Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Christie’s will offer a large-scale masterpiece by Yves Klein at the auction of Post-War and Contemporary Art in New York on the evening of 11 May 2010. Anthropométrie "Le Buffle" (ANT 93) 1960-61, (Estimate: $8,000,000 - 12,000,000) is a monumental work from the artist’s celebrated Anthropométrie series that stands over 9 feet wide (70 x 110 3/8 in. / 177.8 x 280.4 cm.). In this video, “Anthropométrie de l’époque bleue”, dated 9 March 1960, we can see Klein’s process of using the female body as the paintbrush.

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