11 Nov - 25 Nov 2021 | Online 20049

20th/21st Century: Amsterdam


11 Nov - 25 Nov 2021

20th/21st Century: Amsterdam

Sale Overview

This November, 20th/21st Century: Amsterdam brings together an exciting selection of works by leading international artists of the 20th and 21st centuries. Highlights include works by Martin Kippenberger, Sam Francis, Arnulf Rainer, Daniel Richter, and Friedensreich Hundertwasser.

Christie’s Amsterdam is delighted to offer 29 works from the collection of the late Ernst Kaars Sijpesteijn. Rich in breadth and wide in scope, each work bears witness to the collector’s exceptional eye for detail, quality, and artistic significance. Highlights from the collection include works by Yayoi Kusama, Alex Katz, Georges Rouault, Jean-Paul Riopelle, and Rob van Koningsbruggen.

Also offered in this online sale are works by Georg Baselitz, Niele Toroni, Günther Förg, and Bernd and Hilla Becher from an Important European Private Collection that boasts exceptional provenance. The collector’s pioneering embrace of the European and American avant-garde from the 1960s onwards transformed public appreciation for contemporary art in the Netherlands and beyond. Prominently exhibited since their creation, the works exemplify the collection’s international underpinnings and fearless engagement with the art of its time.

The sale is open for online bidding from 11-25 November. A selection of highlights will be on view at Christie’s Amsterdam by appointment only from Monday, 8 November.

Please book your viewing appointment via infoamsterdam@christies.com or +31 20 5755 255

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