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Sculpture from around the world in online selling exhibition
Marc Quinn Frozen Wave (The Conservation of Mass). stainless steel, 103 1/2 x 295 1/4 x 75 5/8 in. (263 x 750 x 192 cm.) Executed in 2015. This work is number two from an edition of three plus two artist's proofs. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021.



NEW YORK, NY.- An ambitious selling exhibition of large-scale sculpture will be held online across the summer by Christie’s Private Sales team. This will be the second iteration of Dream Big, Christie’s online selling exhibition of large-scale sculpture and it will led by Jeff Koons’s sculpture Acrobat from 2003-2009, in which an inflatable lobster pool-toy transformed into aluminum, balances atop two readymades: a trashcan and a chair. Other works include pieces by Ugo Rondinone, Barbara Hepworth, Marc Quinn, Barry Flanagan, Aristide Maillol, Gaston Lachaise, Fernand Léger, Giacomo Manzu, Roy Lichtenstein, Anish Kapoor, Salvador Dali and Niki de Saint Phalle. The exhibition will run online from 25 June through until the end of September and the works will be sold in-situ from their current homes around the world.

Adrien Meyer, Global Head of Private Sales, said: “After last year’s success, this is the second iteration of our Dream Big concept. We already have a good selection of highlights to view in augmented reality and more will be added in the coming weeks. The first iteration of Dream Big showed us that many collectors experience their gardens as a perfect setting to extend their collection.”

Jeff Koons’ Acrobat is among the vividly colored sculptures depicting inflatable pool toys and balloon animals for which Koons is best known. He recalled fondly that in his own childhood, his parents supplied him with a pool float that allowed him to swim on his own saying: “I think of the inflatables as anthropomorphic, we are ourselves inflatables, we take a breath, we expand; we contract, our last breath in life, our deflation”. Acrobat pays tribute to Salvador Dali’s canonical Surrealist work, the 1936 Lobster Telephone, where a rubber lobster becomes the telephone receiver. Acrobat has been in the same private collection since its purchase by the present owners in 2004. Titi Tire, another work by Jeff Koons, showing three ducks holding on to a tire, is also included.

From Swiss-born Ugo Rondinone is The Rugged, a perfect example of his large-scale land art. The totem-like figure comprising six improbably balanced sections of rough stone is an example from Human Nature, a series by the artist first shown in 2013 in Rockefeller Center.

Marc Quinn, who first learned bronze-casting while working as a studio assistant to Barry Flanagan, rose to acclaim in the 1990s as a leading light among the Young British Artists. Quinn’s striking works often involved casting parts of his body in unorthodox materials, including the artist’s own blood. In two works included in the exhibition Map of the SpaceTime Continuum, 2013 and Frozen Wave (The Conservation of Mass), 2015, Quinn employs novel techniques such as 3D printing on a monumental scale, exploring the tensions of humanity’s relationship with the natural world.

One of Niki de Saint Phalle’s iconic Nana’s is also included, shown riding on top of a dolphin. After the famous Rodin sculpture, Barry Flanagan’s joyful hare The Thinker, is another highlight typical of the artist, where he imbues the hare with human behaviours and characteristics. The exhibition will show two works of antiquity including a Roman marble torso of Hercules from circa 1-2 century A.D.










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