Auction Preview: Modern and Contemporary Art at Poly Auction, Macau, Nov 29

What: Modern and Contemporary Art

Where: Poly Auction, Grand Lisboa Hotel Macau, 2-4 Avenida de Lisboa, Macau

When: Nov 29, 1:30 PM

Public Viewing: 27 Nov 2018 – 28 Nov 2018, 10:00AM – 8:00PM

Top Lots of the Sale:

– “Corner of the Garden” – Paul Gauguin (French, 1848-1903); Oil on canvas. Painted in 1885. This work is to be sold with a certificate of authenticity issued by Wildenstein Institute, Paris, France. Measured at 71.8 × 55.9 cm. (28 ¼ × 22 in.). Estimate Upon Request

– “Infinity-Nets 1959” – Yayoi Kusama (Japanese, B. 1929). Acrylic on canvas, titled and signed ‘Infinity-Nets Yayoi Yayoi Kusama 1959’; inscribed in Japanese (on the reverse). This work is to be sold with an artwork registration card issued by the artist studio. Painted circa 1979. Measured at 53 × 45.5 cm. (20 ¾ × 18 in.). Estimated Price: USD 1,405,657 – 2,555,740

– “And Then (Red DOB)” – Takashi Murakami (Japanese, B. 1962); Acrylic and gold leaf on canvas, mounted on board, signed and dated ‘TAKASHI 2018’ (on the reverse). Executed in 2018. Measured at 100 × 100 cm. (39 ¼ × 39 ¼ in.). Estimated Price: USD 741,165 – 894,509

– “The Golden Age: Kōrin-Kansei” – Takashi Murakami (Japanese, B. 1962); Acrylic and gold leaf on canvas, signed in Japanese (lower left); signed and dated ‘TAKASHI 2016’ (on the reverse) one painted seal of the artist. Executed in 2016. Measured at 150 cm. (59 in.) in diameter. Estimated Price: USD 664,492 – 894,509

– “Composition No.71” – Chu Teh-Chun (Chinese, 1920 – 2014); Oil on canvas, signed in Chinese; signed ‘Chu Teh-Chun’ (lower right). Painted in 1960. Measured at 80.2 × 59.2 cm. (31 ½ × 23 ½ in.). Estimated Price: USD 575,042 – 894,509

– “‘93E” – Atsuko Tanaka (Japanese, 1932 – 2005); Synthetic polymer paint on canvas, dated, inscribed and signed ‘1993 8 E Atsuko Tanaka’ (on the reverse). Painted in 1993. Measured at 117 × 91 cm. (46 × 35 ¾ in.). Estimated Price: USD 511,148 – 766,722

– “Nice-Church” – Cai Guo-Qiang (Chinese, B. 1957); Gunpowder on paper, titled, signed and dated ‘Nice-Church Cai Guo-Qiang 2010’ (lower centre). This work is to be sold with a certificate of authenticity signed by the artist NO. 2010. 2233. Executed in 2010. Measured at 305.5 × 201.5 cm. (120 ¼ × 79 ¼ in.). Estimated Price: USD 511,148 – 638,935

– “Yushan Stone” – Liu Dan (Chinese, B. 1953); Ink on paper, titled, inscribed and signed in Chinese (lower centre) one seal of the artist. Painted in 2005. Measured at 91.5 × 183.5 cm. (36 × 72 ¼ in.). Estimated Price: USD 383,360 – 575,040

For details, visit: www.polyauction.com.hk

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