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    20th/21st Century live streamed sales at Christie’s

    Wednesday, June 23rd, 2021
    Keith Haring, Untitled (1984) (£3,900,000-4,500,000) CHRISTIE’S IMAGES LTD. 2021. UPDATE: THIS MADE £4,702,500

    Keith Haring’s Untitled (1984), a painting seen to have anticipated the digital era as one of the first depictions of a home computer, will be offered at Christie’s in London with the option to pay the final purchase price, including buyer’s premium, in cryptocurrency. It comes up as part of the 20th/21st century London to Paris evening sale series on June 30. Now online for browsing, the sale is anchored around the cities of London and Paris. The livestreamed auction will incorporate the salerooms in Hong Kong and New York. There are iconic artworks by artists who defined various diverse and influential movements including Picasso, Basquiat, Haring, Banksy, Kirchner, Kandinsky, Richter, Giacometti, Noguchi, Lynn Chadwick, Magritte, Elizabeth Peyton, Yayoi Kusama, Bridget Riley, Dubuffet, Soulages, de Stael, Lucio Fontana and Piero Manzoni.

    Christie’s London to Paris live streamed evening sale series will be largely conducted by three leading female auctioneers: Camille de Foresta, Cécile Verdier and in her evening sale debut, Veronica Scarpati.

    Yayoi Kusama, Pumpkin (2009) (£1,200,000-1,800,000),CHRISTIE’S IMAGES LTD. 2021. UPDATE: This sold for £2,662,500

    WARHOL AND HARING AT GORMLEY’S DUBLIN SHOW

    Monday, May 10th, 2021

    An exhibition of 20 works by Andy Warhol and Keith Haring will run at Gormleys in Dublin from May 22 to June 13. Key works include Warhol’s monochrome Mickey Mouse (FS II.265) from his 1981 Myths portfolio and his 1987 Moonwalk, which depicts Neil Armstrong’s photograph of Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin Jr walking on the moon in 1969. The show will include Haring’s Medusa Head, one of the largest works he ever completed, measuring a huge 250 cm x 140 cm. and a series of his most iconic and sought after Pop Shop works

    “Warhol and Haring had a unique friendship, with Warhol acting as a mentor to Haring,” said James Gormley. “This is a rare opportunity to see both artists work showcased together, and we have never had a substantial Haring exhibition in Ireland before.”

    Keith Haring, Medusa Head, 1986 12/24

    ANYA HINDMARCH CURATES AT SOTHEBY’S IN LONDON

    Tuesday, August 30th, 2016

    Fashion accessories designer Anya Hindmarch will guest curate an exhibition and auction of Contemporary Art at Sotheby’s in London next month. The exhibition will run from September 16-19 to coincide with London Fashion Week, with the auction on September 20.   A passionate advocate of British design and arts, Anya is a trustee of both the Royal Academy of Arts and the Design Museum. Anya’s passion for the arts runs through all that she does, from outstanding craftsmanship to witty and creative interpretations of Pop Art. Handpicking the works that inspire her as both a designer and art-collector, she presents a range of artworks by leading contemporary artists including Keith Haring, Andreas Gursky, Tracy Emin and Yayoi Kusama. Here is a small selection:  UPDATE: DRIVEN BY AN INFLUX OF FIRST TIME COLLECTORS THE SALE MADE £1.8 MILLION

    Keith Haring - Untitled 1982 (£200,000-300,000)

    Keith Haring – Untitled 1982 (£200,000-300,000)  UPDATE:  THIS SOLD FOR £413,000

    Wolfgang Tillmanns - Lighter Blue Concave III 2010 (£18,000-25,000)

    Wolfgang Tillmanns – Lighter Blue Concave III 2010 (£18,000-25,000)  UPDATE: THIS SOLD FOR £32,500

    Anish Kapoor - Untitled 2001 (£10,000-15,000)

    Anish Kapoor – Untitled 2001 (£10,000-15,000)  UPDATE: THIS SOLD FOR £16,250

    Anya Hindmarch

    Anya Hindmarch