HomeAuctionsContemporary Realism: Important 21st Century Works | Hosted By Sotheby’s
Contemporary Realism: Important 21st Century Works | Hosted By Sotheby’s
USD 442,300
Close rate: 75.00% (21/28)
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Auction introduction: Sotheby's is honored to host this benefit auction on behalf of the Art Renewal Center’s (ARC). The ARC is devoted to promoting education in realistic art both in training techniques and in the proliferation of historical art works. Open for bidding online from Friday, July 16, until Monday, July 26, 2021, this auction features a carefully selected group of winners and high-ranking finalists from the largest competition in the world for Representational Art. This 501C3, non-profit educational foundation and leader of the revival of Realism in Contemporary Art, received 4,941 entries from 83 countries and spanning six continents. Please be aware of the Conditions of Sale when bidding. As an independent benefit auction hosted on there is no buyer’s premium charged. The only additional costs due to the winning bidder are applicable sales tax and shipping. Works auctioned are sold “as is,” and condition reports are included with lot descriptions as available. Please note that while this auction is hosted on, it is being administered by the ARC, and all post-sale matters (inclusive of invoicing and property pickup/shipment) will be handled by the ARC. As such, Sotheby’s will share the contact details for the winning bidders with the ARC so that they may be in touch directly post-sale.