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Asteroid B-612 Online Sale | December 2021

Specially curated for the holiday season, this online sale inspired by “The Little Prince” and named after the home of its titular character features a selection of works that investigate the tale’s core themes: innocence, purity, solitude and the cosmos.

  • ANDY WARHOL 'Four Marilyns', 1962

    Though Andy and Marilyn never met, he immortalized her with the creation of his most important portr…

  • JEFF KOONS 'Buster Keaton', 1988

    Hinting at self-portraiture, 'Buster Keaton' is a telling portrait of Koons as a young artist, one w…

  • ROY LICHTENSTEIN 'Woman with Peanuts', 1962

    Roy Lichtenstein's fascination with the various motifs used in advertising stemmed from the nature o…

  • DAVID HAMMONS 'Untitled', 2000

    From his racially charged work of the 1970s up until his modern work, David Hammons has refused to s…

  • MARK ROTHKO 'Untitled (Black on Gray)', 1969-70

    "It's through this almost philosophical reduction in terms of his possibilities that he's able to op…

  • ANDY WARHOL 'Nine Gold Marilyns (Reversal Series)', 1980

    Warhol re-imagines Marilyn Monroe’s iconic beauty in a warm, almost metallic, golden hue, a transiti…

  • GILBERT & GEORGE 'Tag Black', 2004

    Lou Proud, Phillips head of Photographs in London presents 'Tag Black', 2004 by Gilbert & George, a …

  • EDWARD STEICHEN 'Richard Strauss, New York', 1904

    Lou Proud, head of Photographs in London, introduces Edward Steichen's portrait of the composer Rich…

  • Gerhard Richter 'Weiß (White)', 1988

    "In the case of the abstractions, I get vague notions of pictures that are just asking to be painted…

  • Fischli & Weiss 'Floß', 1982-83

    "It was about the world of garages and cars and workshops, and on the other hand the farm; or to be …

  • Yan Pei-Ming 'Golden Buddha', 2005 and 'Double (Artist's Father)', 2007

    "I don’t want my paintings to speak in Chinese. My work is not 'made in China' and I don’t want it t…

  • PADDLES ON! : In the Studio with Mark Tribe

    "The sources of these images are computer games and they're very much, I think, about digital cultur…

  • PADDLES ON! : In the Studio with Jamie Zigelbaum

    "The pixel itself is just an interesting thing in the world."

  • PADDLES ON! : In the Studio with Kate Steciw

    "All art is digital art now in one form or another, whether it's through its consumption or its prod…

  • PADDLES ON! : In the Studio with Rafaël Rozendaal

    "I'm very interested in the formal aspects of the web as a medium because it's unlike anything that …

  • JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT Humidity, 1982

    While Warhol and Basquiat's collaborations would come after the creation of Humidity, 1982, becomes …

  • ANDY WARHOL Nine Jackies, 1964

    The events that transpired on November 22, 1963 in Dallas, when John F. Kennedy was assasinated, pre…

  • GERHARD RICHTER Kegel (Cone), 1985

    Oscillating between figurative, constructive and abstract designations, Richter returns to and build…