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Botero, Torres-Garcia Paintings Lead New York's Latin American Art Sales

A family portrait by Colombian artist Fernando Botero and works by Uruguayan artist Joaquin Torres-Garcia and Brazilian sculptress Lygia Clark led Latin American art auctions in New York.   Christie's sold a total of $17.6 million and Sotheby's $15.1 million in the sales Wednesday, which also set an auction record for Ernesto Icaza, a turn-of-the-century Mexican painter.   “The auction reflected the strength of the current market for Latin American art,” said Virgilio...

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