Event Date9–21 JUL 2021 | Online 19886

First Open | Post-War & Contemporary Art

New York
Sale Total USD 5,198,625

9–21 JUL 2021

Sale Overview

This summer in New York City, our premier First Open auction presents a stellar selection of today’s freshest and most in-demand post-war and contemporary artists. Featuring works by Sam Gilliam, David Hockney, Kenny Scharf, Eddie Martinez, Alexander Calder, Georg Baselitz, and others, First Open promises to deliver quality artwork for new and seasoned collectors alike. Collection highlights include a special section of Andy Warhol polaroid photographs, color field paintings from the Collection of Arthur K. Solomon, and Property from the Collection of Litsa D. Tsitsera. With estimates ranging from $1,000 to $100,000, First Open offers an eclectic survey of 20th and 21st Century art in all scales and sizes.

Explore the auction in person at our Rockefeller Center galleries from 15-21 July. Bidding takes place online from 9-21 July.

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