More than 150 paintings from a collection featuring 20th century contemporary paintings, sculpture, photographs and works on paper will be featured in a Lewis & Maese auction. Much of the art in the collection is abstract.
Two pieces by Dan Rizzie, American/Texan, 1951, will be on the block, including Alaine and Trait. Also represented in the auction is English painter, etcher and designer Graham Sutherland, English, 1903-1980, who was considered an abstract artist as well as a surrealist. Four pieces from the Ring Cycle Series of Houston abstract painter and sculptor Richard Stout, including Das Rheingold, Die Walkure, Gotterdammerung and Sigfried, as well as an untitled work, will be sold. Herbert Richard Mears, American, 1951, Down the Block—Around the Corner is also up for grabs.
Examples of other artists' work to be auctioned include: Philip Renteria's Untitled, Daniel Kiacz's Texas Wildlife S.M., Wayne Kimball's Portrait of Its Maker, David Hickman's Deep in the Night Garden, Richard Johnson's Thursday the First, Dick Wray's sculptures and shadow boxes and Mary McCleary sculptures.
A Preview Cocktail Reception of the art will take place on Feb. 21, 6:30 p.m., honoring David Adickes. A portion of the auction proceeds will be donated to the David Adickes Foundation.