Post-War And Contemporary Art

New York, 12-13 November 2013

$782,368,375: HIGHEST AUCTION SERIES TOTAL IN ART MARKET HISTORY

$142.4M FOR FRANCIS BACON TRIPTYCH: MOST VALUABLE WORK OF ART EVER SOLD AT AUCTION

$58.4M FOR JEFF KOONS’S BALLOON DOG: MOST VALUABLE WORK SOLD AT AUCTION BY A LIVING ARTIST

Christie's two-day auction series devoted to Post-War and Contemporary Art achieved a grand total of $782,368,375 setting a new record high for any auction series.

The Evening Sale achieved an unprecedented $691 million, the Morning Sale realized $55.2 million and the Afternoon Sale achieved $35.6 million. Each sale saw individual auction records set for both established masters and rising stars of the category.


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Sale Info & Contacts

Evening Sale Highlights Exhibition During Impressionist and Modern View

20 Rockefeller Plaza
New York, NY

VIEWING TIMES Nov 1 10am-5pm
Nov 2 10am-5pm
Nov 3 10am-5pm
Nov 4 10am-5pm
Nov 5 10am-12pm

POST-WAR AND CONTEMPORARY EVENING SALE

20 Rockefeller Plaza
New York, NY

AUCTION TIMES Nov 12 7:15pm

VIEWING TIMES Nov 8 10am - 5pm
Nov 9 10am - 5pm
Nov 10 1pm - 5pm
Nov 11 10am - 5pm
Nov 12 10am - 12pm

CONTACT Koji Inoue
kinoue@christies.com
Tel: + 1 212 636 2100

POST-WAR AND CONTEMPORARY MORNING SESSION

20 Rockefeller Plaza
New York, NY

AUCTION TIMES Nov 13 10am

VIEWING TIMES Nov 8 10am - 5pm
Nov 9 10am - 5pm
Nov 10 1pm - 5pm
Nov 11 10am - 5pm
Nov 12 10am - 12pm

CONTACT Jen Yum
jyum@christies.com
Tel: + 1 212 636 2100

POST-WAR AND CONTEMPORARY AFTERNOON SESSION

20 Rockefeller Plaza
New York, NY

AUCTION TIMES Nov 13 2pm

VIEWING TIMES Nov 8 10am - 5pm
Nov 9 10am - 5pm
Nov 10 1pm - 5pm
Nov 11 10am - 5pm
Nov 12 10am - 12pm

CONTACT Saara Pritchard
spritchard@christies.com
Tel: + 1 212 636 2100

ONLINE: POST-WAR AND CONTEMPORARY

AUCTION TIMES Bidding Begins: Nov 7 at 1pm EST
Bidding Ends: Nov 19th at 1pm EST

VIEWING TIMES Nov 8 10am - 5pm
Nov 9 10am - 5pm
Nov 10 1pm - 5pm
Nov 11 10am - 5pm
Nov 12 10am - 12pm

CONTACT Amelia Manderscheid
amander@christies.com
Tel: + 1 212 636 2100