Christie’s to Exhibit The Collection of Elizabeth Taylor

Christie’s has arranged for an international, three-month tour of highlights from her expansive collection that starts in September 2011 and includes stops in Moscow, London, Los Angeles, Dubai, Geneva, Paris, and Hong Kong. The tour will culminate in New York in early December with a special ten-day, museum-quality exhibition of Elizabeth Taylor’s jewelry, fashion, accessories, decorative arts and memorabilia, followed by four consecutive days of auctions. For this pivotal event, slated for December 3 to December 16, 2011, Christie’s New York will devote its entire Rockefeller Center gallery space to the public exhibition and sales, which are expected to draw several thousand visitors each day.

In keeping with Elizabeth Taylor’s life-long devotion to humanitarian causes, Christie’s is pleased to announce that a portion of the monies generated by exhibition admissions, events and publications related to the sales will be donated to The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation (ETAF). Founded in 1991, ETAF provides funding to AIDS service organizations throughout the world to assist those living with HIV and AIDS.

The Collection of Elizabeth Taylor
• Public Exhibition: The Collection of Elizabeth Taylor December 3 – 12, 2011
• The Legendary Jewels, Evening Sale December 13, 2011
• Jewelry (Sessions II & III) December 14, 2011
• The Icon and her Haute Couture, Evening Sale December 14, 2011
• Fashion and Accessories (Sessions II, III & IV) December 15, 2011
• Fine and Decorative Art & Film Memorabilia, including costumes December 16, 2011
• Impressionist & Modern Art February 2012, Christie’s London ”

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