Christie’s threw a party on the plaza of the Seagram Building Saturday night, next to the giant yellow Urs Fischer teddy bear it is auctioning on Wednesday, with an estimate of $10 million.
A trademark self-portrait by Jean- Michel Basquiat is estimated to sell for a record $20 million when it appears at auction this month.
Andy Warhol’s 1966 canvas of leather-clad Marlon Brando on a motorcycle is expected to bring about $20 million at Christie’s in New York in November.
Andy Warhol’s 1962 “Statue of Liberty” could fetch more than $35 million when it’s auctioned on Nov. 14 at Christie’s in New York.
A 1905 Maurice de Vlaminck landscape owned by hedge-fund manager Steve Cohen could sell for as much as $25 million at Christie’s International this week, more than double the artist’s $10.8 million auction record.
Records were smashed for Jean-Michel Basquiat, Jackson Pollock, Roy Lichtenstein and auctions themselves as Christie’s sold $495 million of contemporary art last night in New York.
"It's got scale and bravado."
- Brett Gorvy on Oct 07, 2014