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Post War and Contemporary Art Afternoon Session

by Christie's


223 lots with images

November 14, 2007

20 Rockefeller Plaza

New York, NY, 10020 USA

Phone: (212) 636-2000

Fax: (212) 636-2399

Email: info@christies.com

Warhol Flowers

Lot 301: Warhol Flowers

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Description: Sturtevant (b. 1926) Warhol Flowers signed, titled, inscribed and dated '"Warhol Flowers" Sturtevant '69/70 Paris' (on the reverse)synthetic polymer and silkscreen ink on canvas 22 x 22 in. (56 x 56 cm.) Painted in 1969-1970.

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Johns Target (1st Study)

Lot 302: Johns Target (1st Study)

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Description: Sturtevant (b. 1926) Johns Target (1st Study) signed, titled and dated 'e. sturtevant "Johns Target" '86 (1st STUDY)' (on the reverse)encaustic and printed paper collage on canvas 14¾ x 15¾ in. (37.5 x 40 cm.) Executed in 1986.

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Cloud Chamber (Utopian Landscape #4)

Lot 303: Cloud Chamber (Utopian Landscape #4)

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Description: Jim Shaw (b. 1952) Cloud Chamber (Utopian Landscape #4) oil on canvas 17 x 14 in. (43.2 x 35.6 cm.) Painted in 1988.

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Untitled

Lot 304: Untitled

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Description: Jim Shaw (b. 1952) Untitled charcoal, graphite and white chalk on paper 13 x 10½ in. (33 x 26.7 cm.) Drawn in 1986.

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Untitled (My Shrink Took Some Polaroids...) signed, inscribed and dated 'Jim Shaw '93' (on the reverse) graphite on paper 12 x 8¾ in. (30.5 x 22.2 cm.) Drawn in 1993. My shrink took some Polaroids of me in a kitchen during one of our therapy

Lot 305: Untitled (My Shrink Took Some Polaroids...) signed, inscribed and dated 'Jim Shaw '93' (on the reverse) graphite on paper 12 x 8¾ in. (30.5 x 22.2 cm.) Drawn in 1993. My shrink took some Polaroids of me in a kitchen during one of our therapy

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Description: Jim Shaw (b. 1952) Untitled (My Shrink Took Some Polaroids...)signed, inscribed and dated 'Jim Shaw '93' (on the reverse)graphite on paper 12 x 8¾ in. (30.5 x 22.2 cm.) Drawn in 1993.My shrink took some Polaroids of me in a kitchen during one of our therapy sessions. In the Polaroids I was drawn in hatchmarks and was both more muscular and more aged than in reality and a couple stretched or widened and double exposed me. My shrink said, "These prove you're not a nobody, you could be like Kandinsky and you don't have to be the most important artist of the age."Untitled (Some Evil Scientists...)signed, inscribed and dated 'Jim Shaw '93' (on the reverse)graphite on paper 12 x 8¾ in. (30.5 x 22.2 cm.) Drawn in 1993.Some evil scientists had trained monkeys to beam negative thoughts at me so I wouldn't get any work done. So I beamed negative thoughts at them to make them fight. I was working on some casts of false teeth, brains, and Guardian Angels a la "metology." I also tried to enlist the aid of my own monkey. (2)

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