Art News: Classic Artworks For Sale in May You Can’t Afford

20 Apr
2010

Expected to sell for $90 million at Christie’s landmark Evening Sale of Impressionist and Modern Art on May 4th in New York, is Picasso’s painting, Nude, Green Leaves, and Bust(above) dated 1932. It is from the Collection of Mrs. Sidney F. Brody of real estate fame. The Brody collection boasts a wealth of master works by the “towering figures of the Modernist movement”, including Picasso, Henri Matisse, Alberto Giacometti, Georges Braque, Edouard Vuillard, Marino Marini, and Henry Moore.

The total value of the works to be offered is expected to exceed $150 million, making it one of the most valuable single-owner collections ever offered at auction. Here are other classic artworks up for sale in May…

Jasper Johns

Roy Lichtenstein

Andy Warhol

Mark Tansey

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