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  • Sotheby's

Upcoming Auctions: March 2-8

March 1, 2015

An exciting week is ahead of us, when it comes to auctions. First, there is Contemporary Art & Design Evening Sale at Phillips auction house, New York, that will take place on March 3 at 6 PM. Then, on the next day, on March 4, also at Phillips auction house, there will be another auction of contemporary art, that is called Under the Influence. This one will start at 11 AM. On Thursday, March 5, at Sotheby’s, New York, there will be an auction named Contemporary Curated that will start at 10 AM. Then, on Friday March 6, at Christie’s (Rockefeller Plaza in New York), there will be held First Open/NYC auction, of contemporary and post-war art. Then, at the end, there is also Urban Art, an online auction at Artnet auctions, that will feature some of the finest urban artwork. This live auction bidding will take place from March 3 to March 10.

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Matthew Barney – OTTOdrome (manual) A, 1992 (Lot 158) (Courtesy of Phillips)
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Robert Bechtle – Potrero Stroller-Crossing Arkansas Street, 1988 (Lot 230) (Courtesy of Sotheby’s)
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Ed Ruscha – Cherry, 1967 (Lot 5) (Courtesy of Phillips)
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Yayoi Kusama – Infinity Nets TWGZ 2005 (detail), (Lot 41) (Courtesy of Christie’s)

Featured image: Kazuo Shiraga – Untitled, cc 1964 (Lot 22) (Courtesy of Sotheby’s) [mc4wp_form]

  • Phillips

Contemporary Art & Design Evening Sale at Phillips

On Tuesday at 450 Park Avenue, New York, at Phillips auction house, there will be held Contemporary Art & Design Evening Sale at 6 PM. Some serious numbers are at stake, according to estimated prices. The highest estimated price range will have Richard Prince’s Untitled (cowboy) from 1986, with $1-1.5 million. Then, there will be Ed Ruscha’s Cherry from 1967 (Lot 5), that is estimated $600,000 – 800,000. Rudolf Stingel’s Untitled from 2003 is estimated $400,000 – 600,000, Tom Wesselmann’s Blue Nude Drawing from 1999 should be bought for $350,000 – 550,000, Marilyn Minter’s Wave from 2006 is estimated $300,000 – 500,000. Luc Tuymans Exhibit #2 from 2002 should go for $300,000 – 500,000, Peter Doig’s Untitled from 1997 is estimated at $200,000 – 300,000, while Kenneth Noland’s Chac volant from 1982 is estimated $150,000 – 250,000.

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Tom Wesselmann – Blue Nude Drawing, 1999 (Lot 26)
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Sturtevant – Study for Stella Bethlehem’s Hospital, 1990 (Lot 18)

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Rudolf Stingel – Untitled, 2003 (Lot 4)

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Marilyn Minter – Wave, 2006 (Lot 9)
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Luc Tuymans – Exhibit #2, 2002 (Lot 21)
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Kenneth Noland – Chac volant, 1982 (Lot 16)

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Kelley Walker – Untitled, 2009 (Lot 11)

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Keith Haring – Pyramid, 1989 (Lot 27)

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Dan Flavin – Untitled (to Lucie Rie, Master Potter) 1J, 1990 (Lot 14)

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Christian Rosa – Flora or Floral, 2014 (Lot 30)

Featured image: Richard Prince – Untitled (cowboy), 1986 (Lot 8) All images courtesy of Phillips [mc4wp_form]

  • Phillips

Under the Influence at Phillips

At the same place as Contemporary Art & Design Evening Sale that will be held on March 3, at Phillips , on the next day will be organized Under the Influence auction, at 11 AM. At this auction, the highest estimated price has been put on Rodney Graham’s Main Street Tree from 2006. This print is estimated $60,000 – 80,000. The next one is Jean-Baptiste Bernadet’s Untitled (Screensaver) from 2013, which is estimated at $50,000 – 80,000. Angelo Filomen’s Rex et Regina from 2008 should be sold for $50,000 – 70,000, Vik Muniz’s Irises after Van Gogh (from Pictures of Magazines) from 2004 is estimated at $50,000 – 70,000, Matthew Barney OTTOdrome (manual) A from 1992 should be sold for $40,000 – 60,000, and Peter Halley’s Blue Cell Over Horizontal Red Prison from 2004 is estimated at $40,000 – 60,000. Damien Hirst’s In a spin, the action of the world on things Vol. II from 2002 should go for $40,000 – 60,000, Mark Grotjahn’s Poker face (4,097) from 2005 should be sold for $40,000 – 60,000, while Kehinde Wiley’s Passing/Posing (Santus Phillipus A) from 2004 should change the owner for $40,000 – 60,000.

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Wyatt Kahn – Untitled, 2012 (Lot 123)

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Vik Muniz – Irises, after Van Gogh (from Pictures of Magazines), 2004 (Lot 213)

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Rodney Graham – Main Street Tree, 2006 (Lot 210) (Courtesy of Phillips)
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Nick Darmstaedter – James Blond and the British National Modern Wimbledon Library (Pink Panther Blond), 2012 (Lot 170)
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Matthew Barney – OTTOdrome (manual) A, 1992 (Lot 158) (Courtesy of Phillips)

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Evan Penny – Back of Martha, 2007 (Lot 280)

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MR. – Untitled, 2004 (Lot 150)
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Angelo Filomeno – Rex et Regina, 2008 (Lot 183)
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Jean-Baptiste Bernadet – Untitled (Screensaver), 2013 (Lot 179)

Featured image: Mark Flood – Not For Sale, 2013 (Lot 128) All images courtesy of Phillips [mc4wp_form]

