Sotheby's March 9th Contemporary Art Sale offers a panoramic selection of art, including approximately 50 works from the Collection of Mary Schiller Myers and Louis S. Myers. Major works from this prestigious estate sold in the Contemporary sales this past fall and collectors will again be able to explore the Myers' wide ranging taste and fine eye for quality. This group includes work by Helen Frankenthaler, Hans Hofmann, Nancy Graves and Cindy Sherman.
The sale will also feature art sold to benefit the Children's Cancer and Blood Foundation. Works from private collections are highlighted by a 1969 canvas by Robert Motherwell, 'Open # 94' (est. $100,000-$150,000) and a 1985 untitled sculpture by John Chamberlain (est. $70,000-$90,000). Vik Muniz's 'White Rose (from the Monad Series)' (est. $35,000-$45,000) forms part of the photography section of the sale and the auction also includes Chinese contemporary art.