names that grace this edition are Pedro and Rafael Coronel, Ricardo Martínez, Francisco Corzas and teachers from the Oaxacan school such as Francisco Toledo, Rodolfo Morales and Sergio Hernández.
Participation in the auction can be in the room, by absentee bid or via the internet through the Morton app and the Bidsquare platform. The complete catalog can be consulted at mortonsubastas.com.
Contact:Ma. Fernanda SerranoManager of the Department of Modern and Contemporary Artmserrano@mortonsubastas.com
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SOURCE Morton Auctions