Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale

Christie's
11 May 2010, New York, Rockefeller Center

Date of the auction: 11.05.2010

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Roy Lichtenstein (1923-1997)

Roy Lichtenstein (1923-1997)
Untitled Composition
Roy Lichtenstein (1923-1997) Untitled Composition signed and dated 'rf Lichtenstein '78' (on the reverse) oil and magna on canvas 84 x 120 in. (213.4 x 305 cm.) Painted in 1978

Lot #: 32

Estimate: US$4,500,000 - US$6,500,000

Date: 11 May 2010

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Jasper Johns (b. 1930)

Jasper Johns (b. 1930)
Target with Four Faces
Jasper Johns (b. 1930) Target with Four Faces signed, dated and inscribed 'J. Johns MARCH-APRIL '79 STONY POINT' (lower right) ink on plastic 28¾ x 22¼ in. (73.1 x 56.5 cm.) Painted in 1979

Lot #: 33

Estimate: US$800,000 - US$1,200,000

Date: 11 May 2010

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Jan Schoonhoven (1914-1994)

Jan Schoonhoven (1914-1994)
R60-27
Jan Schoonhoven (1914-1994) R60-27 signed and titled 'Schoonhoven R60-27' (on the reverse) oil, papier mâché and board laid down on panel 28¾ x 19¼ x 1¾ in. (73 x 48.9 x 4.4 cm.) Executed in 1960

Lot #: 34

Estimate: US$300,000 - US$400,000

Date: 11 May 2010

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Yves Klein (1928-1962)

Yves Klein (1928-1962)
Anthropométrie "Le Buffle" (ANT 93)
Yves Klein (1928-1962) Anthropométrie "Le Buffle" (ANT 93) pigment and resin on paper laid down on canvas 70 x 110 3/8 in. (178 x 280.4 cm.) Executed in 1960-1961

Lot #: 35

Estimate: US$8,000,000 - US$12,000,000

Date: 11 May 2010

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Yayoi Kusama (b. 1929)

Yayoi Kusama (b. 1929)
No. G.A. White
Yayoi Kusama (b. 1929) No. G.A. White signed, titled and dated '1960 NO. G.A. WHITE YAYOI KUSAMA' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 50½ x 51½ in. (128.3 x 130.8 cm.) Painted in 1960

Lot #: 36

Estimate: US$1,000,000 - US$1,500,000

Date: 11 May 2010

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Piero Manzoni (1933-1963)

Piero Manzoni (1933-1963)
Achrome
Piero Manzoni (1933-1963) Achrome signed 'P.MANZONI' (lower right); signed again and dated 'Piero Manzoni 1958' (on the reverse) kaolin on canvas 39½ x 29½ in. (100.3 x 74.9 cm.) Painted in 1958

Lot #: 37

Estimate: US$3,000,000 - US$4,000,000

Date: 11 May 2010

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Sam Francis (1923-1994)

Sam Francis (1923-1994)
Middle Blue
Sam Francis (1923-1994) Middle Blue signed, titled and dated 'Sam Francis Middle Blue 1957' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 72 x 96 in. (182.9 x 243.8 cm.) Painted in 1957

Lot #: 38

Estimate: US$3,000,000 - US$5,000,000

Date: 11 May 2010

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Andy Warhol (1928-1987)

Andy Warhol (1928-1987)
Little Electric Chair
Andy Warhol (1928-1987) Little Electric Chair acrylic and silkscreen ink on linen 22 x 27¾ in. (55.9 x 70.5 cm.) Painted in 1964-1965

Lot #: 39

Estimate: US$2,000,000 - US$3,000,000

Date: 11 May 2010

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Lee Bontecou (b. 1931)

Lee Bontecou (b. 1931)
Untitled
Lee Bontecou (b. 1931) Untitled signed 'BONTECOU' (lower right) steel, wood, wire and canvas construction 63½ x 111 x 20 in. (161.3 x 281.9 x 50.8 cm.) Executed in 1962

Lot #: 40

Estimate: US$1,500,000 - US$2,000,000

Date: 11 May 2010

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Yayoi Kusama (b. 1929)

Yayoi Kusama (b. 1929)
No. Red. Q.
Yayoi Kusama (b. 1929) No. Red. Q. signed, titled and dated 'YAYOI KUSAMA NO. RED. Q. 1960' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 41¼ x 61¾ in. (110 x 157 cm.) Painted in 1960

Lot #: 41

Estimate: US$1,000,000 - US$1,500,000

Date: 11 May 2010

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Andy Warhol (1928-1987)

