10 March 2014 | Furniture & Decorative Arts | ArticleProperty from the Collection of Kenneth BattelleChristie’s is honored to offer the estate of Kenneth Battelle. Known simply as Kenneth to his celebrity clients, Mr. Batelle served as a brilliant and beloved hairdresser to the stars for more than 50 years. He counted among his clients such celebrities and socialites as Marilyn Monroe, Brooke Astor, Katherine Hepburn, Lucille Ball, Barbra Streisand and Jacqueline Kennedy.
28 February 2014 | Contemporary Art | VideoTurn Me On: European and Latin American Kinetic Art 1948-1979From Feb 24 – April 7 Christie’s Mayfair is pleased to present Turn Me On, a private selling exhibition of Kinetic Art from Europe and Latin America. Focusing on motorized Kinetic works created from 1950 to the early 1970s, this exhibition presents works that reflect the new artistic tendencies and visual language explored in the postwar period.
26 February 2014 | Collections | VideoBarry Friedman: The Eclectic EyeChristie’s is pleased to present The Eclectic Eye: The Barry Friedman Collection. Taking place 25-27 March, the four auctions encompassing the collection will coincide with the retirement of the celebrated dealer, and the closure of his namesake gallery. Friedman is known for making markets for countless artists and art forms as a result of his insatiable curiosity and his keen eye for distinct brilliance.