Christie's: The Scharf Collection



The Scharf Collection

Specialists Eric Widing and Paige Kestenman look at highlights from The Michael Scharf Family Collection.

In 1908, a small exhibition of Auguste Rodin’s nude drawings opened in Manhattan. Organised by Alfred Stieglitz (1864-1946), photographer, editor, and proselytiser of the European avant-garde, it was one of several subsequent exhibitions designed to expose the bewildered American public to new ideas in modern art.

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Directed by Rachel Wolff