Important Caribbean Art going under the Hammer

Works by Aubrey Williams and Art Derry to feature

Works of Caribbean Art that formed part of a private collection belonging to the late John La Rose and his partner Sarah White will be within our Art, Antiques & Asian Art auction on 30th June.


09/06/2022    

Works of Caribbean Art that formed part of a private collection belonging to the late John La Rose and his partner Sarah White will be within our Art, Antiques & Asian Art auction on 30th June.

 

 

Aubrey Williams, 'Arawak' will be within our sale on 30th June.

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

 

John La Rose and Sarah White were founders of New Beacons Bookshop, which is the only remaining independent black publishing and bookselling entity in the UK.

 

 

Three works by Art Derry, including 'Hoesin Festival'.

Estimate: £150 - £200

 

Publisher, poet, essayit, John La Rose was the founder of the Caribbean Artists’ Movement, and also Chairman of the Institute of Race Relations (1972-3).

 

 

Aubrey Williams, 'Warrau'.

Estimate of £1,000 - £1,500

 

The Caribbean Artists Movement (CAM) was an influential cultural initiative, begun in London, England, in 1966 and active until about 1972, that focused on the works being produced by Caribbean writers, visual artists, poets, dramatists, film makers, actors and musicians.

 

 

 

 

Aubrey Williams, 'Carib'.

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

 

The Caribbean Artists Movement provided a forum for shared artistic expression, and provided the foundation for the later emergence of a new generation of Black British born and bred artists.

 

 Viewings in person are available by appointment at our Berkshire office:

Monday 27th - Wednesday 29th June.

Please do get in touch if you are keen to discuss any of the items that are coming up for sale in more detail or would like to receive condition reports. Our team of expert valuers would be delighted to hear from you:

0207 431 9445  /  info@dawsonsauctions.co.uk

 

Do you have any Art, Antiques or Jewellery that you are keen to have valued, or perhaps thinking of selling?

The expert team of Valuers at Dawsons would be happy to provide a free valuation.

Do get in touch, we would love to hear from you.

 

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