03 mai 2010

Sotheby's Prints Sale 30 Apr 10 Highlights Results

Sotheby's Prints sale 30 Apr 10 10:00 AM in New York made a total of $7,776,888 (£5,125,478). Mary Bartow, Director of Prints, commented, “We are very happy with the results of our two-day sale. While we did not see the volume of bids on each lot that we have seen in the past, we saw a great pool of new buyers participate in this sale and had very active underbidding from both Russian and Southeast Asian clients. We also had strong participation from both private clients and dealers. Artists with established reputations, such as... [Lire la suite]
14 mai 2009

New World Auction Records set for Hockney, Oldenburg, Wheeler, and Smith at Christie's

David Hockney (b. 1937), Beverly Hills Housewife, diptych--acrylic on canvas overall: 72 x 144 in. (183 x 366 cm.). Price realised : $7,922,500. New world auction record for the artist. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd. 2009. NEW YORK, NY.- In a packed salesroom, bidders drove Christie's Post War & Contemporary Art Evening Sale total to $93,734,500, led by strong results for the Betty Freeman Collection and five new world auction records for artists David Hockney, Claes Oldenburg, Douglas Wheeler, Tony Smith, and Kerry... [Lire la suite]
21 avril 2009

Rare and Spectacular Master Works Highlight Christie's Post-War & Contemporary Art Sale

NEW YORK, NY.- Christie's Post-War & Contemporary Art Evening Sale on May 13 will offer fresh to market works from some of the most prominent artists of Post-War and Contemporary Art. The 54 lot sale is expected to achieve $71-104 million. Robert Manley, Head of Christie’s New York Post-War & Contemporary Art Evening Sale said: “The May 13 Evening Sale will draw collectors with rare and exceptional masterworks that encompass the full spectrum of Post-War and Contemporary Art. Collectors in this market have become more... [Lire la suite]