Keeneland Association’s 2017 Sporting Art Auction set for Nov. 19; will be afternoon event for first time

The 2017 Sporting Art Auction, a collaboration between Keeneland Association and Cross Gate Gallery of Lexington, will be held Sunday, Nov. 19, in the Keeneland Sales Pavilion. The format of this year’s auction has changed from an evening to an early afternoon event beginning at 2 p.m. ET. This year marks the fifth Sporting Art Auction, which will feature 175 high-quality lots representing a mix...

Renowned masters, new artists featured in Sporting Art Auction on Monday at Keeneland

Keeneland Association and Cross Gate Gallery of Lexington will present the fourth annual Sporting Art Auction on Monday, Nov. 21, at 4 p.m. ET in the Keeneland Sales Pavilion. The 2016 collection features 175 high-quality lots representing fine sporting art, American paintings, and sculpture from renowned masters as well as talented new artists. The Sporting Art Auction catalog is available online...

First Sporting Art Auction at Keeneland brings out crowds, more than $3.1 million

LeRoy Neiman’s Flat Racing, a one-of-a-kind glazed ceramic tile mural, sold for $291,000, including buyer premium, to top the inaugural Sporting Art Auction at Keeneland.   Totals sales for the evening surpassed $3.1 million.   “We couldn’t have asked for a better sporting art auction, especially for year one,” said Keeneland Vice President of Sales Walt Robertson. “Eighty-one percent...