The George Michael Collection sells for more than £11 million — including £9,264,000 in a memorable Evening Auction at Christie’s in London — with proceeds going to extend the singer’s extraordinary philanthropic legacy.
George Michael’s philanthropic legacy was extended in style on a memorable, 100 per cent sold evening at Christie’s
Music, art and George Michael — the special multi-media exhibition in London was a huge hit
Wherever you are in the world, explore over 150 works from the legendary recording artist’s private collection now on view in London
Kenny Goss, the singer’s former partner, photographer Mary McCartney and others discuss the singer’s connection with the art
From zero (the admission price for the public exhibition at Christie’s) all the way through to £1.5 million (the top estimate for a work in the collection) — and beyond
Stars of music, fashion and art remember the singer whose era-defining music and kindness touched so many people
Christie’s Billy Jobling explores The George Michael Collection, which offers a nuanced survey of the YBA generation and celebrates a time in which new life was breathed into London
As a number of Damien Hirst pieces come to market in The George Michael Collection, we look at the artist’s spectacular body of work
Andrew Graham-Dixon recalls his encounters with the YBAs, whose spirit and honesty appealed to George Michael
Over 170 works to be offered across a live auction and online sale, with proceeds used to continue the singer’s philanthropic work
About the lot
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The George Michael Collection
Works from the Evening Auction will be on view from 9–14 March and select works from the Online Auction will be on view from 9–15 March.
8 King Street
London SW1Y 6QQT
9 March, 2pm - 8pm
10 March, 12pm - 8pm
11 March, 9am - 4:30pm
12 March, 9am - 4:30pm
13 March, 9am - 8pm
14 March, 9am - 3pm
15 March, 9am - 12pm
The George Michael Collection Open Brunch
Join us for an open brunch in our King Street galleries to celebrate the landmark auction of The George Michael Collection. A one-off event by the Christie’s Lates team, preview the collection in full and enjoy specialist talks, a pop-up George Michael shop, film screenings and more.