20th 21st Century New York – Spring 2023

  • Event date 11–18 May
  • Event location New York

This May, Christie's 20/21 Century sales in New York brings together works from the greatest artists of Impressionist and Modern Art and Post-War and Contemporary Art. A Century of Art: The Gerald Fineberg Collection presents a rich and nuanced collection of 20th-century masterpieces in a standalone two-part auction. Historic collections also return this season as Visionary: The Collection of Paul G. Allen takes an in-depth look at art rooted in nature while Masterpieces from the S.I. Newhouse Collection offers 16 groundbreaking works from the media magnate’s 20th-century trove. Depth of Field: The Alan & Dorothy Press Collection and Enduring Threads: The Collection of Jacques and Emy Cohenca round out an exceptional sale series.

Learn more about the stories behind the top works and collections, and join us to view highlights in person during our global tour ending with a full exhibition at Rockefeller Center in New York beginning 29 April.

Featured collection

The Gerald Fineberg Collection

Fineberg Collection

This May, Christie’s New York is honored to present A Century of Art: The Gerald Fineberg Collection a rich and nuanced collection of modern, post-war and contemporary art that will be presented as a standalone two-part auction during the 20/21 Century sales season in New York.


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Christie's New York

20th/21st Century Exhibition 

Christie’s New York
20 Rockefeller Plaza
New York, NY 10020

29 April–14 May

29 April, 10am–5pm
30 April, 1pm–5pm
1–6 May, 10am–5pm
7 May, 1pm–5pm
8–12 May, 10am–5pm
13 May, 9am–5pm
14 May, 10am–5pm

A Century of Art: The Gerald Fineberg Collection Exhibition
13 –18 May

13 May, 12pm–5pm
14–17 May, 10am–5pm
18 May, 10am–12pm


Celebrating Picasso’s artistic legacy

8 April 2023 marks the 50th anniversary of Pablo Picasso’s death. Christie’s will commemorate the artist and his legacy throughout the year, with a series of auctions, exhibitions, educational initiatives, and more.

Picasso 50-year legacy

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Image credits:

© Estate of Jean-Michel Basquiat. Licensed by Artestar, New York.
© Gerhard Richter 2023 (0076)
© 2023 The Willem de Kooning Foundation / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
© 2023 Estate of Pablo Picasso / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.
© Ed Ruscha
© Simone Leigh, Courtesy Matthew Marks Gallery.