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48th Collectors Show and Sale

November 11, 2016 – January 8, 2017

Organized by the Arkansas Arts Center

The Collectors Show and Sale is an annual Arkansas Arts Center tradition that brings the vibrant New York gallery scene to Little Rock. Arkansas Arts Center Executive Director Todd Herman and Arts Center curators carefully select the finest drawings and contemporary craft from prominent New York galleries. All works are for sale and vary in price, ranging from under $1,000 up to $95,000.

This year’s exhibition features artwork carefully curated from twenty galleries throughout New York City, from the Upper East Side and Midtown to Chelsea and the Lower East Side. These include such venerable establishments as Driscoll-Babcock Galleries, Godel & Co. Fine Art, and Kraushaar Galleries—all specializing in 19th- and 20th-century American art—to several dealing in international contemporary art. Among the latter are first-time participants, Ameringer | McEnery | Yohe, as well as returning galleries Danese/Corey, George Adams Gallery, Muriel Guepín Gallery and McKenzie Fine Art, among others.

If you’re looking for that unique gift for someone special this holiday season, consider purchasing an original work of art from the Collectors Show and Sale. A portion of the proceeds from each sale benefits the programs of the Arkansas Arts Center



Featured Works from the Exhibition


Jacques-Philippe Joseph de Saint-Quentin, French (Paris, France, 1738 - after 1780, Paris, France), View in the Garden of a Roman Villa, circa 1770, black chalk with grey wash and white gouache on green-blue paper, with later framing lines in pen and brown ink, 18 3/16 x 12 ¾ inches, image courtesy of W.M. Brady & Co., Inc., New York
 

Randy Dudley, American (Peoria, Illinois, born 1950), Smith and 9th, 2015, pencil on Bristol board, 14 x 24 inches, artwork © Randy Dudley, image courtesy of Ameringer | McEnery | Yohe, New York
 

Winold Reiss, American (Karlsruhe, Germany, 1886 – 1953, New York, New York), Red Barn, circa 1935, watercolor on paper, 22 x 30 inches, image courtesy of Driscoll-Babcock Gallery, New York
 

Will Barnet, American (Beverly, Massachusetts, 1911 - 2012, New York, New York), Study for The Kitchen, 1991, watercolor, gouache and charcoal on paper, 11 x 15 3/8 inches, artwork ©Will Barnet Foundation, image courtesy of Alexandre Gallery, New York
 

Byron Browne, American (Yonkers, New York, 1907 - 1961, New York, New York), Forms from the Sea, 1951, casein tempera and India ink on paper, 26 x 20 inches, image courtesy of Findlay Galleries, New York and Palm Beach
 

John Marin, American (Rutherford, New Jersey, 1870 - 1953, Cape Split, Maine), Fulton Chain, Adirondacks, 1912, watercolor on paper, 13 7/8 x 16 3/8 inches, artwork © Estate of John Marin, image courtesy of Meredith Ward Fine Art, New York
 

Henry Farrer, American (London, England, 1844 – 1903, Brooklyn, New York), Evening Light, 1896, watercolor on paper, 9 x 12 inches, image courtesy of Godel & Co., Inc., New York
 

Reed Anderson, American (New York, New York, born 1969), Secrets Club, 2015, acrylic and collage on cut paper, 42 x 40 inches, artwork © Reed Anderson, image courtesy of Pierogi Gallery, New York
 

Jeannet Iskandar, Danish (born 1980), Between Fragment and Whole: Ellipse, 2016, glass, 13 ¾ x 21 5/8 x 21 5/8 inches, image courtesy of Heller Gallery, New York
 

Mary Ann “Toots” Zynsky, American (Boston, Massachusetts, born 1951), Viluppo, kiln-fused and thermo-formed glass threads (filet de verre), 15 1/8 x 12 ¼ x 9 ¼ inches, image courtesy of Heller Gallery, New York
 

Jon Schueler, American (Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1916 - 1992, New York, New York), January 14, 1968, 1968, 18 x 25 ¼ inches, watercolor on paper, artwork © Estate of Jon Schueler, image courtesy of Berry Campbell Gallery, New York
 

Trevor Guthrie (Fife, Scotland, born 1964), Chandelier, 2016, unique print with charcoal on paper, 36 x 36 inches, artwork © Trevor Guthrie, image courtesy of Berry Campbell Gallery, New York
 

Trevor Guthrie (Fife, Scotland, born 1964), For Ever and Ever I (Old Testament), 2015, unique print with charcoal on paper, 19 ½ x 20 ½ inches, artwork © Trevor Guthrie, image courtesy of Berry Campbell Gallery, New York
 

Craig McPherson, American (Wichita, Kansas, born 1948), Furnace #3, Oxygen Injection, 2007, pastel over mezzotint on paper, 54 ½ x 33 ½ inches, artwork © Craig McPherson, image courtesy of Forum Gallery, New York

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