Contemporary Art Evening Sale – 12 May 2009




The Contemporary Art Department at Sotheby’s focuses on a diverse range of artists and schools from early Abstract Expressionism through today. Our sales typically include fine paintings, drawings, photographs, sculptures and installations from nearly every notable Contemporary movement of the post-war 20th-and 21st-centuries.Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Department is currently the undisputed leader in the category, consistently achieving record results and setting the gold standard for market performance. Sotheby’s has achieved the top price for a work of post-war art with the sale of Francis Bacon’s Triptych, 1976 ($86.3 million), the top price for a work by a female living artist with the sale of Marlene Dumas’ The Visitor ($6.3 million), the top price for a Contemporary photograph with the sale of Richard Prince’s Untitled (Cowboy) ($3.4 million) and the top price for a post-war work on paper with the sale of Jasper Johns’ 0 Through 9 ($10.9 million). Sotheby’s also holds the artist …

Duration 12 May 2009 - 12 May 2009
Times Session 1: Tue, 12 May 09, 7:00 PM
Cost catalogue available
Venue Sotheby's (New York)
Address 1334 York Avenue at 72nd St New York 10021, ,
Contact 212) 606-7000 / enquiries@sothebys.com / www.sothebys.com

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