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For its forthcoming June auctions of Post-War and Contemporary Art, Christie’s will present some of the most iconic Young British Artist (YBA) works from The Museum of Old and New Art (MONA) in Hobart, Tasmania. Bringing together some of the YBA movement’s most celebrated proponents, Jake and Dinos Chapman, Damien Hirst, Chris Ofili and Jenny Saville, these works will be amongst the highlights of Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Auction on 30 June, 2015 and will be on view from 26 June, 2015 at Christie’s, London. Leading the selection is Chris Ofili’s The Holy Virgin Mary (1996), originally acquired by Charles Saatchi directly from the artist and first exhibited at the generation-defining exhibition ‘Sensation’ in London and New York. A focal point

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