Monday, August 29, 2016

Anya Hindmarch Curates Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Auction

By Nicholas Forrest
Anya Hindmarch (Sotheby’s)
UNITED KINGDOM---Sotheby’s has invited leading British fashion accessories designer Anya Hindmarch to guest-curate an auction of Contemporary Art in London on September 20. Highlights include Keith Haring’s vibrant and energetic “Untitled” 1982 (Estimate £200,000 – 300,000), Yayoi Kusama’s early work “Sea at Sunset” 1980 (Estimate £6,000 – 8,000), and Ai Weiwei’sFairytale – 1001 Chairs” 2007 (Estimate £8,000–12,000), to name a few. Anya Hindmarch is a passionate advocate of British arts and design. “I think what really drives a great art collector is passion, you’ve got to love it and the impulse has got to be authentic. I know when I see a beautiful piece or something that affects me I can’t not have it,” said Hindmarch in a statement. [link]
Keith Haring 1958 - 1990 UNTITLED signed, signed with the artist's monogram and dated April 1982 on the reverse acrylic and ink on paper, in painted artist's frame framed: 98.5 by 130 cm. 38 3/4 by 51 1/4 in.