Post-War and Contemporary Art

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About Post-War and Contemporary Art Private Sales

As the leading auction house for Post-War and Contemporary Art, Christie’s provides access to a global network of collectors and an extensive inventory of works for Private Sales. Our diverse resources allow our leading experts to match buyers and sellers through this tailored service available at any time throughout the year.

Our specialists’ expertise lies in the post-war and contemporary art period from 1945 to the art of today, which include the works of Ruth Asawa, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Louise Bourgeois, Mark Bradford, Alexander Calder, Willem de Kooning, Jean Dubuffet, Helen Frankenthaler, Mark Grotjahn, On Kawara, Yves Klein, Franz Kline, Glenn Ligon, Morris Louis, Brice Marden, Agnes Martin, Robert Motherwell, Kenneth Noland, Richard Prince, Robert Ryman, Rudolf Stingel, Cy Twombly and Andy Warhol, among others.

We invite you to contact us for confidential discussions should you wish to purchase or sell works through the Private Sales team.

Special Features

Get expert advice from Christie’s specialists and explore our collecting guides

  • Collecting Guide: Post-War and Contemporary Art
  • As part of our ongoing series of collecting guides, we give tips on what to buy – from emerging talents to revered stars. By Post-War and Contemporary specialists Amanda Lo Iacono, Paola Saracino Fendi and Alexandra Werner
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