The Macklowe Collection

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The Macklowe Collection

New York

The Macklowe Collection
Auction: Mon 15 Nov 2021
Exhibition: - Mon 15 Nov 2021
Mon-Fri 10am-5pm


Sotheby’s is honored to present The Macklowe Collection – one of the most important collections of any collecting category ever to appear on the market. Encompassing 65 works in total, The Macklowe Collection will be offered across two dedicated single owner evening sales at Sotheby’s in New York, on November 15 this year and in May 2022. Each of the 65 works is a consummate masterpiece; together they constitute an unrivaled ensemble that meticulously traces the most important art historical achievements of the last 80 years. Acquired over the course of half a century, the collection reflects decades of pursuit, honing and refining, driven by immense patience and an innate understanding of quality. 

The upcoming November auction will feature 35 works which together encompass an extraordinary breadth of 20th- and 21st-century art, ranging in date from the 1940s to works painted less than a decade ago, and including masterworks by Alberto Giacometti, Mark Rothko, Cy Twombly, and Andy Warhol. The sale will also shine a light on a distinguishing feature of the collection as a whole: its enormous depth. Many artists – among them Jeff Koons, Brice Marden, Agnes Martin, Sigmar Polke, Gerhard Richter, Cy Twombly and Andy Warhol – are represented by multiple works, each one marking a distinct and critical moment in their respective careers, and together forming an insightful portrait of the artists’ evolution over time.

Preview Exhibitions:

Hong Kong: October 7 – 11

London: October 9 – 17

Los Angeles: October 14 – 17

Paris: October 21 – 24

New York: November 5 – 15

For assistance with bidding and registration, please contact:

+1 212 606 7414

For all other enquiries please contact:

Lisa Dennison

Chairman, Executive Vice President


Brooke Lampley

Chairman & Worldwide Head of Sales

Global Fine Art

Grégoire Billault

Chairman, Senior Vice President

Contemporary Art


David Galperin

Senior Vice President

Head of Contemporary Art

Julian Dawes

Senior Vice President

Co-Head of Impressionist & Modern Art

Kelsey Leonard

Assistant Vice President


Contemporary Art

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