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RoGallery.com Presents The May Modern and Contemporary Art Auction

RoGallery.com is presenting its fantastic Modern and Contemporary Art Auction on Thursday May 26th, 2016. Over 400 lots of the finest artworks are flying through the auction block for bidders from around the world. This is one of their biggest sales of the year. This auction features an amazing array of artists to chose from: Jim Dine, Yaacov Agam, Armando Villagran, Pablo Picasso, Berenice Abbott, Marc Chagall, Leonardo Nierman, Ossip Zadkine, Giuseppe Bartolini, Reuven Rubin, Lou Fink, Peter Mackie, Larry Rivers, Roy Lichtenstein and many more! Bidding is available anytime right up until the live auction starts.

One of the early feature pieces is an incredible brass sculpture from Yaacov Agam entitled “In all Directions (Toutes Directions)”. This piece opens for bidding at $15,000 and has the following information at Lot 73:

Artist: Yaacov Agam, Israeli (1928 – )
Title: In all Directions (Toutes Directions)
Year: circa 1970
Medium: Brass Sculpture on Black Marble Base signed, titled, and numbered in marker on base bottom
Edition: 6/9
Size: 17.25 x 11.5 x 7.25 in. (43.82 x 29.21 x 18.42 cm)
Frame Size: Base: 3 x 12 x 7 inches

There are several pieces featuring Pablo Picasso throughout the auction. The highlight is Lot 309 which is an etching entitled “Modele et grande sculpture de dos from La Suite Vollard”. This fabulous work has a great value estimate of $12000 to $15000 and carries this detailed description:

Artist: Pablo Picasso, Spanish (1881 – 1973)
Title: Modele et grande sculpture de dos from La Suite Vollard (Bloch 186)
Year: 1933
Medium: Etching, signed in pencil
Edition: 260
Image Size: 10.5 x 7.5 inches

Just a few lots later, Joan Miro is featured at Lot 334. Presented her is a quality lithograph entitled “Quelques Fleurs pour des Amis” and is one of the best buys of the sale opening at only $2500. As described by the gallery:

Artist: Joan Miro, Spanish (1893 – 1983)
Title: Quelques fleurs pour des amis (frontispiece) M.407
Year: 1964
Medium: Lithograph, signed in pencil
Edition: 75, EA
Size: 16 x 12.75 in. (40.64 x 32.39 cm)

With over 400 lots prepared for the auction, they all have descriptions and photos ready in the online catalog. Browsing is easy and registration is simple. RoGallery.com will be pleased to speak about any of the works, via phone or email. All the contact details are available on iCollector.com. The live auction starts up at 11AM Eastern Time on Thursday May 26th, 2016. RoGallery.com will also present a live audio and video stream through iCollector.com for attendees to all feel part of the event. Those unable to attend are welcome and encouraged to place their best bids in the system ahead of the sale.

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