Phillips de Pury Contemporary Sale Results




Phillips de Pury in London completed the successful week of contemporary evening sales in their New York style Howick Place premises in Victoria with 29 selective lots achieving £5,409,200 ($8,725,040). 24 of the lots found buyers the highpoint being Jean-Michel Basquiat’s “Overrun” (1985) which sold for for £1,127,650 ($1,815,517) Robert Rauschenberg’s multi-layered “Address Unknown” (1998) estimated at £250-350,000 failed to sell.



Phillips de Pury London Contemporary Art Evening Sale Highlights

Jean-Michel Basquiat
Overrun, £1,127,650 /$1,818,899

Raqib Shaw, Absence of God III… And His Tears of Blood Will Drown the Cities of Men II £553,250/$892,392

Ilya and Emilia Kabakov, The Painting on an Easel, £361,250/$582,696

Rudolf Stingel, Untitled, £361,250/$582,696

Peter Fischli and David Weiss, 4 Hostessen (4 Stewardesses), £277,250/$447,204

Gunther Uecker
, Mutation, £223,250/$360,102

Wade Guyton, Untitled, £213,650/$344,617

Karel Appel, Birds Over the Red Sea, £205,250/$331,068

Albert Oehlen
, Untitled, £193,250/$311,712

World Records Achieved

Wade Guyton, Untitled, £223,250/$360,102

Jim Lambie, Night Divides the Day, £91,250/ $147,186

Georg Herold, Untitled, 121,250/$195,576


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