An Online-Only Sale Including Cross-Category Selections by KAWS, Banksy, Yoshitomo Nara and Daniel Arsham
WHAT PARTY (KCC3)
acrylic on canvas
36 x 30 in.
Painted in 2019.
New York – Christie’s is pleased to announce the second offering of Trespassing, a groundbreaking online sale curated together with Ronnie K. Pirovino. The sale traces graffiti’s influence on contemporary art and embraces the energy and humor of artists inspired by the medium, and will be open for bidding online between July 9-22. In 2020, the inaugural sale set numerous world auction records for artists such as Katherine Bernhardt and KAWS and was 210% sold by value.
Trespassing will feature works across collecting categories by leading names such as KAWS, Banksy, and Invader and will also juxtapose works by Jonas Wood, George Condo and Allison Zuckerman that share the same dynamic spirit. The sale will also feature a selection of unique NFTs by artists including Mad Dog Jones, Victor Mosquera, and Fvckrender, and will be the first time NFTs have been included in a multi-category online sale at Christie’s.
Lindsay Griffith, Head of Department, Prints and Multiples, New York, commented: “We are thrilled to present the Trespassing sale again this summer, as the sale is a true multi-category collaborative effort with tremendous energy. We hope to again capture the interest of new and seasoned buyers globally with this mix of known and emerging artists and mediums.”
Ronnie K. Pirovino, Proprietor, Pirovino Projex, stated: “We continue this year with a fresh take on our emerging culture. The ethos of innovation is supported by a thrilling mix of contemporary art and NFTs. Again, it’s an honor to partner with Christie’s on presenting such a crucial show with Trespassing 2.0.”
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