Part I, Live Auction: 17 February 2021 • 3:00 PM CET • Paris

Unwrapped, Part I: The Hidden World of Christo and Jeanne-Claude 17 February 2021 • 3:00 PM CET • Paris

I t is always a special moment when works from artists’ personal collections appear on the market, but never more so than when those artists are among the world’s most celebrated names. Sotheby’s is honoured to announce the sale of works from the long-time New York studio and home of internationally renowned artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude. The captivating collection invites the world to step into the private sphere of the famed artistic couple, through nearly 400 lots that showcase the range of their artistic inspirations, friendships with leading 20th-century artists, and the famed studio where Christo and Jeanne-Claude projected their artistic vision to the world.


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Available for Private Sale

Christo
THE GATES, PROJECT FOR CENTRAL PARK, NEW YORK CITY, 2003
Pencil, charcoal, pastel, wax crayon, photograph, fabric and tape
Price Available Upon Request

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BANNER: (DETAIL) SHUNK-KENDER © J. PAUL GETTY TRUST. GETTY RESEARCH INSTITUTE, LOS ANGELES (2014.R.20). GIFT OF THE ROY LICHTENSTEIN FOUNDATION IN MEMORY OF HARRY SHUNK AND JANOS KENDER.

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