July Contemporary Art

Defining artists of today

July 2021 | New York

Explore Christie’s July Contemporary Sales, a summer series highlighting the most in-demand names in the post-war and contemporary art market. Contemporary Edition begins the week and features over 200 striking prints and multiples from leading figures such as David Hockney, Andy Warhol, Keith Haring, Kara Walker and Damien Hirst. First Open | Post-War and Contemporary Art includes a standout selection of unique paintings by Sam Gilliam, Andy Warhol polaroid photographs, color field paintings from the Collection of Arthur K. Solomon and Property from the Collection of Litsa D. Tsitsera. The second presentation of the groundbreaking online sale Trespassing continues the dynamic energy with icons such as as KAWS, Banksy and Invader juxtaposed with works by Jonas Wood, Allison Zuckerman and George Condo. A series of eight one-of-a-kind NFTs from the synthetic celebrities Janky and Guggimon, in collaboration with Gucci Ghost, OG Slick, Shantell Martin, Alex Pardee and more, will be offered in Superplastic: The Janky Heist.

Browse the diverse sales online or view in person at our flagship saleroom at Rockefeller Center from 15–21 July.



Highlights

  • KENNETH NOLAND (1924–2010)

    Vessel, 1980
    Estimate
    $60,000–80,000
    Related sale
    First Open | Post-War and Contemporary Art, Online, 9–21 July

  • YAYOI KUSAMA (B. 1929)

    Lemon Squash I
    Estimate
    $7,000–10,000
    Related sale
    Contemporary Edition, Online, 9–20 July

  • KAWS (B. 1974)

    WHAT PARTY (KCC3), 2019
    Estimate
    $100,000–150,000
    Related sale
    Trespassing, Online, 9–22 July

  • FUTURA 2000 (b. 1955)

    Untitled, 1991
    Estimate
    $60,000–80,000
    Related sale
    First Open | Post-War and Contemporary Art, Online, 9–21 July

  • ANDY WARHOL (1928–1987)

    Vesuvius
    Estimate
    $80,000–120,000
    Related sale
    Contemporary Edition, Online, 9–20 July



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