Luxury Outlook 2022
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Martin Wong’s Sunset Park Panoramic from 1985 is an undisputed masterpiece from one of the artist’s most significant bodies of work, The Sunset Park Paintings. This celebrated series, depicting the urban landscape of downtown Brooklyn, originated as a commission for Time Magazine’s Images ’85: Pictures of the Year issue. In this video, explore Martin Wong’s Sunset Park painting with the artist’s gallerist Barry Blinderman.
Sotheby’s Contemporary Day Auction presents a spectacular collection of works ranging from the post-war period to today including this work by Martin Wong. Anchored by an exceptional selection of works from the most distinguished private collections across the globe, the sale will feature works from the Collection of Marcia and Stanley Gumberg, the Collection of Hardie Beloff, and the Collection of Barbara & Ernest Kafka. The sale will provide a rich historical context in which to showcase the most well-established artists from the period such as Helen Frankenthaler, Joan Mitchell, Gerhard Richter and David Hockney, as well as a platform to present an exemplary assortment of works by Contemporary and living artists such as Shara Hughes, Lynette Yiadom-Boakye, George Condo and Christopher Wool.