Christie’s Summer in Aspen

Join us as our highlights tour heads Out West

Aspen | 3 July - 8 August 2021



Christie’s pop-up series “Summer in Aspen” continues the company’s long-standing tradition of summer programming and exhibitions, with a dedicated gallery space in downtown Aspen occupying Christie’s International Real Estate Aspen, located at 520 E Durant Ave., we will be open from 11am - 5pm Monday to Saturday from 3 July through 8 August.

Throughout the month, Christie’s has organized a series of rotating thematic exhibitions leading with 20/21st century art, specially curated private sales property, luxury objects available for immediate sale, and a preview of Fall 2021 auction highlights showcasing a rich array of fine art and objects. Taking place alongside exhibitions are a series of client events and educational programming focused on topical issues in the art world.



20th/21st Century Fall auction preview

On view | Until 8 August

Our series of exhibitions closes with a first-look at highlights included Christie’s 20/21 Century Art marquee sales. Spanning the most iconic names of 20th and 21st century art, the preview exhibition will include works from renowned private collections showcased for the first time at Christie’s Aspen.



Auction highlights

  • Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960–1988)

    Réne Ricard
    signed, titled and dated 'RENE RICARD Jean Michel /84' (on the reverse)
    oilstick, colored pencil and charcoal on paper
    30 x 22 ½ in. (76.2 x 57.2 cm.)
    Executed in 1984.
    Estimate
    $800,000-1,200,000
    Property
    Always In Style: Property from the Collection of Herbert Kasper

    Related sale
    Post-War & Contemporary Art Day Sale, New York, November 2021

  • Edgar Degas (1834–1917)

    Chanteuse de café concert
    signed 'Degas' (lower left)
    pastel over monotype on joined paper laid down on board
    6 ¾ x 6 ⅜ in. (17 x 16.2 cm.)
    Executed in 1879.
    Estimate
    $1,500,000-2,500,000
    Property
    The Property of an Important Collector

    Related sale
    20th Century Evening Sale, New York, November 2021

  • Ed Ruscha (b. 1937)

    Clock
    signed and dated 'E. Ruscha 1968' (lower left)
    gunpowder on paper
    14 ½ x 22 ⅞ in. (36.2 x 58.1 cm)
    Executed in 1968.
    Estimate
    $250,000-350,000
    Property
    Always In Style: Property from the Collection of Herbert Kasper

    Related sale
    Post-War & Contemporary Art Day Sale, New York, November 2021

  • Joan Mitchell (1925–1992)

    Little Rain
    signed 'Joan Mitchell' (lower right)
    diptych—oil on canvas
    13 x 18 ⅞ in. (33 x 47.9 cm.)
    Painted in 1989.
    Estimate
    $300,000-500,000
    Property
    Property from a Private New York Collection

    Related sale
    Post-War To Present, New York, October 2021

  • Juan Gris (1887–1927)

    Le moulin à café
    gouache, black Conté crayon and pencil on card
    Sheet size: 18 ¼ x 11 ⅞ in. (46.4 x 30.1 cm.)
    Image size: 10 ¾ x 8 ½ in. (27.2 x 21.6 cm.)
    Executed in 1916.
    Estimate
    $300,000–500,000
    Property
    Always In Style: Property from the Collection of Herbert Kasper

    Related sale
    20th Century Evening Sale, New York, November 2021

  • Pablo Picasso (1881–1973)

    Verre et bouteille sur une table
    collage, sawdust and pencil on board
    26 3/8 x 20 5/8 in. (67 x 52.3 cm.)
    Executed in Paris in 1913.
    Estimate
    $900,000-1,200,000
    Property
    Always In Style: Property from the Collection of Herbert Kasper

    Related sale
    20th Century Evening Sale, New York, November 2021



Recent exhibitions


  • 17-28 July

    Out West

    Paying homage to Aspen and the surrounding region, Out West will feature artworks by artists who worked in, were inspired by, and depicted the American West.




  • 16–24 July

    Handbags & Accessories Private Sales

    We invite you to join us to browse a selection of Handbags available for immediate purchase, and to meet our New York-based Specialists to discuss collecting and our upcoming auctions.




  • 3-15 July

    Basquiat to Banksy: Off the Wall Aspen

    Following the success of Basquiat to Banksy: Off the Wall London, Christie’s is pleased to present a second iteration of the selling exhibition in Aspen.



Join us in Aspen



Location
Christie’s International Real Estate Aspen
520 E. Durant Ave., Ste. 205
Aspen, CO 81611

Viewing
Free admission
3 July - 8 August 2021
Monday to Saturday, 11am-5pm

Contact
Aspen2021@christies.com

Champagne
Join us for a sip of Perrier Jouet at 4pm daily

Aspen Art Museum
Join Nicola Lees, the Nancy and Bob Magoon Director, at the Aspen Art Museum for a private walkthrough of current exhibitions with special guest Claire Marmion on 14 July from 2-3pm MT

Richard Prince (b. 1949), Untitled (Cowboy), 1988. Christie’s Private Sales
© Richard Prince