Works from a Private New York Collection
The following collection of works comes from the Estate of Scott Berman. Berman was a restaurateur and collector who got his start with a small seafood catering business located in East Hampton and Sag Harbor. It was here in Sag Harbor that Scott Berman became good friends with Neil Williams and started collecting his works. The two shared a Portuguese motto: Nao quero, nao tenho que, nao vou, which means: I don't want to, I don't have to, and I ain't gonna.
Selections from the art library of Ruth Horwich
A fixture in Chicago's art community for more than five decades, Ruth Horwich championed artists throughout her life. She was the chair of the board of the Hyde Park Art Center for 40 years. With her husband Leonard, she donated significant works to the MCA and Art Institute of Chicago. The following lots showcase some of the artists she cared deeply about from Calder to KAWS, Ruth never stopped learning about art.