Hundreds of artworks by world-renowned artists to be auctioned off at the gallery in Pointe Orlando, International Drive on December 17, 2011. Some artworks will open below$100. This auction will benefit Threshold Center for Autism
Peter Max’s Original Acrylic on Canvas, “Cosmic Fantasy” is one of the featured lots at the 2011 Winter Auction. The large artwork (a stunning 75 x 54in. canvas) is both calming and commanding with its light blue overtones and striking yellows and reds. It’s an iconic Peter Max artwork that contains some of his famous elements. Baterbys also made it the cover image of their hardcover catalog which is available at $49.99 from their gallery, online store and other sites like EBay. “Comic Fantasy” is estimated at $75,000 to $80,000.
America’s Painter Laureate and Pop Art Icon, Peter Max uses bold colors, uplifting images and uncommon artistic diversity. Ever since opening his studio in 1962, Peter Max has been winning awards, commissions and gaining worldwide recognition as an artist who mixed Realism with popular culture, the bold lines of classical art with the colorful palette of the modern world. He has been on the forefront of major national events, creating emblematic images that captured the spirit of the 60’s. In 1991, Max’s one-man retrospective at the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, drew the largest turnout for any artist in Russian history, over 14,500 people attended.
Another star lot is a signed etching (aquatint and drypoint plate) by Pablo Picasso entitled, “Souvenirs:
Pablo Picasso is ranked as the most prolific artist who ever lived. Not only did he create actual artworks at an unprecedented level, but he also pioneered revolutionary art movements that changed the face of modern art and became one of the most influential individuals in the hallways of history alongside colonialists, scientists, political leaders and other key figures. He was constantly involved in social matters and was therefore not unhinged on the pressing realities of his time.
Baterbys has been in the art industry for over 25 years. The company’s expertise in art is unparalleled and in turn, they offer their clients something unique in the industry: a lifetime money-back guarantee of authenticity for each work of art it sells, and a lifetime exchange policy for each work of art it sells. This is important to art collectors, since provenance is everything.
The auction event has become popular amongst the locals of Orlando and some transient tourists for its fun, educational and engaging program and its entertaining and knowledgeable auctioneers. FREE RAFFLE items will be given away to lucky winners while FREE art prints are handed to everyone who simply attends the event. With the great deals in artworks, many raffle items and other free giveaways, it’s highly unlikely that anyone who comes to this event will walk away empty-handed!
This year, the National Auctioneers Association and USA TODAY, out of a field of more than 1,000 entrants, chose Baterbys as the best contender in the annual Marketing Competition. Baterbys took home 6 awards in these categories: Multi-color advertising, Catalogs, Postcard, Business Newsletter, E-Newsletter/
For more information about Baterbys Art Gallery and the Winter 2011 Auction, visit Baterbys.com, call 1-866-691-5941 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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