First Look: The Schlumberger Collection

Experience an exclusive preview of ‘The Schlumberger Collection’ which includes remarkable works by Mark Rothko, Andy Warhol, Alexander Calder and Salvador Dali.

The Schlumberger Collection—The Family

The remarkable story of the Schlumberger Collection as assembled by Pierre and Sao Schlumberger is defined by a singular vision and an extraordinary passion for artistic innovation. Oliver Barker, Deputy Chairman, Europe, shares some of the family's history, from their vast success in the oil industry to their generous philanthropic endeavors. The Schlumberger Collection including one of the most important works by Mark Rothko to appear at auction in recent memory will be offered in a series of auctions at Sotheby's beginning on 4 November in New York.

The Schlumberger Collection—The Highlights

Highlights of the Schlumberger Collection include remarkable and diverse works by Mark Rothko, Salvador Dalí, Adolf Gottlieb, Ad Reinhardt, Pablo Picasso, John Chamberlain and Alexander Calder. Michael Macaulay, Head of Evening Auctions, Contemporary Art, describes key works and how this collection epitomizes some of the most breathtaking developments in Modern and Contemporary Art. The Schlumberger Collection will be offered in a series of auctions at Sotheby's beginning on 4 November in New York.