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    An auction of 100 artworks by 100 contemporary artists selected by the Saatchi Gallery is to be held by Christie’s in London and New York in March.  The sale is in support of the Saatchi Gallery’s free entry and education programme. From the collection of Charles Saatchi, these works reflect the Gallery’s commitment to provide an innovative forum for contemporary art. The sale features art from America and the UK as well as Europe, Canada, Costa Rica and South Korea and includes names from across the globe like  Julia Dault, Anthea Hamilton, Laure Prouvost and Jon Rafman.  A total of 50 works come up at Christie’s, South Kensington on March 10 and 50 more will come up in New York on March 22.

    Highlights from the London sale will include Light Perpetual by Conrad Shawcross and a series of 30 portraits by Annie Kevans depicting the faces of dictators as children. The New York selection includes Henry Taylor’s “The young, the brave, Bobby Hutton” RIP Oakland, California capturing the tension and pride in the post of a 17 year old killed by police and Dana Schutz’s portrait of an albino woman. Estimates range from £1,000-35,000.

    Conrad Shawcross (B. 1977) Light Perpetual (£10,000-15,000) © Christie’s Images Limited 2017

    Federico Herrero (B. 1978) Amansalva ($15,000-20,000) © Christie’s Images Limited 2017

    Annie Kevans (B. 1972) Alfredo Stroessner, Paraguay © Christie’s Images Limited 2017 (£18,000-25,000)

    Dana Schutz (B. 1976)
    Albino ($12,000-18,000) © Christie’s Images Limited 2017

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