Andy Warhol (1928-1987)
Self-Portrait
Andy Warhol (1928-1987) Self-Portrait signed twice, dated and inscribed 'to Ethel & Bob Scull sincerely Andy Warhol ANDY WARHOL 64' (on the overlap of the red panel); signed again 'ANDY WARHOL' (on the overlap of the blue panel) diptych--synthetic polymer

Lot #: 42

Estimate: US$5,000,000 - US$7,000,000

Date: 11 May 2010

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Christopher Wool (b. 1955)

Christopher Wool (b. 1955)
Blue Fool
Christopher Wool (b. 1955) Blue Fool signed, titled and dated 'WOOL 1990 BLUE FOOL' (on the reverse) enamel on aluminumm 108 x 72 in. (274.3 x 182.9 cm.) Painted in 1990

Lot #: 43

Estimate: US$1,500,000 - US$2,000,000

Date: 11 May 2010

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Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960-1988)

Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960-1988)
Man Struck by Lightning--2 Witnesses
Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960-1988) Man Struck by Lightning--2 Witnesses signed, titled, and dated '"MAN STRUCK BY LIGHTNING-2 WITNESSES" Jean-Michel Basquiat 1982' (on the reverse) acrylic and oilstick on canvas with wooden supports

Lot #: 44

Estimate: US$3,500,000 - US$4,500,000

Date: 11 May 2010

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Andy Warhol (1928-1987)

Andy Warhol (1928-1987)
Silver Liz
Andy Warhol (1928-1987) Silver Liz signed and dated 'Andy Warhol 65' (on the overlap of the left panel) spray enamel, synthetic polymer and silkscreen inks on linen diptych--40 x 80 in. (101.6 x 203.2 cm.) Painted in 1963

Lot #: 45

Estimate: US$10,000,000 - US$15,000,000

Date: 11 May 2010

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Roy Lichtenstein (1923-1997)

Roy Lichtenstein (1923-1997)
Standing Explosion (Red)
Roy Lichtenstein (1923-1997) Standing Explosion (Red) signed and dated 'rf Lichtenstein '66' (on one of the legs) porcelain enamel on steel 38 x 25 x 30 in. (96.5 x 63.5 x 76.2 cm.) Executed in 1966. This work is one of six unique versions

Lot #: 46

Estimate: US$600,000 - US$800,000

Date: 11 May 2010

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Jasper Johns (b. 1930)

Jasper Johns (b. 1930)
Figure 0
Jasper Johns (b. 1930) Figure 0 signed and dated 'J Johns 59' (on the reverse) oil, printed paper and fabric collage on canvas in artist's frame 10 x 8 in. (25.4 x 20.3 cm.) Painted in 1959

Lot #: 47

Estimate: US$3,000,000 - US$4,000,000

Date: 11 May 2010

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Robert Rauschenberg (1925-2008)

Robert Rauschenberg (1925-2008)
Untitled
Robert Rauschenberg (1925-2008) Untitled combine painting: oil, printed paper and fabric collage with dried grass on wood box 15½ x 14 7/8 x 2 in. (39.4 x 37.8 x 5.1 cm.) Executed in 1954

Lot #: 48

Estimate: US$3,500,000 - US$4,500,000

Date: 11 May 2010

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Georg Baselitz (b. 1938)

Georg Baselitz (b. 1938)
Franz im Bett
Georg Baselitz (b. 1938) Franz im Bett signed with initials and dated 'I.IX.82 G.B.' (lower center); signed again, titled and dated again ''Franz im Bett' I.IX.82 G. Baselitz' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 98½ x 98½ in. (250 x 250 cm.) Painted in 1982

Lot #: 49

Estimate: US$800,000 - US$1,200,000

Date: 11 May 2010

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Gerhard Richter (b. 1932)

Gerhard Richter (b. 1932)
Kopf (Skizze)
Gerhard Richter (b. 1932) Kopf (Skizze) signed, dated, inscribed and numbered '844-2 'Sabine' Richter 1997' (on the reverse) oil on aluminum 14¾ x 11½ in. (37.5 x 29.2 cm.) Painted in 1997

Lot #: 50

Estimate: US$1,200,000 - US$1,800,000

Date: 11 May 2010

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Andy Warhol (1928-1987)

Andy Warhol (1928-1987)
Holly Solomon
Andy Warhol (1928-1987) Holly Solomon 9 panels--acrylic, silkscreen ink and graphite on linen each: 27 x 27 in. (68.6 x 68.6 cm.); overall: 81 x 81 in. (205.7 x 205.7 cm.) Painted in 1966

