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Event Date29 September 10:00 AM EDT | Live auction 20983

Post-War to Present

Post-War to Present

Sale Overview

Christie’s is proud to present the Post-War to Present auction on 29 September, offering a retrospective of top-quality works from today’s leading artistic voices and celebrated figures of the Post-War period.  Bridging the creations of Alice Neel, Romare Bearden, Josef Albers and Stanley Whitney, this season is rich with exemplars by genre-shaping artists who have redefined representation and the relationship between form and color. With seminal works by Sam Gilliam, Helen Frankenthaler and Julie Mehretu, the Post-War to Present sale captures expressive high points throughout the lineage of Post-War and Contemporary Art, extending ample opportunities for every type of collector. 

As part of the Post-War to Present auction, Christie’s New York is honoured to present FLOURISH: Art for the Future — Supporting a Cure for STXBP1 Disorders on 29 September in partnership with Bridget Finn of Reyes | Finn. 

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Auction times
29 Sep 10:00 AM (EDT) Lots 101-203
29 Sep 02:00 PM (EDT) Lots 301-441

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Julian Ehrlich

Julian Ehrlich

Specialist, Head of Sale, Post-War to Present | Post-War & Contemporary Art

Julian Ehrlich is a Specialist and the Head of the Post-War to Present Sale at Christie’s. With an interest in emerging and underrecognized artists, Julian is responsible for maintaining the momentum of Christie’s mid-season sale platform. Prior to joining Christie’s, Julian worked at another international auction house where he focused on Post-War and Contemporary sales, playing an instrumental role in achieving record prices for artists such as Ed Clark and Lynda Benglis. A native New Yorker, Julian earned his B.A. in Art History and Computer Science from Bowdoin College.

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