BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Approximately 400 works of art on paper from
the David Anderson Charitable Trust Collection will be on sale to
the public on May 5 from 1-6 p.m. in the University at Buffalo
Center for the Arts, North Campus.
The sale will include work by Karel Appel, Jim Dine, George
Segal, Ludwig Sander and David Hayes, among others, and will be
conducted by art dealer Dean Brownrout.
Prices will start at $50 and 85 percent of the proceeds will be
used to benefit UB’s Anderson Gallery.
The works to be sold, Brownrout says, will include prints from
Anderson’s private collection in a variety of styles and
“People will be able to purchase with confidence,”
he says, “because these are museum-quality works, each with
an impeccable provenance.”
The late David K. Anderson inherited the art acumen of his
mother, world-renowned art collector and dealer, Martha Jackson, a
Buffalo native. Her influential Manhattan gallery promoted modern
American artists and many artists not well-known in the U.S. Her
exhibitions of abstract expressionist and pop art in the 1950s
challenged the conventional art world and contributed to her fame.
The Martha Jackson Collection is now held by the National Museum of
After attending UB in the 1950s, David Anderson opened art
galleries in his own name, first in New York, then Paris, while
building his reputation as an accomplished art dealer, collector
and philanthropist. His gift of The Anderson Gallery and its
collection to UB made him a major benefactor of the university and
the Western New York community before his death in 2009 at age
“David Anderson specifically indicated that he wanted to
get these works on the walls of Western New York homes,”
Brownrout says, “so this event would have pleased
In addition to the Anderson Gallery, proceeds from the sale also
will benefit Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo and Erie County
Botanical Gardens, Buffalo History Museum, Buffalo Museum of
Science, Buffalo Prep, Buffalo Zoo, Burchfield Penney Art Center,
Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, Nichols School, Park School of
Buffalo, SPCA of Erie County, and Westminster Presbyterian
More information about the event is available at http://deanbrownrout.com/david-anderson-trust.