Worldwide | 10 July 2020

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ONE sale totals $420,941,042 / £334,877,520 / €373,053,557 / HK$3,246,637,554

On 10 July Christie’s made auction history with ONE, a global live auction offering Impressionist and Modern, Post-War and Contemporary Art and Design. The first auction of its kind — relayed in sequence from Hong Kong, Paris, London and New York, setting auction records for Marden, Thiebaud, Condo and more. Using streaming technology, ONE took place in consecutive sessions in Hong Kong, Paris, London and New York, and realised $420,941,042 / £334,877,520 / €373,053,557 / HK$3,246,637,554, selling 94 per cent by lot and 97 per cent by value.

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Live global auction

ONE: A Global Sale of the
20th Century

Worldwide | 10 July | Starting at 9:15pm HKT

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360 view | ONE: A Global Sale of the 20th Century

Listen to specialist-led audio tours and explore our galleries in Hong Kong, Paris, London and New York to view artworks by leading masters of the 20th century to contemporary giants of today.

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From our walls to yours in Augmented Reality

For your enhanced viewing this season, we invite you to explore artworks from the ONE auction in augmented reality. From the palm of your hand, you can envision works by Ruscha, Zao Wou-Ki, Lichtenstein, Picasso 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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  • Brice Marden (b. 1938)

    diptych—oil on canvas
    overall: 72 x 96 in. (182.9 x 243.8 cm.)
    each canvas: 72 x 48 in. (182.9 x 121.9 cm.)
    Painted in 2004-2007

  • Joan Mitchell (1925-1992)

    La Grande Vallée VII
    diptych—oil on canvas
    overall: 102 ½ x 102 ½ in. (260 x 260 cm.)
    Painted in 1983
    Property of
    Property from an Important Private American Collection

  • Roy Lichtenstein (1923–1997)

    Nude with Joyous Painting
    signed and dated 'rf Lichtenstein '94' (on the reverse)
    oil and Magna on canvas
    70 x 53 in. (177.8 x 134.6 cm.)
    Painted in 1994
    Estimate on Request
    Property of
    Property from an Important Private American Collection

  • Barnett Newman

    Onement V, 1952
    oil on canvas
    60 x 38 in (152.4 x 96.5 cm)

  • Zao Wou-Ki (Zhao Wuji, 1920–2013)

    signed in Chinese, signed ‘ZAO’ (lower right); signed, titled, dated and inscribed ‘ZAO WOU-KI 21.10.63 200 x 180.’ (on the reverse)
    oil on canvas
    200 x 180 cm. (78 ¾ x 70 ⅞ in.)
    Painted in 1963
    Estimate on Request
    Property of
    Property from an Important Asian Private Collection

  • Pablo Picasso (1881–1973)

    Les femmes d'Alger (version 'F')
    signed 'Picasso' (lower left)
    dated and inscribed '17.1.55 K' (on the reverse)
    oil on canvas
    21 ¼ x 25 ½ in. (54 x 65 cm.)
    Painted in 1955
    Estimate on Request
    Property of
    Property from a Distinguished Private Collector

  • Jean Dubuffet (1901–1985)

    Pourlèche fiston
    oil on canvas
    45 x 57 ⅝ in. (114.3 x 146.5 cm.)
    Painted in 1963

  • René Magritte (1898-1967)

    L'Arc de Triomphe', 1962
    signed ‘Magritte’ (upper left); signed again and titled '"L’ARC DE TRIOMPHE”
    Magritte’ (on the reverse)
    oil on canvas
    51⅜ x 63¾ in. (130.6 x 162 cm.)

  • Pierre Soulages (b. 1919)

    Peinture 130 x 89 cm, 25 novembre 1950
    signed and dated 'Soulages 50' (lower right)
    oil on canvas 51 ½ x 35 in. (130 x 89 cm.)
    Painted in 1950

  • Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960–1988)

    signed with the artist's initials 'JMB' (lower right)
    oil pastel and wax crayon on paper
    30 ¼ x 22 ¼ in. (76.8 x 56.5 cm.)
    Executed in 1982

  • Frank Stella (b. 1936)

    alkyd on canvas
    85 x 85 in. (216.8 x 216.8 cm.)
    Painted in 1962
    Property of
    Property from the Morton G. Neumann Family Collection

  • Théo van Rysselberghe (1862–1926)

    Barques de pêche–Méditerranée
    signed with monogram and dated '1892' (lower right)
    oil on canvas in the artist’s painted liner
    25 ¼ x 33 in. (63 x 84 cm.) including painted liner
    Painted in 1892
    Property of
    Property of a Distinguished Private American Collection

  • Wayne Thiebaud (b. 1920)

    Four Pinball Machines
    signed and dated 'Thiebaud 1962' (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    68 x 72 in. (172.7 x 182.8 cm.)
    Painted in 1962

  • Ed Ruscha (b. 1937)

    oil and graphite on canvas
    71 ½ x 66 ¾ in. (181 x 169.5 cm.)
    Executed in 1962

  • Georg Baselitz (b. 1938)

    Gebeugter Trinker [Bent Drinker]
    signed with the artist's initials and dated 'G.B. 20. XII 82' (lower edge); signed again, titled and dated again 'gebeugter Trinker 20. XII. 82 G. Baselitz' (on the reverse)
    oil on canvas
    98 ½ x 78 ¾ in. (250.2 x 200 cm)
    Painted in 1982
    Property of
    Property from an Important Private Collection

Charity auction

From the Studio: A Charity Auction to Benefit amfAR Fund to Fight COVID-19

Christie’s and amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, partner to raise critical funds for COVID-19 research through a dedicated auction at Christie’s this July.

PART OF: Post-War & Contemporary Art Day Sale, 10 July


In Conversation: Specialists and Collectors on ONE and the Global Art Market

We invite you to join Christie’s 21st Century Art Team next week for two conversations on collecting. Both panels feature notable collectors in discussion with leading Christie’s specialists in the Post War & Contemporary Art field. Talking points will include how these collectors began their personal collections; an insider’s look into works on the market today with a focus on Christie’s groundbreaking ONE Sale upcoming on July 10; and how to best navigate art collecting in these changing times.

ONE Auction and Christie’s Education Webinars

Christie's Education is collaborating with Christie's on the upcoming ONE sale and offering a series of complimentary webinars. Join Marisa Kayyem, Christie’s Education Director, and Stephen Jones, Christie's Post-War and Contemporary Art, Senior Editor, for a thematic tour of Christie's ONE auction.

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