Swann African-American Art Totals $7.5m for 2019

Swann beats estimates in October African-American Art sale; Records set for Elizabeth Catlett, Kenneth Victor Young, Allan Rohan Crite, Sargent Johnson, and William H. Johnson

Swann African-American Art = $3.68m

The rising market for African-American artists which has become so prominent in recent years at the major auction houses and provided so much of the excitement in London’s sales during Frieze week did start there. It was incubated and grown at Swann Galleries for a decade under the leadership of Nigel Freeman.

Today, Sw…

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