Contemporary New York

Online, 9–17 July

From the bold, colourful prints and multiples of Contemporary Edition to the vibrant mix of post-war and contemporary art of First Open | Online, this season’s sales feature a selection of art perfect for summer. Big names like Frank Stella, Ed Ruscha and Andy Warhol are offered alongside cutting-edge talent such as Jonas Wood, Genieve Figgis and Nina Chanel Abney. With estimates starting below $1,000, the sales illustrate a wide range of possibilities for a new, or seasoned, collector.

The works will be on view in our Rockefeller Plaza galleries from 11–16 July. In the meantime, please browse the sales online and explore our related features.


Highlights

  • Frank Stella (B. 1936)

    Pergusa Three, State I, from Circuits, 1983
    Signed and dated in pencil, annotated ‘State I’
    woodcut and relief in colors, on TGL handmade and hand-colored paper
    67 x 51 ½ in. (1702 x 1308 mm.)
    Estimate
    $60,000–80,000
    Related sale
    Contemporary Edition, Online, 9–16 July 2019

  • Nina Chanel Abney (B. 1982)

    Two Years and Counting, 2018
    Signed and dated in pencil
    relief print in colors, on Hahnemühle paper
    65 ¾ x 39 ¼ in. (1670 x 997 mm.)
    Estimate
    $20,000–30,000
    Related sale
    Contemporary Edition, Online, 9–16 July 2019

  • Andy Warhol (1928–1987)

    Fiesta Pig, 1979
    Signed, dedicated ‘To lydia love Andy Warhol’ and annotated ‘HC’ in pencil on the reverse
    screenprint in colors, on Arches 88 paper
    21 ⅝ x 30 ⅜ in. (549 x 772 mm.)
    Estimate
    $8,000–12,000
    Related sale
    Contemporary Edition, Online, 9–16 July 2019

  • Jonas Wood (B. 1977)

    Matisse Pot 1, 2017
    Signed and dated in pencil
    screenprint in colors, on Rising Museum Board
    27 ½ x 28 in. (699 x 711 mm.)
    Estimate
    $18,000–25,000
    Related sale
    Contemporary Edition, Online, 9–16 July 2019

  • Ed Ruscha (B. 1937)

    The End #8, 1993
    Signed and dated ‘Ed Ruscha '93’ (lower right);
    titled ‘”THE END #8”’ (on the reverse)
    acrylic on paper
    image: 18 ¼ x 25 ¾ in. (46.4 x 65.4 cm.)
    sheet: 24 x 29 ¾ in. (61 x 75.6 cm.)
    Estimate
    $150,000–200,000
    Related sale
    First Open | Online, Online, 9–17 July 2019

  • Sam Francis (1923–1994)

    Untitled, 1974
    Signed 'Sam Francis' (on the reverse)
    acrylic and watercolor on rice paper
    36 ⅛ x 72 in. (91.8 x 182.9 cm.)
    Estimate
    $80,000–120,000
    Related sale
    First Open | Online, Online, 9–17 July 2019

  • Alexander Calder (1898–1976)

    Untitled, 1973
    Signed with the artist's monogram and dated ‘CA 73’ (lower right)
    gouache on paper
    43 x 11 ¾ in. (109.2 x 29.8 cm.)
    Estimate
    $25,000–35,000
    Related sale
    First Open | Online, Online, 9–17 July 2019

  • Andy Warhol (1928–1987)

    Hammer & Sickle, 1976
    Signed ‘Andy Warhol’ (lower right)
    watercolor and graphite on paper
    28 x 41 in. (71.1 x 104.1 cm.)
    Estimate
    $50,000–70,000
    Related sale
    First Open | Online, Online, 9–17 July 2019


Sale information

Contemporary Edition

  • Auction

    9—16 July, Online

  • Viewing

    11 July, 10am – 5pm
    12 July, 10am – 5pm
    13 July, 10am – 5pm
    14 July, 1pm – 5pm
    15 July, 10am – 5pm
    16 July, 10am – 5pm

    20 Rockefeller Plaza
    New York, NY 10020

  • Contact

    Lindsay Griffith
    lgriffith@christies.com
    +1 212 636 2290

First Open | Online

  • Auction

    9—17 July, Online

  • Viewing

    11 July, 10am – 5pm
    12 July, 10am – 5pm
    13 July, 10am – 5pm
    14 July, 1pm – 5pm
    15 July, 10am – 5pm
    16 July, 10am – 5pm
    17 July, 10am – 5pm

    20 Rockefeller Plaza
    New York, NY 10020

  • Contact

    Noah Davis
    ndavis@christies.com
    +1 212 468 7173


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