The Post-War & Contemporary Art Day Sale on 25 March, brings together works by Bridget Riley, Andy Warhol, Keith Haring and Banksy, as well as emerging contemporary artists like Jammie Holmes, Genieve Figgis and Claire Tabouret with Les Madones (Étude3) (The Madonnas (Study 3)) (2014, estimate: £20,000-30,000) and Kudzanai-Violet Hwami with Study Sisi Themba’s Post Surgery, Harare General Hospital, 2050 (2016, estimate: £30,000-50,000). Another highlight from the sale is Nicole Eisenman’s work Mermaid Catch, (1996, estimate: £400,000-600,000). Her artworks have recently been included in the Radical Figures exhibition at Whitechapel Gallery last year. She has also been shortlisted for Trafalgar Square’s Fourth Plinth public art commission.

There also are a number of artworks for sale benefitting three important charities, Healing Arts, Choose Love, and Goodwill in Action to Prevent Suicide. Healing Arts, is a campaign spurred on by the mental health crisis caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, there are four artworks benefiting this effort, Yoshitomo Nara’s, Empty Handed, (2020, estimate: £70,000-100,000), William Kentridge’s, Hyacinths (Wait Once Again for Better People), (2020, estimate: £20,000-30,000), Martin Creed’s, Work No. 3439, EVERYTHING IS GOING TO BE ALRIGHT, (2020, estimate: £12,000-18,000) and Antony Gormley’s, Dive, (2019, estimate: £10,000-15,000). Choose Love supports refugees and displaced people internationally, two works included in the sale will support this charity, Anish Kapoor’s, Untitled, (2018, estimate: £50,000-80,000) and Antony Gormley’s, Hold II, (2020, estimate: £5,000-7,000). Banksy’s, Bunch of Flowers, (2020, estimate: £150,000-250,000) will be offered with part of the proceeds going to Goodwill in Action to Prevent Suicide.

VR Sunil Gohil