Thursday, November 24, 2011

Live Streaming of Hefel's Auction - Today!

This is your opportunity to enjoy watching some dynamic paintings going under the gavel. You have to have the latest Windows Media Player,there is a link here for you to download the most recent player.  Please click here for instructions on how to see the auction.

The Canadian Wire Services reports:
  • Jean Paul Lemieux's Nineteen Ten Remembered, considered the artist's most influential piece and among the most recognizable Canadian works of all times.
  • Seven works by Jean-Paul Riopelle including the stunning Grande fête (Great Feast) that is estimated to fetch between $900,000 and $1.2 million.
  • Works by the Group of Seven and their contemporaries, Tom Thomson and Emily Carr.
  • Two works by artist Albert Henry Robinson which were recently discovered in a barn by curious owners who 'Googled' the artist's name.
  • The François Dupré Collection, which once hung proudly at Montreal's Ritz-Carlton Hotel, has been released after being hidden in storage in an Old Montreal bank vault for 24 years.

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