In the upcoming Contemporary Art Day Auction presented by Sotheby’s Auction, are pieces that explore modern art and abstraction. Categories in the auction include oil on canvas, mixed media, photographs, sculptures, and more.
A leading lot in this auction was sculpted by Ai Weiwei, a Chinese artist Representing Ai in this auction is a series of sculptures entitled “The Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads”. The series recreates the twelve traditional Chinese zodiac sculptures that once adorned the Yuanming Yuan fountain clock, an architectural centerpiece of Beijing.
One of Marlene Dumas’s oil on canvas piece entitled “Blue Movie” will also be included in this sale. Her work explores themes of sexuality, love, and shame. To view the full catalog and register to bid, visit Sotheby’s Auction.
Lot Categories:Arcylic on canvas (51), Mixed media (28), Oil on canvas (59), Works on paper (44), Photograph (8), Sculptures (31)
# of Lots:313
Interesting lots include:
|Item Image||Item Name||Estimate|
|Ai Weiwei CIRCLE OF ANIMALS/ZODIAC HEADS||
|Morris Louis NUMBER 38||
|Wayne Thiebaud RIPLEY STREET RIDGE||
|Albert Oehlen TREPPE||
|Marlene Dumas BLUE MOVIE||
- Fine Art
- Mixed Media
- Sculptures & Carvings
- Works on Paper
- Ai Weiwei
- Albert Oehlen
- Joan Mitchell
- Marlene Dumas
- Morris Louis
- Ruth Asawa
- Sam Gilliam
- Wayne Thiebaud
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