Auction Preview: (Red) Auction at Sotheby’s, Miami, Dec 5

Top lots

Theaster Gates (B. 1973): a flag for the least of them, decommissioned fire hose. 59 7/8 by 84 5/8 in. 152 by 215 cm. Executed in 2018. Estimate: 450,000 USD — 500,000 USD

Jenny Saville (B.1970): Susanna. Signed and dated 2017-18, pastel and charcoal on watercolor paper mounted on board. 78 3/4 by 59 7/8 in. 200 by 252 cm. Executed in 2017-18. Estimate: 450,000 USD — 550,000 USD

Sean Scully (B. 1945): Red. Signed on the reverse, oil on aluminum. 28 by 32 in. 71.1 by 81.2 cm. Executed in 2018. Estimate: 350,000 USD — 450,000 USD

Bernar Venet (B. 1941): 83.5° ARC X 10. Cor-ten steel. 77 1/2 by 42 1/2 by 27 1/2 in. 197 by 108 by 70 cm. Executed in 2018, this work is unique, registered in the artist’s archives under inventory number bv18s13 and is eligible for a certificate of authenticity signed by the artist. Estimate: 180,000 USD — 220,000 USD

– Sir Jony Ive and Marc Newson: The (Red) Diamond Ring, A Diamond Foundry® Created Diamond. A Diamond Foundry® created diamond. This bespoke ring, created exclusively for the (RED) Auction, will be made to fit the buyer (up to a size 5). Estimate: 150,000 USD — 250,000 USD

Marc Quinn (B. 1964): (Red) Eclipse. Oil on canvas. Diameter: 78 3/8 in. 199 cm.. Executed in 2018. Estimate: 150,000 USD — 200,000 USD

– Jennifer Guidi (B. 1972): energy of love (painted universe mandala sf #4f, red, natural ground). Oil, acrylic and sand on linen. 92 by 74 in. 233.7 by 188 cm. Executed in 2018. This work was donated to the (RED) Auction by the Artist, Gagosian Gallery, David Kordansky Gallery and Massimo De Carlo. Estimate: 120,000 USD — 150,000 USD

Lorna Simpson (B. 1960): Here and now. Signed on the reverse, ink and screenprint on gessoed fiberglass, in 2 parts. Each: 67 by 50 by 1 3/8 in. 170.2 by 127 by 3.5 cm. Overall: 67 by 100 by 1 3/8 in. 170.2 by 254 by 3.5 cm. Executed in 2018. Estimate: 120,000 USD — 180,000 USD

Yinka Shonibare (B. 1962): Red Lantern Kid. Fiberglass mannequin, Dutch wax printed cotton textile, lantern, resin, metal, globe and steel baseplate. 54 1/2 by 22 7/8 by 23 5/8 in. 138.5 by 58 by 60 cm. Executed in 2018. Estimate: 100,000 USD — 150,000 USD

Richard Diebenkorn (1922 – 1993): Blue Surround. Signed with the artist’s initials, dated 82 and numbered 17/35 color aquatint with etching and drypoint on Rives BFK wove paper. 35 by 26 1/4 in. 88.9 by 66.7 cm. Executed in 1982, this work is number 17 from an edition of 35, plus 10 artist’s proofs. This work was donated to the (RED) Auction by Bank of America. Estimate: 100,000 USD — 150,000 USD

What: (Red) Auction
Where: Sotheby’s; 4040 NE 2nd Ave, Miami, FL USA
When: December 5; 07.00 pm EST

Public Viewing: Sat, 01 Dec 18 | 10:00 am – 06:00 pm EST
Sun, 02 Dec 18 | 10:00 am – 06:00 pm EST
Mon, 03 Dec 18 | 10:00 am – 06:00 pm EST
Tue, 04 Dec 18 | 10:00 am – 08:00 pm EST
Wed, 05 Dec 18 | 10:00 am – 03:00 pm EST
Thurs, 06 Dec 18 | 10:00 am – 08:00 pm EST
Fri, 07 Dec 18 | 10:00 am – 06:00 pm EST

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