Auctions are fun. For those bent on winning a specific object, they're angst-fun. For those there for the show, they're voyeur-fun. For those wishing to learn more about the auction process, they're edu-fun. Check out the auction dynamic yourself on Sunday at Myers Auction Gallery, 1600 Fourth St. N, St. Petersburg. Husband and wife team Mike Myers and Mary Dowd have auctions several times yearly, usually focusing on a particular period or type of decorative and fine art. At Sunday's auction, more than 350 paintings, sculptures, prints and posters by 19th and 20th century American and European artists will be on the block. They range from traditional and figurative work to abstracts such as this charcoal drawing on vellum by Willem de Kooning. Previews are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to noon Sunday, with the live auction following Sunday. Early previews by appointment. (727) 823-3248; myersfineart.com.
Artwork on the block at Myers Auction Gallery
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