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Art is ‘going once, going twice’

CARLSBAD — A selection of more than 150 works of fine art will be available for sale to the highest bidder July 19 as part of a free, live art auction at the Harding Center Auditorium, 3096 Harding St. All items offered for auction will be available for inspection at 3 p.m. with the auction taking place from 4 to 7:30 p.m.

All varieties of art will be offered, starting at $50, with art for all tastes and price ranges. Absentee and phone bidding will be accepted, although bidders must pre-register. The Knox Auction Company is based in Carlsbad, rather than a traveling auction business. Further information along with conditions of sales and an online catalog are available at

Included in the 150 pieces of artwork are one-of-a-kind original oil paintings, watercolors, lithographs, serigraphs, etchings, Asian art and bronzes. Works from the 19th and 20th centuries, along with modern paintings and prints will be part of the collection.

Featured artists include Chagall, Erte, McCaw, Tarkay, Alvar, McKnight, Kachan, Corbelle, Haines, Randall, Leavitt, Kloss, Purvis, Mitchell, Swindle, Swanson, Chretien, Bastin, Goullard, Earhart, Azoulay, Hayter, Dali, Bitter, Sumida, Glina, Costantino and  Koutsenko.

Although the Auction House is no longer accepting consignments for its July auction, consignors should begin considerations for its next event.

For more information contact D.W. Knox at  (760) 575-4084,  HYPERLINK “mailto:Knox[email protected][email protected] or