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Phillips Frieze London 2015 Auctions Total £37.9 million

16-10-2015
 
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The ‘Frieze Week’ auctions at Phillips totalled £38,522,675 / $58,694,880 / €51,305,365 selling 99% by value and 86% by lot. “We are very pleased with tonight’s results,” said Peter Sumner, Head of the Contemporary Art, London of the Contemporary Art Evening Sale.

“We sold 100% of our lots to a broad array of buyers. The contemporary market remains a dynamic space with collectors actively engaged across multiple price points. Our international team worked hard to put together a sale that offered desirable works and we’re pleased that collectors reacted this evening with such an appetite.”

Phillips’ Contemporary Art Evening Sale totalled £31,502,000 / $47,883,040 / €41,897,660 selling 100% by lot. The Contemporary Art Day Sale totalled £5,992,800 / $9,228,912 / €8,030,352 selling 92% by value and 82% by lot.* The auction of Lucian Freud etchings from an important American collection totalled £1,027,875 / $1,582,928 / €1,377,353 selling 98% by value by 94% by lot. **


Top Ten Evening Sale Lots:

• Cy Twombly Untitled, 2006 £7,922,500 / $12,042,200 / €10,536,925

• Mark Bradford Constitution IV, 2013 £3,778,500 / $5,743,320 / €5,025,405

• Christopher Wool Untitled, 1994 £2,266,500 / $3,445,080 / €3,014,445

• Yoshitomo Nara Missing in Action, 2000 £1,986,500 / $3,019,480 / €2,642,045

• Rudolf Stingel Untitled, 1996 £1,930,500 / $2,934,360 / €2,567,565

• Tauba Auerbach Untitled (Fold), 2011 £1,426,500 / $2,168,280 / €1,897,245

• Christopher Wool Untitled (Jazz death), 2003 £1,314,500 / $1,998,040 / €1,748,285

• Lucio Fontana Concetto Spaziale, Attese 1964 £1,314,500 / $1,998,040 / €1,748,285

• Neo Rauch Die Lage, 2006 £866,500 / $1,317,080 / €1,152,445

• Mark Grotjahn Untitled (Three-Tiered Perspective), 2000 £842,500 / $1,280,600 / €1,120,525

Evening Sales Auction Records:

• Yoshitomo Nara Missing in Action, 2000 £1,986,500 / $3,019,480 / €2,642,045

• Mark Bradford Constitution IV, 2013 £3,778,500 / $5,743,320 / €5,025,405

• Danh Vo VJ Star, 2010 £602,500 / $915,800 / €801,325

Top Ten Day Sale Lots:

• Jean Dubuffet Site aux Promenadeurs, 1982 £290,500 / $447,370 / €389,270

• Gerhard Richter Abstraktes Bild (753-7), 1991 £194,500 / $299,530 / €260,630

• Damien Hirst Clamy Love, 2007 £182,500 / $281,050 / €244,550

• Ugo Rondinone The Fascinated, 2013 £158,500 / $244,090 / €212,390

• John Baldessari Various Figures Dancing (with Large Black Shape), 1995 £146,500 / $225,610 / €196,310

• Andy Warhol Doda Voridis, 1977 £146,500 / $225,610 / €196,310

• Damien Hirst Potassium Chloride ACS Reagent, 2004 £134,500 / $207,130 / €180,230

• Yoshitomo Nara I Think, Therefore I Am...A Dog, 2003 £122,500 / $188,650 / €164,150

• Andy Warhol Helen/Harry Morales for "Ladies and Gentlemen, 1975 £122,500 / $188,650 / €164,150

• Andy Warhol Mark Leibowitz, 1977 £110,500 / $170,170 / €148,070

Top Ten Lots From Lucian Freud 32 Etchings: From An Important American Collection:

• Lucian Freud Naked Man on a Sofa, c. 1985 £122,500 / $188,650 / €164,150 Auction record for this proof ***

• Lucian Freud Self-Portrait: Reflection, 1996 £86,500 / $133,210 / €115,910 Auction record for this edition

• Lucian Freud Eli, 2002 £86,500 / $133,210 / €115,910

• Lucian Freud Garden in Winter, 1998 £74,500 / $114,730 / €99,830

• Lucian Freud Kai, 1991 £68,500 / $105,490 / €91,790

• Lucian Freud Large Head, 1993 £68,500 / $105,490 / €91,790

• Lucian Freud Woman with an Arm Tattoo, 1996 £60,000 / $92,400 / €80,400

• Lucian Freud Pluto Aged Twelve, 2000 £50,000 / $77,000 / €67,000

• Lucian Freud After Chardin, 2000 £50,000 / $77,000 / €67,000 Auction record for this proof

• Lucian Freud Woman Sleeping, 1995 £43,750 / $67,375 / €58,625


* Lot 263 of the Contemporary Art Day Sale was sold immediately after it was offered on the rostrum.

** Lots 3, 11 and 31 of the Lucian Freud Etchings Auction were sold immediately after they were offered on the rostrum.

***This lot was sold immediately after it was offered on the rostrum.


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