Willem de Kooning’s Elegant and Ethereal Late Masterpiece


Our upcoming Hong Kong sale season sees a monumental 1983 masterpiece by Willem de Kooning make its Asia auction debut in our Contemporary Art Evening Sale (19 April | Hong Kong). In this episode of Expert Voices, discover the art historical influences behind ‘Untitled XLVIII’ as Sotheby’s Chairman Oliver Barker describes how de Kooning achieved the ethereal aesthetic that marks this pivotal moment in his career.

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