Cross Gate Gallery

Keeneland Art Auction Grosses $1.9 Million

The ninth annual Sporting Art Auction, a collaboration between Keeneland and Cross Gate Gallery of Lexington held Sunday afternoon at the Keeneland Sales Pavilion, grossed $1,908,015. Topping the auction was Andre Pater's War and Peace, a pair of signed and dated pastels, sold for $115,000, including buyer premium. Fishing on the Elkhorn, a signed oil by Kentucky artist Paul Sawyier, brought the second-highest price of $100,050. Keeneland's portion of the auction proceeds will benefit its non-profit initiatives.

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Keeneland and Cross Gate Gallery to Host Virtual Auction Sunday

The 2020 Sporting Art Auction, a collaboration between Keeneland and Cross Gate Gallery of Lexington that features 188 lots representing fine sporting art, American paintings and sculptures, will be held virtually Sunday, Nov. 22, beginning at noon ET. The Sporting Art Auction catalog is available online at Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Sporting Art Auction will not be conducted in person. Bids will be accepted via absentee, by phone through prior arrangement and online at, and Participants must register to bid in advance of...

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Cross Gate Online Charity Auction Draws over 100K

Cross Gate Gallery Charity Challenge online auction which concluded May 9 raised over $100,00 to benefit a charity of the buyer's choice. Although the majority serve the Central Kentucky region, donations were made to charities throughout the country. The sale was topped by Larry Wheeler's 'Kentucky River Palisades' and Peter Howell's 'Headed Home, Newmarket'. The artwork realized a combined total of $10,500, therefore contributing $5,250 to each buyer's charity. "In these challenging times, many charities have lost the opportunity to have their spring fundraisers and are facing uncertain futures," said...

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Cross Gate Charity Auction Through May 9

Cross Gate Gallery of Lexington, KY is hosting an online Charity Challenge Auction which started Thursday, Apr. 30 and will end at 3:00 pm ET Saturday, May 9. The auction features 281 lots, with a mixture of early and contemporary American and British works, as well as some assorted prints, serigraphs, and engravings (many of which are signed). Among th featured artists are Alfred Munnings, Andre Pater, Valeriy Gridnev, Henry Faulkner and LeRoy Neiman. Cross Gate will donate 50% of the hammer price of each item to the 501(c)(3) charity...

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