  • Sotheby's

Contemporary Curated at Sotheby's

On Thursday. March 5, there is going to be held Contemporary Curated auction at Sotheby’s auction house in New York at 10 AM, with some huge estimated prices for artworks. For instance, the highest estimated price is going to be Kazuo Shiraga’s Untitled, at $1,800,000 — 2,500,000. Mark Tansey’s Study for ‘Clockwork’ that was made from 1993 to 1998, should achieve price in the range of $800,000 — 1,200,000. Giuseppe Penone’s Pelle Di Marmo E Spine D’Acacia-Angela is estimated at $400,000 — 600,000, Robert Indiana’s Love should be sold at $400,000 — 600,000, while Gerhard Richter’s Abstractes Bild is estimated at $350,000 — 500,000. Andy Warhol’s Dollar Sign from 1981 is estimated at $300,000 — 400,000, both Damien Hirst’s Untitled F (Spot Drawing) from 1995 and Jean Dubuffet’s Théâtre Des Errements III from 1963 are estimated at the same price range. John Wesley’s Pink Woman in Sleeveless Sweater from 1995 is estimated at $200,000 — 300,000, Robert Bechtle’s Potrero Stroller-Crossing Arkansas Street from 1988 is also estimated at $200,000 — 300,000, while Mickalene Thomas’ When Ends Meet #1 from 2007 should be sold at $80,000 — 120,000.

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Mark Tansey – Mont Sainte Victoire, 1988 and 1998 (Lot 220)
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Jean Dubuffet – Théâtre Des Errements III, 1963 (Lot 9)
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Giuseppe Penone – Pelle Di Marmo E Spine D’Acacia – Angela, 2002 (Lot 218)
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Alexander Calder – Spindly Yellow Legs, 1948 (Lot 8)

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Robert Indiana – Love, 1966-1999 (Lot 37)

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Andy Warhol – Dollar Sign 1981 (Lot 41)

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Mark Tansey – Study for ‘Clockwork’, 1993-1998 (Lot 221)

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Damien Hirst – Untitled F (Spot Drawing), 1995 (Lot 239)

Featured image: Gerhard Richter – Abstractes Bild, 1988 (Lot 217) All images courtesy of Sotheby’s [mc4wp_form]

  • Christie's

First Open/NYC Auction at Christie's

At the Rockefeller Plaza in New York, on March 6 at Christie’s auction house will be held the auction called First Open/NYC. From 10 AM will be auctioned lots 1-164, and from 2 PM lots 165-358. Andy Warhol’s Triple Dollar Sign from 1981-1982 will have the highest estimated price range at $750,000 – $950,000. Yayoi Kusama’s Infinity Nets TWGZ from 2005 is estimated at $350,000 – $450,000, Gerhard Richter’s Mustang from 2005 is estimated at $250,000 – $350,000, and Tom Wesselmann’s Country Still Life with Yellow Curtain from 1995 should be sold for $200,000 – $300,000. Richard Pousette-Dart’s work Ramapo from 1975-1976 should change the owners for $200,000 – $300,000, and Jim Dine’s Three Hearts from 2000 for $180,000 – $220,000. Edward Ruscha’s The World from 1977 is estimated at $150,000 – $200,000, and Matthew Barney’s Drawing Restraint 9 from 2005 at $120,000 – $180,000.

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Andy Warhol (1928-1987) – Triple Dollar Sign, 1981-1982 (Lot 30)
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Edward Ruscha – The World (Lot 86)
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Jim Dine – Three Hearts, 2000 (Lot 38)
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Matthew Barney – Drawing Restraint 9, 2005 (Lot 188)
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Richard Pousette-Dart – Ramapo, 1975-1976 (Lot 55)
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Tom Wesselmann – Country Still Life with Yellow Curtain, 1995 (Lot 37)
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William Baziotes – Night Landscape, 1947 (Lot 56)

Featured image: Gerhard Richter – Mustangs, 2005 (Lot 33) All images courtesy of Christie’s [mc4wp_form]

  • Artnet

Urban Art Online Auction on Artnet

Finally, in the next week there’s gonna be an online auction Urban art at Artnet auctions. Online bidding will be available from March 3-10. The highest estimated price is set for Fernand Léger’s Étude pour Gaz de France, that was made in 1954–1955, and is at $50,000–60,000. KAWS’ complete set of 10 works called Ups and Downs from 2013 is estimated at $35,000–45,000, Hiroshi Sugimoto’s print German Pavilion – Ludwig Mies van der Rohe from 1997 is estimated $15,000–20,000 and Doug Argue’s White on Black should be sold at $12,000–18,000, as well as Mr. Brainwash’s Punk from 2008. Banksy’s Weston-Super-Mare from 2004 is estimated at $13,000–15,000, and Gerhard Richter’s Haggadah (P2) from 2014 and JonOne’s Brown Sugar from 2004 are estimated at $10,000–12,000. At the end, OS GEMEOS’ lithograph The Other Side from 2014 is estimated at $9,000–12,000, and another Banksy’s work, Rude Copper from 2002 should be sold for $7,000–9,000 USD.

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Artnet
Banksy – Weston-Super-Mare, 2004
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Doug Argue – White on Black, 2012 (Lot ID 106721)
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Fernand Léger – Étude pour Gaz de France, 1954–1955 (Lot ID 106710)
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Hiroshi Sugimoto – German Pavillion – Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, 1997 (Lot ID 106724)
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KAWS – Ups and Downs (complete set of 10 works), 2013
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Sharp – Addio Onkel Tom, 2011

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Banksy – Rude Copper, 2002

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Shepard Fairey – Savage Posse 2, 2006

Featured image: JonOne – Brown Sugar, 2004 All images courtesy of Artnet [mc4wp_form]