14 October 2011, London
14 October 2011
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On the first anniversary of his death, Michael Watts looks back at a long and extraordinary life
Angela M.H. Schuster examines the work of the multifaceted founder of Spatialism and the man who created the endless void
Why was the art of the ancient Mezcala civilisation so fascinating to the Nobel Prize-winning scientist Ilya Prigogine?
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
Shining with a mesmerising and brilliant light, Kerze is an icon of Gerhard Richter's painterly practice. Francis Outred, Christie's International Director of Post-War & Contemporary Art, discusses this work, one of the finest examples from the artist's renowned series of candle paintings.
With its human height and massive wingspan of more than five metres, Angel of the North, executed in 1996, is the iconic figurehead of Antony Gormley's internationally acclaimed oeuvre. Dina Amin, Christie's Director of Post-War & Contemporary Art in London, discusses this work which prefigures the colossal Gateshead project that Gormley completed in 1998.