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Event Date24 May 2021 | Live auction 16897
This season, Christie’s 20th/21st Century Art Evening Sale is proud to present seminal works by leading masters of the modern era as well as contemporary luminaries and emerging artists from around the world. The sale preview will be held from 21-24 May at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center.
This evening sale is led by an important 1982 masterpiece, Jean-Michel Basquiat’s Untitled (One Eyed Man or Xerox Face), which was featured at the artist’s retrospective in Guggenheim Museum Bilbao. Other special highlights include Potted Chrysanthemums by Sanyu, the largest floral painting by the artist to feature pink blossoms set against vibrant blue branches, and Pablo Picasso’s Nu couche a la libellule, a monumental masterpiece depicting his last muse Jacqueline Roque. The sale will also feature prominent works by international artists such as Zao Wou-Ki, Chu Teh-Chun, Banksy, Avery Singer, Adrian Ghenie, Yoshitomo Nara and Matthew Wong.
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