13 février 2020

Warhol's Ali packs a punch in London

Andy Warhol (1928-1987), Muhammad Ali, 1977. 40 x 40 in (101.6 x 101.6 cm). Sold for £4,973,250 on 12 February 2020 at Christie’s in London. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 LONDON.- The Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale in London realised £56,180,434 / $72,697,482, to take the running total for 20th Century Week to £184,916,135. The top price of the night was achieved by Andy Warhol’s Muhammad Ali, which sold for £4,973,250 (including buyer’s premium). In 1977, Richard L. Weisman commissioned Warhol to paint the... [Lire la suite]

16 juin 2015

Zero once again propels growth at Germany's biggest auction house

Günther Uecker, Hommage à Paul Scheerbart ("Scheerbartwesen"), Späte 1960. Nails and white paint on burlap, on wood. Signed lower right. Verso signed, titled and dedicated "Uecker für Wolleh". 175 x 176 cm (68.8 x 69.2 in). Estimate: € 300,000 ($ 327,000). Sold: € 1,875,000 ($ 2.043.750).  Photo Ketterer Kunst MUNICH.- Spectacular results, sharp increases and new records – this sums up the summer auction at Ketterer Kunst. 1000 phone bidders from all over the world and a packed... [Lire la suite]