26 septembre 2010

Sotheby's Sale of Lehman Brothers Collection Totals $12.3 Million

Untitled 1 (detail), by US artist Julie Mehretu. Est: $600,000 - 800,000. Sold for: $1,022,500 (£652,562) (€767,285). Photo: Sotheby's. LONDON.- Sotheby’s sale of selected works from the distinguished Neuberger Berman and Lehman Brothers Corporate Art Collections brought a total of $12,277,751 today, reaching the high estimate ($8/12 million). Seventeen auction records were set for artists including Julie Mehretu and Glenn Ligon, and the sale was 83% sold by lot with more than half of those works bringing prices above their... [Lire la suite]
02 juillet 2009

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

Peter Doig's Night Playground achieved 2nd highest price for the artist at auction. Photo: Alberto Gonzalez/Christie's Images Ltd. 2009 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... [Lire la suite]