07 juin 2018

Peter Doig's 'Daytime Astronomy (Grasshopper)' to make auction debut in Sotheby’s London Contemporary Art Auction 26 June 2018

Peter Doig, Daytime Astronomy (Grasshopper), 1998-9, 118 by 144.8 cm. Estimate £6-8 million ($8.1-10.7 million USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. London – Peter Doig’s Daytime Astronomy (Grasshopper) will make its auction debut at Sotheby’s Evening Sale of Contemporary Art in London on 26 June 2018. Estimated at £6-8 million ($8.1-10.7 million USD), the painting is a spectacular distillation of all the elements that have made Doig one of the most celebrated and successful painters of his generation. Oliver Barker, Chairman of... [Lire la suite]
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02 mai 2017

Phillips announces highlights from the Evening and Day Sales of 20th Century & Contemporary Art

Peter Doig, Rosedale, signed, titled, inscribed and dated “”Rosedale” PETER DOIG LONDON 1991” on the reverse, oil on canvas, 78 1/2 x 94 1/4 in. (199.4 x 239.4 cm). Painted in 1991. Estimate On Request. Image courtesy of Phillips. NEW YORK, NY.- Phillips announces highlights from the Evening and Day Sales of 20th Century & Contemporary Art. The Day Sale will take place on Wednesday, 17 May, followed by the Evening Sale on Thursday, 18 May. Comprised of 40 lots, the Evening Sale is... [Lire la suite]
08 mars 2017

Christie's London Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Auction achieves $117,781,248

The top price of the evening was for Peter Doig’s spellbinding snow scene Cobourg 3 + 1 More, which saw determined bidding in the saleroom and on the phone and sold for £12,709,000 / $15,530,398 / €14,640,768. © Christie’s Images Limited 2017. LONDON.- The Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Auction continued the confidence that launched the season, totalling £96,384,000 / $117,781,248 / € 111,034,368, a 65% increase on last February’s equivalent total, with strong sell-through rates of 95% by lot and 98% by value. The top... [Lire la suite]
07 février 2017

Peter Doig's "Cobourg 3 + 1 More" to star in Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Auction

Peter Doig, Cobourg 3 + 1 More (1994), estimate £8,000,000 -12,000,000. © Christie’s Images Limited 2017. LONDON.- Christie‘s Post War and Contemporary Art Evening Auction will present Peter Doig’s Cobourg 3 + 1 More (1994, estimate: £8,000,000-12,000,000), which stands among the great icons of Doig’s early oeuvre. A visionary apparition rendered on a majestic scale, Cobourg 3 + 1 More conjures a distant, half-remembered reality beneath a shimmering membrane of scattered pigment. Recently awarded the Art Icon Award at... [Lire la suite]
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18 juin 2014

Artists who transformed the nature of portraiture lead exceptional auction at Christie's

 LONDON.- Following on from the success of Christie’s New York Post-War & Contemporary Art auctions in May when the highest total for a single auction in art market history was achieved, on 1st July Christie’s will present an outstanding selection of Post-War and Contemporary art works. The sale represents many of the most important artists and movements of the 20th and 21st centuries, including works by Andy Warhol, Francis Bacon, Tracey Emin and Peter Doig that challenged the notion of the traditional portrait and changed... [Lire la suite]
24 janvier 2013

Five British icons Bacon, Hockney, Jones, Doig, Hirst at auction at Christie's London

Francis Bacon, Man in Blue VI. Oil on canvas, 60⅛ x 46in. Painted in 1954. Estimate: £4,000,000-6,000,000 / US$6,100,000-9,000,000 / €4,500,000-6,700,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2013. LONDON.- On the evening of 13 February, Christie’s London will offer at auction a group of important works created by some of the most celebrated British masters of the 20th century: Francis Bacon (b.1902-1992), Allen Jones (b.1937), David Hockney (b.1937), Peter Doig (b.1959) and Damien Hirst (b.1965). The featured works are... [Lire la suite]
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20 janvier 2010

Major Works by Klein, Doig, Kippenberger and Auerbach Lead Christie's Auction

Yves Klein (1928-1962), "ANT 5", 1962. Pigment and synthetic resin on charred paper card laid down on board, (118 x 78cm.) 46 1/2 x 30 3/4 inches. Estimate: £1,500,000 - 2,000,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010. LONDON.- The Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale will take place on 11 February 2010 at 7pm, and will offer 52 lots with a total pre-sale estimate of £26,290,000 to £38,260,000. The auction will represent a broad spectrum of art from the last 60 years and is highlighted by an important core group... [Lire la suite]
20 janvier 2010

Major Works by Doig, Freud, Richter, Fontana and Ofili Lead Sotheby's Sale

Andy Warhol (1928-1987), Jackie, signed and dated 1964. Estimate: £800,000-1,200,000. Photo: Sotheby's LONDON.- Following Sotheby's outstanding sale of Contemporary Art in New York last November, which soared above high estimate and witnessed all but two lots find buyers, Sotheby’s London Evening Sale of Contemporary Art on Wednesday, February 10, 2010, is set to provide Contemporary Art collectors with the opportunity to acquire important and rare works by some of the foremost Post-War and Contemporary artists. The... [Lire la suite]
11 novembre 2009

Works by Peter Doig, Jeff Koons, and Joan Mitchell Lead Christie's Sale

Mark Rothko (1903-1970) Blue, Red, Black on Red, acrylic on paper laid down on panel, 24 x 18 in. (70 x 45.7 cm.) Painted in 1967. Est. $1,500,000 - $2,000,000. Price Realized $2,042,500. Image Christie's Ltd 2009 NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale totaled $74,151,500/£44,669,578/€49,766,107. Works by artists Peter Doig, Jeff Koons, and Joan Mitchell commanded the top prices. In addition, new world record prices were set for works on paper by Philip Guston, and Brice Marden and a drawing by... [Lire la suite]
15 octobre 2009

Christie's to Unveil Major Works by Basquiat, Doig and Warhol

Peter Doig (b. 1959), "Reflection" (What Does Your Soul Look Like). Oil on canvas, 108 x 78 7/8 in. (274.4 x 200.4 cm.) Executed in 1996. Estimate: $4,000,000 – 6,000,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2009 LONDON.- For the first time ever in London, a major work by Jean-Michel Basquiat, "Brother Sausage" (estimate: $9-12 million) and two seminal works from Andy Warhol’s pivotal Death and Disaster series, "Most Wanted Men #3, Ellis Ruiz B." (estimate: $5.5-6.5 million) and "Tunafish... [Lire la suite]