29 juin 2017

Andy Warhol and Jean-Michel Basquiat lead Sotheby's Contemporary Sale in London

Oliver Barker fields bids at Sotheby’s Evening Sale of Contemporary Art, 28 June 2017. Courtesy Sotheby’s. LONDON.- Sotheby’s Evening Auction of Contemporary Art in London this evening exceeded its pre-sale high estimate to total £62,325,750 / $79,783,193 / €70,403,354 – an increase of 20% (GBP) / 15% (USD) on the equivalent sale last year. · 95.1% sold by lot, this was the fifth consecutive Contemporary Art Evening Sale at Sotheby’s worldwide with a sell-through rate of over 90%. · An auction record was... [Lire la suite]

11 mai 2016

Basquiat sets artist record at Christie's New York sale at $57.3 million

Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960-1988), Untitled (detail), acrylic on canvas, Painted in 1982. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2016.  NEW YORK, NY.- The May 10 evening sale of Post-War and Contemporary Art realized US$318,388,000 / £220,796,117 /€279,086,291 with sell-through rates of 87% by lot and 91% by value. The sale established 6 new world auction records for artists including Jean-Michel Basquiat, Agnes Martin, Mike Kelley, Richard Prince, Kerry James Marshall and Barry X Ball. The results of tonight’s sale brings the... [Lire la suite]
13 mars 2011

Sotheby's New York Photographs Sale in April to Be Led By Rare Man Ray Works

Man Ray, Solarized Male Torso. Est. $70,000 to $100,000. Photo: Sotheby's NEW YORK, N.Y.- Sotheby’sspring Photographs auction on 6 April in New York will offer a variety of exceptional works, from a recently-rediscovered Mathew Brady daguerreotype to Contemporary photographs by Hiroshi Sugimoto, Richard Prince, and the multi-media master Peter Beard. Of special note are masterpieces of 20th-century photography by Man Ray, Jaromír Funke, Ansel Adams, Edward Weston, Walker Evans, Richard Avedon, and Irving Penn, among many others.... [Lire la suite]
27 mai 2010

Christie’s condamnée à verser 8,5 millions de dollars à Halsey Minor

Halsey Minor (2004) - photographe jdlasica - Licence Creative Commons SAN FRANCISCO (ETATS-UNIS) [26.05.10] – L’homme d’affaires et millionnaire américain, Halsey Minor, sort vainqueur de son procès l’opposant à la maison de vente Christie’s US. Cette dernière doit lui verser une indemnisation de 8,5 millions de dollars pour fraude et violation de contrat. Le juge William Alsup du tribunal de San Francisco a ordonné à la maison de vente Christie’s US de payer 8,57 millions de dollars – environ 7 millions d’euros – de... [Lire la suite]
17 mars 2010

Richard Prince (American, 1949), 'Madame Butterfly', 2006

Richard Prince (American, 1949), 'Madame Butterfly', 2006. photo courtesy Bonhams signed and numbered '35/60' verso, c-type print, 50 x 40.5cm (19 11/16 x 15 15/16in).- Sold for £840 Bonhams. Vision 21, 17 Mar 2010. Knightsbridge www.bonhams.com
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02 juillet 2009

Christie's Auction of Post-War and Contemporary Art in London Realises $31.8 Million

LONDON.-Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Auction took place this evening and realised £19,063,350 / $31,778,604 / €22,513,816 selling 88% by lot and 86% by value. Francis Outred, International Director and Head of Post-War and Contemporary Art, Christie’s Europe: ‘We are delighted with the results of our sales tonight which continued the trend of strong sold rates seen in the first 6 months of this year at our international auctions. This evening, an active market saw 86% of lots find buyers in a sale that achieved... [Lire la suite]

29 juin 2009

Richard Prince, Spiritual America IV, 2005

Richard Prince, Spiritual America IV, 2005 C-print in the artist's frame.  237.5 x 190.5 cm. (93 1/2 x 75 in).   Signed and dated 'Richard Prince 2005' and numbered of two artist's proofs on the reverse. This work is from an edition of three plus two artist's proofs. Est. £400,000-600,000 PROVENANCE Gladstone Gallery, New York EXHIBITED New York, Spiritual America Gallery, Spiritual America IV, May, 2005 (another example exhibited) NOTE The present lot, a monumental photo-portrait entitled Spiritual... [Lire la suite]
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06 juin 2009

"Mapping The Studio" @ Punta della Dogana

BackYard (detail) by American artist Jeff Koons, part of the "Mapping The Studio" exhibition at the Palazzo Grassi and the new Punta della Dogana. EFE/Andrea Merola VENICE.- On June 6th 2009, Punta della Dogana, the new art center for contemporary art of the François Pinault Foundation, opens its doors after fourteen months of renovation entrusted to the Japanese architect Tadao Ando. The first exhibition Mapping the Studio: Artists from the François Pinault Collection, curated by Alison M. Gingeras and Francesco... [Lire la suite]
04 juin 2009

Phillips de Pury & Company Announce Highlights of the Forthcoming London Contemporary Art Sales

LONDON.- Phillips de Pury & Company is pleased to announce the highlights of the forthcoming Contemporary Art sales to take place in London on June 29 at the company’s Howick Place galleries. The Evening sale will offer 40 lots with a total pre-sale estimate between £5.4 – 7.8M and the day sale will offer 132 lots with a total pre-sale estimate between £1.9 – 2.8M. Highlights of the Evening sale include works by Richard Prince, Thomas Schütte, Robert Rauschenberg and Ed Ruscha as well as Mario Merz, Alighiero Boetti, Yue... [Lire la suite]
27 octobre 2008

Evening Sale of Post-War and Contemporary Art @ Christie's New York on November 12

This November, Christie's New York will present its prestigious Evening Sale of Post-War and Contemporary Art, one of the most highly anticipated events of the international auction season. This critically selected sale offers a range of paintings, photographs and sculpture from the most important artists of the 20th Century. Property from a Distinguished Private Collection. Richard Prince (b. 1949), Lake Resort Nurse, nk-jet print and acrylic on canvas, 70 x 48 in. (177.8 x 121.9 cm.). Painted in 2003.... [Lire la suite]