9 November 2011, New York
9 November 2011
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Royal Academy curator Edith Devaney discusses the first major UK survey of the American artist’s work in 40 years
A selection of mid-century modern chairs from JF Chen’s collection, offered at Christie’s in February
A collection of 10 works by artists including Braque, Picabia and Schwitters will be on view in London at the end of February
Preceding Christie's Post War & Contemporary Day Sale, Oscar-nominated actor Ken Watanabe dedicated a reading of a poem to the victims of the March 11, 2011 Tohoku-Pacific earthquake in Japan.
Yoshitomo Nara's Patched Head sold for $482,500 at Christie’s auction to benefit victims of Japan’s Tohoku-Pacific earthquake. Yoshitomo Nara's uniquely stylized paintings of big-eyed children have become international pop icons.
KAWS' KAWSBob Enters the Strange Forest sold for $188,500 at Christie’s auction to benefit victims of Japan’s Tohoku-Pacific earthquake. This work borrows from the work of his friend, Takashi Murakami, and appropriates the character of SpongeBob SquarePants. Here, the strange forest is the crossroads of art and mass media, as is the original world of KAWS.