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20th Century Week Highlights Tour

Worldwide, September - October 2017

Join us for the global tour of New York’s 20th Century Week, featuring highlights from Post-War and Contemporary Art and Impressionist and Modern Art. Begun in Paris, a selection of works will be traveling to Moscow, Hong Kong, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago and London, before returning to our flagship saleroom at New York’s Rockefeller Plaza galleries. Property from The Collection of Melva Bucksbaum, The Defining Gesture: Modern Masters from the Eppler Family Collection, Beyond Boundaries: Avant-Garde Masterworks from a European Collection will also be on view.

We look forward to welcoming you to our viewings around the world and our auctions back in New York on 14–17 November.

Wassily Kandinsky (1866–1944). Improvisation mit Pferden (Studie für Improvisation 20), 1911. Estimate: $10,000,000–15,000,000. To be sold in the Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale, November 13, New York.


Tour highlights

  • Agnes Martin (1912-2004)

    Untitled
    signed and dated 'a martin 2003' (on the reverse)
    acrylic and graphite on canvas
    60 x 60 in. (154.2 x 154.2 cm.)
    Painted in 2003.
    © 2017 Estate of Agnes Martin / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
    Lot offered
    Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale, 15 November, New York.

  • Vija Celmins (B. 1938)

    Lead Sea #2
    signed and dated 'V. Celmins 1969' (lower right)
    graphite on paper
    14 1/2 x 19 3/4 in. (36.8 x 50.1 cm.)
    Drawn in 1969.

    The Collection of Melva Bucksbaum
    Estimate
    $1,500,000-2,500,000
    Lot offered
    Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale, 15 November, New York.

  • Franz Kline (1910–1962)

    Light Mechanic
    signed and dated 'FRANZ KLINE '60' (on the reverse); signed again and titled 'LIGHT MECHANIC KLINE' (on the stretcher)
    oil on canvas
    92 x 67 ⅝ in. (233.6 x 171.7 cm.)
    Painted in 1960.

    The Defining Gesture: Modern Masters from the Eppler Family Collection

    © 2017 The Franz Kline Estate / Artists Rights Society (ARS),
    Lot offered
    Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale, 15 November, New York.

  • Francis Picabia (1879-1953)

    Animation
    signed and dated 'Picabia 1914' (lower left) and titled 'ANIMATION' (upper left)
    gouache, watercolor and pencil on paper
    21 1/8 x 25 3/8 in. (53.7 x 64.4 cm.)
    Painted in 1914

    Beyond Boundaries: Avant-Garde Masterworks from a European Collection
    Estimate
    $900,000 – 1,200,000
    Lot offered
    Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale, 13 November, New York.


Tour information

Moscow

  • Sales on view

    Beyond Boundaries: Avant-Garde Masterworks from a European Collection

  • Viewing

    Christie’s Moscow Office
    In Artibus Foundation
    17, Prechistenskaya naberezhnaya,
    Moscow, 119034

    18–20 September
    10am – 5pm

  • Enquiries

    Impressionist and Modern Art
    Jessica Fertig
    jfertig@christies.com
    +1 212 636 2050

Hong Kong

  • Sales on view

    Post-War and Contemporary Art
    Impressionist and Modern Art
    Beyond Boundaries: Avant-Garde Masterworks from a European Collection

  • Viewing

    Post-War and Contemporary Art
    Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale
    Beyond Boundaries: Avant-Garde Masterworks from a European Collection

    22/F Alexandra House, 18 Chater Rd, Central, Hong Kong

    28 September – 3 October
    10:30am – 5:30pm

    Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale
    The Defining Gesture: Modern Masters from the Eppler Family Collection

    Renaissance Harbour View Hotel, Boardroom 8, Lower lobby, 1 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, Hong Kong

    28 September – 1 October
    10:30am – 5:30pm

  • Enquiries

    Impressionist and Modern Art
    Elaine Holt
    eholt@christies.com
    +852 297 86787

    Post-War and Contemporary Art
    Sara Friedlander
    sfriedlander@christies.com
    +1 212 636 2100

London

  • Sales on view

    Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale
    Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale

  • Viewing

    Impressionist and Modern Art

    Christie’s London, 8 King St, St. James's, London SW1Y 6QT, UK

    16–17 September, 12pm – 5pm
    18 September, 9am – 8pm
    19 September, 9am – 4:30pm

    Post-War and Contemporary Art

    Impressionist and Modern Art

    Christie’s London, 8 King St, St. James's, London SW1Y 6QT, UK

    30 September – 7 October

    30 September, 11am – 5pm
    1 October, 11am – 5pm
    2 October, 11am – 5pm
    3 October, 9am – 4pm
    4 October, 9am – 4:30pm
    5 October, 9am – 6pm
    6 October, 9am – 4pm
    7 October, 11am – 5pm

  • Enquiries

    Impressionist and Modern Art
    Jessica Fertig
    jfertig@christies.com
    +1 212 636 2050

    Post-War and Contemporary Art
    Sara Friedlander
    sfriedlander@christies.com
    +1 212 636 2100

Los Angeles

  • Sales on view

    Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale
    Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale

  • Viewing

    336 North Camden Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210
    17 – 22 October
    10am – 6pm

  • Event sponsor

  • Enquiries

    Post-War and Contemporary Art
    Sara Friedlander
    sfriedlander@christies.com
    +1 212 636 2100

    Impressionist and Modern Art
    Morgan Schoonhoven
    mschoonhoven@christies.com
    +1 310 385 2615

Chicago

  • Sales on view

    Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale
    Post-War and Contemporary Art Day Sales

  • Viewing

    875 Michigan Avenue #3810, Chicago, IL 60611

    24 – 26 October
    10am – 5pm

  • Enquiries

    Post-War and Contemporary Art
    Joanna Szymkowiak
    jszymkowiak@christies.com
    +1 212 636 2100

    Alex Berggruen
    aberggruen@christies.com
    +1 212 636 2100

San Francisco

  • Sales on view

    Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale
    Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale

  • Viewing

    Minnesota Street Project, 1275 Minnesota St, San Francisco, CA 94107
    October 17-21

    17 – 21 October
    11am – 5pm

  • Enquiries

    Post-War and Contemporary Art
    Charlie Adamski
    cadamski@christies.com
    +1 415 982 0982

    Impressionist and Modern Art
    Morgan Schoonhoven
    mschoonhoven@christies.com
    +1 310 385 2615