16 - 17 December 2010
This lot is offered without a reserve
Ben Shahn (American, 1898-1969)
Camels in Africa
signed 'Ben Shahn' (lower right)
watercolor and ink on paper
12 x 9 in. (30.5 x 22.9 cm.)
Executed in 1943.
with Kennedy Galleries Inc., New York.
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
This lot is offered without reserve.
THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR
Artists, patrons and critics have argued for centuries over the right way to frame a painting. Ultimately, it’s a matter of personal taste, says Andrew Graham-Dixon
A survey of the short but fierce career of a 20th-century icon — including an important work offered in London
On 25 June Christie’s offers one of the American artist’s large-scale works, a powerful satire of American ideas about race, sex, stereotypes and violence