FrontRunners: Art Supplies

  • Photo by Christie’s Images Ltd.
    Antony Gormley’s Domain LX Photo by Christie’s Images Ltd.

    Edgar Degas’ 1897 pastel-and-charcoal work, Danseuses Jupes Jaunes,will be a highlight of the Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Auction (www.christies.com) February 9 at Christie’s London. The presale value of the work, featuring two young ballerinas, is from $4.7 million to $7.8 million. A week later, during its Feb­ruary 16 Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Auction, Christie’s London will offer Antony Gormley’s Domain LX,a 6-foot-tall stainless steel figure the English sculptor completed in 2006.

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