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FUTURES: The Broom Boom

Emily Mae Smith rose as one of the stars of the 2021 season. A female artist, a figurative painter, and a contemporary Surrealist memorably skewering identity and gender, Smith was both a fresh take and fit the mold for market interest.

The Return of Belkis Ayón

Last week’s Latin American Art sale at Christie’s in New York achieved a new record sale for recently “rediscovered” artist Belkis Ayón.
Lot 4. Gertrude Abercrombie, Solitude, 1942. Estimate $120,000- $180,000

Good Karma for Gertrude Abercrombie

At the end of this month, Hindman will present a dedicated sale of the work of Gertrude Abercrombie. With 21 works included in the sale, Hindman is betting that Abercrombie’s market will float, not flood.