Swann Galleries,www.SwannGalleries.com, launched a new department devoted to African-American Fine Art in February 2007. The AFRICAN-AMERICAN FINE ART
had an auction on February 17, 2011, it Featured Elizabeth Catlett's four-feet high cast bronze sculpture, Untitled (Standing African-American Woman), 1967, as well as a special section celebrating Romare Bearden's centennial. The sculpture sold for $108,000, a record for a Catlett sculpture in bronze.Today, we are the only major auction house to conduct regular sales of this material. At each African-American Fine Art auction benchmarks have been set for works by important and lesser-known artists.