20th Century: Hong Kong to New York achieves USD $119.3 Million/ HKD $920.4 Million
On 2 December, Christie’s 20th Century: Hong Kong to New York auction opened Christie’s 20th Century Marquee Week in New York, and continued upon what has been a very successful Autumn Auction Series in Hong Kong. Connecting two great art world hubs, the innovative two-city sale achieved USD $119,273,225/ HKD $920,350,057/ £89,276,366 / €98,828,937, selling 90% by lot and 97% by value.
360 view | 20th Century
Take our virtual tour to view artworks by leading masters of the 20th century to contemporary giants of today, or join us in Hong Kong and New York to view the artworks in person. Viewings are by appointment only.
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For your enhanced viewing this season, we invite you to explore artworks from the sales in augmented reality. From the palm of your hand, you can envision works by Picasso, Nara, Warhol, Renoir and Mitchell in the context of your own home. The cutting-edge technology provides an immersive visual experience and a hyper-real view of every brushstroke and intimate detail of masterpieces offered in our sale.
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About the lot
Property of an American Collector
Property from an East Coast Estate
Property from an Important German Collection
The Collection of Dr. Marvin and Mrs. Natalie Gliedman
Property from the Hermann and Else Schnabel Collection
Property of an East Coast Collector
The Collection of Barbara Allen de Kwiatkowski
Property from a Distinguished East Coast Collection
Virtually preview a selection of highlights in advance of our upcoming auctions
The Foundation Mireille and James Lévy
Modern and Contemporary Art Afternoon Session
Modern and Contemporary Art Evening Sale
The Ford Collection
Modern and Contemporary Art Day Sale
First Open Online
Post-War Contemporary Art Day Sale
Impressionist and Modern Art Day Sale
Auction records set for Sanyu, Dana Schutz, Georges Mathieu and other great artists as Christie’s continues to reimagine the auction concept
‘A snapshot of the 20th century, encompassing all the great movements of the time’
As her triptych, Surprise Ending, is offered to benefit the charity Hopeland, the artist explains how her work engages with a digitally overloaded world
In the words of her friend, Interview magazine’s Bob Colacello, Barbara de Kwiatkowski was the 1970s It Girl —‘the embodiment of a decade’
An introduction to the multidisciplinary Japanese-American sculptor-designer, illustrated with some of the 11 works coming to Christie’s in December
According to specialist Stephen Jones, Natalie and Dr Marvin Gliedman collected ‘for the sheer love of it’ — including works by Noguchi, Calder and Diebenkorn
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Online | November – December 2020
From intricate Graff tiaras to 19th-century Louis Vuitton trunks, Christie’s is the global destination for luxury this season. View magnificence in person across our salerooms in Geneva, Hong Kong, New York and London, or browse the sales online. We look forward to welcoming you to Luxury Week.