Canada's leading contemporary artists featured in Waddington's April 13, 2015 auction

TORONTO, April 8, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Waddington's presents an important auction of contemporary Canadian Art on Tuesday, April 13 at 7 pm, at its gallery in Toronto. Presented by the company's contemporary art division, Concrete Contemporary Auctions and Projects, the sale includes 72 works created by Canada's most acclaimed and celebrated contemporary artists. Artists represented in the auction include, Barbara Astman, Kim Dorland, General Idea, John Kissick, Suzy Lake, Micah Lexier and Carol Wainio, among many other luminaries.

"It's always so exciting assembling these contemporary auctions", comments Stephen Ranger, Waddington's Contemporary Art specialist. '"With this particular group we have more Governor General Award winning artists than ever before, as well as a cross section of men and women artists from across the country. The quality of the work on offer has never been higher."

Auction Highlights
John Kissick, R.C.A.
Estimate: $20,000–25,000

Barbara Astman, R.C.A.
Estimate: $18,000–22,000

Angela Leach
AR - WAVE #97
Estimate: $4,500–5,500

Dates and Times
Live Auction
Monday, April 13, 2015
7:00 pm (preceded by a wine reception at 6:00 pm)

Public Preview
Saturday 28 March 2015
to Monday 13 April 2015
Gallery hours
Weekdays 9 am to 5 pm
Weekend gallery hours 11 am to 5 pm

Waddington's Auctioneers & Appraisers
275 King Street East, Second Floor
Toronto, Ontario M5A 1K2

About Concrete Contemporary Auctions and Projects

Concrete Contemporary merges the world of the traditional gallery and auction house by presenting challenging and exciting work focusing on mid and late career artists with exhibition history in private galleries, museums and institutions. Now in its fifth year, Concrete Contemporary continues to attract experienced buyers, as well as young collectors, from all over Canada.

About Waddington's

Canada's most diversified provider of auction services, Waddington's offers live and online auctions of fine art and collectibles across a broad spectrum of markets, including Asian, Canadian, Contemporary, Inuit and International art, Decorative arts and Jewellery. A full-service company with respected subject knowledge, Waddington's is also the leading expert on providing appraisal and downsizing services. Our international network of clients and contacts ensures we reach the broadest possible audiences.

For More Information:
Twitter | Facebook

A photo accompanying this release is available at:

CONTACT: Tess McLean Communications Specialist 647.296.8377 cell 416-504-9100 or Toll Free: 1 877-504-5700 twitter | facebook

Source: Waddington's