Tuesday, December 08, 2015

MUSEUMS TRIBAL ART - Christmas 2015

1. OTTAWA.- Walker's Fine Art & Estate Auctions' Inuit and First Nations Live Art Auction realized phenomenal results with CAD$1.4 million in total sales, and overall sell-through rates of 103% of the low estimate by value. Comprising 333 lots of Native Canadian and American sculpture, prints, drawings, textile arts, and decorative objects spanning some two thousand years, Walker's November 18 sale attracted hundreds of bidders from across North America and Europe. More Information: http://artdaily.com/news/83057/Walker-s-Inuit-and-First-Nations-Art-Auction-breaks-records#.VlOEm9-rSXQ

2. PARIS.- The first exhibition in France to be devoted to the arts of the peoples of the River Sepik in Papua New Guinea, this exhibition at the musée du quai Branly brings together 230 works from its own collections and from those of 18 European museums. More Information: http://artdaily.com/news/82950/First-exhibition-in-France-to-be-devoted-to-the-arts-of-the-peoples-of-the-River-Sepik-on-view-at-mus-e-du-quai-Branly#.VlOLlN-rSXQ

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