Yves Klein (1928-1962), FC 1 (Fire-Color 1)

fifty years after the artist’s death, christie’s announces the upcoming auction of yves klein’s legendary fire-color painting FC 1, as the highlight of the post war and contemporary art evening sale on may 8, rockefeller plaza, new york. executed a few weeks before his premature death, at the age of 34, FC 1 is widely acclaimed as his ultimate masterpiece.