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The Defining Gesture: Modern Masters from the Eppler Family Collection. Arshile Gorky (1904–1948), Composition I, 1943. © 2017 The Arshile Gorky Foundation / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.
The Defining Gesture: Modern Masters from the Eppler Family Collection. Arshile Gorky (1904–1948), Composition I, 1943. © 2017 The Arshile Gorky Foundation / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.


1275 Minnesota St / Gallery 200

Viewing Hours of Leonardo Da Vinci's "Salvator Mundi": October 18th-20th | 11am – 5pm. No tickets or reservations required. Please note: there may be a wait time to view the painting.
 

Christie’s, the world’s leading art business, will exhibit a free pop-up exhibition of top works of Post-War, Contemporary and Impressionist, Modern Art at Minnesota Street Project in San Francisco from October 17th through the 21st. The exhibition is part of Christie’s global tour of fall auction highlights, and includes over 25 works by major artists of the 20th century, including Willem de Kooning, Mark Grotjahn, Jackson Pollack, Alexander Calder, Rene Magritte, Sigmar Polke, Louise Bourgeois and Wassily Kandinsky. Many of the paintings, sculptures and photographs are sourced from important private and estate collections including property from the Collection of Melva Bucksbaum and The Defining Gesture: Modern Masters from the Eppler Family Collection. 
 
The works featured in the San Francisco Pop-Up Exhibition will be sold at Christie’s flagship galleries in Rockefeller Center, New York on the following dates: November 13 (Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale), November 14 (Impressionist and Modern Art Day Sales), November 16 (Post-War and Contemporary Art Day Sales), November 15 (Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale).

Exhibition Hours: Monday–Saturday | 11am-5pm

Christie’s, the world's leading art business, had global auction, private and digital sales in 2016 that totaled £4 billion / $5.4 billion. Christie’s is a name and place that speaks of extraordinary art, unparalleled service and expertise, as well as international glamour. Christie’s offers around 350 auctions annually in over 80 categories, including all areas of fine and decorative arts, jewelry, photographs, collectibles, wine, and more. Prices range from $200 to over $100 million. Christie's also has a long and successful history conducting private sales for its clients in all categories, with emphasis on Post-War & Contemporary, Impressionist & Modern, Old Masters and Jewelry.

Christie’s has a global presence in 46 countries, with 12 salerooms around the world including in London, New York, Paris, Geneva, Milan, Amsterdam, Dubai, Zürich, Hong Kong, Shanghai, and Mumbai.

*Estimates do not include buyer’s premium. Sales totals are hammer price plus buyer’s premium and are reported net of applicable fees.
 

OCTOBER 21st  SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

11am – 12pm
The Defining Gesture

A discussion of the New York School and Modern Masters from the Eppler Family Collection with Christie’s specialist Kathryn Widing
RSVP: rsvpsf1@christies.com
 
2pm – 3pm
Andy Warhol and his World: Remembering Andy Warhol

Best-selling writer Kevin Sessums and Natasha Fraser-Cavassoni, the author of After Andy: Adventures in Warhol Land, in conversation with Christie’s specialist Kathryn Widing
RSVP: rsvpsf3@christies.com

4pm – 5pm
San Francisco as Art Lab: In conversation with Dena Beard and Natasha Boas

Natasha Boas, independent curator, and Dena Beard, director of The Lab, will discuss the role of alternative artist spaces and a new artist-in-residence initiative at The Lab. Facebook's artist-in-residence newly released book will be for sale. All proceeds will go directly to supporting The Lab artists.
RSVP: rsvp4@christies.com