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Market Analysis


Records Set in the Day Sales

BY Chelsea Perkins
editorial assistant at AAP


George Condo, Compression IV (2011) sold for $4.1m (est. $800,000-$1.2m) at Sotheby's © George Condo 2017. Courtesy of the artist and Skarstedt, New York

*This article is part of our special auction report, which you can find here

$4.1m, George Condo, Compression IV (2017), est. $800,000-$1.2m at Sotheby’s Contemporary Day Sale

 

$3.6m, Morris Louis, Gothic (1958), est. $1m-$1.5m at Christie’s Post-War & Contemporary Day Sale

 

$975,000, Pat Steir, Smaller Yellow on Blue Waterfall (1992), est. $600,000-$800,000 at Sotheby’s Contemporary Day Sale

Karin Mamma Andersson, About a Girl (2004) sold for $250,000 (est. $100,000-$150,000) at Christie’s © 2017 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Christie’s Images Ltd. 2017

 

$855,000, Jack Whitten, The Ghost of Joseph Beuys (1986), est. $200,000-$300,000 at Sotheby’s Contemporary Day Sale

 

$795,000, Albert Aublet, L’Heure du bain au Tréport (1885), est. $600,000-$800,000 at Sotheby’s Impressionist & Modern Day Sale

 

$480,500, Magdalena Abakanowicz, Flock (12 Standing Figures) (1990), est. $200,000-$300,000 at Christie’s Post-War & Contemporary Day Sale

 

$447,000, Henry Moore, Draped Seated Figure against Curved Wall (1956), est. $200,000-$300,000 at Phillips 20th Century & Contemporary Day Sale (record for this sculpture by the artist)

 

$337,500, Laurence Jenkell, Bonbon Aluminum Polimiroir (2013), est. $180,000-$250,000 at Sotheby’s Contemporary Day Sale

 

$312,000, David Wojnarowicz, Mexico Crucifix (1987-88), est. $80,000-$120,000 at Christie’s Post-War & Contemporary Day Sale

 

Pat Steir, Smaller Yellow on Blue Waterfall (1992) sold for $975,000 (est. $600,000-$800,000) at Sothebys © Pat Steir, 2017. Photo credit: Sotheby’s

$250,000, Karin Mamma Andersson, About a Girl (1962), est. $100,000-$150,000 at Christie’s Post-War & Contemporary Day Sale

 

$250,000, Luis Tomasello, Atmosphère Chromoplastique no. 404 (1976), est. $100,000-$150,000 at Sotheby’s Contemporary Day Sale

 

$212,400, Tom Otterness, Bear (1988), est. $18,000-$25,000 at Christie’s Post-War & Contemporary Day Sale

 

$162,000, Martin Wong, The Flood (1984), est. $50,000-$70,000 at Christie’s Post-War & Contemporary Day Sale

 

$100,000, Pietro Roccasalva, Il Traviatore (2011), est. $50,000-$70,000 at Phillips 20th Century & Contemporary Day Sale

 

$85,000, Shara Hughes, Sailing (2006), est. $10,000-$15,000 at Phillips 20th Century & Contemporary Day Sale

 

$75,000 Donald Roller Wilson, The Second Visit of the Queen (1979), est. $25,000-$35,000 at Christie’s Post-War & Contemporary Day Sale

 

$56,250, Kon Trubkovich, Out of the black and into the white (2012), est. $25-000-$35,000 at Phillips 20th Century & Contemporary Day Sale

Shara Hughes, Sailing (2006) sold for $85,000 (est. $10,000-$15,000) at Phillips. Courtesy Phillips/Phillips.com

 

$43,750, Simone Leigh, Overburdened with Significance (2011), est. $20,000-$30,000 at Sotheby’s Contemporary Day Sale

 

$40,000, Titus Kaphar, Tina Vesper (2009), est. $10,000-$15,000 at Phillips 20th Century & Contemporary Day Sale

 

$32,500, Sanya Kantarovsky, Untitled (2011), est. $10,000-$15,000 at Phillips 20th Century & Contemporary Day Sale

 

$18,750, Sari Dienes, Shard Straps (c.1950-55), est. $15,000-$20,000 at Christie’s Post-War & Contemporary Day Sale

 

$11,250, Albert Goguet Mantelet, Élégante au bord de l’eau (c.1899), est. $5,000-$7,000 at Sotheby’s Impressionist & Modern Day Sale

 

 



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