11 May 2011, New York
11 May 2011
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Angela M.H. Schuster examines the work of the multi-faceted founder of Spatialism and the man who created the endless void
Elena Crippa, curator of All Too Human: Bacon, Freud and a Century of Painting Life at Tate Britain, on ‘the incredible continuity in British figurative painting’
Dina Zhang, Regional Senior Specialist, explains how Hong Kong’s fusion of East and West has inspired the curation of FIRST OPEN | Hong Kong on 29 March
Valérie Hess on the erotic — and semi-autobiographical — sculpture considered a masterpiece of the artist's late career
Bretty Gorvy, Chairman and International Head of Post-War & Contemporary Art looks back at the extraordinary results of our spring season, highlighted by seven new world auction records and exceptional prices for works by Andy Warhol, Mark Rothko, Urs Fisher, Alexander Calder, Cy Twombly, Richard Diebenkorn and Cindy Sherman amongst others.
Christie’s established a new world auction record for a portrait by Andy Warhol at the Post-War & Contemporary Art Evening Sale in New York on 11 May 2011. Self-Portrait, 1963-1964, which realized $38,442,500, was finally sold after a riveting and unprecedented 16-minute competition between bidders in the room and on the phone.