Willem de Kooning’s Elegant and Ethereal Late Masterpiece

19 APRIL 2021 | HONG KONG

Our upcoming Hong Kong sale season sees a monumental 1983 masterpiece by Willem de Kooning make its Asia auction debut in our Contemporary Art Evening Sale (19 April Hong Kong). In this episode of Expert Voices, discover the art historical influences behind ‘Untitled XLVIII’ as Sotheby’s Chairman Oliver Barker describes how de Kooning achieved the ethereal aesthetic that marks this pivotal moment in his career.

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