The high-end contemporary art auction will feature six artworks which will be on view from Sept. 23 through the 29th. The auction will be held on Sept. 30.
“What I look for is when a piece has its own language,” Pattinson said. “It doesn’t necessarily feel like it just exists for its own sake and has a presence that hums with a bit of life. It has the ability to communicate with you on a kind of primordial level.”
The works include a 1964 painting by Willem de Kooning, Richard Serra’s 2011 painting Rotation #9, and an untitled 2005 drawing by Julie Mehretu.
The de Kooning is estimated to is estimated to go for between $1.8 to $2.5 million.
The “Contemporary Curated” auctions at Sotheby’s have previously been curated by Swizz Beatz, Oprah Winfrey, and Ellie Goulding.