Robin and Marsha Williams items to be auctioned in New York
NEW YORK – Sotheby’s will offer works from the collection of beloved entertainer Robin Williams and his wife of over 20 years, film producer and philanthropist Marsha Garces Williams, in a dedicated auction on Oct. 4.
The auction titled “Creating a Stage: The Collection of Marsha and Robin Williams” will offer works spanning Marsha’s and Robin’s diverse interests and careers, all reflecting their shared passion for collecting. The autumn auction will showcase: film and entertainment memorabilia, including autographed scripts, awards, props and wardrobe associated with projects across Marsha’s and Robin’s careers; Contemporary art, including sculpture by Niki de Saint-Phalle and street art by Banksy, Shepard Fairey and Invader; more than 40 watches from Robin’s personal collection; a selection of bicycles and sports memorabilia; and furniture and decorative art from their residences.
A portion of the proceeds from the auction will benefit a number of organizations championed by both Marsha and Robin, including the Juilliard School, Wounded Warrior Project, the Challenged Athletes Foundation, and the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation.
The sale will be preceded by a public exhibition in Sotheby’s York Avenue galleries, opening Sept. 29.