Mid-Century Modern Masterpiece

A mid-century masterpiece will be offered at auction on May 13th. The Kaufman House, located in Palm Springs, California, will be part of Christie’s high-profile evening sale of postwar and contemporary art. The pre-sale estimate is $25 million. Interested?

The Kaufmann House, a 1946 glass, steel and stone landmark built on the edge of this desert town by the architect Richard Neutra, has twice been at the vanguard of new movements in architecture — helping to shape postwar Modernism and later, as a result of a painstaking restoration in the mid-1990s, spurring a revived interest in mid-20th-century homes.

Read more of the NY Times article from October 30th.

Be sure to check out their slide show too.

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