Sotheby’s Announces Auction in Aid of the Serpentine Gallery’s New Space in Kensington Gardens


LONDON.- Sotheby’s announces that on Thursday, June 30, 2011 at 2pm it will offer for sale 46 works generously donated by some of the world’s leading contemporary artists, many of whom have been included in historic one-artist or group exhibitions, in aid of the Serpentine Gallery’s new space, the Serpentine Sackler Gallery which will open in 2012 in Kensington Gardens, a stone’s throw from the Serpentine Gallery. Artists include: Ron Arad, Richard Artschwager, John Baldessari, Phyllida Barlow, Matthew Barney, LouiseBourgeois, Cecily Brown, Glenn Brown, Anthony Caro, John Currin, Thomas Demand, Olafur Eliasson, Fischli & Weiss, Yang Fudong, Gilbert & George, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Douglas Gordon, Antony Gormley, Subodh Gupta, Andreas Gursky, N.S. Harsha, Susan Hefuna, Damien