The market for Wayne Thiebaud’s work has been on the move these last few years and the strong prices are coming from unexpected works. To most, Thiebaud is prized for his candies and pastries from the 1960s. Traditionally, these are the works that have had the best shot at attracting bidders and driving up new prices.
A cityscape by Wayne Thiebaud that was commissioned for the bio-medical research organization the Gladstone Institute’s building in San Francisco will be sold at Christie’s on May 12th to fund dedicated programs in scientific training and mentoring. The triptych, City Views is estimated at $10 million, is one of the la