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    BARNETT NEWMAN TO LEAD CHRISTIE’S GLOBAL SALE

    Thursday, June 18th, 2020

    Barnett Newman’s  Onement V, 1948 will lead ONE: a Global Sale of the 20th Century at Christies on July 10.  Painted in an ink blue palette, dramatically interrupted by a solitary ‘zip’ of aquamarine, Onement V is estimated at $30-40 million. Created just four years after his breakthrough painting, Onement I (1948), it represents one of only two paintings from this early, landmark series to remain in a private collection. The other four are currently housed in major American museum collections including: The Museum of Modern Art, New York, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford and the Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin.

    UPDATE: THIS SOLD FOR $30,920,000

    THE COLLECTION OF EILEEN AND I.M. PEI AT CHRISTIE’S

    Tuesday, August 27th, 2019

    Seminal works by Barnett Newman, Jean Dubuffet, and Zao Wou-Ki are included in the Collection of Eileen and I.M. Pei which will come up at Christie’s this autumn. All were friends of the celebrated international architect and his wife. Their collection, acumulated over the course of their 72 year marriage, features an exceptional selecton of paintings, drawings, works on paper and sculpture. Additional works by Franz Kline,Zhang Daqian, Qi Baishi, Willem de Kooning, Henry Moore, Jacques Lipchitz, Xu Shiqi and Isamu Noguchi highlight the diversity of the couple’s aesthetic interests and influences. The full collection of 59 works is expected to exceed $25 million. It will be offered through sales at Christie’s in New York, Hong Kong and Paris.

    Eileen and I.M. Pei, Hong Kong, 1988 | Courtesy Eileen and I.M. Pei Family Archive