29 juin 2010

Sotheby's Contemporary Art Auction Realises $62 Million-Within Pre-Sale Expectations

Yves Klein (1928 - 1962), RE 49, 122.5 by 98cm. Estimate 4,500,000—6,500,000 GBP Lot Sold 6,201,250 GBP . photo Sotheby's LONDON.- This evening, Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Auction realised the solid total of £41,091,800 ($61,806,176/€50,111,626) – within pre-sale expectations (est: £38,330,000- 52,830,000). This represents the third highest total for a Summer Sale of Contemporary Art at Sotheby’s London and is a 60% increase on the equivalent sale last year. The sale established sell-through rates of 83% by lot and... [Lire la suite]
25 mai 2010

Sotheby's to Sell One of the Most Iconic Works of Art by Bharti Kher

The Skin Speaks a Language not its Own" by Bharti Kher. Estimate: £700,000-1,000,000. Photo: Sotheby's. LONDON.- Sotheby's announced that it will offer for sale Bharti Kher’s celebrated sculpture The Skin Speaks a Language not its Own, one of the most iconic and most talked-about works of art by a contemporary Indian artist and the masterpiece of the leading female artist of her generation. Awe-inspiring in its scale, detail and beauty, this life-sized female Indian elephant, will be offered in Sotheby’s Contemporary Art... [Lire la suite]