MODERN SOREL ETROG SCULPTURE STANDS TALL AT SELKIRK
ST LOUIS –
A figural abstract sculpture by Romanian-Canadian artist Sorel Etrog (1933-2014) was the top lot in Selkirk Auctioneers & Appraisers’ January 18 sale, meeting its high estimate at $16,800. The bronze figure, signed and numbered 1/7 was tall, dark and slender, a twisting and knotting abstracted figure on a square base that at 31 inches was almost as high as the figure itself, which stood 31½ inches high. Etrog was a Romanian-born Israeli-Canadian artist, writer and philosopher best known for his work as a sculptor. He specialized in modern art works and contemporary sculpture. For information, 314-696-9041 or www.selkirkauctions.com.