Lot #: 51

Estimate: US$7,000,000 - US$12,000,000

Date: 11 May 2010

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Hans Hofmann (1880-1966)

Hans Hofmann (1880-1966)
Sun at the Wall
Hans Hofmann (1880-1966) Sun at the Wall signed and dated 'Hans Hofmann 62' (lower right); signed again, titled and dated again 'Sun at the wall 1962 Hans Hofmann' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 48 x 36¼ in. (121.9 x 92.1 cm.) Painted in 1962

Lot #: 52

Estimate: US$1,500,000 - US$2,000,000

Date: 11 May 2010

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Mark Rothko (1903-1970)

Mark Rothko (1903-1970)
Untitled
Mark Rothko (1903-1970) Untitled signed and dated 'Mark Rothko 1959' (on the reverse) oil on paper laid down on board 37¾ x 25 7/8 in. (95.9 x 65.7 cm.) Painted in 1959

Lot #: 53

Estimate: US$3,500,000 - US$4,500,000

Date: 11 May 2010

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Joan Mitchell (1925-1992)

Joan Mitchell (1925-1992)
River III
Joan Mitchell (1925-1992) River III signed 'J. Mitchell' (lower right); titled 'River III' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 102 x 78 5/8 in. (259.8 x 199.7 cm.) Painted in 1967-1968

Lot #: 54

Estimate: US$1,800,000 - US$2,200,000

Date: 11 May 2010

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Cy Twombly (b. 1928)

Cy Twombly (b. 1928)
Untitled (New York City)
Cy Twombly (b. 1928) Untitled (New York City) signed, inscribed and dated 'Cy Twombly NYC Feb 69' (on the reverse) oil and wax crayon on paper 30 x 40 in. (76.2 x 101.6 cm.) Executed in 1969

Lot #: 55

Estimate: US$450,000 - US$650,000

Date: 11 May 2010

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Carl Andre (b. 1935)

Carl Andre (b. 1935)
Aluminum-Magnesium Alloy Square
Carl Andre (b. 1935) Aluminum-Magnesium Alloy Square aluminum and magnesium 100-unit square (10 x 10)--each: 3/8 x 7 7/8 x 7 7/8 in. (1 x 20 x 20 cm.); overall: 3/8 x 79 1/8 x 79 1/8 in. (1 x 201 x 201 cm.) Executed in 1969

Lot #: 57

Estimate: US$1,500,000 - US$2,500,000

Date: 11 May 2010

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Wayne Thiebaud (b. 1920)

Wayne Thiebaud (b. 1920)
Coming and Going
Wayne Thiebaud (b. 1920) Coming and Going signed and dated 'Thiebaud 2006' (on the reverse) oil and charcoal on canvas 48 x 60 in. (122 x 152.4 cm.) Painted in 2006

Lot #: 59

Estimate: US$1,800,000 - US$2,500,000

Date: 11 May 2010

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Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960-1988)

Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960-1988)
Self Portrait as a Heel
Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960-1988) Self Portrait as a Heel signed, titled and dated '"SELF PORTRAIT AS A HEEL" Jean Michel Basquiat 1982' (on the reverse) acrylic and oilstick on canvas 50 x 40 in. (127 x 102 cm.) Painted in 1982

Lot #: 60

Estimate: US$4,000,000 - US$6,000,000

Date: 11 May 2010

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Neo Rauch (b. 1960)

Neo Rauch (b. 1960)
Suche
Neo Rauch (b. 1960) Suche oil on canvas 106¼ x 82 5/8 in. (269.9 x 209.9 cm.) Painted in 2004

Lot #: 61

Estimate: US$800,000 - US$1,200,000

Date: 11 May 2010

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Jeff Koons (b. 1955)

Jeff Koons (b. 1955)
Saddle
Jeff Koons (b. 1955) Saddle signed and dated 'Jeff Koons '03' (on the overlap) oil on canvas 102 x 138 in. (259.1 x 350.5 cm.) Painted in 2003

Lot #: 62

Estimate: US$3,000,000 - US$4,000,000

Date: 11 May 2010

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Chris Ofili (b. 1968)

Chris Ofili (b. 1968)
Dead Monkey--sex, money and drugs
Chris Ofili (b. 1968) Dead Monkey--sex, money and drugs signed, titled, and dated '"Dead Monkey--sex, money and drugs" 2000 Chris Ofili' (on the overlap and on the stretcher) oil, polyester resin, glitter, map pins and elephant dung on canvas

Lot #: 63

Estimate: US$1,000,000 - US$1,500,000

Date: 11 May 2010