Art Market

10 In-Demand Works on Artsy This Week: November 16, 2020

Shannon Lee and Beatrice Sapsford
Nov 16, 2020 5:30PM

In this weekly series, Artsy’s Curatorial and Editorial teams offer a look at the artworks that are currently gaining traction among collectors on Artsy. Looking at our internal data, we share a selection of works that Artsy members are engaging with through inquiries, bids, page views, and saves. The following pieces are culled from recent online auctions and art fairs hosted on Artsy, as well as exhibitions and works added by our gallery partners.

David Hockney, Pool Made with Paper and blue ink (1980)

A 1980 lithograph print featuring one of David Hockney’s iconic swimming pools has attracted collector interest over the past week at the Artsy x Seoul Auctions “Contemporary Icons” sale. Having met its reserve price, the work is on pace to sell well within its estimate before the auction closes on November 18th.

Browse available works by David Hockney.

Amoako Boafo, Untitled (2018)

Amoako Boafo
Untitled, 2018

This 2018 portrait by Ghanaian artist Amoako Boafo has already seen a flurry of inquiries since being uploaded to the platform by Visioner on November 5th. Featured as one of the artists in The Artsy Vanguard 2020, Boafo has had a meteoric rise in the art world, making his work subject to flipping this past year. This past September saw the opening of Boafo’s inaugural solo exhibition with Mariane Ibrahim, “I Stand By Me,” which presented a series of never-before-seen works.

Browse available works by Amoako Boafo.

Alejandro Cardenas, The Ghost (2020)

Alejandro Cardenas
The Ghost, 2020
Stems Gallery

Part of Alejandro Cardenas’s current sold-out solo show “The Traveler” at Stems Gallery in Brussels, this otherworldly painting is among the Los Angeles–based artist’s most recent works. Uploaded to the platform on November 3rd, the piece received significant interest before selling with the rest of the works on view.

Browse available works by Alejandro Cardenas.

Mashudu Nevhutalu, Day at the Park (2020)

This ethereal portrait by South African artist Mashudu Nevhutalu was uploaded to Artsy as part of his solo exhibition “Matriarchs” at 99 Loop Gallery. A tribute to the women in his family, the exhibition features portraits painted in the artist’s warm, saturated palette.

Browse available works by Mashudu Nevhutalu.

Alex Katz, Homage to Monet (triptych) 2019

Uploaded as part of the recent Rago Auctions “Prints + Multiples” sale, Alex Katz’s triptych paying homage to Monet’s water lilies easily surpassed its high estimate before bidding closed. Part of an edition of 100, the print is a playful Pop-art take on the Impressionist masterwork.

Browse available works by Alex Katz.

Andrew Salgado, Neon Odalisque (2020)

Andrew Salgado
Neon Odalisque, 2020
Beers London

Currently on view as part of Beers London’s presentation at Art Toronto, this mixed-media work by the Canadian-British artist Andrew Salgado has seen consistent interest since being uploaded to the platform on October 6th. An expressive blend of figuration and abstraction, the work continues Salgado’s ongoing exploration of the emotional potency of color.

Browse available works by Andrew Salgado.

Amadou Sanogo, On lui confie la tête, mais on lui retire la langue (2019)

Amadou Sanogo
On lui confie la tête, mais on lui retire la langue, 2019

Demand for this painting by Malian artist Amadou Sanogo has seen a recent spike. Uploaded onto the platform on October 15th as part of Le Pari(s), the painting demonstrates Sanogo’s experience with traditional Malian textiles and patterns. He was recently included in our list of artists for Basquiat fans to follow.

Browse available works by Amadou Sanogo.

Fin Dac, Sansho (2020)

Fin Dac
Sansho, 2020
JG Contemporary

Prints of this image by the Irish street artist Fin Dac are currently being sold by London’s JG Contemporary to fundraise for the Armenia Fund. Part of an edition of 20, this particular print has received several inquiries since it was uploaded onto Artsy on October 25th.

Browse available works by Fin Dac.

Yoshitomo Nara, Real One (2020)

This Yoshitomo Nara print accumulated a number of bids above its high estimate prior to selling as part of the Artsy x Forum Auctions “Selected Street Art” sale. Nara’s massive, 25-foot-tall sculpture Miss Forest (LACMA Version) (2020) was recently acquired by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

Browse available works by Yoshitomo Nara.

Mehdi Ghadyanloo, Future Intuition (2015)

Though it’s only been a short while since this piece was uploaded to Artsy as part of Tate Ward’s “By Collectors For Collectors” auction, this print by Iranian artist Mehdi Ghadyanloo has already surpassed its high estimate amid early bidding excitement. Based on the initial interest, the work is expected to become very popular by the time bidding closes on November 24th.

Browse available works by Mehdi Ghadyanloo.

Shannon Lee
Beatrice Sapsford