RELEASE: FIRST IMPRESSION SALE OF PRINTS & MULTIPLES

Features Contemporary Superstars and Emerging Artists

New York

NEW YORK - Christie’s New York presents First Impression, a Prints & Multiples sale taking place on July 15-16.  Illustrating a wide range of opportunities that print collecting can offer at an affordable price point, this sale is the largest and most diverse in many years.  With over 450 lots and estimates ranging from $400 - $70,000, this sale offers something for everyone, whether you are a seasoned collector or acquiring a work of art at Christie’s for the first time.

Highlight sections of the sale include a diverse range of prints by Wayne Thiebaud printed at Crown Point Press; early Pop prints by Tom Wesselmann, David Hockney and Roy Lichtenstein; and a selection of iconic graphic works by Bruce Nauman.  The sale also features a medley of Henri Matisse portraits and fantastic abstracts by Joan Miro.  A wide range of contemporary artists are also featured in the sale including works by Wade Guyton, Wangechi Mutu and Tauba Auerbach.

Christie’s Prints & Multiples department is pleased to announce that International Prints Center New York will present a special exhibition of 100 brand new contemporary prints at Rockefeller Center from July 9-16.  The show will coincide with the exhibition of the July First Impression sale. 

VIEWING TIMES

New York, 20 Rockefeller Center

Jul 11 10am - 5pm

Jul 12 10am - 5pm

Jul 13 1pm - 5pm

Jul 14 10am - 5pm

AUCTION

New York, 20 Rockefeller Center

July 15-16 10am & 2pm

About Christie’s

Christie’s, the world's leading art business, had global auction, private and digital sales in 2017 that totalled £5.1 billion / $6.6 billion. Christie’s is a name and place that speaks of extraordinary art, unparalleled service and international expertise. Christie’s offers around 350 auctions annually in over 80 categories, including all areas of fine and decorative arts, jewellery, photographs, collectibles, wine, and more. Prices range from $200 to over $100 million. Christie's also has a long and successful history conducting private sales for its clients in all categories, with emphasis on Post-War & Contemporary, Impressionist & Modern, Old Masters and Jewellery.

Alongside regular sales online, Christie’s has a global presence in 46 countries, with 10 salerooms around the world including in London, New York, Paris, Geneva, Milan, Amsterdam, Dubai, Zürich, Hong Kong, and Shanghai.

*Please note when quoting estimates above that other fees will apply in addition to the hammer price - see Section D of the Conditions of Sale at the back of the sale catalogue.

*Estimates do not include buyer’s premium. Sales totals are hammer price plus buyer’s premium and are reported net of applicable fees.