Sporting Art Auction

Keeneland Adds Bank of America as Sponsor of Valley View, Art Auction Preview Brunch

Keeneland welcomed back Bank of America as the sponsor of the GIII Valley View S., which is set for Friday, Oct. 27, and the financial institution also becomes the presenting sponsor of the Preview Brunch that will precede the 11th Sporting Art Auction at Keeneland's Sales Pavilion on Saturday, Nov. 18, the organization said in a release Friday. "Keeneland is delighted that Bank of America has joined our roster of corporate sponsors, who participate in a variety of events and activities here and play an important role in our success,"...

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Cross Gate Gallery Relocates to Old Vine

The Cross Gate Gallery, which has been based at 509 East Main Street in Lexington since the 1990s, will be relocating just a few blocks away to 431 Old Vine with an official grand opening set for Feb. 1. The gallery, which is best known for its equine-focused art collection, annually hosts the Sporting Art Auction at Keeneland. "We have been in a wonderful building for over 25 years," said Cross Gate Gallery owner Greg Ladd. "But we have a lot of artwork to show and simply need a more...

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Munnings Paintings to Be Offered At 10th Annual Sporting Art Auction

Edited Press Release Keeneland Association and Cross Gate Gallery of Lexington, Ky., will collaborate to host the 10th annual Sporting Art Auction Friday, Nov. 18, at 4 p.m. ET in the Keeneland Sales Pavilion. Highly important works by celebrated artist Sir Alfred Munnings headline the Sporting Art Auction. Among the works by Munnings to be offered are two of the artist's most highly sought-after subject matters in Hop Pickers, Hampshire and Going Out, Epsom. Going Out, Epsom is perhaps the most important work by Munnings to be offered at public...

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Andrew Wyeth's 'Over the Hill' Commands $109,250 to Top Sporting Art Auction

Andrew Wyeth's Over the Hill, a watercolor painted by Wyeth in 1973 that remained in his personal collection until 2006, brought $109,250, including buyer premium, to headline Sunday's eighth annual Sporting Art Auction, a collaboration between Keeneland and Cross Gate Gallery of Lexington held virtually on Sunday afternoon. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, bidding on this year's auction of 188 high-quality lots representing fine sporting art, American paintings and sculpture by renowned artists was conducted online and via phone. Gross sales for the Sporting Art Auction totaled $1,625,945. LeRoy Neiman's...

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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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