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New York, NY, United States
DoneTue, Mar 29, 2016 4:00 PM GMT

Modern & Contemporary Art

This Modern & Contemporary Art sale brings together a carefully curated selection of over 100 prints, paintings, sculptures and drawings from well-known artists such as Pablo Picasso, Roy Lichtenstein and Alexander Calder. Highlighting the sale is Andy Warhol?s 1984 Pop recreation of Sandro Botticelli?s Birth of Venus. In juxtaposition to Warhol?sMarilyn series, he bestows celebrity status upon this iconic renaissance female figure and equates ancient female beauty to contemporary Hollywood glamour. This sale also boasts a testament to Keith Haring?s commitment to raising awareness of AIDS in his silkscreen,Silence Equals Death, 1989, which serves as a symbol of the AIDS epidemic and as a call for public awareness. Discover Robert Rauschenberg?s photogravures and beautiful etchings by Helen Frankenthaler in this exciting Modern & Contemporary Art auction.