African-American Art from the Johnson Publishing Company

Saturday, Jan 25 – 30, 2020 12 – 6 pm

Swann Auction Galleries
104 East 25th Street,
New York, NY 10010

At Auction January 30

Swann Auction Galleries

Paintings, sculpture and works on paper from the collection of the Johnson Publishing Company with 75 artists featured, from Henry Ossawa Tanner to Carrie Mae Weems.

Swann Auction Galleries welcomes a new decade with 100 fine artworks from the collection of the Johnson Publishing Company, a great institution of American publishing and an icon of African-American culture. The sale will feature paintings, sculpture and works on paper from diverse periods, with 75 artists featured, from Henry Ossawa Tanner to Carrie Mae Weems. The majority of the artwork dates from the period when the company’s headquarters building, at 820 S. Michigan Avenue in Chicago, opened in 1971.

This auction will take place in New York City on January 30th. Catalogues are available here.