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 … +


Rockefeller Estate Auctions Art Collection to Benefit Charities

Wed 7 Jun, 2017

Christie’s auction house in New York announced today that the Rockefeller estate will sell more than 2,000 works from Peggy and David Rockefeller’s collection in order to benefit a dozen charities as well as New York’s Museum of Modern Art. With an estimated worth of $700 million, the works could set the record for the most valuable collection ever sold at auction. … +


Phillips Contemporary Evening Auction Brings In $110.3 Million

POSTED May 19, 2017 Peter Doig, Rosedale, 1991. Phillips Twentieth Century and Contemporary Art Evening sale in midtown Manhattan on Thursday night netted $110.3 million, more than doubling what it brought in last year. All thirty-seven of the auction’s lots sold. Peter Doig’s, Rosedale, 1991—a painting of a house in the woods—led the sale, hammering down to Phillips deputy chairman Svetlana Marich, … +


Christie’s Super-charged Night

Thu 18 May, 2017

Studded with top class and fresh to market works, Christie’s pulled off a stunning evening sale of Post-War and Contemporary art, tallying $449,929,500 for the 68 lots that sold. Despite a savage day on Wall Street, only three of the 71 lots offered failed to sell for a stellar and almost unheard of buy-in rate by lot of four percent. The tally … +


Institute for Contemporary Art & Primary Present : Collecting 101| In Conversation

Join us for an evening of good drinks and great conversation as the Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami and Primary present “Collecting 101”, A conversation with industry professionals Jimena Guijarro of Guijarro de Pablo Art Consultants, Valentina Garcia of Phillips Auction House, & Cristina Gonzalez of Primary. Beginning to collect comes with many questions, here is your opportunity to meet on a … +