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Join Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening sale works include Jean-Michel Basquiat, Andy Warhol and Lynette Yiadom-Boakye

Contemporary Art Evening Auction
29 June 2020 • 7:00 PM EDT • New York

Led by Francis Bacon’s majestic Triptych Inspired by the Oresteia of Aeschylus from 1981, Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Sale in June is comprised of works by many of the most celebrated Post-War and Contemporary artists. Anchored by a spectacular group of abstract masterpieces from the Collection of Harry W. and Mary Margaret Anderson, including exceptional paintings by Clyfford Still, Richard Diebenkorn and Mark Rothko, the June sale also boasts a definitive Roy Lichtenstein Brushstroke painting from 1965 and a superlative Jean-Michel Basquiat ‘Head’ from 1982. Register to bid here

Lynette Yiadom-Boakye b. 1977
CLOISTER
signed, titled and dated 2016 on the reverse
oil on canvas
79 by 51 in. 200.7 by 129.5 cm.


JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT
1960 – 1988
UNTITLED (HEAD)
oilstick, ink and acrylic on paper
29 ¾ by 22 in. 75.6 by 55.9 cm.
Executed in 1982.
ANDY WARHOL
1928 – 1987
CROSS
signed and dated 82 on the overlap; stamped by The Andy Warhol Art Authentication Board and numbered A106.113 on the overlap
acrylic and silkscreen ink on canvas
90 by 70 in. 228.6 by 177.8 cm.
THE COLLECTION OF SIDNEY & BERNICE CLYMAN
FANG-BETSI ARTIST | HEAD OF AN ANCESTOR

ALL IMAGES COURTESY OF SOTHEBY’S COPYRIGHT BELONGS TO THE ARTIST/ARTISTS ESTATE.

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