Sotheby’s New York unveiled Latin America: The Legacy of Abstraction, a special themed evening auction on 26th May 2015. At a time of increasing scholarly and commercial interest, the sale will present a focused selection of works by leading artists exploring the impact of abstraction in Latin America throughout the 20th century. Highlights include pieces by Lygia Clark, Jesús Rafael Soto, Joaquín Torres-García, and the first work by Argentine artist Lucio Fontana to be offered in a Latin American Art auction. The sale will take place at 7pm immediately prior to the regular Latin American Art Modern & Contemporary sale. Lucio Fontana was born in 1899 in Rosario de Santa Fe, Argentina. Executed in 1965 at the peak of his career, Concetto Spaziale belongs to the series of “oils” that the artist dedicated himself to between 1960 and 1968 (est. $400/600,000). The work emerges into a three dimensional confluence between m

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