Christie’s To Offer Post-War and Contemporary Art in Upcoming SaleDec 01, 2020 10:00 EST - Dec 15, 2020 10:00 EST
A member of the Bay Area Figurative Movement, Joan Brown (1938 – 1991) was a painter who played a significant role in the local artistic community. Her painting style was characterized by the use of bold colors and symbolism with a personal touch. The upcoming Christie’s auction of post-war and contemporary art will feature Brown’s David with Statue of Mary Julia #2. The pastel, acrylic, and fabric collage on paper piece was executed in 1976. Mary Heilmann, another California-based artist who experimented with techniques, styles, and mediums, is represented in this event. Chrysanthemum Fan, a painting on shaped plywood, is among the featured lots. Heilmann completed it in 1988.
Another key highlight of the sale is Eddie Martinez’s BH Stack #14, which is an oil and enamel on canvas piece mounted on a panel. Based in New York, the artist is known for his use of bright color schemes and abstract forms. To view the complete catalog and register to bid online, visit Christie’s.
Lot Categories:Fine Art (208)
# of Lots:208
Price Range:$800 - $120,000
Interesting lots include:
|Item Image||Item Name||Estimate|
|Joan Brown (1938-1991) David with Statue of Mary Julia #2||
|Sam Francis (1923-1994) Hölderlin||
|Mary Heilmann (b. 1940) Chrysanthemum Fan||
|Yoshitomo Nara (b. 1959) Sleepless Night Sitting||
|Eddie Martinez (b. 1977) BH Stack #14||
- Drawings & Watercolors
- Fine Art
- Mixed Media
- Posters, Prints & Multiples
- Sculptures & Carvings
- Eddie Martinez
- Joan Brown
- Kenny Scharf
- Larry Poons
- Mary Heilmann
- Sam Francis
- Sam Gilliam
- Shara Hughes
- Yoshitomo Nara
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