Last chance to see The George Michael Collection at Christie’s

After touring to New York, Los Angeles, Hong Kong and Shanghai, the singer’s art collection is attracting thousands of visitors to our London HQ ahead of its sale on 14 March

It’s your last chance to enjoy the exhibition of The George Michael Collection  at Christie’s historic King Street HQ, which showcases the art the singer collected and lived with, as well as special installations that celebrate his remarkable life and career.

Flags showing the star during the period he released the multi-platinum album Faith flutter on all four corners of Christie’s King Street headquarters

Flags showing the star during the period he released the multi-platinum album Faith flutter on all four corners of Christie’s King Street headquarters

Thousands of art collectors and George Michael fans have travelled from across the world to see the exhibition, which opened on Saturday and is free to the public. The show is open until 8pm on Wednesday 13 March, until 3pm on Thursday 14 March (the day of the auction), and then opens for a final time on the morning of Friday 15 March.

Admission to the exhibition is free and the opening hours are 9am-4.30pm on Tuesday 12 March; 9am-8pm on Wednesday 13 March, 9am-3pm on Thursday 14 March, and 9am-12 noon on Friday 15 March

Admission to the exhibition is free and the opening hours are 9am-4.30pm on Tuesday 12 March; 9am-8pm on Wednesday 13 March, 9am-3pm on Thursday 14 March, and 9am-12 noon on Friday 15 March

Close friends of George Michael Martin Kemp, the actor and Spandau Ballet bassist, and Andrew Ridgeley, one half of Wham!, visit the exhibition

Close friends of George Michael: Martin Kemp, the actor and Spandau Ballet bassist, and Andrew Ridgeley, one half of Wham!, visit the exhibition

Lyrics and artwork from George Michael’s album Listen Without Prejudice Vol. 1 are projected onto the main staircase at King Street

Lyrics and artwork from George Michael’s album Listen Without Prejudice Vol. 1 are projected onto the main staircase at King Street

Many of the neon works in the collection are displayed in the St James’s Galleries, which are to the left of the main lobby at King Street

Many of the neon works in the collection are displayed in the St James’s Galleries, which are to the left of the main lobby at King Street

Alongside his stunning collection of 20th and 21st-century British art, visitors can enjoy George Michael’s music, which is played throughout the building; his voice, delivered in sound installations of insightful quotes in certain galleries; and artefacts from his career, including the speaker chair from the iconic Fastlove  video and stage costumes from the Freeek! video. 


On display are original bespoke costumes from George Michael’s Freeek! video

On display are original bespoke costumes from George Michael’s Freeek! video

Proceeds from the auction will continue the star’s extraordinary philanthropic legacy. We look forward to welcoming you to King Street and in the meantime, offer this taster of what’s in store. 

Jim Lambie’s work features prominently in the collection, including Get Yr Freak On, the floor installation Zobop Fluoro and (i) Sonic Reducer 3

Jim Lambie’s work features prominently in the collection, including Get Yr Freak On, the floor installation Zobop Fluoro and (i) Sonic Reducer 3

The Great Room at Christie’s, where the auction will take place on Thursday night

The Great Room at Christie’s, where the auction will take place on Thursday night

A visitor admires Harland Miller’s Incurable Romantic Seeks Dirty Filthy Whore, executed in 2007, the same year it was acquired by George Michael

A visitor admires Harland Miller’s Incurable Romantic Seeks Dirty Filthy Whore, executed in 2007, the same year it was acquired by George Michael

Watch our Facebook Live stream in which Nick Grimshaw looks through highlights from The George Michael Collection

Crowds explore the King Street galleries, this one containing  Green Slate Spiral  by Richard Long

Crowds explore the King Street galleries, this one containing Green Slate Spiral  by Richard Long

Read more about The George Michael Collection — from the art he collected to exhibition opening times
The George Michael Collection souvenir tote bag — get one while stocks last!

The George Michael Collection souvenir tote bag — get one while stocks last!

The collector’s edition catalogues feature all the works in the auction and special chapters on George Michael’s life and career. You can order your copies on Christies.com

The collector’s edition catalogues feature all the works in the auction and special chapters on George Michael’s life and career. You can order your copies on Christies.com

Order the limited-edition catalogues for The George Michael Collection

Comedian, author and charity fundraiser David Walliams photographed in front of a Shadow Blind by Gilbert & George

Comedian, author and charity fundraiser David Walliams photographed in front of a Shadow Blind by Gilbert & George

A photographic souvenir for one of the many George Michael fans who have come to see his art collection

A photographic souvenir for one of the many George Michael fans who have come to see his art collection

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Michael Craig-Martin’s Commissioned Portrait Untitled (George), a wall-mounted LCD monitorcomputer with integrated software, has been one of the exhibition’s star attractions

Michael Craig-Martin’s Commissioned Portrait Untitled (George), a wall-mounted LCD monitor/computer with integrated software, has been one of the exhibition’s star attractions