This week auction houses are showing off their top lots for the coming Contemporary and Impressionist and Modern sales, so it is worth popping into their public views this week to catch a glimpse of great works before they vanish into private collections.
Andy Warhol, 'Big Campbell's Soup Can with Can Opener (Vegetable)', 1962. Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sale
Christie’s, New York
Signed and dated "Andy Warhol/62" top stretcher right, and "Andy Warhol 62" top left canvas, verso
casein and pencil on linen
72 x 52 inches (182.9 x 132.1 cm.)
Estimate on Request Christie’s highlights include Warhol’s ‘Big Campbell’s Soup Can with Can Opener (Vegetable); Roy Lichtenstein’s ‘Ohhh Alright…’ and Damien Hirst’s ‘I am become death, shatterer of worlds’, the largest sized butterfly painting made by the artist.
Royal Academicians including Tracey Emin and David Hockney are donating work to a charity auction to benefit a new campus for the Royal College of Art.
Highlights from the November Auctions in New York
Post-War & Contemporary Art Evening Auction
The Italian Sale
Post-War & Contemporary Art Day Auction
Exhibition 10 - 14 October
Viewing times here
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