NEW YORK, NY.- Christies
announces two collection sales of interiors decorated by the visionary designer Michael S. Smith, Eaton Square, London, to be held on 12 September in London and A Tale of Two Cities, New York & Los Angeles, to be held on 26 September in New York. Comprising interiors from private residences situated in London, New York and Los Angeles, the auctions represent the breadth of Smiths talents, incorporating his curatorial knowledge, multicultural sensibility and his discerning eye to create distinct environments.
The Earl of Snowdon, Christies Honorary Chairman Europe & UK, Middle East, Russia & India, comments: I have always been impressed and inspired by Michaels way of working. His energy, enthusiasm and easy charm mixed with his order, sense of style and good taste make him the most important interior designer of clients searching for comfort and gracious living. I particularly admire his work as he reflects the clients personality and works in their art collections seamlessly to the schemes.
The auctions will offer a range of decorative and fine art reflective of Michael S. Smiths aesthetic a seamless blend of the classic English country house, with European style and American modernism. The two auctions will feature Old Masters, 19th Century and Impressionist paintings, Modern British and Post-War and Contemporary Art, as well as English and European furniture, 20th Century Design, Islamic and Asian works of art and Antiquities.
Detailed information about the contents of the auctions will be available later.