Auction Houses: Great Venues For Seeing Art

You don’t need to to bid on art in order to enjoy art that’s up for auction. There are many auction houses in New York that offer public viewing times for their auctions. Below is a list of auction houses that are worth a visit, as well as some upcoming auctions you might like to check out. Go to their websites to learn when you can view the art. Dates given are for the actual auctions.

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Bonhams, New York (580 Madison Avenue)

November 4 — Impressionist and Modern Art

November 5 — 19th Century European Paintings

November 11 — Post-War and Contemporary Art

November 12 — African, Oceanic and Pre Colombian Art

November 18 — American Art

December 17 — The Art of Fashion Photography

Christies (20 Rockefeller Plaza)

October 27 — 19th Century European Art

November 5 — Impressionist and Modern

November 12 — Post War and Contemporary Art

November 19 — American Art

November 24 — Latin American Art

Doyle New York ( 175 East 87th Street)

November 5 — Important paintings from the collection of Norman Mack, II (Impressionist and Modern Art)

November 11 — Post-War and Contemporary Art

Sotheby’s (1334 York Avenue)

October 2 – American Paintings, Drawing and Sculptures

November 6 — 19th Century European Art

November 25 — Mexico Contemporary

December 4 — Israeli and International Art

December 15 — Impressionist and Modern Art Including Russian Art

Swann Auction Galleries (104 East 25th Street)

September 23-24 — 19th and 20th Century Prints & Drawings

October 9 — African-American Fine Art featuring the Richard A. Long Collection