Phillips to Offer Iconic Set of Warhol's Campbell’s Soup Prints
London – Phillips is pleased to announce highlights ahead of the London Evening & Day Editions auctions in London on 14 and 15 June, which will be held in conjunction with the Beuys 100 auction on 14 June. Covering key periods in 20th century and contemporary art history in detail, the Evening & Day Editions auctions will include a breadth of material for every category of contemporary art collector. The Evening sale, led by Andy Warhol’s iconic Campbell’s Soup, features exceptional examples of American Pop, British Pop, Modern, and Contemporary. Further highlights of the Evening sale include Michael Craig-Martin’s Art & Design as well as works by David Hockney, Roy Lichtenstein, William Kentridge, Jonas Wood, Lucian Freud, Grayson Perry, and Banksy. Day sale highlights include works by Allen Jones, Damien Hirst, Tracey Emin, Henri Matisse, Allen Jones, and David Shrigley. The Evening sale on 14 June at 6pm will be followed by the Day sale on 15 June at 12pm. The exhibition is now on view and open to the public at Phillips London galleries on Berkeley Square.
Rebecca Tooby-Desmond, Head of Sale and Auctioneer, said, “We are very excited to present the complete set of Andy Warhol Campbell’s Soup I as the star of our Evening Sale, alongside an incredibly rich selection of American and British Pop art by Roy Lichtenstein, Jasper Johns, David Hockney, and Tracey Emin, as well as key works from modern masters such as Pablo Picasso and Marc Chagall. Our vibrant and fresh curation is open to the public and we invite everyone to enjoy the revitalizing first-hand experience of viewing fresh to market editions by blue-chip artists. It’s incredibly enriching to see these editions together with our Beuys 100 auction of original works and multiples, and to cement Joseph Beuys’ important position in the contemporary editions market.”