Auctions and Exhibitions

Contemporary Curated: Ryan Murphy on the Enduring Legacy of Warhol

New York | 11 March

Sotheby’s Contemporary Curated is honored to be partnering with Ryan Murphy as this season’s curator. A producer, writer, director, and showrunner, Ryan Murphy is known for his distinct and baroque filmmaking. Helming shows and movies such as Glee, Nip/Tuck, American Horror Story, The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story, Pose, The Politician, and Eat, Pray, Love,  among countless others. Murphy has helped define a new cinematic style that has rejuvenated television’s anthology format and championed inclusive storytelling. A passionate art collector, Murphy is releasing a documentary series about Andy Warhol on Netflix this March.

The March sale, presented in partnership with Sotheby’s International Realty, features a selection of trailblazing artists who define the postwar period including Joan Mitchell, Wayne Thiebaud, Tom Wesselmann and Hedda Sterne, as well as innovative players on the forefront of contemporary art, including María Berrío, Jonas Wood, Shara Hughes and Cecily Brown.

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