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Karelisa Kimmel
Chalk & Vermilion/ Martin Lawrence Galleries
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Phone: 203-987-5742

Martin Lawrence Galleries, New Orleans, Spring Fine Art Auction continues through March, 2015, with works by Bertho, Chagall, Dalí, De Kooning, Erté, Francis, Fressinier, Golkar, Haring, Hofmann, Johns, Kondakova, Mas, Miró, Murakami, Picasso, Rembrant, Warhol and others. Auction season represents a rare opportunity to collect original paintings, sculptures, serigraphs, etchings, lithographs, and other limited edition works by world-renowned artists.

This season's collection is distinguished by signature Warhols; sensual prints and bronze sculptures by Erté; the best of Impressionist artist Kerry Hallam; conceptual and classic contemporary works by Nauman, Lalonde, Murakami, Kostabi, Castelli, De Kooning, Keith Haring, Sam Francis and others; an impressive selection of original Picasso including his ‘Jacqueline' series; an exploration of Asian paintings by Mas and others; and rare and desirable Chagall and Dalí works.

The Gallery hosted a successful live event on Sunday, March 22, at the Westin New Orleans Canal Place, auctioning off highlights from the collection, and treating art buyers to a spectacular evening of art bidding, food, cocktails, a raffle and more. Collectors went home with world-class works at well below market value.

Additional auction works can be acquired by visiting Martin Lawrence Galleries New Orleans Gallery at 433 Royal Street (in the heart of the French Quarter). View the complete catalogue in advance at:

"Auction season is a chance to view and acquire original artwork - many museum-worthy works - at great prices. I believe this is one of our strongest auction collections yet." - Mary Coxe, Director, Martin Lawrence Galleries, New Orleans.


About Martin Lawrence Galleries, New Orleans
Located in the heart of the French Quarter and within walking distance to most hotels, Martin Lawrence Galleries, New Orleans, presents original artwork by world-renowned artists as well as the emerging artists. Regularly featuring works by Rembrandt, Picasso, Chagall, Warhol, Erté and contemporary artists such as Deyber and Murakami. Open 7 days a week. 433 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130. (504) 299-9055